JK Affairs

  • Four killed in accident on J-K Highway

    Jammu, Oct 31: Four people were killed and six others were injured when an SUV hit a divider and overturned on the Jammu-Srinagar National Highway in Jammu district on Thursday morning, police officials said. The vehicle was carrying ten persons, mostly labourers from Bihar, to Jammu when the accident took place at Jajjar Kotli around 4 am, they said....Read More

  • Dharmarth Trust appoints new Trustees, Council Member Announces Diwali bonus, dearness allowance for employees

    JAMMU: In a recently held meeting of the Dharmarth Trust Council, its Chairman Trustee, Dr. Karan Singh announced the Dearness Allowance of 7% and a Diwali Bonus of 20% for the Trust employees as recognition of their valuable services. Dr. Karan Singh also announced the appointment of two new trustees, his grandsons, Martand Singh and Ranvijay Singh as well as a new Member of the Council, Sunil Trakru. The Dharmarth Trust Council meeting was held on the 22nd of October which was attended by the Trustees, Members of the Council and the Administrative Officials. The Dharmarth Trust Council and Trustees reviewed the administrative and maintenance issues and developments of Temples both in...Read More

  • Ensure availability of basic minimum facilities in schools: Div Com to DCs

    JAMMU, OCT 21: Divisional Commissioner, Sanjeev Verma today directed Deputy Commissioners to ensure that basic minimum facilities i.e toilets, drinking water, electricity supply, adequate number of class rooms, play grounds are made available in all the Government schools of Jammu division. The Div Com issued the directions while reviewing availability of basic minimum facilities in schools of the division and other related issues here at a meeting with concerned officers. The Deputy Commissioners apprised the Div Com about the number of schools having the facilities besides in their respective districts. It was informed that majority of the schools have basic facilities while some school...Read More

  • Chief Secretary clears Rs 459 Cr industrial projects in 44th APCC meet

    SRINAGAR, OCT 21: In the 44th meeting of Apex Projects Clearance Committee (APCC) held under the Chairmanship of Chief Secretary, BVR Subramanyam, industrial projects with an investment of Rs.459 crores were cleared. The projects cleared include setting up of a mini Food Park by M/s Nav Bharat Group at Bari Brahmana with a projected investment of Rs.78.27 crore and substantial expansion programme of M/s Kandhari Beverages approved with a cost of Rs.78 crore. In Kashmir Region, the projects cleared included the setting up of a unit of Manufacture of Kraft Paper by M/s Rose Infrareal Construction International Limited with a project cost of Rs.123 crores, C.A Store by M/s Red Apple (I) Cold...Read More

  • FC Finance discusses budget proposals for J&K, Ladakh with Administrative Secretaries

    SRINAGAR, OCT 21: Financial Commissioner Finance Department, Dr Arun Kumar Mehta today held extensive discussions with the Administrative Secretaries of various departments regarding budget proposals for the financial year 2020–2021 for Union Territory (UT) of Jammu & Kashmir and UT of Ladakh, which will take the formal shape on October 31. The budget was discussed with around a dozen departments including Finance, Animal & Sheep Husbandry, Fisheries, PDD, Horticulture, PHE, Irrigation and Flood Control, Home, Health & Medical Education and other departments. While chairing separate meetings with various departments, Dr Mehta was informed about the strategies conceived by these department...Read More

  • Prof. Geeta Singh, Director CPDHE, Delhi University calls on Governor

    SRINAGAR, OCT 21: Prof. Geeta Singh, Director, CPDHE, Delhi University today called on the Governor, Satya Pal Malik here at the Raj Bhavan and held detailed discussions on varied subjects, largely relating to the education scenario and development of youth in Jammu and Kashmir. Prof. Geeta, who is a noted academician, shared her experience with the Governor on her current visit to Kashmir Valley and briefed him how the youth of Kashmir can be engaged/attracted towards sports, skill development and progress of the nation. Governor appreciated the initiative of Prof. Geeta and advised her to continue to make her efforts for the development of the yo...Read More

  • Avneet Kour, Ishant shines in Japan, clinched 2 silver, awarded with 2nd Dan Grade

    JAMMU, Oct 21: Young and promising karate Kas’ from J&K namely Sensei Avneet Kour & Sensei Ishant Gupta by showing tremendous & marvellous performance have, clinched Two Silver Medals in Hasuda Karate Championship JAPAN in the KATA Women / Boys event and successfully qualify in 2nd DAN Master Grade. This achievement is the pride for the State of Jammu and Kashmir and it is first time in the history that young players has been awarded with 2nd DAN Black Belt Master Grade by the World’s largest Tenshinkan KarateDo Federation, World Headquarter, JAPAN. The India Tenshinkan karate Do team was led by Koshi Hasrat Ali Khan Chief Instructor INDIA. As per the release Sensei Avneet Kour (Stud...Read More

  • ACB registers FIR in JK Bank loan fraud of Rs 1100 Cr

    ACB registers FIR in JK Bank loan fraud of Rs 1100 Cr Srinagar: ACB registered Preliminary Enquiry (PE) into allegations“that the officers/officials of J&K Bank Branch Mahim Mumbai and Ansal Plaza, New Delhi have sanctioned loan to the tune of Rs. 800 crore in favor of firm namely M/S REI Agro Ltd, on fake documents and in violation of the laid down banking procedure during the year 2011 to 2013 which resulted in the accounts becoming NPA in the year 2014 thereby causing a huge financial loss to the bank”. It emerged during PE that the Firm REI Agro, which has shown its Head Office at Kolkata and Corporate office at New Delhi, approached Mahim Mumbai Branch of JK Bank without having any o...Read More

  • Northern Army Commander visits forward pots in Siachen sector

    Srinagar, Oct20: Lieutenant General Ranbir Singh, General Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Northern Command visited forward posts in Siachen Glacier today. He was accompanied by Lieutenant General Harinder Singh, General Officer Commanding, 'Fire & Fury Corps'. Complimenting the troops deployed in the Sector for their dedication and perseverance, Lieutenant General Ranbir Singh said that the nation is proud of the valour and sacrifices of the 'Siachen Warriors'. He exhorted them to continue to uphold the high standards of professionalism and commitment, even while deployed in the face of extreme challenges posed by the highest battlefield in the world. He also laid a wreath at the Siachen War ...Read More

  • LMD fines Car Manufacturer Co. Rs 50,000 for selling lubricant oil, other accessories without MRP

    JAMMU, OCTOBER 20: Acting on the complaint by a consumer alleging charging of exorbitant rates on the sale of Lubricant Oil while routine car service, Legal Metrology department undertook inspection and booked M/S FCA India Automobile Pvt Ltd, Mumbai, imposing a fine of Rs 50,000 on the company. The consumer in his complaint alleged that he was charged excessively for Lubricant Oil during car service and that on checking, no MRP was printed on the product. The team of LMD inspected the car dealer of said company at Kunjwani and found the packs of Oil, other accessories were not bearing mandatory declarations. The case was registered and the company was put to legal notice to show cause wh...Read More

  • DC visits border villages to assess damages due to cross border firing

    KATHUA, OCTOBER 20: Deputy Commissioner, O P Bhagat today conducted an extensive tour of border villages covering Pansar and Manyari of Hiranagar Sub Division to assess the damages caused due to cross border firing. At village Manyari, the DC visited the damaged house of one family belonging to nomadic community and assured them of every possible help from District Administration. Emphasizing the importance of bunkers, DC said that the lives of the family members were saved as they took timely refuge in the bunker. The DC was apprised that a team has already evaluated the damage caused in the cross border firing pertaining to this family and all possible help will be given to them from Re...Read More

  • Power shutdown

    Jammu, October 20: In order to carry out various upgradation/repair works, the power supply to Bathindi and its adjoining areas fed from B-1 feeder shall remain affected on October 24 from 08 am to 02 pm. Similarly, the power supply to Arnia and its adjoining areas fed from Arnia feeder shall remain affected on October 21, 22 and 24 from 08 am to 02 pm. Likewise, the power supply to Babliana and its adjoining areas fed from BL-2 and BL-6 feeders shall remain affected on October 23 and 25 from 08 am to 02 pm. Meanwhile, the power supply to Bishnah and its adjoining areas fed from New Bishnah feeder shall remain affected on October 22 from 08 am to 02 pm. Similarly, the power supply to Bi...Read More

  • BJP is committed to fulfil the promises: Kavinder

    Kavinder Starts Blacktopping works worth 2 crores at Satwari in Gandhi Nagar Constituency Jammu: Giving further pace to the development activities, Former Deputy Chief Minister & senior BJP leader Kavinder Gupta inaugurated blacktopping worksof Interior roads of NaiBasti, Satwari to be completed at Rs. two (02) crores. Gupta during his detailed tour of the area took detailed review of ongoing development activities alongwith the councillor from ward Pawan Singh. Gupta started the blacktopping of road from Vijay Park area, Ram Pura, Ashok Pura. Prominent persons of the area who were present on the occasion were Vinay Gupta, Naveen, Sanjay Gupta, Ram Lal Choudhary, Raj Singh and Jyoti. Sp...Read More

  • Race Narayana IIT/NEET Academy launches NSET-2019 National Scholarship Eligibility Test 2019 (NSET-2019) Launched

    Jammu, October 20, 2019: National Scholarship Eligibility Test (NSET-2019), the nation’s most challenging academic testing opportunity for the science stream students of class 7th to 12th has been launched today, at Race Narayana Academy Jammu. Eminent academician, Dr. S.K. Thakur was Chief guest at the Launching Ceremony of NSSC-2019 and Sh. Sunil Kesar, KPS was guest of honour at the launching function. Registration for “National Scholarship Eligibility Test (NSET-2019),” has been set open today onward upto November 28, through online registration at www.racenarayna.com. Registration can also be initiated by through WhatsApp or texting on 7780943639 or by visiting the 77AD RNA offic...Read More

  • BDCs polls gateway to development: Khanna

    Jammu: BJP National Vice-President & J&K Prabhari Avinash Rai Khanna stated that Block Development Council (BDCs) poll are going to act as development way for all the rural and far flung areas neglected for long 70 years by the successive royal families of Abdullah’s, Mufti’s very well supported by Gandhi’s for the continuous loot of valuable resources of Jammu, Kashmir and Ladakh. Khanna claimed this while he addressed successive organizational meetings at Samba, Kathua and Ghagwal in connection with Block Development Council election going to be held shortly in the region. Khanna was also accompanied by former Ministers Chander Prakash Ganga and Rajiv Jasrotia, District President Jangbi...Read More

  • Shiv Sena starts " Saheb Khana " for just Rs. 10

    Jammu: - Shiv Sena Bala Saheb Thackeray J&K unit today launched a scheme called "Saheb Khana" for the needy and common peoples in Jammu for just Rs. 10 only . Addressing the gathering and attendees of the party state head Manish Sahni said that as per the instructions of the party national president, Honorable Uddhav Saheb Thackeray the national Secretary Sh Anil Desai ji has instructed all the units to start a scheme named "Saheb Khana' to provide food to the needy and common people for just Rs. 10 in this era of inflation. Sahni said that the Jammu and Kashmir unit, become Ist to launch this. He said that initially this service start from party office and introducing this for 500 ...Read More

  • Pt Premnath Dogra Ji deserves Bharat Ratna: Brig Gupta

    The legendary Dogra leader Pandit Prem Nath Dogra who was the first leader from J&K to raise voice against Article 370 and struggled to ensure total integration of the state with rest of the country after the Maharaja was forced to live in exile and state’s administration was taken over by Sheikh Mohammad Abdullah who harboured different ideas. Pandit ji was a great visionary and was quick enough to understand the intent of Sheikh Abdullah and National Conference and dared to make public his apprehensions, stated Brig Anil Gupta, State Spokesperson of Bharatiya Janata Party. He further added that because of his blind love for the Sheikh, Pandit Jawahar Lal Nehru, the then Prime Minister of ...Read More

  • Yudhvir Sethi calls for collective efforts for steering J&K to pinnacles of progress, development BJP General Secretary J&K, Yudhvir Sethi alongwith District Jammu Prabhari Jugal Dogra on called for collective efforts for steering the state to the pinnacles of development, progress, peace and prosperity. He said the BJP Government at the Centre is endeavoring for uplift of the people of all the three regions of the State, irrespective of caste, creed and colour. This was stated by Sethi while addressing a gathering during a Langar organized by Lakhdata Bazaar Traders Association here at Lakhdata Bazar on Tuesday. Sethi, who was the chief guest on the occasion, said that the BJP governmen...Read More

  • Mahila Morcha organizes “Jan Jagran” Programme

    History created with abrogation of Article 370: Kavinder Under party’s ongoing nationwide public awareness activities, BJP Mahila Morcha Jammu District, under its District President Rekha Mahajan, organized “Jan Jagran” Programme regarding abrogation of Article 370 in Valmiki Colony area of Gandhi Nagar Assembly Constituency. Former Deputy Chief Minister Kavinder Gupta, BJP State Spokesperson & Mahila Morcha Prabhari Priya Sethi and Mahila Morcha State President Rajni Sethi graced the occasion as key speakers. A large gathering of the Valmiki Samaj was addressed by the party leaders in this programme. Kavinder Gupta, on this occasion, said that history has been created with the abrogatio...Read More

  • Ladakh will prosper as a Union Territory: Yudhvir Sethi

    A big obstacle in the process of development of Jammu and Ladakh regions, Article 370 was used by many Kashmir centric politicians in bullying New Delhi to fill their own coffers even at the cost of fellow Kashmiris. Now that this provision has been amended, Ladakh will prosper as a Union Territory while Jammu is set to get equitable opportunities in development and employment. This was stated by State BJP General Secretary Yudhvir Sethi while reviewing arrangements of Jan Jagran Abhiyan scheduled to be held on September 29 at Leh. Sethi informed that Member Parliament General Vijay Kumar Singh, a retired Four Star General in the Indian Army, will on September 29 inaugurate the Jan-Jagr...Read More

  • Development, the Mantra of Modi Govt: Priya

    BJP State Spokesperson & Former Minister Priya Sethi and BJP Corporator from Ward No. 10 Jammu East Anil Masoom inaugurated lane at PCM Near Super Bazaar which costs 4.70 lakhs. The construction of lane will be done underneath the supervision of Jammu Municipal Corporation (JMC). While inaugurating the lane, Priya Sethi said that the construction of lane was a long pending demand of the residents of the area . She further added that the development is mantra of the Modi Govt and we are committed to the all round development of Jammu East Constituency, She also interacted with the locals and listened to area’s developmental issues. Anil Masoom who happens to be the Corporator of th...Read More

  • Kashmir issue linked with Pakistan’s security: DG ISPR

    Published: August 17, 2019 ISLAMABAD: Director General of Inter-Services Public Relations (DG ISPR) Major General Asif Ghafoor on Saturday linked the issue of Kashmir with Pakistan’s security and said, “The world needs to take a note of the irresponsible statement made by the Indian defence minister.” The army spokesperson was holding a joint press conference in Islamabad along with Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi regarding Pakistan’s stance on Indian occupied Kashmir (IoK). Speaking during the press conference, DG ISPR reiterated that Pakistan Army was ready for any kind of misadventure from the Indian side. “Pakistan is a responsible state but India has always threatened us....Read More

  • ‘PPP members abroad to highlight Kashmir issue’

    Published: August 17, 2019 ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Punjab President Qamar Zaman Kaira on Friday urged the government to send parliamentarians’ delegations to various capitals of the world to apprise about the latest situation in Indian Occupied Kashmir (IOK). Addressing a press conference here, he said, “It should have been much better if the government had sent parliamentarians’ delegations to various capitals of the world to apprise about the miseries and difficulties faced by Kashmiris in the last 13 days due to the curfew.” He said that the PPP would activate its overseas party members to create awareness in their country of residence regarding the human rights vi...Read More

  • UNSC meeting reaffirmation of Kashmiris' right to self-determination: PM Imran

    Published: August 17, 2019 A day after the United Nations Security Council’s (UNSC) meeting, Prime Minister Imran Khan welcomed the initiative by the world body regarding the situation in occupied Jammu and Kashmir. In a two-part tweet, the premier stated that this was the first-ever meeting over the Kashmir issue in over 50 years by the highest diplomatic forum. He said there are 11 UNSC resolutions reiterating Kashmiri’s right to self-determination and the meeting reaffirmed those resolutions. The prime minister also added that the world body recognised the suffering of the Kashmiri people at the hands of Indian occupying forces. The PM Imran added that it is the responsibility of ...Read More

  • Meritorius students of Govt. Girls School Canal Road felicitated

    Jammu: A prize distribution ceremony was organized by Government Girls Higher Secondary School, Canal road in which students who secured good percentage in Class 10th, 11th and 12th were felicitated. Apart from meritorious students, those who excelled in co curricular activities of school were also honored by the Chief Guest and other dignitaries. Former Minister and Ex-MLA Jammu West Sat Sharma (CA) was the Chief Guest in the program. He was also accompanied by Guest of Honor Chairman SJC & Corporator Jeet Angral, Principal Praveen Raina and many others including school staff, students, social and political activists of the area. Speaking on the occasion, Sat Sharma bestowed his blessin...Read More

  • Sat Sharma advises BJP activists of Ladakh region to remain vigil till polling ends

    Published:- 4 may 2019 Kargil: Giving final touches to the preparations of Lok Sabha campaign for BJP’s Ladakh candidate Jamyang Tsering Namgyal, Former State President BJP and Ex Minister Sat Sharma (CA) interacted with the prominent activists and polling booth agents of Mulbukk Shergull Mandal and GM Pora Trespone Mandal of Kargil District. Sharma was also accomapnied by District President BJP Kargil Mohd Ali, State Vice President BJYM Mohd Hassan Pasha, Councillor Padma, Nazir Ahmed, Zakir Ahmed, Haji Mohd Isaaq and several other senior leaders of the region. Speaking on the occassion, Sat Sharma said that there is not much time left now and all lists of polling booth agents and observ...Read More

  • Army chief lauds sacrifices of Azad Kashmir Regiment for war against terrorism

    Published: April 25, 2019 Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa has appreciated the contributions and sacrifices of Azad Kashmir Regimental for the defence of motherland during conventional as well as in war against terrorism. According the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), the army chief remarked while visiting Azad Kashmir Regimental Centre on Thursday where he also installed Lieutenant General Sher Afgun as Colonel Commandant of AK Regiment. Upon arrival the COAS laid floral wreath at the martyrs’ monument. Outgoing Colonel of AK Regiment Lieutenant General Hidayatur Rehman, Commander Rawalpindi Corps Lieutenant General Bilal Akbar, a large number of serving an...Read More

  • India Needs a “decisive” Leader Like PM Modi: Kavinder

    Published: - 26 April 2019 Prime Minister Narendra Modi is a “decisive” leader who sustained high average growth without stoking inflation, had a strong national &international policy and criticised the Opposition’s “unworkable” alliance with a “maverick” leadership. He said, India is the fastest-growing “major” economy in the world and very soon it would in top three economies of the world. “Who should be India’s Prime Minister, if India were to achieve this? Should he/she be constrained by his/her rival aspirants who have reluctantly supported him/her out of mere dislike for a common opponent or does India need a Prime Minister with a clear mandate as in 2014. Modi has proved himself ...Read More

  • Congress, its Political partners to become extinct on 23rd May: Jugal

    Published: - 24 April, 2019 Bharatiya Janata Party District Jammu under the leadership of its District President Baldev Singh Billawaria (Chairman JMC Public, Health & Sanitation) conducted a meeting of District team, Mandal Presidents along with teams, Morcha District Presidents, Councilors, Ward Presidents and other senior leaders which was addressed by sitting Member of Parliament as well as MP Contestant from Jammu-Poonch Parliament Constituency Jugal Kishore Sharma, former Deputy Chief Minister Kavinder Gupta and BJP State General Secretary Yudhvir Sethi at party headquarter, Trikuta Nagar. Former MoS & party Spokesperson Priya Sethi, Deputy Mayor (JMC) Purnima Sharma, former MLA R...Read More

  • BJP to win Ladakh seat with bumper votes: Ravinder Raina

    Published: - 25 April, 2019 Addressing the the BJP Mahila Morcha works during the inaugural function BJP Mahila Morcha's door-to-door campaign in Leh, BJP State President Ravinder Raina said the enthusiasm among the people in Leh and Kargil clearly indicates that BJP will win the Ladakh Parliament Seat with bumper votes. He said Congress Party in past did criminal injustice with Ladakh and it the Modi led BJP Government at the Center that made sincere efforts to do justice with the people of Ladakh. Raina Said during the last five years of Modi Sarkar Leh and Kargil are given the due respect in respect of developments in these areas. He said road Connectivity is the life line of these a...Read More

  • Congress Leader Thukjey Dolma joins BJP

    Big Set back to Congress in Leh as its prominent Mahilla Leader Thukjey Dolma from Kardong area of Nobra Valley joins BJP on Tuesday at BJP Office Leh. Published: - 24 April ,2019 Leh:- BJP State President Ravinder Raina along with BJP Senior leader Satish Sharma, Nawang Samasthan, Nawang Tsering, Block President Gelick, Tashi Gyalson, Punchuk Aangmo, Advocate Doll and many other BJP Leaders welcomes Dolma in BJP. Thukjey Dolma is prominent Social activist and was an activist member of Congress Party in Nobra Valley. Welcoming Dolma in the party, BJP State President Ravinder Raina said Congress did severe injustice with the people of Ladakh and the Modi led BJP Government did justice...Read More

  • Raina, Jitendra, Munish, Arun reached Leh for Election

    Publish: - 24 April 2019 Leh : BJP State President Ravinder Raina, MoS PMO Dr. Jitendra Singh, All Morchas Incharge Munish Sharma and BJYM State General Secretary Arun Dev Singh today reached Leh for election of Ladakh Lok Sabha seat.. BJP Leh Unit received them at air and organized a rally to take them to BJP Office Leh. BJP Leaders will Campaign at different parts if Leh and Kargil including Zansker and Nobra assembly Constituencies. BJP State unit requested the Senior leaders at New Delhi to get time for the rally at Leh and there are Chances that PM may address a rally at Lehin first week of May, Meanwhile MoS Home Kirin Rigigu is arriving leh in 27th of April and BJO National G...Read More

  • Only BJP is committed for developed Ladakh: Jamyang Tsering Namgyal

    Published:- 22 April 2019 Leh: Bharatiya Janata Party Leh, led by party State Secretary Ch. Vikram Randhawa(MLC) organized massive public rallies to seek votes for the party candidate Jamyang Tsering Namgyal for Parliament election 2019. While Addressing a gathering of the people of Zanskar presently living in Leh, BJP candidate Jamyang Tsering Namgyal in presence of Ch.Vikram Randhawa MLC, Senior BJP leader Satish Sharma, President Tsering, Namgyal Phunchuk and other senior leaders sought the love and support of the local population to succeed in the election contest. Ch.Vikram Randhawa, while addressing massively attended public rally counted upon the achievements of Prime Minister Nar...Read More

  • Nation cannot afford to relent in its war against terror: BJP

    Published:- 22 April 2019 Condemning the serial blasts in neighbouring Sri Lanka as blatant terror attacks, Brig Anil Gupta, State Spokesperson of Bharatiya Janata Party has said that we cannot ignore what has happened inside the territory of our Southern neighbour since the possibility of the involvement of global jihadi terror organisations cannot be ruled out in the instant case.The deadly terror attacks targeted against foreign nationals and a particular community are grim reminder of the ultimate aim of global terror organisations. “I have always maintained that ISIS may be diminished but not finished. Though it is yet to be confirmed if these attacks are handiwork of ISIS or not. Y...Read More

  • BJP lodged dozens of complaints with EC on Election Day

    Published: - April 19, 2019 On the election day under second phase on April 18, State BJP lodged dozens of complaints with the Election Commission through Chief Election Officer, Concerned Returning and Assistant Returning Officers of Udhampur-Doda-Kathua Parliamentary Constituency, where party candidate Union MoS Dr. Jitendra Singh, is seeking votes for the second term. BJP State Secretary & Liasoning Incharge with CEO and other authorities Rajinder Sharma, Udhampur-Doda-Kathua Constituency Legal and Liasoning Incharge of the party Adv. Hunar Gupta alongwith Adv. Parimokesh Seth and Adv. Vageesh Gupta and State Spokesperson Balbir Ram Rattan, had whole day sitting at Party Headquarter,...Read More

  • BJP writes to EC demands FIR against Azad, Vikramaditya, Waqar

    Published:- April 19, 2019 Taking strong note of an audio clip of Waqar Rasool Wani (Ex-MLA Banihal), which was sent by him to various social media groups, voters of Erstwhile Doda region in which Wani was campaigning in favour of Congress candidate Udhampur-Doda parliamentary constituency on the date of polling i.e. April 18, 2019. In a complaint filed BJP through Liaison team members with election authorities Advocates Parimoksh Seth and Hunar Gupta, the BJP has requested the Election Commission of India and Chief Electoral of J&K to take action against Ghulam Nabi Azad, Leader of Opposition Rajya Sabha, Waqar Rasool Wani, Ex- MLA Banihal and Vikramaditya Singh Congress candidate fo...Read More

  • Sat inspects ongoing developmental works in Ward 35

    Published:- April 19, 2019 Jammu: Following his daily routine of visiting different areas of Jammu West Assembly segment, Former State President BJP and Ex Minister Sat Sharma(CA) visited Shanti Nagar area of Ward 35 and interacted with many inhabitants during his visit in the ward. He was also accompanied by Corporator Ward 35 Yash Pal Sharma Mantoo, District President Ayodhya Gupta, State Secretary and Incharge Jammu West Praduman Singh and other political activists of the area. During his visit he interacted with many people and listened to their grievances as well. Speaking on the occasion, Sat Sharma said that the main motive of the visit was to check ongoing developmental works in...Read More

  • BJP thanks masses for bumper voting, appeals for same in other phases

    Published:- April 19, 2019 MP Candidate from Jammu-Poonch Constituency, Jugal Kishore Sharma, who is also presently representing the constituency as sitting MP along with former Dy. Chief Minister Kavinder Gupta, thanked the public of Jammu and Kashmir for their massive turnout in the 1st and 2nd phases of general elections 2019, while they addressed media persons at party headquarter, Trikuta Nagar. BJP leaders thanked the voters for bumper voting as they have given very good response by polling more than 70% of votes in both the Parliament Constituencies of Jammu. This is a healthy percentage, indicating the success of democratic process at grass root level and we express our gratitude ...Read More

  • Time to end Dynastic politics from system : Sat

    Published:- 6 April 2019 Jammu: In order to gather huge support for BJP’s MP candidate from Jammu-Poonch Jugal Kishore, BJP team of Jammu West led by Former State President BJP and Ex Minister Sat Sharma (CA) visited polling booths 76 & 77 of Ward 30 and reached out to more than 400 households of the area which included many new voters and beneficiaries of various Centrally sponsored schemes. He was also accompanied by District President BJP Ayodhya Gupta and other senior leaders of the party. The team also distributed pamphlets and stickers amongst the locals and received a very positive response from public in favor of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Speaking on the occasion, Sat Sharma...Read More

  • NC is the political partner of Tukde Tukde gang: Jugal Kishore.

    Published: - 5 April 2019 Jugal Kishore Sharma BJP Contesting candidate and Member of Parliament Lok Sabha Jammu Poonch Parliamentary Constituency along with MLC Ajat Shatru Singh, Prabhari Nagrota Constituency Nand Kishore Sharma, Senior Leader Kuldeep Magotra, Dansal mandal president Satish Sharma, Nagrota mandal president Hem Raj Verma, State working member Vijay Sahrma and others tour Nagrota, Dansal, Surinsar, Jindrah, Kishanpur, Manwal in Nagrota Assembly Constituency. Jugal Kishore Sharma Member of Parliament also welcomed by the public in large number in different villages of Nagrota Assembly constituency. While addressing the gathering in public meetings in Nagrota Jugal s...Read More

  • Be united to defeat Anti National forces : Sat

    Published:-1 April 2019 Jammu: Taking the Lok sabha election campaign at the grass root level under Jan Sampark Abhiyan, BJP Jammu West team led by Former State President BJP and Ex Minister Sat Sharma (CA) reached out at hundreds of households in various wards of Jammu West Assembly segment and individually reached out to thousands of voters in their Door to Door campaign which started early morning and covered wards including 29, 33 and 38 of Jammu West Assembly segment. Sharma was also accompanied by State Secretary & Incharge Jammu West Praduman Singh, Mandal President and Chairman SJC Jeet Angral, Coporators Surinder Sharma & Surinder Choudhary. Speaking on the occasion, Sat Sha...Read More

  • Pakistani forces remain on alert despite ‘calm along LoC’

    Published: March 3, 2019 RAWALPINDI: After heavy exchange of fire between Friday and Saturday night, the situation is ‘relatively calm’ along the Line of Control (LoC) with intermittent fire during last night in Nezapir, Jandrot and Baghsar sectors, a statement issued by the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said on Sunday. Pakistani troops befittingly responded to Indian unprovoked firing and targeted cross-border posts, said the military’s media wing, adding, “Armed forces remain in state of alert and vigilance.” On Saturday, two soldiers embraced martyrdom in unprovoked and indiscriminate firing by Indian forces along LoC. Funeral prayer of Havaldar Abdur Rab had been offere...Read More

  • Indian forces continue shelling civilian areas of Azad Kashmir

    Published: February 28, 2019 The Indian army continued heavy shelling of civilian areas on Thursday across the Line of Control (LoC) despite Pakistan’s military action a day earlier as multiple locations in Azad Kashmir’s Batal sector were shelled. Indian forces commenced mortar fire at around 3am and damaged civilian property in the area. There were also reports of injuries among the residents. In response to unprovoked Indian fire, the Pakistan Army retaliated and ensured that only Indian military targets were struck and collateral damage was minimised. Residents of the area said they are targeted regularly by Indian forces deployed along the Line of Control. Owing to the tense sit...Read More

  • Indian soldier commits suicide in occupied Kashmir

    Published: January 7, 2019 An Indian soldier of Central Reserve Police Force committed suicide in Srinagar in occupied Kashmir (IoK), He shot himself dead after injuring two of his colleagues inside a camp at Pantha Chowk area of Srinagar. This incident has raised the number of such deaths amongst Indian troops and police personnel in occupied Kashmir to 418 from January 2007 till date. On January 2, the Indian government barred traders belonging to occupied Kashmir from green colour attires, adding that green symbolises support for the Pakistani flag. On the occasion, the government stated that legal action shall be taken against those who sell green coloured clothes. Azad Jammu a...Read More

  • Indian forces martyr four more youth in occupied Kashmir

    Published: January 3, 2019 Indian occupation forces in their ongoing act of terrorism martyred four more youth and injured several others in Indian-occupied Kashmir (IoK), Radio Pakistan reported on Thursday. The incident took place in Tral area of Pulwama district. Indian troops brutally killed the youth during a cordon and search operation in Gulshan Pora area of Tral. Following the killings, massive anti-India demonstrations took place in the area. On the occasion, occupation forces suspended internet services in Tral, Awanitpora, Pampore and other areas of the district. The chairman of Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front Muhammad Yasin Malik sought support of the international com...Read More

  • At least 375 Kashmiris martyred by Indian forces in held Kashmir during 2018

    Published: January 1, 2019 At least 375 innocent Kashmiris were martyred as a result of Indian occupying force’s brutality in Indian-occupied Kashmir (IoK) in 2018 According to a report by the Kashmir Media Service, 375 Kashmiris were killed in various ‘search and cordon’ operations, suppression of peaceful protests, tear gas usage and by the indiscriminate use of pellet guns. Among those martyred, were at least 35 minors and 10 women as Indian forces continued their draconian crackdown against the people of the held valley. The occupying forces carried our approximately 300 search operations in IoK, at least 21 Kashmiris were martyred while in custody, 34 women were widowed and 78 ch...Read More

  • Article 370 is a curse for Jammu province youth - Tarun Uppal

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  • Looking into the Faiz Ahmed Faiz-Kashmir connection

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  • Ex-Norwegian PM sees no military solution of Kashmir dispute

    Published: November 27, 2018 Federal Minister for Foreign Affairs Makhdoom Shah Mahmood Qureshi on Monday said India continues to ignore with impunity legitimate demands for a probe into gross and systematic human rights violation, in the Indian occupied Kashmir (IOK), including use of excessive force and pellet guns, arbitrary arrests and detentions, as well as use of sexual violence as a weapon. He made these remarks whiles talking to former Norwegian prime minister Kjell Magne Bondevik, who is on a two-day visit to Pakistan and Azad Jammu and Kashmir. “It is high time the international community moves beyond rhetoric and took meaningful steps in putting an immediate end to the gross...Read More

  • LoC as permanent border will not resolve Kashmir issue: AJK president

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  • Indian obstinacy on Kashmir issue can trigger nuclear war: AJK president

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  • BJP based on true democratic values: Koul

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  • OBC Issues will be taken on priority: BJP

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  • No power in the world can separate Kashmir from India: Rajnath Singh

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  • Zulfkar, Ganga attend SC, ST hub conclave at Vijaypur

    JAMMU: Minister for Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs Chowdhary Zulfkar Ali and Minister for Industries and Commerce Chander Parkash Ganga today participated in the Schedule Cast, Schedule Tribe hub conclave organized by the Union Ministry for Micro, Small, Medium enterprises at Vijaypur. Vice Chairman Indian Red Cross, Avinash Rai Khanna, Member Legislative Assembly Davinder Manyal, National Working President of forum of SC, ST, Inder Iqbal Singh Atwal, Vice Chairman SC, ST, OBC Devel...Read More

  • Public has hopes on BJP: Khanna

    JAMMU: BJP National Vice-President, Vice-Chairman Indian Red Cross Society & Prabhari J&K State chaired a meeting with the top brass of J&K BJP which includes the names of BJP State President & MLA Sat Sharma, State General Secretary (Org.) Ashok Kaul, State General Secretaries Dr. Narinder Singh, Harinder Gupta, MP Lok Sabha Jugal Kishore Sharma, Minister Bali Bhagat. The meeting saw the detailed discussions on the issues related to the forthcoming Panchayat and then Urban Local Bodies electio...Read More

  • Amar Khsatriya Rajput Sabha felicitates Ajatshatru Singh

    JAMMU: Amar Khastriya Rajput Sabha alongwith its youth wing Kumar Sabha felicitated M K Ajatshatru Singh, Member Legislative Council for raising the issue of declaration of holiday on Maharaja Hari Singh's birthday in the ongoing budget session, here today. A large delegation led by the President Amar Khastriya Rajput Sabha, Narain Singh met Ajatshatru Singh at Hari Niwas Palace and felicitated him for raising the issue. The delegation comprised of various office bearers of the Sabha representing various Shakha Sabhas. The members of the delegation apprised the legislator about their sentiments related to declaration of holiday on 23rd September to mark the birth anniversary of the last Ma...Read More

  • Additional Secretary, Department of Fertilizers, GoI, reviews Implementation of DBT in Fertilizers in the State

    JAMMU: The Additional Secretary, Department of Fertilizers Government of India, Shri Dharam Pal, IAS took a review meeting of officers of Agriculture Department, Fertilizer Companies, Wholesalers and the Retailers to Go-live for Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT) in fertilizers in the state. The meeting was convened at Krishi Bhawan, Talab-Tillo, Jammu and was attended by Director Agriculture, Jammu Sh H. K. Razdan, Director Law Enforcement, J & K, Sh Susheel Sahni, Joint Director SLUB, Sh Bulesh Zutshi, Joint Director of Agriculture (Extension) Sh R. L. Bhagat, State Manager, NFL, Sh O. N. Koul, State Co-ordinator, DBT, Sh Akhil Vaid, Chief Agriculture Officers of all districts of Jammu Divis...Read More