• BJP-PDP Govt. must announce ex-gratia to NOKs of martyr Chamel Singh besides others: Harsh

    JAMMU: Enraged by the indefensible verdict based on farcical trial against Kulbhushan Yadav by a Kangaroo military court of Pakistan, a strong contingent of Panther activists spearheaded by Mr. Harsh Dev Singh Chairman JKNPP staged a vociferous protest demonstration at Exhibition Ground Jammu. The agitated protestors while raising anti-Pak slogans torched its effigy and sought immediate release of the innocent Indian national from Pak jail. While addressing the media, Mr. Harsh Dev Singh sai...Read More

  • Misbehavior with security forces unbearable & intolerable: SSH

    JAMMU: Video of CRPF personnel being heckled and kicked by unidentified youth, who are also heard asking them to raise "Go India, Go back" slogans deserves sternest action against the accused so that no one in future can dare to even touch our security forces who are fighting anti-national forces at the cost of their lives. This was stated by state President Shiv Sena Hindustan State President, Pt. Rajesh Kesri while addressing media persons in Jammu. The video is a reflection of the reality th...Read More

  • Farooq is a man of split personality: Prof. Virender

    JAMMU: "Farooq Abdullah, though has been elected in bi-election of Srinagar Parliamentary Constituency but this shall remain blot and slur on his personality and political career, the way he exploited the people, instigated them to resort to violence, supported anti-India forces by calling the present turmoil as a freedom struggle for Kashmir", said Prof. Virender Gupta, the BJP State Spokesperson. He further added that this would go as a dark page in Indian Parliamentary history that a person of a stature, who remained Chief Minister of J&K State, many a times and who was Union Minister could stoop to such a low ebb of decency that he, in his public utterances, challenges the integrity of...Read More

  • Politicians glorifying operators of violence enemies of peace: Prof Gupta

    JAMMU: Expressing surprise over the most low poll percentage of the Kashmiri migrants in the just held by poll of Srinagar Lok Sabha Constituency, the former Union Minister, Prof. Chaman Lal Gupta said that one can understand the reasons for quite poor voting in the troubled valley but it is a matter of soul searching that why the Kashmiri migrants in Jammu and other places did not show any interest in this democratic process resulting in insignificant participation of less than one thousand electors who come out to cast their right of franchise.There are about 34000 registered migrant voters in the Srinagar Lok Sabha Constituency; only 974 are reported to have come out to cast their votes....Read More

  • BJP committed to fulfill social responsibilities: Manhas

    JAMMU: Member Parliament Rajya Sabha Shamsher Singh Manhas reiterated that BJP is committed to fulfill the social responsibilities by providing social and economical help to the society. While handing over the keys of Mobile Ambulance to the staff of Jawahar Navodya Vidalya Gharota on Sunday at Paloura, Shamsher Singh Manhas said that being the representative of the society, its my duty to come upto the expectation of the people. MP Rajya Sabha Shamsher Singh Manhas hands over the keys of Mobi...Read More

  • Ashwani Sharma demands string action against youth involved in heckling of CRPF men

    BISHNAH: Former MLA Bishnah and senior BJP leader, Ashwani Sharma has strongly condemned the heckling of CRPF men in Kashmir valley by some miscreants and termed it an act against the security of the country. He said that this act has brought the situation to the fore as in how much pressure security forces personnel are working in the trouble torn Kashmir. “I salute to these CRPF men who adopted restraints and didn’t get provoked despite getting heckled by the hands of violent youth in Bu...Read More

  • JKSAC asks DP’s to get ready for decisive battle for legitimate settlement of issues

    SUNDERBANI: Gurdev Singh President Jammu Kashmir Sharnarthi Action Committee (JKSAC) along with Netar Prakash (Gen. Secy.) and Sub. Daulat Ram gave a clarion call to DP’s of 1947 from POK to get ready for a decisive battle for the resolution of their one-time legitimate settlement issues which have been delayed by all the dispensations of State and Centre from the last so many decades. He strongly condemned the govt. for not projecting and highlighting the decades old human issue of DP’s of 1947 from POK in the right perspective to seek its appropriate redressal as promised in the holy agenda of alliance of BJP and PDP. Though a package has been released for all categories of DP’s. The orde...Read More

  • VC desperate to prolong his and favourites' stay in JU

    JAMMU: For the sake of prolonging his stay alongwith his few favourites in the University of Jammu, Prof. R. D. Sharma, Vice Chancellor, has proposed agenda items for the ensuing university council meet to increase the retirement age from 62 to 65 at a time when the state is reeling under acute unemployment with youth desperately hankering after employment.Addressing the press-conference here today, Dr. Vikas Sharma, President of National Secular Forum (NSF) appeal the CM, Guv of State for not the enhancement of superannuation age of state university faculty from 62 to 65 years. Dr.Vikas said that the people of state in general and youth in particular have been facing several problems d...Read More

  • In terms of rehabilitation; PoK DPs should focus on their goal: Chuni

    JAMMU: S. O. S. International - An organization for PoK Displaced Persons today organized a mammoth rally at Baby Caterers Hall, Rehari Colony, Jammu. A large numbers of PoK Displaced Persons attended the rally and extended their gratitude towards S. O. S. International for fighting for the cause of PoK refugees who have bearing the callous brunt of various successive Governments. While addressing the rally, S. O. S. International chairman Rajiv Chuni said that this meager relief of Rs 2000 crore has not come overnight; it is the outcome of years of continuous efforts of S. O. S. International. The tiny relief which has become talks of town is not success but just a beginning to reach towa...Read More

  • BJP pays tributes to Ambedkar

    JAMMU: On the occasion of 126th birth anniversary of Bharat Ratna Dr. Bheem Rao Ambedkar, BJP Anusuchit Jaati Morcha under its State President & MLA Dr. Davinder Manyal, organized a programme at Trikuta Nagar Office. BJP State President & MLA Sat Sharma, alongwith State General Secretary Dr. Narinder Singh, Chief Whip & MLA Rajesh Gupta, Chhamb MLA Dr. Krishan Lal Bhagat, senior leader & Morcha Prabhari Narsingh Dass Rajwal, State Spokesperson Balbir Ram Rattan and Morcha General Secretary Man...Read More

  • Jasrotia pays floral tributes to Dr Ambedkar on his birth anniversary

    KATHUA: Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar popularly known as Babasaheb used education as a tool to rise above the ordinary and become one of the great leaders of modern India, an effective fighter against the discrimination present in a caste-ridden society, and one of the chief architects of the Indian Constitution. This was stated by MLA Kathua Rajiv Jasrotia while paying floral tributes to Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar on his birth anniversary at village Jakhbar today. On this occasion MLA also inaugurated ...Read More

  • UNDP team calls on Director Information

    JAMMU: A two member team comprising United Nations Development Programme (India), Deputy Country Director, Dr Preeti Soni and Programme Analyst (Biodiversity and Natural Resource Management) Energy and Environment Unit, Ruchi Pant today called on Director Information, Dr Shahid Iqbal Choudhary to discuss the current projects of J&K Government and explore how best UNDP could support in better implementation of these projects. During an hour long meeting, the UNDP delegates hoped to work with the State Government and enhance the livelihood and socio-economic profile of the Himalayan State. Divulging details about the programme, the Deputy Country Director and Head Environment Unit, Dr Preeti...Read More

  • Sunil Sharma pays tributes to Dr Ambedkar

    JAMMU: Minister of State for Transport, Revenue, Public Works (Roads & Buildings), Rural Development & Panchayati Raj, Agriculture Production, YSS, Sunil Sharma today paid tributes to Babasaheb Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar, principal architect of Indian Constitution, saying that Dr Ambedkar used his education to spearhead the cause of equality, fraternity and liberty and we should follow his example. The Minister said this during a function organized by Chenab Valley SC/ST Forum at Kishtwar. Sharma highlighted the remarkable and immortal contribution of Dr. Bhimrao Ambedkar. He said that Baba Sahib's contribution to Indian democracy is remarkable and immortal especially his efforts to eradicate t...Read More

  • Sat pays respects, starts upgradation works of Park at Dogra Shaurya Smarak Ambphalla

    JAMMU: Leaving no area behind concerning development in his Assembly segment, State President BJP and MLA Jammu West Sat Sharma (CA) visited Dogra Shaurya Smarak, Ambphalla where he paid his respects to the martyrs and also started up gradation works of the Shaurya Smarak Park. He was also accompanied by a large number of people including officials of JMC (Jammu Municipal Corporation), UEED, local residents, social activists and political activists of the area. The works will be taken up under...Read More

  • JKNPP has appealed to the people of Jammu to get ready to sacrifice for the Separate Jammu State

    JAMMU: Neeraj Gupta Zonal President Jammu JKNPP along with his supporters and party workers strongly protested at Exhibition Ground, Jammu against the continuous discrimination by the ruling PDP-BJP Govt. with the people of Jammu. While talking to the media persons he said that Panther's Party's Chief patron Prof. Bhim Singh Ji has appealed to the Jammu of the people to get ready to sacrifice for the separate Jammu state and we on his behalf raised the slogan "Separate Jammu State". He said...Read More

  • Festivals, historical places signify JK's distinct cultural ethos: Ajay Nanda

    REASI: Inaugurating Baisakhi festival at Dera Baba Banda Bahadur, Minister of State for Finance and Planning, Ajay Nanda today said that the festivals and historical places have great heritage value and could become an attraction for tourists. The Minister underscored the importance of reviving age old cultural celebrations at historical sites and said that such events unite people of all sections and spread message of universal brotherhood. "When we come together to celebrate a festival, we cut across all social and political barriers. It is best means to strengthen bonds", he added. He said the Dera Baba shrine has huge potential to attract pilgrim tourists who visit Shiv Khori and K...Read More

  • State BJYM felicitated Er. Aijaz and Bharat Sharma

    JAMMU: State BJYM under the leadership of its State President Dr. Suresh Ajay Magotra organized an impressive felicitation programme for newly appointed National Vice-President and National Executive Member of BJYM from Jammu & Kashmir at BJP headquarter Trikuta Nagar Jammu. BJP State General Secretary (org) Ashok Koul, BJP State General Secretary Pawan Khajuria, All Morchas Incharge Munish Sharma and BJP State Secretary and Prabhari BJYM Sanjay Baru attended the impressive programme. Speaking on the occasion, Ashok Koul first congratulated Er. Aijaz Hussain and Bharat Sharma for their appointment as National vice-president and NEC respectively and said that the new responsibility given b...Read More

  • 'Samrasta' an important pillar of B.J.P ideology: Sat Sharma

    R.S PURA: An impressive function was organized at village Phinder of R.S Pura Constituency by M.L.A R.S Pura Dr.Gagan Bhagat to celebrate the foundation day of the party and forth coming birthday of Dr.Bhimrao Ambedkar which the party has decided to celebrate as "Samrasta Divas" which means equality for all. While speaking on the occasion chief guest of the program State BJP President and MLA from Jammu West Sat Sharma addressing a mammoth gathering of public at R.S.Pura state BJP president sa...Read More

  • Kaul chairs meeting of BJP ST Morcha

    JAMMU: In a meeting of BJP State ST Morcha held at BJP Headquarter, Jammu. State General Secretary (Org.) Ashok Kaul in presence of Jeevan Lal MLA, State President ST Morcha Dr. Tahir Chowdhary and Inchage All Mocha Munish Sharma, said that STs constitute a large percentage of the population of Jammu and Kashmir and the party is well aware of their genuine problems, which need to be mitigated at the earliest. Ashok Kaul, while interacting with State Body ST Morcha Members, asked them to reach the members of their community in all the three regions of the state, particularly the remote and far-flung areas where the community has thick population. He said that the objectives of constituting ...Read More

  • SP holds Police public meeting

    JAMMU: A PCPG Meeting was held at Meridian Palace in the jurisdiction of P/S PaccaDangaon 12.04.2017 at 1600 hrs by SP City North Jammu Sh.Vinod Kumar, IPS, in which people in large number from all walks of life vizMatador Operator, Businessman, Traders and Senior Citizens participated in the meeting wherein various points were deliberated to bridge the gap between Police and public. During deliberation the participants have raised many issued related to management of Traffic in Jammu City regarding prevention of rash and negligent driving, stoppage of Matadors at the places earmarked for boarding and de-boarding of passengers. SP City North directed to the police officers present in the m...Read More

  • Priya Sethi directs JMC, Floriculture Deptt to ensure proper maintenance of public parks

    JAMMU: Minister of State for Tourism, Culture, Floriculture and Parks, Priya Sethi today stressing on the importance of parks for building healthy communities directed JMC and Floriculture department in cohesion to provide public with these essential recreational spaces. The Minister said this while inspecting the infrastructure and amenities available at Purani Mandi Chowk Park, here today. Senior political leaders Yudhvir Sethi, Baldev Singh Baloria and government functionaries including Di...Read More

  • Financial Commissioner APD reviews progress of SMAE scheme

    JAMMU: Financial Commissioner (FC), Agriculture Production Department, Pramod Jain today chaired a meeting to review Sub Mission on Agriculture Extension (SMAE) during 2016-17 and approval of State Extension work plan (SEWP) under SMAE for 2017-18. Director Agriculture Kashmir, Director Command Area, Director Sericulture, Director Horticulture, Director Floriculture, Senior officers from, SKUAST Jammu/Kashmir, Animal Husbandry, Sheep Husbandry and allied sectors attended the meeting. Mr Jain im...Read More

  • Nat Manch presents awareness play "Fixing Da Nasha "

    JAMMU: Nat Manch by continuing its ongoing Tuesday Series, presented an awareness play " Fixing Da Nasha " today at Lord Mahavira Play Way School at Shiv Nagar , Jammu. This is the 262 play of Nat Manch in its ongoingTuesday series. The story of the play was written and directed by emerging star of Jammu Tarun Sharma . Chairman Nat Manch , Madhu Sharma was the chief Guest on the occasion.The story of the play was based on boy who got involved in match bidding, his father spent a lot of money on him for his education but the path that his child selected took him towards a bad society. Now, he started to sell gold jewelry and many more precious items of the house to clear his remaining b...Read More

  • Rajesh Jain assumes charge of Chairman FOIJ

    JAMMU: In a largely attended gathering of representatives including office bearers and Executive Committees Members of various industrial Associations, Sh. Rajesh Jain, President, Association of Industries, Gangyal, Jammu has installed as "Chairman Federation of Industries Jammu" as per FOIJnorms. Sh. Jatinder Aul, Co-chairman FOIJ & President, Small Scale Industries Association, Digiana,Jammu ; Sh. Romesh Badyal, Co-chairman FOIJ & President, Birpur Industries Association, Digiana,Jammu ; Sh. Rajinder Gupta, President, Laghu Udyog Bharti ; Mr. Ajay Langer, General Secretary of Bari Brahmama Industries Association and Mr. S. B. Abrol, General Secretary of Association of Industries, Gangyal ...Read More

  • MEF stages dharna at SDH Akhnoor

    JAMMU: Sub District Hospital Akhnoor, Jammu on 11 April 2017: In continuation of its series of protests Dharna's/Meeting in every Blocks of Jammu Kashmir, Medical Employees Federation Jammu Today held one day-long Dharna in the premises of SDH Akhnoor, Jammu under the leadership of JKMEF State President Sushil Sudan.The protesting Employees raised slogans in support of their demands, which includes:-The DPC should be cleared at par with Govt. Medical College/Drug & Food Control Organization on the pattern of Executive Order passed by the Administrative Department till the SRO-20 (Recruitment Rules) is modified. Further all the promotions should be made strictly in accordance to the senior...Read More

  • JK Govt reaching out to all sections of society: Ajay Nanda

    REASI: Minister of State for Finance and Planning, Ajay Nanda today said the state Government is at wider outreach in accessing all sections of the society. He was addressing public at Aghar Jito here. The Minister said coordinated efforts are underway to create infrastructure and fulfill fundamental requirements of the people. The Minister said the Government is vigorously following the mantra of development as envisioned by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The Minister further spelled out the ...Read More

  • Lecture on "Technology and Rural Development in J&K"

    JAMMU: Indian Institute of Public Administration (IIPA) J&K Regional Branch today organized a lecture on "Technology a key factor in Rural Development of J&K" which was attended by officers of Rural Development, members of IIPA and civil society. Dr Sudershan Kumar, Former Director General DRDO, Ministry of Defence, GOI was the key resource person. Shri Ravinder Kumar Bhat, Director, Rural Development Dept., Jammu was the Guest of Honor. Dr. Ashok Bhan, Patron, IIPA presided over the function. ...Read More

  • Tawi Technical Campus organizes first convocation

    JAMMU: The Tawi Technical Campus at Shahpurkandi Pathankot was bustling with high voltage, energy and emotions as the college felicitated the academic achievers of its first B.Tech Engineering batch of year 2012- 2016. More than hundred students of Tawi Engineering College were awarded B.Tech degrees by the honorable Chief Guest Dr.Balkar Singh , Director College Development I.K.G PTU and other dignitaries present were Sdr.Sukhwinder Singh, P.C.S ,district welfare officer Pathankot, Worthy Chairman Er.Vidhi S. Singh Jamwal, Worthy Managing Director Er.Renu Bangroo, and other members of managing committee.The Chief guest was welcomed with great honor by the procession and playing of the tun...Read More

  • Civic Safai Karamchari Union serves ultimatum till April 26th

    JAMMU: The Civic Safai Karamchari went on strike on 07.04.2017 regarding the demands 1) Scrapping of NGO System in JMC 2) Regularization of 33 drivers/conductors basis 3) Re-organisation of the JMC Staff as the Municipal wards have increased from 23 to 71, on the assurance of DC Jammu and DIG to withdraw the ongoing strike before which was on upto 6th April that your demands will be considered amicably when the demands were not met out on the assured date. We again went on strike from 7th to 8th April then again the DC Jammu DIG and the Municipal Commissioner Advocate M.S. Qureshi met with leaders on 8th April at 7pm to 9pm at PWD Guest House and made agreement in letter and spirit with the...Read More

  • NSF protests settlement of Rohingyas, Bangladeshis in Jammu

    JAMMU: National Secular Forum staged strong demonstration against the growing Rohingyas, Bangladeshis activities and urged the state government to take immediate remedial measures to weed out and stop these parasites operating in the state.Hundreds of NSF activists led by President Dr Vikas Sharma and raised slogans against the Rohingyas, Bangladeshis and its sympathisers. They requested the Chief Minister to take an overall review of the growing Rohingyas, Bangladeshis in the state and direct ...Read More

  • Shemrock First Step School inaugurated at Channi Himmat

    JAMMU: Speaker J&K legislative assembly Kavinder Gupta & MLA Jammu East & party chief whip Rajesh Gupta inaugurated Shemrock First Step School at Channi Himmat near Panch Mandir. The managing director of the school Kannav Sharma & Principal Neelika Sharma welcomed the dignitaries with flower bouquets on the occasion. Kavinder Gupta while speaking on the occasion said that the educational sector in the city of Jammu and around is touching new heights with the opening of new and new institutions of higher learning. Kavinder Gupta said that it is dream of our Prime Minister to create an India that would be driven by its youth power. India has the best demographic profile amongst all the...Read More

  • Rana demands reorganization of Balakote

    BALAKOTE: Describing the deliberate exclusion of several villages from Balakote Tehsil of Mendhar subdivision as grave injustice with the people by the present dispensation, National Conference MLA from Mendhar assembly segment, Javed Ahmed Rana, Sunday, reiterated the demand for reorganisation of Balakote on basis of geographic contiguity and keeping in view public convenience.He said the National Conference Government had created new administrative units for efficient public service delivery and for greater convenience to the public but authorities in the present dispensation have made it a tool for partisan politics and a nightmare for several villages of Balakote.Addressing a gathering ...Read More

  • Chief Secretary reviews implementation of Land Records Modernization Programme

    JAMMU: Chief Secretary, B R Sharma, Friday chaired the 3rd meeting of the Governing Body of Jammu & Kashmir Land Records Management Agency (JaKLaRMA), to review the implementation of the Digital India Land Records Modernization Programme (DILRMP). DILRMP is an integrated programme aimed at modernizing of land records to minimize the scope of Land/property disputes and enhance transparency in land records maintenance system in the country. Financial Commissioner, Planning, Development & Monito...Read More

  • NCP extends support to PDP in LS by-elections

    JAMMU: State NCP in an emergency meeting met under the chairmanship of Former Minister Thakur Randhir Singh state President NCP besides to support Mr Tasadaq Hussain Mufti who left his prosperous film career from Hollywood contesting candidate of Lok Sabha By election from Anantnag and Mr Nazir Khan from Srinagar-Ganderbal parliamentary seat on PDP tickets as state NCP has not put up any candidate to contest these By elections . Mr Singh who was elected in the year 1962 from Kathua and was M...Read More

  • Charak demands property audit of Pujaris

    JAMMU: Bahu Fort Development Committee (BFDC) today vowed to continue agitation to press government for constitution of Shrine Board Bawe wali Mata temple.Addressing a press conference here at Press Club of Jammu, Rajeev Charak president BFDC said that 72-hour dharan was concluded but agitation remains continue."It's a wake-up call for people sitting at helm of affairs, movement was initiated by BFDC but now its gets support from people across the state and several organizations joined this campaign not only for development of Bawe Wali Mata Shrine but for Jammu city, which is no verge of losing its identity due to direct train to Katra and construction of Cheneni-Nashri tunnel.He said in c...Read More

  • MEF stages dharna at PHC, Dansal

    JAMMU: Primary Health Center Dansal, Jammu on 07 April 2017: In continuation of its series of protests Dharna's/Meeting in every Blocks of Jammu Kashmir, Medical Employees Today held one day-long Dharna in the premises of P H C Dansal Jammu under the leadership of JKMEF State President Sushil Sudan.The protesting Employees raised slogans in support of their demands, which includes :-The DPC should be cleared at par with Govt. Medical College/Drug & Food Control Organization on the pattern of Executive Order passed by the Administrative Department till the SRO-20 (Recruitment Rules) is modified. Further all the promotions should be made strictly in accordance to the seniority.Amendment o...Read More

  • BJP is mission to serve the nation: Khanna

    JAMMU: Addressing party activists at party headquarter, BJP National Vice-President & J&K Prabhari Avinash Rai Khanna said that during the last 37 years, the party has gone through various stages of ups and downs and finally emerged as world's largest political party.The party activists had assembled to celebrate the Foundation Day of the party, where Khanna, alongwith BJP State President & MLA Sat Sharma (CA), Speaker J&K Legislative Assembly Kavinder Gupta, Zonal General Secretary (Organizati...Read More

  • Delimitation of constituencies will remove political disparity : Mankotia

    JAMMU: Haq-Insaaf Yatra started by Panthers Party for seeking right and justice by mobilizing statehood demand for Jammu region entered 6th day and reached at Domana constituency of Jammu district on Thursday. Panther Party's state president Balwant Singh Mankotia while addressing the series of public meetings at Domana,Mishriwala,mohalla Mishriwala,Kangar,Kot Bhalwal,Gharota and Raipur appealed the general masses to support the movement started for separate statehood for Jammu region. He sai...Read More

  • NEET-2017: Deptt of Libraries to organise mentoring in Jammu, Srinagar

    JAMMU: IITian Vivek Gupta will be conducting counselling and mentoring sessions for the students from Jammu & Kashmir appearing in NEET-2017. According to Director Libraries and Research, Mr Mukhtar-ul-Aziz, the counselling and mentoring session by Mr Gupta, who is a BTech from IIT Bombay, will be held at Jammu on 15 April 2017. Mr Gupta, who has counselled around 30000 students across the country on how to crack various competitive examinations, will give tips and tricks to the students on how to prepare for and crack NEET. Mr Aziz said the students interested in counselling should register themselves at the office of the Deputy Director Libraries/Chief Librarian SRS Library Building Kachi...Read More

  • Vibodh inagurated 250 transformers at Thanamandi town

    JAMMU: Today BJP Mandal Thanamandi organized a colourful programme at Thanamandi to celebrate the 37th foundation day of the Party on April 06, 2017. Even in the stormy weather conditions, the commemorative event commenced with the lightening of traditional lamp by MLC Rajouri Vibodh in presence of BJP Mandal President Abdul Ghani Shawl. Shawl along with hundreds of party workers welcomed the MLC Gupta, in a simple and impressive function. Mr. Shawl said that the area was deprived from the Development aspects, but now under the rule of Coalition Government, various sectors have been upgraded like roads, Health, Education, PDD, PHE and many more departments are seen working on ground. He a...Read More

  • Bridging of Regions & Religions must for overall development: Vibodh

    RAJOURI: To reach out the common people of Border District Rajouri and to address their grievances, today MLC Vibod Gupta took a series of public meetings at Bal, Dhangri, Gunni and Saranoo, where hundreds of people gathered and shared their miseries. Ex-Sarpanches, Panches and prominent citizens of the area informed Vibodh, that there is major problem regarding exaggerated Electricity bills, being served to the public. People also brought the problems being faced by them regarding non-availabi...Read More

  • NSF protest against PSC, demands separate statehood for Jammu

    JAMMU: National Secular Forum (NSF) protest against JKPSC and torched the effigy Chairman of J&K Public Service Commission (PSC). Protesters, led by its State President Dr.Vikas Sharma.Addressing the gathering here today, National Secular Forum (NSF) State President Dr Vikas Sharma said that Statehood for Jammu is only way out to end the 67 years long discrimination with the people at Jammu region.Dr Vikas Sharma said that out of total posts of 34 of 10+2 lecturer in Urdu, 30 candidates have ...Read More

  • NC sold J&K in past for remaining in Power: Zulfkar

    ANANTNAG: Coming down heavily on National Conference, Peoples Democratic Party Leader and Minister for Food Civil Supplies & Consumer Affairs Chowdhary Zulfkar Ali has said that from Naya Kashmir to Autonomy, NC has always adopted silence after selling Jammu & Kashmir for remaining in power.Addressing gathering at Larnoo, Kukernag area of Kashmir Valley, Chowdhary Zulfkar Ali said that National Conference have always sold the interests of the people of Jammu & Kashmir for remaining in power. He said that history is the testimony of all deeds of this Party.The Minister said the party always be fooled the people on one or the another slogan but turned silent after 'Soda Baazi' for power. ''I ...Read More

  • Tourist destinations of Jammu deprived of basic infra : Mankotia

    UDHAMPUR: Panther Party's president Balwant Singh Mankotia made a scathing attack on the successive regimes of the state for deliberately ignoring the tourist destinations of Jammu Province and still these places are deprived of basic infrastructure. He alleged that present regime also ignoring the tourist places of Jammu province while 90 percent tourist influx is in Jammu region. Continuous neglect in basic infrastructure for tourist places is also the main cause to raise the voice of separate statehood demand in Jammu region.Panther Party's state president Balwant Singh Mankotia on 5th day addressed rallies at Chenani, Sudhmahadev, Mantalai, Sarad, Marothi etc and Rath Yatra for seeking ...Read More

  • BFDC dharna enters Day 2, more organizations extends support

    JAMMU: Bahu Fort Development Committee's (BFDC) Dharna for demanding "Shrine Board for Bawe Wali Mata" today entered in second day.The agitation is part of sustain campaign for constitution of Shrine for Bawe wali Mata Temple, which BFDC started in 1997. The Dharna earlier scheduled to hold at Maharaja Hari Singh chowk on Tawi Bridge and administration already granted permission but in eleventh hour administration denied permission and deployed police.Speaking at dharna site, President Bahu Fort Development Committee Kr. Rajeev Charak, "Constitution of shrine board for Bahu Fort is not only developing Bawe Wali Mata Shrine but the whole south end of Jammu Tawi." He said it's a way forward t...Read More

  • Hold early Delimitation to end political and economic subjugation of Jammu region: Harsh

    JAMMU: Seeking early initiation of process for Delimitation of Assembly constituencies in the state as assured by the BJP-PDP govt in the Agenda of Alliance, Mr. Harsh Dev Singh flayed the neglect of the ruling coalition to take up the Jammu related issues for implementation. He said that assurances for delimitation and for ending regional bias were not only doled out by the central BJP leadership but the BJP's vision document released during Elections also categorically promised early delimi...Read More

  • Govt taking several measures for welfare of poor sections of society: Jasrotia

    KATHUA: Reiterating coalition government's commitment to provide better civic amenities to the people, BJP MLA Kathua, Rajiv Jasrotia has said that massive development activities have been launched across the state to ensure safe drinking water, better sewerage, lanes and drains and hygienic surroundings in every nook and corner of the state. This was stated by the MLA while interacting with the people after laying foundation of various development works including inauguration of Road at Villa...Read More

  • Nat Manch presents Dogri play " Bijli Da Sudhupyog Karo "

    JAMMU: Nat Manch presented a Dogri play " Bijli Da Sudhupyog Karo " here at its studio , Shakti Nagar Jammu.With the presentation of today's play Nat Manch has successfully completed 261 shows on its ongoing Tuesday series. The play was written by Ranjeet Singh,Mohit sharma & Ishan Mansotra and directed by Tarun Sharma.The play was Based on the Wastage of electricity.We almost depend on Electricity for everything. Unfortunately we didn't know that we talking everything and start wasting energy unnecessarily. In this play writers discuss about how we wasting Electricity and need of electricity conservation. We need electricity at every walk of life. Electricity is considered the sou...Read More

  • Unfulfilled Poll promises of coalition partners hurting people of state: Bhalla

    JAMMU: Congress and National Conference today jointly organized election campaign for parliamentary by-elections at Gangyal today and made a fervent appeal to migrant voters of the Srinagar and Anantnag Parliamentary constituencies to cast their votes in favour of Dr Farooq Abdullah and Ghulam Ahmed Mir to strengthen secular forces. Former Congress Minister Raman Bhalla, former MLC Vijay Bakaya, Anil Dhar, Hira Lal Pandita, MK Yogi, NN Pandita, Gulam Qadir Bhat, Shadi Lal Pandita addressed the gathering. Accusing BJP of having sold its every single slogan and its fundamentals for power, former Minister and senior Congress leader Raman Bhalla today said it had proved that lust knew no bars...Read More

  • Reading news more often can make you more Islamophobic

    Reading news more often can make you more Islamophobic Published: April 4, 2017 A new study in New Zealand found people who read the news more often are likely to feel ‘angry’ at Muslims. The research, published in the science journal PLOS ONE, includes responses from 16, 584 New Zealanders from the New Zealand Attitudes and Values Study [NZAVS]. According to the authors, “widespread representations of Muslims in the news were contributing to lower acceptance”. The study’s conclusion was deemed emotional by the authors since it was based on New Zealanders who are generally “highly tolerant”. The lead author, Dr John Shaver said that “people tend to interpret the news in ways that fit w...Read More

  • Teamwork pre-requisite for social, economic development: Kavinder Gupta

    JAMMU: Speaker of J&K Assembly, Kavinder Gupta, today said that team work and a missionary spirit is pre-requisite to achieve social and economic development of the society. The Speaker, who was chief guest at a function organized by J&K Confederation of Voluntary Social & Charitable Organizations here, appreciated the efforts of voluntary organizations for acting as a catalyst among the people and the government so that optimum outcome of various schemes could be achieved. Gupta said that th...Read More

  • Ayodhya thanked BJP activists, public for massive rally

    JAMMU: BJP Jammu West District today held a press conference in Kachi Chawni office to thank the Party activists and general public for their overwhelming turn up in the historic rally of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in Udhampur after the inauguration of Chenani-Nashri tunnel. District President Ayodhya Gupta said that it is the unconditional love of people of this State towards the Prime Minister and his policies, that PM is visiting this border State again and again at every other opportunit...Read More

  • Farooq should elaborate resolution on K issue: Prof. Virender

    JAMMU: BJP State Spokesperson, Prof. Virender Gupta, in a statement, asked NC President Farooq Abdullah to make clear his stand on the resolution of Kashmir issue. "What type of political solution does he want, whether the solution that he desires is within the framework of Indian Constitution, does he include the people of Jammu and Ladakh regions and other groups of the state like Kashmiri Pandits, Shia Muslims, Gujjar and Bakerwals too in his so called Kashmir political solution formula or his only concern is to hold negotiations with the separatist elements who are instrumental in staging proxy war against India", he asked. On Farooq's statement that tunnel, economic package and infras...Read More

  • Regional bias extends in BJP-PDP rule to the Masters of Jammu province: Harsh

    JAMMU: While all of the 900 odd Masters promoted in 2014 in Kashmir Division were adjusted during the same period, the 581 promoted Masters of Jammu Division during 2014 are still unadjusted and being subjected to the worst humiliation and harassment by the authorities concerned, maintained Mr. Harsh Dev Singh JKNPP Chairman and Former Education Minister. He said that inordinate delay in the adjustment of the said Masters has adversely affected their future prospects besides irreparable loss and prejudice caused to their seniority vis a vis their Kashmir based counterparts. He said that after issuance of promotion lists for both Jammu and Kashmir regions in 2014, the state education Deptt...Read More

  • "Save On Medicals" Conducts Free Infertility Health Camp

    NOWSHERA: SaveOnMedicalsClinic, keeping with its intentions to serve the people of Jammu & Kashmir, organised a highly successful infertility camp for couples facing difficulty in having children at Nowshera, Jammu. The camp was conducted under the guidance of Dr. Sunila Gupta, a leading infertility specialist of SaveOnMedicals Clinic at Jammu. She saw over 50 patients today and apprised them of the possibilities of having children with the help of latest techniques and procedures like IUI an...Read More

  • Several youth join Panthers Party

    JAMMU: Embracing the ideology and dogma of JKNPP, 56 youth from Vijaypur, Bari Brahmana and Bishnah introduced by Mr. Rajesh Padgotra Provincial President JKNPP left BJP, NC and joined Panthers Party in the presence of Mr. Harsh Dev Singh Chairman JKNPP, Mr. Yashpal Kundal State President Young Panthers and other leaders at Party Headquarters on Sunday. While welcoming the newly joined youth in the party fold, Mr. Harsh Dev Singh said that JKNPP is the only regional party of Jammu region which...Read More

  • RSS allied with PDP to punish, suppress Kashmiris: NC

    SRINAGAR: National Conference on Sunday observed that planting Hindutava is a long term mission of the RSS and its affiliated wings, particularly the BJP, saying that the PDP has been consciously picked up to implement this agenda in Jammu and Kashmir."We have been desperately witnessing the symptoms of the RSS agenda in Kashmir in terms of trampling its identity and decimating the younger generation, which is fighting against perpetual injustice", former minister and MLA Mr Mubarak Gul said while addressing several election meetings in Eidgah assembly segment.Mr Gul, along with former minister Mir Saifullah, cautioned the people against hidden PDP-BJP agenda, emphasizing that this can be ...Read More

  • Govt befooling people on name of Panchayati elections: Manjit

    VIJAYPUR: Former Minister and JKPCC general secretary Manjit Singh today accused Government of befooling people on the name of Panchayati elections in Jammu and Kashmir.Speaking during a monthly meeting of Congress workers, former Minister Manjit Singh alleged that the people don't know about the voter lists as they are not given to them."There is grass root violation in the voter lists. People don't know whether their name is included or not. They should be given to re-look into it and appealed the Election Commission of India to extend the last date which was fixed April 2," Manjit Singh said. Singh said that "ECI had fixed March 25 to April 2 but still people are unable to see the proce...Read More

  • Zulfkar asks oil companies to distribute 2.10 lakh gas connections under PMUY by 2017

    JAMMU: Minister for Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs Choudhary Zulfkar Ali today asked the oil companies to achieve the target of providing 2.10 lakh gas connections to women belonging to Below Poverty Line under Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana (PMUY) by the end of this year. The Minister issued these instructions while chairing a review meeting of the department and representatives of the oil companies. Lauding the Union Government's initiative of extending the Scheme to Jammu and Kas...Read More

  • Equitable development of all regions; tops Govt’s agenda: Kohli

    RAJOURI: The present government is working consistently to ensure equitable development of all regions with emphasis that border areas are given special attention in terms of development. Minister for Sheep, Animal Husbandry and Fisheries Abdul Ghani Kohli said this while addressing a public meeting at Panchayat Ghadani, here today. The Minister said that “thrust of present government is to focus on balanced and composite development of all regions especially neglected, rural and border belts...Read More