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23-Feb-2017 Poonch

Girl child a blessing of God : Jahangir Mir

Deputy Chairman, Legislative Council Jahangir Hussain Mir has said people should be proud of having a girl child as it is the blessing from the God.The Deputy Chairman said this after unveiling School Magazine “Aaghaz” here at Islamabad Higher Secondary School.Mr...

18-Feb-2017 New Delhi

Tariq Hameed Karra formally joins Congress

Founding member of the Peoples Democratic Party and former finance minister, Tariq Hameed Karra on Saturday joined the Indian National Congress in New Delhi.Karra joint the party in the presence of Congress Chief Sonia Gandhi and Vice-President Rahul Gandhi,...

18-Feb-2017 New Delhi

Ex-PDP MP Tariq Hameed Karra joins Congress

Five months after he quit the People's Democratic Party (PDP), MP Tariq Hameed Karra on Saturday joined the Congress party here. He attacked the central government for "mishandling" the situation in Jammu and Kashmir.Addressing reporters at the Congress party...

02-Feb-2017 New Delhi

2016 was year of depression, suppression, regression : Ghulam Nabi Azad

Targeting the Narendra Modi government over issues ranging from demonetisation to unrest in Kashmir, Leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha Ghulam Nabi Azad on Thursday said the year 2016 has been one of "depression, recession, regression and suppression".Speaking...

01-Feb-2017 Anantnag

Incumbent Government a big failure: Ghulam Ahmad Mir

State Congress President Ghulam Ahmed Mir said that Congress Party is committed to equitable development of all the three regions and it will continue to remain steadfast to serve the people of Jammu, Kashmir and Ladakh equally.   He was addressing a...

31-Jan-2017 Jammu

Chering Dorjay lauds rescue team for saving lives of 12 tourists

Minister for Ladakh Affairs and Cooperatives, Chering Dorjay, today appreciated the humane gesture of Sonam Angchuk, Numbardar, Chushul (Leh), Phuntsog Angdu, Incharge SHO and his team, 47th Battalion, ITBP; SHO Nyoma (Leh), Power Development Department, Public...

23-Jan-2017 Srinagar

PDP-BJP Government cause of mass discontent in J&K

Congress Party Monday blamed PDP-BJP Coalition Government for mass discontent and alienation of the people in the State.Addressing a daylong meeting of senior party functionaries of Kashmir province State Congress President G.A.Mir blamed the Government for ignoring...

16-Jan-2017 Jammu

Every issue between PDP and BJP fixed: Ali Mohammad Sagar

Stating that ruling partners Peoples Democratic Party and Bhartiya Janata Party are not on the same page over several issues, National Conference General Secretary Ali Muhammad Sagar Monday said that he was shocked to hear from a BJP member that ‘every issue...

15-Jan-2017 Jammu

Congress to hold Protest Dharna near RBI on January 18th

Congress would hold a sit in “Dharna” in front of RBI Jammu on January 18, as part of the nation wide protest over  the issue of demonetization.A meeting of Executive Committee of JKPCC was held here today under the chairman ship of PCC Chief Sh. G.A. Mir...

04-Jan-2017 Jammu

Dy Chairman LC expresses concern over forest fires

Deputy Chairman, Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Council, Jahangir Hussain Mir, on Wednesday stressed upon the officers of Forest and its allied departments to gear up their field functionaries to contain the threat of forest fires in the State.These instructions...

28-Dec-2016 Rajouri

Dy Chairman LC visits border villages in Rajouri

Deputy Chairman Legislative Council, Jahangir Hussain Mir  along with MLC Sham Lal Bhagat today conducted an extensive tour of border areas of Manjakote sub-division near the line of control in Rajouri district,  and interacted  with the residents...

23-Dec-2016 Srinagar

PDP govt runs on dictations from RSS : Ghulam Ahmad Mir

Stating that Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) government was running on the dictations of RSS, Jammu Kashmir Pradesh Congress Committee (JKPCC) president GA Mir Friday questioned the PDP government as to why it was opposing granting citizenship of India rights...

21-Dec-2016 Jammu

Congress lashed out at PDP-BJP Govt. over Panchayat Raj Amendment

The Congress has lashed out at the PDP-BJP coalition Govt. for weakening the Panchayat Raj system in the state by way of amendment to the Panchayat Raj  Act, providing for indirect election of Sarpanch, which goes contrary  to the basic spirit...

11-Dec-2016 Ramban

Priya Sethi conducts extensive tour of Ramban

Minister of State for Education, Technical Education, Tourism, Horticulture and Floriculture today conducted an extensive tour of Ramban and inspected horticulture farm and other tourist services. The Minister was accompanied by MLA Ramban Neelam Langeh, MLA...

11-Dec-2016 Kulgam

Abdul Majeed Padder hands-over IAY cheques to beneficiaries

Legislator Abdul Majeed Padder today said that the Government is committed for overall development and progress of the State, besides is taking steps for uplift of weaker sections of the society.He was speaking at a function organized by Rural Development Department...

08-Dec-2016 New Delhi

President's rap for government, not opposition: Ghulam Nabi Azad

Leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha Ghulam Nabi Azad on Thursday said it is the government, more than the opposition, which should pay heed to President Pranab Mukherjee's criticism of the continued logjam in Parliament."What the honourable President said is...

06-Dec-2016 Srinagar

Congress only unifying force in India : Ghulam Ahmad Mir

Describing Congress Party as the only unifying force in the Country, Congress Tuesday in it’s Executive Committee meeting held in Srinagar stated that Party will continue to support sustained dialogue process with all stake holders inorder to find solution to all...

03-Dec-2016 Dooru

Ghulam Ahmad Mir again barred from visiting Batagund Dooru

Congress Delegation led by JKPCC Chief G.A. Mir was again barred from visiting Batagund Dooru and meeting family of Former Sarpanch Sajad Ahmad Malik, who was killed a day before yesterday.Earlier G.A. Mir led by Senior Congress Leaders were stopped at Jawahar...

02-Dec-2016 Srinagar

State Congress President barred from visiting Dooru

State Congress President G.A. Mir was disallowed to visit his Home Constituency Dooru, as his movement was restricted by the Govt on Jammu Srinagar National Highway today. Consequently Mir had to return summer capital. PCC Chief was scheduled to meet people,...

28-Nov-2016 Jammu

Congress stages protest on Highway at Ramban

The Congress Party activists today held strong protest demonstration at Ramban and blocked highway,Congress workers protest led by former minister and member legislative assembly Banihal Vikar Rasool Wani accused BJP led NDA government on demonetization...

21-Nov-2016 Jammu

LC panel recommends enhancing K-Oil quota

Departmental Related Standing Committee-I (DRSC-I) of Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Council Monday urged the government for enhancement of K-Oil quota for Kashmir division during the winter season.The Committee, which met here today under the chairmanship of MLC...

20-Nov-2016 Jammu

Modi trying to tarnish Cong image : Ghulam Ahmed Mir

Rich tributes were paid to Indira Gandhi, former Prime Minister of India, on her 100th birthday in an impressive function held at Indira Chowk here.PCC, president Ghulam Ahmed Mir along with other senior functionaries of Pradesh Congress, legislators, former...

18-Nov-2016 New Delhi

Ghulam Nabi Azad demands BJP apology on demonetisation

Senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad on Friday demanded an apology from the Bharatiya Janata Party for deaths of people standing in queues outside banks and ATMs after the November 8 demonetisation of high-denomination currency.Reiterating his stand against...

16-Nov-2016 Jammu

Vikar Rasool Wani chairs Assurances Committee meet

The Committee on Government Assurances of Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Assembly today directed the PWD (R&B) Department to fulfill all their commitments regarding the Government assurances given by the department on the floor of the House from time...

15-Nov-2016 New Delhi

Demonetisation policy is a big scam : Ghulam Nabi Azad

Leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha Ghulam Nabi Azad on Tuesday termed the government's demonetisation policy a "big scam" and said there should be an inquiry into the "selective leakage" of the government's move.Azad also clarified that the Congress is with...

10-Nov-2016 Srinagar

Vikar Rasool Wani address protest rally at Makerkoot Banihal

Former minister and MLA Banihal Vikar Rasool Wani Thursday address public gathering cum protest rally of unemployed youths, villagers and land owners of Wagan, Ramsu,Makerkoot and other adjoining localities at Makerkoot market here today.MLA Banihal Vikar Rasool...

06-Nov-2016 Srinagar

PDP’s silence on Triple Talaq issue unfortunate : Ghulam Ahmad Mir

Lambasting Centre Govt over its’ repeated attempts to interfere in Religious affairs of Muslims, JKPCC Chief G.A. Mir Sunday said that BJP Leadership was misinterpreting the Triple Talaq Issue to create a confusion in order to implement Uniform Civil Code in the...

04-Nov-2016 Srinagar

Congress pays tribute to Sharma

Paying rich tributes to veteran political leader and Former Dy. Chief Minister Late. Mangat Ram Sharma, who was cremated today in Jammu, JKPCC held a condolence meeting on the sad demise of Late. Sharma in Srinagar today and recalled the services rendered by...

02-Nov-2016 Srinagar

Peace can’t achieved by filling jails, says Congress

J&K Unit of All India Congress on Wednesday said that slapping draconian PSA on teenagers and other youngsters would ruin their career, besides harming the peace initiatives that are underway to restore calm in the Valley.Congress condemned slapping of uncountable...

01-Nov-2016 New Delhi

Deputy Chairman LC calls on Union Home Minister

Deputy Chairman Legislative Council Jehangir Hussain Mir today called on Union Home Minister, Raj Nath Singh and appraised him about the current situation of the State.Deputy Chairman requested Home Minister for a special recruitment drive in Poonch district...

31-Oct-2016 Srinagar

Congress pays tributes to Indira Gandhi on her 32nd death anniversary

J&K Pradesh Congress Committee held a meeting of senior office bearers and party leaders to pay glowing tributes to Late. Smt. Indira Gandhi on her 32nd death anniversary and recalled the services rendered by her to the Nation, at Congress Party Headquarters,...

29-Oct-2016 Jammu

Jahangir Hussain meets border firing victims in GMC

Deputy Chairman, Legislative Council Jahangir Hussain Mir today visited Government Medical College to enquire  about the condition  of people injured in ongoing cross border firing.Deputy Chairman interacted with all the injured and prayed for their...

28-Oct-2016 Srinagar

Congress distributes Rs one crore to Sukhnai fire victims

In a bid to provide assistance to the fire victims of Sukhnai village, Congress on Friday distributed Rs one crore to the affected families there.Pertinently, almost a village was gutted in a mysterious blaze in Sukhnag village of Kishtwar district on October...

24-Oct-2016 Srinagar

Pradesh Congress Committee delegation meets Governor

A delegation of Pradesh Congress Committee, led by its President  G.A. Mir, called on Governor N.N. Vohra at the Raj Bhavan here today.The delegation briefed the Governor about its assessment of the prevailing unrest in the Valley. It suggested initiation...

23-Oct-2016 Srinagar

As Govt acts tough against employees

Expressing resentment over sacking and suspension of government employees from their services, State Congress Chief Ghulam Ahmad Mir Sunday said that “these steps are unwise, bound to hit back at government.”He told KNS that such “repressive measures” would worse...

22-Oct-2016 Srinagar

Congress committed to maintain integrity of State : Ghulam Ahmad Mir

Urging the Party Cadres and leaders to play the role of unifying force and defeat the designs of communal and divisive forces hells bent upon to disturb the communal harmony and secular fabric in the regions of the State, JKPCC Chief G.A. Mir stressed upon...

20-Oct-2016 Srinagar

Vikar Rasool Wani chairs Assurances Committee meet

A meeting of the Committee on Government Assurances of Legislative Assembly was held under the chairmanship of MLA Vikar Rasool Wani.Javaid Hassan Baig, Mohammad Abass Wani, Kamal Verma and Dina Nath Bhagat attended the meeting. The members gave their...

19-Oct-2016 Srinagar

Congress the only unifying force in Country: G A Mir

Terming Congress Party as the only unifying force representing aspirations of all the three regions in true sense, JKPCC Chief G.A. Mir while addressing a day long political convention at Leh today asserted that it is the Congress Party alone which is representing...

16-Oct-2016 Rajouri

Govt to open LPG outlets every 15-20 km: Chowdhary Zulfkar Ali

Underlining the need of ensuring hassle-free availability of cooking gas for every household, Minister for Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs, Chowdhary Zulfkar Ali said the Coalition Government will open new LPG outlets every 15-20 km across the State.The...

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