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18-Jul-2017 Srinagar

PUC reviews functioning of SICOP

A meeting of the Committee on Public Undertakings of the Legislative Assembly was held under the Chairmanship of legislator Sat Paul Sharma here today to review the functioning of Small Scale Industries Development Corporation Limited (SICOP).Legislators,...

18-Jul-2017 Ramban

Vice-Chairman JKTDC inaugurates tourist Bungalow at Banihal

Vice-Chairman JKTDC, Rafi Ahmad Mir today inaugurated refurbished JKTDC Tourist Bungalow here at Banihal.MLA Banihal, Vikar Rasool Wani, Deputy Commissioner Ramban, Tariq Hussain Ganai, Managing Director JKTDC Sarmad Hafeez and officers of other departments and general...

15-Jul-2017 Srinagar

Soz asks India to hold dialogue with separatists

Former Union Minister, Prof. Saifuddin Soz has said that Government of India has decided to consult the National Opposition on the situation of border with China, is really a democratic way of building a consensus on a problem related to an external situation.“An...

13-Jul-2017 Bhalessa (Doda)

Sanjay Manhas Inaugurated Solar Street Lighting in Bhalessa

Providing sustainable lighting solution for people of rural area, Congress Sewa Dal Incharge for Chenab Valley Sanjay Manhas today inaugurated Solar Street Lighting in Bhalessa which was donated by Honorable MLC Naresh Kumar Gupta.While appreciating the efforts...

13-Jul-2017 Srinagar

Pradesh Mahila Congress held a meeting in Srinagar

Pradesh Mahila Congress meeting was held in Srinagar that was chaired by President Pradesh Mahila Congress Indu Pawar. The participants took a keen interest in the proceeding of meeting and issues pertaining to common man especially problems being faced by woman...

09-Jul-2017 Srinagar

Meira Kumar visits Srinagar, again calls for conscience vote

United Progressive Alliance's (UPA) presidential candidate Meira Kumar here on Sunday said the ideologies and principles India believes in are in danger and once again urged for conscience votes in the July 17 poll for the country's top post.The former Lok...

06-Jul-2017 Srinagar

Congress Describes 5th July as Black Day

Congress today described the passing of GST Resolution in the house as a Black Day in the History of Jammu and Kashmir State. The Party also termed the Assembly Session and the meetings held from time to time inorder to evolve a consensus on GST by the Govt as...

05-Jul-2017 Srinagar

GST in present form not acceptable : Nawang Rigzin Jora

Congress Legislative Party leader Nawang Rigzin Jora in the floor of house today said that the way Govt is trying to implement GST, it will certainly erode the Special Status of the State, besides harming the fiscal autonomy of the State, which is not acceptable...

03-Jul-2017 New Delhi

Bihar Grand Alliance is 'strong and stable', asserts Ghulam Nabi Azad

The Congress on Monday asserted that the "Mahagathbandhan" -- the Grand Allaince -- in Bihar was "strong and stable" and the recent statements by Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and party leader Ghulam Nabi Azad arose in context of the Presidential election,...

29-Jun-2017 Srinagar

Congress demands debate on GST on the floor of the house

Stating that Congress Party is committed to the stand taken in 2012-13 State Cabinet on GST, the J&K Pradesh Congress Committee (JKPCC) in the all party meeting held in Srinagar today reiterated that adequate safeguards should be incorporated in GST regime...

29-Jun-2017 New Delhi

Congress to boycott GST rollout in Parliament

The Congress announced on Thursday that it will boycott the Goods and Services Tax (GST) rollout in Parliament on Friday midnight.The decision was announced by Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge and Ghulam Nabi Azad who said such midnight sessions had only...

24-Jun-2017 Srinagar

Congress refrains from GST meet, Says PDP BJP in a state of confusion

Congress today refrained from the meeting convened on GST in Srinagar today citing the reason as non-serious attitude of the Govt with regard to implementation of GST. The Party also blamed PDP BJP coalition for being in a State of confusion over GST, as a result,...

22-Jun-2017 Srinagar

Tariq Karra accuses Govt of patronizing land grabbers

Congress leader and former Finance Minister Tariq Hamid Karra Thursday said that incumbent government has been leaving no stone-turned in harassing him mentally. He alleged that government has been patronizing and encouraging land grabbers. “Land grabbers on...

20-Jun-2017 Srinagar

Make road-map for implementing GST in state public : Monga to Govt

Stating that they won’t allow any compromise on Jammu and Kashmir’s financial autonomy and special status, JKPCC Vice President and MLC G N Monga today asked the Government to make its road-map for implementing the GST in the state public.“In the All Party Meeting...

13-Jun-2017 Kishtwar

Ghulam Mohammad Saroori distributes motorised tricycles

MLA Inderwal Ghulam Mohammad Saroori today distributed three motorized Tricycle among the PHC beneficiaries at an awareness programme organized by Social Welfare department here today.?On the occasion District Social welfare Officer Phulail Singh described...

12-Jun-2017 Srinagar

BJP has failed to rise above party interest in JK : Cong.

Congress Monday said that the BJP government has failed to rise above party lines to govern the Jammu and Kashmir state in alliance with PDP.“BJP has not come above its party line and propaganda in Jammu and Kashmir while ruling the state in alliance with PDP....

11-Jun-2017 Bishnah (Jammu)

Farmers’ uprising due to Modi’s ‘jumla bazzi’

Senior Congress leader Mr M K Bhardwaj has said that the farmers’ uprising across the country is a testimony to the fact that BJP and its ruling allies have hoodwinked the suffering farming community by making hollow promises to ameliorate their lot. Promises...

10-Jun-2017 Srinagar

Prof. Saifuddin Soz welcomes Rajnath’s statement

Senior Congress leader Prof Saif-ud-din Soz on Saturday welcomed the Union Home Minister, Rajnath Singh’s assertion wherein he had stated that ‘the Union would succeed in finding a permanent solution to the Kashmir dispute’.In a statement issued to KNS, Soz...

06-Jun-2017 New Delhi

Modi government crushing voices of dissent : Ghulam Nabi Azad

The Congress on Tuesday accused the Modi government of "crushing voices of dissent" and attacked it over its performance in the last three years, calling it a "hero on TV and zero on the ground".Briefing reporters after a meeting of the Congress Working...

23-May-2017 Srinagar

Rewarding army soldier not proper : Nizamudin Bhat

PDP Tuesday said that honoring the army major who has violated human rights by using a civilian as human shield “is not proper” and said that the State government wants the incident to be investigated.“If the government forces violate human rights, action...

23-May-2017 Srinagar

Congress team visits affected places in Dooru

A high level team of J&K Pradesh Congress Committee led by President G.A. Mir today visited Dooru, Shahabad, Halsidar, Hangipora, Kapran( Dooru Assembly Constituency) to assess the losses caused to inhabitants due to incessant rains very recently.Congress...

22-May-2017 Srinagar

Opp rebukes Rajnath Singh’s “one year solution” statement

Opposition political parties have chided the Home Minister Rajnath Sing’s statement of resolving Kashmir in a year, saying that BJP has no policy on Kashmir and giving deadlines for resolution of the issue is “nothing more than attention diverting tactics from...

21-May-2017 Srinagar

Congress pays glowing tributes to Late Rajiv Gandhi

Describing Rajiv Gandhi a man with great conviction, commitment and a visionary, J&K Pradesh Congress Committee (JKPCC) in a function held at Party Srinagar Party Headquarters today, paid glowing tributes to Former Prime Minister and Gandhi Icon on his 26th...

21-May-2017 Srinagar

Congress’ ‘policy planning group’ meets in New Delhi

Congress party’s ‘policy planning group’ held its first meeting in New Delhi under the chairmanship of former Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh and “expressed concern” on the prevailing in the Kashmir valley.Congress state president G A Mir told KNS that the first...

20-May-2017 New Delhi

Congress voices 'deep concern' over Kashmir situation

The Congress on Saturday expressed "deep concern" over the situation in Jammu and Kashmir as it held the maiden meeting meeting of its policy planning group on the state.Party leaders "freely and frankly" expressed their views on the situation in the Kashmir...

16-May-2017 Srinagar

Congress enrolls 3.5 Lac Primary Members in Kashmir valley

The Congress today while reviewing its ongoing Membership drive in Kashmir valley took stock of the overall Drive in ten district of the valley. The Party also expressed satisfaction over the successful Membership and exhorted the Party cadres to gear up...

08-May-2017 Srinagar

‘Congress blames Govt for worrisome situation in valley

On the opening of Darbar Move in Srinagar today, J&K Pradesh Congress Committee (JKPCC) held a peaceful sit in Dharna against the anti-people and wrong policies of the ruling dispensation of PDP BJP. The Party also peacefully protested against use of...

29-Apr-2017 Srinagar

Centre’s Snubs to Mehbooba unfortunate : Ghulam Ahmad Mir

Reacting to the Centre Govt’s decision of not holding talks with separatists J&K Pradesh Congress Committee (JKPCC) President G.A. Mir has described the decision as worst humiliation to Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti, saying that the alliance between PDP BJP...

27-Apr-2017 Srinagar

Social media ban is repressive, anti-democratic : Opp

The government’s one-month ban on social media in the Kashmir valley has opposition political parties all angry against the decision, saying that the ban is repressive and anti-democratic.JKPCC president G A Mir told KNS that the curbing social media is...

24-Apr-2017 Doda

Ghulam Nabi Azad inaugurates community centre at Doda

Leader of opposition in Rajya Sabha and Former Chief Minister of Jammu & Kashmir, Ghulam Nabi Azad today inaugurated the newly constructed Community centre at main market Doda.The building has been constructed under MPLAD scheme funded by Mr. Azad and completed...

20-Apr-2017 Srinagar

Abolition of ‘Lal Batis’ a very good measure : Prof Saifuddin Soz

Former union minister and senior Congress leader, Prof Saifuddin Soz Thursday welcomed the Government of India’s (GoI) decision to abolish to the use of red beacons on top of the vehicles used by government officials and dignitaries.Soz in a statement issued...

19-Apr-2017 Srinagar

Congress NC delegation meets President of India, Rahul Gandhi

A joint delegation led by J&K Pradesh Congress Committee (JKPCC) President G.A. Mir met President of India Shri. Pranab Mukherjee at Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi today and apprised him of the overall situation prevailed in the valley.According to...

19-Apr-2017 Srinagar

Yasin Malik condemns prolonging imprisonment of many inmates

Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) incarcerated Zonal organizer, Bashir Ahmad Kashmiri who is in jail from last six months has been shifted to police station Kothibagh after high court quashed his PSA recently, the spokesman said on Wednesday.According...

19-Apr-2017 Srinagar

Congress forms Manmohan Singh-led ‘policy-planning’ group for JK

All India Congress Committee (AICC) on Wednesday constituted a policy-planning group for Jammu and Kashmir under the chairmanship of former Prime Minister, Dr Manmohan Singh, sources said.Reliable sources told KNS that the group was constituted by AICC president,...

18-Apr-2017 Jammu

Ghulam Nabi Monga chairs Joint House Committee meeting

A meeting of the Joint House Committee of Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Council constituted to look into alleged medical negligence of doctors in Government Medical College, Jammu was held under the Chairmanship of MLC, Ghulam Nabi Monga here today.Legislators,...

18-Apr-2017 Jammu

Congress NC delegation meets ECI

A joint delegation of Senior leaders of INC and NC led by J&K Pradesh Congress Committee (JKPCC) President G A Mir met the Election Commission of India in New Delhi on Tuesday and apprised it of their experience and the role of the Govt during the...

16-Apr-2017 Srinagar

Ghulam Ahmad Mir condemns beating of College students, killings

Reacting to the beating of College Students of Govt Degree College Pulwama by forces yesterday, J&K Pradesh Congress Committee (JKPCC) President G A Mir while condemning the unfortunate incident in which 55 students were injured, blamed the Mehbooba Mufti...

15-Apr-2017 Srinagar

People have rejected BJP PDP coalition : Ghulam Ahmad Mir

Expressing gratitude to people for strengthening the secular powers in the State by casting their vote against PDP-BJP Coalition in just concluded by-elections, J&K Pradesh Congress Committee (JKPCC) President G.A. Mir Saturday said that people have rejected...

13-Apr-2017 Jammu

J&K Pradesh Congress Committee delegation meets Governor

An 11 member delegation of J&K Pradesh Congress Committee, led by its President Sh. G.A. Mir, met Governor N.N. Vohra at the Raj Bhavan here today. The delegation presented a memorandum which reflects on the ground situation preceding, during and consequent...

12-Apr-2017 New Delhi

Still have faith in Pakistan judiciary, says Azad on Jadhav case

The Congress on Wednesday said it doesn't trust the Pakistan Army tribunal order on capital punishment to alleged Indian spy Kulbhushan Jadhav but "still has faith in Pakistan's judiciary"."We don't trust the Pakistan Army tribunal's order. We don't believe...

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