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18-Feb-2018 Srinagar

Congress Leader strongly condemns rally in Kathua

Reacting to the rally taken out by some people in Kathua in support of Rapist and killer of an eight year innocent nomad girl in Kathua Asifa, who was kidnapped, raped then brutally murdered, Senior Congress Leader Mushtaq Ahmad Khanday has expressed surprise...

07-Feb-2018 New Delhi

Don't convert RSTV into BJP-TV : Ghulam Nabi Azad

Alleging "discrimination" against the opposition parties while giving coverage on Rajya Sabha TV, the Congress on Wednesday urged the House not to convert the public broadcaster into BJP's TV."Its a serious issue. All the political parties should be given proper...

05-Feb-2018 New Delhi

NDA government 'name changer', not 'game changer' : Ghulam Nabi Azad

Leader of Opposition in the Rajya Sabha Ghulam Nabi Azad on Monday said the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government at the Centre is a "name changer" and not a "game changer", since it keeps repackaging old schemes.Participating in a debate on the Motion...

16-Jan-2018 Jammu

Congress legislator accuses PDP Minister of corruption

After being accused of indulging in corruption in the implementation of a centrally-sponsored scheme, Jammu and Kashmir Rural Development minister Abdul Haq Khan offered to resign from the cabinet. The Minister was confronted by Congress legislator Viqar Rasool...

08-Jan-2018 Srinagar

Congress capable enough to defeat communal, fascist forces

Describing Congress Party as strong and vibrant situation in the State, capable enough to defeat fascist, communal forces in the country, J&K Pradesh Congress Committee (JKPCC) President G.A. Mir today said that Congress Party has never compromised on it’s...

07-Jan-2018 Jammu

Ground situation in Kashmir belies Govt's normalcy claims: Monga

Stating that ground situation in Kashmir belie normalcy claims of the Central and State Governments, Jammu and Kashmir Pradesh Congress Committee (JKPCC) Vice President (JKPCC) G N Monga today said that killings spree across the Valley has created a sense of...

07-Jan-2018 Srinagar

Ghulam Ahmad Mir to continue as JKPCC President

Hailing Congress President Rahul Gandhi for the decision he has taken to continue Mr. G.A. Mir as JKPCC President for second term, Senior Congress Leader and Vice President Mohd Anwar Bhat has expressed great satisfaction over the decision of Congress High Command...

29-Nov-2017 Jammu

Former Minister Sham Lal Sharma calls on Governor N. N. Vohra

Sham Lal Sharma, former Minister, called on Governor N. N. Vohra at the Raj Bhavan here today.Sh. Sharma informed the Governor about his views regarding certain important matters relating to maintenance of security and restoration of peace and normalcy in...

23-Nov-2017 New Delhi

Congress seeks President's intervention to convene winter session

The Congress has sought President Ram Nath Kovind's intervention in convening the winter session of Parliament "at the  earliest", saying the government had delayed it "without ascribing any justification for doing so".In the letter dated November 21,...

21-Nov-2017 New Delhi

88 women have applied for Haj without 'mehram': Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi

In less than a week after procedure for Haj 2018 started, 88 women have applied to go on the pilgrimage without a "mehram" or male guardian, Union Minority Affairs Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said on Tuesday.As per the new Haj policy, women above 45 years...

08-Nov-2017 Srinagar

Congress stages protest against demonetization

The J&K Pradesh Congress Committee today held a strong protest demonstrations on the one year completion of demonetisation in the Country, in which Senior Party Functionaries, Legislators and Prominent Party activities participated and chanted slogans...

02-Nov-2017 Srinagar

Centre, State responsible for alienation among people

CNS Stating that Congress has the legacy of uniting people and serving them to the best of its ability, the J&K Pradesh Congress Committee (JKPCC) President G.A. Mir said today that Congress is capable of defeating BJP RSS menace dividing people on religious...

30-Oct-2017 SRINAGAR

Congress party will soon get a new State president

Congress party in Jammu and Kashmir will soon get a new president. The decision in this regard will be taken by Party top face Rahul Gandhi.Part sources in Jammu and Kashmir told news agency CNS that during a workers meeting here in Srinagar city, the party decided...

26-Oct-2017 Srinagar

Congress stages protest against braid chopping in Anantnag

Blaming ruling dispensation of PDP BJP for failing to restore confidence and ensuring safety and security of the people, Congress today described the braid chopping and harassment of the people on the part of some anti peace and anti-social elements as very...

18-Oct-2017 SRINAGAR

Prof. Soz calls on Governor N.N. Vohra

Prof. Saif-ud-Din Soz, senior Congress leader and former Member of Parliament and Union Minister, called on Governor N.N. Vohra at the Raj Bhavan here today.Prof. Soz discussed with Governor issues relating to moving ahead on all fronts, besides providing...

05-Sep-2017 Srinagar

Nawang Rigzin Jora chairs Assurance Committee meeting

The Committee on Government Assurances of Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Assembly today directed the Rural Development Department (RDD) to fulfil all pending Government Assurances pertaining to them on the floor of the House from time to time in a time bound...

17-Aug-2017 Jammu

Mahila Congress protest against price rise

Scores of activists of Mahila Congress under the leadership of Pradesh Mahila Congress president Indu Pawar, held protest demonstration outside Press Club of Jammu against ‘unprecedented’ hike in the prices of essential commodities.The protesting activists...

17-Aug-2017 New Delhi

Real JD-U is led by Sharad Yadav : Ghulam Nabi Azad

The faction led by Sharad Yadav is the "real" and secular JD-U while the group led by Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar is "completely drowned in the BJP", senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad said on Thursday.Speaking at the 'Save Composite Culture'...

07-Aug-2017 Srinagar

PDP betrayed public mandate : Tariq Hameed Karra

Ridiculing ruling Party PDP for betraying the Public mandate,Senior Congress leader Tariq Hameed Karra has said that raising an alarm on the attempts of abrogation of Article 35-A by the Party leaders was yet another ‘ Chameleon’ attempt by the ‘green’ wielding...

01-Aug-2017 Srinagar

Prof Saif-ud-Din Soz calls on Governor

Prof Saif-ud-Din Soz, senior Congress leader and former Union Minister and Member of Parliament, met Governor N.N. Vohra at the Raj Bhavan here today.Governor and Prof. Soz had wide ranging discussions on important issues relating to the governance, growth...

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...

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