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25-Feb-2017 Jammu

Devender Singh Rana for intra-J&K dialogue to bridge fault lines

National Conference on Saturday pitched for intra-state dialogue between the three regions of Jammu, Kashmir and Ladakh to preserve singular entity of the state and also to bridge the fault-lines being created by divisive forces on the basis of region and religion.“The...

24-Feb-2017 Srinagar

Militants want independence, not chair : Farooq Abdullah

Veteran pro-India politician and National Conference president Dr Farooq Abdullah today made an unusual remark and said the Kashmiri militants are treading path of militancy for independence and not for becoming legislators or ministers.Accusing New Delhi of...

24-Feb-2017 Srinagar

Kashmiri youth not afraid of death : Dr. Farooq Abdullah

Kashmiri youth picked up arms "for a cause" and they can not be intimidated with death threats, former Union Minister and state Chief Minister Farooq Abdullah said on Friday.Addressing party workers at the Nawa-i-Subha headquarters of the National Conference,...

15-Feb-2017 Srinagar

CAPD department dysfunctional, mismanaged : Junaid Azim Mattoo

National Conference on Wednesday lashed out at the State Government and the CAPD Ministry for its continued mismanagement of the CAPD Department in Kashmir and said this unprecedented negligence had resulted in a catastrophic situation where thousands of families...

15-Feb-2017 Srinagar

‘Kashmir history is blood-drenched’

National Conference patron Dr Farooq Abdullah Wednesday expressed anguish over the loss of lives in different encounters in Kashmir Valley. He said that constitutional and democratic rights of people are being trampled through force and suppressive policies.News...

14-Feb-2017 Jammu

Abdul Rahim Rather chairs Ethics Committee meet

A meeting of the Committee on Ethics of Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Assembly was held under the Chairmanship of MLA, Abdul Rahim Rather here today.Legislators Ali Mohammad Sagar, Haji Abdul Rashid Dar, Aijaz Ahmed Khan, Dina Nath Bhagat, Abid Hussain...

13-Feb-2017 Jammu

PAC reviews functioning of Education Deptt

Public Accounts Committee (PAC) of the Legislative Assembly today asked Education Department to speed up pace of work on all ongoing and new infrastructure and allied projects for timely completion to avoid cost escalation.The PAC passed these instructions...

13-Feb-2017 Srinagar

Kulgam Killings :Ali Muhammad Sagar demand judicial probe

Opposition National Conference Monday condemned the killing of civilians in government forces' firing in Kulgam district and blamed the PDP-led government and the Centre of "mishandling" the situation in Kashmir.Talking to reporters here in Srinagar, National Conference...

09-Feb-2017 Srinagar

Peace between India Pakistan lies in Kashmir solution: Farooq Abdullah

National Conference patron Dr Farooq Abdullah Thursday asked Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi to follow the footsteps of Atal Bihari Vajpayee and extend hand of friendship with Pakistan. He expressed concern over unabated border skirmishes between India and...

08-Feb-2017 Srinagar

PDP curbs normal activities in the name of security’

Terming the recent killings and arrest spree of youth and political leaders as atrocious and undemocratic National Conference patron Dr Farooq Abdullah Wednesday said such repressive methods only deepen the existing level of alienation among the people.Dr Farooq...

06-Feb-2017 Jammu

Nazir Ahmad Gurezi reviews rehabilitation measures for KGHEP

Deputy Speaker, Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Assembly, Nazir Ahmad Gurezi today reviewed and discussed the issues of rehabilitation for Kishanganga Hydel Electric Power (KGHEP) project.The meeting was attended by Commissioner Secretary, Revenue Mohammad Ashraf...

01-Feb-2017 Jammu

Mehbooba hides behind Speaker: Omar Abdullah

National Conference Working President and opposition leader, Omar Abdullah Wednesday alleged PDP of hiding behind the Speaker.“Mehbooba Mufti’s govt hides behind the Speaker and gets him to adjourn the Assembly sine die a week ahead of schedule,” Tweeted Omar.Earlier,...

27-Jan-2017 Jammu

Deputy Speaker calls on Governor

Mr. Nazir Gurezi, Deputy Speaker, Legislative Assembly, called on Governor N.N. Vohra at the Raj Bhavan here today.Mr. Gurezi apprised the Governor about the work so far concluded in the ongoing Assembly Session and significant matters which were expected...

21-Jan-2017 Srinagar

Rasheed's two day suspension revoked by Dy Speaker

Independent legislator and Awami Ittihad Party (AIP) Chairman Er Rasheed was on Saturday suspended from Jammu and Kashmir legislature for “creating disruptions” .Deputy Speaker Nazr Gurezi ordered the suspension of Rasheed for two days after he created disruption...

21-Jan-2017 Jammu

Power Crisis:Opposition stages walkout

Opposition stages a walkout after government assurances on power supply restoration fail to appease the opposition members.While accusing the government of failing the people Senior NC leader and MLA Khanyar Ali Mohammad Sagar said, "The government should tell...

18-Jan-2017 Jammu

Unemployment forcing youth to pick up gun in Kashmir: Vikar Rasool

Stating that youth in Kashmir Valley are picking up guns as government has miserably failed to create employment opportunities, Congress legislator from Banihal constituency Vikar Rasool on Thursday said majority of the gunmen in Valley are highly qualified.Rasool...

16-Jan-2017 Jammu

Nazir Ahmad Gurezi, other legislators meet Chief Minister

Several legislators including Dy. Speaker, Nazir Gurezi today called on the Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti and brought the issue of promotions under reservation categories into her notice.The Chief Minister told the legislators that appropriate action on the...

12-Jan-2017 Jammu

JKRCEA delegation calls on Dy Speaker

Deputy Speaker, Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Assembly, Nazir Ahmad Gurezi today convened a meeting with the representatives of social organisation Jammu and Kashmir Reserve Categories Empowerment Alliance (JKRCEA) regarding the reservation of SC/ST category.Minister...

11-Jan-2017 Jammu

Omar Abdullah meets Governor

Omar Abdullah, MLA, former Chief Minister and Working President of the National Conference, called on Governor N.N. Vohra at the Raj Bhavan here today.Mr. Abdullah informed the Governor about certain governance issues which are awaiting the State Government’s...

09-Jan-2017 Jammu

Ghulam Hassan Mir meets Governor

G.H. Mir, former Agriculture Minister, called on Governor N. N. Vohra at the Raj Bhavan here today.Mr. Mir apprised the Governor about the obtaining political environment and certain existing and emerging issues relating to the balanced growth and development...

09-Jan-2017 Jammu

LC takes up discussion on Motion of Thanks on Governor’s Address

Various legislators today participated in the discussion on Motion of Thanks on Governor’s Address in the upper house of the state legislature.Sajjad Ahmad Kichloo while stressing on reviewing the current policies of the government said that responsibility of...

26-Dec-2016 Srinagar

Ali Mohammad Sagar reviews Urs Dastageer Sahib (RA) arrangements

National Conference General Secretary Ali Mohammad Sagar Monday visited Dastageer Sahib (RA) shrine at Khanyar, Srinagar to review the arrangements for forthcoming Urs at the revered shrine of Sheikh Abdul Qadir Jeelani (RA).While directing the administration...

22-Dec-2016 Mendhar

NC castigates PDP-BJP coalition for failures on all fronts

Amid total shut-down in Mendhar Township along Line of Control against abject failure of PDP-BJP Government on all fronts, National Conference on Thursday said the people were finding themselves at the cross roads of history with lack of direction and will...

21-Dec-2016 Srinagar

Saif, Kareena have right to decide their baby's name : Omar Abdullah

Omar Abdullah has criticised those who made fun of Saif Ali Khan and Kareena Kapoor for naming their newly-born son Taimur. The former Jammu & Kashmir Chief Minister says that it's their right to decide the name of their baby and the opinion of the rest...

19-Dec-2016 Srinagar

I can only laugh at Law Minister’s remark : Ali Muhammad Sagar

Former Law Minister and National Conference (NC) General Secretary, Ali Muhammad Sagar Monday termed the assertion made by Law Minister, Abdul Haq Khan over Supreme Court (SC) verdict as something one can only “laugh at”.Talking to KNS, Sagar said that instead...

19-Dec-2016 Budgam

Govt’s existence restricted to photo-ops : Omar Abdullah

National Conference Working President and Former Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Monday visited Beerwah and conducted an extensive review of the constituency’s developmental profile. Addressing Halqa Presidents of the party from the three blocks of Narbal, Khag...

15-Dec-2016 Jammu

Shehnaz Ganai chairs meeting of LC panel on Spurious Drugs

The House Committee on Spurious Drugs   today met under the Chairpersonship of Dr Shenaz Ganai to discuss the procedures, parameters and steps taken up by the Health and Medical Education Department to check the sale of substandard and spurious drugs...

13-Dec-2016 Jammu

MLA Kangan calls on Governor

Mian Altaf Ahmad, Member J&K Legislative Assembly from Kangan and Chairman Public Accounts Committee of the State Legislature called on Governor N.N. Vohra at the Raj Bhavan here today.Mian Altaf discussed with the Governor various matters arising from...

13-Dec-2016 Srinagar

Encroachment of Forest Land by Sajjad Kichloo

A contempt petition has been filed by a whistleblower/RTI Activist Advocate Ankur Sharma in the State High Court seeking initiation of contempt of court proceedings against Inspector General of Police, State Vigilance Organization Alok Puri (IPS) and Senior...

12-Dec-2016 Srinagar

PDP-BJP Govt has demeaned writ of Cabinet : Nasir Aslam Wani

National Conference on Monday expressed disappointment at the PDP-BJP Government demeaning the stature and writ of the State Cabinet by referring every administrative decision to New Delhi for prior approval before being approved by the Cabinet.Referring to the...

09-Dec-2016 Jammu

Former Minister Mir calls on Governor

M.M. Khajooria, former DGP, called on Governor N.N. Vohra at the Raj Bhavan.Mr. Khajooria shared with the Governor his views on the challenges facing the State and also presented to him a copy of his latest book “Good Governance and Coalition Politics” which...

09-Dec-2016 Srinagar

Grieved over killing of civilian in Arwani, Bijbehara : Junaid Mattu

National Conference on Friday expressed profound grief over the tragic loss of a civilian life in protests at Arwani, Bijbehara. Expressing solidarity with the family of Arif Ahmad Shah son of Muhammad Khalil Shah resident of Gund Baba Sangam, NC State Spokesperson...

08-Dec-2016 Srinagar

NC holds delegates convention in Bandipora

National Conference (NC) on Thursday said that PDP had become an active accomplice in propagating and advancing BJP’s politics of hate in Jammu and Kashmir.Addressing a day-long convention of the party’s delegates for District Bandipora at Sumbal NC National...

08-Dec-2016 Jammu

Abdul Rahim Rather chairs Ethics Committee meet

A meeting of the Committee on Ethics of Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Assembly was held under the Chairmanship of MLA, Abdul Rahim Rather here today.Threadbare discussion was held on various issues including Code of Conduct for Members of Legislative Assembly.Legislators,...

08-Dec-2016 Srinagar

Laid by NC in 2014, Hanjura replaces foundation stone with his own name

Agriculture Minister Ghulam Nabi Lone Hanjura replaced the foundation stone of Arzan Garzun Water Storage Scheme Chrar-e-Sharief in central Kashmir’s district Budgam with his own name.The old foundation was laid by three former ministers on June 26, 2014 during...

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