Election boycott proves ‘alienation of Kashmir from India’: JRL  

Election boycott proves ‘alienation of Kashmir from India’: JRL  

Srinagar: On the culmination of the last phase of ULB polls ,Joint Resistance Leadership comprising Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Mohammad Yasin Malik said that by government of India’s own admission 95% people’s rejection of these so-called “elections”, forced upon them by the Indian state authorities was a clear indication that the “alienation of […]

BJP used Govt machinery to ensure their win in ULB polls: Congress MLA

BJP used Govt machinery to ensure their win in ULB polls: Congress MLA

Srinagar: Former minister and MLA Banihal, Vikar Rasool on Tuesday accused Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) of using government machinery to ensure their win in the Urban Local Bodies (ULB) elections. Rasool while talking to KNS correspondent Mohammad Ashraf said all the BJP in Jammu and Kashmir used government machinery to ensure their win in the […]

2 PHE officials suspended for negligence of duty

2 PHE officials suspended for negligence of duty

SRINAGAR: The Government today suspended Assistant Executive Engineer and Establishment Clerk of PHE Division, Budgam for online registration of Casual, Seasonal Labours/Workers (CSLWs) engaged on need-based for a limited period before 2009 against the norms. According to the order issued by Secretary PHE and I&FC: “in pursuance of the provisions of Rule 31 of J&K […]

Govt notifies 88 new services in 16 Departments under PGSA

Govt notifies 88 new services in 16 Departments under PGSA

SRINAGAR: The Government today issued formal notification bringing 88 services in 16 Departments under the Public Service Guarantee Act-2011. The proposal in this regard was approved earlier by the State Administrative Council (SAC) in its meeting chaired by Governor Satya Pal Malik on 4 October 2018. The new Departments brought under the ambit of PGSA […]

Municipal Polls: CEO reviews counting arrangements

Municipal Polls: CEO reviews counting arrangements

SRINAGAR: The Chief Electoral Officer, J&K, Shaleen Kabra today reviewed arrangements put in place for the counting of votes on October 20 (Saturday) in all the districts of the State. The counting will start at 9.00 am. In a video-conference with the Deputy Commissioners, Kabra while taking comprehensive review of the counting arrangements made in […]

Municipal elections conclude in JK, Poll bound areas shut on JRL’s call

Municipal elections conclude in JK, Poll bound areas shut on JRL’s call

Srinagar: The four-phased Municipal elections in Jammu and Kashmir that started from October 08 culminated in the state on Tuesday. The fourth phase that culminated today recorded 4.2 percentage of total turnout in Ganderbal and Srinagar districts of central Kashmir. Srinagar recorded only 4.0 voter turnout today while as Ganderbal recorded 11.3 percent till 04 […]

Travel Agents meet Secy Tourism, raise issues

Travel Agents meet Secy Tourism, raise issues

SRINAGAR: Secretary Tourism, Rigzian Sampheal today said that Rs 2000 crore have been earmarked for the development of tourism infrastructure at various destinations in the state under Prime Minister’s Development Plan (PMDP) projects. Rigzin Sampheal was addressing the office bearers of the Travel Agents Society of Kashmir (TASK) during an interactive meeting here during which […]

DDC Shopian suspends 42 employees

DDC Shopian suspends 42 employees

SHOPIAN: To ensure punctuality of employees in the government offices, the District Administration Shopian today ordered suspension of 4 officials of CPO Shopian, 2 officials of CEO, 2 officials of DPO, 4 officials of CPO, 8 Officials of D.C Office and 19 officials of Food and Civil Supplies, District Statistical & Evaluation Office and Deputy […]