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BJP-led NDA tells SC PDP-BJP govt not interested in constituting minority commission

BJP-led NDA tells SC PDP-BJP govt not interested in constituting minority commission

NEW DELHI, Feb 9: Supreme Court Friday granted 4 weeks time to Jammu and Kashmir government to take a final stand on constituting a state minority commission after Attorney General K K Venugopal who appeared for Centre submitted before a bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra that state had shown disinterest in a joint

Dilbag DGP Prisons, Muneer ADGP Home Guards, Mujtaba IGP Crime

Major reshuffle in Police Newspoint Bureau Jammu, Feb 8: Jammu and Kashmir government on Thursday ordered transfers and new postings in the police department. S K. Mishra, IPS (JK: 1985), Director General of Police, Prisons, J&K, is transferred and posted as Chairman-cum-Managing Director, J&K Police Housing Corporation. Dilbag Singh, IPS (JK: 1987) Commandant General, Home

J&K govt engages top lawyers to defend Article 35-A in Supreme Court

JAMMU, Feb 8 (Agencies): While the Bharatiya Janata Party publicly favours abrogation of the Article 35A of the Indian Constitution, which empowers the Jammu and Kashmir legislature to define the state’s “permanent residents”, the state government (where it is is a junior partner) is paying a hefty amount to four senior lawyers to defend the

Shopian shuts again against arrest of two youth

Srinagar, Feb 8(UNI) Life was again paralysed on Thursday in south Kashmir’s Shopian, where people are protesting against the arrest of two youths during nocturnal raids, official sources said. Shops and business establishments were closed and traffic was off the roads in Shopian after the news spread that two youths were arrested by security forces

‘Uncle’ ousted from Cabinet raises banner in Assembly, cries injustice

Nagender Jamwal Jammu, Feb 6: Ruling party Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) legislator from Dooru, Syed Farooq Andrabi, former MoS for Hajj and Auqaf and maternal uncle of Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti embarrassed his party by staging protest in the Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Assembly. His protest was against the government’s decision to close the lower