HindustanTimes Sat,30 Aug 2014

J & K

'BJP continuing with Vajpayee's policy'

The BJP has dismissed the allegations of People's Democratic Party president Mehbooba Mufti that the party has dropped Vajpayee's policy on Jammu and Kashmir. It said that it's in line with the policy that Prime Minister Narendra Modi had invited Pakistan prime minister Nawaz Sharif for his swearing-in ceremony.

We can ensure BJP's victory in Kashmir, claims Gujjar leader

The Bharatiya Janata Party, which is on its 'mission 44+' in Jammu and Kashmir, is getting a positive signal from the nomadic community in the state.

Army soldier killed in encounter with militants in Kupwara District

Militants taking shelter in the Kalaroos forests of Jammu and Kashmir's Kupwara District have reportedly killed an Indian Army soldier and injured another in an encounter on Saturday morning.

Marhama 'land scam' rocks J&K assembly

The ruling National Conference (NC) and opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) members on Saturday engaged in a war of words in the Jammu and Kashmir assembly over the alleged Marhama land scam.

Panthers party MLAs removed from Jammu and Kashmir assembly

The Jammu and Kashmir assembly was in a state of pandemonium on Saturday following a hue and cry over the state government's discrimination in sanctioning funds for the Jammu region.

Pak army supporting Rangers in firing on Indian villages: Azad

Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad on Thursday accused Pakistan army of 'fully backing and guiding' Rangers in firing on civilian areas in the Indian side of the border and warned that such incidents would not be tolerated, he told reporters after visiting forward areas along international border (IB) in RS Pura.

JK Speaker asks CMs to ensure protection to Kashmiri students

Jammu and Kashmir Assembly Speaker,Mubarak Gul today appealed to the Centre and chief ministers of all the states to ensure safety and protection of students from Kashmir who are studying outside the state.

Ceasefire violation by Pak leads to night of terror for villagers in Akhnoor

 The residents of Pargwal area in Akhnoor had to endure a night of terror and inconvenience as Pakistan violated the ceasefire yet again hours after a flag meeting between the two sides on Wednesday.

J&K House asks chief secy to look into land grab allegations

 The Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Council  on Thursday directed Chief Secretary M Iqbal Khandey to ascertain the facts over the allegations of a legislator that some opposition party members were encroaching upon government land.
The directions to Khandey came from Legislative Council Chairman Amrit Malhotra after the ruling National Conference (NC ) members raised the issue when the House met in the morning.

J&K assembly adjourned amid din

Pandemonium over the alleged involvement of Sartaj Madni, a seinor leader of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), in land grabbing forced the speaker to adjourn the Jammu and Kashmir assembly Friday.

Opposition parties stage walkout in J&K Assembly

Opposition  PDP, BJP and  NPP  on Thursday  staged walkouts from the Jammu and Kashmir Assembly over different issues like discrimination in allotment of development funds to constituencies, rejection of resolution on rehabilitation of refugees from West Pakistan and rising inflation.

Pak violates ceasefire within hours of flag meeting

Hours after a flag meeting between BSF and Pak Rangers to defuse tension, Pakistani troops again violated the ceasefire by firing on forward Border Out Posts (BoPs) and civilian areas along the International Border in Jammu's Akhnoor sector.

Rajouri villagers lament living under constant threat to their lives

Rajouri  Villagers in Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri town have expressed their fears about their lives being under constant threat due to the repeated cease-fire violations by Pakistan troops along the International Border.

No security threat to Vaishno Devi pilgrims: J-K Govt

 Jammu and Kashmir government on Wednesday said there was no specific security threat to the pilgrims at Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine in Reasi district of the state.

Investigation by SVO in 32 corruption cases

26 in Jammu and 6 in Kashmir were completed and the accused officials were convicted by the special court during 2011-14.

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