Year-end review: Pulwama, Article 370, CAA kept MHA busy
This year saw BJP president Amit Shah assuming charge of the crucial ministry and taking a few tough decisions that rocked the country.
Over 400 youths from Jammu and Kashmir inducted into Indian Army
The passing-out-parade of the soldiers, belonging to different areas of Jammu and Kashmir, was conducted at the regimental centre of Jammu and Kashmir Light Infantry at Rangreth in the outskirts of the city here, an Army official said.The parade was reviewed by the General Officer Commanding of Srinagar-based Chinar Corps, Lt Gen KJS Dhillon.
Terrorists using satellite phones in Jammu & Kashmir
Police said since revocation of special status of Kashmir, militants have attempted to take advantage of communication blockade to enter Srinagar.
Congress played politics on Jammu and Kashmir, Ayodhya: Narendra Modi
Modi claimed that the Raghubar Das government in Jharkhand has created a favourable environment for investments over the last five years. He also credited it with decrease in Leftwing extremism.
J&K Police chief calls for intensifying search operations to flush out terrorists
The DGP said that training in tackling law and order situation has been upgraded to sharpen the skills of police personnel to meet any challenge. Stressing that public cooperation has helped in maintaining law and order, he directed the officers to ensure that law-abiding people are not put to any inconvenience during their day-to-day activities.
As anti-CAB protests rock North Eeast, Congress says situation akin to Jammu & Kashmir, slams BJP
The Congress said that these protests, which, according to officials, claimed at least two lives in Assam on Thursday, are "spontaneous" and are not linked to any political party. The Congress also accused the government of asking the media not to show the "real picture" in the northeast.
South India once again leads in governance
ET gathers that the Good Governance Index (GGI), soon to be announced by the Centre, shows southern states scoring high with Tamil Nadu leading on almost every parameter. Maharashtra and Karnataka come next.
JCO, civilian killed in Uri ceasefire violation by Pak troops
The mortar shells that Pakistani troops used landed in civilian areas, resulting in injuries to two civilians, including a woman, in Churunda village. The woman, identified as 23-year-old Naseema Jan, later succumbed to her injuries, the officials said, adding that the slain JCO was yet to be identified.
Former bureaucrat Shah Faesal & activist Shela Rashid contest government move on Jammu & Kashmir in apex court
A five-judge bench of the court led by Justice NV Ramana, began hearing arguments against the decision four months after it was done. The state has since been under a complete lockdown activists say, a charge the government has denied. The government insists that everything is normal in the state.
J&K kids nationalists, sometimes they're motivated in wrong direction: Rajnath
The children of Jammu and Kashmir are nationalists, but they are sometimes being motivated in the wrong direction, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said on Wednesday.
MHA orders withdrawal of over 7,000 paramilitary personnel from Kashmir
A total of 72 companies of Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs) have been ordered to "revert" to their locations across the country, they said. One such company has about 100 personnel.
Over 57,000 acres of land identified for setting up industrial estates in J&K
KK Sharma, Advisor to Lieutenant Governor chaired a high-level meeting and directed officers to make suitable and sufficient land available for setting up new industrial estates for the prospective entrepreneurs.
Landlines get a boost in Jammu & Kashmir as shutdown affects mobile networks
From around 9.9 million active subscribers in July (just before the network shutdown on August 4), the total active subscriber base of the J&K circle stood at 4.9 million in September. The landline subscriber base of J&K, which has remained stagnant in the past, saw net additions of 1,073 and 14,731 connections in August and September respectively.
Leaning pine tree a security threat to Farooq, says staff
Farooq Abdullah, former CM of Jammu and Kashmir and MP from Srinagar, who is been under detention at his own house, has complained of a pine tree which is leaning precariously onto the house. The security staff has written to the forest department urging them to cut the pine tree on Gupkar Road in Srinagar.
4,000 passports delivered across Jammu, Kashmir region post Aug 5: Ravi Shankar Prasad
"There was no suspension of postal services in Kashmir post August 5, 2019" and rather India Post has done a commendable job including delivery of 4,000 passports, Prasad said during Question Hour in the Upper House.
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