Sajjad Kitchloo- Mufti Sayeed-Kishtwar-Riots

Why is Mufti Sayeed led alliance Govt sleeping over Kishtwar Riots Commission Report?

Almost one month has passed the BJP-PDP govt had claimed on the floor of the state Assembly that the state govt after examining the report of the Justice (Retd) RC Gandhi commission on Kishtwar riots would take appropriate action against all those high profile politicians, senior police and civic officers indicted in the report. Senior PDP ministers including Parliamentary and Law Affairs Minister Basharat Ahmad Bukhari and Education Minister Naeem Akhtar made separate statements while clarifying the stand of the state govt on the sensitive subject. They both confirmed the fact on the floor of both the lower and upper houses that the govt has received the report and would be examining the same before taking any action against those …

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Jitendra Singh defeated Ghulam Nabi Azad-Udhampur

BJP’s Jitendra Singh defeated union min Ghulam Nabi Azad

In Udhampur parliamentary constituency, dark horse Dr Jitendra Singh defeated union min Ghulam Nabi Azad by an impressive vote margin of 60976. Here is assembly segment wise vote share:  Assembly Segment BJP Congress Kishtwar 18726 22484 Inderwal 11196 39351 Doda 18176 35914 Bhaderwah 21597 44783 Ramban 23164 26106 Banihal 5514 32836 Gulabgarh 7664 37332 Reasi 43143 34262 Gool Arnas 8832 29016  Udhampur 49623 19429 Chenani 34336 14912 Ramnagar 33588 18407 Bani 12813 10396 Basohli 36169 8518 Kathua 63186 18021 Billawar 42526 18076 Hiranagar 56567 16491  Total  487369  426393

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I will cross into Pakistan because I will not stop opposing Modi: Omar on Giriraj’s comment

Chief Minister Omar Abdullah today said he will not stop opposing BJP’s Prime Ministerial candidate in spite of party’s leader from Bihar Giriraj Singh asking Narendra Modi’s opponents to go to Pakistan. “Today we are getting threat after threat. Thanks to Allah, We have Srinagar-Muzaffarabad bus service. So, I would not need to go to Delhi or Amritsar to cross Wagah border (into Pakistan). “I will get a (bus) ticket from here to Muzaffarabad and cross into Pakistan because I will not stop opposing Modi,” Omar told an election rally in Anantnag Lok Sabha constituency. The rally was also addressed by Union Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad and Pradesh Congress Committee president Saif-ud-Din Soz. Azad said Modi should not be …

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SP Kishtwar

SP Kishtwar manhandles ARO-51 Kishtwar, SHO directed to file FIR

In a major embarrassment for the Jammu and Kashmir police Assistant Returning Officer, Kishtwar Mohd Hanief Malik Sunday directed the Station House officer, Kishtwar to lodge FIR against Superintendent Police, Kishtwar for allegedly misbehaving with him and creating hindrances in the discharge of election duties.  According to official sources, Assistant Returning Officer  vide letter no ARO-51-K/2014/230-37 dated 20-4-2014  directed the SHO, Kishtwar to lodge FIR against Sanjay Kotwal, SP Kishtwar as he misbehaved with him at the time of discharging election duties. In his complaint ARO-51 Kishtwar has claimed that SP, Kishtwar threatened him in front of  more than 200 people at the helipad while he was receiving poll parties along with election material. According to him SP Kishtwar was …

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Udhampur Votes

Udhampur Votes: Polling begins for Udhampur-Kathua-Doda Lok Sabha Seat

India is witnessing elections in the maximum number of seats in a single phase today as polling is going on in 121 seats across 12 states. Of the total seats, Congress has 36 seats while its main challenger BJP has 40 seats. Polling will take place in 28 seats in Karnataka, followed by Rajasthan (20), Maharashtra (19), Uttar Pradesh and Odisha (11 each), Madhya Pradesh (10), Bihar (7), Jharkhand (6), West Bengal (4), Chhattisgarh (3), Jammu and Kashmir and Manipur (1 each). Over 14.6 lakh voters will decide the fate of Union Health and Family Welfare Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad today in Udhampur-Doda Lok Sabha seat. Azad is being challenged by BJP’s Dr Jitendra Singh. A total number of 13 …

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Ghulam Nabi Azad

#Udhampur: 14.6 lakh electorate to decide fate of Union min Azad in crucial Phase

Over 14.6 lakh voters will decide the fate of Union Health and Family Welfare Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad in the second phase of polling on Udhampur-Doda Lok Sabha seat on Wednesday. Azad is being challenged by BJP’s Dr Jitendra Singh. A total number of 13 candidates including Prof Bhim Singh of Panthers Party, Arshid Mailk of PDP and JKDF candidate Anil Gupta are in the fray. To ensure smooth and peaceful conduct of the polling the election commission of India has set up 2051 polling stations across six districts of Jammu region.     Elaborate security arrangements have been made by the election commission to ensure peaceful conduct of the polling.   The polling stations across Doda, Kishtwar, Ramban, Reasi, …

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Virtual merger of NC-Congress resulted in shrinking of both the parties: PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) president, Mehbooba Mufti Friday said the virtual merger of National Conference and Congress in the state has resulted in shrinking of both the parties and NC has finally given up its identity for its survival. Addressing various workers meetings in Kahra, Thathri and Drabshala in the Chinab Valley region Mehbooba said though the NC had been playing tricks with the people of the state from many decades but Omar Abdullah’s leadership has proved a last nail in its coffin. She said the performance of the government during the last five years has been the worst for any dispensation. She said while on the day to day governance there was a complete failure even in natural …

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SC directs J&K Govt to book culprits of Kishtwar violence

The Supreme Court today directed the Jammu and Kashmir Government to ensure proper investigation of all cases arising out of communal clashes in Kishtwar last year and asked the Commission of Inquiry set up by the State Government to submit its report on the incidents within three months. A bench headed by Chief Justice P Sathasivam also upheld the State Government’s policy in awarding a higher amount of compensation to State subjects who are victims of the violence. “The State Government is directed to ensure due and proper investigation of all such cases registered in connection with the two incidents in question if such investigation has not been completed in the meantime and thereafter bring all such cases to a …

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Chatroo Sarpanches-Kishtwar

Chatroo sarpanches demanded relief and rehabilitation of those who suffered due to the recent snowfall and rains

Sarpanches of Chatroo block district Kishtwar urged the state government to take immediate measures to ensure relief and rehabilitation of those who suffered due to the recent snowfall, rains and flash floods across the Chatroo tehsil of district Kishtwar. The meeting was attended by Sarpanch Association Chatroo block Tariq Wani, Sarpanch and Congress block president Chatroo Haji Ghulam Qadir Sheikh, Ghulam Mohammad Reshi, Abdul Gani, Choudhary Nazir Ahmed Sheikh, Bidya Lal, Master Somnath, Abdul Latief, Seva Ram, Abdul Rashid Bhawani, Ghulam Mohammad Naik, Bashir Ahmed Ahangar, Ghulam Mohammad Kohli, Qasim Din, Roshan Lal, Piyaray Lal, Daleep Kumar, Abdul Rashid Raina and Ghulam Mohammad Vice Sarpanch Durbeel expressed grave concern over the incessant snow and rains that have wrought havoc in …

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DC Kishtwar orders magisterial probe into death of ex-Armyman

A 72-year-old ex-Armyman died here today allegedly after he was thrashed by three policemen, triggering protests in the area, prompting Jammu and Kashmir government to order a probe and suspend a Sub-Inspector. Deputy Commissioner, Kishtwar, Baseer Ahmad Khan ordered a magisterial enquiry, and directed SP, Kishtwar, to place Sub-Inspector Madan Lal under suspension in connection with the death of Raja Ram in Kishtwar district, officials said. The ex-Armyman of Bungam Tagood in Chatroo belt of the district was five days ago taken to Dadpath police post for alleged delay in de-boarding from a vehicle in which he was travelling from Kishtwar to his home, and he was allegedly assaulted by a Police Sub-Inspector and two constables, the officials said. The …

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