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Singing National anthem in a School premises is a Crime?

Doda-teacher-National Anthem-School

GOVT SCHOOL TEACHER ISSUED SHOW CAUSE NOTICE FOR INSTIGATING STUDENTS,CREATING LAW AND ORDER LIKE SITUATION? NO ACTION TAKEN AGAINST THOSE WHO PREVENTED CHILDREN FROM SINGING NATIONAL ANTHEM A govt school teacher in Doda has been issued a show cause notice by the District Development Commissioner to submit his response within next five days in the sensational case of singing National Anthem in the school premises. On August 18 large number of govt school children in Bhagwah,15 kms from Doda, had taken a protest march to the office of District Development commissioner to lodge a strong protest against the teachers who prevented them from singing National Anthem in the school premises. After the protest was over the school teachers against whom …

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BJP’s Jitendra Singh defeated union min Ghulam Nabi Azad

Jitendra Singh defeated Ghulam Nabi Azad-Udhampur

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

Udhampur Votes

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

Ghulam Nabi Azad

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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Congress building up Suspense over Azad’s Candidature from Udhampur-Doda-Kathua Lok Sabha seat

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Despite a clear announcement by PCC Chief Prof Saif Ud Din Soz about the likely candidature of Union Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad on the Udhampur–Doda–Kathua Lok Sabha seat the party high command till late wednesday evening failed to made public the list of party nominees from J&K.    During the day Soz had told reporters that Azad was most likely going to be the party candidate from the seat  and the announcement would be made any time during the day.   Ending on going speculations Soz had also maintained that Azad is a better choice and is a winnable candidate but till late wednesday evening when his name was not cleared by the party high command it once again …

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Economic autonomy of J&K depends on power generation: Omar

Omar Abdullah at Dunadi Bunjwah

In his endeavour to make Jammu and Kashmir self-reliance in power generation and achieve financial autonomy to move forward on road to progress and prosperity, Chief Minister, Omar Abdullah Wednesday laid foundation of 48 MW Lower Kalnai Hydro Power Project here and indicated setting up of 500 MW Thermal Project soon from the Coal Block allotted by the Government of India to the State for generation of thermal power. Addressing a public meeting after laying the foundation of Lower Kalnai HEP, the Chief Minister said that indigenous generation of hydro energy is the right initiative to achieve economic goals and generate substantial employment and business activities for youth particularly in far-off villages and remote areas. “We have targeted generation of …

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J&K Congress leaders invites Rahul Gandhi to visit quake affected areas of Jammu region

GM Saroori

A delegation headed by Senior J&K Congress Leader and MLA Inderwal G M Saroori meet party vice-president Rahul Gandhi in a meeting at New Delhi on Wednesday. Delegation apprised Gandhi about the party and its situation in the state. They also conveyed the difficulties they are facing and various issues pertaining to Jammu region. Congress Leaders presented memorandum to Gandhi and said after the elimination of Congress in Kashmir valley, Jammu region remained party strong hold in spite of not getting its due. What is required that Jammu people who have faced hardship should be given special assistance for providing relief to the earthquake victims of this mountainous district (Erstwhile Doda district). Saroori stated that due to recent earthquakes, nearly …

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Atleast repair damaged School Buildings to save Children in Doda, Kishtwar


More than three months have passed when an earthquake measuring 5.8 on the Richter scale shook the erstwhile district of Doda and left more than 490 school buildings damaged in the area. Since May1 at least 40 shocks, aftershocks and tremors have been reported in the area and from Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh to UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi, Chief Minister Omar Abdullah and Union Health and Family welfare Minister visited the area but even their presence  could not make difference in the lives of local residents in the area. The state leaders have been desperately pleading their case for special assistance but not a single penny has been spent on ground zero to either repair the damaged houses or …

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Doda residents continue to wait for the relief/rehabilitation package, pinning all their hopes on PM’s visit to Kishtwar


More than fifty (50) days have passed and  both the state and the centre govt are yet to provide much needed relief material to majority of quake it residents across Doda district. After seeking a central assistance to the tune of Rs 607 crore from the centre govt the state govt, till date, is waiting for the formal sanction of the relief and rehabilitation package. In the absence of any relief material the residents are forced to spend sleepless nights under the cover of plastic sheets over their heads as most of the  houses in remote villages of Doda belt have suffered extensive damages. According to state govt data, at least 70,000 structures were affected in the quake across the …

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After a 45 day long wait Rahul Gandhi going to spend 3 hrs precious time with quake hit people in Doda

Finally on Saturday,after a  gap of 45 days, All India Congress Committee Vice President Rahul Gandhi would be sparing little over precious three hours time to visit quake hit areas of erstwhile Doda district. According to official sources Rahul would be reaching Doda shortly after 9.00 a.m via Udhampur and would then visit Budgam after 12.00 p.m along with Union Health and Family welfare Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad, Prof Saif Ud Din Soz and AICC leader Mohan Prakash. During his stay with the affected families Rahul would be hoping to apply balm on their wounds and listen patiently to their grievances. On the other hand the poor and needy people would be hoping to hear golden words of the dynamic …

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