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Leaders who Criticised Modi are now offering Bouquets: Dr Jitendra Singh

Leaders who Criticised Modi are now offering Bouquets- Dr Jitendra Singh

Launching an indirect attack against political leaders who had criticized Narendra Modi during Lok Sabha polls Minister of state, PMO Dr Jitendra Singh Friday said the same leaders are now standing there with bouquet of flowers vying for Modi’s attention and have stopped criticizing him. Addressing a press conference here in Jammu in the presence of BJP General Secretary Ram Madhav Dr Singh said if you study pattern of statements made by leaders during the Lok Sabha polls and compare it with their speeches now you will find that the same leaders who claimed that those voting for Modi should jump in to sea and those not supporting him should go to Pakistan have stopped criticising Modi and offering bouquet …

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Omar Abdullah was power hungry or Congress party was pulling the strings for last six years?

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In the last one week ever since star campaigners of National Conference and the Congress party have embarked on the campaign trail to woo electorate in their favor they have been fighting a bitter battle of words and exposing  behind the scene rumblings between the alliance partners. On one hand Omar has been repeatedly attacking the congress party over its propaganda  with regard to creation of administrative units in the state and forcing the National Conference leadership to settle down to incorporate 73rd and 74 th amendment in to the state Act.   While doing so Omar also claims that it has him who forced Congress hand to create administrative units by pressurizing them as congress ministers were reluctant to …

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Omar Abdullah, JK Grievance Cell ignoring Aam Admi’s Complaint

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More than three weeks have passed when for the first time an official complaint against the VVIP violators who have raised illegal concrete structures inside Pocket 6, Sector 2 , Housing board flats, was lodged in the much hyped Grievance cell, monitored by the office of Chief Minister Omar Abdullah.   In addition a copy of the complaint was also forwarded to the official email Id of Chief Minister but till date no action has followed even as encroachers make merry and poke fun at the law of the land.   Related:  High time for Housing Min Raman Bhalla to build his image by demolishing illegal encroachments by Gazetted officers, Police officers and Politicians in Channi Himmat All the illegal …

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Who is sitting over the Resignation Letter of Sham Lal Sharma for over 2 weeks?

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More than two weeks have passed when PHE, Irrigation and Flood control Minister Sham Lal Sharma claimed to have submitted his resignation to PCC Chief Prof Saif Ud Din Soz in protest against the delay caused in formulating Regularisation policy for over 60,000 casual workers in the state. While submitting his resignation to Prof Soz Sham Lal Sharma had claimed that he was forced to hand over the resignation to his party leader because Chief Minister was not present in the state. Ever since Chief Minister has returned and campaigning in Srinagar there has been no word on the factual status of resignation leter. It is not clear whether Prof Soz has forwarded Sham Lal Sharma’s resignation to Chief Minister …

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Maharaja Hari Singh’s Grandson Ajat Shatru set to join BJP in New Delhi soon

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If latest political grapevine is to be believed younger son of Dr Karan Singh, MK Ajat Shatru Singh is going to join the BJP shortly in the presence of senior party leaders in the national capital. Ajat Shatru Singh was originally scheduled to join the party in Jammu but due to some last minute changes the joining ceremony had to be postponed and now it is expected to take place in New Delhi soon.The BJP leaders privy to the close door developments maintained that younger son of Dr Karan Singh was keen on joining the party in the presence of senior party leaders preferably central BJP leadership. When it was clear that in the wake of busy schedule of central …

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BJP: Will go to people in the name of development and getting the State rid of twin families of ‘Abdullahs’ and ‘Muftis’


As it aims to capture power in Jammu and Kashmir, BJP is unlikely to rake up in campaign its pet issue of revocation of Article 370, which the party maintains stops complete integration of the State with the country by according it a special status. BJP, which has launched ‘Mission 44 Plus’ to win a majority in the Assembly election, will instead focus on development and the alleged “misrule” of the twin families of Abdullahs of National Conference and Muftis of PDP. “We will go to people in the name of development and getting the State rid of these two families. Their ‘family raj’ stands for corruption and deprivation,” said party General Secretary Ram Madhav, who is in charge of …

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PDP playing petty politics over revocation of AFSPA: Omar

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Chief Minister Omar Abdullah today lashed out at People’s Democratic Party (PDP) for “playing petty politics” over revocation of the Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA), saying the issue became casualty of the opposition party’s “partisan” politics. “PDP was playing petty politics over AFSPA. Not only did PDP remain silent on AFSPA revocation during their stint in the State, they also failed to support our efforts and demand for the revocation of the act while they have been in the opposition,” Omar said, addressing party workers in Beerwah assembly constituency in Central Kashmir. Omar, the National Conference (NC) working president, kick-started his election campaign from Beerwah, one of the two constituencies, where from he is fighting the elections. Omar said …

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My Govt from 2006-08 replaced the “hopelessness” with all-round development: Azad

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Recalling his tenure as Chief Minister of J&K in 2006-08, Congress MP Ghulam Nabi Azad today wooed voters, saying his Government had replaced the “hopelessness” in the state with all-round development, and promised to do so again, if voted to power. “Congress-led coalition from 2006-08 banished the cult of ‘hopelessness’ and ‘stagnation’ from the state and replaced it with a new paradigm of governance based on the assumption of early fulfilment of public demands and fast-track execution of developmental works,” Azad told public rallies in Ramban. On the campaign trail in Chenab valley, he said, “we will once again revive the same paradigm of all-round and equitable development, if people repose trust in us”. The Congress-led coalition Government successfully broke …

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NC MLC Sheikh Ghulam Rasool stumps Omar on Poll eve, likely to join PDP

Sheikh Ghulam Rasool

Openly raising banner of revolt against the functioning of the working president of National Conference another senior leader and party MLC Sheikh Ghulam Rasool Wednesday quit from the primary membership of the party ahead of the first round of polling. Retired as former Chief secretary Sheikh was often credited for ensuing thumping victory of Omar in 2008 Assembly polls after witnessing poll debacle in 2002 from Ganderbal at the hands of PDP candidate. Rasools’ decision to dump the National Conference on the eve of the polls is likely to bolster claims of the opposition party and would provide them with the ammunition to target  the top brass of the party with lethal barbs during the electioneering. In his resignation letter …

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After remaining in Govt. for 12 long years Congress party still waiting to convert Doda, Kishtwar, Ramban into Model region


Since 2002  the Congress party is enjoying perks of power and shaped the policy of the state governments headed by  Mufti Mohd Sayeed, Ghulam Nabi Azad and Omar Abdullah. But for last couple of days ever since star campaigner of the party and former Chief Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad has embarked on election campaign in erstwhile district of Doda he has been harping on the agenda of development in the region and seeking vote from people on the past performance of his govt in the state. In his public speeches Azad has been appealing to the electorate to vote congress party candidates if they want to see Doda region developed as Model region. To woo the electorate Azad is also …

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