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Mufti Govt failed on all fronts, alleges Omar Abdullah


Alleging that coalition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government in Jammu and Kashmir failed on all fronts, former Chief Minister Omar Abdullah said flood victims are on roads and there is no ration, power and condition of roads is very bad. Taking a dig at Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed on the arrest of hardline Hurriyat Conference leader Masrat Alam under the Public Safety Act (PSA), the working president of the main opposition National Conference said when he put him in jail, the PDP leaders criticised them. He said there was governance visible on the ground as people were facing shortage of essentials, including rice and power situation had worsened after this government took over. ”We …

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

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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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Out of Power NC asks to Shutdown the toll plaza on Jammu-Udhampur Highway

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NC MLA Devender Singh Rana today asked the State Government to shutdown the toll plaza on Jammu-Srinagar national highway or else he will get it closed. “The people are made to suffer, the road itself is incomplete, the road construction work is on but still people are made to pay the toll taxes, this is injustice,” Rana said in the assembly today. However, the minister for industries and commerce Chander Prakash maintained that the construction of the toll plaza on the highway was started during the previous NC-Congress Government and questioned why the same was not stopped then. “Why did you allow the construction of the plaza when it was being constructed during NC Congress Government, we didn’t allow the …

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Omar should apologize for Rana’s conduct in JK Assembly: BJP

J&K Assembly Speaker Kavinder Gupta

Terming NC MLA Javed Rana’s statement against the speaker as being against parliamentary norms and most uncivilized conduct, BJP demanded an apology from NC Legislative Party (NCLP) leader Omar Abdullah and action against the NC member. “BJP demanded a public apology from leader of NCLP Omar Abdullah besides seeking internal action by the National Conference against the erring MLA,” BJP state Chief Spokesperson Sunil Sethi told reporters here today. Jammu and Kashmir Assembly yesterday witnessed ruckus after ruling BJP and PDP members slammed NC member Javed Rana for accusing Speaker Kavinder Gupta of being “biased” and demanded action against him. Rana on Tuesday evening in the Assembly had said, “I am denied time to speak. I have not been allowed …

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After loosing Chair Omar Abdullah takes a U-Turn to sit in Congress lap


After losing power in the 2014 Assembly polls former Chief Minister Omar Abdullah has once again decided to support candidature of Ghulam Nabi Azad in the Rajya Sabha polls. On Tuesday when Omar made public decision of his party to support joint candidature of Ghulam Nabi Azad in order to snatch one seat from BJP-PDP combine Omar also put a lid on endless round of speculations over the issue of government formation in the state in the wake of fractured mandate. The two other mainstream political parties PDP and BJP have also fielded two candidates each in the fray and now with the arrival of Azad in the fray a fierce contest on two seats is likely to take place …

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Stop ‘polarising’ Jammu and Kashmir: Gulam Nabi Azad to BJP, PDP, NC

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Hitting out at rivals NC, PDP and BJP for polarisation of politics in Jammu and Kashmir, Congress leader Gulam Nabi Azad today asked they put an end to it as people want progress, development and the youth dream of bright careers. “J&K has seen enough of polarisation politics being carried out by BJP (Bharatiya Janata Party), PDP (People’s Democratic Party) and NC (National Conference). Let’s now call off this business of polarisation, as people of the State want to progress; youth want to have bright careers”, he said at a public rally here. Azad, who was campaigning for Congress Minister and two- term MLA Gulam Ahmed Mir from here said: “We have to make our state a modern, progressive and …

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NC-Congress min working over time to become more popular among the electorate

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After falling apart it is business as usual for the alliance partners in Jammu and Kashmir. The focus of the ministers has clearly shifted from running their department to managing their election campaign. And to do so ahead of formal announcement the alliance ministers are not much worried about the fall out of the 2014 Assembly polls. They are much keen on extending sops and announcing freebies for the voters to woo them and ensure their own popularity graph goes up. The decision to contest the assembly polls on their own strength was projected as major political development  but in the last few days it seems the alliance partners are keen on cementing their own positions and expanding their voter …

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Failed Omar unleashes vilification campaign against BJP, says BJP MLAs

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Abdullah dynasty is anti-Jammu:  BJYM   Omar Abdullah, whose party, alongwith Congress, suffered a humiliating and comprehensive defeat and got only a paltry 10 per cent votes in the just held Lok Sabha elections, has unleashed a vilification campaign against BJP in his desperate bid to divert people’s attention away from his failures. This was stated here today in a press conference addressed jointly by BJP Legislative Party leader Ashok Khajuria and party MLAs—Sukhnandan Kumar and Sham Choudhary. “The BJP has all along focused on issues relating to governance, development and national integration and consistently fought for equal treatment to all the regions of the state”. This was the prime reason that the people of Jammu province and Ladakh region …

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Omar reaffirms determination to ‘revolutionize’ power sector

Two Data-cum-24X7 Consumer Care Centres also inaugurated BJP’s protests against power shortage in Jammu are only for the cameras People will remember our Government for this historic initiative when they will reap the fruit in this regard in near future Chief Minister, Omar Abdullah Monday reaffirmed the determination of his Government to ‘revolutionized’ the power generation in the State and provide upper hand to Jammu and Kashmir in energy availability. “The Government has put in place an ambitious and stupendous power generation programme to achieve self-sufficiency in it and catapult State’s economy and financial health”, he said and added that people will remember our Government for this historic initiative when they will reap the fruit in this regard in near …

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Omar announces ‘perks’ for ReT teachers

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Tara Chand says initiative to ‘strength’ education system Announcing the initiative of the Coalition Government to give service benefits of first five years of their stipendiary service to the Rehber-e-Taleem (ReT) teachers and make it transferable, Chief Minister, Omar Abdullah, Friday said that this move of the government would benefit over 55,000 ReTs and creating job opportunities for educated youth. The Chief Minister made this announcement at the ReT Educational Conference at SKICC here this morning in which Deputy Chief Minister, (Incharge School Education), Tara Chand, Minister for Hajj and Auqaf, Peerzada Mohammad Sayeed, Minister for Agriculture, Ghulam Hassan Mir, Minister for Higher Education, Mohammad Akbar Lone, Minister for CAPD, Ch. Mohammad Ramzan, Minister for Tourism, G. A. Mir and …

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