Jammu

Dividing people on religion dangerous for unity: Farooq Abdu...

( Jammu and Kashmir )

Jammu:Jammu and Kashmir National Conference President Dr Farooq Abdullah on Sunday expressed concern over divisive forces getting centre-stage in polity, saying dividing people on religious basis is dangerous for unity.
“We must guard against all such machinations that divide the people on religion or caste”, Dr Farooq Abdullah said while addressing youth at a function organized by “Jansewa Ka Ek Avloken”, as part of its anniversary celebrations.
Dr Farooq Abdullah called for...

Jammu and Kashmir safe place for tourists:JK Minister Priya ...

( Jammu and Kashmir )

Jammu:There is a false perception that Jammu and Kashmir is an unsafe place, so I request people from Tamil Nadu to visit us and see how the place has changed,Priya Sethi, Minister of State for Tourism, Jammu and Kashmir, said at a roadshow in Chennai. “The State is a safe place for tourists and I would also like to point out that stone pelting has also come down in the region,” she said. The Minister was here along with a huge delegation from Jammu and Kashmir including Ministers, government...

KASHMIR :WHAT NEXT?...

( Jammu and Kashmir )

Till we remain in denial about this, as is unfortunately what seems to be happening right now, we risk  reaching a point of no return.  With every slogan of Azadi we are pushing the people of Jammu and Ladakh more and more away and fanning the fires of factionalism further. .How can we more forward if we have no common meeting ground to begin with..The answer may not lie exclusively within the political framework. By:Syed Mujtaba & Sheikh Attar With the calm of winter breaking the 5 month long...

Women should assert their rightful place in society: Nayeema...

( Jammu and Kashmir )

Kishtwar:Stressing the need to evolve traditional mindset of society towards women, Chairperson State Women Commission, Nayeema Ahmad Mehjoor said that women are equal contributors in every field and need to assert their rightful place in the society.
Nayeema said this while interacting with the girl students, ASHA and Anganwari workers during an awareness camp organized by State women commission in collaboration with district administration today at Government Degree College Kishtwar.
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Mehbooba Mufti became first Woman Chief Minister of Jammu an...

( Jammu and Kashmir )

05/04/2016 Jammu:Ms Mehbooba Mufti made history by becoming the first woman to assume the office of Chief Minister in Jammu and Kashmir on 4th April of 2016. Her rise in the politics of the State signals a new era in gender equality and empowerment in a society that is by and large still rooted in traditions. Nobody can deny her the credit for putting in hard work and displaying requisite acumen for not only surviving but carving a separate niche for herself in J&K’s turbulent political history.

From Dogra rule to current Government,Shia community neglect...

( Jammu )

Jammu:Shia Federation Jammu held a massive demonstration outside the Press club Jammu to fulfill their legal demands. Protestors were holding placards and banners on which demands were written.While speaking President Shia Federation Jammu Mr. Ashiq Hussain khan said that the premises where the Peer – Mitha Police Station, adjoining the karbala complex has been constructed originally belongs to the our community and formed part of the complex.It was illegally encroached upon,  first Police...

Jammat for common strategy to fight communal forces...

( J&K )

Srinagar, Oct 12:Jamaat Islami has strongly condemn the attack on Kashmir truckers in Udhampur by the “RSS-BJP sponsored” communalist goons who seem to be scot-free to attack Muslims at their will without any apprehension of any strict legal action. “The Muslims in India have seen broad day-light massacre by such type of communal outlaws but none of the criminals has so far been given any deterrent punishment because of the state-support. Thousands of Muslims were killed on roads and highways...

Hassan Mir for Muharram processions on traditional routes...

( Srinagar )

Srinagar, Oct 12:Senior leader and president of Democratic Party Nationalist Ghulam Hassan Mir has asked the government to remove proposed curbs on Muharam procession. “All the traditional routes on which our Shia brothers took their Muharram processions should be thrown open and no restriction should be imposed on their movement,” Mir told KNS. He said that the government must provide all the necessary requirements to the Shia community on the coming Ashura days. The government should keep available...

Kashmir not a bilateral issue between Indian and Pakistan:Sy...

Wilayat Times

( Kashmir )

Srinagar:While commenting over the statement of the Indian External Affairs Ministry Spokesman Vikas Swarup that “Barack Obama has agreed with Narendra Modi that Kashmir is a bilateral issue between India and Pakistan”, Chairman Hurriyat (G) Syed Ali Geelani said that Kashmir is not any bilateral issue between India and Pakistan but it is an issue of the future of 13 million Kashmiri people who are principal party to this dispute and whom India has enslaved with the help of its...

JK CM demands credible and impartial inquiry of Mina Stamped...

( Kashmir )

Srinagar:Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed urged the Saudi Arabian government to institute a credible and impartial inquiry to ascertain the causes that led to fatal Mina stampede and the crane crash outside the Grand Masjid. He also paid homage to former President, A P J Abdul Kalam, former Parliamentarian and Legislators and ex-Chief Justice of J&K High Court, who died during the recess between the last session of the Legislature and the commencement of the Autumn session.The Chief Minister...