Mehbooba Mufti

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Mehbooba Mufti Accuses BJP Of Branding "Muslims As Pakistanis"

Former CM of J&K and PDP chief Mehbooba Mufti on November 29 accused BJP of labelling "Muslims as Pakistanis" and "Sardars as Khalistani". She made the remarks while saying that the BJP was suppressing dissent and democracy. Commenting on the J&K elections, Mufti said, conducting elections was not a solution, the issue would only be solved by reinstating Article 370. She also said India should hold dialogues with Pakistan to solve… read-more

Sun, 29 Nov 2020 - 06:10 PM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: Mehbooba Mufti, PDP, Jammu and Kashmir, National news, Indian Politics

BJP has released its manifesto in urdu for DDC in kashmir today

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Eyeing Kashmir's DDC Elections, BJP Releases Its Poll Manifesto In Urdu

Former BJP MLC Vibhod Gupta on November 29 released the party's poll manifesto in Urdu for the ongoing local elections in Kashmir. The manifesto reiterated the party's stance that revocation of Article 370 and Article 35A was a unifying factor in Jammu and Kashmir's history. Besides, it also asserted that terrorism in the region has declined and J&K was moving towards development and peace. It also criticised the newly-formed Gupkar… read-more

Sun, 29 Nov 2020 - 06:07 PM / by Archita chakraborty

Tags: BJP, Jammu and Kashmir, Elections, Article 370

Courtesy: The Hindu

Kashmir Elections

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J&K DDC Elections: About 52% Voter Turnout Recorded In 1st Phase

The first phase of the District Development Council election held in Jammu and Kashmir on November 28 witnessed 51.76% voter turnout. The voting was carried out in 43 constituencies - 25 from Kashmir and 18 from Jammu. National Conference vice-president Omar Abdullah lauded the participation from citizens despite the unfavorable weather conditions.… read-more

Sat, 28 Nov 2020 - 06:49 PM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: DDC-Elections, Jammu and Kashmir, National news, Political News

Courtesy: Times Now

Farooq Abdullah

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Former J&K CM Farooq Abdulla To Be Questioned By CBI On Roshni Land Scam

Former Jammu & Kashmir CM Farooq Abdullah will be interrogated by the CBI regarding the multi-crore Roshni land scheme Scam. Notably, the scheme had been launched during the reign of Farooq. As per reports, authorities have illegally transferred hundreds of acres of land to top officials and politicians of the state. CBI spokesperson R K Gaur said that the scam had resulted in a huge loss to state's treasury.

Tue, 24 Nov 2020 - 11:58 AM / by Bhavyata Kagrana

Tags: Farooq Abdullah, Roshni Land Scam, Jammu and Kashmir, CBI

Courtesy: Times Now

Representational Image Roshini Land Scam

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CBI To Investigate J&K Politicians Regarding Roshni Land Scam

The Jammu and Kashmir administration has decided to investigate former PDP leader Haseeb Drabu and National Conference leaders Sajjad Kichloo and Haroon Chaudhary regarding Roshni Land Scam. The list of around 400 illegal beneficiaries also includes former Congress minister Abdul Majid Wani. The accused have been allegedly given undue concessions for regularization of land under the Roshni Scheme. Earlier, CBI has registered multiple FIRs… read-more

Mon, 23 Nov 2020 - 07:58 PM / by Bhavyata Kagrana

Tags: Jammu and Kashmir, Land Scam, Mehbooba Mufti, CBI

Courtesy: The Indian Express

Army

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4 Terrorists Killed In Encounter At Jammu-Srinagar National Highway

Four Jaish-e-Mohammed terrorists were killed on November 19 in an encounter at Nagrota in Jammu district. According to police, the terrorists were travelling in a truck that was stopped at Ban toll-plaza on Jammu-Srinagar National Highway by security forces. Reportedly, a police constable was also injured during the operation. The police said the terrorists illegally entered India through the Samba border. This was the second encounter on the… read-more

Thu, 19 Nov 2020 - 10:52 AM / by Shivam Chandrashekhar Kulkarni

Tags: Jaish-e-Mohammed, Jammu and Kashmir, Srinagar, Police

Courtesy: Mid-Day

21-year-old, Shubham Yadav

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Non-Muslim Rajasthan's Boy Tops Islamic Studies Entrance Exam In Kashmir

A philosophy-graduate, Shubham Yadav from Rajasthan, topped the entrance exam of Kashmir Central University for PG in Islamic Studies. While the 21-year-old Shubham aspires to be a civil servant, he became the first non-muslim, non-Kashmiri student to achieve the feat. He said the rise in Islamophobia and polarization attracted him towards the subject. Congratulating him, HOD Prof Hamidullah said, “students taking interest in studies to… read-more

Mon, 16 Nov 2020 - 05:23 AM / by Nitesh Kumar Singh

Tags: Jammu and Kashmir, Islamic Studies, Shubham Yadav, Non-Muslim, Rajasthan, Kashmir University

Courtesy: The Logical Indian

Baig

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Founder Member Muzaffar Hussain Baig Quits PDP Over Disagreements: J&K

Muzaffar Hussain Baig, a Founding member of the People's Democratic Party (PDP) resigned due to a disagreement in the seat-sharing, on November 14. According to ANI, Baig was not consulted by the People's Alliance for Gupkar Declaration (PAGD) over the "seat-sharing agreement", in the upcoming District Development Council (DDC). Farooq Abdullah who is the president of the Alliance, announced that the elections will be contested jointly. 

Sun, 15 Nov 2020 - 11:49 AM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: Mehbooba Mufti, PDP, Jammu and Kashmir, National Politics

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

Indian Soldiers

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Indian Army Kills 11 Pakistan Soldiers In Retaliatory Firing, Destroys Bunkers

Indian Army has killed at least 11 Pakistani soldiers and injured 16 in a retaliatory attack on November 13. The return fire by the Army has also destroyed bunkers, fuel dumps and launch pads of the Pakistani side. The Army retaliated against the ceasefire violations by Pakistan Army at several locations that killed three civilians. Earlier, three soldiers died due to the ceasefire violations by Pakistan in Uri and Gurez sector.

Sat, 14 Nov 2020 - 01:27 AM / by Shivam Chandrashekhar Kulkarni

Tags: Jammu and Kashmir, Indian Army, Indian Soldiers, Pakistan

Courtesy: ANI News

research centre in J&K helps in saffron cultivation

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J&K: Research Centre At Pampore Helping Farmers To Boost Saffron Cultivation

The Advanced Research Station For Saffron & Seed Spices at the Dussu area of J&K's Pampore district is helping the farmers in saffron cultivation. As reported by the farmers, the latest technology has helped to boost cultivation assisting the farmers right from irrigation to fertilisers. The research centre was established under the National Saffron Mission by Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology of… read-more

Tue, 10 Nov 2020 - 03:17 PM / by Debanshi Das

Tags: Saffron, Jammu and Kashmir, Central Government, nsm

Courtesy: ANI News