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Day-5:  MGNREGA employees continue protest to demand regularisation

SRINAGAR | MAR 27 (PTK): On the fifth consecutive day, the association of Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) employees on Saturday continued to protest against the government for ‘failing to regularize them from past several years’. The members of MGNREGA holding banners assembled at Srinagar’s Pratap Park and staged sit-in there. Notably, on Thursday, scores of MGNREGA association ... Read More »

Protests, clashes in Pulwama village, fifteen injured

  SRINAGAR | MAR 27 (PTK): Protests followed by clashes were witnessed in Belov village of Pulwama in south Kashmir on Monday after the funeral of Hizb militant Rayees Kachroo who died along with another militant in Padgampora yesterday. Reports said that at least fifteen civilians were injured in clashes. Hospital official said that eight persons were treated for injuries at ... Read More »

Kashmiri youth not misguided but disenchanted: Tassaduq

Reaches out to youth; says his struggle is for them Pulwama, Mar 26 (KNS): Asserting that the only legacy he has inherited from his father was the dedication and passion to work for the people of Jammu and Kashmir, Tassaduq Hussain Mufti Sunday reached out to the youth of state assuring that he would struggle for their cause. “Some People ... Read More »

People have no expectations from PDP now: G. A. Mir  

  SRINAGAR | MAR 26 (PTK):  Stating that ruling dispensation led by PDP has lost the people’s trust in true sense, J&K Pradesh Congress Committee (JKPCC) President Mr. G.A. Mir has urged upon the people defeat the divisive & politics of exploitation on the part of ruling dispensation, which has miserably failed on all fronts. He blamed PDP for   mass ... Read More »

PWD rebuts media reports regarding change of nomenclature of engineers

‘Fake document circulated by a section of media’ JAMMU, MARCH 23: Expressing dismay over the fake news being circulated by some media organizations regarding change of nomenclature of engineers, a spokesman of the Public Works Department (PWD) today said that no such proposal has been put up at any level in the Department. “Unfortunately some media organizations, especially the online ... Read More »

Vote out PDP for its broken promises: Omar

Addresses joint NC-Congress election rally Anantnag, Mar 22 (KNS): National Conference Working President and former Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Wednesday described PDP a party of broken promises, saying it is used to making hollow rhetorical promises with the least intention of keeping their word. “Spell out even one of the promises that has been kept”, Omar Abdullah dared the ... Read More »

Batote–Kishtwarroad opens for traffic, Mughal Road to be through by April 15

  Naeem reviews status of road clearance, restoration operations JAMMU, MARCH 22: Minister for Public Works Naeem Akhtar today laid thrust on early completion of road clearance operations for restoration of traffic on all snowbound and landslide hit roads in the state. He directed the Public Works department to employ all necessary resources, men and machinery, round-the-clock to clear the roads and ... Read More »

Nominations of 9 candidates found valid for Srinagar Constituency

  SRINAGR, MARCH 22: On the day of scrutiny of nomination papers for Srinagar Parliamentary Constituency, nominations of 9 candidates were found valid by Returning Officer for the Srinagar Parliamentary seat. The nomination papers of Farooq Abdullah of J&K National Conference, Nazir Ahmad Khan of J&K Peoples Democratic Party, Bikram Singh of J&K Liberal Democratic Party, Chetan Sharma of Akhil ... Read More »

Bandipora court upholds CJM’s Masrat Alam release order

Police had booked Alam in Sumbal PS Srinagar, Mar 20 (KNS): Court in Bandipora has upheld the order of the CJM of the disitrct which had directed the police to release from jail Muslim Leauge’s Chairman Masarat Alam. Muslim League Legal secretary Shah Riyaz told KNS that Alam was booked by police in Sumbal, Bandipora under FIR no. 53/2015 and ... Read More »

Demands of MGNREGA staff to be fulfilled once MCC will be over: Minister

  Srinagar, March 20, CNS: Minister for Rural Development and Panchayati Raj Abdul Haq Monday said that all the issues and apprehensions of the staff working under Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) in Jammu and Kashmir will be resolved once the Model Code of Conduct will be over.      Pertinently, staff working under MGNREGA is on strike ... Read More »