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Presidential Order will not change anything, Drabu’s assurance are hollow: NC

Farooq Abdullah hints at joint Opposition on GST Srinagar, Jul 08 (KNS): National Conference today said the PDP-BJP coalition passed the GST gazette which was prepared in New Delhi in a jiffy in the Legislative Assembly, disregarding the laid down procedures and the Opposition. Addressing a press conference at Nawai Subh headquarters here, senior NC leader and former finance minister, ... Read More »

Governor announces support for family of Yatri killed in cylinder blast, all injured

Yatris in this group to be sent to Delhi by air Srinagar July 07 (KNS): Governor N.N. Vohra, Chairman of Shri Amarnathji Shrine Board (SASB), directed Shri Umang Narula, CEO of the Board, to see that all the 38 Amarnathji pilgrims from Telangana, about a dozen of whom were injured in an incident when a gas cylinder exploded in their ... Read More »

Presidential order exposes PDP’s deceit: NC

‘Opponents of fiscal autonomy and special position are celebrating’ Srinagar, Jul 07 (KNS): Reacting to the extension of GST, National Conference (NC) Friday said that the Presidential order should have mentioned that GST Council has no taxing powers for Jammu and Kashmir. Former finance minister and NC senior leader, Abdul Rahim Rather told KNS that the questions and concerns raised ... Read More »

Mehbooba welcomes constitutional guarantees contained in Presidential Order

‘Protecting JK’s identity our core philosophy, we stand vindicated today’ Srinagar, Jul 07 (KNS): Welcoming the protection granted to the sensitivities and special status of Jammu and Kashmir in today’s Presidential Order on GST, Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti Friday termed it as the victory of the democracy of the country and a tribute to the powers of the State Legislature. ... Read More »

Drabu wants 2 opposition legislators to keep their word, seeks Speaker’s intervention

  SRINAGAR, JULY 07: While introducing the historical Jammu and Kashmir Goods and Services Tax ( JKGST) Bill 2017 in the Legislative Assembly this morning, Finance Minister Dr Haseeb Drabu made two rather unusual requests to the Speaker, Mr Kavinder Gupta. He sought separate directions to two opposition MLAs — one to salute him from the Well of the House ... Read More »

JK to bring GST Council under Article 370 to protect State’s fiscal autonomy

'Special GST' to safeguard JK's Consolidated Fund, Special Taxation Powers: Dr Drabu Srinagar, Jul 05 (KNS): The Resolution on GST was passed by both the Houses of Legislature today amid assurance from the Finance Minister, Dr Haseeb Drabu that implementing Goods and Services Tax (GST) in J&K under the ambit of Article 370, ensuring adequate safeguards for the State’s Special ... Read More »

Adbee Markaz Kamraz hails govt decision regarding creation of 49 posts of Asstt.Proffessors.

Srinagar, July 05 :Adbee Markaz Kamraz in a statement hailed the decision of state Govt's Highier Education Deparment regarding creation/conversion of 49 Posts of Asstt.Profesors, for kashmiri language/subject in Highier Education deptt. It is a historic step and long awaited decision for which the  Minister For Education Jb Syed Altaf Bukhari and Commissioner Secretary Highier Education Dr Asgar Hussain Samoon deserve ... Read More »

Resolution introduced by Finance Minister is ambiguous, lacks clarity: Tarigami

  SRINAGAR | JULY 05 (PTK): The CPI (M), Y. Tarigami raises some points by M. Y. Tarigami on GST during his intervention in J&K Legislative Assembly today. According to a statement issued, he said that the resolution introduced by Finance Minister yesterday is ambiguous and lacks clarity. “Government should have come out with a concrete proposal suggesting way forward on ... Read More »

Nearly 80,000 pilgrims performed Amarnath Yatra in six days

  SRINAGAR | JULY 05 (PTK): Nearly 80,000 pilgrims have performed the Amarnath Yatra over the last six days besides another batch of 3,389 pilgrims left here for the cave shrine in the Kashmir Valley amid heightened security, an official said on Wednesday . They left the Bhagwati Nagar Yatri Niwas at 4.05 a.m. in a convoy of 102 vehicles escorted by the paramilitary forces, ... Read More »