Srinagar: Iltija Mufti, the daughter of former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti, has approached the Supreme Court seeking to modify her petition challenging the detention of her mother under the stringent Public Safety Act (PSA).Mehbooba, the president of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), was arrested on...
Jammu: Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha approved regularisation and promotion of over 550 officers at the level of SP and DySP on Wednesday, putting to rest the decades-old seniority disputes and resultant litigations in Jammu and Kashmir. Sinha said it is "our collective responsibility" to...
Jammu: As many as 2.63 lakh civil and criminal cases are pending in Jammu & Kashmir courts for disposal.Official information available with The Dispatch lay bare that 67456 cases- 7946 criminal cases and 59510 civil cases- are pending in common High Court of Jammu & Kashmir and...
Member of Parliament Rajya Sabha Shamsher Singh Manhas while speaking on Jammu and Kashmir Languages bill 2020 raised the demand for announcing holiday on the birth eve of Maharaja Hari Singh,It is pertinent to mention here that this issue has been raised again and again by the...
Ever since Lt. Governor of Jammu and Kashmir Manoj Sinha has assumed his responsibility, he spends most of his time in public. He tries to solve his problems by joining as many people as possible. The same happened on Wednesday when the block day...
Jammu: Even after 74 years of independence, turning on a tap to get clean water remains a distant dream for the residents of Prey village and some adjoining villages in tehsil Ramnagar of Udhampur district in Jammu and Kashmir.While talking to ANI, the villagers said that they...
The Lok Sabha on Tuesday passed the Jammu and Kashmir Official Languages Bill, 2020 with voice vote, allowing Kashmiri, Dogri and Hindi, apart from the existing Urdu and English, to be official languages in the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir. Speaking on the Bill, Union Minister of State for Home G. Kishan...
Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Board (SMVDSB) is devising new methods so that devotees who are unable to take nearly 12-kilometer trek to the Holy Cave can still have the Darshan while sitting at home.According to an official release, this would be in continuance to the formal...
National Conference president and Member of Parliament Farooq Abdullah in his address in the Lok Sabha today, sought the restoration of Jammu and Kashmir’s special status which was abrogated on August 5 last year. "Today while I am speaking here, there is a fierce gun battle going...
Jammu: The Jammu and Kashmir administration on Tuesday constituted a committee to review the cases of suspension of All India Services officers in the union territory.In terms of Rule 3(8)(c) of the All India Services (Disciplines and Appeal) Rules, 1969, and in supersession of all previous orders...