CIC puts public authorities on notice, seeks disclosure of information

CIC puts public authorities on notice, seeks disclosure of information

JAMMU:  State Information Commission (SIC) has asked all the Public Authorities of the State to make suo-moto disclosure of information in terms of section 4 of the J&K RTI Act 2009. The Chief Information Commissioner Khursheed Ahmad Ganai issued the notification after it had come to the notice of the Commission that a large number […]

Chinks in AIP: Flouting party decision, Noorabadi in fray

Chinks in AIP: Flouting party decision, Noorabadi in fray

ANANTNAG: Going against his party stand to boycott parliamentary polls, Awami Itihad Party (AIP) leader and social activist, Sajad Noorabadi on Friday filed his nomination papers for Anantnag parliamentary seat as an independent candidate. Noorabadi after filing the nomination papers at Anantnag told reporters that his decision to contest the polls was aimed at giving […]

‘Agenda of Alliance’ a historic document: Mehboob Beg

‘Agenda of Alliance’ a historic document: Mehboob Beg

Srinagar: Senior leader and PDP Chief spokesperson D rMehboob Beg has termed the Agenda of Alliance as a historic document. Stating that all sections of the society must now get together to ensure an environment and atmosphere where the issues provided in the Agenda of Alliance can be taken-up. “Everyone in the State supports issues […]

Mehbooba reviews flood protection works on Chenab

Mehbooba reviews flood protection works on Chenab

JAMMU: Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti Friday visited Akhnoor and Jorian and took an on the spot review of the pace of work on the flood protection works on Chenab river. The Chief Minister visited the villages of Sangrampora, Mairra and Gair to personally inspect the bunds and other protection structures being raised on the banks […]

Hurriyat condemns re-arrest of Masarat Alam

Hurriyat condemns re-arrest of Masarat Alam

SRINAGAR: Hurriyat Conference (G) on Friday slammed authorities for re-arresting the incarcerated senior resistance leader and Muslim League chairman Masarat Alam “in an old case and filing fake cases against him to prolong his detention”. Hurriyat spokesman Ayaz Akbar in a statement issued here said, “It is quite strange and deplorable that authorities don’t follow […]

9 candidates in fray for Srinagar

9 candidates in fray for Srinagar

Srinagar: According to the Returning Officer, 2-Srinagar Parliamentary Constituency, all the nine candidates whose nomination papers were found valid as per provisions of the People Representation Act 1951 are contesting the forthcoming by-elections for the Srinagar Parliamentary seat which is going to polls April 9, 2017. The candidate in the fray are Farooq Abdullah of […]

Preventing Mirwaiz from offering Friday prayers ‘frustration’ of government: Hurriyat (M)

Preventing Mirwaiz from offering Friday prayers ‘frustration’ of government: Hurriyat (M)

SRINAGAR: Strongly condemning the house arrest of its chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and not allowing him to offer Friday prayers at Jamia Masjid, the Hurriyat Conference (M) has said the way government was imposing curbs on political and religious activities of Mirwaiz and other resistance leaders reflects the “worst example of dictatorial policies”. In a […]

‘Authorities have decided to detain Geelani for life’

‘Authorities have decided to detain Geelani for life’

SRINAGAR: Huriyat Conference (G) has slammed the government for continuously disallowing its chairman Syed Ali Geelani to offer Friday prayers. In a statement issued here, a spokesman of the conglomerate said stopping pro-freedom leaders from performing their religious responsibilities is gross violation of human rights and interference in the personal and religious rights. Criticising authorities, […]

Hajj-2017: Pilgrims to submit Rs 81000 by April 5

Hajj-2017: Pilgrims to submit Rs 81000 by April 5

SRINAGAR: According to the Executive Officer State Haj Committee, provisionally selected Haj-2017 pilgrims have to deposit advance Haj amount of Rs 81,000 each as first installment by April 5, 2017. He said that the payment can be deposited online on Haj Committee of India website (www.hajcommittee.gov.in) or offline in State Bank of India account number […]

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