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I will fulfill Vajpayee's dream: Modi tells Kashmir

‘2 families have looted JK, vote them out’

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

Kishtwar, Nov 22: Asserting that he has deep affection for Kashmir, Prime Minister NarendraModi Saturday vowed to fulfill the "dream" of former PM AtalBihari Vajpayee based on "democracy, humanity and Kashmiriyat" that has made a "special place" in the hearts of people of Jammu and Kashmir.Addressing More


BJP won't make Art 370 poll issue: Rajnath Singh

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

New Delhi, Nov 22: BJP will not make the abrogation of Article 370 an election issue in Jammu and Kashmir, Home Minister Rajnath Singh today indicated even as he said that attempts were being made by rival parties to create fear psychosis over the matter."As elections in Jammu and Kashmir are More


Omar urges K-resolution as per people’s aspirations

‘Poll boycott will have detrimental consequences this time’

GK NEWS NETWORK

Sumbal/ Kangan, Nov 22: Chief Minister and National Conference Working President Omar Abdullah Saturday said that India and Pakistan would have to settle the Kashmir Issue according to the sentiments and aspirations of the people of J&K.Addressing election rallies in Sumbal and Kangan, Omar More


Dismisses PM’s allegations

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

Srinagar, Nov 22: Chief Minister Omar Abdullah today rejected the allegations by Prime Minister NarendraModi that two political families have "looted" Jammu and Kashmir and asked him to tell what his government has found to prove this in its six months in office."You have been in the government More


Congress, NC hanged Afzal: Mufti

‘Even Parliament can’t abrogate Article 370’

M T RASOOL

Bandipora, Nov 22: Terming the hanging of Afzal Guru as inhuman, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Patron Mufti Muhammad Sayeed Saturday said that Congress and National Conference were responsible for the act.“Both the Congress-led UPA in Center and Chief Minister of J&K hanged Guru,” Mufti said More


‘Never attempted to shift secretariat from Srinagar’

None will be allowed to form Ikhwan empire again, says Baig

MUDASIR YAQOOB

Srinagar, Nov 22: Stating that he never attempted to shift the civil secretariat from Srinagar to Parihaspora, senior PDP leader and Member of Parliament, MuzaffarHussainBaig, Saturday said that Shahr-e-Khas would be turned into one of the most beautiful cities in the world in case his party comes More


Altaf Bukhari files nomination from Amirakadal

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, Nov 22: Senior leader of Peoples Democratic Party, Syed AltafBukhari, today filed his nomination papers from Amirakadal Assembly constituency going to polls in the fourth phase on December 14.Altaf was accompanied by party senior leaders including Naeem Akhter, MLC and PDP chief spokesman More


When will Govt fill vacancies in PSC, asks HC

Seeks reasons for not filling up these positions so far

D A RASHID

Srinagar, Nov 22: The Jammu and Kashmir High Court on Saturday sought an affidavit from the government indicating the time it will take to complete process of filling up of positions in Jammu and Public Service Commission and the reasons for not filling up of these positions so far.“It shall be More


‘Take up Kashmir issue during India visit’

Sharif asks Obama

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

Islamabad, Nov 22: Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has asked US President Barack Obama to take up the Kashmir issue with the Indian leadership when he travels to India in January, saying its early resolution would bring enduring peace, stability and economic cooperation to Asia.Sharif made the More


Malik shifted to Anantnag jail

GK NEWS NETOWRK

Srinagar, Nov 22: Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) has condemned shifting of its ailing chairman Muhammad Yasin Malik from SKIMS to Islamabad (Anantnag) jail and detention of other party leaders and activists.In a statement, JKLF spokesman said Malik who was admitted at SKIMS here was this More


J&K has special place in my heart: PM Modi

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

New Delhi, Nov 22: Jammu and Kashmir has a special place in my heart, Prime Minister NarendraModi said today while urging the youth there to transform the poll-bound state."It was wonderful being in J&K. J&K has a special place in my heart," Modi tweeted on his return to Delhi after addressing More





  • Briefs

Candidates cry foul,appeal higher ups

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, Nov 22: Various candidates who had applied for the posts of draftsmen, Saturday alleged that authorities declared them ineligible at the time they were appearing in the interview.A delegation More




  • News

India must engage with its neighbours: NSA

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

New Delhi, Nov 22: National Security Advisor Ajit Doval today said India must engage with its neighbours--China and Pakistan--and build deterrence capabilities in a way that war does not remain a  More




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  • Opinion

The Missing Manifestos

People must know what the political parties actually stand for

PERSPECTIVE

AB QAYOOM KHAN

qayoomkhansnn@yahoo.co.in  Present elections, thrust just after a disaster, are without election manifestos. Though the Election Commission of India had fixed a deadline for submission of election More



  • Oped

BJP Raj in Kashmir?

The BJP is not making frantic efforts only to be able to form a government in Jammu & Kashmir. Its aim is to alter the State’s character and reduce even its already reduced autonomy to a husk.

GK EXCLUSIVE

A. G. NOORANI

On 2 November 2014, the RSS’ Organ Organiser reprinted, for the benefit of the BJP’s new admirers in Kashmir, an editorial it had published on 6 November, 1947. Entitled “Importance of Kashmir”, it mentioned More



  • Business

Kashmir loses 80 pc kharif crop to floods

Losses to paddy estimated at Rs 3,674 crore

MUKEET AKMALI

Pulwama, Nov 22:  Where the recent floods caused immense losses to trade and commerce in Kashmir, it did not leave the farm sector unscathed. According to official figures, Kashmir has suffered a More



  • Sports

BCCI award recognition of Kashmir’s talent: Parvez

ABID KHAN

Srinagar, Nov 22: JK skipper, Parvez Rasool on Friday said the Lala Amarnath Award for best all-rounder in domestic cricket, conferred on him by the BCCI, was a recognition of Kashmir’s cricketing talent More



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  • Kashmir

Azad in Gurez says only Cong can defeat Hindutva

‘Remote Areas Can Be Developed By Cong Alone’

Gurez, Nov 22:  Asserting that the Congress-led Government alone can change the destiny of the remote, backward and far flung areas of the state, Leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha and former  More



  • Srinagar City

GKWT’s Medical & Relief Campaign

60 days and still going on

Flood-2014

Looking at their cash-starved uncle, as by then the entire communication system disrupting working of Automated Teller Machines, desperate to start a medical/relief camp for the flood victims on September More




  • Jammu

Basic amenities major issue in Kishtwar

Constituency headed for triangular contest

YOGESH SAGOTRA

Jammu, Nov 22: The Kishtwar constituency situated in foothills of Himalayan range is set for a triangular contest in Assembly elections with last time winner National Conference (NC) and runner up Bhartiya More



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