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325 ‘Noes’, 126 ‘Ayes’, No Confidence Motion against NDA-Govt rejected

No-trust vote a result of Oppn arrogance: Modi

21/07/2018
New Delhi, Jul 20: Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led NDA Govern ment sailed through its first floor test in Lok Sabha by defeating the No-Confidence Motion moved by Telugu Desam Party (TDP) on Friday. The government had a comfortable majority of 325 votes in its favour, who voted against the No Confidence Motion compared to 126 votes by the Opposition parties out of total 451 Members of Parliament present in Lok Sabha. Biju Janata Dal members had staged a walk-out while NDA ally Shiv Sena abstained from voting. The NDA victory came after an 11-hour debate, followed by a 90 minute reply by the Prime Minister, during which he listed out the achievements of his government and underlined the failures of the Congress and its allies during their previous terms. This was also the first major unity strength of the Opposition parties that are planning to come together for `Grand Alliance` hoping to fight Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led BharatiyaJanata Party in the 2019 general elections. B...

Entire nation saw what eyes did today: Modi’s swipe at Rahul’s post-hug ‘wink’

21/07/2018
NEW DELHI, Jul 20: Hours after an unexpected hug by Rahul Gandhi, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today took at dig at the Congress president's apparent...

SC Collegium recommends names of chief justices for 7 HCs

>>>>Justice Gita Mittal new Chief Justice of J&K High Court

21/07/2018
New Delhi/JAMMU, Jul 20: The high courts of Delhi, Jammu and Kashmir, Madras, Kerala, Orissa, Jharkhand and Patna are likely to get new chief justice...

SC Collegium brushes aside Govt’s reservation, reiterates Justice Joseph’s name for elevation

21/07/2018
New Delhi, Jul 20: The Supreme Court Collegium has brushed aside the reservations of the government over its decision to elevate Uttarakhand Chief Ju...

Anti-Sikh riots was ‘biggest lynching’ incident: Rajnath

21/07/2018
New Delhi, Jul 20: Countering the opposition attack on the BJP-led government over instances of mob lynching, Home Minister Rajnath Singh today sai...

Govt reconstitutes panel on Prevention of Sexual Harassment at Workplace

21/07/2018
SRINAGAR, Jul 20: Government today accorded sanction for the reconstitution of the Complaint Committee under Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace ...

HC issues notice to DGP, others in Petition filed by Head Constable against dismissal order

21/07/2018
JAMMU, Jul 20: Justice M.K. Hanjura of J&K High Court issued notice in a writ petition against dismissal order of Tilak Raj Head Constable. Mr. A.K...

Rahul hugs PM after a vitriolic attack, accuses Modi of being a ‘bhagidar’ in graft

21/07/2018
New Delhi, Jul 20: Congress president Rahul Gandhi today hugged Prime Minister NarendraModi and later appeared to wink in some dramatic moments in th...

Police to get body cameras: DGP

21/07/2018
SRINAGAR, Jul 20: Jammu and Kashmir Police is procuring body cameras for its personnel to help the force during counter-militancy operations and law ...

Landslide blocks Srinagar-Jammu highway

21/07/2018
Banihal/Jammu, Jul 20: A massive landslide in Jammu and Kashmir's Ramban district today blocked the only all-weather road linking the Valley to rest ...

Peace in Kashmir impossible without Pakistan: Farooq

21/07/2018
New Delhi, Jul 20: Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Farooq Abdullah on Friday said peace in Jammu and Kashmir was impossible without involving...

EO suspended, BDO attached, salary of 30 officials with held

21/07/2018
RAJOURI, Jul 20: District Development Commissioner Mohammad AijazAsad today ordered suspension of an Executive Officer, attachment of a Block Develop...

Woman killed after being hit by train

21/07/2018
JAMMU, Jul 20: A 36-year-old woman from Chhattisgarh was killed after being hit by a goods train here, an official of the Government Railway Police (...

Two rape accused among three absconders arrested

21/07/2018
JAMMU, Jul 20: Three persons, including two rape accused, were today arrested in separate operations in Rajouri district, police said. They were ev...

SC pulls up Centre for ‘sitting’ over Rs 77,000 cr funds for environment protection

21/07/2018
NEW DELHI, Jul 20: The Supreme Court today pulled up the Centre for "sitting" over funds of a whopping Rs 77,000 crore meant for protection of enviro...

Congress led govts failed to complete electrification by 2009 as promised: PM

20/07/2018
New Delhi, Jul 19: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today blamed the previous Congress-led regimes as also the party's leader Sonia Gandhi for not meetin...

Pakistani terrorist shot dead in Kupwara

20/07/2018
Srinagar, Jul 19: A Pakistani militant belonging to terrorist outfit Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) was killed by the security forces in an encounter today in...

Rassana Murder Case: Question mark put on functioning of Naib Tehsildar beyond territorial Jurisdiction

>>>>PETITION AGAINST DISMISSAL ORDER LISTED TODAY IN HC

20/07/2018
Pathankot, Jul 19: Mr. A.K. Sawhney Advocate with Mr. Shiv Dev Singh Thakur Advocate and Anil Sharma Advocates a writ petition against the order of d...

Govt constitutes committees for Panchayat, ULB polls

20/07/2018
Srinagar, Jul 19: The Jammu and Kashmir government today constituted state and divisional level committees to conduct preparatory work for the pancha...

Do not depute officers for training outside JK without GAD’s approval

20/07/2018
Srinagar, Jul 19: The Jammu and Kashmir government today asked all its departments not to depute any officer for training outside the state without t...

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Hope all countries cooperate with Human Rights Council: UN official

25/06/2018
United Nations: A UN official has hoped that all countries would cooperate with the UN's human rights body and give access to human rights rapporteur...

Chechen strongman makes Egypt’s Salah honorary citizen

24/06/2018
Moscow: After his team crashed out of the World Cup, Egypt's star player Mohamed Salah has won a consolation prize in the form of honorary citizenshi...

EU leaders to hold mini-migration summit as crisis festers

24/06/2018
Brussels: European Union leaders tomorrow will try to find common ground for tackling migrants arriving on Europe's shores in search of better lives ...

Explosion as Ethiopia’s new, reformist prime minister speaks

24/06/2018
Addis Ababa: An explosion disrupted a huge rally for Ethiopia's reformist new prime minister today shortly after he spoke and was waving to the crowd...

China to colonise Pakistan via CPEC, says Amsterdam-based think tank

23/06/2018
New Delhi: Pakistan’s growing dependence on China for development projects such as a $62-billion economic corridor under the Belt and Road Initiative...

Melania Trump visits border, Congress flails on family separations

23/06/2018
Mcallen: Melania Trump made a surprise trip to the US-Mexican border today as her husband's administration seeks to quell a firestorm over migrant fa...

China blocks John Oliver on social media after scathing show

23/06/2018
Beijing: A popular Chinese social media site is censoring discussion of "Last Week Tonight" and its HBO host John Oliver after he mocked Chinese Pres...

‘China threat unwise poll strategy for BJP,’ warns Chinese media

23/06/2018
NEW DELHI: Playing the 'China threat' card is an "unwise" poll strategy for the BJP to employ as it will "jeopardize the nation's political and econo...

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Six arrested of robbing power grids at Dwarka

21/07/2018
New Delhi, Jul 20: Delhi Police has arrested six people accused of armed robbery of under-construction power grids in the Dwarka area of southwest De...

Heavy rain lashes Odisha, Govt alerts collectors

21/07/2018
Bhubaneswar, Jul 20: Heavy rain lashed parts of Odisha today inundating several places in Malkangiri, Kandhamal and Gajapati districts. The state gov...

SMVDU Research Scholars in Philosophy Evaluated

16/07/2018
Katra, Jul 15: A meeting of the Doctoral Student Research Commit tees (DSRCs) of the School of Philosophy & Culture (SoPC) of Shri Mata Vaishno Devi ...

PM Modi obsessed with issues related to Hindu-Muslim divide: Kejriwal

16/07/2018
New Delhi, Jul 15: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday said no development had taken place during the four years of BJP rule as Prime Mini...

PM sends offerings to Lord Jagannath ahead of Rath Yatra

14/07/2018
Ahmedabad, Jul 13: On the eve of the annual Jagannath Rath Yatra here, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today sent traditional offerings to the Lord Jaga...

Assam erupts in joy over Hima’s win in Finland

14/07/2018
Guwahati, Jul 13: As Hima Das scripted history by becoming the first Indian woman to clinch a gold medal at a global event the World Under-20 Champio...

Another don fears for his safety in UP jail

13/07/2018
Baghpat/Lucknow, Jul 12: Days after the killing of gangster Munna Bajrangi in Baghpat jail, the family of another jailed don Mukhtar Ansari has expre...

Teenage girl raped in railway coach in Katni; two held

13/07/2018
Katni (MP), Jul 12: A 15-year-old tribal girl was allegedly raped by two men in an empty railway coach at Katni railway station, police said today. ...

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Vijay reviews functioning of SPCB

>>>>Urges officials to be proactive, interactive

21/07/2018
SRINAGAR, Jul 20: Advisor to Governor K Vijay Kumar today stressed on the officials of the State Pollution Control Board to be more active, responsiv...

Ganai reviews functioning of Floriculture Deptt

Annual turnover of Rs 31.23 cr from flower production

21/07/2018
SRINAGAR, Jul 20: The Advisor to Governor, Khurshid Ahmad Ganai today highlighted the huge potential of the Floriculture department in the state and ...

Natrang stages Hindi play ‘Fandi’

21/07/2018
Jammu, Jul 20: An intense theme and highly matured acting by versatile Natrang actors marked the 3rd day of ongoing Natrang's 3rd Theatre festival o...

Col M L Sethi passes away

21/07/2018
JAMMU, Jul 20: Col (retired) M L Sethi, the younger brother of veteran politician Comrade K D Sethi, passed away this morning in Dinjan in Dibrug...

Anganwadi Workers, Helpers Association calls off strike

21/07/2018
Srinagar, Jul 20: Anganwadi workers and Helpers Association today called off their strike after meeting with Advisor to Governor, Khurshid Ahmad Gana...

Disposal of Grievances since imposition of Governor’s Rule

21/07/2018
Srinagar, Jul 20: Since the imposition of Governor's Rule, from 20th June till 19th July, 2018, the Grievance Cell received 5,901 complaints/grievanc...

J&K Bank lodges FIR against unscrupulous elements

21/07/2018
Srinagar, Jul 20: J&K Bank has lodged an FIR against one Adil Khan and other unscrupulous elements with Police Station Kothi Bagh, Srinagar for haras...

Power shutdown

21/07/2018
JAMMU, Jul 20: In order to carry out development works by M/S IRCON International Ltd. Under R-APDRP Scheme, the Shutdown of 11 KV feeders is being o...

OP-ED News

Villagers risking lives

21/07/2018
Even after more than 70 years since independence, thousands of villagers around 30 km long mountainous belt from Pattangarh up to Shiv Gali in tehsil...

Ongoing works under MLAs’ CDF to continue

20/07/2018
The Government came out with detailed guidelines on Constituency Develop ment Fund (CDF) of the MLAs as some of the political parties had called upon...

Centre extends relief scheme

19/07/2018
In a significant decision, the Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi few days back extended Central Assistance Scheme for Pakistan oc...

Cement supply stopped

18/07/2018
All the Rural Development blocks in the four districts of Jammu region including, Kathua, Udhampur, Samba and Jammu are facing severe crisis as due...

Failing to receive due attention

17/07/2018
Notwithstanding the fact that Jammu and Kashmir has long history of disasters and continues to remain prone to multiple hazards, several key provisio...

Indiscriminate issuance of arms licenses

16/07/2018
Acting tough on indiscriminate issuance of arms licenses from eight districts of Jammu and Kashmir, which was pointed out by the Union Ministry of Ho...

Files gathering dust

14/07/2018
After sleeping over the necessity of having comprehensive Environment Policy for several years the Government got a draft prepared through an agency ...

Instructions being flouted

13/07/2018
In yet another testimony of lack of coordination, majority of the Administrative Secretaries and Heads of the Departments have been flouting repeated...

Legal Section

DM to ensure proper uniformity in price of tickets in cinemas: DB

21/07/2018
JAMMU, Jul 20: In Public Interest Litigation seeking a direction to the Divisional Comm-issioner, Jammu, for ensuring proper implementation of Jam...

Employee does not have an indefeasible right to remain attached at a particular place for perpetuity: HC

20/07/2018
JAMMU, Jul 19: Justice Dhiraj Singh Thakur of J&K High Court while dismissing a petition challenges order dated 10th July, 2018, whereby petitioner ...

HC grants pre-arrest bail to then SHO booked by VOJ

19/07/2018
JAMMU, Jul 18: State High Court grants pre-arrest bail to SHO Manjakote who was allegedly booked by the VOJ. Justice J R Kotwal while granting pre-ar...

DC Kishtwar reviews arrangements for Independence Day celebrations

17/07/2018
KISHTWAR, Jul 16: District Development Commissioner Kishtwar, Angrez Singh Rana reviewed the arrangements for celebration of Independence Day 2018...

Team Jammu urges Gov to snap supply lines of drugs

17/07/2018
JAMMU, Jul 16: Seeking personal intervention of Governor N N Vohra to protect younger generation of J&K from the deadly menace of drug addiction, Te...

Amarnath Yatra 2018: Div Com reviews ongoing works on Baltal track

17/07/2018
SRINAGAR, Jul 16: Divisional Commissioner Kashmir Baseer Ahmad Khan today convened a meeting to review the measures being taken to prevent shooting ...

Cheque Bounce case: One convicted for 1 year imprisonment, Rs 3 lakh fine

17/07/2018
JAMMU, Jul 16: A local court here convicted a man in a cheque bounce case awarding him one year imprisonment and directed him to pay Rs 3 lakh to com...

Court rejects bail of two in unnatural offence

15/07/2018
Jammu, Jul 14: Sub-Judge Jammu Kusum Pandita rejected the bail applications of Sunil Kumar and Gullu who were booked by the police in 377( unnatural...

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