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Avoided choosing ‘populist’ course, opted for difficult path: Modi
5/29/2015 12:32:17 AM
NEW DELHI, May 28: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said that he has consciously avoided choosing a "populist course" and had instead opted for a "more difficult path" of correcting the defective government machinery. Looking back at his one year in office, Modi, when asked if there was something which he could have done differently, said that he had two options. "One option was to do things methodically to mobilise the government machinery, correct the many defects and ills which had crept into the system, so as to provide long term benefits to the country in the form of clean, efficient and fair governance. "The other option was to use the mandate to announce new populist schemes and bombard the media with announcements to keep the people fooled. The latter course is easier and people are used to it. "However, I did not choose this and instead chose the more difficult path of correcting the defective government machinery in a quiet and methodical way. If I had chosen the populist course, it would have been a breach of the trust placed in me by the people," Modi told PTI. Asked to enumerate steps that he had taken to change the way the government works, he said, "we have tried to remind government servants that they are servants of the public and have restored discipline in Central government officers. "I have done a small thing, one that appears small from outside. I r...
 
Govt employees’ attempt to gherao civil secretariat foiled
5/29/2015 12:32:03 AM
Srinagar, May 28: At least 12 protesters were today detained here as police prevented hundreds of contractual, casual and daily wage employees of state government from marching towards the civil secretariat, which houses the office of the Chief Minister. Hundreds of employees assembled near Khalsa School at Magarmal Bagh here on the call of Employees Joint Action Committee (EJAC) president Qayoom Wani to gherao the civil secretariat to press for their demands, officials said. According to the officials, employees, led by Wani, tried to march towards the secretariat but were stopped by the police near Exhibition Crossing. Dozens of protesting employees, including Wani, were detained. Pol...
68 DySPs transferred
Reshuffle aimed at rejuvenating traffic, other wings of JKP: DGP
5/29/2015 12:31:58 AM
SRINAGAR, May 28: The Director General of Police (DGP), Mr. K. Rajendra Kumar today ordered transfers and posting of 68 Deputy Superintendents of Police. Issuing the orders, Mr. Rajendra said that the transfers have been made with the aim to rejuvenate different wings of the Organization, especially the Traffic Wing. He said that, besides posting of fresh gazetted officers changes have also been made at lower level including inspectors and constabulary, providing energetic man power to strengthen its working. He said that special focus is being paid towards the traffic management in the State and the recent changes in the field staff at different levels are part of the plan to rejuvenate t...
Transfers in Police
5/29/2015 12:31:47 AM
JAMMU, May 28: Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Jammu Mr Uttam Chand today ordered transfers and postings of police officers. According to order SI Javed Ahmed transfer from DPL Jammu to PP Sidhra as Incharge, SI Mehmood Ahmed transfer from DPL Jammu to PP Bathindi as Incharge, PSI Vikas Hans transfer from DPL Jammu to PP Sarwal as Incharge, PSI Pawan Dogra transfer from P/S Gandhi Nagar to PP Digiana as Incharge, SI Balram Sharma transfer from PP Sarwal to PP Phallian Mandal as Incharge, SI Krishan Lal Raina transfer from DPL Jammu to PP Beli Charana as Incharge, PSI Rajesh Kumar transfer from PP Panjthirthi to PP Pouni Chack as Incharge, SI Vikram Singh transfer from PP Beli Charana...
Transfers in Police
5/29/2015 12:30:52 AM
JAMMU, May 28: Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Jammu Mr Uttam Chand today ordered transfers and postings of police officers. According to order SI Javed Ahmed transfer from DPL Jammu to PP Sidhra as Incharge, SI Mehmood Ahmed transfer from DPL Jammu to PP Bathindi as Incharge, PSI Vikas Hans transfer from DPL Jammu to PP Sarwal as Incharge, PSI Pawan Dogra transfer from P/S Gandhi Nagar to PP Digiana as Incharge, SI Balram Sharma transfer from PP Sarwal to PP Phallian Mandal as Incharge, SI Krishan Lal Raina transfer from DPL Jammu to PP Beli Charana as Incharge, PSI Rajesh Kumar transfer from PP Panjthirthi to PP Pouni Chack as Incharge, SI Vikram Singh transfer from PP Beli Charana...
Militant hideout busted; arms, ammunition recovered
5/29/2015 12:30:43 AM
Jammu, May 28: The security forces today busted a militant hideout and recovered arms and ammunition from the higher reaches of Reasi district, a defence spokesman said. "Based on specific information the troops of 61 Rashtriya Rifles and JK Police (Arnas) under the aegis of Uniform Force Headquarters Reasi launched an operation and recovered a cache of arms and ammunition in higher reaches of Lapri Forest today" Udhampur based defense spokesman Col S D Goswami said. One AK-56 rifle with 31 rounds, a Chinese pistol, one hand grenade, and other war like stores were recovered from the hideout. He said that the troops marched over a long distance in inclement weather to carry out the search...
AFSPA is a must if Army has to operate in JK: Parrikar
5/29/2015 12:30:34 AM
New Delhi, May 28: The Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) is mandatory if the Army has to be deployed in Jammu and Kashmir or any other state for internal security, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar has said. "Mine is not the Ministry to decide about it (AFSPA). It is very simple that if the Act is existing in that particular area, the Army can operate in that area. If it is not there, Army can't operate there," Parrikar said. He was replying to a question about his Ministry's stand on J-K government's demand to scrap the controversial AFSPA in the state. However, the Defence Minister said the decision to lift AFSPA has to be taken by the Ministry of Home Affairs. "Army's job is no...
 
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