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Cong Demands Restoration of Statehood to JK

(Srinagar)Cong demands restoration of statehood to JK
After Its Fingers in Punjab and Rajasthan Now Congress is playing JK Card
A spokesman of the Jammu and Kashmir Pradesh Congress Committee said any delay in restoring the statehood was bound to cause more disconnect between the Centre and the people of Jammu and Kashmir.
JKPCC president Ghulam Ahmad Mir said
“I believe that early restoration of statehood will indeed go a long way in taking away J-K out of the quagmire and confusion created after August 5, 2019,” he said, adding it should be the top priority of the Centre.

BJP Hits Out Gupkar Leaders Over Roshni Scam in J-K

(New Delhi) BJP Hits Out Gupkar Leaders Over Roshni Scam in J-K
Accusing Congress and National Conference leaders of encroaching large tracts of government and forest land in Jammu and Kashmir, senior BJP leader and Union minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Tuesday demanded a thorough probe into the alleged ‘Roshni scam’.
He said that names of several top politicians, including NC leader Farooq Abdullah and former state ministers from the Congress and the NC have come to the fore for allegedly benefiting from the Roshni Act, which has since been struck down by the Jammu and Kashmir High Court.
The Jammu and Kashmir State Land (Vesting of Ownership to the Occupants) Act, 2001 is also known as the Roshni Act.
“There was a conscious loot by powerful people of forest land and getting benefits under the Roshni Act, which has been declared unconstitutional by the high court,” Prasad told reporters.
The Union minister said it is the lowest ebb in a democratic polity. “We condemn it outright,”

महबूबा के लिए सियासी अंगूर खट्टे होंगे

ओए झल्लेया! ये महबूबा मुफ्ती को कौन सा कीड़ा काट गया? बाहर आने के बाद कहती है कि
धारा 370 निर्णय वापस हुए बिना चुनाव लड़ने या तिरंगा नही थामेंगी
#झल्ला अभी अंगूर खट्टे होंगे

Mehbooba Draws Bigger Line Then Farooq Over Art 370

(SrinagarJ&K ) Mehbooba Draws Bigger Line Then Farooq Over Art 370
Former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister and PDP president Mehbooba Mufti, has vowed to continue her struggle for the restoration of Article 370 and the resolution of the Kashmir issue.She was released yesterday from detention after 14 months,
She said the Centre’s decision of August 5 was a “daylight robbery”.
Mehbooba also demanded the release of Kashmiri people languishing in various jails.
Mehbooba was released on Tuesday night after the Union Territory administration revoked the Public Safety Act charges against her, more than a year after she was detained following the abrogation of the special status of Jammu and Kashmir.
The development came barely two days before the Supreme Court was to hear the matter related to her detention.
Mehbooba, 60, who was initially put under preventive custody on August 5 last year and later booked under the stringent PSA on February 6, was shifted to her official residence on April 7 after it was declared a subsidiary jail by the authorities.Earlier Farooq Abdullah who was also released has said that to get Art 370 removed, He will get China’s support
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जे के में 5 राजभाषायें स्वीकृत; पंजाबी को भी प्रोत्साहित किया जाएगा

(नई दिल्ली) जे के में 5 राजभाषायें स्वीकृत; पंजाबी को भी प्रोत्साहित किया जाएगा
#जम्मूकश्मीर में पंजाबी सहित तीन छेत्रिय भाषाओं को प्रोत्साहित किया जाएगा
लोक सभा में लिए गए निर्णय के अनुसार प्रदेश में उर्दू+डोगरी +कश्मीरी +इंग्लिश और हिंदी को राजभाषा का दर्जा मिल गया है।बीते दिनों कांग्रेस के #मनीषतिवारी द्वारा #पंजाबी भाषा को भी राजभाषा बनाये जाने की मांग की गई थी ।श्री तिवारी की अनुपस्थिति में गृह राज्य मंत्री किशन रेड्डी ने बताया कि प्रदेश में लगभग पौने दो प्रतिशत लोग पंजाबी बोलते है सो इस भाषा को प्रोत्साहित किया जाएगा। एन सी के सांसद मुसद्दी ने सरकार को उर्दू के नाम पर खींचने का प्रयास किया तो डॉ जितेंद्र सिंह ने मोर्चा संभाल कर चुप्प करा दिया

J&K Gets 2nd LG From UP in Manoj Sinha

(New Delhi)J&K Gets New LG in Manoj Sinha
Senior BJP leader from Uttar Pradesh Manoj Sinha on Thursday appointed as the new Lieutenant Governor of Jammu and Kashmir, the first political leader to take charge as the LG of the union territory.
The 61-year-old Sinha comes in place of former IAS officer Girish Chandra Murmu, who tendered his resignation on Wednesday night.
Sinha is a three-time Lok Sabha MP who held charge of the Communication Ministry as a Minister of State in 2016 when the telecom industry was engaged in sale of spectrum.
Sinha, a B.Tech in civil engineering, has been credited with overcoming the menace of call drop.
Earlier the Centre had appointed Satya Pal Malik, a politician, as governor of the erstwhile state before it was bifurcated into two union territories — Ladakh and Jammu and Kashmir — on August 5 last year.
Sinha, who was elected to Lok Sabha in 1999 and 2014, was front runner for the post of Uttar Pradesh chief minister after the party walked away with 265 seats in the 403-member assembly
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Rahul Gandhi Calls for Immediate Release of Kashmiri Soz

(New Delhi)Rahul Gandhi Calls for Immediate Release of Kashmiri Soz
Govt Says Saifuddin Soz is Not Detained But Rahul Demands Immediate Release
Rahul Gandhi on Thursday Tweeted “illegal” detention of political leaders damages the fabric of the country.
Whereas Soz has alleged that he has been detained in his house since August 5 last year, when the Centre revoked the special status of Jammu and Kashmir.
On Wednesday, the Supreme Court took on record the Jammu and Kashmir administration’s statement that former Union minister Soz was never placed under detention and disposed of his wife’s plea seeking his release.

Junior Abdullah Also Released after 8 Months of Detention

(Srinagar,J&K)Junior Abdullah Also Released after 8 Months of Detention
Former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister & Son of Ex CM Farooq Abdullah , Omar Abdullah was released on Tuesday after nearly eight months of detention.
Abdullah, who turned 50 on March 10, had spent 232 days in custody since the government announced abrogation of the special status of the erstwhile state on August 5 last year.
The National Conference leader was initially detained under preventive custody and later slapped with the PSA on February 5.

J&K Rested Control of 2.5 Acre Land in Pb’s Amritsar

(Jammu) J&K Rested Control of 2.5 Acre Land in Pb’s Amritsar
The Jammu and Kashmir administration has wrested control of a prized piece of land in Punjab’s Amritsar city which was under illegal occupation for nearly 56 years, an official spokesman said on Wednesday.
The Resident Commission of the Jammu and Kashmir government took over the possession of 20 kanals (2.5 acre) of land, situated at Daim Gunj, Dhapai Road, Amritsar, on Monday, the spokesman said.
Land had been under illegal occupation since 1964.
A decree in the case was instituted in 2006 by Jammu and Kashmir government but the execution petition was initiated in 2017 only which was fast-tracked and followed vigorously during the last one and a half years,

Farooq Abdullah’s Detention Extended by 3 Months

(Srinagar) The detention of Farooq Abdullah, extended by three months
The case of Abdullah, also a five-term parliamentarian, was reviewed by the advisory board of the Home Department of the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir which recommended extension of his detention under the PSA
His house, located at Gupkar Road, has been declared a sub-jail by the union territory’s Home Department.
Eighty-two-year-old Abdullah, who became the first chief minister against whom the stringent public safety law was invoked, has a heart pacemaker implanted and had undergone a kidney transplant a few years ago.
Abdullah was among a host of leaders and activists who were detained on August 5 when the centre abrogated Article 370 and divided the state into two union territories — Ladakh, and Jammu and Kashmir.
Besides Abdullah, his son and former chief minister Omar and ex-CM Mehbooba Mufti, several other leaders have also been under detention since August 5.