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After mass transfer, 'suspension scam' in Kishtwar police surfaces
8/11/2018 11:23:23 PM
Asif Iqbal Naik Early Times Report Srinagar, Aug 11: After the mass scale transfers issued by the outgoing Superintendent Police Kishtwar Abrar Chowdhary, another scandal of mass scale suspension of police personnel in Kishtwar has surfaced during the short tenure of Chowdhary. Sources told Early Times that Chowdhary, in a well coordinated manner, suspended around 100 cops and later entrusted the enquiries to few designated officials who later reinstated them following alleged deals. The matter was also reported by various intelligence agencies working in Kishtwar to the government, but due to political patronage from a former minister in the then PDP-BJP government, the accused officer and his close confidants managed to continue in the district. However, after the imposition of the Governor's Rule, action was initiated against the erring officer following reports from various quarters. Speaking to Early Times some of the aggrieved police personnel said that they were forced into submission for none of their faults. They said they were harassed and threatened, and called upo...
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Mehbooba's tweeter handlers again create embarrassment for ex CM
8/11/2018 11:23:15 PM
Early Times Report JAMMU, Aug 11: Ill-informed and over enthusiastic handlers of the tweeter account of former chief minister Mehbooba Mufti today created embarrassment for PDP president for a tweet in which she has hailed two BJP legislators for supporting Article 35A. Instead of verifying the fact that Rajesh Gupta, who had supported Article 35-A was not BJP MLA, Mehbooba's tweeter handlers mentioned his name in a tweet which is attributed to former chief minister. Stunned over falsely dragging party MLA Rajesh Gupta's name in the group that supports Article 35 A, BJP today announced to file defamation case against Mehbooba Mufti in this case. In a press conference called this eveni...
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Fear of further rebellion, Madhav's visit unnerve PDP
14 MLAs call on Sajjad Lone, hold secret meeting
8/11/2018 11:23:07 PM
Early Times Report JAMMU, Aug 11: Amid fears of a further rebellion, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is unnerved after Bharatiya Janta Party(BJP)'s senior leader and point man on Kashmir Ram Madhav visited Kashmir. On August 8, Madhav made a surprise visit to Kashmir, to hold secret talks with some senior leaders, especially separatist-turned-mainstream leader Sajjad Gani Lone, who is seen among the key aspirants for the chair of Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir as a part of the new and prospective alliance with BJP. Soon after Madhav held talks with Sajjad, the rebel faction of the PDP, headed by Imran Reza Ansari threw up another surprise. While till now Imran was seen enjoying ...
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Baba Ramdev also takes the plunge, demands expulsion of Rohingyas and Bangladeshis
'We don't want more Kashmirs'
8/11/2018 11:22:52 PM
Early Times Report JAMMU, Aug 11: The demand for deportation of illegal Rohingya and Bangladeshi immigrants today gained momentum, when Yoga Guru and business tycoon Baba Ramdev demanded deportation of Rohingyas and Bangladeshis from India, saying, if not deported, India would face Kashmir-like problems in many other areas of the country and this would not be in the national interest. "Whether they are Bangladeshis, Pakistanis, Rohingyas or even Americans, illegal immigrants pose a high threat to India's security and thus they all must be deported. We are not able to handle one Kashmir and if Rohingyas are allowed to stay, they will make 10 more Kashmir-like problems for us," Baba Ramdev ...
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Dir adamant: Forest guards must don police uniform
Com Sec says approval not given, Dir says not needed
8/11/2018 11:06:15 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Aug 11: The Director of Forest Protection Force (FPF) has been adamant to make Forest guards look like police personnel by changing their uniform, hence making them vulnerable to militant attacks. Despite the fact that Commissioner Secretary of Forest had said he hadn't given approval for any change of uniform, the FPF Director said that he was competent to take decision and there was no requirement of any approval from the Commissioner Secretary. Early Times had carried a report on August 11 titled, Change of uniform makes FPF guards soft target of militants, detailing about the apprehension of FPF guards regarding the threat perception to their life follow...
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Budgam, Baramulla residents allege bungling
NRSS Transmission line under scanner?
8/11/2018 11:05:14 PM
Early Times Report Srinagar, Aug 11: Residents of Budgam and Barmulla districts whose land has been "illegally" acquired by erecting towers and laying new transmission lines under Northern Region Strengthening Scheme (NRSS-29) are alleging that the company M/S Unitech Power and M/S Sterlite are involved in bungling and illegal practice. The farmers allege that majority of the affected farmers are not paid compensation at all while as their land has been turned useless whose commercial and value is at stake now. Details available with Early Times reveal that work on Jallandhar Samba Amargarh power transmission line also called Northern Region Strengthening Scheme (NRSS-29) is going on a...
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Disgruntled MLA warns party against tinkering with Article 35A
Hold BJP responsible if terror spreads to Jammu':
8/11/2018 11:05:06 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Aug 11: A Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) legislator said on Saturday that his party was raising the issue of Article 35A with an eye on 2019 Lok Sabha polls, but the people of Jammu and Kashmir will not let it be abrogated. Gagan Bhagat, the BJP MLA from R S Pura assembly constituency, while snubbing his party for seeking the abrogation of Article 35A, praised the people of the Kashmir Valley for what he called "fighting a battle in support of the Article". "The BJP government at the Centre is raking up the issue with an eye on 2019 Lok Sabha polls. People of Jammu would be the worst sufferers if the article is revoked. There will be no jobs in Jammu. All the pe...
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But Kashmir is not State of J&K
'Good Friday solution'
8/11/2018 11:04:56 PM
Early Times Report JAMMU, Aug 11: A think-tank Juggi Bhasin has come out in support of NC president Farooq Abdullah and his son and party vice-president Omar Abdullah. He has said that Ireland solution could be replicated in Kashmir to resolve the conflict. He asserted that that if the "Good Friday Agreement", brokered 25 years ago, could end the centuries old conflict between London and Ireland, why can't a similar agreement be thought about to end the 70-year-old conflict in Kashmir. "If the Irish could achieve peace what bedevils Kashmir", he asked, and claimed that the "similarities between the conflict in Northern Ireland and Kashmir are surprisingly but real". At the same time, Jug...
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Police use force, stop employees of urban local bodies department to march towards Raj Bhawan
8/11/2018 11:04:47 PM
Jehangir Rashid Early Times Report SRINAGAR, Aug 11: Police used force and foiled the protest rally carried out by employees of Urban Local Bodies in support of their demands today. The police action meant that the employees don't move towards the Raj Bhawan here. Reports here said that scores of daily wagers as well as consolidated employees of Urban Local Bodies along with the other employees of the department assembled at Pratap Park here and carried out a protest programme in support of their demands. The protesters raised slogans in support of their demands. The protesters while carrying banners and placards in their hands alleged that the previous state government failed to ...
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BJP drops hint of Govt formation without alliance with PDP
8/11/2018 11:04:10 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Aug 11: Already senior BJP leaders have rubbished Omar Abdullah's fears that the BJP may be framing an alliance with the PDP for the purpose of the Government formation.If it is so how can then the BJP be able to form the Government ? It means that the BJP has plans of forming the Government with the support of the rebel PDP MLAs and those that follow Sajjad Lone. Though he BJP requires the support of 19 MLAs to be able to form the Government but there are only three rebel PDP MLAs.Where will the BJP get the numbers required for the Government formation? Even if the BJP succeeds in the Government formation but its vow to secure scrapping of Article 35-A wi...
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Death of Six year old exposes bankruptcy of Healthcare system
8/11/2018 11:03:58 PM
Early Times Report Udhampur, Aug 11: Death of a six year old child in Udhampur district has brought to the fore the pathetic condition of health services in the state, especially in the peripheral areas. As per eye witness account, a 6 year old child was seriously injured after he fell from the roof top. Family members took him to District Hospital Udhampur, but he succumbed to his injuries on the way. But bankruptcy of the system played a major role in the death of the child identified as Mohit Kumar son Ashok Kumar resident of Sira Mud Latti district Udhampur as he was denied timely treatment at two health institutions of the health department. According to reports, when the child fel...
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High Court stays transfer order issued by CAHO Kishtwar
8/11/2018 11:03:42 PM
Early Times Report Srinagar, Aug 11: The Jammu and Kashmir High Court has stayed the transfer order issued by the I/C Chief Animal Husbandry Officer (CAHO) Kishtwar. As per the details available with "Early Times", the petitioner Liyaqat Hussain son of Ghulam Hussain Resident of Sangrabata Kishtwar, a senior Poultry Assistant stated that the post is a divisional carder and he was simply transferred on the verbal directions of the I/C CAHO to Poultry hatchery with the view to revive the poultry hatchery activities. He further stated that CAHO has no competence or jurisdiction to issue the impugned order, although the same purports to be an order issued on the verbal directions of th...
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Swachh towns in district Ramban, a distant dream
8/11/2018 11:01:49 PM
Early Times Report RAMBAN, Aug 11: Administration is busy in celebrating 20 days of ' Swachh Survekshan Grameen 2018' with much pomp and show but is just an eyewash as the hygiene and sanitation of the towns in this district is not up to the mark. Garbage has choked most of the drains which also affects movement of vehicles. Huge dumps of garbage could be seen in Raju Mohalla, cafeteria parking, Shahidi Chowk and Higher Secondary, Lower Maitra besides other part of the towns. In ...
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LOCAL NEWS
Govt orders transfers, posting of IAS, KAS officers
JKRCEA castigates bureaucracy for obstructing rights of SCs, STs, OBCs
Chhari Mubarak' taken to Shankaracharya temple
AAP urges Governor to take action against Doda attack perpetrators
Vehicles with press stickers harass women in Kupwara
Court denies bail to two in 304 RPC
JK Bank chairman announces cash award for six security guards, driver
Road side dental experts putting lives of people at risk
Will fight for 35 A until death: Farooq Abdullah
HC quashes premature retirement of I/C AEE
DSS launches struggle to 'Save Dogra Heritage'
Symposium on breastfeeding held at ASCOMS
JTC, SKF discuss issues of inmates
DSEJ launches massive plantation drive
Justice should not be delayed at least in Governor's rule: AAP
CRPF came forward to help Jammu man
Kashmir Private hospitals, NHM, SHS sign MoU
Power shut down
Arogya Bharti held Aushadh Prachar Prasar in collaboration with JIAR
Annual Urs Mubharakh celebrated at Hazarat Sai Mera Baksh in Poonch
Red Cross team visits Talwara migrants camp
Health & ICPS departments observed National Deworming Day
Van mahotsava awareness with a difference, month long interactive sessions concluded
BSF organizes blood donation camp
CII meets Samba industrialists
Dir Agriculture reviews implementation of farmers' welfare programmes
Hyundai launches New 2018 CRETA
Campaign on breastfeeding concludes
Advisor Kumar reviews developmental scenario
Gen Secy PBPPWU sacked
Poor BSNL broadband services irks subscribers
JKPSCC to suspend strike till Independence Day
Power shut down
Major bovine smuggling bid foiled by police, 23 bovines rescued
SDSJK alleges Govt failure to curb menace of Dental Quackery
Delegation of Sanskrit Scholars calls on Lal Singh
Neeraj urges Governor for rehabilitation of Rehri, Khokha owners'
J&K Assembly has technically ceased to exist: Harsh
Governor administers oath to new CJ of J&K HC
Medical Camp Organized
JK Bank launches cleanliness drive
JSS Jammu gets 'Favourite School Award'
BLSKS presents Dogri play
JKGB organizes "Digidhan Mission" programme
SSH constitutes Infection Control Committee
PLS organizes felicitation function
Dogra Front demands deportation of Rohingyas
SMIS celebrates World Daughter Day
Call off attachments, submit report by Aug 20: School Education Deptt to CEOs
Govt has resolved 9,866 grievances since imposition of guv rule: Spokesman
Chief Secretary takes stock of Independence Day preparations
Free eye-checkup, diabetes camp inaugurated
Drug peddler held with 5 kg poppy straw
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