Majid Kapra

Out of power, Mehbooba says muscular policy won’t work

Out of power, Mehbooba says muscular policy won’t work

Srinagar, Jun 19: PDP chief and Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti today claimed credit for not letting its coalition partner to tinker with the state’s special status as guaranteed under Article 370, and  having facilitated a unilateral ceasefire during Ramazan and “withdrawal of cases against 11,000 youth”  even as she warned against any […]

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TJAC secretariat march foiled, scores detained

TJAC secretariat march foiled, scores detained

Srinagar, June 13: Scores of Teachers Joint Action Committee (TJAC) leaders including its Chairman, Abdul Qayoom Wani were detained after police foiled their proposed sit-in protest outside Civil Secretariat today. The protest was aimed at impressing upon the state government to address the issues of SSA and RMSA teachers. Led by Abdul Qayoom Wani, dozens […]

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TJAC plans sit-in outside secretariat to press for SSA teachers’ demands

TJAC plans sit-in outside secretariat to press for SSA teachers’ demands

Srinagar, June 12: A peaceful sit-in protest outside Civil Secretariat will be held by Teachers Joint Action Committee (TJAC), an amalgam of various teachers’ unions, tomorrow against government alleged ‘failure’ to fulfill SSA teacher’s demands. “If SSA teachers could receive sixth pay Commission arrears and other benefits from the government including promotions then what makes […]

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‘Suspension of ops’ has provided conducive atmosphere to youth: Mehbooba

‘Suspension of ops’ has provided conducive atmosphere to youth: Mehbooba

Srinagar, Jun 07: Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti today said suspension of security operations by the Centre has provided a conducive atmosphere to the local youth in which they would love to nurture their creativities and display their talent. She said “it has brought an attitudinal change among the youth who now see an opportunity for […]

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PHE laborers protest for pending wages

Srinagar, June 6: Casual laborers of Public Health Engineering (PHE) department today held protest here demanding release of four months pending wages. Chanting slogans against the government for leaving them in dire straits in absence of salary, dozens of casual laborers and ITI workers this afternoon assembled at Press Enclave here and staged demonstrations against […]

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Jamia Madinatul Aloom faces shortage of teachers

Jamia Madinatul Aloom faces shortage of teachers

Bhat says issue being resolved soon

Srinagar, June 5: Three years on, the Jammu and Kashmir Muslim Wakf Board (JKMWB) has allegedly failed to fill the vacant posts of teachers at one of its educational institution, Jamia Madinatul Aloom, Hazratbal resulting in huge academic losses to the students. The institution has been providing both religious and worldly education to almost 60 […]

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Nursing staff holds token strike to press for demands

Srinagar, June 4: Nursing staff at associated hospitals of Government Medical College today held one hour token strike at GMC premises here to protest alleged government ‘apathy’ with regards to their long pending issues. Nurses from Lala Ded Maternity Hospital, SKIMS Medical College Bemina and Dental College under the banner of All Jammu and Kashmir […]

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Mirwaiz welcomes renewed India-Pak truce along borders

Mirwaiz welcomes renewed India-Pak truce along borders

 Srinagar, May 31: Hurriyat-M chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq Thursday welcomed the renewed agreement between India and Pakistan to observe 2003 ceasefire arrangement along the Line of Control (LoC), saying the move will help in restoring peace on the borders. Mirwaiz in a video statement said the people will heave a sigh of relief if India […]

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Police foils Aanganwari workers’ march to Secretariat

Police foils Aanganwari workers’ march to Secretariat

Srinagar, May 30: Chaotic scenes were witnessed at Jehangir Chowk on Wednesday as police besides arresting many Aanganwadi workers used force to foil their proposed Secretariat siege. The protesting Aanganwadi workers and helpers who have been persistently protesting in favor of their demands including enhancement in salary and monthly honorarium had called for Secretariat gherao […]

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Traders observe shutdown in Jamia Masjid area against ‘police high-handedness’

Traders observe shutdown in Jamia Masjid area against ‘police high-handedness’

Srinagar, May 26: Traders and businessmen observed a shutdown today in the old city areas today to protest police high-handedness in and outside the Jamia Masjid yesterday. Jamia Market Traders Federation (JMTF) and Beopar Mandal Maharajgunj had called for complete shutdown and by peaceful protest at Nowhatta Chowk in old city today against what they […]

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