Articles tagged under: Jammnu and Kashmir

Gujarat cadre IAS officer GC Murmu appointed first Lieutenant Governor of Jammu & Kashmir

October 25, 2019
Gujarat cadre IAS officer GC Murmu appointed first Lieutenant Governor of Jammu & Kashmir

New Delhi: The President of India has appointed Gujarat cadre IAS Girish Chandra Murmu as the first Lieutenant Governor of union territory Jammu & Kashmir. Known as Prime Minister Narendra Modi's man, GC Murmu is presently serving as Additional Secretary, Financial Services in Finance department of Government of India. Murmu is 1985 batch Gujarat cadre officer. He served as Principal Secretary to Chief Minister in Anandiben Patel government and also under then Chief Minister Narendra Mod...Read More

Recommended watch: HM Amit Shah speaks on Kashmir in Lok Sabha

June 28, 2019

New Delhi: The Lok Sabha on Friday approved a statutory resolution extending President's Rule in Jammu and Kashmir for a period of six months. The House also passed the Jammu and Kashmir Reservation (Amendment) Bill, 2019. The resolution and the Bill were passed after an intense and long debate lasting for about three hours and a nearly an hour-long spirited reply by Union Home Minister Amit Shah who appealed to the members to rise above party affiliations and political leanings to pass ...Read More

Seven states including J&K, Bihar and Haryana get new Governors

August 21, 2018
Seven states including J&K, Bihar and Haryana get new Governors

New Delhi: Bihar Governor Satya Pal Malik has been transferred to Jammu and Kashmir and he will replace N N Vohra, according to a Rashtrapati Bhavan communique today. Senior BJP leader Lal Ji Tandon has been appointed as the Governor of Bihar replacing Malik, and Satyadev Narayan Arya will be the new Governor of Haryana, it said. Baby Rani Maurya will be the new Governor of Uttarakhand, it said. Kaptan Singh Solanki, the Governor of Haryana, has been transferred to Tripura. Tripura ...Read More

Those killed in terror Attack in J&K might be natives of Gujarat: Relief Commissioner Shah

July 10, 2017
Those killed in terror Attack in J&K might be natives of Gujarat: Relief Commissioner Shah

Gandhinagar: The around half a dozen Amarnath pilgrims killed in terror attack in Anantnag district of South Kashmir tonight might be natives of Gujarat, Relief Commissioner Ajay Shah said. He said that as per primary information received the vehicle in which the pilgrims were killed was carrying pilgrims from Gujarat but it was not yet sure whether they all belonged to Gujarat or not. 'We are in touch with the authorities there in Kashmir where the identity of those killed has n...Read More

You fight a dirty war with innovations: Army Chief

May 29, 2017
You fight a dirty war with innovations: Army Chief

New Delhi: Following are Army Chief General Bipin Rawat's statements in his interview to news agency PTI regarding the situation in Jammu & Kashmir: -This is a proxy war and proxy war is a dirty war. It is played in a dirty way. The rules of engagements are there when the adversary comes face-to-face and fights with you. It is a dirty war... That is where innovation comes in. You fight a dirty war with innovations. -People are throwing stones at us, people are throwing petrol bombs a...Read More

Top Hizbul commander among ten gunned down by Army in Kashmir

May 27, 2017
Top Hizbul commander among ten gunned down by Army in Kashmir

New Delhi: Indian Army has killed two terrorists in Soyimuh area of Tral belt of Southern Kashmir including top Hizbul commander Sabzar Bhat who had recently succeeded Zakir Musa and earlier succeeded Burhan Vani. Another terrorist killed is identified as Faizan Ahmed who had recently joined Hizbul Mujahiddin. Third terrorist was firing from hideout in a house. The terrorists were trapped by Rashtriya Rifles of Indian Army last night. Tral is home town of Burhan Vani who was eliminated by the Ar...Read More

Braving unrest, Pandits perform Gangbal yatra in Kashmir

September 12, 2016
Braving unrest, Pandits perform Gangbal yatra in Kashmir

Jammu:Amid the unrest in the Valley, Kashmiri Pandits undertook the annual pilgrimage to the Harmukh Gangbal lake shrine in central Kashmir's Ganderbal district and prayed for peace. Led by General Secretary of Harmukh Gangbal Trust, Vinod Pandit, a group of Kashmiri Pandits performed religious rituals at the shrine on Ganga Ashtami, Mahashradha for the departed souls of community and the culmination of Vedic Mahayagya. "This was the 8th annual Gangbal yatra which we revived in 2009 after ...Read More

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