Terming talk of early polls as mere rumours, J&K Chief Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad on Saturday ruled out the possibility of any troop cut from J&K.
Over eighteen years after the first gun rattled in Srinagar, civil liberty is not the sole issue that sends people out on the roads.
With the situation deteriorating on the other side of the Redcliff divide, concern is mounting in Srinagar over the fate of the peace process that has survived many shocks since 2004.
Sharp differences ensured that a consensus elude Jammu & Kashmir chief minister Ghulam Nabi Azad’s weekend all-party meeting.
Omar Abdullah, the president of J&K’s main political party, NC, said Tuesday’s round-table conference indicated the problems that Justice (retd) Sagir Ahmad would have to tackle while finalizing his report.
Prime minister Manmohan Singh on Tuesday linked troop deployment in J&K to level of terrorism, even though a working group suggested review of special laws.
Private and public sector banks are being formally directed to expand their branch network in minority concentrated districts across India, the number of which has now been increased from 44 to 103.
With an aim to improve the performance of its employees, Jammu and Kashmir Bank has announced a new package of incentives and promotion opportunities.
Chief minister Ghulam Nabi Azad on Wednesday said the government would invite Syed Ali Shah Geelani for talks after he recovers.
The US embassy here seems to have washed its hands off from granting ailing Kashmir hawk Syed Ali Shah Geelani a visa for medical treatment.
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