Mehbooba wins Anantnag by-election by 11,500 votes: Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Saturday won the Anantnag by-election comfortably, defeating her nearest rival of the Congress by over 12,000 votes, even as the opposition cried foul and described her victory as the “murder of democracy”. This is double the margin by which late J&K CM Mufti Mohammad Sayeed won. More Details here.
Eight CRPF men die in Kashmir highway ambush, two militants killed: Eight Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) troopers were killed and another 22 injured on Saturday after militants ambushed a CRPF convoy on the Srinagar-Jammu national highway in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama district, police said.
Ban imposed on transportation of bovine in Samba district: District Magistrate, Samba in exercise of the powers vested under Section 144 Cr, P.C. has imposed ban on transportation of Bovine from the district.
Power shut down: To carry out the work of PCC Pole erection and installation of HT/LT cable by M/s IRCON International Ltd under R-APDRP project, power supply will remain affected in these areas of Jammu and Srinagar
150 schemes worth Rs 2134 cr sanctioned under CRF: Ab Haq: Minister for Rural Development, Panchayati Raj, Law and Justice Abdul Haq today informed the House that 150 schemes under Central Road Fund (CRF) have been sanctioned at the cost of Rs. 2134.13 crore so far. Click here for complete details.
House passes cluster Universities Bill: Minister of Education, Mr Naeem Akhtar, today said the State Government has granted total financial autonomy to the universities in Jammu and Kashmir to let them independently evolve into centres of excellence. More Details here.
Chief Minister flags off maiden Ladies Special bus service in Jammu: Chief Minister, Ms Mehbooba Mufti Saturday flagged-off all women special bus service in Jammu. The ladies special bus service is being run by Jammu and Kashmir State Road Transport Corporation (SRTC). Route of this special bus can be viewed here.
House adopts six motions moved by Govt.: Minister for Rural Development, Panchayati Raj and Law & Justice Mr. Abdul Haq on behalf of Minister for Parliamentary Affairs, Mr Abdul Rahman Veeri today moved six Motions for elections to different committees of the House. Click here to read all six.
Public asked to avoid going near Chenab on June 26, 27: Authorities of Salal Power Station Jyotipuram, Reasi has asked the people of the area not to venture near Chenab river on June 26 and 27 in view of periodical slit flushing from the reservoir. Residents of these areas are advised to be cautious.
Prof Mattoo meets several deputations, highlights Mufti Sayeed’s contribution to JK’s development: The advisor to the chief minister, Prof Amitabh Mattoo today met several deputations from different parts of the state and reaffirmed the following