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New Delhi: A united opposition on Wednesday disrupted proceedings in the Rajya Sabha protesting against controversial comments reportedly made by Union minister Anant Kumar Hegde on changing the Constitution. Congress, Samajwadi Party and Bahujan Samaj Party members trooped into the Well of the House shouting slogans seeking removal of...
In a major political development, the ruling Peoples Democratic Party in Jammu and Kashmir is believed to have decided to drop Finance Minister Haseeb Drabu from the cabinet of Mehbooba Mufti on a remark on the nature of Kashmir issue attributed to him. Reliable sources told The Dispatch that the...
Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh will commission the maiden anti-naxal 'Bastariya' battalion of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) in Raipur on Monday. Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh will commission the maiden anti-naxal 'Bastariya' battalion of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) in Raipur on Monday. Mr Singh reached the Ambikapur-based...
Urges for preserving State's historic buildings   SRINAGAR: Minister for Food Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs (FCS&CA), Chowdhary Zulfkar Ali today inspected the ongoing renovation work of the main building of the Department at Shaheed Gung here. During the inspection, the Minister was informed that the renovation work undertaken by J&K Housing...
Supreme Court has asked Election Commission to file a reply within two weeks on a plea seeking direction for common electoral rolls for Parliament, Assembly and local body polls to save public money and manpower. A bench comprising Chief Justice Dipak Misra, and Justices AM Khanwilkar and DY Chandrachud, listed...
Public Works Department (PWD) undertook the work of construction of Rs 14 Crore Mini Secretariat Complex in Mendhar in 2011 but after almost six years the complex yet has to see the dawn courtesy snail's pace of work. Locals lamented that despite lapse of six years, the complex has...
The BJP-PDP government in Jammu and Kashmir will undertake a Cabinet reshuffle today, inducting some new faces. Governor NN Vohra will administer the oath of office and secrecy to the new Ministers in Jammu at noon. Ahead of the reshuffle, Deputy Chief Minister Nirmal Singh resigned last night to pave...
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BY: SHABIR KHAN Family members of Umar Qayoom hold a protest in press enclave Srinagar on human rights day  , A teenager who was allegedly beaten to death by around half a dozen policemen and CRPF men in 2010 at Soura main market. The teenage boy had suffered internal bleeding which...
NEW DELHI/JAMMU: The Narendra Modi Government at the Centre has told the Parliament, currently in session, that it was not considering any move to abolish Article 370, granting special status to Jammu and Kashmir, and Article 35A dealing with the issue of citizenship in the state. Modi government's clear statement...