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Omar faces criticism from allies, opposition alike


March 26th, 2012 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, March 26 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir's ruling alliance has once again come under the scanner with Congress leader and union Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad lashing out at ... Read more...

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Kashmir Congress works at unity to seek portfolios


February 17th, 2012 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Feb 17 (IANS) The faction-ridden Congress in Jammu and Kashmir is planning to put up a united face to demand the return of two portfolios from its ally and ... Read more...

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National Conference, Congress hold co-ordination meet


January 7th, 2012 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Jan 7 (IANS) The National Conference (NC) and the Congress -- Jammu and Kashmir's ruling coalition partners -- held a co-ordination committee meeting here Saturday which underlined the ... Read more...

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NC-Congress coordination panel to meet Saturday


January 6th, 2012 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Jan 6 (IANS) The coordination committee of Jammu and Kashmir's ruling National Conference (NC) and Congress will meet here Saturday "to hammer out difference and avoid further ... Read more...

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Congress seeks inquiry in Baramulla firing


January 2nd, 2012 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Jan 2 (IANS) The Congress' Jammu and Kashmir unit Monday asked the Omar Abdullah government to institute an inquiry into an incident of firing by Central Industrial Security Force ... Read more...

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Farooq angry over talk of chief minister’s rotation


December 27th, 2011 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Dec 27 (IANS) Union New and Renewable Energy Minister Farooq Abdullah has conveyed his anger over the repeated talk of rotating the Jammu and Kashmir chief ministership between the ... Read more...

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My word on rotation of chief minister final: Soz


December 25th, 2011 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Dec 25 (IANS) Seeking to end the clamour within his party about the rotation of the Jammu and Kashmir chief minister's post, state Congress chief Saifuddin Soz Sunday asserted ... Read more...

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Congress steps up campaign for rotational chief minister


December 25th, 2011 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Dec 25 (IANS) Congress, the ruling alliance partner of National Conference in Jammu and Kashmir, has stepped up its campaign for rotational chief ministership, seeking its own party leader ... Read more...

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Rent Wakf property at market rates: Parliamentary panel


December 16th, 2011 - 11:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 16 (IANS) A parliamentary panel Friday recommended amendments in the Wakf board bill to stop any sale, mortgage or transfer of Wakf properties across the country, and ... Read more...

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Congress, NC war of words hots up in Kashmir


November 1st, 2011 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Nov 1 (IANS) The war of words between Jammu and Kashmir's ruling alliance partners exacerbated Tuesday with the Congress hitting out at a National Conference leader's claim that infighting ... Read more...

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Omar government telling lies, claims Mehbooba


October 29th, 2011 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Oct 29 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir's Peoples Democratic Party Saturday accused the Omar Abdullah government of lying about collection of water tax revenue from the National Hydroelectric Projects ... Read more...

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Congress lambasts Omar for acting in ‘arbitrary manner’


October 27th, 2011 - 11:40 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Oct 27 (IANS) The Congress Thursday attacked Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah for behaving in an "arbitrary manner" and not consulting the party, which is its alliance ... Read more...

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Malhotra recommended for post of Kashmir council acting chairman


October 15th, 2011 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Oct 15 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Governor N.N. Vohra is likely to appoint Amrit Malhotra, a senior Congress leader and staunch loyalist of Pradesh Congress Committee Chief Saif-ud-Din Soz, ... Read more...

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Congress factions may reconcile in Jammu and Kashmir


August 16th, 2011 - 11:36 am ICT by IANS
Jammu, Aug 16 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir's Congress unit is finally set to end its internecine war.The two factions led by central Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad and state ... Read more...

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Kashmir to appoint accountability panel members soon


July 22nd, 2011 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, July 22 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir government will soon appoint the chairman and two members of the state accountability commission, officials said Friday.The appointments can be made by ... Read more...

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Unease in Kashmir coalition ahead of meet


July 21st, 2011 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, July 21 (IANS) Relations between Jammu and Kashmir's ruling coalition partners, the Congress and National Conference, are tense ahead of a coordination committee meeting in Srinagar Friday, sources in ... Read more...

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Sachar committee member demands creation of Indian Waqf Service


July 11th, 2011 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) A member of the Sachar Committee has demanded creation of the Indian Wakf Service (IWS), as recommended by the committee to look after Wakf properties ... Read more...

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National Conference flays Congress leader’s remarks


June 15th, 2011 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 15 (IANS) The ruling National Conference (NC) in Jammu and Kashmir Wednesday castigated senior Congress leader Makhan Lal Fotedar for his remarks on the accession of the state ... Read more...

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Factionalism in Kashmir Congress as Sonia visits


May 23rd, 2011 - 12:28 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, May 23 (IANS) After going into a huddle overnight in separate places, two rival factions of the Congress, the junior partner in Jammu and Kashmir's ruling coalition, ... Read more...

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Congress wants Kashmir solution to suit all three regions


May 21st, 2011 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, May 21 (IANS) The Congress Saturday said Jammu and Kashmir separatists should join other parties in talks with New Delhi to find a solution that respects the aspirations of ... Read more...

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Kashmir Congress elated as panchayat candidates win


May 18th, 2011 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, May 18 (IANS) With candidates backed by it registering major wins in the Jammu and Kashmir panchayat elections, an elated Congress says it's a sign of the party's ... Read more...

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BJP activists baton charged in Lucknow


April 29th, 2011 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 29 (IANS) Several Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) activists were assaulted with batons and detained here Friday after they clashed with police during demonstrations against the Congress ... Read more...

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Joshi walks out of PAC meet, ‘chief’ Soz rejects 2G report (Second Lead)


April 28th, 2011 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) A meeting of parliament's Public Accounts Committee (PAC) meeting turned ugly Thursday with panel chief Murli Manohar Joshi walking out in anger and members ... Read more...

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High voting in Kashmir polls victory of peace: Soz


April 24th, 2011 - 10:46 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, April 24 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir unit of the Congress Sunday declared that the high percentage of polling in the intial phases of the panchayat elections in the ... Read more...

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Omar denies taking bribe for trust vote in 2008


March 18th, 2011 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, March 18 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Friday denied having been offered any bribe during the parliamentary trust vote in July 2008.Omar, then member of ... Read more...

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Opposition pulls up Govt. over WikiLeaks disclosures


March 15th, 2011 - 6:39 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 15 (ANI): The Rajya Sabha on Tuesday witnessed heated arguments as the Opposition sought clarification from the government on a series of disclosures made by the whistleblower website ... Read more...

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Stalemate over Kashmir legislative council secretary


February 28th, 2011 - 12:36 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Feb 28 (IANS) The appointment of a secretary to the Jammu and Kashmir legislative council - the upper house of the state legislature - has been tossed to Raj Bhavan, with ... Read more...

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Congress leaders will be kept in loop on Kashmir roadmap, assures Chidambaram (Lead)


February 3rd, 2011 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Feb 3 (IANS) Home Minister P. Chidambaram Thursday assured Congress leaders in Jammu and Kashmir that they will kept on board on any roadmap for Jammu and Kashmir that may ... Read more...

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Chidambaram arrives in Jammu


February 3rd, 2011 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Feb 3 (IANS) Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram arrived here Thursday to take stock of the security situation and political developments in Jammu and Kashmir.Chidambaram will review the security situation ... Read more...

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Chidambaram to visit Jammu and Kashmir Feb 3


January 30th, 2011 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Jan 30 (IANS) Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram will visit Jammu and Kashmir Feb 3 to review the security situation and also to take stock of the political developments in ... Read more...

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National Conference not keen for district councils in Kashmir


January 29th, 2011 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Jan 29 (IANS) The ruling National Conference has decided not to incorporate Indian constitutional amendments in Jammu and Kashmir's panchayati raj laws to set up zila parishads or district councils and ... Read more...

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Congress distances itself from rotational chief minister idea


January 6th, 2011 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Jan 6 (IANS) A day after Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah said he would not vacate his post for the Congress after he completes three years in office, the ... Read more...

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Kashmir coordination panel meets


December 16th, 2010 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Dec 16 (IANS) The much-hyped National Conference-Congress coordination committee met here Thursday for less than 45 minutes, without discussing the contentious issues bothering the coalition.It was the first such meeting after ... Read more...

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For ‘azadi’ remarks, Congress puts minister on notice


December 11th, 2010 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Dec 11 (IANS) The Congress is reported to have issued a show cause notice to Jammu and Kashmir Health Minister Sham Lal Sharma who stirred up a controversy with his remarks ... Read more...

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Omar hints at action against minister for ‘azadi’ remarks


December 8th, 2010 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Dec 8 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Wednesday hinted at action against the state Health Minister Sham Lal Sharma for his remarks supporting independence for Kashmir and full ... Read more...

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