NC delegation urges Governor to withdraw J&K recruit policy

The National Conference on Friday urged J&K Governor NN Vohra to prevail upon the PDP-BJP government for withdrawing the state's new recruitment policy.

Two BJP Ministers of State elevated to Cabinet rank in Mufti govt
Two BJP Ministers of State elevated to Cabinet rank in Mufti govt

Amid criticism, two Ministers of State in Mufti Mohmmad Sayeed government were elevated to the rank of Cabinet ministers on Friday.

Will support talks if it resolve Kashmir issue as per people's wishes: Geelani

Hardline Hurriyat Conference chairman Syed Ali Shah Geelani said on Friday said his amalgam would only support a dialogue process aimed at resolving Kashmir issue in accordance with the wishes and aspirations of the people of the state.

Govt focus on restoring livelihood, rebuilding economy: J&K Governor

The PDP-BJP coalition government would focus on restoration of livelihood and rebuilding of the economy of the state that suffered in the wake of the devastating floods of September 2014, Jammu and Kashmir Governor N N Vohra on Wednesday said.

J&K Governor's address disappointing: CPI(M)

CPI(M) on Wednesday alleged that Jammu and Kashmir Governor NN Vohra's address to the Assembly was "clueless on vital issues" and had no mention of restoration of Article 370 to its original form and withdrawal of APSPA.

Centre to take final call on AFSPA: J&K Governor

J&K Governor NN Vohra Wednesday noted that the final decision on the continuation of Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) in the state would be taken by the central government.

J&K govt to initiate dialogue with all stakeholders in state: Governor

The Jammu and Kashmir government would initiate a "meaningful dialogue" with all internal stakeholders, including all the political groups, irrespective of their ideological views and predilections, Governor N N Vohra said.

Masarat Alam's release: J&K Home department letter stokes fresh row

A letter written by Jammu and Kashmir Home department to District Magistrate of Jammu has stoked a fresh controversy over the release of hardline separatist Masarat Alam as it now claims that order for his release was sent in February this year when Governor N N Vohra was in charge of affairs of the state.

PM Modi, J&K Guv attend wedding reception of Jitendra Singh's son

Prime Minister on Sunday night attended a wedding reception of his ministerial colleague Jitendra Singh's son.

Mufti govt's first budget session to begin from March 18

Jammu and Kashmir Governor NN Vohra on Wednesday announced that the first budget session of PDP-BJP government led by Mufti Mohmmad Sayeed would commence from March 18.

Governor's rule ends in J&K

Jammu and Kashmir Governor NN Vohra on Sunday revoked Governor's rule in the state, following the swearing in of the Mufti Mohammed Sayeed government.

BJP-PDP alliance to work for stable govt: Nirmal Singh

Newly sworn-in Jammu and Kashmir Deputy Chief Minister Nirmal Singh on Sunday said that the alliance between the Bharatiya Janata Party and the People's Democratic Party would work towards a stable government in the state.

Mufti elected PDP legislature party leader, stakes claim to form govt

Peoples Democratic Party chief Mufti Mohammad Sayeed was on Friday elected the leader of the PDP's legislature party, paving way for him to become chief minister of Jammu and Kashmir.

BJP MLAs submit letter to J&K Governor pledging support to PDP

Elected legislatives of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) met Jammu and Kashmir Governor N N Vohra on Friday and submitted a letter with regards to their party extending its support to the People`s Democratic Party (PDP) in the state assembly.

Various delegations discuss issues with J&K Governor

Several delegations from across Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday held meetings with state Governor NN Vohra and apprised him of the problems being faced by the people in their areas.

NN Vohra, Tarigami, Soz express grief over Shiekh Nazir's demise

Jammu and Kashmir Governor NN Vohra on Tuesday expressed grief over the demise of Sheikh Nazir, the former general secretary of National Conference and uncle of former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah.

Over 140 test positive for swine flu in J&K

Nineteen more persons have tested positive for swine flu in Kashmir, taking the total number of positive cases to 143 in the state, officials said.

J&K may opt for Vote-on-Account

With the approaching of budget session in Jammu and Kashmir, Governor NN Vohra has asked the Principal Secretary (Planning) to prepare for an interim budget in the event of further delay in government formation.

Amid speculation on govt formation, Jitendra meets J&K Guv

Amid speculation on formation of a government in Jammu and Kashmir, Union Minister Jitendra Singh on Tuesday met state Governor NN Vohra, though he said the meeting was aimed at discussing administration-related issues.

J&K Governor seeks report on youths' killing

Jammu and Kashmir Governor NN Vohra on Saturday sought a detailed report on the recent death of two youths in separate incidents at Palhallan and Trehgam in the valley.