The Chief Election Commissioner VS Sampath said on Saturday that a final decision over the dates of the Assembly Elections in Jammu and Kashmir will be taken only after holding a further round of consultations at the national capital.
An organisation of displaced persons of Pakistan occupied Kashmir (PoK) on Friday lauded and thanked Jammu and Kashmir government for approving a Rs 9000 crore financial package for the settlement of the refugee families.
Jammu and Kashmir government has approved Rs 71 crore for cases pertaining to total collapse of houses in the recent devastating floods in Kashmir Division and 80 percent of the amount has been disbursed to the affected families.
In what can be termed as alarming situation, Islamic State flag has been unfurled thrice in Jammu and Kashmir's capital city Srinagar, revealed Lieutenant General Subrata Saha, General Officer Commanding, Chinar Corps on Wednesday.
Amid reports that the Election Commission may hold assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir on time despite the widespread damage to life and property caused by the recent floods, state Chief Minister Omar Abdullah today said the situation was not conducive for polling and warned that there will be "zero percentage turnout" in capital city Srinagar.
The Jammu and Kashmir government on Saturday directed the Revenue Department to submit a comprehensive proposal for providing land at safer places for the people affected due to cross-border firing in the state.