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Jammu and Kashmir floods

Traders call shutdown in J&K demanding relief for last year's floods

Marking the anniversary of the devastating Jammu and Kashmir floods, traders here called for a shutdown on Monday demanding relief for last year's flood victims.

Sep 07, 2015, 10:06 AM IST

Sanction adequate flood relief package for J&K: Parliament panel

 Almost a year after devastating floods, a parliamentary panel has urged the Centre to sanction adequate relief package for Jammu and Kashmir apart from revising compensation amount for damaged houses and processing a detailed report to conserve Dal Lake "expeditiously".

Jul 23, 2015, 20:43 PM IST

Mufti should dispel rumours of fresh floods in Jammu and Kashmir: Omar Abdullah

National Conference leader Omar Abdullah on Sunday asked Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed to reassure the people about the factual position and dismiss the rumours of fresh floods in the valley.

Mar 29, 2015, 19:23 PM IST

2.54 lakh private structure damaged in J&K floods

The Jammu and Kashmir government has said that around 2.54 lakh private structures and more than Rs 6500 crore public infrastructures were damaged during the floods last year.

Feb 03, 2015, 14:29 PM IST

Centre asks Jammu and Kashmir to submit detailed proposal for relief package

The Union Home Secretary has informed Jammu and Kashmir Governor NN Vohra that the state government should prepare a detailed sector-wise proposal and submit it to the Centre so that the 44,000-crore flood relief and rehabilitation package could be released.

Jan 24, 2015, 18:47 PM IST

CPI(M) urges Governor to depute expert team to study Jammu and Kashmir floods

CPI(M) on Thursday asked Jammu and Kashmir Governor N N Vohra to depute a team of experts to study the causes of the devastating floods in the state so as to come out with a prevention strategy.

Jan 15, 2015, 22:39 PM IST

No forewarning of recent J&K floods: Omar

Brushing aside the criticism by the Parliamentary panel for not taking sufficient measures on the forewarning about "more than normal" heavy showers, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Monday said there was no forewarning of the recent floods in the state.

Dec 22, 2014, 21:23 PM IST

J&K's flood relief demand to be referred to committee: Govt

The Jammu and Kashmir government's demand for a Rs 42000 crore package to deal with the situation created by the recent floods will be referred to an appropriate committee which deals with such issues, government told the Lok Sabha on Monday.

Dec 09, 2014, 00:22 AM IST

Four polling stations in flood-hit J&K relocated

The Election Commission of India (ECI) on Thursday ordered relocation of four polling stations, which were damaged by the recent floods, to new locations in Bandipora district of north Kashmir.

Nov 13, 2014, 23:29 PM IST

'Sharp decline in Kashmir tourism business post-flood disaster'

Jammu: The Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India has said Kashmir?s tourism industry which has been badly hit by calamity has registered a steep fall of 55 per cent in business.

Nov 10, 2014, 15:44 PM IST

SC favours relaxation in model code of conduct in J&K

The Supreme Court on Friday favoured relaxation of model code of conduct in poll-bound Jammu and Kashmir to remove any hindrance in government's relief and rehabilitation work following devastation by floods recently.

Oct 31, 2014, 19:01 PM IST

BJP MP dubs Congress minister's resignation a 'political drama'

Terming as "political drama" the resignation of Congress minister Sham Lal Sharma, Jammu and Kashmir BJP chief on Monday said Congress has lost its ground in the state.

Oct 27, 2014, 21:15 PM IST

Declare flood in J&K a national calamity: CPI(M)

Terming the Centre's flood relief package to Jammu and Kashmir as "insufficient", CPI(M) on Monday asked the government to declare the devastation a 'national calamity' and come out with a more comprehensive package for the people there.

Oct 27, 2014, 21:14 PM IST

We will put our best foot forward in J&K assembly elections: Omar

Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah, who had reservations against the holding of assembly polls in the state soon, on Saturday said there was no question of not contesting the elections and "we will put our best foot forward."

Oct 25, 2014, 23:53 PM IST

99 polling stations to be relocated in wake of floods: J&K CEO

Jammu and Kashmir Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) Umang Narulla on Saturday said 99 polling stations need to be relocated in the wake of last month's devastating floods for the smooth conduct of assembly elections in the state.

Oct 25, 2014, 23:52 PM IST

J&K elections not opportune time to decide party's future action: National Conference

National Conference on Saturday said it was not an opportune time for the elections in Jammu and Kashmir as the state was reeling under the aftermaths of the devastating floods and decided to hold deliberations to work on the future course of action for the party.

Oct 25, 2014, 22:28 PM IST

EC announces five-phased polls in J&K, Jharkhand; counting on December 23

The Election Commission on Saturday announced five-phased assembly elections to be held in Jammu and Kashmir and Jharkhand, beginning from November 25 and ending December 20.

Oct 25, 2014, 18:05 PM IST

NCP praises PM for celebrating Diwali with flood-hit people

Nationalist Congress party (NCP) on Friday praised Prime Minister Narendra Modi for celebrating Diwali with the flood-hit people of Jammu and Kashmir.

Oct 24, 2014, 17:39 PM IST

Congress leaders did not meet PM as they are not concerned about people: BJP

Lambasting Kashmir Congress leaders for not meeting the Prime Minister during his visit to Srinagar on Diwali, BJP on Friday alleged that the party is not concerned about the people otherwise its leaders would have called on Narendra Modi to discuss the situation after floods.

Oct 24, 2014, 16:56 PM IST

Congress leaders did not meet PM as they are not concerned about people: BJP

Lambasting Kashmir Congress leaders for not meeting the Prime Minister during his visit to Srinagar on Diwali, BJP on Friday alleged that the party is not concerned about the people otherwise its leaders would have called on Narendra Modi to discuss the situation after floods.

Oct 24, 2014, 16:56 PM IST