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Jammu and Kashmir Minister dismisses reports of stone-pelting on tourists, calls it 'fake news'

Jammu and Kashmir Minister Naeem Akhtar on Tuesday said media should desist from spreading fake news.

Apr 03, 2018, 23:13 PM IST

Divisive politics being played in Kathua rape-murder case: J&K minister Naeem Akhtar

Jammu and Kashmir minister Naeem Akhtar today said divisive politics was being played over the rape and murder of a minor girl in Kathua district of the state.

Mar 04, 2018, 10:03 AM IST

Jammu and Kashmir: Jaish-e-Mohammed militant arrested for grenade attack on minister's convoy

Dar was affiliated with Pakistan-based JeM outfit and was involved in the grenade attack on Works Minister Naeem Akhtar in Tral area of the district on September 21.

Oct 13, 2017, 18:54 PM IST

Kashmiris seek compensation for losses due to Indus Waters Treaty

Jammu and Kashmir politicians are seeking compensation for losses caused by the India-Pakistan Indus Waters Treaty that has robbed the state of its huge hydro-power potential, estimated to be over 25,000 MW.

Sep 27, 2016, 16:02 PM IST

J&K Minister Naeem Akhtar's house attacked with petrol bombs in Srinagar

Separatists attacked the house of Education Minister Naeem Akhtar with two petrol bombs, shaking the calm but tense Kashmir Valley largely bound in continuous curfew and separatist-called shutdown, police said on Tuesday.

Aug 02, 2016, 20:51 PM IST

'Chalo NIT': 150 youths head to Srinagar from Delhi to support students

Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti has described the student unrest at the National Institute of Technology (NIT) a "non-issue".

Apr 09, 2016, 09:46 AM IST

J&K govt fully endorses AIIMS demand for Jammu region: PDP leader Naeem Akhtar

Amid the growing clamour for setting up of AIIMS here, senior PDP leader Naeem Akhtar on Sunday ensured the protesters that the PDP-BJP government in the state fully endorse their demands.

Jul 27, 2015, 00:46 AM IST

J&K govt announces changes in new recruitment policy

 Facing "resistance" over its new recruitment policy, Jammu and Kashmir government on Wednesday decided to notify rules for its implementation instead of taking the "ordinance" path.

Jul 01, 2015, 17:25 PM IST

J&K govt rules out revival of 'Ikhwanis' to take on militants

Jammu and Kashmir Government on Sunday ruled out revival of "ikhwanis" or outfit of reformed militants in the state saying it was illegal and unconstitutional.

May 25, 2015, 00:33 AM IST

J&K Govt seeks Smriti Irani's help to rebuild flood-ravaged schools,

 Jammu and Kashmir Education Minister Naeem Akhtar on Monday met HRD Minister Smriti Irani here and sought her intervention in expediting the release of special fund to rebuild the flood-hit infrastructure in education sector in the state.

May 12, 2015, 00:05 AM IST

110 middle schools upgraded to high school level in 2014-15

Over 100 middle schools have been upgraded to high school level under the Rashtriya Madhyamik Siksha Abhiyan (RMSA) in the year 2014-15, Jammu and Kashmir government said on Tuesday.

Mar 31, 2015, 17:20 PM IST

No students in 124 J&K schools: Govt

A total of 124 schools in Jammu and Kashmir have no students.

Mar 23, 2015, 17:32 PM IST

BJP condemns PDP's demand for return of Afzal Guru's remains

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) came out strongly against its J&K partner – PDP's demands of returning to Valley mortal remains of Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru saying such statements could cause unrest.

Mar 02, 2015, 19:10 PM IST

PDP leaders demand return of Afzal Guru's mortal remains, BJP asks ally to be cautious

In yet another controversy that could embarrass the BJP,  its ally in Jammu and Kashmir - the PDP on Monday demanded the return of Afzal Guru's mortal remains, who was hanged for his role in December 2001 terrorist attack on Parliament.

Mar 02, 2015, 17:22 PM IST

BJP, PDP alliance likely before Feb 7?

There was intense speculation on Tuesday about an imminent alliance between the BJP and the PDP before Feb 7 when elections for four Rajya Sabha seats are to be held in Jammu and Kashmir. Leaders admitted to informal talks on government formation.

Jan 20, 2015, 13:17 PM IST

Peace, stability in J&K our priority: PDP

People's Democratic Party on Tuesday said it will consider National Conference's (NC) offer of support for government formation in Jammu and Kashmir at an appropriate party forum as peace in the state was its priority rather than just coming to power.

Jan 13, 2015, 21:01 PM IST

Omar deriving sadistic pleasure out of Indo-Pak tensions: PDP

 Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Saturday accused outgoing Chief Minister Omar Abdullah of deriving "sadistic pleasure" over intensification of violence along Indo-Pak border.

Jan 03, 2015, 20:35 PM IST

PDP says tie up with NC, Congress an option to form govt in J&K

As suspense over government formation in Jammu and Kashmir continued, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Monday said the idea of a grand alliance with National Conference and Congress was an option for forming a stable government in the state.

Dec 29, 2014, 19:26 PM IST

PDP condemns attack on journalists

Condemning the alleged attack on journalists by security personnel during a protest here, opposition PDP in Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday accused the Omar government of muzzling freedom of expression in the Valley.

Nov 27, 2011, 15:49 PM IST