Political, economic and cultural news from the state of Jammu & Kashmir.
What is Article 35A?
The last few months have seen a new cause for agitation and protest in the Kashmir Valley. These revolve around Article 35A of the Indian Constitution which accords certain special rights to the state of Jammu & Kashmir on the issue of deciding who are its permanent residents and providing them special privileges regarding land ownership, scholarships and so on.Full article...
"In truth everything and everyone
Is a shadow of the Beloved,
And our seeking is His seeking
And our words are His words...
We search for Him here and there,
while looking right at Him.
Sitting by His side, we ask:
'O Beloved, where is the Beloved?'"
Jalal ad-Din Muhammad Rumi
Militants Hurled Grenade At PDP MLA Aijaz Ahmad Mir's Residence
Date: 20 October 2017
Militants attacked the residence of ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) legislator in Shopian district of South Kashmir in Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday. However, the MLA was not present in the house and his family members escaped unhurt in the explosion. Superintendent of Police (SP) Shopian Ambarkar Shriram Dinkar told New Indian Express that militants lobbed a grenade towards the residence of PDP MLA Aijaz Ahmad Mir at Zainapora area in Shopian district in south Kashmir at around 5 pm.
[courtesy: New Indian Express]
2017 News Archives
Humanity Welfare organization Helpline Cleanliness Drive
On 30 September 2017, Humanity Welfare organization Helpline in collaboration with Municipal committee Bijbehara carried out the cleanliness drive in sub district Hospital Bijbehara in district Anantnag. Volunteers & staff of Humanity welfare Organisation Helpline, Students and faculty of Zaiba Aapa Institute of Inclusive education, children of Government High School Demdolla Childline Team and sweepers of Municipal committee Bijbehara jointly carried out the cleanliness drive.
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