Political, economic and cultural news from the state of Jammu & Kashmir.
J&K's Stateless People
At the time of partition which was followed by tribal invasion, more than 7000 families crossed to this side of the LoC and International Border from Pakistan Occupied Kashmir and the then Western Pakistan. Later on, during Indo-Pak wars of 1965 and 1971, nearly 10,000 families got dislocated from 47 villages of Chhamb area. The families who had to migrate on various occasions since 1947 continue to lack basic political rights.Read Excerpts from Parliamentary Report Here
"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
Congress, National Conference Say Ready For J&K Polls,
Date: 9 February 2016
The National Conference and Congress are waiting to cash in on the PDP-BJP alliance 'standoff ' and are hopeful of victory in case of snap polls. Leaders of the two parties have asked PDP and BJP to accept the 'failure' of 'opportunistic' powersharing arrangement and inform the public why the alliance has 'failed'. The leaders said PDP would be responsible if fresh polls will have to be held almost five years before the exercise. 'They have to answer to the public: Whether BJP's insensitiveness towards J&K, or PDP's stubbornness and arrogance, that is responsible for the political stalemate,' Congress state president Ghulam Ahmad Mir told ET.
[courtesy: Economic Times]
2016 News Archives
Congress leaders condoles passing away of Khawaja Ghulam Ahmed Wani
Kishtwar/Doda, January 26: - Vice President J&K Congress and MLA Inderwal Ghulam Mohd Saroori on Tuesday condoled the demise of renowned social worker and forest lessee Khawaja Ghulam Ahmed Wani of Bharat Doda and a father of General Secretary JKPCC Abdul Majid Wani.Continue to Message Board