Political, economic and cultural news from the state of Jammu & Kashmir.
Media Reactions on J&K's New Chief Minister
Mehbooba Mufti, president of the People's Democratic Party, took the oath as the first woman Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir on Monday 4 April 2016, thereby ending 11 weeks of political uncertainty. Twenty three ministers were sworn in alongside Ms. Mufti. Read how the media reacted to her swearing in. 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
Will Protect Special Status Of Jammu & Kashmir: Mehbooba Mufti
Date: 6 May 2016
Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Thursday said she would protect the special status guaranteed to Jammu and Kashmir under article 370 of the Constitution, as she was promise-bound and cannot betray the people. 'When we fight elections, be it BJP or Congress or PDP, we take oath that we will protect the constitutions of India and J-K. So, we are promise-bound and we cannot betray. This is our identity and we have to protect it,' Mehbooba said. She was addressing a gathering before flagging-off four new DEMU trains between Banihal-Baramulla and Baramulla-Budgam in Kashmir Valley at Anantnag railway station.
2016 News Archives
Police brutal action in Jammu City
New Delhi, 23rd April, 2016: Prof.Bhim Singh, Chief Patron of JKNPP in a strong note addressed to the Union Home Minister sought intervention of the Union Home Minister for the safety and security of the political activists associated with the Panthers Party and their minor children who have become a target for the BJP leadership and mastering all police illegal actions and operations against the Panthers Party activists. Continue to Message Board