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
Limited-stop Trains To Chug In Kashmir From Tomorrow
Date: 4 May 2016
Almost eight years after the first train started chugging in Kashmir, the Northern Railway is introducing two fast passenger trains with limited stops from Banihal to Baramulla from Thursday. Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti will flag off the limited-stop DMU (diesel multiple unit) train on Thursday from south Kashmir's Anantnag and she will also undertake the train journey up to Baramulla in north Kashmir. Union Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu will flag off the train through video conferencing from Rail Bhawan in Delhi.
[courtesy: The Tribune]
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