13 September 2022 News

News Briefs for 13 September 2022

First Electric Train Between Baramulla-Banihal On Oct 2

Srinagar , September 13 : Electric train for 137-kilometer long Baramulla-Banihal railway corridor is all set to be inaugurated on October 2 with the work going on at full swing. According to reports, the Jammu and Kashmir government, Indian Railways and Indian Railway Construction Company Limited are working together on this project since August 2019. “The PCEE inspection of the project will be conducted on 26 September, 2022 and on October 2, the project will be inaugurated,” Additional General Manager, Indian Railway Construction Company Limited Abid Amin Shah said.

Culprits Will Be Booked, Even If They Hide In Fortress: LG Sinha

Poonch , September 13 : Hours after Central Bureau of investigation (CBI) carried out massive searches over alleged irregularities in the recruitment process of sub-inspectors, the Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant Governor, Manoj Sinha on Tuesday warned strict action saying that the culprits involved in the wrongdoings wont be spared. No more sale of jobs will be allowed in J&K. All the culprits in the alleged irregularities in recruitment examination of Sub-Inspector, Financial Account Assistant and Junior Engineer will be punished severely, Sinha said.

BJP has plunged JK into political uncertainty: Congress

Jammu , September 13 : Congress on Monday alleged that the BJP has pushed the Jammu and Kashmir into unprecedented political uncertainty by failing to maintain law and order and indulging in politics of hate. J&K Congress chief Vikar Rasool Wani also hit out at the parties who have allied with the right wing party in the past and said “parties who have allied with the BJP cannot be trusted by the people of Jammu and Kashmir”. “BJP ever since getting access to power in Delhi had been on a rampage of dispossessing and disempowering common people of Jammu and Kashmir.

CBI searches at JKSSB, 32 other locations over 'irregularities' in sub-inspectors' recruitment

New Delhi , September 13 : The CBI on Tuesday started a search operation at 33 locations, including the premises of ex-Jammu and Kashmir SSB chairman Khalid Jahangir, over alleged irregularities in the recruitment process of sub-inspectors in the Union Territory, officials said. The premises of Jammu and Kashmir Services Selection Board (JKSSB) Controller of Examinations Ashok Kumar are also being searched, they said. The searches are spread across Jammu, Srinagar; Karnal, Mahendergarh, Rewari in Haryana; Gandhinagar in Gujarat; Delhi; Ghaziabad in Uttar Pradesh and Bengaluru in Karnataka.

Parliament can restore Article 370 but two-thirds majority required: Azad

Srinagar , September 13 : Former chief minister of Jammu and Kashmir, senior political leader Gulam Nabi Azad on Tuesday said that Article 370 can be restored but there should be a two-third majority in the ParliamentAbout his earlier statement regarding the restoration of Article 370, he has said that the Article 370 can be restored but one party should have a majority in the Parliament. “2/3rd majority in the Parliament is needed for its restoration,” he said. ” But the kind of political atmosphere in the country, I don't see we can get this number against the ruling party for at least ten to 15 years which scrapped it.”He has further said that the issue is also in the Supreme Court but till now no hearing has taken place after the passage of time.

Azad's remarks on Article 370 Remark Unfortunate: Mehbooba

Srinagar , September 13 : Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Tuesday termed Ghulam Nabi Azad's statement as unfortunate and said that he has dashed the hopes of the people of Jammu and Kashmir regarding the restoration of article 370. Addressing a press conference, the PDP Chief said that Ghulam Nabi Azad should not speak like this at all because the people of Jammu and Kashmir have a lot of hope in leaders like him. "When we defeated the British government, we can also fight with the BJP for the restoration of Article 370," she said.

CBI raids 33 locations across county over irregularities in J&K sub-inspector recruitment

Srinagar , September 13 : The CBI Tuesday started a search operation at 33 locations, including the premises of ex-Jammu and Kashmir SSB chairman Khalid Jahangir, over alleged irregularities in the recruitment process of sub-inspectors in the Union Territory. ANI tweeted: "CBI conducting searches at 33 places incl in Jammu, Srinagar, dists of Haryana, Gandhinagar, Ghaziabad, Bengaluru, Delhi in connection with SI recruitment scam of J&K. Raids at premises of Khalid Jahangir, former chairman & Ashok Kumar, control of examinations of J&K SSB https://t.co/J8TMhndQpn_".