New Delhi: CPI(M) leader Mohammed Yousuf Tarigami on Sunday dubbed the prevailing situation in Jammu and Kashmir as "emergency" while asserting that "the current silence at gun point cannot be considered as normalcy". The 72-year-old leader was detained after Jammu and Kashmir's special status was revoked on August 5. He was brought from Srinagar under police escort on September 9 and admitted to a premier medical institute, where he will remain in detention under the guard of Delhi and Jammu and Kashmir Police personnel. "There is no freedom to write and speak and it appears that people in the valley don't have freedom to see. There are restrictions everywhere, the current situation is better described as emergency," Tarigami said while addressing a press conference here along with party general secretary Sitaram Yechury. "The silence at gun point in valley can't be considered as normalcy," he said. He made an emotive appeal that the people in Kashmir also have a right to live … [Read more...] about Silence at Gun Point in Kashmir Can’t be Described as Normalcy, Says CPI(M) Leader Tarigami
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After Bihar, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Gujarat, Maharashtra, and Delhi, Bollywood superstar Hrithik Roshan starrer 'Super 30' has been declared tax free in two more states, Haryana and Jammu Kashmir too. The official handle of Excise & Taxation Department of Haryana, shared the news on social media and wrote, "Government of Haryana has exempted the movie 'Super 30' from SGST. The Movie is based on the life of Patna-based mathematician @teacheranand , who prepares underprivileged students for entrance to IITs. #Super30 @mlkhattar @CaptAbhimanyu @iHrithik" Government of Haryana has exempted the movie ‘Super 30’ from SGST. The Movie is based on the life of Patna-based mathematician @teacheranand , who prepares underprivileged students for entrance to IITs. #Super30 @mlkhattar @CaptAbhimanyu @iHrithik pic.twitter.com/My5qKDcMKy — Excise & Taxation Department, Govt. of Haryana (@ETD_Haryana) August 1, 2019 While Anand Kumar himself posted about Jammu … [Read more...] about Hrithik Roshan’s ‘Super 30’ now Tax Free In Jammu-Kashmir And Haryana!
The Supreme Court on Thursday passed a bunch of orders while hearing petitions filed by students, politicians and lawyers following the scrapping of Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir in early August. The petitions challenged the arrest of leaders, restrictions on movement and ‘suspension of civil liberty’ among other things.The Centre in its August 5 decision revoked the state’s special status and divided the state into two union territories – Ladakh and Jammu & Kashmir. The state has been under a security lockdown since then with strict restrictions in place, leaders in detention and communication patchy.Also Watch | ‘Lies & deceit’: India slams Pak’s ‘interference’ over J&K | Art 370Here are the details of the petitions and orders passed by the Supreme Court on Thursday:1.Sana Iltija, daughter of ex-chief minister Mehbooba Muft had moved the Supreme Court seeking directions to the … [Read more...] about All about the Kashmir petitions and Supreme Court responses
In a clear message that the country was united in its stand on Kashmir, Opposition leader Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday said that there is no scope for any foreign country to interfere in it and called Pakistan the ‘prime supporter of terror’.The statement comes amid media reports that Pakistan had moved a petition in United Nations on Jammu & Kashmir mentioning the Congress leader’s purported quote on the situation in the state.“I disagree with this Govt. on many issues. But, let me make this absolutely clear: Kashmir is India’s internal issue & there is no room for Pakistan or any other foreign country to interfere in it,“ Gandhi tweeted on Wednesday.There is violence in Jammu & Kashmir because it is instigated and supported by Pakistan which is known to be the ‘prime supporter of terrorism across the world’, the Congress leader added.The Congress, backing Gandhi’s remarks, added: … [Read more...] about Rahul Gandhi says ‘Kashmir internal matter, Pakistan prime supporter of terror’
Jammu: The 270-km-long Jammu-Srinagar national highway was closed for traffic on Sunday to facilitate "necessary repair work", while one-way traffic resumed on 434-km Srinagar-Leh highway and Mughal road after remaining closed for several weeks due to heavy snowfall, officials said. Inspector General of Police, traffic, Alok Kumar said vehicular movement on the Jammu-Srinagar national highway, the only all-weather road linking Kashmir with the rest of the country, was suspended for the day to allow road maintenance agencies to carry out "necessary repair work". While convoys of security personnel were allowed to ply on the highway from both sides-- Srinagar and Jammu, civilian traffic was restricted. The step was taken to ensure that the highway which was damaged by recent landslides in Ramban sector can be repaired and to facilitate the passage of security convoys. Meanwhile, the 434-km Srinagar-Leh national highway was reopened for one-way traffic on Sunday morning after remaining … [Read more...] about Jammu-Srinagar National Highway Closed for Repair Work