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‘456 MoUs have been signed amounting to ₹23,152.17 crore investment’ Srinagar: More than a year and half into abrogation of Article 370 and nearly five months since the notification of new land laws enabling non-state subjects to purchase land in erstwhile Jammu and Kashmir state, no outsider has purchased land in the Union Territory so far, The Hindu reported on Wednesday quoting a Ministry of Home Affairs’ report to a parliamentary panel. The ministry had…

‘This is limit of injustice. Should we talk about it or remain silent’ Srinagar: Former Chief Minister of PDP-BJP coalition in erstwhile Jammu and Kashmir State, Mehbooba Mufti, on Tuesday said , “our Lands are being sold, our sand contracts are being given to non-locals, local business is being killed, our jobs are sold to outsiders and after all this, the Government has imposed silence on Kashmir, nobody is allowed to talk.” Mehbooba Mufti said that…

Production of rice up by 700 per cent due to new varieties introduced by the department Srinagar: In the past three decades, countless hectares of agricultural land has been turned into residential colonies, but the agriculture department has claimed that there is less impact on the rice produce in Srinagar district due to this squeezing of agrarian land. Director Agriculture, Altaf Ahmad said that although the squeezing of agrarian land is impacting the produce, the…

Srinagar: National Conference (NC) on Wednesday said that the people of Jammu and Kashmir see the changes to land laws as a double assault on their political history as well as their future, saying the party will continue to strive for restoring honor and dignity of people. Party’s General Secretary Ali Muhammad Sagar and Provincial President Kashmir Nasir Aslam Wani said this while presiding over a monthly review meeting with Party’s Zone Presidents Mohammad Akbar…

Family reaches Srinagar with dead-body, say won’t bury the dead till action is initiated  Shopian: Family of 65 year old Abdul Salam Thokar, a resident of Padderpora Shopian, ‘killed’ yesterday during land acquisition drive in Hermain village came to Srinagar with the dead body on Wednesday, and alleged that the man didn’t die of cardiac arrest but was assaulted by goons on the ‘behest of civilian officials’. Eyewitnesses say that during a stone-pelting incident an…

‘Mutations done under legislation annulled, beneficiary influential persons to be identified in 30 days’ Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir administration has decided to implement the High Court order Judgment in which the Court declared the Jammu and Kashmir State Land (Vesting of Ownership to the Occupants) Act, 2001 as amended from time to time as “unconstitutional, contrary” to law and unsustainable. An order issued by Jammu and Kashmir Department of Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs, with…