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BJP's B-team worried over unexpected political scenario
'Starts communal politics over role of Maharaja Hari Singh'
3/25/2019 11:41:11 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Mar 25: Worried over the unexpected political scenario in Jammu region, the B-team of Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP) has started spreading hatred against Maharaja Hari Singh, terming him killer of over 6 lakh people in Jammu division. The unofficial head of BJP's B-team has expressed his displeasure over the stand taken by his own party by not contesting Lok-Sabha polls on both seats in Jammu as he failed to convince his party high command to field him as party candidate for Udhampur Lok Sabha seat. He termed Maharaja Hari Singh as the killer of over six lakh people in Jammu. "Since he has joined active politics, he has not uttered a single word against the BJP MLA from his native constituency in erstwhile Doda district", sources said, adding that he is actually a "close friend" of the BJP legislator, and has helped him in one way or the other. He unsuccessfully contested 2014 assembly elections and only secured few thousand votes, which ultimately helped h...
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BJP high command approaches Cong stalwart Sham Lal Sharma
Top RSS leader playing role of mediator
3/25/2019 11:40:55 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Mar 25: Facing allegation of pursuing pro-separatist agenda, Congress is likely to face major setback because BJP high command has opened channel of communication with Congress stalwart and pro-Jammu leader Sham Lal Sharma. Although there is no confirmation about Sharma joining BJP during Prime Minister Narendra Modi's rally on March 8, it is confirmed that BJP high command has approached Sham Lal to join the party to aggressively pursue nationalist agenda in J&K. Credible sources said that due to his pro-Jammu and pro-India stand, BJP high command is zeroing in on Sham Lal Sharma to convince him to join the party due to his clearity on many issues. "BJP high co...
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JU portrays itself as organiser in media invitation
'Millennium Radio Mirchi Kids Marathon 2019'
3/25/2019 11:40:40 PM
Early Times Report jammu, Mar 25: Hijacking a grand event sponsored by State Sports Council (SSC), the University of Jammu, event partner for the marathon portrayed itself as the organiser. According to a copy of media invitation available with Early Times issued by Directorate of Sports & Physical Education University of Jammu, the Marathon was organised by the Directorate in collaboration with SSC. "Directorate of Sports & Physical Education in collaboration with State Sports Council is organizing Marathon at University of Jammu. Vijay Kumar, Advisor to Hon'ble Governor and K.A Ganai, Advisor to Hon'ble Governor, J&K shall be the Chief Guests, Prof Manoj Dhar, Vice-Chancellor, Dilbag ...
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Top cops working overtime to ensure defeat of BJP candidates to please their bosses in NC
3/25/2019 11:40:24 PM
Early Times Report jammu, Mar 25: With the beginning of electioneering the BJP has pressed all its resources into service to retain three seats which party had won in 2014 Parliamentary elections but some police officers on their directions of their top bosses are busy in schemes to ensure defeat of BJP candidates at any cost. These top bosses have no love for Congress candidates but they are working as agents of National Conference (NC) because they were protected by NC leadership earlier at crucial time. Credible sources said that one of the senior top cops of the State, who was involved in police recruitment scam in 1998, was protected by the then NC government headed by Dr Farooq Ab...
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Despite issuance of dozen correspondences no action taken against tainted section officer in H&UDD
3/25/2019 11:40:15 PM
Jehangir Rashid Early Times Report SRINAGAR, Mar 25: Although more than a dozen correspondences have been sent by the vigilance section of General Administration Department (GAD) to the Housing & Urban Development Department (H&UDD) to take action against a head assistant nothing has happened so far. Around two years back the then Additional Secretary, GAD shot a letter to Commissioner Secretary, Housing & Urban Development Department asking him to furnish report if any taken in the case pertaining to complaint against the head assistant. "The undersigned is directed to forward herewith the Commissioner/Secretary to the Government Housing and Urban Development Department a copy of the c...
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Mehbooba has forgotten JKLF abducted her sister; killed KPs, IAF personnel
3/25/2019 11:40:05 PM
Early Times Report jammu, Mar 25: Kashmir centric politicians have been beating their chest over the decision of the government to ban JKLF in the state. Former chief minister and president of the Peoples Democratic Party Mehbooba Mufti while referring to the ban imposed on JKLF said, "JKLF is committed to resolution through political means." An analyst while talking to Early Times said that it seems that Mehbooba Mufti has forgotten that JKLF is the same outfit which had abducted her elder sister in nineties. "And what resolution is she is talking about. She should elaborate?" the analyst asked. He said that "it's strange that despite Indian Air Force jets carrying out airstrikes at...
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Pak supporters in Kashmir silent on abduction, forced conversions of Hindus across fence
3/25/2019 11:39:53 PM
Early Times Report jammu, Mar 25: Making no delay in accusing New Delhi for almost everything that goes against the interests of the separatist sentiment in Kashmir, the Pakistan supporters in the valley are silent over the abduction and forced conversion of Hindu girls in the neighboring country. The two girls, Raveena (13) and Reena (15), were kidnapped by a group of "influential" men from their home in Ghotki district in Sindh on the eve of Holi. Soon after the kidnapping, a video went viral in which a cleric was purportedly shown soleminising the marriage of the two girls, triggering a worldwide outrage. But while people across the world have been condemning Pakistan for crimes agai...
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Kishtwar Administration continue to mock at MCC
3/25/2019 11:39:32 PM
Asif Iqbal Naik Early Times Report kishtwar, Mar 25: The District Administration in Kishtwar District headed by District Election Officer cum Deputy Commissioner Kishtwar Angrez Singh Rana had seemed to have surrender itself towards allowing the regular violation of the Model Code of Conduct (MCC) present in place in the entire country following the announcement of Parliamentary elections in the country. As per the details available with Early Times, the fresh MCC violation is being witness...
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Decision to withdrawal 'Early Times' Editor security unjustified
3/25/2019 11:39:03 PM
Early Times Report jammu, Mar 25: On one hand few years back, great social activist Anna Hazare had strongly pleaded for 'Whistle Blower protection' in 'Jan-Lok Pal' draft whereas on the other hand J&K Governor Malik's administration withdraws the security cover of 'Early Times' news paper editor the only credible voice of Jammu region is quite unjustified & condemn-able, expressed by S. Deep Singh the founder member & national council member-AAP in a press note issued today for the media. U...
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Tribal Ministry, Advisory Board go in vain as nomads remain uncounted in J&K
3/25/2019 11:02:06 PM
Akshay Azad Early Times Report Jammu, Mar 25: The Jammu and Kashmir government has a separate Tribal ministry along with J&K Advisory Board for Gujjars and Bakerwals but both have no data about the number of tribal population, still nomadic. A RTI application was filed by this correspondent to the department of Tribal Affairs seeking information of total number of Bakerwals as per last three census reports. It was also sought that out of total population of Bakerwals how many were semi-nomadic and settled? The Department of Tribal Affairs forwarded the RTI application to J&K Advisory Board for Gujjars and Bakerwals, which in turn furnished data of whole tribal population in the state, ...
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NC, PDP support to Cong helps BJP polarize election campaign
3/25/2019 11:02:01 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Mar 25: PDP decision of not fielding candidates from Jammu-Poonch and Udhampur-Doda seats has further polarized the election campaign thus indirectly helping the BJP on both the seats. While the PDP decision has been understood to avoid division of `secular' votes, particularly of Muslims in both the constituencies, sources said that the development has encouraged BJP to further its agenda of consolidating `nationalist' votes (Hindus). While elaborating, sources said that supporting Congress candidates by Kashmir centric National Conference and PDP on both the Jammu region seats of Parliament, have provided BJP an opportunity to further consolidate Hindu voters ...
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EC to review security, preparedness for smooth conduct of LS polls
3/25/2019 11:01:56 PM
Ishtiyaq Ahmad Early Times Report Srinagar, Mar 25: Ahead of Lok Sabha polls with challenging law and order situation in Kashmir valley especially in certain segments of south Kashmir constituency, the election commission is reviewing security to fine-tune mechanism for smooth conduct of the electoral process. The polling for Lok Sabha polls in Jammu and Kashmir will be held in five phases - April 11, April 18, April 23, April 29, and May 6. One of the top officials in the election commission told early times that effective mechanism is being fine-tuned for smooth conduct of the electoral process. "State level and District Level Election Machinery has been directed to meticulously coor...
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Bus Stand near Shiv Khori sans public conveniences
District Admin mocks at 'Swachhta Abhiyan'
3/25/2019 11:01:51 PM
AB Sharma Early Times Report Reasi, Mar 25: District Administration Reasi has literally defeated 'Swachh Bharat Abhiyan' campaign as the Bus Stand near renowned Shiv Khori Shrine in Tehsil Ransoo of District Reasi sans public toilet facility compelling people to ease themselves in open. Sources told Early Times lakhs of devotees pay obeisance at Shiv Khori Shrine every years. Buses plying on this route stop at this Bus Stand but absence of toilet facility put the tourists in difficult situa...
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Villagers lock school to protest over staff shortage
3/25/2019 11:01:39 PM
Mansoor Hosan Early Times Report KARGIL, Mar 25: Villagers of Brok lankerchey in Kargil region of on Monday locked government run-middle school to register protest against the shortage of teaching staff. The Local Village Education committee (VEC) said that the school was upgraded in 2007; however adequate staff hasn't been posted in the school. "School was upgraded as Middle School in 2007 and seven posts were sanctioned but still only three Rehber-e-Taleem teachers are presently working,"...
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Agenda for pol parties for Srinagar LS seat
3/25/2019 11:01:27 PM
Ishtiyaq Ahmad Early Times Report Srinagar, Mar 25: Restoration of Dal Lake, dredging of river Jhelum, drainage, traffic congestion are main agenda on which the political parties would contest Srinagar Lok Sabha constituency. The Srinagar Lok Sabha constituency is scheduled to go to polls on April 18 and has 12,90,318 voters who will cast their votes at 1,716 polling stations set up in the constituency. The constituency is spanning over three districts-Srinagar, Budgam, and Ganderbal- and the constituency has 18 assembly segments. While all parties are eyeing on Parliamentary constituency, there are various developmental issues, which the political parties would like to focus in upcom...
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Condition of Poonch roads exposes inefficiency of PWD
3/25/2019 11:01:22 PM
Rajesh Tandon Early Times Report POONCH, Mar 25: The Poonch roads were blacktopped during the previous regime with the hope that the roads would last at least three years. The administration had directed the concerned to construct roads with 75 mm specification but in many areas the directions were ignored and the roads narrate the story of neglect and indifference of the authorities. The surface of PWD road at Bagh Deodi is in bad shape. Likewise, major portions of road around Bus stand are dilapidated. The condition of the roads reflects that the PWD has compromised on the quality and as a result, few tainted PWD officials built lavish bungalows in various parts of the district and ...
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BJP seeks stern action against NC Candidate
Akbar Lone hits back at BJP
3/25/2019 11:01:17 PM
S Tahir-ul Haq Early Times Report BARAMULLA, Mar 25: Day after BJP sought FIR against NC candidate for Baramulla Parliamentary Constituency; BJP state spokesperson shot a letter to CEO JK for stern action against Lone speech, while as Akbar lone hit back at BJP to file an FIR against him for shouting "Pro-Pakistan" slogans. Sources said that, Bharatiya Janata Party leader M. M War on Monday said that an FIR should be registered against National Conference senior leader Akbar Lone for his recent statements. War who filed nomination papers for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections told reporters that Lone was enacting a drama for votes by issuing misleading statements against India. Here sour...
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