Sardar Patel inspiration for Jammu and Kashmir decision, says PM Modi
Wednesday, September 18, 2019, 12:21 PM
Prime Minister Narendra Modi lauded the vision of Sardar Patel, adding the BJP-led government's decision last month on Jammu and Kashmir was an inspiration from the former home minister of India. The government on August 5 revoked Article 370 which gave special status to Jammu and Kashmir and proposed that the state be bifurcated into two union territories, Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh.
Kashmir Diaries Part 2: Hoping for equal opportunities, say supportive Kashmiris
Friday, September 6, 2019, 7:53 PM
While people in the Kashmir Valley, who have supported the government's decision to withdraw the special status of J&K, may not have openly spoken in the favour of the government in last one-month, they do hope for equal opportunities and an end to "separatists' blackmail" in the coming days. Two-members of the Gujjar-Bakerwal community were abducted and killed by the terrorists in August 2019.
Government may announce J&K package after Wednesday Cabinet meet
Wednesday, August 28, 2019, 6:43 PM
The government is likely to announce a package for Jammu and Kashmir after the Cabinet meeting on Wednesday, sources said. With the bifurcation of J&K into the Union Territories of Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh coming into existence from August 31, the government is keen not to waste any time in bringing about development and jobs in the two UTs.