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President’s Rule in Jammu and Kashmir : No other option Says Rajnath Singh

The Lok Sabha on Friday adopted a statutory resolution on imposition of President’s Rule in Jammu and Kashmir, with Union home minister Rajnath Singh claiming that the Centre was left with no other option as none of the political parties or alliances had staked claim to form a government after the exit of the PDP-BJP dispensation. However, former J&K chief minister Farooq Abdullah said whether an alternative government was feasible or not should have been determined not at the residence of the governor, but on the floor of the assembly.Read More

Under Governor Rule: Govt Fit To Hold J&K Local Body Polls

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Under Governor Rule: Govt Fit To Hold J&K Local Body Polls, The Centre is preparing the ground to hold much-overdue local body elections in Jammu & Kashmir while it is still under governor’s rule, starting with urban local body polls followed by panchayat polls. Union home minister Rajnath Singh, who reviewed the security situation and developmental issues related to J&K at a meeting in Srinagar on Thursday, stressed on the need to percolate Central funds and development to the grassroots level in the state through installation and empowerment of localRead More