J&K govt orders release of former CM, Omar Abdullah

Omar_AbdullahNew Delhi, Mar 24: The Jammu and Kashmir government has ordered the release of former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister, Omar Abdullah. An order revoking the detention of Abdullah was ordered by the Jammu and Kashmir government a while ago.

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Why was Farooq Abdullah released, social media ban in Jammu and Kashmir lifted?

farooq-abdulla-mnThe decision to release Farooq Abdullah and to lift social media ban in Jammu and Kashmir displays that the administration is confident that peace and order will be maintained

Bengaluru: The lifting of curbs on social media in Jammu and Kashmir and the release of Farooq Abdullah are two major decisions that have been taken. It only goes on to show that the administration has become more confident that peace and order will be maintained in the Valley, post the abrogation of Article 370.

Both decisions were taken after a thorough review by the security agencies who have been keeping a watch in the Valley. However, the decision to lift the ban on social media was a bolder one when compared to the release of Abdullah.

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Govt notifies delimitation commission for J&K, four NE states

kashmNew Delhi, Mar 07: The Law Ministry has notified the delimitation commission for Jammu and Kashmir. It has also notified similar commissions for Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur and Nagaland.

The three member commission will be headed by former Supreme Court judge, Justice Ranjana Desai. Election commissioner, Sushil Chandra has been nominated as a representative to Chief Election Commissioner, Sunil Arora. The election commissioner of the state or Union Territory will be the third member of the commission.

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Second foreign delegation to visit Jammu and Kashmir this week

kashmir-dallakeNew Delhi, Feb 10: A second batch of foreign delegates will visit Jammu and Kashmir this week. They would be reviewing the situation following the abrogation of Article 370.

The delegation would include European Ambassadors, who would visit Srinagar and Jammu next week, sources familiar with the developments tell OneIndia.

Explained: What the dossiers on Mehbooba, Omar Abdullah mean

omar-abdullah-mehbooba1New Delhi, Feb 10: The government has cited a dossier, while slapping the Public Safety Act on two former Jammu and Kashmir chief ministers, Omar Abdullah and Mehbooba Mufti.

The PSA embed the authorities to detain any person who is acting in a manner prejudicial to the maintenance of public order and it is known as the Jammu and Kashmir Public Safety Act of 1978.

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Govt plans another foreign delegation visit to Jammu and Kashmir: Sources

srinagarNew Delhi, Feb 08: As part of an outreach measure, the government is planning another visit of diplomats to Jammu and Kashmir. The delegation would include European Ambassadors, who would visit Srinagar and Jammu next week, sources familiar with the developments tell OneIndia.

This time, several members of the European Union have agreed to travel to the Union Territory. At least 25 envoys are set to travel, the source also added. The decision was taken during a meeting of Foreign Minister, S Jaishankar and several heads of the EU Mission.

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NIA gets 15 days custody of Davinder Singh

Davinder Singh

Jammu, Jan 24: Suspended Jammu and Kashmir police officer, Davinder Singh has been remanded in NIA custody until February 6.

The NIA remand was granted by a court at Jammu. The NIA said that five arrested accused namely Singh, Syed Naveed Mushtaq, Irfan Shafi, Rafi Ahmed and Syed Irfan were produced before the NIA special court at Jammu. The court has granted 15 days custody of the accused, the NIA also said.

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Major Republic Day attack averted in Jammu and Kashmir

police-personnel-jkNew Delhi, Jan 23: A major terror attack ahead of Republic Day has been foiled by the security agencies in Jammu and Kashmir. Intelligence Bureau sources tell OneIndia that the Hizbul Mujahideen had planned on carrying out a Pulwama type attack ahead of Republic Day.

The official said that the Hizbul Mujahideen terrorist, Naved Babu who was arrested along with suspended cop, Davinder Singh was supposed to deliver explosives to his associates at Zadoora. They had planned to plant the explosives near Pulwama on a highway.

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MHA takes control over police postings in Jammu and Kashmir

police-j-kNew Delhi, Jan 23: The Ministry of Home Affairs has decided to take charge of all transfers and posting of the Jammu and Kashmir police personnel.

An official with the Home Ministry told OneIndia that the MHA would also be involved in the operational effectiveness of the police.

The decision comes days after the J&K police arrested suspended cop, Davinder Singh for escorting terrorists to safety.

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After NIA raids, Davinder Singh shifted to Jammu

Davinder Singh

Jammu, Jan 23: The National Investigation Agency has shifted suspended Jammu and Kashmir police officer Davinder Singh to Jammu.

The NIA has also taken the other suspects involved in the case to Jammu. The NIA also conducted raids at the residence of Singh located at Indira Nagar in Srinagar and recovered two rifles.

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