Assembly in suspended animation helps horse trading: Omar

Srinagar, June 20 : Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Wednesday said his demand for dissolving the state assembly stems from the fact that the state of suspended animation it presently in helps in horse trading. No major political party staked claim to government formation after Mehbooba Mufti-led PDP-BJP government collapsed on […]

Difficult, but decision taken in larger interest: Ram Madhav

New Delhi, June 20 : BJP General Secretary Ram Madhav on Wednesday said the decision of pulling out of ruling coalition with the PDP in Jammu and Kashmir was a “difficult thing to digest” for him but it was taken in the “larger interest” of people of the state and India. “I was one of […]

CEA Arvind Subramanian quits, to head back to US for research, writing

New Delhi, June 20 : Chief Economic Advisor Arvind Subramanian, who succeeded the high-profile Raghuram Rajan in the Finance Ministry in 2014, has quit the government with plans to go back to the US for research and writing. The news about Subramanian leaving the Finance Ministry was broken by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley who wrote […]

Financial experts of Modi government fed up: Congress

New Delhi, June 20 : The Congress on Wednesday took a dig at the Modi government over Chief Economic Advisor (CEA) Arvind Subramanian’s decision to quit his post, saying financial experts of the government were completely fed up by its “colossal economic mismanagement”. “Financial experts of Modi government are completely fed up by its colossal […]

Additional Chief Secretary of Chhattisgarh posted to J&K

Srinagar, June 20 : B.V.R. Subramanyam, the Additional Chief Secretary (Home) in Chattisgarh, was posted to Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday following the imposition of Governor’s Rule in the state The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet cleared his posting on Tuesday evening. Governor’s Rule was imposed in the state on Wednesday with President Ram Nath […]

J&K placed under Governor’s Rule after President’s approval

Srinagar, June 20 : Jammu and Kashmir was placed under the Governor’s Rule on Wednesday following President Ram Nath Kovind’s approval. Governor, N.N. Vohra sought Kovind’s approval on Tuesday after the Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP) decision to pull out of the Peoples Democratic Party (pdp)-led state government which was immediately followed by the resignation of […]