News Topic:District Development Councils

Uncertainty surrounds fate of DDCs as Panchayat term nears end

Would district development councils (DDCs) in Jammu & Kashmir complete their five-year term or face dissolution when the term of Panchayats would end?

DDC Chairpersons placed equivalent to Mayors

The Jammu and Kashmir Government on Tuesday amended its warrant of precedence, placing the DDC Chairpersons equivalent to that of Mayors.

LG steps in to resolve issues of DDC members

J&K’s Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha on Friday evening met Members and Chairpersons of District Development Councils (DDCs) in Jammu.

After protests, LG invites DDC members for meeting

In a bid to pacify the aggrieved DDC members, the LG Manoj Sinha has decided to hold a meeting with them on March 12 (Friday).

Disappointed over protocol, honorarium, DDC members stage protests

Cutting across the party lines, members of District Development Councils in Jammu & Kashmir Union Territory on Tuesday staged protests.

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Court asks ACB to file status report about alleged Ayushman Bharat Scam

A local court has extended the time for the Anti-Corruption Bureau Jammu to submit the latest status about the alleged scam in Ayushman Bharat Jan Arogya Scheme.
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4000 Constable vacancies in J&K Police: DGP Dilbagh Singh

The Director General of Police (DGP) for Jammu and Kashmir, Dilbagh Singh, on Wednesday said that there is a notable shortfall of approximately 4,000 constables.

Explosion leaves eight non-locals injured in Anantnag

At least seven migrant workers sustained burn injuries and a few shops were damaged after a blast inside a vehicle in Anantnag district on Wednesday morning.

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Shia Muslims observe Ashura in Pulwama with communal support and devotion

In Gangoo area of south Kashmir's Pulwama district, the Shia Muslim community observed the sacred occasion of Ashura on Saturday with heartfelt mourning.