Minimum wages of daily wagers hiked from Rs 225 to Rs 300 per day in J&K

The Jammu and Kashmir administration on Saturday approved a hike in minimum wages of the daily wagers, including casual laborers, in all government departments from Rs 225 per day to Rs 300 per day. The announcement was made by Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha as an interim measure till the minimum wage rates are revised by … Read more

Lok Sabha passes Rs 1.42-lakh-crore Jammu and Kashmir budget

Lok Sabha on Monday passed a budget totalling Rs 1.42-lakh-crore for Jammu and Kashmir for 2022-23 amid a war of words between the treasury and opposition benches over the exodus of Hindus from the Valley, with Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman accusing the Congress of leaving the minority community in the state in the lurch. During … Read more

FM Sitharaman tables Rs 1.42 lakh cr J&K budget in Lok Sabha

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday presented a Rs 1.42-lakh-crore budget for Jammu and Kashmir for the year 2022-23 in Lok Sabha, amid opposition accusations that the government was rushing the proposals through Parliament. Sitharaman also presented the supplementary demands for the year 2021-22 totaling Rs 18,860.32 crore for the Union Territory and moved a … Read more