SHAM LAL SHARMA

  • J&K polls: BJP is soft towards separatists for electoral gains, says Congress December 6, 2014

    Jammu: Condemning the militant attacks that left 21 persons including 11 security men and eight militants dead on Friday, Congress on Saturday described them as "act of frustration", even as it accused BJP of being soft towards separatists for electoral gains. "We condemn the militant attacks on security forces and...
  • J&K polls: NC raking autonomy, AFSPA issues to avoid accountability, says Congress November 27, 2014

    Bardal: Hitting out at its former ally, Congress on Thursday said that National Conference is raking up autonomy and AFSPA issues to avoid accountability for their non performance in the state. "NC is again resorting to their wild cries to repeat their old rhetorics to avoid accountability for their non...
  • Former Congress minister calls for a Hindu Chief Minister in J&K October 26, 2014

    Jammu: A day after putting in his papers as minister in Jammu and Kashmir government, senior Congress leader Sham Lal Sharma on Sunday called for a Hindu Chief Minister in the state while attacking some of his NC colleagues over "discrimination" against daily wage workers of Jammu region. Sharma, who resigned...
  • Beautification drive to boost tourism in Jamp;amp;K, says Minister October 3, 2013

    To increase the number of visitors, Jammu and Kashmir government is keen to ensure beautification of parks and other spots as the tourism industry contributes to major chunk of the state's economy. "State government is keen to ensure beautification of parks and other spots to further raise tourists influx," Minister for...
  • J&K govt to bear expenses of acid attack victim's treatment January 4, 2013

    Jammu: The Jammu and Kashmir government will bear all expenses for the treatment of the woman who suffered serious injuries in an acid attack on her, Health Minister Sham Lal Sharma said in Jammu on Friday. Two men threw acid on the victim in Srinagar Wednesday morning. The attack has evoked...
  • J&K Health Minister visits Amarnath pilgrim camps July 17, 2012

    Srinagar: Concerned over rising number of deaths of devotees en route the cave shrine of Amarnath this year, a team led by Jammu and Kashmir Health Minister Sham Lal Sharma visited pilgrim camps to review medical facilities provided to them. Sharma, accompanied by his deputy Javid Ahmad Dar and Chief Executive...
  • J&K: Doc accuses minister of religious persecution June 11, 2012

    Srinagar: A senior doctor in Srinagar has written to UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi and Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah after the state Health Minister, Sham Lal Sharma, reportedly hurled verbal abuses at him, calling him a "beast with a beard" and a "fanatic". Dr Mohammad Ashraf Bhat has accused...