Road accidents continue to kill people in JK

Road accidents continue to kill people in JK

Ishtyaq Ahmad Srinagar, Sep 19: As the Jammu and Kashmir roads has witnessed a steep increase in the accidents over the past few years, the state government seems to have forgotten what needs to be done to curb the rising menace of road accidents. According to the official figures, around 6,000 road accidents have been […]

JK roads see most accident deaths

JK roads see most accident deaths

Every year 1000 lives lost; authorities fail to implement house committee recommendations Ishtyaq Ahmad Srinagar, Sep 6: While the government is maintaining that it is trying to make roads safe, every year around 1000 people die in road accidents in Jammu and Kashmir. The state has also topped the list of “high accidental death-prone areas” […]

‘NC never in favour of establishing democracy at gross root level’

‘NC never in favour of establishing democracy at gross root level’

Ishtyaq Ahmad Srinagar, Sep 5: As the main opposition party National Conference announced that it will not participate in the Panchayat elections unless the conflict regarding Article 35 A is resolved, Bhartiya Janta party Wednesday said that the National conference was never in favour of holding Panchayat, Urban elections in the state to establish democracy […]

Corruption complaints, cases on rise in JK

Corruption complaints, cases on rise in JK

Most Govt offices yet to install CCTVs to curb menace Ishtyaq Ahmad Srinagar, Sep 4: Despite strict Government, state vigilance commission (SVC) guidelines, majority of the government departments with large public interface have failed to install close circuit television cameras to keep proper surveillance on officials. Official sources said that the government had decided to […]

JK loses hundreds of crores centre’s grant

JK loses hundreds of crores centre’s grant

Centre likely to release funds for civic bodies before polls Ishtyaq Ahmad Srinagar, Sep 3: As Jammu and Kashmir has begun an exercise for panchayat and urban local bodies’ elections, the centre is likely to release funds for them even before the polls. The State Administrative Council (SAC) has decided that the elections to municipal […]

GP fund scam in Bandipora

GP fund scam in Bandipora

Govt yet to take action on Health Deptts report Ishtyaq Ahmad Srinagar, Aug 30: The government is yet to take action on the recommendations submitted by the health department Kashmir against the officials allegedly involved in fake G.P fund scam in District Bandipora. In February this year, following the expose about generation of fake General […]

JK loses green gold, most forest land without demarcation

JK loses green gold, most forest land without demarcation

Ishtyaq Ahmad Srinagar, Aug 10: Seven years have passed since a proposal was made for demarcation of forest land, Government has failed to implement the project in Jammu and Kashmir. In 2011, the government made the proposal for demarcation of forest land including Dachigam National Park. Seven years down the line, the project has not […]

MHA asks forces to intensify vigil along border

Ishtyaq Ahmad Srinagar, Aug 8: The Union Home Ministry has directed security forces to intensify vigil along the International Border in the wake of “repeated attempts by militants to infiltrate into Jammu and Kashmir”. One of the top officials of Ministry of Home affairs (MHA) insisted not to be named said that in the past […]

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