Back to square one

Back to square one

As New Delhi has called off Ramadan ceasefire in Kashmir the anti-militancy operations are all set to resume in the Valley. The Ministry of Home Affairs on Sunday announced that ceasefire won’t be extended as the move has no yielded the desired results. People who were criticizing the Centre’s decision to announce ceasefire in the […]

Shocking!

Shocking!

Gunmen killing the Chief Editor of Rising Kashmir Shujaat Bukhari in Srinagar has broken many hearts. The mediamen in Kashmir have watched the conflict closely since 1990 and have always reported the pain and miseries of their own people. Shujaat as a person was humble and a perfect human being, journalists always appreciated his courage […]

Indo-Pak leaders have to talk

Indo-Pak leaders have to talk

Killing of four Border Security Force personnel in exchange of fire between India and Pakistan armies along the International Border in Jammu on Wednesday has once again proved that hostilities between both the countries can take an ugly turn at any point of time. Despite armies of both the countries deciding to implement the 2003 […]

Give peace a chance

Give peace a chance

General Officer Commanding of Srinagar based Chinar Corps Lt General A K Bhatt has made a significant assertion that there are no indications that militant recruitments have increased during the past one month. On the other hand Army Chief General Bipin Rawat has also stated that peace should be given a chance and reconciliation process […]

Take everyone along

Take everyone along

Authorities have intensified the market checking across Kashmir ahead of Eid-ul-Fitr as the reports about black marketing and the commodities being sold at higher rates are pouring from many places. It’s not for the first time that rates have increased ahead of any major festival. It happens every year. We cannot only blame the authorities […]

PDP facing dissent?

PDP facing dissent?

Senior Peoples Democratic Party leader and former Minister Abdul Haq Khan, who was dropped during the cabinet reshuffle one and a half month ago, has spilled the beans and has indicated that all is not well within the PDP. He took nearly 45-days to break his silence and express his dismay about him being dropped […]

Do justice with SSA teachers

Do justice with SSA teachers

The Sarav Shiksha Abhiyan teachers have been left in lurch as the state government has failed to release their salaries. These teachers have hit the streets demanding that their salaries should be released as per the recommendations of 7th Pay Commission as they are permanent government employees. These teachers were regularized after serving as contractuals […]

Delhi needs to clear ambiguity

Delhi needs to clear ambiguity

The Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh while winding up his Kashmir visit said that New Delhi is ready to talk to “right-minded” people and it’s not necessary that they should be “like-minded.” Without explaining the contours of the talks process he has hinted that New Delhi is ready to talk to anyone. Rajnath’s statement seems […]

Expired drugs in hospitals

Expired drugs in hospitals

The recent revelation about expired drugs being sold at SMHS hospital in Srinagar has once again sent the alarm bells ringing. It’s unfortunate that authorities have taken people for granted and have started believing that any medicine can be sold at the drug counters of the hospital. The person who detected that an expired medicine […]

Delhi has to take a call

Delhi has to take a call

A crucial security report terming the Ramadan ceasefire in Jammu and Kashmir as a “success” could pave the way for Government of India to keep the operations against militants suspended for some more time. Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh, who is scheduled to visit the state in coming days, has to reportedly take a call […]

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