Kashmir on precipice

Kashmir on precipice

Peace is the most fragile thing in Kashmir as it takes just minutes to get shattered. Till Friday Kashmir was abuzz with tourists and Amarnath pilgrims but the security advisory issued by the government asking them to curtail their stay in the Valley turned everything upside down. Within 12-hours Kashmir turned empty. Permanent residents of […]

AIIMS in Kashmir distant dream

AIIMS in Kashmir distant dream

Much hyped AIIMS like hospital in Kashmir is a distant dream as the project is yet to take off fully. According to the media reports work on the prestigious project has been on halt for the past three months due to authorities failing to resolve different issues. The deadline for the completion of the AIIMS […]

Governor Malik’s assurance

Governor Malik’s assurance

Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik has put the speculations to rest about the scrapping of Article 35A. He has made it clear that there is no plan at any level to abrogate the Article 35A, which empowers state legislature to define the permanent residents of the state. Governor Malik blamed politicians for spreading […]

Amid 35A clamour, BJP talks about polls

Amid 35A clamour, BJP talks about polls

Working President of Bharatiya Janata Party, J P Nadda, has asked the party leaders to get ready for the Assembly polls. Nadda, who chaired the BJP’s core group meet in New Delhi, on Tuesday dropped enough hints about the possibility of elections being held in October-November in the state. The ruling BJP has tried to […]

Waiting for Godot

Waiting for Godot

The unemployment in Jammu and Kashmir has always been a problem. Recently Governor’s administration asked the jobless postgraduates to get themselves registered at the Directorate of Employment. In 15 days, more than 1.5 lakh jobless postgraduates registered themselves with the government and the number is swelling with each passing day. Kashmiri youth are waiting for […]

Hajj pilgrims facing hardships

Hajj pilgrims facing hardships

Kashmiri Hajj aspirants, who have reached Makkah and Madina, for the holy pilgrimage are facing hardships in these holy cities. According to the media reports the pilgrims have conveyed to their kith and kin in the Valley that arrangements are not upto the mark. Recently National Conference president Dr Farooq Abdullah issued a statement expressing […]

Panic in Kashmir

Panic in Kashmir

  The Ministry of Home Affairs deciding to rush 10,000 additional troops to Kashmir has pressed the panic button in the Valley. Rumours are making rounds that additional forces are being rushed as the Centre has decided to scrap the Article 35A, which allows legislature to define permanent residents of the state. Last time additional […]

Politicians feeling the heat

Politicians feeling the heat

Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik revealing that in coming months two to three “big fishes” would be in the net of Anti Corruption Bureau (ACB) for their alleged involvement in corrupt practices has created ripples in the political circles. According to the media reports the ACB is currently investigating many corruption cases in […]

Wake up before it’s too late

Wake up before it’s too late

The drug addiction being on rise in Jammu and Kashmir has sent alarm bells ringing across the state. According to the data compiled by the Crime Branch of Jammu and Kashmir Police the supply and sale of banned drugs and narcotic substances is picking up fast in both Jammu and Kashmir regions. The drive against […]

US made to eat a humble pie

US made to eat a humble pie

Assertion of the United States President Donald Trump that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has offered him to mediate in Kashmir has triggered a row across the country but in Kashmir leaders have welcomed his statement. Almost all the Kashmiri leaders, including Farooq Abdullah, Mehbooba Mufti, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and others termed it as a welcome […]

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