Make a choice!

The Jammu and Kashmir government acting tough against the SKIMS doctors who were caught indulging in private practice is a strong message for the doctors, who get Non Practicing Allowance (NPA) to stay away from their private clinics. Removing Director SKIMS is a message for all the heads to ensure that the people working under […]

US-Pak relations hit a new low

American President Donald Trump blocking the financial aid to Pakistan has triggered debate across the sub-continent. Pakistan Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has said that Washington’s financial assistance was “very, very insignificant” and that Islamabad was “on the forefront of the war on terror”. In an interview with the Guardian, Abbasi said that reports about […]

J&K Congress leaders at loggerheads

The party which shared power for 12 years in Jammu and Kashmir is on crossroads. At present the party leaders are fighting among themselves to establish their writ and the race for who would be next JKPCC chief has brought the party leaders at loggerheads. Leaders from Jammu region are blaming the leaders from Kashmir […]

Tourists are back

There is good news for the people associated with the Tourism industry in Kashmir. Many tourists visited the Valley on the new-year eve and celebrated the advent of 2018 in Glumarg, Phalgam, Srinagar and other places. It’s after nearly three years that tourists have thronged that famous ski-resort of Gulmarg in winters and are enjoying […]

Address winter woes

  Since the day winter has set in Kashmir, people are facing lot of problems. They are facing acute shortage of electricity and even there are reports that ration depots and Anganwari Centers in far-flung areas are running dry. In absence of the electricity people are resorting to old methods to ensure that winter doesn’t […]

Kashmiris look for better avenues

The dwindling number of skilled and unskilled labourers in Kashmir is a cause of concern. Jobs of masons, carpenters, labourers, and other small time workers have been taken up by the non-locals from other states. Most of them have got settled permanently in Kashmir Some of the vendors, including sweet sellers and confectioners, plumbers, electricians […]

Environment under threat

  The mighty Chinar trees and water bodies in Kashmir are under threat as trees are being frequently cut down and water bodies are being encroached upon. Many Chinar trees were cut on one or other pretext in Srinagar city in 2017. Cutting of these trees didn’t stop till the matter was brought into the […]

Countdown has begun

The announcement of Panchayat polls in Jammu and Kashmir has set the ball rolling for political activities to begin. These polls would be held on non-partisan basis. But the fact is that mostly political workers contest these polls. In Jammu region Congress and BJP have already set the ball rolling and meetings are being held […]

Drug addiction on rise

  A few months ago Jammu and Kashmir High Court had directed the State Government to consider the issue of drug addiction on a special platform which has been adopted by other states. Hearing a Public Interest litigation, a division bench of Justice Ramalingam Sudhakar and Justice M K Hanjura held that the issue relating […]

Move beyond stone-pelting

The Union Minister of State for Home Hansraj Ahir has once again asserted that stone pelting incidents in Jammu and Kashmir have declined and situation is improving. The central and the state governments have been patting their backs for ensuring agitation-free 2017 in Kashmir and are projecting it as a big success. Government granting amnesty […]