Exorbitant airfares leave Governor fuming

Exorbitant airfares leave Governor fuming

Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satyapal Malik has taken a strong note of air fares to Srinagar shooting up drastically during winters. During Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday (Feb, 2019) Governor Malik in his speech at Srinagar raked up the issue of airline companies charging the fares according to their […]

Landlocked Valley

Landlocked Valley

Nearly 500 Kashmiri students missing GATE examination due to the closure of Srinagar-Jammu highway is an unfortunate development. These students left no stone unturned to reach out to the authorities and made them aware about their inability to reach Jammu as the only link road, connecting Kashmir with rest of the world, had got blocked […]

Governor Malik fires another salvo

Governor Malik fires another salvo

Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satyapal Malik has dropped yet another bombshell by stating that he canceled two contracts involving Rs 300 crore as bribe. He made it public that corruption is rampant in Jammu and Kashmir and he wants to send at least seven officials to jail for their alleged involvement in corruption. Assertions of […]

Chilla-Kalan proves critics wrong

Chilla-Kalan proves critics wrong

People of Kashmir can heave a sigh of relief as the Chilla-Kalan, 40-day harshest period of winter in Kashmir, has ended. This year Chilla-Kalan showed its true colours as Kashmir witnessed one of its wettest January months after many years. People in Kashmir had in fact forgotten the real taste of the winter as sun […]

Omar plays mind game

Omar plays mind game

Former chief minister of Jammu and Kashmir and National Conference vice-president Omar Abdullah has been insisting that Prime Minister Narendra Modi led government should hold the assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir along with the forthcoming parliamentary polls. He has been stating that holding both the elections simultaneously in J&K is a litmus test for […]

Bonus denied

Bonus denied

Jammu and Kashmir government only paying one month extra salary to 114 employees for performing election duty has left the others fuming. When Panchayat and Urban Local Bodies polls were announced last year the government had promised its employees that they would be paid one month extra salary as bonus for election duty. This announcement […]

Walkout for what?

Walkout for what?

Senior leaders of Peoples Democratic Party and MLCs Naeem Akther and Khurshid Alam Bhat walking away from the R-Day venue in Srinagar has triggered a row. Both the leaders alleged that they were made to sit with the junior government officers and they were made to walk through mud to reach the venue of the […]

All weather road a joke!

All weather road a joke!

Inclement weather leading to closure of 270 km long Srinagar-Jammu highway has triggered crisis in Kashmir. The Valley bound passengers are stranded in Jammu for the past seven days and hundreds are stuck on the highway. Mainstream parties have cut across the party lines and are demanding that passengers stuck in Jammu and on the […]

Killings pain everyone

Killings pain everyone

  Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik has once again reiterated that he feels pained if a militant is killed. He once again urged the militants to give up arms and return to the mainstream. Since the day Governor Malik has taken over the reins of the state he on many occasions has asked […]

Lok Sabha, Assembly polls together?

Lok Sabha, Assembly polls together?

Speculations are rife that Ministry of Home Affairs has sought the ground report from the stakeholders and the security agencies to hold the assembly elections along with the parliamentary polls in Jammu and Kashmir. If the parliamentary polls and assembly elections are held together in J&K it would mean that political parties would be left […]