PHE cannot run away

PHE cannot run away

Quality of drinking water being supplied in Srinagar city has come under scanner as the PHE has failed to provide the details of the quality of the drinking water in the city to a RTI activist who had sought the information from the department. According to the media reports now the State Information Commission has […]

Daily wagers pushed to edge

Daily wagers pushed to edge

  Demands of nearly 60,000 daily wagers are still pending. They have been waiting to get regularized but till date the orders have not been issued. The former PDP-BJP government had announced that all these daily wagers would be regularized but the sudden fall of the erstwhile regime led to the process coming to a […]

Fingers crossed

Fingers crossed

Security agencies have tightened noose around the separatists to prevent them from intensifying poll boycott campaign in the Valley. To begin with J&K Police have arrested the JKLF Chairman Muhammad Yasin Malik and in coming days there is every possibility about curbs being imposed on the movement of the other separatist leaders. The Jammu and […]

NC, PDP bonhomie unnerves other players

NC, PDP bonhomie unnerves other players

National Conference and Peoples Democratic Party hinting at the possibility about burying the hatchet and coming forward to form the government in Jammu and Kashmir seems to have unnerved the Peoples Conference chief Sajad Gani Lone and the PDP rebel group. If PDP and NC join hands then the dreams of many people could get […]

Security agencies on toes

Security agencies on toes

With just a few days left for the Urban Local Bodies polls, the security has been beefed up in Kashmir. Police and other security agencies are on toes to ensure that these elections are held in a peaceful manner. The contestants who are taking part in these polls have been kept in high security zones […]

Kashmir resonates at UN

Kashmir resonates at UN

Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj has warned of ‘conflagration’ over Pakistan actions and has renewed New Delhi’s call for international action against violence. Swaraj while speaking at 73rd United Nations General Assembly debate accused Pakistan of abetting violence and promoting militancy. She threatened that India would not hesitate to cross the border and destroy training camps. […]

Proxy candidates?

Proxy candidates?

  The National General Secretary of Bharatiya Janata Party Ram Madhav has alleged that National Conference and Peoples Democratic Party are fielding proxy candidates in forthcoming municipal elections. “It is a good sign. The democracy should flourish. People should contest. We want participation of more and more people,” Madhav said while addressing a news conference […]

Ladakh, Kargil get more powers

Ladakh, Kargil get more powers

The Jammu and Kashmir Government has approved a bill to fully empower the Ladakh Autonomous Hill Development Council with greater administrative and financial powers. The LAHDC for Leh came into existence in 1995, while it was established in Kargil in 2003 with the primary objective of supervising various development works. However, along with the passage […]

NC, PDP caught in sticky situation

NC, PDP caught in sticky situation

Spokesman of National Conference Junaid Azim Mattu quitting National Conference and announcing his decision to contest the forthcoming municipal polls from Srinagar could just be a beginning. There is every possibility about other NC and PDP leaders following the footsteps of Mattu. Both National Conference and Peoples Democratic Party had announced to boycott the panchayat […]

Talks offer again

Talks offer again

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh has again said that the Government of India is ready for dialogue with “everyone” on Kashmir issue. Just a few months ago Rajnath Singh during his visit to Srinagar had said that GoI is ready to talk to “right minded people” in Jammu and Kashmir. At that point of time […]