Mehbooba makes one more attempt

Mehbooba makes one more attempt

Finally president of the Peoples Democratic Party and former Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti has acted against her family members, whom the PDP rebels had accused of destroying the party. Mehbooba has nominated Abdul Rehman Veeri as the Vice President of the Party, sacking her own uncle, Sartaj Madni who was holding the post till last […]

Holding Panchayat polls big challenge   

Holding Panchayat polls big challenge   

Jammu and Kashmir government is getting ready to hold the Municipal and Panchayat elections in the state and the schedule of these polls is likely to be announced in coming days. Since the day Governor’s rule has been imposed in the state holding of Panchayat elections has been a priority. These elections were scheduled to […]

Operation sanitation begins

Operation sanitation begins

As the 60-day Amarnath yatra is all set to culminate in a few days, Governor N N Vohra, who is also the chairman of Shri Amarnath Shrine Board, has directed the concerned camp directors and others to launch a massive sanitation drive in two phases of all the yatra camps and along the tracks. Nearly […]

Karnah flashflood victims await help

Karnah flashflood victims await help

Flashfloods wreaked havoc at Karnah near Line of Control in Kupwara district. The devastation caused by these flashfloods has hit the shopkeepers below their belt. Independent MLA Er Rashid, who visited Karnah recently, demanded that government should compensate the sufferers on the pattern of Leh cloudburst victims. According to the media reports entire Karnah market […]

Bullets no solution

Bullets no solution

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has once again reiterated that bullets are no solution to Kashmir problem and it can only be resolved by embracing people of the state. The PM Modi has repeated what he had said during his I-Day speech in 2017 that bullets are no solution to Kashmir. His assertion has rekindled hopes […]

Substandard medicines flood Kashmir

Substandard medicines flood Kashmir

Recently Rajashtan government recently sounded an alert and declared as many as eighteen vital medicines unfit for the human consumption. According to the media reports these medicines include antibiotics and commonly used salts. The circular issued by the Rajashtan government was forwarded to J&K government also. It had asked the Drug Controller of the state […]

J&K resources not utilized

J&K resources not utilized

Governor N N Vohra expressing dismay over the failure of the successive regimes to harness the hydropower potential of Jammu and Kashmir has exposed the claims of the politicians that they worked overtime to serve the people of the state. The Governor has pointed out that out of 20,000 mega watts hydro-electricity potential, state is […]

Jammu has to decide

Jammu has to decide

Gagan Bhagat, the BJP MLA from RS Pura, Jammu, has stirred the Hornet’s nest by defending the Article 35-A. He has threatened that people of Jammu would take to arms if this Article is scrapped. His assertions have created a furore within his party as he has challenged the stand of his own party. The […]

Govt without Mehbooba?

Govt without Mehbooba?

As the annual Amarnath pilgrimage has entered into last phase Bharatiya Janata Party has intensified the efforts to form the government in Jammu and Kashmir. The BJP National General Secretary Ram Madhav visited Srinagar on Thursday and held series of meetings with the BJP leaders, PDP rebels and party’s ally Sajad Lone. Speculations are rife […]

Significant decision

Significant decision

The State Administrative Council has taken yet another significant decision by privatizing the electricity metering in Jammu and Kashmir. This step would help in reducing the power pilferage in the state. The SAC has accorded sanction to the engagement of the Rural Electricity Corporation Power Distribution Company Limited (RECPDCL) for carrying out power meter procurement, […]