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Road accidents

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Road accidents

The roads are becoming death traps for the common people in entire Jammu and Kashmir State especially in Chenab Valley region. The recent accident of high magnitude in which 17 civilians were killed brought focus back on the condition of the roads in Kishtiwar and Doda districts. Hundreds of people have been killed in the […]

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Looking back

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Looking back

J&K Government and Government of Punjab way back in 1979 agreed for water sharing and for compensating each other on the sharing of waters from river Ravi. According to that agreement, Kathua and Samba districts by this time should have been on the forefront for the green revolution. After some years due to the criminal […]

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Local body polls

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It is a virtual show down between the State Administration and all the important political parties in J&K State. While the State Administration is adamant to hold Panchayat and Local Body elections in the coming months of October to December, most of the political parties including National Conference (NC) and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) have […]

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Fear grips Valley

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Fear grips Valley

Unidentified gunmen have shot dead Geelani-led Hurriyat activist and a student in two different incidents in Kashmir Valley, sending fresh fears on the streets that government gunmen were given free hand. Another civilian of Kupwara district was shot dead in Srinagar by unidentified gunmen, sending shock waves among the people as they fear that government […]

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Crucial decisions

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Crucial decisions

The new Governor has taken path breaking decisions for the completion of many projects in J&K State and in the different high level meetings he has said that developmental activities in this hilly State should be the priority of the administration. In order provide fillip to the developmental activities across the State, the State Administrative […]

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Shadows of Article 35(A)

The shadows of Article 35(A) being challenged in different courts have shown that it has an impact on the overall turf mainstream politics in J&K State. Working President of National Conference and former Chief Minister Omar Abdullah said that to use only these elections as the reason to delay the decision on the Article 35(A) […]

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Raj Bhawan intervention

VThe new governor has reportedly intervened and sought the release of father of Hizb Operation Chief Riyaz Naikoo and said that he will not tolerate such actions by police as if they were some lawless force. One of the national newspapers has carried a story that the officials from the Raj Bhawan intervened and got […]

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Health orbit

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Health orbit

Health services in J&K State are virtually in shambles as authorities have failed to implement many central schemes for the rural population to get health care on their door step. The BJP-PDP coalition government has failed to deliver something concrete on the healthcare front and it was only in the Governor’s rule that some attention […]

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Human shield

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Human shield

Army did not act after the picture of a local tied to the bonnet of a jeep by Major Gogoi, but the army chief was forced to assure action against the same major as he was arrested by police after a complaint lodged by a private hotel that he was trying to enter into the […]

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Tragedies have returned to the villages around Tosa Maidan meadow the former army firing range which was cleared few years back to be the tourist spot and army had cleared the area from all the live shells. On August 12, 2018, four youth from the nearby village were hit by a live shell and one […]

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