Editorial

‘Bloody Elections’, a Wakeup call !

16th April 2017 at 2:00 am Comments are Disabled

  National conference President and three time Chief Minster Dr. Farooq Abdullah has won the Srinagar Parliamentary seat defeating his closet rival of Peoples Democratic Party Nazir Ahamd Khan by nearly ten thousand votes in the by-polls held last Sunday. These elections have become an important part of the historyRead More

Bad roads, cause of concern !

Bad roads, cause of concern !

26th February 2017 at 1:52 am Comments are Disabled

  The condition of roads in Kashmir incites pity as loose gravel and pits have developed on roads across the valley due to recent snowfall and rains. The condition of roads is pathetic almost across the valley with authorities unwilling to show any urgency to undo the wrong doings .ManyRead More

Power Crises

28th December 2016 at 1:41 am Comments are Disabled

Amid severe Cold and Sub zero temperatures, Kashmir  Valley is facing frequent power outages which has put the people through an ordeal. The unscheduled  and long power cuts in almost all  parts of the valley  have  not only distressed people but also caused a slump in the economic activities. TheRead More

Human Rights Violations !

18th December 2016 at 12:41 am Comments are Disabled

At a time when the ‘ human Rights ‘ day is being observed all over, , J&K has been in news, lately, for alleged violation of human rights . In the last five months, the state particularly the valley has witnessed mass arrests, detentions, use of lethal weapons on protestors,Read More

Loan restructuring

29th November 2016 at 3:17 am Comments are Disabled

With life returning to normal after more than four months of unrest in valley, efforts are afoot to restructure the shattered economy of the valley that has taken a heavy toll during the unrest. The industry estimates reveal that the businessmen suffered a daily loss of Rs 100 crore inRead More

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Cross border Shelling

9th October 2016 at 8:27 am Comments are Disabled

The cross border shelling between India and Pakistan has triggered a large scale migration along the borders and line of control in the state .Thousands of people have migrated to safer areas   as the shelling continues unabated. The tensions along the borders refuse to die down in the wake ofRead More

Emergence of ‘ ISIS’ !

Emergence of ‘ ISIS’ !

20th June 2016 at 3:24 pm Comments are Disabled

The organization abbreviated as ISIS (Islamic State in Iraq and Syria) is not new in the region, nor is it a new found expression of the crises afflicting Arab societies at a moment of profound transformations, initiated by 2011 revolutions. To the contrary, ISIS is the offspring of more thanRead More

Of Kashmir, Kashmiriyat and Khirbhawani

Of Kashmir, Kashmiriyat and Khirbhawani

12th June 2016 at 9:55 am Comments are Disabled

Over the last several years, precisely in the aftermath of the Pandits’ migration from Kashmir, the annual religious festival of Khirbhawani at Tulmula has acquired an importance and character which seems less religious and more political. It has become a grand political stage for enacting what has been archaically mentionedRead More

Tosamaidan… let it not meet the fate of Gulmarg & pahalgam

Tosamaidan… let it not meet the fate of Gulmarg & pahalgam

5th June 2016 at 4:31 am Comments are Disabled

With Chief Minster Mehbooba Mufti announcing a separate development authority for    Tosamaidan, the place known for military drill base until recent past is now bound to find its place on the world tourism map. The beautiful lush green meadow is one of the most mesmerizing natural attractions for touristRead More

Return of Pundits…! Let People take a call

Return of Pundits…! Let People take a call

29th May 2016 at 11:39 am Comments are Disabled

With Chief Minster Mehbooba Mufti breaking her silence on the return of Pundits, the debate on their settlement in ‘separate colonies’ has once again raged across the political spectrum. Chief Minster on Saturday said unambiguously that Pundits will be brought back and settled in transit camps. She while replying toRead More