Legislative Autocracy!

Legislative Autocracy!

So, the Jammu and Kashmir legislative assembly passed a resolution on Tuesday asking the government to declare the birth anniversary of the last Dogra autocrat, Maharaja Hari Singh, an official holiday! Since when did ‘democracies’ start celebrating autocrats who have left behind a long history of untold tyranny that subjected people of his kingdom to […]

Malik resents govt’s “acts of repression”

Malik resents govt’s “acts of repression”

Srinagar: Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) chairman Muhammad Yasin Malik on Tuesday condemned the “ongoing oppression, raids, searches and other acts of suppression” in Kashmir valley in the backdrop of January 26. In a statement from central jail Srinagar, Malik said Kashmiris have been brutalized by bullets and pellets even when they protested peacefully for […]

Geelani casts aspersions on UK based Kashmir initiative

Geelani casts aspersions on UK based Kashmir initiative

Srinagar: Senior pro-freedom leader and Hurriyat Conference (G) chairman Syed Ali Geelani on Tuesday took a dig on a recently floated UK-based group that sought resolution of Kashmir through alternate explorations. Geelani in a statement said that people in Kashmir who are actively involved in the “struggle” have the exclusive right to “take any initiative […]

Hostel students back VC

Hostel students back VC

Srinagar: Students boarding in Kashmir University hostels have condemned the statement of ruling BJP legislator Ravinder Raina on Kashmir University vice chancellor Dr Khursheed Iqbal Andrabi. The legislator while justifying a probationary police officer’s action to halt and search the VC’s vehicle near Udhampur said that there was a chance of VC’s carrying a bomb […]

PHQ clarifies on termination of WOs

PHQ clarifies on termination of WOs

JAMMU: A police spokesman on Tuesday clarified that the ousting of 231 candidates selected, earlier, as Constables (Operators) in JKP saying that recruitment of these constables was made in terms of PHQ advertisement issued in 2007, which was challenged before the High Court and finally disposed off vide order dated 9-5-2014 by the virtue of […]

‘Food-grains under PDS to reach consumers by 10th of every month’

‘Food-grains under PDS to reach consumers by 10th of every month’

JAMMU: Minister for Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs (FCS&CA), Choudhary Zulfkar Ali, Tuesday said the consumers would get food-grains in the first 10 days of every month from March. In this regard, the Minister issued strict instructions to the officers saying that the government cannot afford that its consumers face any hardship due to […]

CUK VC holds placement drive under UDAAN

CUK VC holds placement drive under UDAAN

Srinagar: Central University of Kashmir (CUK) on Tuesday inaugurated training cum placement drive under GoI sponsored project UDAAN. The programme organized by the varsity’s Central Placement Cell was held in collaboration with Experis IT and was inaugurated by Vice-Chancellor of the varsity Prof. Mehraj ud Din Mir at its Nowgam-I Academic Block. Addressing the aspirants […]

Wire based industry aghast over govt move to scrap crate mesh use

SRINAGAR: Sicop Unit Holders Association Kashmir here have said that government’s decision to replace crate mesh with Gabion mesh will have adverse impact on factories manufacturing crate mesh rendering them non-operational. President of the association Masood Ali Wani, the fraternity is aghast on the decision of the department of Public Health Engineering and  Irrigation and […]

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