Mufti Sayeed’s dream to draft eco-tourism policy remains unfulfilled

Mufti Sayeed’s dream to draft eco-tourism policy remains unfulfilled

SRINAGAR: Four months before his death, the then Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed had directed the forest department to form eco-tourism policy and start on pilot basis eight projects on eco-tourism mode across the Jammu and Kashmir. Two years have passed neither the policy nor the projects have come up, courtesy official apathy. A top […]

Projects started by Mufti in Anantnag await completion

Projects started by Mufti in Anantnag await completion

ANANTNAG: Projects taken up during the chief ministership of late Mufti Mohammad Sayeed are awaiting completion in Anantnag, some of them incomplete even after 12 years. Among the major projects approved by Mufti during his first term as chief minister was the Rs 5-crore shopping complex-cum-parking lot in Lal Chowk area of Anantnag. The project […]

New Delhi desperate to see J&K with begging bowl: Geelani

New Delhi desperate to see J&K with begging bowl: Geelani

Srinagar: Describing the exploitation of natural resources of Jammu and Kashmir as “loot and plunder” of New Delhi, Hurriyat Conference (G) on Wednesday said that India with its military might occupied the state and grabbed all its natural resources with the facilitation of its “henchmen” including Farooq Abdullah and Mufti Syed. Geelani said the “forced […]

Family ‘not keen’, Mufti’s name dropped from Padma list: Report

Family ‘not keen’, Mufti’s name dropped from Padma list: Report

Srinagar: The BJP-led government is believed to have dropped former late Chief Minster Mufti Mohammad Sayeed from the list of Padma awardees whose names were announced on India’s Republic Day, Indian Express reported. The newspaper, quoting sources, reported that among the 89 awardees, PDP patron Mufti’s name was dropped from the list at the last […]

Dealing with Dissent

Dealing with Dissent

Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti termed ‘divergence of opinion’ in a democracy as the soul of the constitution and attributed the lack of democracy as a “common factor” among the countries facing strife these days. Mehbooba also said that peace was requisite for development. Echoing her, Governor NN Vohra said in his Republic Day address that […]

Peace must for development: Mehbooba

Peace must for development: Mehbooba

Jammu: Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Wednesday said the divergence of opinion in democracy and diversity of cultures is the soul of the constitution and the symbol of greatness in India. She said lack of democracy is the common factor in all the countries around the world, which are facing strife these days. In her […]

THE KASHUR: We are Us

THE KASHUR: We are Us

By Shabeer Rather   Whenever one sits with politicians, whether mainstream or off stream or whenever one indulge in a political discussion with the common people regardless of whether they are pro-freedom, pro- Indian or pro- Pakistani, or when discusses Kashmir politics with social activists, journalists or other public persons, they invariably arrive at the […]

CM releases book, launches website on Mufti Sayeed

CM releases book, launches website on Mufti Sayeed

JAMMU: A book containing speeches of former Chief Minister, Mufti Mohammad Sayeed and write ups on him by some famed writers was released by the Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti here on Friday. She also launched a website www.muftisayeed.com containing videos and pictures of the former CM besides his speeches and interviews. The book has been […]

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