SMC employees call off proposed strike

SRINAGAR: On the assurance and intervention of the Minister for Housing and Urban Development Sat Pal Sharma, SMC Employees called off the proposed strike after a meeting with the Minister. During the meeting, the union represented by Muhammad Maqbool Malik and Ghulam Muhammad Solina projected several demands including the creation of more posts, removal of […]

Strike at SKIMS enters 5th day, critical patients sent back

Strike at SKIMS enters 5th day, critical patients sent back

Srinagar: Many critical patients had to go back after they were denied treatment at SKIMS Soura on Tuesday where resident doctors continued to boycott emergency duties for the fifth consecutive day. For Muhammad Ashraf of Lal Bazar, a four-day stay at SKIMS emergency ward came to an abrupt end today. “Instead of treating him, authorities […]

DAK threatens of indefinite strike after Eid if demands not met

SRINAGAR: Doctors Association of Kashmir led by Dr Suhail Naik has asked the government to “fulfill our genuine demands on fast track basis or we will proceed on indefinite strike immediately after Eid”. “This will cripple the peripheral health sector of Jammu and Kashmir and the onus and consequences there off will be on the […]

Less qualified people getting better pay than us: Clerical cadre employees

Less qualified people getting better pay than us: Clerical cadre employees

Srinagar: A strike by clerical cadre employees of the state, seeking resolution of “pay anomaly” has entered 17th day, with the employees resolving to continue their protest. The employees, serving different departments rue that the people will lesser qualification employed by the state on other posts are receiving better salaries than them. “Those with 10+2 […]

Clerical strike bringing schools on verge of closure: PSAK

Clerical strike bringing schools on verge of closure: PSAK

Ask government to resolve issued at earliest Srinagar: Private Schools Association of Kashmir (PSAK) Wednesday said that entire work in government offices particularly related to education department has shut down due to strike by clerks and the government needs to resolve the issue on emergency basis. The Association said that government and clerks need to […]

Patwar strike enters fourth day, protest held in Ganderbal

Patwar strike enters fourth day, protest held in Ganderbal

Ganderbal: Girdawars and patwaris of Ganderbal district held a sit in at Tehsil office Saturday on the fourth day of a strike called by All Jammu Kashmir Patwar Association. The strike affected working in Revenue department with people complaining of inconvenience. At Tehsil Headquarter the patwars and girdawars held a dharna from last three days […]

Strike demanding ADC post disrupts life in parts of Rajouri

Strike demanding ADC post disrupts life in parts of Rajouri

Jammu: An ongoing strike to press for an Additional Deputy Commissioner (ADC) post in the area disrupted normal life in parts of Rajouri district for the ninth day on Saturday, officials said. The strike was continuing in Nowshera, Sunderbani and Kalakote sectors near the Line of Control (LoC) since February 16 despite an appeal by […]

NHM employees extend strike by 144 hours

NHM employees extend strike by 144 hours

ARIF RASHID SRINAGAR: National Health Mission (NHM) employees on Thursday extended their strike for next 144 hours amid the deadlock on negotiations between the government and the protesting employees continues. The employee association took the decision at Pratap Park on the thirty day of their sit-in-protest. They also burnt their degree certificates in protest. Expressing […]

Doctors threaten state-wide stir as SKIMS deadlock continues

Doctors threaten state-wide stir as SKIMS deadlock continues

Srinagar: The resident doctors’ strike continued at the Sher-i-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences (SKIMS) Soura for the fourth day on Friday, leaving healthcare services to remain badly affected. The Jammu and Kashmir Doctors’ Coordination Committee (JKDCC) on Friday threatened to start a state-wide agitation in case the government failed to reinstate the ousted SKIMS Director, […]

Kangan Hydel project in dire straits due to employees’ strike

Kangan Hydel project in dire straits due to employees’ strike

Kangan: The daily rated employees working in second stage of Upper Sindh Hydel project Kangan have restarted their strike. The employees had launched a stir last month demanding regularization of their services. Official sources said that the daily wagers strike have forced authorities to arrange some need based employees from other sites to run the […]

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