Basant Rath Sacrificed

Basant Rath Sacrificed

Basant Rath, the outgoing IGP(Traffic) had, once tweeted about power and the measure of men(women). To paraphrase the unconventional young officer of worth, he had stated and implied that “ the test of a person’s character was how he(she) dealt with power”. Little would have Rath known that it would be the distortion(s) of power […]

Basant Rath’s transfer evokes outrage on social media

Basant Rath’s transfer evokes outrage on social media

Srinagar: Social media users in Kashmir expressed their anger against the transfer of IGP Traffic Basant Kumar Rath and blamed Mayor of Srinagar Municipal Corporation (SMC) Junaid Mattu for government’s decision to remove the popular IPS officer. Rath, who is credited with streamlining the traffic system in Jammu and Kashmir in less than one year […]

JK may come under President’s rule

JK may come under President’s rule

Jammu and Kashmir is unlikely to have a popular government anytime soon as the Government of India (GoI) may recommend a spell of President’s rule at the expiry of Governor’s rule on December 19, official sources said.
Under the Constitution of Jammu and Kashmir, there is no provision for extension of Governor’s rule.

CS tells admin to gear up: Reviews winter preparedness in Kashmir

CS tells admin to gear up: Reviews winter preparedness in Kashmir

SRINAGAR: Chief Secretary B V R Subrahmanyam Sunday directed the Divisional Commissioner, Kashmir and deputy commissioners of Kashmir division to remain alive to the weather prediction for the next week and ensure that the action plan for restoration of basic services is in place in advance with role clarity. Following directions from the Governor to […]

Start providing interim relief to snow affected farmers: CS

Start providing interim relief to snow affected farmers: CS

Srinagar: Chief Secretary B V R Subramanyam Sunday directed the district administration to start the process of providing interim relief by November 12th to the farmers affected by Nov 3, 4, snowfall, till final assessment is completed. He said that keeping in view the extensive losses caused by the snowfall, Governor’s administration has declared the […]

Governor chairs security review meet

Governor chairs security review meet

JAMMU: In a meeting involving senior civil, police, central armed police, army, and state and central intelligence agencies, Governor Satya Pal Malik undertook a detailed review of security management related issues at the Raj Bhavan here. The meeting was attended by Vijay Kumar, Advisor to Governor; Lt Gen. Ranbir Singh, Northern Army Commander; BVR Subrahmanyam, […]

Departments reallocated to advisors

Departments reallocated to advisors

SRINAGAR: Governor Satya Pal Malik on Friday reallocated the departments to advisors B B Vyas, K Vijay Kumar, Khurshid Ahmad Ganai and Kewal Krishan Sharma. As per a notification issued by the General Administration Department (GAD) here Friday evening, the Planning, Development & Monitoring, Rural Development & Panchayati Raj, Ladakh Affairs, Election, Disaster Management, Relief […]

K K Sharma assumes office as advisor to Governor

K K Sharma assumes office as advisor to Governor

JAMMU: Kewal Krishan Sharma, who has served as Chief Secretary of Delhi and Goa, on Thursday assumed office as fourth advisor to the Governor Satya Pal Malik who already has three advisors – B B Vyas, K Vijay Kumar and Khurshid Ahmad Ganai. Sharma, a 1983 batch AGMUT Cadre IAS officer, belongs to Billawar town […]

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