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PDP’s silence on Madhav’s remark

PDP’s silence on Madhav’s remark

Though National Conference (NC) Vice President and former Chief Minister Omar Abdullah reacted sharply to the recent remark of BJP National General Secretary Ram Madhav on the possibility of NC’s participation in the next elections with a counter remark ‘National Conference won’t give a walk over to BJP and its allies in Kashmir’ but PDP […]

Omar’s Union Minister like tweet

Omar’s Union Minister like tweet

Though National Conference Vice President and former Chief Minister Omar Abdullah is known for his tweets against the BJP and the incumbent central government on policies and stands over Kashmir but last week Omar asked Imran Khan led government in Pakistan to address India’s concerns on Kashmir the way Union Home Minister or Foreign Minister […]

Institutional Jurisdictions Trespassed

Institutional Jurisdictions Trespassed

Like naives public functionaries are trespassing institutional and administrative jurisdictions these days in Jammu & Kashmir. Demonstrating actions of institutional trespassing the newly elected Mayor Srinagar Municipal Corporation (SMC) Junaid Azim Matoo last week entered into an unwanted row with IGP traffic Basant Rath who very rightly told him that traffic management in Srinagar city […]

Road safety measures more cosmetic less practicable

Road safety measures more cosmetic less practicable

The traffic police department has recently put into place some new road safety measures and announced that drivers of passenger vehicles will have to use uniforms and fastening of seat belts would be mandatory for people driving either passenger or private vehicles. Though the new measures are a welcome steps but need to implemented on […]

Rath Is Right

Rath Is Right

Very rightly the Inspector General of Traffic Police Basant Rath has told the newly elected Mayor Srinagar Municipal Corporation (SMC) that management of traffic in Srinagar city is not the domain of Mayor SMC but the city traffic police. Right may be Mayor SMC Junaid Matoo that barely within two days after his joining he […]

Mess of power generation and distribution in Kashmir

Mess of power generation and distribution in Kashmir

Though the gaps between the demand and supply of power increase in the chilly seasons of winter, but the power supply worsened beyond the expectations of consumers in Kashmir valley this winter season. Despite public outcry against the erratic power supply government does not wake up from deep slumber to smoothen the distribution of power […]

Dying soul of voting conscience in Kashmir

Dying soul of voting conscience in Kashmir

Though the plans of installing a handpicked political defector were obvious when Governor Satya Pal Malik weeks before the municipal elections in Jammu and Kashmir during an interview on a TV news channel in Delhi said that Junaid Azam Matoo would be the Mayor Srinagar Municipal Corporation but even naives won’t imagine that the voting […]

Secret ballot for city Mayor: A mockery of democracy

Secret ballot for city Mayor: A mockery of democracy

Tinkering with the institutions and the laws is now a routine practice for the new Jammu & Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik and his latest order invoking an amendment in the Jammu & Kashmir municipal act for election of Mayor in Srinagar and Jammu municipal corporations shows his intents of opening new gates of horse […]

Chaotic urban traffic management in Kashmir

Chaotic urban traffic management in Kashmir

As the road widening projects have not been executed well in time in Kashmir valley , the traffic congestion on roads due to ever increasing traffic have multiplied over the period of years . Consequently the concerns of people on traffic chaos in Srinagar city and major towns of Kashmir valley have compounded as majority […]

Crisis of water management in Kashmir

Crisis of water management in Kashmir

There is gross mismanagement of water in Jammu and Kashmir and more so in Kashmir valley. Though Kashmir Valley is known for having abundant ground water resources of good quality by virtue of being underground and protected from any kind of surface water contamination, but the poor management pollutes the water taped for drinking purposes. […]

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