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SOP violation shows contempt for human lives

SOP violation shows contempt for human lives

The firing on protesters in Sirnoo village of South Kashmir’s Pulwama district has once again proved that restraint in crowd control policing is only an official statement used to silence the critics of civilan killings in Kashmir but not a policy to implement the Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) in controling the angry crowds marching to […]

PDP’s support to BJP’s divisive agenda

PDP’s support to BJP’s divisive agenda

Though PDP Chief and former Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti during a press conference in Srinagar this week very rightly accused Governor Satya Pal Malik of working on the agenda of a particular political party by continuing attempts of tinkering with the laws concerning special status and working of key institutions like Jammu & Kashmir Bank […]

Guv’s sermon’s on integrity

Guv’s sermon’s on integrity

Governor’s revealation that had he looked to Delhi before taking a call on dissolution of Jammu & Kashmir assembly the Peoples’ Conference Chairman Sajad Gani Lone would have become Chief Minister speaks volumes about the BJP’s intents to rule Jammu & Kashmir by proxy. Keeping in view the non stop intervention of successive central governments’ […]

Disqualification Of Being Modi’s “Poster Boy “In Kashmir

Disqualification Of Being Modi’s “Poster Boy “In Kashmir

Though the remark of Peoples’ Conference Chairman Sajad Gani Lone that Omar Abdullah was the poster of BJP in Kashmir during the reign of Attal Bihari Vajpayee led NDA Government goes uncontested but Sajad Lone as the poster boy of Narendra Modi led BJP government at the centre has more critics than Omar Abdullah in […]

Guv’s irresponsible remark on dissolution

Guv’s irresponsible remark on dissolution

Recommending presidential rule after the expiry of six month’s governor’s rule ending on December 19 this year in the absence of any workable combination for formation of a new government is though the only option available with the Governor Satya Pal Malik but governor denying recommendation for dissolution of assembly after the failure of major […]

Intents of discrimination in allotment of portfolios’

Intents of discrimination in allotment of portfolios’

Though Governor has the discretionary power to withdraw or allot any portfolio to his any advisor but balance has to be maintained in the allotment of portfolios’ on the principles of equality. Allotting key portfolios’ to one advisor and offering charges of insignificant departments to the other is against the spirit of administrative wisdom. Unfortunately […]

Satya Pal’s Off The Track remark

Satya Pal’s Off The Track remark

Contradicting his own remarks that dialogue is the domain of the central government and Prime Minister alone wields the power and authority to take call on dialogue with separatists and Pakistan the Governor Satya Pal Malik virtually went off the track this week when he said “ talks with the separatists are possible only if […]

3 digit election results

3 digit election results

Three digit election results have brought down into big disrepute the municipal elections held despite boycott by two largest mainstream political parties in Jammu & Kashmir state. It has not happened even in 1989 Lok Sabha elections when the lowest turn out of two and a half percent was recorded in three Lok Sabha constituencies […]

New age militancy debunks peace in Kashmir

New age militancy debunks peace in Kashmir

Policy makers in Delhi continuing with their arm twisting policy in Kashmir for the last four years though ought to learn lessons from the killing of scholar turned militant commander of Hizb-Ul-Mujahideen Manan Wani but don’t show willingness and readiness to concede the failures of its arm twisting policy in Kashmir despite knowing it fully […]

Killer highways: No solutions in offing

Killer highways: No solutions in offing

Road accidents resulting in the deaths of scores of people day in and day out don’t concern people in power particularly those overseeing the working of departments whose domain is road widening, road upgradation and regulation of traffic on highways. Though unprecedented rise in road accident deaths should have worried government more than the deaths […]

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