The other deadly virus

At a time when the world is fighting the dreaded coronavirus pandemic, some black elements in the society are creating a scary and sensational atmosphere by spreading fake news on social media....

Are we safe?

At a time when the World Health Organisation (WHO) has declared the COVID-19 as pandemic and so many countries across the world are on a high alert to save the lives of their citizens from this deadly disease, the administration here in J&K seems less concerned for the welfare of the people. Though there are fewer COVID-19 positive cases across J&K, the figures could be inaccurate as there is no proper check for the people who might be infected with the coronavirus.

Instant justice

Seven years ago on December 16, 2012, a 23-year-old paramedic student, now known as Nirbhaya, was brutally gang-raped by six people while she was on her way back home. She later died of her injuries. At that time, the whole country collectively demanded justice for the victim

Avoid shortcuts

There was a time when mothers used to get the topmost respect in the society for going through one of the most terrible pains known to mankind – the labour pain. Our...

KPC: Time to set priorities & deliver

Journalists in Kashmir have always faced the brunt in the line of duty in conflict-ridden Kashmir. They have always been the target of all sides. For years the journalists were yearning to have a platform where they can raise the issues pertaining to their security and economic well-being.

Rise & Fall of Kashmir political parties

In the recently concluded Parliamentary polls, National Conference (NC) and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), the two main regional mainstream political parties in Jammu and Kashmir, witnessed a puzzling result, totally contrary to each other....

Delhi’s Diktat

Is it really what we the people of Jammu and Kashmir are heading for? Surprisingly, every month we are witnessing a new surprise in the form of a new diktat from New Delhi as well...

Terrorism and religion

The recent brutal terror attack on the Al Noor Masjid in New Zealand has once again shown the growing hatred against the Muslims in and outside India. The barbaric terror attack in which 49 people...

Highway Management

In the good old days, the administration which included district police and traffic police would always be well prepared to address the issues arising out of blockade of Srinagar-Jammu highway, particularly in the winter...

PDD workers in peril

Although hundreds of daily-wagers and need-based employees of J&K’s Power Development Department put their lives at risk to ensure uninterrupted power supply to our homes, the policymakers have failed to evolve a rehabilitation policy...

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