Political, economic and cultural news from the state of Jammu & Kashmir.
Widespread Corruption in J&K
The highest level administrator in Jammu & Kashmir, Governor Satya Pal Malik, has revealed the extent of corruption plaguing the state. Corruption is rampant, unchecked and has completed eroded all sane levels of governance. It is one of the principal causes of disaffection with the Indian government and a huge barrier to all attempts at economic development. .Full article...
"In truth everything and everyone
Is a shadow of the Beloved,
And our seeking is His seeking
And our words are His words...
We search for Him here and there,
while looking right at Him.
Sitting by His side, we ask:
'O Beloved, where is the Beloved?'"
Jalal ad-Din Muhammad Rumi
Deadliest Highway Attack Claims 45 CRPF Men
Date: 15 Fwebruary 2019
In the deadliest attack on government forces after the start of insurgency nearly three decades back, a native from Pulwama rammed a car laden with explosives with a bus carrying 44 CRPF personnel near Lethopora along Jammu-Srinagar highway on Thursday afternoon. While all the 44 personnel travelling in the bus were killed, 45 others travelling in the adjacent vehicle were seriously injured and one of them admitted in Badamibagh army hospital succumbed to wounds, taking the death toll from paramilitary forces to 45.
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Youth Congress Promises to Root Out Drug Menace from Jammu & Kashmir State
Srinagar : State Vice President Jammu & Kashmir Pradesh Youth Congress Sheikh Aamir Rasool today promised to root out drug menace from the state if voted to power . He Said Congress was committed to bring all the drug addicts out of the menace ,Root out illegal business and put culprits in jail. He said while addressing Executive meeting of District Srinagar Youth Congress Office Bearers at Congress Bhawan Srinagar.
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