Nexus of corrupt still operating in Agri deptt, SVC recommendations remain unimplemented

Nexus of corrupt still operating in Agri deptt, SVC recommendations remain unimplemented

Syed Bilal Ahmed Jammu Tawi, February 19 Despite registering multiple cases of corruption by State Vigilance Commission (SVC) against higher officials of department of agriculture, horticulture and floriculture), the nexus of corrupt officials operating in these departments is still alive. The government employees, holding lucrative posts in the respective departments have not responded to a

LADHC autonomous but where is financial autonomy, discipline?

Syed Junaid Hashmi JAMMU, Feb 18: Budgeted allotments are not transferred to Ladakh Autonomous Hill Development Council (LADHDC) and the expenditure is met from other accounts and later recouped. Despite having given autonomous status to LAHDC, no government has given the financial autonomy that the council richly deserves after having got the autonomous status. According

Frauds, excess payments, pensions on photo-copies plague treasuries across J&K, says Audit

Syed Junaid Hashmi JAMMU, Feb 17: Auditor General has noticed treasuries across Jammu and Kashmir of allowing fraudulent withdrawals, making excess payment and releasing payments on the photocopy of the Pension Payment Order (PPO). Calling it a major scam, audit has demanded that the state government should set-up a panel of officers to find out

Is loot-Khasoot on? J&K’s forest Babus not in mood to change administrative, financial management: Audit

Syed Junaid Hashmi JAMMU, Feb 16: Despite having a tough minister at the helm of affairs, Jammu and Kashmir Forest department seems to be in no mood to change course and improve both administrative as well as financial management in one of the state’s largest department. Despite reporting anomalies every year, Accountant General’s office has

Pak warns against cross-border strike

 Newspoint Bureau ISLAMABAD/SRINAGAR: Pakistan warned India against cross-border strikes after Indian authorities blamed Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) for an attack on an Army camp in which soldiers and their families were targeted. Saturday’s attack on the Sunjuwan camp in Jammu was the worst in months, with five soldiers and the father of one of the soldiers

LeT claims responsibility

Newspoint Bureau Srinagar, February 12: Militant outfit Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) claimed responsibility for unsuccessful fidayeen attack on CRPF camp at Karan Nagar in Srinagar on Monday. The LeT informed the local media that militant of the outfit were involved in the attack on the camp. A CRPF constable was killed in the fierce encounter which ensued after