J&K bungles crores in IAY scheme, centre likely to stop funding

Bharti Jasrotia Centrally sponsored housing scheme for rural poor, Indira Aawas Yojana (IAY) has been bungled by the authorities in the Jammu and Kashmir government. The scheme funds have... Read more »

BJP assures Mehbooba of sticking to ‘coalition dharma’

After last week’s one-on-one meeting between Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti, and BJP’s national general secretary, Ram Madhav, there again seems to be ‘quiet, easy, smooth and... Read more »

Negligent JMC, traffic police allow billboards on roadsides

Vishal Sharma Jammu, May 26: Regardless of road safety of commuters, both the Jammu Municipal Corporation (JMC) and Traffic Police Jammu have given green signal to the installation of... Read more »

Hizb suffers major blow, Burhan’s close aide captured

The security forces on Saturday said that they have apprehended a top militant of Hizb-ul-Mujahedeen and termed the seizure as a ‘major blow’ to Kashmir’s frontline militant outfit. A... Read more »

Badly damaged roads expose ‘75 mm macdamisation’ promise of J&K govt

Pardeep Singh Bali Claimed to have macadamized over 3000 kms road stretch, Jammu and Kashmir government is unable to explain reasons for roads having gone from bad to worse.... Read more »

HC talks tough, seeks clear stand on paid ‘Atka Aarti’

Vishal Sharma Jammu, May 26: Jammu and Kashmir High Court has asked Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shine Board (SMVDSB) to clear its stand over the ‘Paid Atka Aarti’ scheme... Read more »

PMO website launched in 6 regional languages

Going multilingual, the official website of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Office is now available in six major regional languages, including Gujrati, Marathi, Malayalam and Bengali, as part of efforts... Read more »

Army can’t operate in civilian areas without AFSPA: Parrikar

Army cannot operate in civilian areas without a contentious act that gives it sweeping special powers, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar has said, amid demands from several quarters that act... Read more »