Srinagar, Jammu likely to get ‘Light Metro’, work may begin by year-end

Srinagar, Jammu likely to get ‘Light Metro’, work may begin by year-end

Jammu and Srinagar will soon get Light Rail Transit System corridors – a sort of light metro and detail project reports (DPR) for both the places have been completed, officials said. The much-hyped project will be managed by Metropolitan Regional...
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Srinagar, Sonawari, Awantipora prone to fresh floods: Reports

Srinagar, Sonawari, Awantipora prone to fresh floods: Reports

A disaster management report has revealed that the state has witnessed abrupt changes in the climate over the years and 13 districts here are among 100 districts in India which have been declared as multi-hazard districts.” “Majority areas of the...
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BJP sets 35 seat target for J&K, foresees to form next govt on its own

BJP sets 35 seat target for J&K, foresees to form next govt on its own

The BJP has set a target of winning at least 35 seats on its own in the forthcoming Assembly poll so as to have its own Chief Minister in this only Muslim-majority state of the country. Notably, the saffron party...
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Saffron party in a fix as opposition puts pressure on delimitation panel

Saffron party in a fix as opposition puts pressure on delimitation panel

The BJP is in a fix as opposition parties have stepped up the pressure to set a deadline for the delimitation of the Assembly seats to end the “bias” against the Jammu and Ladakh regions. Although the BJP has, from...
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Protecting the state’s Integrity & Unity high on our agenda: Farooq Abdullah

Protecting the state’s Integrity & Unity high on our agenda: Farooq Abdullah

National Conference President Dr. Farooq Abdullah Friday asserted that protecting the unity, integrity of state was the primary goal of the party besides materialising the idea of a welfare state as enshrined in Naya Kashmir document. Addressing delegations, i...
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Government toys with Delimitation Commission in J&K

Government toys with Delimitation Commission in J&K

Home Minister Amit Shah has hit the ground running, as expected. With a catalogue of review meetings, Shah has many crucial things on his agenda including redrawing the long pending delimitation of constituencies in Jammu and Kashmir. With President’s Ru...
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Over 100 rebels, 59 security personnel killed, 50 new youth took guns in 2019

Over 100 rebels, 59 security personnel killed, 50 new youth took guns in 2019

There has been a steady rise in the number of youths taking up arms in the valley since 2014 onwards as compared to 2010-2013, according to the data presented in Parliament. Over 100 rebels, including 23 foreigners, have been killed...
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PDP advocating for a joint initiative to safeguard J&K’s interests

PDP advocating for a joint initiative to safeguard J&K’s interests

Expressing concern on the attempts being made to fragment the mandate in Jammu and Kashmir, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) today asserted that it shall be open for a joint response to the new political challenges the state was facing. A...
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14 Hours by road or Rs 14000 Jammu-Srinagar flight, Repeated landslides on national highway continue to haunt commute

14 Hours by road or Rs 14000 Jammu-Srinagar flight, Repeated landslides on national highway continue to haunt commute

Frequent landslides at vulnerable spots on the Jammu-Srinagar National Highway have forced the Centre to send a high-level team from the Ministry of Home Affairs, which visited the affected areas of Ramban today. As uncertainty looms over the 270-km stretch...
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Don’t fall prey to BJP’s false promises, will surpass 1996 tally in Assembly elections: Devender Rana

Don’t fall prey to BJP’s false promises, will surpass 1996 tally in Assembly elections: Devender Rana

National Conference (NC) provincial president and former MLA, Devender Singh Rana on Tuesday asked people of Jammu not to fall prey to “false” election promises of Bharatiya Janata Party. Hitting out at BJP’s state chief Ravinder Raina for his assertion....
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