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
Two Suspected Lashkar-e-Taiba Militants Killed In Sopore Gunfight
Date: 14 December 2018
Two suspected militants were killed on Thursday in an encounter with security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Baramulla district, ANI reported. They belong to the Lashkar-e-Taiba, police said. The gunfight had broken out on Wednesday night in the Baratkalan-Gund Mohalla area in Sopore after a joint team of the Army's 22 Rashtriya Rifles, Special Operations Group and the Central Reserve Police Force launched a search operation in the area, GNS news agency reported. The operation was halted due to darkness and it resumed on Thursday morning.
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Human Rights Activist Raqif Makhdoomi terms Governor's order on SHRC as 'Justice Denying'
Srinagar, 1 December: Human Rights Activist Raqif Makhdoomi while terming order of Governor 'Restricting State Human Rights Commission from hearing complaints older than a year 'as Curbing it's independence' said this amendment has restricted SHRC and has raised many questions on it's being an 'Independent Unit'.
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