India

PIL challenging extension in service of BA Khan
DB directs Secys. MHA, DoPT J&K CS, GAD, ACB & Baseer Ahmed Khan to file response within 03 weeks

July 13, 2019
Golden yug
Jammu, JULY-12-2019-:- Today in a significant order a Special Division Bench of the State High Court comprising Justice Dhiraj Singh Thakur and Justice Sanjeev Kumar in the open court issued notices to Secretary Ministry of Home Affairs Govt. of India, Secretary Department of Personnel and Trainings Govt. of India, Chief Secretary J&K, Commissioner/Secretary General Administration Department... Read More

Conduct of elections to ULB/Panchayats
Sanctioned leave to Police personals barring on Medical ground cancelled

October 02, 2018
srinagar, oct 1 :
In pursuance to Govt order No.1447-GAD of 2018 dated 24.09.2018 regarding schedule of elections for Urban Local Bodies and Panchayats across the state, it is hereby ordered that Leave of any kind sanctioned to government employees(s)- except leave sanctioned on medical grounds or for study purposes) shall stand cancelled forthwith. The concerned employee (s) shall report to their respective pl... Read More

Conduct of elections to ULB/Panchayats
Sanctioned leave to Police personals barring on Medical ground cancelled

October 02, 2018
srinagar, oct 1 :
In pursuance to Govt order No.1447-GAD of 2018 dated 24.09.2018 regarding schedule of elections for Urban Local Bodies and Panchayats across the state, it is hereby ordered that Leave of any kind sanctioned to government employees(s)- except leave sanctioned on medical grounds or for study purposes) shall stand cancelled forthwith. The concerned employee (s) shall report to their respective pl... Read More

Conduct of elections to ULB/Panchayats
Sanctioned leave to Police personals barring on Medical ground cancelled

October 02, 2018
srinagar, oct 1 :
In pursuance to Govt order No.1447-GAD of 2018 dated 24.09.2018 regarding schedule of elections for Urban Local Bodies and Panchayats across the state, it is hereby ordered that Leave of any kind sanctioned to government employees(s)- except leave sanctioned on medical grounds or for study purposes) shall stand cancelled forthwith. The concerned employee (s) shall report to their respective pl... Read More

DPC Committee illogically forwarded undeserving case
Engaged as Accounts Clerk under SRO 43 Ankush Kapoor got 3 promotions within three years

September 29, 2018
GY CORRESPONDENT JAMMU SEP. 28
Promoted Informatics officer ignoring norms, other deserving candidates Statutory Rules and Orders (SRO) 43 which is also known as J&K Compassionate Appointment Rules, 1994 dated 22-2-1994 came into existence in J&K to provide Govt jobs to kith and kins of Govt employees who die on duty to allow the family members of deceased to live a decent life. But it has been observed that in some cases th... Read More

Cabinet nod to ordinance to make practice of instant triple talaq a penal offence

September 20, 2018
GY CORRESPONDENT NEW DELHI, SEP. 19
The Union Cabinet approved Wednesday an ordinance to ban the practice of instant triple talaq, with Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad saying there was a "compelling necessity" to bring the measure as instances of "talaq-e-biddat" continued unabated despite the Supreme Court striking it down Under the proposed ordinance, giving instant triple talaq will be illegal and void and will attract a ja... Read More

Cabinet approves increase in honorarium for Anganwadi & Asha workers

September 20, 2018
GY CORRESPONDENT NEW DELHI, SEP. 19
Cabinet approves increase in honorarium for Anganwadi & Asha workers GY CORRESPONDENT NEW DELHI, SEP. 19 The Union Cabinet Wednesday approved an increase in the honorarium for Anganwadi and Asha workers which will become effective next month. Anganwadi workers receiving Rs 3,000 per month will now get Rs 4,500. Similarly, those at mini-Anganwadi centres receiving Rs 2,200 per month will now ... Read More

90 observer appointed for Municipal Bodies election 2018

September 09, 2018
GY CORRESPONDENT
JAMMU, SEPT. 08: Governor Administration today accorded sanction to the nomination of officers as observers for the conduct of Municipal Election 2018. According to order released today vide order No. 1359-GAD of 2018 dated: 08.09.2018 with reference No. 2028/CEO/ME/Obs/2018/4608 dated: 28.08.2018 from Chief Electoral Officer, Jammu and Kashmir. According to order 19 Joint Directors from differ... Read More

2DySPs shifted

September 09, 2018
In partial modification to PHQ Order No. 4524 of 2018 dated 06.09.2018, it is hereby ordered that Dr. Sunniya, DYSP Crime Branch Jammu, under orders of transfer as SDPO Akhnoor vice Munish Kumar is posted as SDPO Gandhi Nagar Jammu vice Mohammad Rafiq Manhas.Munish Kumar, DYSP, under orders of posting as DYSP 1R-8th Bn shall continue as SDPO Akhnoor.Mohammad Rafiq Manhas, SDPO Gandhi Nagar Jam... Read More

31 DySPs transferred & posted

September 09, 2018
golden yug
In the interest of administration adjustment/transfer/posting of Assistant Superintendent of Police/Deputy Superintendents lice is ordered with immediate effect.Sudhanshu Verma, IPS (JK:2015) SDPO Nehru Park is transferred and posted as SDPO Sadder vice Fahad Tak,Ms. P. D. Nitya, IPS (JK:2016), awaiting orders of adjustment is posted as SDPO Nehru Park, Srinagar vice Sudhanshu Verma, IPS Ms. Ta... Read More

15 DySPs shifted

September 07, 2018
golden yug
Consequent upon their placement as I/C DYSsP vide Government Order No. 1177-Home of 2018 dated 29.08.2018, the adjustment of I/c DYSsP is ordered with immediate effect.Qazi Syed Mahmood is posted as Staff Officer of DIG NKR Baramulla against available vacancy.Bashir Ahmad Shah is posted as DYSP AC HG Ganderabal against available vacancy.Ajaz Ahmed Shah is posted as DYSP JKAP-14th Bn against avail... Read More

Objective of e-tendering gets defeated
UEED Executive Engineer acting as dictator, allotting work out of way

September 05, 2018
golden yug
With a aim to boost transparency and accountability in developmental works , J&K Govt had started e-tendering and also to ensure that contractor dare not misuse funds and work be completed in stipulated time period and also so that quality of work is not compromised. However the e-tendering fails to bring transparency as the codal formalities before inviting a tender are being over sighted as it ... Read More

Major bovine smuggling bid foiled by Nagrota Police
71 bovine animals rescued, 3 persons arrested, 4 trucks seized

September 04, 2018
GOLDEN YUG
Jammu: Nagrota police today foiled a major bovine smuggling attempt and rescued 71 bovine animals from the clutches of bovine smugglers and arrested 03 bovine smugglers.04 trucks has been seized in this connection. On specific Information, Nagrota Police laid special nakas at different places. Trucks carrying bovine animals illegally to Kashmir Valley were signalled to stop at Ban Toll Plaza for c... Read More

No one held responsible for blacktopping work worth Rs 10 lacs damaged within 24 hours
Open loot & plunder of public money in JMC

September 04, 2018
GOLDEN YUG
Enquiry committee ensured shielding suspended wrongdoers, likely to be reinstated soon The complete mess in Jammu Municipal Corporation is not new and is evident on daily basis with expose of public funds getting mismanaged for vested interests . The live example of this is no one has been held responsible by JMC for substandard work of black topping worth Rs. 9,24,141/- which got washed ou... Read More

DB seeks report from VOK regarding embezzlement of public funds in road widening

August 31, 2018
GY CORRESPONDENT SRINAGAR, AUG. 30
In a Public Interest Litigation filed by Civil Society Tral regarding road widening, A Division Bench of State High Court Comprising Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice Alok Aradhe observed that during the course of hearing this Court informed that with regard to the stretch of the road between Sumbal to Bandipora, large amounts of public funds have been embezzled and that an FIR has been regi... Read More

Govt orders regular updating of official websites

August 30, 2018
golden yug
SRINAGAR, AUG 29: The Governor"s Administration has ordered that the official websites of the Government Departments should be updated regularly. "The Website updation is a recurring task, which needs to be looked alter regularly by the designated Officers/Officials of the concerned departments," said a circular issued by the General Administration Department. "It is as such requested to al... Read More

PIL filed in HC for constitution of Shrine Board in Machail Mata as well as Special Investigation team

August 29, 2018
GY CORRESPONDENT Jammu, AUG. 28:
A Public Interest Litigation has been one Practicing advocate Ajay Kumar Sharma hailing from Kishtwar for constitution of Shrine Board at Machial Mata and for constituting a Special Investigation Team who will look into the financial irregularities and assets of the Sarv Shakti Sevak Sanstha. In the Petition it was alleged by the Petitioner that the management who is looking after the affairs ... Read More

PIL seeking demolish the illegal constructions and unauthorized buildings at Patnitop
DB directs CEO PDA to file affidavit showing detail regarding encroachments

August 29, 2018
GY CORRESPONDENT Jammu, AUG. 28:
In a Public Interest seeking to initiate action against the defaulters and demolish the illegal constructions and unauthorized buildings at Patnitop which have been raised without any permission and are being raised without any permission and also, against the illegal constructions and buildings who have violated the building permission granted by the authorities appointed under Building Contro... Read More

Introspection
Criminalization of politics should end for stronger, vibrant nation

August 29, 2018
Even after court of law is of opinion that criminalization of politics is rot should be ended and those who know are criminals also want their wards and family members joining politics should not be criminals. Criminalization has greater impact on bureaucracy, which ends with high corruption and mess of affairs in the country. However, taking cognizance the Supreme Court has reserved its verdict o... Read More

Govt declared 14th April as holiday

April 12, 2018
golden yug
jammu, APR 11 : Jammu and Kashmir government on Wednesday declared 14th April as holiday on account of Shab-e-Mehraj. In an order issued here, government announced its decision. "In partial modification of government order No. 1584-GAD of 2017, dated 14.12.2017, the holiday on account of "Shab-e-Mehraj shall be observed on 14th April 2018(Saturday) instead of 13th April, 2018 (Friday) in the Gover... Read More

Grand success of Jammu Bandh eye-opener for PDP-BJP Agenda of Alliance
JCCI status cut short by business establishments

April 12, 2018
Golden yug
Difficult for BJP to regain lost glory & voters trust Jammu: Jammu Bandh call given by J&K High Court Bar Association (JKHCBA) on Wednesday remained by all measures was a grand success. The call was given over demand of deportation of Rohingyas from Jammu and handing over of the Kathua rape-and-murder case to the CBI besides for urging the Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti for taking back her order... Read More

Nutrition provided to Anganwadi centers across state not up to mark
J&K Govt fails to put into practice ICDS scheme

April 10, 2018
Golden yug
Anganwadi Centers deficient, Director "lethargic" in implementation of scheme Integrated Child Development Services (ICDS) is primarily concerned with the implementation of schemes related to children in the age group of 0-6 years, adolescent girls out of school in the age group 11-14 years as well as pregnant and lactating women. Integrated Child Development Scheme (ICDS) is an Indian gov... Read More

Minister Bali Bhagat negligence responsible for poor Health & Medical services infrastructure
Crores remained unspent by District Hospital Kathua

April 06, 2018
Golden yug
No visible improvement with regard to facilities to patients National Health Mission (NHM) now subsumes NHM (National Rural Health Mission) & NUHM (National Urban Health Mission) which have been designated as sub-missions (of NHM). National Rural Health Mission (NHM) is aimed at bringing about dramatic improvement in the health system and the health status of the people especially those living ... Read More

3 Private Secretaries shuffled

April 04, 2018
golden yug
In the interest of administration, the transfers and postings are hereby ordered with immediate effect.Ms. Nusrat Shaheen, Private Secretary in the personal section of Secretary to the Government, Ladakh Affairs Department is transferred and posted as Private Secretary in the personal section of Director Estates, J&K.Ms. Renu Munshi, Private Secretary, awaiting orders of posting in the General Adm... Read More

4 Directors shifted

April 04, 2018
golden yug
In the interest of administration, Govt today ordered thatMs.Laila Chanda, Director Accounts & Treasuries, Kashmir is transferred and shall hold the charge of the post of Director General, Budget, Finance Department.Ms. Tehseena Mufti, Director Finance, Cooperative Department shall hold the additional charge of the post of Director General, Audit & Inspections.Mr. K. K. Gupta, Director, Audit & In... Read More

PHE department fails to improve drinking water supply despite spending worth crores
Laid down pipelines and OHTs in rural areas mere ornamental pieces

April 04, 2018
Several areas get irregular Water supply for a maximum period of half an hour Public Health Engineering department of J&K State is one more department headed by an incompetent Minister causing misuse of crores of rupees by officials of said department. It is painful to note during last three financial years department spent hundreds of crores of rupees in the name of augmentation/ developm... Read More

Govt, administration, JMC turning Ranbir canal into a drain
Ranbir canal desilting funds embezzled by I&FC Deptt

April 03, 2018
Golden yug
Tourism Ministry callousness also responsible for canal deterioration Irrigation and Flood Control department (I&FC) every year as a ritual carries work of Ranbir canal desilting with the ulterior motives. The condition of Ranbir canal and its distributaries with every passing day has only gone from bad to worst owing to callous attitude of concerned authorities and indifferent attitude of... Read More

Directorate of Archives, Archaeology and Museums under M.S Zahid made backdoor appointments unlawfully
Advertisement notice issued on its own ignoring DIPR

March 31, 2018
Golden yug
In the last 23 days of retirement, Director made recruitments against law With the prime motive of backdoor appointments in the directorate of Archives, Archaeology and Museums whose camp office as per Govt order No. 1291 GAD of 2017 dated 10-10-2017 is winter capital and during Nov to April 2017 functions from old secretariat Mubarak Mandi Jammu. The said department is headed by M.S Zahid who ... Read More

Directorate of Archives, Archaeology and Museums under M.S Zahid made backdoor appointments unlawfully
Advertisement notice issued on its own ignoring DIPR

March 31, 2018
In the last 23 days of retirement, Director made recruitments against law With the prime motive of backdoor appointments in the directorate of Archives, Archaeology and Museums whose camp office as per Govt order No. 1291 GAD of 2017 dated 10-10-2017 is winter capital and during Nov to April 2017 functions from old secretariat Mubarak Mandi Jammu. The said department is headed by M.S Zahid who ... Read More

Jr. Scale KAS officer shifted

March 29, 2018
golden yug
In the interest of administration, Mr. Amir Hussain, Jr. Scale KAS officer of 2011 batch, presently posted as Tehsildar Bhalla, is hereby transferred and posted as Additional Private Secretary in" the Personal Section of Hon"ble Minister for Social Welfare, Science & Technology and ARI & Trainings with immediate effect. The posting of the officer shall be governed by the terms and conditions as en... Read More

Nirmal Singh disowns PM advocated LED bulbs project
Corporation mess unchecked, unabated

March 27, 2018
Golden yug
JMC stealing PDD power LED lights are free of toxic chemicals and contain no toxic materials and as such are hundred percent recyclable. LED are extremely durable and their long operation life time acts as a multiplication and helps in achieving more energy efficiency especially in talking of urban infrastructure projects such as cities and airports. LED lights brighten up immediately and when po... Read More

8 l/C DySPs adjusted, 7 DySPs shifted

March 25, 2018
Golden yug
In view of their placement vide Home Department J&K Order No. 396-Home of 2018 dated 20.03.2018, the adjustment of l/C Dy. Superintendents of Police is ordered with immediate effect.Shri Rakesh Akram is posted as DYSP JKAP-14th Bn against available vacancy.Shri Paramvir Singh is posted as DYSP IR-16th Bn against available vacancy.Shri Nisar Ahmad Bakshi is posted as DYSP JKAP-12th Bn against avail... Read More

JKPSC sabotaged aspirations and sentiments of meritorious students of state
Follows no laid down procedure for filling class IV posts Funds worth crores misappropriated openly & brazenly

March 23, 2018
Golden yug
Jammu & Kashmir Public Service Commission (JKPSC) remains in limelight for wrong reasons. Over the years, the Commission has brought bad name to it by resorting to favouritism, nepotism and pitting one region against another with highly discriminatory selection lists and also engaging employees on need basis in the Commission itself. All the posts right from peon to higher posts have always come u... Read More

Loans & funds meant for piped water supply embezzled
What’s relevance of celebrating “Water Day”, Ask Jammuites

March 22, 2018
Golden yug
PHE flushed into drains CSS funds on the promise of supplying water World Water Day is an international observance and an opportunity to learn more about water related issues, be inspired to tell others and take action to make a difference. World Water Day dates back to the 1992 United Nations Conference on Environment and Development where an international observance for water was recomme... Read More

JMC record reveals tax payers money used for private gains
Commissioner JMC owes an explanation why not interested in biometric attendance

March 21, 2018
Golden yug
Cleanliness scenario under concerned Minister gone from bad to worst Jammu Municipal Corporation (JMC) which has the responsibility and prime duty to make utmost efforts to improve hygienic conditions namely cleaning roads , lanes by lanes, streets and most importantly the nallahas which have been the reason of chronic fever, allergy, infections and viral diseases in the areas under its jurisdi... Read More

Despite central grants, subsidies, Industrial Sector in Jammu fails to revive
Steps not taken in implementing Industrial Policy 2016 in letter & spirit

March 17, 2018
golden yug
Industrial units not established on several Kanals of land after allotment J&K Govt in order to boost fragile economy of state and to provide and create employment opportunities for local unemployed youths allotted land to interested persons on subsidised rates to establish industrial units. Accordingly J&K Govt allotted land after acquiring the same from the farmers of respective ar... Read More

Govt teacher sent on deputation in FCS&CA Directorate on ex-cadre basis

March 15, 2018
Golden yug
Sanction is hereby accorded to the deputation of Mr. Mohammad Shakeel, Teacher, Government Primary School, Rajdhara, Rajouri in the Directorate of Food, Civil Supplies & Consumer Affairs, on ex-cadre basis, for a period of one year, subject to the condition that he shall retain lien, seniority and promotion prospects in his parent Department viz; School Education Department for which he shall prod... Read More

Empowered junior officer misused official position, injudiciously distributed Govt advertisements
Purpose of wide publicity of Advts got defeated by its guardian DIPR Good governance demands independent enquiry to punish delinquent officer

March 15, 2018
Golden yug
The Information department and public relations (DIPR) is nodal agency for the distribution of Govt advertisements in the newspapers primarily published in the state of J&K and national newspapers within and outside the state as per the policy of Govt. Accordingly Govt as per the new advertisement policy 2016 issued a order dated 23-8-2017 whereby both the joint directors i.e from Jammu and Kashmi... Read More

Sabka Saath and Sabka Vikas hold no meaning for Minister Sham Choudhary
Ex.Engineer acknowledges scarcity of funds cause of immovability of water tankers Jammuites demands water tankers scam on merit be probed

March 13, 2018
golden yug
The importance of clean drinking water is a globally accepted phenomenon and especially when it comes to preventing infection, illness and death in developing countries. Despite the vast resources available to people of J&K, people of state are usually found protesting on roads due to non availability of drinking water. This is especially more evident in outskirts of Jammu, where millions of peopl... Read More

Consumers charged for new ration cards prepared by J&K Bank under CSR
New ration cards still carry message of former Chairman of J&K Bank J&K Bank hit two birds with one stone under CSR garb

March 13, 2018
Golden yug
Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) has played an important role in providing relief to a large chunk of population in different forms since the Companies Act 2013 came into force from April1st, 2014. As per the Act, every company private Ltd or public limited, which either has a net worth of Rs 500 crores or a turnover of Rs 1000 crores or net profit of Rs 5 crores needed to spend at least 2% ... Read More

ERA failed to supply water despite cost escalation worth crores
Govt party in ERA’s plunder Powerful & corrupt flushing public money under nose of Govt

March 09, 2018
Golden yug
Notwithstanding expose after expose regarding poor working of ERA which has been time and again put in the public domain by social and RTI Activists. Besides hue and cry of general public of Jammu pointing delay and poor quality of work by ERA in their areas undertook or undertaking work, J&K Govt’s faith has not shattered at all over ERA when worth crores tax payers money misused and mis-utilized... Read More

Govt makes Stop-gap arrangements in administration

March 08, 2018
golden yug
Govt has accorded sanction to the placement of Mr. Farooq Ahmad Wani, Section Officer of the Jammu and Kashmir Secretariat (Subordinate) Service as Under Secretary to the Government, in his own pay and grade, with charge allowance, as admissible under rules, for a period of six months or till the available vacancy in J&K Secretariat (G) Service-I is filled up, on a regular basis, on the recommenda... Read More

PDP-BJP Govt facilitating unauthorized commercial constructions
Parking laws existence under threat Guardians of JMP-2032, JDA & JMC party to violations

March 07, 2018
goolden yug
Govt of J&K VIDE Cabinet decision No. 27/02/2017 Dated 2 February 2017 approved Jammu City Master Plan (MPJ). The Jammu Master Plan 2032 envisages covering all aspects of Urban Development. Primarily MPJ is aimed to ensure and encourage planned and sustainable development in the city in wake of complaints of huge encroachments in the city and also adjoining areas and also violation of building by... Read More

5 KAS Officers shifted

March 06, 2018
In the interest of administration, Govt today ordered transfers and posting of KAS Officers which include Ms. Manisha Sarin, KAS, under orders of transfer as Additional Secretary to the Government, Power Development Department, in terms of Government Order No. 181-GAD of 2018 dated 30.1.2018, is posted as Joint Director, Geology and Mining, Jammu, against an available vacancy.Ms. Suman Bala, KAS,... Read More

Govt issues guidelines for Pay & Accounts office System

March 06, 2018
gy correspondent Jammu mar 6
While roll out of Pay & Accounts office System in respect of Public payments has been ordered by the fincance department order no: 78-F of 2018 Dated:- 06.03.2018 in departments of PHE, Irrigation & Flood Control and Public Works (R&B) except in Leh & Kargil Districts with effect from 15th Feb. 2018 and in respect of Agriculture Production, Forest, Ecology & Environment, Industries & Commerce an... Read More

Group of Senior Engineers constituted for inspection of aerial ropeway Projects

March 05, 2018
Pursuant to Clause 10 and 11 of the J&K Aerial Ropeway Act, 2002, sanction is hereby accorded to the constitution of a Group of Senior Engineers, comprising the following, to act as Technical Inspectors from the State Government for inspection of Passenger Ropeway Project from Bhawan to Bhairon and Material Ropeway Project from Sair Dabri to Bhawan.Chief Engineer, Mechanical Engineering Department... Read More

Govt order modified to ensure greater participation in decision making

March 05, 2018
golden yug
In partial modification of Government Order No.368-GAD of 2016 dated 12.04.2016, the departments mentioned of Group of Ministers are appointed as Service/Nodal department to promote coordinated policy making across the departments and ensure greater participation in decision making:- Group of Ministers on Infra structural Development,Public Works (R&B) Department.Group of Ministers on Economic ... Read More

Amendment made in J&K Compassionate Appointment Rules, 1994
Amendment made in J&K Compassionate Appointment Rules, 1994

March 05, 2018
golden yug
In exercise of the powers conferred by proviso to section 124 of the Constitution of Jammu and Kashmir, the Governor is pleased to direct that following amendment shall be made in the Jammu and Kashmir Compassionate Appointment Rules, 1994; namely:-In rule 5, the following shall be added, as sub-rule (6) namely:-Notwithstanding anything contained in proviso first and second of sub-rule (1) of rule... Read More

Why contractors yet not blacklisted for execution of substandard work
Powerful & corrupt officials of ERA out of Vigilance reach

March 05, 2018
golden yug
DPR deviated as per convenience of contractor Economic Reconstruction Agency (ERA) came into existence in the year 2004 and was headed by then Chief Minister Late Mufti Mohd Sayeed. Visionary Mufti got constituted ERA with a sole aim to speed up developmental works in state especially related to drinking water, Nallahas, flyovers, car parking’s besides taking into hands the projects like sewer... Read More

Piece worker method adopted over E-tendering in works worth crores
J&K Housing Board allotted govt works despite delay and poor quality works earlier

March 02, 2018
Golden yug
Govt fails to implement its own circulars and orders Govt of J&K through various notifications and orders has empowered JKPCC and PWD to carry out works related to constructions of roads and buildings through said departments by adopting codal formalities to uphold transparency and accountability besides on compatible rates to save tax payers money in any of the constructions for public. In thi... Read More

Hope IGP Traffic’s initiatives make difference in regulation of traffic
Hope IGP Traffic’s initiatives make difference in regulation of traffic

March 03, 2018
golden yug
Jammu : 28-2-2018 From the initiatives, IGP Traffic Basant Rath taking since he has taken over now Jammuites are rest assured that improvement in the traffic management will no more be a nightmare as has been the case for the last many years. In yet another public interest initiative, Mr Rath now has written to Dy Commissioner Jammu and Commissioner JMC to cancel the licences of all those Banquet... Read More

Rehri Zones on land not owned by City Civic Body
Unauthorized vendors allowed by ACR causing traffic jams

March 03, 2018
gy correspondent Jammu mar 3
Gandhi Nagar JMC Rehri Zone on footpath of National Highway Pertinent to mention last year Double bench of High Court of J&K while Disposing off OWP (PIL) No. 458/2003 dated 19-4-2017 of Kashmir Welfare Forum and others Vs Commissioner Transport, Divisional Commissioner Jammu/Srinagar, Commissioner SMC/JMC beside others directed ibid stated officials to get removed illegal and unauthorized vend... Read More

Elected representatives from Jammu least bothered over persistent delay
Concerned authorities only killing time to develop Mubarak Mandi Heritage Complex

November 01, 2017
golden yug
Several meetings, visits by CM, others failed to accelerate pace of work It is unfortunate to note that when highly qualified youth even struggling for some pocket money run types of job as Govt says it is running of funds and accordingly it has no funds to engage youths in Govt work. But it is painful to note that funds worth crores are being misused now and then without any purpose thereby thro... Read More

Hasty decisions without prior thinking caused axing portfolio
CM taking back charge of Information Department tells story of DIPR’s working

October 25, 2017
golden yug
People of J&K have reasons to believe that CM Mehbooba Mufti being daughter of former CM of J&K and Home Minister of India Late Mufti Mohd Sayeed who lived a simple but dignified life will not allow getting image of Govt eroded by those who pretend to be honest but otherwise indulged in corrupt practices. There is no denying to the fact that during tenure of Mehbooba Mufti as CM of state, number o... Read More

JEA slams protest in Information Department pending enquiry

October 13, 2017
golden yug
Jammu: Supporting the Information Minister Ch. Zulfikar Over punitive attachment of JD Srinagar, the Jammu Editor"s Association today strongly condemned the strike by employees of Information Department, Jammu against the Minister. Here it is worthwhile to mention that Information Minister transferred JD Srinagar over many charges of irregularities. The minister was informed of the same by Srinaga... Read More

Supporting erroneous person accused of wrongdoings demoralizing for Media fraternity: JNA

October 13, 2017
golden yug
Jammu: Different media associations have been appreciating government’s stance of taking action against alleged unfair distribution of advertisements by joint director. In this connection, Jammu Newspapers Association (JNA) has termed the statement by spokesman of Information Department Union as bundle of lies and has ridiculed it by saying that the person has no authority to give details on behal... Read More

Supporting erroneous person accused of wrongdoings demoralizing for Media fraternity: JNA

October 13, 2017
golden yug
Jammu: Different media associations have been appreciating government’s stance of taking action against alleged unfair distribution of advertisements by joint director. In this connection, Jammu Newspapers Association (JNA) has termed the statement by spokesman of Information Department Union as bundle of lies and has ridiculed it by saying that the person has no authority to give details on behal... Read More

Abondoning Artificial Lake Project after spending 58.18 crores speaks volumes of utilization of Taxpayer’s money
Sentiments of Jammuites badly shattered by BJP as most projects in Jammu either abondoned or moving at snail’s pace

October 04, 2017
golden yug
More than seven years ago, the people of Jammu were promised a surprise gift. It was the artificial lake made in the bed of Tawi River somewhere near Gujjar Nagar. It was in this background that the idea of creating an artificial lake on Tawi was thrown up and pursued. The Government issued instructions to concerned agencies and the survey etc. was carried out after due codal formalities were ensu... Read More

Dy CM’s order cancelling commercial sites on strips of Nallah partially implemented
Channi Himmat Housing colony lacks all vital components of Modern day Colonies

October 03, 2017
golden yug
Influential’s get choice commercial sites, locals shown thumb by JKHB Notwithstanding the fact that every Govt always claims that all its policies and programmes aimed at their welfare of poor people but it has always been observed that rules are for fools only and influential’s always given edge over poor and marginalized. Both JMC & Jammu & Kashmir Housing Board (JKHB) are well known for giving... Read More

Apply mind before taking future decisions
DIPR forced to modify its own order after rebuking by PCI Team

September 29, 2017
golden yug
There is well-known saying that “It is never too late to mend” and the same is applicable with regard to functioning of Information Department as it first issues direction illogically and then succumbs to pressure when professional journalists show them the mirror by narrating their mistakes on facts and figures and its consequences on media persons. To make our point clear, Information Department... Read More

No respect & regards for High Court’s order implementation
PIOs PWD (R&B) passing directions beyond rules framed under RTI Act 2009

September 28, 2017
golden yug
Public Works Department (PWD) R&B has always been in news for wrong reasons and following which several RTI applications were moved to bring the facts in public domain after several serious allegations was leveled against the department for poor working and misuse of funds. Perhaps this is the reason why several times requisite information under RTI Act 2009 was denied by PIO to shield its corrupt... Read More

JMC lacks any policy in allotting Govt accommodation to Govt/Pvt /Retd employees
Govt employees getting temporary Govt accommodation on duty making permanent causing huge loss to exchequer

September 27, 2017
golden yug
At a time when state coalition Govt claims running short of funds to manage affairs of Govt and with hardships managing issues of govt employees be it their salaries, accommodation and their other issues besides facing tough time in making new recruitments in absence of free flow of funds other than from Central Govt which either gets lapsed or misused. Everyone is very much familiar with the hel... Read More

Dr Karan Singh bats for state holiday on father Maharaja Hari Singh"s birthday

September 24, 2017
golden yug
Former Union Minister and Congress Rajya Sabha MP Dr Karan Singh lambasted the National Conference leadership for opposing a Jammu and Kashmir Assembly resolution to declare a state holiday on September 23, the birthday of his father Hari Singh, the last Maharaja of the erstwhile princely state of Jammu and Kashmir.The resolution was passed by the legislative council on January 25 but was opposed ... Read More

Violation of programme and Advertisement Codes
Content Monitoring Committees constituted at state level to monitor violation

September 23, 2017
golden yug
In supersession to Government Order No. 25-ID of 2013 dated 31.07.2013, sanction is hereby accorded to the re-constitution of Content Monitoring Committees at the State and District levels to monitor violation of Programme and Advertisement Codes under the Cable Television Networks (Regulation) Act, 1995 by Private Satellite Television Channels, AIR Broadcast Code by Private FM Channels and Commun... Read More

Make your visit count by addressing issues of small newspapers
Visiting PCI Team must address discrimination in distribution of Govt advertisements

September 22, 2017
golden yug
At the outset, our Association feels highly privileged to have distinguished members from Press Council of India visiting Jammu to listen to grievances of Print Media more so as it has not been done in the past resulting in mounting of sufferings especially of small newspapers in Jammu. We take this golden opportunity to highlight prominent grievances which are being faced by fraternity unheard by... Read More

No letup in violative structures in Channi Himmat residential area
JMC fails to implement spirit of Master plan 2032 by becoming party to it

September 21, 2017
golden yug
Jammu Municipal Corporation (JMC) has been friendly with violators of Jammu City Master Plan 2032 by intentionally creating loop holes to provide safe passage to all who are well acquainted with weak points of Corporation and weak links of official concerned. They know that money makes the mare go prevails in JMC as keeping money with them can afford desired results from JMC.As per the JMC record ... Read More

CM intervention can safeguard Advertisement Policy 2016 provisions

September 17, 2017
R.s jamwal
Getting registration certificate in India for printing of newspaper may be an uphill task. But there is no mention and not mandatory to know whether the person applying for the same is from the journalist fraternity, whether the person asking for the permission to print and edit a newspaper is qualified and there are numerous cases printers publishers and editors instead of highlighting local issu... Read More

India moving ahead with Bullet Trains, JMC cutting short size of Dustbins

September 15, 2017
golden yug
Though people of city of temples have every right to have their own city developed as smart city but they are not versed with the fact that parameters required for claiming to have smart city infect a far reaching distant reality. Though Swacch Bharat Abhiyan was launched nearly three years back with much fanfare and here in the state BJP top brass including govt offices, NGOs however restrict it ... Read More

Delhi Court summons KAS officer for sexually harassing his own junior

September 14, 2017
golden yug
New Delhi: A Delhi Court has summoned Asif Hameed Khan a senior Kashmir Administrative Service (KAS) officer presently posted as Special Secretary, Public Works Department for sexually harassing a junior K.A.S officer while he was the Additional Resident Commissioner in New Delhi. Khan was shunted out of Delhi after the Police had registered an F.I.R against him under Sections 354-A and 509 of th... Read More

RTI Activists deliberately harassed by PIOs of JMC
JMC not interested to maintain transparency and accountability

September 14, 2017
· RS Jamwal
· PIOs not well versed with J&K RTI ACT · PIO/JC(W), JMC dishonoured Commissioner/FAA JMC Order Apex Court of the country in several cases has held that the right to Information is implicit in the constitutionally enshrined rights to freedom of speech and expression. The main thrust of Act is to change the culture of hide and seek that has long plagued state’s monolithic and op... Read More

If you can’t become star of sky, just become candle of their home
PHE casual workers without wages for 42 months, continuing protest for last 8 days

September 12, 2017
golden yug
Samba: Though PHE Department is criticized for poor drinking water supply and particularly in hot and humid summer season but at the same time what would be the fate of casual employees engaged by department who have not been paid their meagre salaries for forty two months. When people raise hue and cry over irregular supply of water, all the newspapers and news channels put the news on front page... Read More

Govt’s negligence cause of hurting religious feelings
No water facility at Saroda cremation ground making difficult to perform last rites

September 12, 2017
R.S Jamwal
Saroda village falling under Marh Block hardly 10 Km from heart of proposed smart city Jammu is still in shambles and the people of the area are annoyed with their MLA Sukhnandan Choudhary, despite tall claims did nothing with regard to improve standard of basic amenities in their village. The only road linking the area with rest of city is in shambles since 2015 and residents have tried their ... Read More

Funds worth crores spent haphazardly without long lasting plan
Despite managing vital works from ADB loan, no sincerity & honesty shown in quality work

September 08, 2017
golden yug
ERA’s developmental works created more nuisance than any relief to public Discrimination with Jammu region in general and Jammu in particular and water and power crisis in the region are as old as its inception. Though several steps have been taken from time to time in the shape of huge funds from central government through various schemes but the reality is nothing changed with regard to address... Read More

Denigration of NIA uncalled for, must avoid

September 08, 2017
Shubham Sharma
Criticism of National Investigation Agency (NIA) by Hurriyat leaders for summoning and raiding their houses and offices reflects Hurriyat’s frustration. During NIA’s raids and search operations some objectionable substances were seized, however authorities also arrested and lodged the top Hurriyat leaders. The level of the frustration of the Hurriyat leaders are so high that they dared the agen... Read More

Who was afraid of Gouri Lankesh?

September 07, 2017
golden yug
Gauri Lankesh was a fearless and outspoken journalist and fearlessly expressed her opinions in the newspaper weekly Lankesh Patrika edited by her. Gauri fiercely criticized the right wing Hindutava politics and was also known a critic of central govt on its key issues. She was a Journalist cum activist and was vocal in airing her views about communal politics and was deadly against casteism. Yes... Read More

No one in Govt serious about utilization of public money properly and judiciously

September 06, 2017
R.S Jamwal
CM’s intervention need of hour to secure desired results Lesser known BJP leader’s morality questionable ERA executed substandard sewerage project in Jammu West Criminal negligence of key official’s cause of corruption Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP) a party claiming to be different from the existing political parties be it regional or national and all their popular slogans including the much toute... Read More

Build nation we know, what about building teachers?
Celebrating every year, forgetting significance with every passing year

September 06, 2017
Shubham Sharma
The President of India paid floral tributes to Dr Sarvepalli Radha Krishnan on his birth anniversary. The day is also officially celebrated as Teacher’s Day. Using this opportunity Dr Harsh Vardhan launches the Prakriti Khoj an environmental quiz on occasion of Teachers Day. As usual on such numerous occasions, pledges are made will work with sincerity, zeal and enthusiasm and will not indulge in ... Read More

Concerned Minister owe an explanation over delay in fixing responsibility for damage
Handing over of enquiry into washed away concrete wall of guide bund to Vigilance raises hope of bringing culprits to book

September 05, 2017
golden yug
In a live example of how the tax payer’s money is taken care of in J&K, State Govt held no one responsible for washed away work worth Rs 3,0633,554 in Aug 2016 flash flood. It deserves mentioning here that the work allotted and carried out by Contractor Kewal Krishan vide allotment No IFCJ/W/11250-53 Dated 09-09-2015 worth Rs 30633554 for permanent protection to Island U/S Barrage Abutment by wa... Read More

Supporters of terrorism, enemies of mankind

September 05, 2017
shubham sharma
Fighting and eliminating militants is not enough. It is a familiar fact that Taliban and ISIS thrive on an ideology. That ideology leads them to killing the innocent civilians. The concept of Jihad has been wrongly taught to them. Neither there is any concept of holy war, nor there anything like blowing oneself to attain heaven. These terrorists maybe eliminated temporarily, but this ideology will... Read More

Article 35A must go: Jagmohan
J&K Study Centre releases documentary on Article 35A

September 03, 2017
new delhi
Article 35A – a documentary film on the much-discussed Article 35A relating to Jammu and Kashmir was released at a well-attended function at the Nehru Memorial Museum and Library (NMML) today. This screening was organized jointly by NMML and Jammu Kashmir Study Centre (JKSC). Strongly advocating the removal of Article 35A from the Constitution of India, former Governor of Jammu and Kashmir Sh. ... Read More

Corporation Commissioner working under watch
Encroachment drives much ado but nothing

September 02, 2017
RS Jamwal
Unauthorised construction unchecked in Jammu · 100% footpaths encroached by Rehriwallas · Assistant Commissioner (R) performance below average · Commissioner to answer who patronize illegal hoardings scam If recent newspapers reports are to be believed it seems present new Commissioner of JMC knows the organization he is heading is in mess. Accepting it as a chall... Read More

JKPSC promoting unemployment in Jammu region
Rules immolated in recruitment of 1Vth class to top post in JKPSC

September 01, 2017
golden yug
Discrimination in selections by JKPSC is wide open as with proofs it has been established that Jammu based candidates have been consistently ignored to give undue edge to their Kashmir counterparts. Resentment has been shown by students and Jammu based politicians like but no action was taken and it continued list after list released by Commission shattering the faith of Jammu region aspirants to ... Read More

JNA delegation calls on Joint Director, projects demands
Express serious concern over unfair distribution of Govt advertisements

September 01, 2017
golden yug
Jammu: Despite claiming to have framed a concrete policy for distribution of advertisements to all the news papers registered, department of information has thrown all the set norms to dust bin and are fully engaged in appeasing their blue eyed and relatives over the interest of editors and employees, thus pushing them to brink of starvation. In this connection, Jammu Newspapers Association (JNA)... Read More

Corrupt PWD PIOs blocking information under RTI Act
PIOs disobeying FAA orders, discouraging RTI Activists to highlight wrongdoings

August 31, 2017
GY Spl Correspondent
PIO UK Sharma unable to appreciate RTI Act 2009 FAA/SE orders shown thumb by PIO UK Sharma PWD corrupt PIOs blocking asked information with ulterior motives CUK VC Prof Mehrajudin Mir on Monday said that Right to Information Act (RTI) is a very important weapon in the hands of information seekers to know the affairs of state. But the fact of the matter is it is being constantly thr... Read More

Govt crying hoarse of accommodation shortage, JMC allotting like hot cakes
JMC lacks proper mechanism to function with transparency & accountability

August 31, 2017
golden yug
Though our Prime Minister talks of Digital India and trying to ensure transparency and accountability, our JMC is not willing to keep pace with PM’s initiatives and infect doing contrary to the spirit of policies and programmes of Govt by indulging in unfair practices by thinking of welfare of its own people at the cost of deserving people to the extent of even modifying the set rules to provide u... Read More

BJP Ministers prefers reviewing to viewing resulting in substandard works

August 30, 2017
R.s jamwal
PDP-BJP combined state Govt as and when get an opportunity leaves no stone unturned to state that present govt is committed to develop state infrastructure, will eradicate corruption and will allow one and all to live with peace and also guaranteeing livelihood. It’s a fact central Govt of Modi is kind enough and has pumped lacs of crores of money in the state under numerous centrally sponsored s... Read More

Who will seal unregistered Hotels/ Villas?
Concerned authorities hand in glove with violators for mutual benefits

August 30, 2017
golden yug
Directorate of tourism Jammu is the sole body in city of temples to issue registration certificates under Tourist Trade Act 1978 to those establishments operating a hotel, villa, and lodge. Surprisingly a sensitive state like J&K, neither the registration certificate issuing authority nor the JMC seems to be serious and due to both negligence, hundreds of hotels and villas are operating in the Jam... Read More

Corporation responsible for city’s haphazard growth
Dy CM failure to act encouraging corrouption in JMC

August 29, 2017
golden yug
Allowing illegal constructions now days has become the hall mark of Jammu Municipal Corporation where there is complete chaos and anarchy and there is no set mechanism to address the complaints and also there is no daring staff which could raise fingers on wrongdoings and hence the question of any action against violators doesn’t arises. More unfortunate is callousness of concerned Minister and al... Read More

DIPR needs to evaluate cleanliness under SBM at its premises

August 26, 2017
golden yug
The department which has a responsibility to take policies and programmes of Govt to people and very much responsible for creating awareness about social evils in society through electronic and print media if fails to take care of its premises, then it can be assumed that something very serious is lacking in functioning of department. As per the visit of a prominent person to the department’s offi... Read More

DIPR working against spirit of Advertisement Policy 2016
Joint Director deliberately creating wedge between Jammu based newspapers with discriminatory distribution of Advts

August 26, 2017
golden yug
Claims doing everything as per direction of concerned Minister The anger and frustration brewing among editors of Jammu based newspapers regarding the discriminatory working today crossed all limits when they were denied a meeting with Joint Director Information Jammu after properly seeking an appointment with her and kept them waiting for hours together. To express their resentment, Editors, of ... Read More

Right to protest never a right to damage property
Protesters must be made to pay damages for loss of nation’s assets

August 26, 2017
golden yug
The recent incidents of public properties being destroyed in broad day light has reached its lowest point and calls for immediate introspection and debate on the general public attitude towards public property and the act of vandalism.From what was reported in the media, it is obvious that whenever there is a call for protest by pressure group, antisocial elements take advantage of the situation t... Read More

EC constituted for rehabilitation of affected families of Keeru HEP

August 25, 2017
golden yug
Sanction is hereby accorded to the constitution of an Empowered Committee, comprising the following, for implementation of the Rehabilitation and Resettlement (R&R) Plan for the Project Affected families of Keeru Hydro Electric Project (624 MW), District Kishtwar:-Chief Secretary, J&K. Chairman,Administrative Secretary, Power Development Department, Member,Administrative Secretary, Finance Departm... Read More

JMC Bosses dislikes transparency
RTI information blocked with ulterior motives

August 25, 2017
golden yug
· JMC revealed unauthorized hoardings displayed across Jammu. · JKCM’s Grievance Cell registers a case · JMC unable to appreciate fundamentals of RTI Act. Noted RTI Activist Rajeshwar Singh on June 19, 2017 filed an RTI application with PIO, JMC, Jammu requesting to provide the copy of notices served under section 116, 119,384 and others of J&K Municipal Corporation Act ... Read More

DIPR failed to keep good relations with newspapers with its discriminatory & anarchic approach
Favours to undeserving, thumb to deserving hall mark of DIPR staff’s working

August 24, 2017
golden yug
Department of information and Public relation (DIPR) revised advertisement policy issued vide Govt Order No. 09-ID of 2016 dated 4-3-2016 approved by state administrative Council vide its decision No. 11/3/2016 dated 3-3-2016 is disputed as its most empanelment committee constituted by Govt Order No. 17-ID of 2015 dated 26-6-2015 is under stay of High Court of Jammu & Kashmir as such inclusion of... Read More

Acid test for Minister Works Naem Akhthar
Jammu roads under warranty full of pot holes & water logging making them fatal for all

August 23, 2017
RS Jamwal
Public Works Department (PWD) has miserably failed to live up to expectations of its name and deeds. It has come to fore at several places that wherever they undertake the work of constructing roads, they did not last long due to their active connivance with contractors, who use substandard materials having patronage of higher officials and get their bills passed. PWD also could not hold any contr... Read More

Aadhaar to be mandatory for open school examination

August 23, 2017
golden yug
New Delhi: Aadhaar will now be mandatory for those appearing for open school exams to ensure there are no proxy candidates appearing on others" behalf.Following approval from the HRD Ministry, the National Institute of Open Learning (NIOS) has decided to make Aadhaar mandatory for candidates appearing for the next examination, a senior NIOS official said."During the exams held in March, the inspec... Read More

JMC dislikes Swacch Bharat Abhiyan
Cleanliness next to Godliness makes no meaning in Jammu city

August 20, 2017
RS Jamwal
India is a very large country, and similar levels of success in campaigns cannot be achieved uniformly everywhere. Be it success or be it failure, high level marketing and general awareness about a Swachh Bharat is what we have always dreamed. When it comes to cleanliness, we are not acknowledged as one globally. Our slums are internationally recognized. Proper sanitation infrastructure, especiall... Read More

Gone are the days when goose laid golden eggs
General public no more credulous, elected representatives beware of option NOTA

August 20, 2017
Shubham Sharma
When Prime Minister Sh. Narinder Modi was addressing the nation on the occasion of 71st Independence Day whole of the India was listening him and the younger generation of this country was analysing him and reviewed his speech on facebook and twitter. Now the trend has changed participation of younger generation has been increased because of the technology and the wider scope of social networking... Read More

Complaints of ERA’s substandard sewerage works gathering dust, authorities unmoved
BJP silent to grave irregularities being committed by ERA

August 19, 2017
R.s Jamwal
Whenever a work is handed over to some agency, people express joy but whenever any work is assigned to ERA, people curse their fate owing to their past experience with the agency’s working attitude so far in state. More than two years back, J&K ERA vide No. PM/JKUSDIP/ERA/J/7199-7209 dated 6-8-2015 communicated to M/S Zillion Infra Projects Limited that their bid dated 2-7-2015 for execution of ... Read More

Terms and conditions never observed in transferring plots
JKHB shatters dream of owning own house by marginalized section

August 19, 2017
golden yug
Allowed rich and influential’s to run real estate business on residential plots Notwithstanding the fact that J&K Housing Board was constituted to fulfill the dream of those having own house for shelter less, fulfilling all the codal formalities but it is unfortunate to note that the housing colony, Channi Himmat by JKHB have turned into hub of benami properties and negating the very purpose of... Read More

Citizen Cooperative Bank Ltd Directors election hoardings violating JMC’s Advertisement Policy 2010
Election Authority/ Dy Commissioner Intervention vital for free &fair election

August 18, 2017
RS Jamwal
Elections in India have always been high profile adventure and this is the time when both candidates and their supporters having little care for established rules and regulations as the top priority remains to win by hook or crook. Adopting unfair means to project themselves has been the weak link in connecting with people. Though code of conduct is enforced few days before any election, even then... Read More

Holiday on ‘Kailash Yatra and Mela Pat’ to be observed in Tehsil Bhalla

August 18, 2017
golden yug
In partial modification of Government Order No. 1345-GAD of 2016 dated 09-12-2016, the holidays on account of ‘Kailash Yatra and Mela Pat’ shall also be observed in Tehsil Bhalla (erstwhile part of Tehsil Bhaderwah). Read More

Do we really deserve to celebrate a day of independence?

August 18, 2017
golden yug
This Independence Day I would like to ask my readers and fellow citizens of India that every year we celebrate our freedom but are we really eligible to enjoy this freedom of ours, or in other words do we actually deserve what we are getting for free? My father always said to me – deserve then desire, but in a nation of billion populations do we really care about anything like this? At the time of... Read More

CAPD department lacks transparency, strong grievance redressal mechanism
Facing various challenges such as leakages, fake/bogus ration cards, deadly nexus

August 17, 2017
golden yug
There are hundreds of examples to conclude that CAPD Department has miserably failed to address loopholes in the system and despite tall claims of department that it is heading towards transparency and accountability infect moving one step ahead and two steps back. Since time immemorial, it has been alleged that the genuine persons don’t have access to govt rations and well off people have managed... Read More

JMC’s double standards out in open precarious
JMC shielding & protecting violators at cost of City Master Plan 2032

August 17, 2017
golden yug
Claiming violations in notices to violator & allowing construction smells foul play Great cry little wool is what fits working of JMC, talks of Jammu Smart city, clean Jammu and Green Jammu but instead of taking initiatives deliberately making mess of everything by patronizing constructions in violations of Jammu City Master Plan 2032 by allowing conversion of residential plots into commercial ... Read More

Indian listening Modi, how long only time will tell?

August 17, 2017
shubham sharma
It seems the oldest party of country the Congress have not recovered from the setbacks of scams in the history of independent India, as they are willingly providing edge to BJP with their leaderless politicians since 2014, when they lost the elections due to the wrong doings of their leaders. After elected to power in 2014 BJP have gained a lot on all fronts and the words of the Prime Minister Nar... Read More

Student among 3 killed as mini bus rolls down in Samba
CM, Dy CM grieved over Samba road accident

August 17, 2017
golden yug
Jammu: Three people, including a student, died when a mini bus they were travelling in rolled down on the road in Samba district of Jammu and Kashmir, today. “A mini bus on way from border village to Samba town this morning met with an accident due to break failure and rolled down on the road,” police here said. “Police and locals rushed to the spot and shifted the injured to the district hospita... Read More

VOJ books Ex MD JKCHC, others on corruption charges

August 15, 2017
golden yug
Jammu: Vigilance Organization registered a case against Brij Bhushan, then MD and other officers/officials of J&K Co-operative Housing Corporation, Revenue Department and Attorney holder Ashok Kumar on the basis of verification conducted into the complaint alleging therein that the officers/officials of J&K Co-Operative Housing Corporation in connivance and criminal conspiracy with officers and ... Read More

IDay: Jammu on high alert, close vigil on infiltration routes

August 15, 2017
golden yug
Ahead of the Independence Day celebrations tomorrow, the city police has been put on alert with all heads of police stations and border police posts keeping a tight vigil on their respective areas and infiltration routes in the region."All station house officers and incharge of police posts have been directed to remain present in their respective jurisdiction round-the-clock," an advisory issued b... Read More

CM’s Gold Medal for honesty, integrity and meritorious public service for year 2017 granted

August 15, 2017
golden yug
Sanction is hereby accorded to the grant of Chief Minister"s Gold Medal for Honesty/Integrity and Meritorious Public Service for the year 2017, in favour of the following officers/official of the State Government. Mr. Lokesh Dutt Jha, IAS, Financial Commissioner (Revenue), J&K with Gold Medal;A cash prize of Rs. 51,000/- (Rupees fifty one thousand);A citation; and certificate.Mr. Raj Kumar Bhagat... Read More

Securing personal pockets at the cost of taxpayer’s money
No power for legal connections, unlimited power to illegal connections, courtesy PDD

August 04, 2017
R.s Jamwal
Power Development Department Jammu is unable to provide uninterrupted power to Jammuites despite presently crores of rupees were spent on its modernization and on its existing supply network. Field staff of PDD namely JEs, Meter Readers, Lineman have joined hands and formed a unholy alliance to defeat J&K Govt sole purpose of providing uninterrupted electricity to residents of state.Residents o... Read More

City passengers shed in dilapidated condition
Traffic Police failure forcing passengers to board matadors in middle of road

August 10, 2017
RS Jamwal
Jammu: Elected leaders of Jammuites have no time to work for the development of city of temples as well as to provide basic amenities to the people who trusted the words of PM Modi that their party is a party with a difference and will ensure good governance trusting Modi people casted votes in favour of those who are first time MLAs of Jammu and also representing J&K Govt as its Ministers. Minist... Read More

Double standards of Information Department out in public
Advertisements to small newspapers wastage of money, what about pictures of Ministers

August 09, 2017
golden yug
The callousness of J&K Govt and particularly Information department is evident from the fact that Secretary, Ministry of Information and broadcasting, Govt of India dated 23-05-2016 had requested Govt of J&K over implementation of judgment of Supreme Court of India regarding guidelines for Govt funded advertisements in letter and spirit but department of information, J&K Govt took ten long months ... Read More

J&K appointment of outstanding sports persons Rules, 1998
Akshit Sharma appointed Draftsman (Civil) in Divisional Cadre on temporary basis

August 09, 2017
golden yug
Jammu: On recommendations of Technical Education/Youth Services & Sports Department submitted vide O.M. No. Edu/Tech/Phy- 456/1995 dated 16-10-2015 and recommendations of Selection Committee under SRO-349/98 read with SRO- 376/2004, during its meeting held on 29- 02-2016.O.M No. PHE/NGJ/75/2017 dated 28-07-2017, received from PHE Department, sanction is hereby accorded to the temporary appointment... Read More

JMC paying no attention in installation of LED bulbs
Interested in promoting business of those having large stocks of CFL & mercury bulbs

August 09, 2017
R.S Jamwal
Civic Body of the City of Temples, JMC on one hand is unable to provide functional street lights to residents of Jammu and there are street lights installed by JMC which are non functional since April this year and there is no way to communicate with JMC to make city street lights/poles functional. Street lights in the city bear no number on it creating problems in verifying which street light has... Read More

PM’s "New India-Manthan" via Video Conferencing on Aug 9th

August 09, 2017
golden yug
Jammu: "New India-Manthan" via Video Conferencing of Hon"ble Prime Minister with District Collectors and Key State Government Officers on 9th August, 2017. The undersigned is directed to forward herewith a copy of the DO letter, N0.M-13017/24/2017-S.Co, dated 02.08.2017, received from the National Institution for Transforming India, (Niti Aayog) regarding the captioned subject to the All Administ... Read More

No taker for Press & Registration of Book Act 1867
Information department harsh towards genuine and shielding newspapers defaulter in all respect

August 05, 2017
golden yug
Notwithstanding the charge to younger and dynamic Minister by Chief Minister, nothing substantial is happening in information department Jammu as most of the past practices lacking transparency in their operation have not gone anywhere and still going on. The fundamental issues confronting Jammu based newspapers is huge discrimination with regard to advertisements being issued by Information depar... Read More

10 KAS Officers shifted

August 05, 2017
golden yug
In the interest of administration, the transfers and postings of KAS Officers are hereby ordered with immediate effect’. Ms. Rimpy Ohri, KAS, awaiting orders of posting in the General Administration Department, is transferred and posted as Collector, Land Acquisition, Jarnmu Development Authority, vice Dr. Ravi Kumar Bharti. Dr. Ravi Kumar Bharti, KAS, Collector, Land Acquisition, Jammu Developmen... Read More

Venkaiah new Vice-President of India

August 05, 2017
golden yug
Jammu, Aug 05: NDA nominee M Venkaiah Nadu today won the 15th Vice President of India election by securing 516 votes. His rival UPA united candidate Gopalkrishan Gandhi polled 244 votes. There was direct contest between BJP led NDA party candidate M. Venkaiah Nadu and all united Opposition Congress led UPA parties’ candidate Gopalkrishan Gandhi. Members of Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha cast votes in f... Read More

Last batch of 89 Amarnath pilgrims leave from Jammu

August 05, 2017
golden yug
Jammu, AUG 5: Last batch of 89 Shri Amarnath pilgrims today left from Yatri Niwas base camp here for the holy cave shrine in South Kashmir.Chanting ‘bam bam bhole’, the pilgrims, comprising 37 males, 15 females and 37 sadhus, left in a cavalcade of four vehicles early this morning.Pilgrims left for Pahalgam and Baltal to perform the pilgrimage in four vehicles, including one Light Motor Vehicles ... Read More

Jammu Newspapers Association framed

August 02, 2017
golden yug
The editors of prominent newspapers of Jammu today held a meeting and decided to frame body to highlight various issues confronting Jammu based newspapers. Accordingly all the members unanimously elected Sardari Lal Bhagat (Daily Preet Urdu) as President, Surinder Sharma (Golden Yug English) Vice President, Pritam Singh Saini ( Nawa-i-Waqt- Azeem English) General Secretary, Rattan Singh Gill (Nor... Read More

Case of disproportionate assets
VO registers case against revenue official, raids his residences

August 02, 2017
golden yug
Vigilance Organization registered a case of disproportionate assets against Om Parkash S/O Mali Ram R/O Asarwan , Kot Bhalwal Jammu who recently retired as Naib Tehsildar Akhnoor, vide FIR No. 27/2017 u/s 5(1)(e) section 5(2) J&K P.C.Act Svt.2006 P/S VOJ. A verification was conducted by vigilance organization, into the allegations against the public servant for acquiring huge chunk of immovable pr... Read More

Govt Dental College lacks basic facilities
Patients being treated by students adopting hit & trial method

August 02, 2017
golden yug
Department of Prosthodontics and Dental Materials headed by Dr Reecha Gupta is an example of archaic practices continuing in age of superspeciality. Department of Prosthodontics which is functioning from Room No.102 and 103 of C Block of Indira Gandhi Govt Dental College Hospital is having nearly 14 clinical chairs and strange to note that eight out of ten are out of order. Headlight of these cha... Read More

NIA raids were long overdue
Dividing line between "separatist" & "mainstream" in Kashmir extremely slippery

August 02, 2017
Subham Sharma
Raids at the houses of Hurriyat leaders and businessmen who deal in hawala funding of agitations in Kashmir were long overdue. Even now, the government owes the country an explanation for why the conduits that fund trouble — ranging from demonstrations to armed attacks — were not squeezed earlier. The tragic fact is that these raids might be like slamming shut the stable door after the horse has a... Read More

Loot of taxpayer’s money in Jammu
PM Modi confidents mute spectators to rein in corrupt officials

July 31, 2017
JMC root cause of mounting public grievances
Jammu residents facing numerous problems due to failure of local administration and politicians to address their issues. Today afternoon there was medium intensity showers in few parts of Jammu city and main road from Jewel Chowk to Canal Head was flooded with more than two feet water. Traffic from Canal Head to Jewel Chowk was diverted to other directions by traffic Police and people were left wi... Read More

Population in India continues to increase at an alarming rate
Population explosion leading to increased poverty, malnutrition, economic challenges

July 31, 2017
Shubham Sharma
Is population explosion a boon or a curse? For the European developed countries like Spain and Italy, where the population is decreasing, this might be considered as a boon. However, for the developing countries like India, population explosion is a curse and is damaging to the development of the country and its society. The developing countries already facing a lack in their resources, and with t... Read More

72 PWD AEEs, AEs transferred & posted

July 31, 2017
golden yug
Jammu: The State Government on Monday transferred 72 Assistant Executive Engineers (AEEs) and Assistant Engineers (AEs) (Civil) of Public Works (R&B) Department. Aijaz Ahmad Gagroo, I/c Assistant Engineer PW(R&B)SD Thathri has been transferred and posted as Executive Engineer PW(R&B)Div. Doda, Subash Gupta, attached with Chief Engineer, PW (R&B) Jammu has been posted to PW(R&B)SD Div.Thathri,Asho... Read More

Mehbooba"s statement shocking and ridiculous
Act against miscreants instead of raking issues of Article 35-A & Article 370

July 29, 2017
Shubham Sharma
The majority of the population in Jammu and Kashmir is nationalist and committed to uphold the integrity of the country and believes that their interests and aspirations are safe as Indians. Kashmir is facing a serious danger from the spread of Islamic fundamentalism and referred to the "unimaginable disaster" unleashed by these forces in Syria, Iraq and some of the other countries. We need to mov... Read More

Might is right prevails in areas under jurisdiction of JMC
Cry yourself hoarse, JMC will continue support to violators against Jammu city Mater Plan 2032

July 21, 2017
golden yug
Hundreds of violations wide open, eyewash action only after public outcry Notwithstanding the fact that there were hundreds of violations under Jammu City Master Plan 2021, JMC deliberately made mockery of this by allowing changing’s as per the convenience of violators and even in several cases residential site plans were converted into commercial openly violating all norms in lieu of huge kickba... Read More

2 Junior Scale KAS Officer exchange their places of posting

July 21, 2017
golden yug
In the interest of administration, Mr. Daljeet Singh, Junior Scale KAS Officer, presently posted as Under Secretary to the Government, Power Development Department and Ms. Rajni Bhat, Under Secretary to the Government, ARI & Trainings Department, shall swap their places of posting with immediate effect. By order of the Government of Jammu and Kashmir. Read More

19 probationers Naib Tehsildars posted

July 21, 2017
golden yug
In the interest of administration, the posting of following Naib Tehsildars (probationers), who have completed their Revenue Training at Revenue Training Institute Jammu/Srinagar and are waiting for their departmental examdination are hereby ordered against the post shown against each with Immediate effect; Habib Rehman (Jammu). Naib Tehsildars in the office of Regional Director, Survey and Land... Read More

Dogri Prof Dr. Joginder Singh transferred to MAM College

July 28, 2017
In the interest of administration, Dr. Joginder Singh, Assistant Professor (Dogri), Govt. College for Women, Gandhi Nagar, Jammu is hereby transferred and posted in Govt. M.A.M. College, Jammu against any available post. Read More

2 JEs PWD (R&B) shifted

July 28, 2017
golden yug
In the interest of administration, the following transfers and postings of Junior Engineers (Civil) are hereby ordered with immediate effect. Syed Faisal Shabir, JE awaiting order in the Chief Engineer, PW(R&B) Department Kashmir, his services are placed at the disposal of H&UD Department for further posting in J&K Housing Board Srinagar.Wassim Ahmad Bhat, JE awaiting order in the Chief Eng... Read More

Nitish’s calculative decision aimed for bigger role in Delhi

July 28, 2017
Shubham Sharma
By breaking alliance with Congress and RJD Nitish Kumar has made ample clear that he is highly ambitious of central role in New Delhi. Mr. Nitish Kumar must be thinking in case BJP yet again put up a good show in 2019 and to remain part of parties already losing ground due to corruption charges against them will create hurdles in fulfilling his dream. Opposition parties may call Nitish opportunis... Read More

Last date for up-loading information online of CSLWs further extended

July 25, 2017
golden yug
Jammu: Vide Circular No. 02-F of 2017 dated 15.06.2017 the last date for up-loading the information online of Casual/Seasonal Labourers/Workers (CSLWs), was extended to 15th of July, 2017 and for submission of certified hard copies on the devised format to Finance Department to 31st of July, 2017. It was made clear to all the Departments that it will be the exclusive responsibility of the concerne... Read More

4 JEs, Draftsman of PWD (R&B) shifted

July 25, 2017
Golden yug
In the interest of administration, the transfers and postings of Junior Engineers /Draftsman are hereby ordered with immediate effect.Mr. Hilal Ahmad Mallah, Junior Engineer Department of Rural Development (REW) Lar Ganderbal recalled and posted in the Vigilance Organization, Mr. Abdul Rafiq, Junior Engineer Special Sub Division Gandoh PMGSY Division Chatroo,Mr. Darshan Kumar, Junior Engineer Unde... Read More

Can Karnataka have its own flag?
Federalism basic feature of Constitution & States supreme in their sphere

July 25, 2017
Shubham sharma
No provision in Constitution that prohibits states from doing so This being the constitutional position, there is no prohibition in the Constitution for the State to have its own flag. However, the manner in which the state flag is hoisted should not dishonour the national flag. It has to be always below the national flag," the Supreme Court had said. Although there is no bar in the Constitution,... Read More

Allowed conversion of cattle pond at Gandhi Nagar into JMC Quarter
Joint Commissioner JMC (Adam) out of way managed Govt house, shops for relatives meant for weaker sections

July 21, 2017
golden yug
Staying in JMC accommodation despite having own accommodation Jammu Municipal Corporation (JMC) is achieving new heights with every passing day but unfortunately in negative sense as it has been observed that there is no wrong work in world which JMC can’t do and whose examples are already there in public domain but to support officials with residence that too in posh area like Gandhi Nagar i... Read More

PHE Rural denies requisite information under RTI Act 2009 fearing expose of wrongdoings worth crores

July 21, 2017
golden yug
Many of us may not be knowing who often witness huge protests against Govt for its failure to provide drinking water which is their fundamental necessity and their fundamental right also. Infect the reality is that Govt puts funds worth crores at the disposal of PHE Department to ensure the proper and regular supply of drinking water which is then handed over to concerned Chief Engineer to execute... Read More

3 SSPs shifted from VO to Home Department,3 SSPs to VO

July 21, 2017
golden yug
In the interest of administration, the following Senior Superintendents of Police are transferred from the Vigilance Organization, J&K and directed to report in the Home Department for further posting including Mr. Mohd. Maajid Malik,Mr. Shabir Nawab,Mr. Shabir Ahrnad Malik.Meanwhile the following Police officers are transferred to the Vigilance Organization, J&K from their present place of postin... Read More

Committee constituted for engagement of experts for preparation of Zonal Plans for Srinagar City

July 21, 2017
golden yug
Sanction is hereby accorded to the constitution of a Committee comprising the following to formalise roadmap for engagement of experts for preparation of Zonal Plans of Srinagar City and short listing of suitable candidates for engagement based upon the critical evaluation and interview of candidates who have responded to the advertisement notification No. 01/SDA of 2017 dated 04-05-2017:-Vice Cha... Read More

Expert Committee constituted for suitable development and rejuvenation of evacuee orchards

July 21, 2017
golden yug
Sanction is hereby accorded to the constitution of Expert Committee, comprising the following.Dr. Mohammad Salim Mir, Associate Director Research, SKUAST, Kashmir.Custodian, Evacuee Property, Kashmir,Mr. Manzoor Hussain, SMS in the office of Director Horticulture, Kashmir.Chief Horticulture Officer of the concerned district.Deputy Custodian Central, J&K.The mandate of the Expert Committee shall be... Read More

Junior Scale KAS officers granted selection grade

July 21, 2017
golden yug
Srinagar, july 21: Sanction is hereby accorded to the grant of Selection Grade (non-functional) of ? 15,600-39,100 with Grade Pay of ? 5600, in favour of the following members of the Junior Scale of Jammu and Kashmir Administrative Service, J&K Secretariat (Gazetted) Service-I, J&K Secretariat (Gazetted) Service-II and J&K Administrative Officers (Gazetted) Service, with effect from the date(s) in... Read More

No need for mediator to settle Kashmir issue

July 21, 2017
shubham sharma
Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister and National Conference leader Farooq Abdullah today triggered yet another controversy when he said that India should approach other countries such as the United States and China to mediate in the Kashmir issue. Abdullah said India has so many allies across the globe, who can be approached for settling the Kashmir issue to act as a mediator between India and... Read More

Regularization of daily wagers
Info sought regarding ITI trained workers, land donors, CP workers & casual labourers

July 20, 2017
golden yug
As per the sources, meeting held on 18.07.2017, Govt has directed Chief Engineers to furnish the complete lists, in original, in all respects of ITI Trained Workers, Land Donors, C.P. Workers and Casual Labourers in consolidated form of each division duly certified by the concerned Executive Engineer and countersigned by concerned Chief Engineer within two days. The concerned Executive Engineer sh... Read More

Power Minister lacks interest, vision and time to improve Power Sector

July 19, 2017
Shubham Sharma
If BJP-PDP government cannot give sufficient electricity to the Jammu region in this crucial period then what is the worth of electing this useless government. There are senior citizens, children, patients cannot bear blazing heat, then how can they survive without electricity? Majority of the officers on being approached by the public after repeated attempts, usually express ignorance about the r... Read More

Monitoring Committees constituted for implementation of AMRUT, SBM

July 18, 2017
golden yug
Sanction is hereby accorded to the constitution of the following Monitoring Committees for Implementation of Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transport (erstwhile JnNURM) and Swachh Bharat Mission/Swachhata Action Plan in the State:- Monitoring committee for Jammu Division 1 "1 Divisional Commissioner, Jammu Chairman 2 Commissioner, Jammu Municipal Corporation Convener (for Jammu City) ... Read More

Govt needs comprehensive housing policy in state
Despite presence of stringent legislation, illegal conversion of agricultural land unabated

July 18, 2017
golden yug
BDO/AC (D) incompetent to issue any building permission in jurisdiction of JDA In a recent notice by JDA for the information of general public where by the jurisdiction of JDA has been enhanced by bringing 324 revenue villages under its control maintaining that these revenue villages fall under the ambit of Master Plan 2032 vide SRO 90 of 3-3-2017. With this JDA claims its jurisdiction extended u... Read More

DB directs SSP to file ATR into illegal construction & minning in River Tawi

July 18, 2017
golden yug
Jammu, JULY-18-2017-(JNF):- In the much publicized Public Interest Litigations filed by Advocates Dewakar Sharma and Ashish Sharma highlighting various issues involving the conservation/preservation of River Tawi, A Division Bench of State High Court Comprising Justice Tashi Rabstan and Justice Sanjay Kumar Gupta after gone through the report of Committee, directed Senior Superintendent of Police,... Read More

Major Shake-up in Judiciary
Ashwani Sharma is new CJM Jammu

July 18, 2017
Golden yug
Jammu, JULY-18-2017-(JNF):- In a major shake-up in judiciary in which Eight Munsiffs promoted, 49 CJM/Sub-Judges transferred and 34 Munsiffs Transferred.According to the order issued by Registrar General Sanjay Dhar that Mr. Imtiyaz Ahmad Lone, Mr. Adnan Syed, Mr. Sushil Singh, Mr. Arun Kumar Kotwal, Mr. Khem Raj, Mr. Dinesh Gupta, Mr. Parvaiz Iqbal and Mr. Prem Sagar, Munsiffs are promoted as Sub... Read More

I/C EEs assigned charge of post of SEs with conditions

July 17, 2017
Golden yug
Jammu: In the interest of Administration, the following I/C Executive Engineers shall look-after the charge of the post of Superintending Engineers (Civil) in their own pay and grade with charge allowance as admissible under rules shown against each with immediate effect.Nazir Ahmad Bhat, I/C Executive Engineer, PHE Div. Awantipora. I/C Superintending Engineer, Kupwara, Ashok Nanda,, I/C Executive... Read More

Opposition unity stands exposed in Presidential election

July 17, 2017
Shubham Sharma
It is well known to everyone that politicians work and behave more like lawyers. Just like any lawyer never gives up nor allows his client to think other way till the final judgement despite the fact that after going through the details he knew at the beginning whether there is any ground for the victory of his client or not , yet he lingers on to save his profession and earn his livelihood . Si... Read More

Lack of economic viability affecting Dogri language in Jammu
The depth & emotion that language carries unbelievable

July 15, 2017
Shubham Sharma
Many people are not even aware of the Dogri language. Many get confused with Punjabi. But the language has its own identity and there is need to make the youths aware of it. Collective efforts must be made to promote Dogri culture and language. Every language has its own history and relevance and all out efforts should be made to preserve the composite culture and languages of the State. Need of ... Read More

Good step towards transparency

July 14, 2017
Shubham Shamra
The Rural Development Ministry had started a cleansing drive to check whether funds under the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MNREGA) were reaching the genuine beneficiaries, and in that drive it was found that about 87 lakh job cards were duplicate or fake or the beneficiaries had died. About 63 percent of 12.49 crore job cards issued under MNREGA have so far been verified... Read More

Good step towards transparency

July 14, 2017
Shubham Shamra
The Rural Development Ministry had started a cleansing drive to check whether funds under the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MNREGA) were reaching the genuine beneficiaries, and in that drive it was found that about 87 lakh job cards were duplicate or fake or the beneficiaries had died. About 63 percent of 12.49 crore job cards issued under MNREGA have so far been verified... Read More

No takers of High Court order on encroachments
Boom in unauthorized rehriwallas, encroachment by shopkeepers unnoticed, JMC unmoved

July 13, 2017
RS Jamwal
JMC Enforcement Section blocked information asked through RTI application written on 24 May 2017. On June 21 Assistant Commissioner Vinakshi Koul informed the shopkeepers who have blocked complete footpath in front of their shops from City Chowk to JMC Headquarters information be provided by Enforcement Section. Throwing to winds all norms, Enforcement Section of JMC provided no information till... Read More

Enquiry ordered into illegal appointment of APO, UDAK

July 12, 2017
golden yug
Srinagar, july 12: In supersession of Government Order No: 238-HUD of 2016 dated 08-12-2016, Mr. Reyaz Ahmad Wani, Director, Urban Local Bodies, Kashmir, is hereby appointed as Inquiry Officer to enquire into the case of illegal appointment of Smt. Jehan Ara Yousuf, Assistant Project Officer, Urban Development Agency, Kashmir (UDAK).The Inquiry Officer shall submit the report to the Government w... Read More

GMC lacks basic amenities
Free medicine unavailable as claimed by Health Ministry

July 10, 2017
Shubham Sharma
Minister Health busy in welcoming Shri Amarnath Ji Yatries in huge posters and banners displayed across Jammu city forgetting his real job to provide basic amenities to patients visiting Govt Medical College Jammu. At OPD GMC registration counter, daily hundreds of patients visiting for getting themselves registered but during scorching heat and humidity ceiling fans found out of order. As a ritu... Read More

Despite govt ban, illegal mining unabated in parts of Jammu
Illegal extraction of sand, stone and gravel from rivers going on unchecked

July 10, 2017
golden yug
Despite government ban, the illegal extraction of sand, stone and gravel is alleged to be continuing unabated in various parts of the state. It deserves mentioning here that Jammu and Kashmir Division Bench comprising Justice Alok Aradhe and Justice Tashi Rabstan, had directed SSP Jammu to file status report on illegal mining in Tawi River Bed. Division Bench was apprised that illegal mining towar... Read More

Vehicles in police custody for more than one week
DB directs to file preliminary objections and counter affidavit

July 08, 2017
Jammu, JULY-08-2017-(JNF):- In a Public Interest Litigation filed by Achyut Dubey who is a practicing lawyer seeking direction to respondents to ensure that applications for disposal of all the vehicles in custody of the police in the State of Jammu and Kashmir in connection with any offence for more than a week, except the vehicles in connection with which release applications filed before the c... Read More

Most water coolers defunct in city of temples lying defunct due to lack of maintenance
JMC busy in promoting unlicensed shikangi water business

July 08, 2017
Shubham Sharma
With mercury rising day by day, the commuters are suffering as most of the water cooler machines installed in the city are lying defunct due to lack of maintenance by the concerned authorities. Most of the drinking water coolers installed by the Jammu Municipal Corporation (JMC) at various locations in the city are either defunct and few who are in working condition, have not been cleaned for mont... Read More

Fake Journalists misusing Press Identity Cards
Word "Press" written on private vehicles being widely misrepresented

July 08, 2017
golden yug
You will feel amaze to know that if you make out or observe few moments on roads especially in Jammu city you can notice and witness that every Tom Dick and Harry has press identity cards hanging on front of their motorcycles. In temple city you can get a vehicle after every five minutes with pendulous or hanging down loosely boards PRESS in a italic bold letters but when you get to nearer you may... Read More

No relief to small newspapers in distribution of Govt advts
DIPR discriminating in issuing advts, ignoring rules framed under Advertisement Policy 2016

July 06, 2017
golden yug
Information Department has consistently failed to convince most of the newspapers that it works in a transparent way which means to ensure the reach of policies and programmes in every nook and corner of state to develop an opinion about the working of Govt whether as per agenda or opposite to their aspirations. As a fact of matter the Govt advertisements which are meant to be distributed judiciou... Read More

The pot calling the kettle black
Two of trade seldom agrees, Legislators seem to suggest in Assembly

July 06, 2017
Shubham Sharma
Heated argument between Jammu and Kashmir Minister Imran Ansari and the opposition National Conference leader Devender Rana led to the disturbance in the special assembly session of Jammu and Kashmir which was called by Governor to discuss the implementation of the Goods and Services Tax (GST). Jammu and Kashmir assembly on Wednesday adopted a resolution to implement the goods and services tax (GS... Read More

Do public representatives really understand meaning of “public servant?

July 05, 2017
Shubham Sharma
The Parliament and the legislative assemblies are considered as temples of democracy and every MLA or MP should maintain a level of decorum both inside and outside the house. But unfortunately our politicians sometimes breach the red line which brings shame to the entire nation. In a democracy, the people who are the voters and who elect their representatives are the ultimate masters, we are told.... Read More

ERA’s sewerage and drinking water pipeline work needs repairing at several places
Probe into quantum of sub-standard work and fix accountability

July 04, 2017
R.S Jamwal
Ill- conceived sewerage pipeline work being carried out in Jammu west assembly constituency despite objection from the local residents the work was guaranteed way back in 2014 and was supposed to be completed by 2016. Despite giving two extensions till May 2017 as per official records available with us nearly 50 per cent work is completed which is of sub-standard quality? Regarding sub-standard an... Read More

Contactors openly violating advertisement Policy 2010 under patronage of JMC
12x12 feet and 8x12 size of hoardings much more than in displayed hoardings

July 04, 2017
RS Jamwal Jammu Municipal Corporation has not only miserably failed to keep check on unauthorized and illegal outdoor advertising infect its patronage is there despite having the power to remove or prohibit the display of any such advertising besides failed to take punitive action against the violators by imposing a fine or imprisonment. It has come to fore that right now some seventy six indivi... Read More

All Govt employees to make voluntary contributions towards RCS, J&K

July 04, 2017
golden yug
Vide Circular No. 47-GAD of 2009 dated 19-11-2009 all the employees of the State Government have been enjoined upon to make voluntary contributions towards Red Cross Society, J&K. As per laid down procedure, the Government Employees are to make fixed minimum contributions by way of deductions from the salary in the month of January every year. The procedure for collection of contributions from the... Read More

No letup in violative structures in Channi Himmat residential area Act on violators, otherwise Master plan from 2021 to 2032 will make no difference
JMC must understand that voice of people is voice of God before ignoring them

June 30, 2017
golden yug
Notwithstanding the fact that there were hundreds of violations under Jammu City Master Plan 2021, JMC deliberately made mockery of this by allowing changing’s as per the convenience of violators and even in several cases residential site plans were converted into commercial openly violating all norms in lieu of huge kickbacks. Now Govt has come out with new Jammu City Master plan 2032 came into f... Read More

Committee constituted to examine draft J&K State Hydro Power Policy, 2017

June 30, 2017
golden yug
Sanction is hereby accorded to the constitution of a Committee, comprising the following, to examine the draft J&K State Hydro Power Policy, 2017, formulated by the J&K State Power Development Corporation:-Chief Secretary, J&K. Chairman, Administrative Secretary, Power Development Department, Member, Administrative Secretary, Finance Department, Member, Administrative Secretary, Planning, Developm... Read More

Political parties determined to stick to its minority appeasement policies

June 29, 2017
shubham sharma
The Congress party in India has appeased Muslims by granting them policy favours. This strategy has produced unforeseen side effects and is leading to further fragmentation along religious lines. Shah Bano, a 70-year-old Muslim divorcee, was sanctioned maintenance money by the Supreme Court of India. Her husband was ordered to pay Rs.500 ($9 by current rates) as maintenance money. A long protest w... Read More

3 IGPs & 2 SPs transferred

June 27, 2017
golden yug
In the interest of administration, the following transfers and postings of Police officers, are hereby ordered with immediate effect. Rajesh Kumar, IPS (JK:1995), IGP Railways, J&K, is transferred and posted as Director SSG, J&K vice Shri S. Ahfadul Mujtaba, IPS. Mubarak Ahmad Ganaie, IPS (JK:1996), IGP Armed Kashmir, is transferred and posted as IGP Railways, J&K vice Shri Rajesh Kumar, IPS. S. A... Read More

Double standards in dealing with terror precarious
Hafiz Saeed’s American bounty has become a joke and farce

June 27, 2017
Shubham Sharma
India believes that the foremost challenge to international security continues to be posed by international terrorism. We must not fail in this regard. If we continue to adopt double standards in dealing with terrorism it will have serious consequences not just for our own countries, but the international community as a whole. America"s "War on Terror" policy has not been a secret to anyone. Flawe... Read More

Jammu region continuous to suffer discrimination in selections JKPSC terms State Rule Book as untouchable
Mass irregularities in public domain, no action on real culprits

June 27, 2017
golden yug
The J&K Public Service Commission (JKPSC), which pledges to “exercise utmost impartiality, objectivity and efficiency in accomplishing its tasks”, has been facing a serious credibility test after reports of forgery of policy documents and denial of marks for correct answers in the prestigious Kashmir Administrative Services (KAS) examination came to the fore. It seems that whole of the JKPSC losin... Read More

Crime Branch books fraudster

June 24, 2017
golden yug
Jammu: Crime Branch Jammu register a case against Rakesh Chopra S/o Sh. K.C. Chopra Prop. J&K Marketing and Advertising, 111/C Near Guru Har Krishan Public School, Nanak Nagar, Jammu R/o 17 A/C Gandhi Nagar/402/4 Channi Himmat, Jammu and Rajesh Chopra, Prop. R.C. Constructions BE-200 Gali No. 06 IInd Floor, Hari Nagar, New Delhi-110064, prima facie, constitute offences punishable u/s 420,465,467,4... Read More

Govt Medical College Hospital callous towards sanitation issues
Cleansing totally paralyzed, health of patients & attendants at mercy of God

June 23, 2017
golden yug
As per the convenience of patients and their attendants, Hospital administration has introduced three kinds of entry slips for OPD patients and separate slip counterS for male, female and senior citizens costing Rs 5 per slip where as emergency treatment costs Rs 10 per slip. There is no proof in the public domain that the revenue so generated is going into govt treasury or this fund rests with Pr... Read More

Monitoring Committee constituted to monitor dredging of River Jehlum

June 22, 2017
golden yug
In partial modification of Government Order No. 556-GAD of 2017, dated 28.04.2017, it is hereby ordered that the Minister for Information Technology, Technical Education and Youth Services & Sports shall be included as Member in the composition of the Monitoring Committee. Read More

Stop politics on Dalits, address their real issues

June 22, 2017
shubham sharma
The choice of dalit candidate both by NDA and its supporters and Congress led opposition is merely aim to get credit whether to claim that they have regard for Dalits and committed to their welfare whereas realities are contrary to their claims .Infect, this is a deliberately attempt to hide their failures in doing concrete for them. Nothing has been done for their welfare. It is very painful to n... Read More

BJP on back foot in coalition Govt, sacrificing ideology to remain in Govt

June 21, 2017
Shubham Sharma
When the PDP – BJP completely opposed in their ideologies but joined hands in Jammu and Kashmir to form the government, Several phrases and proverbs were used claiming that such a government based on the concept of marriage of convenience will not last long. However, both the political parties from day one were of the view that the government will be run in accordance with agenda of alliance. The ... Read More

BJP’s choice of Kovind as India’s presidential candidate a masterstroke

June 20, 2017
shubham sharma
Bharatiya Janata Party has come up with a surprise candidate for India’s next presidential election, Bihar’s Governor. While many names had been mulled over for the past month or so, Ram Nath Kovind’s name had never arisen. The opposition camp is in a flurry, searching for a Dalit candidate to counter the one selected by BJP. Congress has proposed the names of former Lok Sabha Speaker Mira Kumar o... Read More

Rates and procurement of PDS sugar enhanced

June 20, 2017
golden yug
Department of Food, Civil Supplies & Consumer Affairs Civil Secretariat, Jammu/Kashmir has enhanced rates and procurement of PDS sugar through e-tendering for the year 2017-18. Sanction is also accorded to the enhancement of sale rates of PDS sugar to PHH rationees of the State from Rs 13 50 per kg to Rs 25 00 per kg and providing of sugar to PHH category only at the rate of Rs 25 per Kg. Procurem... Read More

JMC biggest violator Jammu City Master Plan, facilitating commercial construction on residential
Allowed commercial construction when matter is under High Court trial

June 20, 2017
golden yug
Under the nose of authority JK Housing Board’s plots are on sale like hot cakes and in the process, the basic purpose of enabling homeless with a home has been lost into the greed of highly influential persons having dozens of plots on their name with the support of concerned authorities extending help to improve their fortunes resulting in deprivation of genuine people wanting a house legally and... Read More

VOK raids then CE PHE Kashmir & EE PHE Division Kupwara for extending works wrongly

June 20, 2017
golden yug
Jammu: After registration of a Case FIR No. 14/2017 under section 5(2) J&K P.C. Act Svt. 2006, The teams of Vigilance Organization Kashmir today on 19.06.2017 has conducted residential searches against the accused public Servants namely Gh. Rasool Zargar the then Chief Engineer PHE Kashmir and Reyaz Ahmad Wani the then Executive Engineer PHE Division Kupwara (now retired) after obtaining the sear... Read More

One hitting with bats and other dodging with sticks
Cricket thriving on bed of roses and Hockey pricking thorns from it

June 20, 2017
shubham sharma
The national sport of a country is either designated on the basis of the popularity of a game in that country, or on the basis of its historical connect from that country. Its national game status may also rise from the fact that the sport in question has a long standing rich legacy for that particular country. The most obvious reason for designating a sport as the national sport of the country is... Read More

Information department embracing Kashmir, embarrassing Jammu region
Small newspapers deliberately being made to surive on mercy of God

June 17, 2017
golden yug
After well educated candidates were deliberately deprived of govt jobs on merit by JKPSC, it seems saga of discrimination with Jammu going on with Jammu unabated. This times it is the turn of Jammu based newspapers to face discrimination. It is pertinent to mention here that J&K Government on 6th of June approved empanelment of 99 fresh newspapers and periodicals for advertisement support taking t... Read More

Failure of prosecution leads to acquittal of ISI militant

June 17, 2017
golden yug
Jammu: 1st Additional Sessions Judge Jammu MA Chowdhary acquitted Mohd. Abdullah Code Abu Talah S/O Hassan Bakhsh R/O Madal Chak No.2, Multan Pakistan who was allegedly involved in Rajiv Nagar Attack case.According to the police case that On the basis of a docket received from Inspector Swarn Singh Jangi, while patrolling in Village Raika on 01.08.2002, at 1530 hrs, asserting therein that h... Read More

No solution of problem seems to be in sight in near future

June 17, 2017
Shubham sharma
As the situation in Kashmir slips further and further out of the government’s control, a new challenge is emerging like midnight knocks by gunmen on the doors of political workers and policemen, followed by open threats and warnings to their families. Wary of the situation, the police on April 16 issued an advisory asking its field personnel, particularly those from south Kashmir, to avoid visitin... Read More

Justice becoming costlier, in terms of time and money
Unless steps taken to ensure speedy disposal of cases, present system can’t give desirable performance

June 16, 2017
Shubham sharma
In vogue justice delayed is justice denied is a very smooth saying. But it is not as easy to understand without clarification as to what actually is meant by the delay in justice.In between seeking justice and deliverance of justice there are a lot of pre-requisites and formalities of rules and regulations and prescribed procedures governing proceedings of the court time consuming but unavoidable ... Read More

HC dismisses petition challenging PSA

June 15, 2017
golden yug
Jammu: State High Court dismissed the petition filed by Tajinder Singh alias Happy challenging the detention under Public Safety Act with the observation that it is not necessary that there should be multiplicity of grounds for making or sustaining an order of detention. Justice Tashi Rabstan after hearing Adv Anil Sethi with Adv Anmol Sharma for the detenue whereas Govt Advocate Sanjeev Padha for... Read More

2 I/C CEOs shifted

June 15, 2017
golden yug
In the interest of administration, transfers and postings of I/C Chief Education Officers and equivalent are hereby ordered with immediate effect.J.K. Sudan, I/C CEO under orders of transfer as I/C CEO, Samba is posted as I/C CEO, Jammu vice Mr. Ram Pal.Mr. Ram Pal I/C CEO, Jammu is transferred and posted as I/C CEO, Samba. Read More

3 KAS officers transferred & posted

June 15, 2017
In the interest of administration, the following transfers and postings are hereby ordered with immediate effect. Nissar Ahmad Nissar, KAS, awaiting orders of posting in the General Administration Department, is transferred and posted as Sub-Divisional Magistrate, Kangan, vice Mr. Peerzada Zahoor Ahmad.Mr. Peerzada Zahoor Ahmad, KAS, Sub-Divisional Magistrate, Kangan, is transferred and posted as ... Read More

VOJ books then TSO’s of CA&PD Department Doda

June 14, 2017
golden yug
Jammu: The vigilance organization, Jammu has registered case under FIR No.23/2017 u/s 5(1)(c) (d) r/w section 5(2) P.C Act 2006 and section 120-B RPC against S/Shri Sajjad Ahmed Wani and Vikram Singh Tehsil Supply officers on the basis of a verification conducted into the allegations with regard to the misappropriation/black marketing of the kerosene oil by the concerned officials of CA&PD Depa... Read More

Court rejects bail in rape case

June 14, 2017
golden yug
Jammu: Third Additional Sessions Judge Jammu Kishore Kumar rejected the bail application of Sunil Kumar S/o Chaman Lal R/o Chanu Chak, Jammu who was allegedly involved in rape case.According to the police case that that during the night of 02.11.2014, prosecutrix and her parents were sleeping in different rooms of their house, accused had lured the prosecutrix, aged 16 years, 5 months and 9 days a... Read More

Officials at Information Commission misusing official position: Choudhary
Issuing notices to Appellants without any purposeful outcome

June 14, 2017
golden yug
Jammu: Mohd Ayoub Choudhary, President, Anti Corruption Forum (J&K) and social activist addressed the Press Conference. While addressing, he said that J&K State Information Commission was constituted under J&K Right to Information Act 2009 under Act No. (VIII) of 2009 with the objectives of dissemination of information to the residents of the State in the laid down manner. As per the act the State... Read More

Army on right track to root out militancy from Kashmir

June 14, 2017
Shubham sharma
Thirteen jawans were injured when terrorists carried out a series of attacks on security forces in Jammu and Kashmir. The six attacks came in a span of four hours on Tuesday. Four service rifles were also looted by the terrorist’s .DGP SP Vaid said there was intelligence input about terror attacks on the 17th day of Ramzan on Tuesday and the anniversary of Battle of Badr, the first battle of Isla... Read More

Revenue expenditure of VCs of Boards to be met out of GAD budget

June 14, 2017
golden yug
It is hereby ordered that the revenue expenditure including salary expenditure in respect of the recently appointed Vice-Chairmen/Vice-Chairpersons of Corporations/Boards shall be met out of the budget of the General Administration Department (under Demand No.I) without causing any financial burden to the concerned Corporation/Board. Read More

KAS officers deputed, kept reserves for Shri Amarnathji yatra

June 14, 2017
golden yug
Srinagar, june 13: Sanction is hereby accorded to the deputation of the following KAS officers to Shri Amarnathji Shrine Board, on short term basis, w.e.f 15.6.2017 till conclusion of the Yatra, for being deployed as Camp Directors/Additional Camp Directors at various camps enroute Shri Amarnathji Shrine Board which includes, Prediman Krishan Bhat Additional Commissioner, Commercial Taxes (Tax P... Read More

Committees to be constituted for suitable nominations for CM"s Gold Medal

June 14, 2017
golden yug
The scheme for granting the Chief Minister"s Gold Medal for Honesty, Integrity and Meritorious Public Service has been instituted, vide Government Order No. 860-GAD of 2006 dated 12.07.2006 read with Government Order Nos. 1170-GAD of 2009 dated 28.08.2009, 1300-GAD of 2012 dated 10.12.2012, and 550-GAD of 2016, dated 25.05.2016. A need was felt to make the process of recommendations broad based, ... Read More

Humayun posted as Mission Director, JKSRLM

June 14, 2017
golden yug
In the interest of administration, Mr. Bakshi Javaid Humayun, presently awaiting orders of adjustment in the Tourism Department, is transferred and posted as Mission Director, J&K State Rural Livelihood Mission, against an available vacancy, on ex-cadre basis. Read More

Think hundred times before questioning this Army

June 12, 2017
Shubham sharma
Over 14000 students are undergoing students in defence run schools across Jammu and Kashmir. This school program is being run under Indian Army launched Sadhbhavana. “It was launched in early 90s with an aim to reach out to the population of Jammu and Kashmir. The benefits accrued from Sadhbhavana in improving the social indices, infrastructure and consolidating the peace dividends in the states a... Read More

CM, Nadda lay foundation of Medical Colleges at Doda, Kathua Country’s progress incomplete till JK not taken out of its uncertainties, miseries: Mehbooba
Says the new health infra in the State would improve healthcare facilities by great measure Directs completion of works within two years

June 10, 2017
golden yug
JAMMU, JUNE 10: Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti today asserted that the growth and progress of the country remains incomplete if effective steps are not taken to get Jammu & Kashmir out of the quagmire of uncertainties and miseries. Addressing a huge gathering of people at Doda after laying the foundation stone of a Medical College at Ghat, the Chief Minister said the basic idea behind stitching a... Read More

Eye Ward and Eye Operation Theatre for Kishtwar became dream of public . Official documentation shows bungling of amount meant for construction of Eye Ward ,
DCHSS District Coordinator Kishtwar seeks vigilance inquiry from State Government

June 10, 2017
golden yug
In a much publicised incident of bungling of amount meant to public , Eye Ward and Eye Operation Theatre became a dream of public of Kishtwar as from last two years still no construction was made by executing agency . As per official documents of District Superintending Engineer PWD ( R&B) cirle Doda reveals that concerned department vide official letter no DSED / R&B / 6421-22 dated 05 / 10 ... Read More

Transfer industry blossoming out of proportions – Hindu Mahasabha

June 10, 2017
golden yug
Shifting of officers and staff is imperative for smooth running of organizations and to achieve various ends of public satisfaction, the need for issuing transfer orders arises. Administration has to work from different angles to ensure that honest and zealous stuff is put to work in the field to generate public confidence and to fulfil the requirements of society. There are instances where the of... Read More

Farmers’ protest puts BJP on back foot
Fire of farmers anguish can’t be doused merely by making promises

June 08, 2017
shubham sharma
The killing of five farmers in police firing in Madhya Pradesh is bad news for Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, 14 years after the Bhararitya Janata Party (BJP) swept to power. The state goes to polls next year and analysts and political commentators feel the current turmoil might turn the farming community against the ruling party. A nervous state government initially attempted to deny the c... Read More

GAD investigation demanded in PMGSY road scams from Mandi to Plera

June 08, 2017
golden yug
Poonch: Government of Jammu and Kashmir has sanctioned a project of Mandi to Plera road widening to PMGSY department, although the earth work on widening of the road has been started since long, but in real the widening is only eyewash whereas department has concreted over the same road as it was before. Inhabitants of many areas of Loran, Barachar, Plera and adjoining villages have allegedly said... Read More

J&K Lower Grade Employees Union, Civil Secretariat formed

June 08, 2017
golden yug
The names of following Office Bearers of the J&K Lower Grade Employees Union, Civil Secretariat, who have been declared/elected un-opposed by the Chairman, Election Coordination Committee, J&K Lower Grade Employees Union are hereby notified for general information.Mr. Maqbool Hussain President, Mr. Isher Dass Vice President, Mr. Mohammad Afzal Secretary ,Mr. Vinod Kumar Bhat Public Secretary, Mr. ... Read More

New Media Accreditation Scheme fails to address issues of small & medium Newspapers
Most of suggestions aimed to ensure transparency & end discrimination ignored

June 06, 2017
golden yug
It seems that Department of Information and Public Relation, J&K is taking one step forward and two steps back and which is also evident from the fact that after the hard work of days together suggestions were given to department after the latter asked for the same but most of them have been ignored. It is unfortunate to note that some of the issues creating wedge between two regions were yet agai... Read More

Chief Justice administers oath to newly appointed judges of JK High Court

June 06, 2017
golden yug
Srinagar: Chief Justice, High Court of Jammu and Kashmir, Justice Badar Durrez Ahmed today administered oath of office to three newly appointed judges of J&K High Court at a modest oath ceremony held in the Court Room of the Chief Justice here at High Court Complex.The Judges who took oath of office included, Justice Sanjeev Kumar, Justice Maharaj Krishan Hanjura and Justice Sanjay Kumar Gupta.Ear... Read More

J&K reels under power crisis, essential services missing

June 06, 2017
Shubham Sharma
Coalition Govt must intervene to help the people facing power cuts and water shortage in many areas of the city and must spare sometime to attend to these grievances. High-level meeting of officials of departments concerned must find a solution to the power and water issues. It is tragic that CM has no time to attend to power and water shortage problems or to frame the mandatory summer plan of pow... Read More

Mutual trust, fairplay and modesty must
Player must maintain his composure and remain calm at all times

June 05, 2017
Shubham Sharma
Sports are the foundation of health and physical fitness. Noble game with ‘Fair Play’ and sportsman spirit is filled with excitement, thrill, discipline, team spirit, co-operation and hard work. Sportsman Spirit also combines a sense of friendliness as well as sensation in our minds. This type of spirit is a source of inspiration for the mind. This affects the mind too, skill is a mental quality a... Read More

Separatists thriving on ‘Hawala’ money
Can’t afford any more healing touch, enough is enough!

June 03, 2017
Shubham Sharma
Terrorism is possibly Jammu and Kashmir"s sole profitable enterprise; although 27 years of violence have ruined the State"s people, the protagonists of the crisis appear to have transformed tragedy into sleaze. There is a lot of trade along the border that takes place on the barter system. Terrorists, separatists and their agents pose as traders and exchange money along the border. Very often, the... Read More

Judge files defamation Suit of Rs 100 crores against media, internet media, others

June 03, 2017
golden yug
Jammu: In a first of its kind in the J&K State a Suit has been filed by serving Judge claiming recovery of Rs 100 Crores for the defamation caused to him. It may be mentioned that Mr Rajesh Abrol, posted as Sub Judge Chadoora (Budgam) has filed a suit for recovery for damages and defamation in the Court of 2nd Addl District Judge Jammu though Advocates A K Sawhney and Aseem Sawhney with Utkarsh... Read More

Court rejects bail of husband in murder case

June 03, 2017
golden yug
Jammu: Principal Sessions Judge Kathua Vinod Chatterji Koul rejected the bail application of Ghar Singh S/O Khazan Singh R/O Barwal, Tehsil Kathua who killed his wife.According to the police case that Neelam, aged about 35 years, who was married to petitioner/accused Ghar Singh, died on 12.11.2012 due to burn injuries. At the time of death, she was admitted in Military Hospital, Pathankot. At th... Read More

Mohd Akram gets Addl charge of Principal Sessions Judge Jammu

June 03, 2017
golden yug
Jammu: Registrar General of J&K High Court today ordered that Mohammad Akram Chowdhary 1st Additional Sessions Judge Jammu shall hold the additional charge of the court of Principal District & Sessions Judge, Jammu till further orders. Read More

J&K High Court gets 3 new Judges

June 02, 2017
golden yug
In exercise of the powers conferred by section 95 of the Constitution of Jammu and Kashmir, the President is pleased to appoint Shri Sanjeev Kumar, Maharaj Krishan Hanjura, Sanjay Kumar Gupta, to be Judges of the Jammu and Kashmir High Court, in that order of seniority, with effect from the date they assume charge of their respective offices. Read More

7 bovine smugglers held, 9 bovine animals rescued

June 02, 2017
golden yug
Rajouri: Rajouri Police is tightening the nose of bovine smugglers under the Supervision of Add SP Rajouri Mohd Yousif. During the intervening night of 01/02-06-2017, On a specific information SHO P/S Nowshera Inspr. Kuldeep Krishan under the supervision of SDPO Nowshera Sh. Nawaz Ahmed, laid a special nakas/Checking at NHW Thalka, Nowshera. During naka checking Police seized two TATA Mobiles bea... Read More

Traffic Police mute spectator to parking on roadside despite having JDA Parking at Maheshpura Chowk
View of passenger’s vehicles using road as parking in picture 1 and ignoring existing JDA Parking in picture 2 at Maheshpura Chowk

June 01, 2017
golden yug
At a time when general public is crabbing for proper parking facilities in Jammu city and also transporters facing extreme hardships for parking their vehicles and immense hardships for passengers face difficulties in locating power places to board passenger vehicles. Readers will be surprised to know that when a JDA parking is available it is not being used for the reasons well known to JDA and S... Read More

BJP must take cognizance of what is being done to Jammu province

May 31, 2017
shubham sharma
The prevailing discontent in Jammu province needs to be viewed in this context. It is a different story that many opinion leaders attribute the rise of secessionist violence to unemployment in Kashmir and its under-development. It would be only appropriate if the authorities at the Centre take cognizance of what is being done to Jammu province and redress all the past wrongs. Even otherwise, Jammu... Read More

Transfers and postings

May 31, 2017
golden yug
In the interest of administration, the transfers and postings are hereby ordered with immediate effect.Mr. Kacho Turab Shah, Assistant Commissioner Revenue, Kargil, is transferred and posted as Project Officer, Wage Employment (ACD), Kargil, against an available vacancy.Mr. Ghulam Ahmad Khan, KAS, Sub-Divisional Magistrate, Zanskar, is transferred and posted as Sub- Divisional Magistrate, Drass, v... Read More

CSC constituted for cadre review

May 31, 2017
golden yug
In partial modification of Government Order No. 1365-GAD of 2016 dated 15.12.2016, the Minister for Public Works shall replace the Minister for Education in the composition of the Cabinet Sub-Committee. Read More

Mulkh Raj Singh appointed as new Secretary LA

May 31, 2017
golden yug
A Spokesperson of the J&K Legislative Assembly has in a press statement said that in compliance to the orders issued by the Hon’ble Speaker Mr. Kavinder Gupta in terms of J&K Legislative Assembly.(Recruitment and Conditions of Service) Rules 1959 Mr. Mulkh Raj Singh, Special Secretary and senior most officer of J&K Legislative Assembly has taken over the charge of the office of Secretary J&K Legis... Read More

Committee constituted to fix rates of handloom products

May 31, 2017
golden yug
In supersession of Government Order No.l656-GAD of 1997 dated 14.10.1997, sanction is hereby accorded to the reconstitution of the High Power Price Fixation Committee, comprising the following, to fix the rates of handloom products of J&K State Handloom Development Corporation to be purchased by the Government Departments.Administrative Secretary, Finance Department, Administrative Secretary, Heal... Read More

Delaying press release of concerned Minister by day speaks of sincerity of Information Department

May 30, 2017
golden yug
Information department is considered one of the most important Govt departments as it is the medium to take policies and programmes to public and fort this they are dependent on both print and electronic media which publish and broadcast the same to acquaint the readers and viewers what their Govt is doing for them and what needs to be done. It has been observed that proper coverage on part... Read More

Think of dealing Geelani factor in Kashmir

May 29, 2017
Shubham Sharma
Geelani wholeheartedly commends the ongoing militant struggle in Jammu and Kashmir, blessing it as an Islamically-mandated ‘jihad", and insists that it must continue till India agrees to let the people of the state participate in a plebiscite to decide between India or Pakistan, or, if this is not possible, to grant freedom to Jammu and Kashmir. Geelani also makes no mention at all about the fact... Read More

Failure to create effective deterrent to limit Pakistan enduring liability

May 27, 2017
shubham sharma
No lessons have been learnt from the 2008 and 2010 uprisings on how to simultaneously dominate the Line of Control, suppress militancy, and secure the high ground in the information space through youth outreach. The failure to create an effective deterrent to limit Pakistan’s ability to interfere in Kashmir is an enduring liability. Inadequate use of force against militants-turned-terrorists who a... Read More

JKPCC, JKHB working beyond their jurisdiction, ignoring DB’s directions for e-tendering
Handing over work to piece workers unjustified & uncalled for

May 26, 2017
Golden yug
Former Union Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad had laid the foundation stone of 100-bedded Rajiv Gandhi Hospital at Gangyal here, with an estimated cost of Rs 72.45 crore on Feb 22, 2014 with Detailed Project Report (DPR) Rs 72.45 crore which now has enhanced with the lapse of time and halting the work under the National Rural Health Mission scheme of the central government. The project was supposed to ha... Read More

Funds worth crores spent, MubarakMandi Heritage Complex still a far distant reality
Funds shown spent on security, sanitation & Safaiwallas highly unjustified

May 25, 2017
golden yug
235.92 crore project showing no progress on renovation work owing to apathy of concerned authorities Not only the delay in completion of MubarakMandi Heritage Complex is unfortunate but also the amount spent on Security from 1-4-2009 to 31-07-2016 which is Rs 3160890 by engaging security personnel’s but the fact of the matter is what was there to secure when the building was under renovation and ... Read More

1 IAS, 10 KAS Officers shifted

May 25, 2017
golden yug
In the interest of administration, transfers and postings are hereby ordered with immediate effect.Mr. Owais Ahmed, IAS(JK:2014), Sub-Divisional Magistrate, Bhaderwah, is transferred and posted as Sub-Divisional Magistrate, Karnah-Tangdhar, against an available vacancy.Mr. Imam Din, KAS, Joint Director, Education, Doda, is transferred and posted as Additional Deputy Commissioner, Bhaderwah.Mr. Lai... Read More

Health Department unaware of facilities at Govt Hospitals
Dissatisfaction growing with existing health services and clear demand for better health care

May 23, 2017
goldenyug
It is recognized that in both developed and developing countries, the standard of health services the public expect are not being provided. A very high proportion of the population in many developing countries including India, and especially in rural areas, do not have any access to health services, which can be used by only the privileged few and urban dwellers. Although there is the recognition ... Read More

Favoritism crosses all limits in selection lists, even physically challenged not spared
Handicapped Patwari moves Court to challenge his non-selection

May 22, 2017
golden yug
Discrimination in J&K is well known phenomenon as often voice against it is raised whenever a selection list is out by any of the Govt departments but unfortunately successive Govt never tried to address the issue and it continues till now. In a recent case , Court had to intervene to ensure justice to a handicapped Patwari who was eligible for selection but ignored by BOPEE and Commissioner Secre... Read More

JMC orders enquiry into approving Site plan on State land without Khasra number
Vacant land as per approved site plan nowhere present on ground Marking no place for parking serious blunder on part of JMC

May 22, 2017
golden yug
Taking cognizance of construction of commercial complex having four shops on the land of Rani Sahiba Bloria temple against the city master plan and also against the sentiments of people of area, then Municipal Commissioner finally ordered to conduct an enquiry. As per the enquiry, records pertaining to granting of permission for construction of commercial complex at below Gummat adjoining Vardhan... Read More

27 l/C Dy SPs (OPG), 99 Dy SPs transferred & posted

May 22, 2017
golden yug
Consequent upon their placement as l/C Dy SPs (OPG) vide Govt order Nos. 125 of 2017 dated 21-02-2017, 333-Home of 2017 dated 03-04-2017 and 392-Home of 2017 dated 17-04-2017, the adjustment of the following l/C Dy. Superintendents of Police is ordered with immediate effect- 1. Shri Daleep Singh is posted as DYSP AHJ Jammu vice Shn Pranav Mahajan Shri Bharat Bushan is posted as DYSP SKPA Udham... Read More

Amendment in Service Regulations, 1956

May 22, 2017
golden yug
SRINAGAR, MAY 22: In exercise of the powers conferred by proviso to section 124 of the constitution of Jammu & Kashmir, the Governor is pleased to direct that the following amendments shall be made in Jammu and Kashmir Civil Service Regulations, 1956 namely in Article 230, clause (i) shall be substituted as a Government servant including the one listed in schedule II of these rules may voluntar... Read More

Quantitative expansion but qualitative degradation of School Education

May 20, 2017
Golden yug
“The destiny of India is now being shaped in her classrooms." The role of the teacher to the students is not merely to impart knowledge content of books which is largely information fast getting out of date. But more than that it should be inspiring by his/her example towards the process of character building and the use of knowledge for welfare of the community. The total message to the students,... Read More

Transfer and posting

May 19, 2017
golden yug
In the interest of administration, Mr. Vishal Singh Parihar, Under Secretary to the Government, Finance Department has been transferred and posted as Under Secretary in the office of the Chief Secretary, with immediate effect. Read More

DB upholds eligibility of NRHM doctors for benefits of MCI Regulations

May 19, 2017
Golden yug
Jammu, May-19-2017-(JNF):- In a LPA filed by State against the judgment of Writ Court whereby Writ Court holds that NRHM doctors are eligible for the benefits of Regulation 9 of MCI regulations 2000 which provides that a doctor who served in difficult/remote areas shall be entitled to 10% additional marks for each completed year of service, A Division Bench of the State High Court Comprising... Read More

Public Works Department converted into Personal Welfare Department
Restoration of OFC damaged road works worth crores undertaken out of way Most of the works allotted to blue eyed persons for profit sharing

May 18, 2017
golden yug
Public Works department has always been priority of any Govt and its sincerity in accomplishing the works convinces people of presence of Govt and makes differences in life of people with new infrastructure including roads and buildings. But unfortunately in J&K Govt this department is unaware of word transparency, accountability and honesty and it has already swindled huge govt funds for most of ... Read More

VOJ books then Engineers of PWD(R&B) Division Ramban

May 17, 2017
Vigilance Organization, Jammu has registered a case under FIR No.19/2017 u/s 5(1) (d) r/w 5(2) J&K PC Act and sec.120-B RPC against the then Executive Engineers of PWD (R&B) Division Ramban and others on the basis of a verification conducted into the allegations of glaring irregularities and gross violation of norms in the execution of Banihal-Duligam road and Link road Chaknarwah constructed d... Read More

Inquiry Officer appointed to probe unruly situation at SKICC

May 17, 2017
golden yug
Sanction is hereby accorded to the appointment of Mr. Shailendra Kumar, IAS, Commissioner/ Secretary to the Government, Industries and Commerce Department as Inquiry Officer to inquire into the circumstances which led to commotion and unruly situation besides damage to the infrastructure during the function organized by the State Rural Livelihood Mission, J&K at SKICC on 16-5-2017.The inquiry shal... Read More

AO, I/C AO, AAO transferred & posted

May 17, 2017
goldenyug
In the interest of administration, transfers/ postings of the members of the J&K Accounts (Gazetted) Service are hereby ordered with immediate effect :-Mr. Beer Singh (Selection Grade), CAO in the office of Chief Engineer, Public Works (R&B) Department Jammu. CAO, Police Housing Corporation, J&K relieving Mr. Mushtaq Ahmad of the additional charge.Ms. Sarita Sharma (Selection Grade) CAO, District ... Read More

JMC keeps no calendar of funds received & how and where spent
Public money spent carelessly for substandard works which damaged soon after completion

May 16, 2017
Golden yug
Notwithstanding the fact that JMC received huge funds from J&K Govt and Union Govt but the reality is that nothing visible development has been seen in any of the 71 wards where it seems that funds for development have dried up as the reason for no development. However when one looks at the figures of funds received by JMC, it comes as shocker which forces us to ask where these funds have gone mea... Read More

HC holds arrest of SHO till next date

May 16, 2017
goldenyug
Jammu: Justice Janak Raj Kotwal of J&K High Court has issued notice to the State, IGP Jammu and others in a petition filed by Rajesh Sharma- Inspector in J&K Police, ex SHO Police Station Kanachak Jammu. Court has also stayed the arrest of Rajesh Sharma, ex SHO Police Station Kanchak in case any FIR is registered against him, till next date of hearing.This significant order giving major relief to ... Read More

IAS, KAS officers transferred & posted

May 16, 2017
goldenyug
In the interest of administration, transfers and postings are hereby ordered in civil administration including Ms. Sushma Chauhan, IAS (JK:2009), Director, Tourism, Jammu is transferred and shall await further orders of posting in the General Administration Department.Ms. Smita Sethi, KAS, awaiting orders of adjustment in the General Administration Department, is transferred and posted as Director... Read More

4 SPs transferred & posted

May 16, 2017
goldenyug
In the interest of administration, transfers and postings of Police Officers are hereby ordered with immediate effect:-Shri Arif Amin Shah, Addl. SP Kupwara is transferred and posted as Dy.Commandant IR-18th Bn vice Shri Mukesh Kumar.Shri Mukesh Kumar, SP Deputy Commandant IR 18lh Bn is transferred and posted as Addl. SP PC Anantnag vice Shri Mubbasher Hussain.Shri Farooq Qesor, SP SO to IGP Armed... Read More

Senior KAS officers victims of Govt’s pick and chose policy meet CS
Express resentment against appointments of Non cadre officers on cadre positions

May 15, 2017
goldenyug
It seems that coalition Govt is totally absorbed in maintaining law and order situation in Kashmir valley that rest of the administrative issues hold no water for govt. It has come to fore that a delegation of 1999 and 2001 batch KAS officers met the chief secretary in the civil secretariat on Sunday and expressed strong resentment against the posting of junior officers of KAS over and above the s... Read More

Liaison Officers appointed for GST Council meeting

May 15, 2017
goldenyug
The following officers are hereby appointed as Liaison Officers in connection with the meeting of the Goods and Services Taxes (GST) Council at SKICC, Srinagar on the 18th and 19th May, 2017:- Abdul Rashid War Additional Commissioner in the office of Divisional Commissioner, Kashmir 9419000285 Rajesh Sharma Director, Handlooms, J&K 9419194764 Farooq Ahmad Shah Special Secretary to the Govern... Read More

Interference in just working of security forces unjustified

May 15, 2017
shubham sharma
The Indian army has termed the India Today’s report claiming that the officer, who tied an innocent Kashmiri youth to a jeep as speculative and wrong reporting. The Indian army wrote to the media group recently on 15 May expressing its displeasure on the wrong reporting by its platform asking it to ‘corroborate factual information from official sources when reporting on sensitive military issues.’... Read More

Vow to deal terrorists with iron hands
Make Kashmir safe haven for all people by combating their monstrous activities

May 13, 2017
Aimed at ensuring peace and harmony in the country, the government must deal with terrorism, militancy and all sorts of criminal activities with iron hand. Prime Minister must show commitment to establish Bangladesh as a safe haven for all people by combating terrorists, militants and their monstrous activities from the country. Vested quarter is trying to hatch conspiracy in the name of IS milita... Read More

Don’t waste public money for attending private functions
Shubham Sharma

May 12, 2017
Golden yug
To protect the integrity of the decision-making process of executive government and to maintain public trust in the Executive, Ministers and Parliamentary Under-Secretaries must conduct themselves in a manner appropriate to their office. In all these roles and at all times, Ministers are expected to act lawfully and to behave in a way that upholds, and is seen to uphold, the highest ethical standa... Read More

Committee constituted for Cadre review

May 12, 2017
gy correspondent Jammu may 11
Sanction is hereby accorded to the constitution of a Committee comprising the following officers:-Shri Raj Kumar Goyal, IAS, Principal Secretary to the Government, Home Department, Chairman, Shri Navin Kumar Choudhary,IAS, Commissioner/Secretary to the Government, Finante Department, Member, Shri Anal Kumar Gupta,IAS, Commissioner/Secretary to the Government, ARI & Trainings Department, Member, Sh... Read More

Transfers and adjustments of Forest/Wildlife Protection Officers

May 12, 2017
gy correspondent Jammu may 11
In the interest of administration, the following transfers and adjustments of Forest/Wildlife Protection Officers are hereby ordered with immediate effect:-Irfan Rasool Wani, IFS, holding the charge of Conservator of Forests (South Circle) is transferred and posted as Coordinator (Water Management) WUCMA relieving Shri Himayun Kabir Qadri, I/c DFO Ananatnag of the additional charge of the post.Moh... Read More

Case of “enough is enough”
Those owing allegiance to terrorists must face music

May 10, 2017
Complete Army fraternity stands shoulder to shoulder with the bereaved family at this tragic hour. This marks a watershed moment in the Kashmir valley and people of Kashmir will decisively turn the tide against terrorism. His memory will never be forgotten. Those who tried to defeat what he stood for, will themselves be defeated. The Army must be allowed to bring militancy under control to a point... Read More

Seniority worthless in assigning additional charge to KAS Officers

May 08, 2017
goldenyug
It seems that there is no decorum and protocol with regard to seniors and juniors KAS officers and also it has been observed that seniors in seniority list several times made to work under juniors and juniors in the seniority lists made head before seniors. Such a Temporary arrangement was witnessed today when Govt today vide Government Order No.563-GAD of 2017, Dated: 08-05-2017 given additiona... Read More

CB produces challan in multicore Sheen Finance Scam

May 08, 2017
goldenyug
In a much publicized muliticrore Sheen Finance Scam, Crime Branch Jammu presented challan against Managing Director/ Directors of the Sheen Finance Scam. The challan produced by DySP Mohammad Ibrahim along with Inspector Sunil Sharma and Senior PO MA Almansoor in the court of CJM against Baldev Singh Bahu S/o Brita Singh R/o 22 Priyadarshani Lane Patta Paloura Jammu, Nasib Singh Paw... Read More

Two security personnel’s injured in mysterious firing incident

May 08, 2017
golden yug
Kishtwar: Two security personnels of Jammu and Kashmir was injured in a mysterious firing incident in remote Tanta area of Gundow Sub Division in Doda District of Jammu and Kashmir on Monday.As per the details available with "Early Times", some unknown person fired at Police Post Tantna in Gandow Doda at around 2 AM on Mondayin which two police person got injured who were identified by the police ... Read More

Jammu Bar Association delegation calls on Dr Jitendra

May 08, 2017
golden yug
NEW DELHI, May 8: A delegation of Jammu Bar Association led by its newly elected President, Advocate B. S. Salathia, called on Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER), MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances, Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Dr Jitendra Singh here today. The other members of the delegation consisted of the new office bearers ... Read More

Additional SP Kishtwar Abdul Qayoom transferred to SSG Jammu
People of Kishtwar appreciate his services during his tenure here

May 07, 2017
goldem yug
Jammu: Congratulations to Additional SP Kishtwar Mr. Abdul Qayoom for being transferred to SSG Jammu. Mr. Qayoom served in Kishtwar for about 5 years with full dedication and honesty. He worked for sake of society, uplifting and encouraging the needy. His ability of tacking with and handling the delicate issues is incredible. His unbiased work towards the communities of Kishtwar improved the harmo... Read More

Court denies bail to accused in minor rape case

May 07, 2017
golden yug
CJM Reasi Kamlesh Pandita rejected the bail application of Kuldeep Kumar S/o Sh. Vijay Kumar R/o Village Kun Tehsil Katra District Reasi who was involved in rape with minor. According to the police case that accused person is involved in case FIR No. 66/2017 for commission of offences under sections 376/506 RPC. Police report further reveals that on 20-04-2017, complainant lodged a wr... Read More

DB stays eligibility of NRHM doctors for benefits of MCI"s Regulation 9

May 07, 2017
golden yug
In a LPA filed by State against the judgment of Writ Court whereby Writ Court holds that NRHM doctors are eligible for the benefits of Regulation 9 of MCI regulations 2000 which provides that a doctor who served in difficult/remote areas shall be entitled to 10% additional marks for each completed year of service, A Division Bench of the State High Court Comprising Justice Alok Aradhe and Ju... Read More

Drug Peddler held with consignment of intoxicants

May 05, 2017
golden yug
Jammu: In its continuous drive against the drug menace under directions of Sr. Superintendent of Police Samba Sh. Anil Magotra KPS, a Police party headed by SHO P/S Ghagwal under the supervision of Dy. SP HQ Samba in association with DSB Samba nabbed one drug peddler namely Chander Shekhar S/O Ram Krishan R/O W.No. 17 Partap Nagar Kathua age 32 years at Main Chowk Ghagwal and and recovered 804 ca... Read More

Duty of local admin in Kashmir to act against unratified

May 05, 2017
gy correspondent new delhi may 5
The Centre today said the local administration in Kashmir has the right to confiscate the equipment of cable operators allegedly airing unauthorised Pakistani channels and take action against them. Stating that the government has sent an advisory, Union Minister Rajyavardhan Rathore underlined that such advisories are regularly sent by the Centre on unauthorised channels. "We also monitor when... Read More

Samba Police foiled major bovine smuggling bid

May 05, 2017
gy correspondent Jammu may 5
As a part of continuous drive against the perpetrators of the bovine smuggling launched by the District Police Samba under the proficient directions of Sr. Superintendent of Police Samba Sh. Anil Magotra KPS, a Police Party of P/S Samba in association with DSB Samba foiled a major attempt of bovine smuggling by rescuing 40 cattle head which were being taken in the form of DERRA by the bovine smug... Read More

HC stops Salary of DSE and directs CS to file circular or appear in person

May 05, 2017
gy correspondent Jammu may 5
Taking serious note for not implementing the Court directions, Justice Tashi Rabstan today stooped the salary of Director School Education and seeks personal appearance of Director School Education and Commissioner/Secreatry Education. Justice Tashi Rabstan further took serious note and observed that on the last date of hearing this Court directed Chief Secretary J&K to come up with a... Read More

DB gives benefit of doubts to HM Militant in murder case

May 04, 2017
gy correspondent Jammu may 4
in a criminal appeal filed against the judgment of trial court whereby Trial Court awarded life-imprisonment, under Section 302/34 RPC to Mohammad Hussain, Mushtaq Ahmed and Gul Mohammad, all residents of Ramnagar tehsil (revenue unit) under Udhampur District for killing Arshad Begum and Amina Begum with sharp edged weapons by slitting their throats at village Kadwa, A Division Bench of State Hig... Read More

Court grants pre-arrest bail to Dy Secy

May 04, 2017
gy correspondent Jammu may 4
Special Judge Anticorruption Jammu Sanjeev Gupta has granted interim anticipatory bail to Mr Anil John, who is at present Dy Secretary to Govt. Floriculture Department Civil Secretariat, Jammu in an FIR no. 16/2017 registered by State Vigilance Organisation Jammu after hearing Mr Aseem Sawhney Advocate with Utkarsh Pathania Advocate.Advocate Aseem Sawhney submitted before the Court that the SVO ... Read More

HC directs JU to regularize admission with costs Rs 20,000 each student from College

May 04, 2017
gy correspondent Jammu may 4
Jammu: In a petition filed by Rajiv Gandhi College of Nursing regularizing the admissions of three out of five students, who were admitted to three years B.Sc. Nursing Course by the petitioner-Rajiv Gandhi College of Nursing under the Court Order dated 20.08.2013.Justice BS Walia of J&K High Court Jammu Wing after hearing Adv Amit Gupta for the petitioner college whereas Adv WS Nargal appearing... Read More

4 dead, 8 injured in road accident at Chhatergalla

May 04, 2017
gy correspondent BHADARWAH may 4
Bhadarwah: Four persons dead on the spot and eight injured in a road accident when Mini Bus they were travelling coming from Bani to Bhadarwah skidded off the road at Chattargalla area of Bhadarwah Doda District Thursday Morning. A Matador bearing registration number JK08D -5992, reportedly on its way from Bani to Bhadarwah, came under a mammoth snow avalanche as it was passing through a glac... Read More

Militant violence, security forces casualties witnessed manifold rise

May 04, 2017
shubham sharma
The militant violence and security forces casualties in Jammu and Kashmir witnessed very significant rise in 2016 as compared to the previous year.Concerned with the spate of terrorist attacks in Jammu and Kashmir, the security forces on Thursday cordoned off more than 20 villages of Shopian district, in order to carry out search operation.The massive search operation has been jointly initiated by... Read More

Militant violence, security forces casualties witnessed manifold rise

May 04, 2017
shubham sharma
The militant violence and security forces casualties in Jammu and Kashmir witnessed very significant rise in 2016 as compared to the previous year.Concerned with the spate of terrorist attacks in Jammu and Kashmir, the security forces on Thursday cordoned off more than 20 villages of Shopian district, in order to carry out search operation.The massive search operation has been jointly initiated by... Read More

Hunger strike by contractual lecturers continues, Govt unmoved

May 03, 2017
golden yug
The hunger strike by contractual lecturers (10+2) enters 72nd day but no response has been received from the govt, side till date. They have been demanding for their regularization as per the Civil services Special Provision act 2010. A policy framed for the Regularization of all the ad-hoc/ Contractual/Consolidated employees after rendering seven years of services. Today 10+2 Contractual Lecturer... Read More

FIR registered by Crime Branch against Poonch doctor
Court directs IG Crime to appear in person in case IO fails to produce FSL report

May 03, 2017
golden yug
Special Municipal Mobile Magistrate Jammu Mr M R Chak, has taken to task an Investigating Officer of the Crime Branch for its lackadaisical approach in investigating a serious case where the FIR was got lodged on the Orders of State Consumer Redressal Commission Jammu. The Court directed that in case the IO fails to produce the FSL report in the matter the IGP Crime Branch shall appear in person.... Read More

JKBOSE declares 10th class result

May 03, 2017
Jammu: Jammu and Kashmir Board of Secondary Education (JKBOSE) have announced the JK Board Class 10 (Matric) Result 2017 today (May 3) on Jammu and Kashmir Board official site jkbose.co.in.English 49201 67.41 mathematics 49191 72.60 Hindi 39160 83.75 Urdu 10138 81.00 Science 49191 67.00 Social Studies. Total No. of students enrolled 49201,Total No. of students qualified 26556,Total No. of students... Read More

Desperate attempt to loot public money for terror activity

May 03, 2017
shubham sharma golden yug
The civilian uprising in the Kashmir Valley is increasingly coming to the aide of militants who, in a growing trend, loot cash from banks to finance and thereby execute their attacks on security forces. The number of such robbery attempts by cash-strapped militant outfits have only increased in the past few weeks. But it is also the trend of gun-snatching that drives militants to such encounters. ... Read More

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