EDITORIAL

Carelessness

Carelessness

Ludwig Boltzman once wrote, nineteenth century will be remembered as the century of Darwin, in much the same way as the twentieth century is remembered as the one belonging to Einstein. The humankind’s burgeoning understanding about the biological sciences along with their co-relation with other spheres of physics and allied sciences have altered the landscape […]

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Corruption

Corruption

That rampant corruption is the main cause of concern and major irritant for the common masses here is known to all. But thus far besides the verbal assurances about ridding the state of the dangerous menace, successive governments have done precious little to tackle corruption. This is indeed why Jammu and Kashmir has maintained the […]

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Corruption

Corruption

That rampant corruption is the main cause of concern and major irritant for the common masses here is known to all. But thus far besides the verbal assurances about ridding the state of the dangerous menace, successive governments have done precious little to tackle corruption. This is indeed why Jammu and Kashmir has maintained the […]

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Evolution impasse

Evolution impasse

The lack of unity and unanimity of thought and action among the Kashmiri leadership has been there for quite a while now. Despite various factors and forces trying their influence to unite them, including of course the repeated appeals by the people, nothing has worked thus far. Instead various political groups and parties appear drifting […]

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Evolution impasse

Evolution impasse

The lack of unity and unanimity of thought and action among the Kashmiri leadership has been there for quite a while now. Despite various factors and forces trying their influence to unite them, including of course the repeated appeals by the people, nothing has worked thus far. Instead various political groups and parties appear drifting […]

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Understand people’s anxieties

Understand people’s anxieties

The daily happenings are an ample demonstration and proof of how dangerous a place Kashmir is. Years and decades of systematic disenfranchisement and constant bullying have sowed the seeds of anger and aversion so deep into the popular psyche that the situation here remains ever-volatile. All it needs is a trigger for the pent-up rage […]

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Understand people’s anxieties

Understand people’s anxieties

The daily happenings are an ample demonstration and proof of how dangerous a place Kashmir is. Years and decades of systematic disenfranchisement and constant bullying have sowed the seeds of anger and aversion so deep into the popular psyche that the situation here remains ever-volatile. All it needs is a trigger for the pent-up rage […]

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Confrontations

Confrontations

Not a single day passes without people protesting against the government, or some of its agencies for something or the other. In fact Srinagar’s Press Enclave has now turned into a permanent protesting venue thronged by the aggrieved people of all hues day-in and day-out to register their protests against the government. In the countryside […]

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Delayed justice …

Delayed justice …

“Justice delayed is justice denied”. But this saying, overused into a cliché, fails to change anything when it comes to practical delivery of justice. Had it not been so, certainly the situation as for the pendency of cases in the courts waiting final arbitration would not have been as mammoth as it is today. It […]

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Remove unnecessary hurdles

Remove unnecessary hurdles

Jobs for the jobless always figure on top of the promissory lists of all dispensations. This time too it is no different. The new administration headed by the Governor has also pledged to explore ways and means of providing meaningful and profitable jobs to the educated jobless. It has always been like this – governments […]

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