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Net worth of 11 PSUs in minus Rs 3,148.02 cr; liabilities exceed value of total assets: CAG

Net worth of 11 PSUs in minus Rs 3,148.02 cr; liabilities exceed value of total assets: CAG

J&K’s Public Sector Undertakings in Red…

Srinagar: The net worth of 11 Public Sector Undertakings (PSUs) in J&K has been completely eroded by accumulated losses, a report by the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) of India has said. The liabilities of these state-owned enterprises have far exceeded the value of their total assets. They have gone into red despite budgetary support […]

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Brazen Bureaucracy: Court orders passed in 1998 not implemented till date

Brazen Bureaucracy: Court orders passed in 1998 not implemented till date

HC asks authorities to explain reasons for non-implementation

Srinagar: A “feudal mindset” dominates much of our bureaucracy. It affects most the children of lesser gods; its apathy demolishes their sense of worth and ruins their aspirations. The statement is confirmed in a case titled Shakeel Ahmad Shakeel Vs. Farooq Ahmad Shah and other bureaucrats of the executive machinery of Jammu and Kashmir. Almost […]

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Muharram Procession: HC asks Admin to consider the issue

Muharram Procession: HC asks Admin to consider the issue

Srinagar: The High Court on Wednesday directed the Commissioner Secretary Home (J&K) to consider a representation of the Shia Muslims seeking permission for taking out a religious procession on the martyrdom day of Imam Hussain (RA), the grandson of the Prophet of Islam (SAW).   The community allegedly being denied permission for their religious practice by […]

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HC declines to pass directions on interest-free Islamic banking, dismisses PIL

HC declines to pass directions on interest-free Islamic banking, dismisses PIL

Srinagar: The High Court has declined to pass directions on introduction of interest-free Islamic banking in J&K citing its refusal by the Government of India despite recommendations by a committee of experts. Hearing a public interest petition (PIL) by Jammu and Kashmir Peoples Forum, Chief Justice Pankaj Mithal and Justice Javed Iqbal Wani said the […]

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HC asks govt to allay fears, suspicions of Pandits vis-à-vis target killings

HC asks govt to allay fears, suspicions of Pandits vis-à-vis target killings

Srinagar: The High Court has advised the government to resolve the issue of targeted killings of the Kashmiri Pandits with a local Pandit organization which demanded investigation into the matter and examining the role of officers involved in it. The advice followed a representation by Sanjay K Tickoo, president of the Kashmiri Pandit Sangarsh Samiti, […]

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HC dismisses petition of sacked judge

HC dismisses petition of sacked judge

Srinagar: A division bench of the J&K & Ladakh High Court on Tuesday dismissed a writ petition by an ex judge challenging his order of removal from service on the allegations of “committing” a big financial fraud. The bench of Chief Justice Pankaj Mithal and Justice Sanjeev Kumar after finding the ex judge Javid Ahmad […]

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Can India Avoid An Implosion!!!

Can India Avoid An Implosion!!!

Its Muslims Can Certainly Avoid Their Destruction By Ignoring Nupur Sharmas

Many houses of the Muslims who participated in the protests that turned violent following the hateful remarks against Prophet Mohammad (PBUH) by now-suspended BJP spokeswoman have been bulldozed by the Uttar Pradesh government, said a 13th of June report by the BBC. Mudassir alias Kaifi and Sahil succumbed to bullet injuries by Police in Ranchi […]

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Sketchy Evidence: HC grants bail to Waheed Parra

Sketchy Evidence: HC grants bail to Waheed Parra

Directs him to surrender his passport, make himself available before IO, as and when required, appear before the trial Court on each and every hearing

Srinagar: J&K and Ladakh High Court Wednesday granted bail to Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) youth leader Waheed-ur-Rehman Para. The court allowed an appeal by Para through his counsel against the rejection of his bail plea on 20th  last year by the special judge designated court under the NIA Act in case in FIR No.31/2020. The […]

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In the din of wicked loudspeakers, Islam loses its message of peace.

In the din of wicked loudspeakers, Islam loses its message of peace.

Verse 205 of Surah Al-A'raf of the Quran says “Remember your Lord deep in your very soul in all humility and awe, without raising your voice….” .

The State action on loudspeakers in North, South and Western India has finally permeated to Jammu and Kashmir. The Civic body of Jammu a few days ago decided to act on unauthorized use of loudspeakers and public address systems from public places like mosques, temples, gurudwaras, churches, and community halls. The issue is whether the […]

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SFC’s losses accumulate to Rs 250 cr; CAG punches wholes in its working

SFC’s losses accumulate to Rs 250 cr; CAG punches wholes in its working

Points to arbitrary manner of allotting timber extraction as one of many irregularities

Srinagar: Undue favors to contractors for extraction of timber and many other irregularities are bleeding the Jammu and Kashmir State Forest Corporation (J&KSFC), with its losses now having accumulated to around Rs 250 crore. A report presented by the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) of India on April 06, 2022 reveals that the accumulated losses […]

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