Highway crisis

Highway crisis

The government is trying its best to streamline the traffic on Srinagar-Jammu highway and in the recent past have held several rounds of meetings to look into the real problems and streamline the process. In this direction the latest meeting was held by all the advisors to Governor to discuss the status of works undertaken […]

High woes

High woes

While the highway is continuing to be in focus in Kashmir Valley because of frequent landslides and also of the curbs by the government on the movement of civilian traffic. The new factor which is coming to the focus is the plight of those hundreds of drivers who come with truck loads of essential commodities […]

Alternative highway

Alternative highway

State government has been fighting very hard with the Central authorities for providing an alternate highway to Kashmir and Ladakh regions apart from Srinagar-Jammu highway. In this direction all the previous governments have tried their best to get the Mughal road as all weather roads by virtue of creating a tunnel at Pir-ki-Gali. But all […]

Dal lake crisis

Dal lake crisis

If latest media reports are to be believed, hundreds of crores have gone down the drain in conservation of Dal lake project as the state administration is seriously looking for rehabilitation of Dal dwellers somewhere near the lake like Shalimar and Chandipora Harwan. Recently, Governor’s administration is a big leap forward has decided to complete […]

Price hike

Price hike

In this holy month of Ramadan, the government has failed so far to control the prices in the markets of Srinagar and other parts of Kashmir. By acting against small shopkeepers of Srinagar and districts, the government is only compounding the problem. There is further hike in the prices and the wholesalers have not been […]

Where are tourists?

Where are tourists?

It is the month of May and Kashmir has never witnessed such low tourist traffic in the past few decades. There are almost no tourists in this holy month of Ramadan visible on the streets of Srinagar. Tourism players are shocked by the attitude of the Central Government and they are right when they say […]

Shelter homes

Shelter homes

Srinagar city has been without any shelter sheds for destitute people and it was a dire need for the authorities to set-up such sheds so that the beggars in hundreds do not roam on the streets. District authorities of Srinagar have decided to ban the begging on the streets of Srinagar and they have told […]

Delayed elections

Delayed elections

There has been further delay in holding of State assembly elections, forcing Omar Abdullah and other mainstream leaders to blame Centre for the delay. National Conference, especially Omar Abdullah are very eager for the holding of State Assembly elections as soon as possible in Jammu and Kashmir State, as they want to get the vote […]

Highway crisis

Highway crisis

After the traders and other stakeholders in Kashmir Valley raised alarm against the losses they have been suffering because of the frequent closure of highway from Jammu to Srinagar, the authorities have decided to ease the restrictions and have taken slew of measures for the streamlining of highway traffic. The traders have accused the authorities […]

Highway ban

Highway ban

Highway ban has been bleeding Kashmir Valley with authorities only saying that they will ease the ban. The restrictions on the movement of vehicles have created lot of problems in Kashmir including price rise. Recently, Supreme Court disposed of a plea challenging the Jammu and Kashmir government’s order restricting civilian traffic for a day in […]

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