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Organized Corruption amongst KPs

Organized Corruption amongst KPs

The tool of new destabilization Dr Ajay Chrungoo June 2012 On Feb 18, a local newspaper in Jammu reported that the officer in charge of the Relief Organisation as well as a joint venture firm M/S Mytas Rithwik were booked by the State Vigilance Organisation for causing wrongful  loss of over two

20th Anniversary of Homeland Day Celeberated

January 2012 KS Correspondent Jammu, Dec 28: With the news of Homeland Day celebrations pouring in from all across the country and the world, the celebrations in Jammu marked day long programmes that involved men women and youth of the exiled Kashmiri community. At Press Club Jammu, the exiles fr

Viciousness of a Wishfulness

Kashmir Policy and Return of Hindus November 2011 Two recent incidents in Kashmir valley reveal the viciousness of the situation. Local newspaper reported that on July 1, 2011, that Havaldar J S Adhikari  and Lans Naik Devender Singh of 19th Rajput where beheaded by the terrorists in Kupwara whil

Conversion into a Subversive Space

JAMMU & KASHMIR Democratic Process: Conversion into a Subversive Space by Ajay Chrungoo June, 2011 The developments in the Middle East have certainly created an impact in Jammu and Kashmir which witnessed a disturbed last summer. The happenings in Egypt and elsewhere have almost evaporated t

Return: Progression towards Destruction

By Dr Ajay Chrungoo April 2011 The Weirdness There is a perceptible weirdness in the handling of the issue of return of Kashmiri Hindus by the state government. The Relief Commissioner of the state government recently came out with the figures of 1069 employees having joined their jobs in the val

Return Policy

Don't touch them for the time being Dr Ajay Chrungoo January 2011 On December 5, 2010, the Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir, Omar Abdullah, formally issued the recruitment orders for the displaced Kashmiri Hindu youth, selected as per the Prime Minister's Package for relief and rehabilitation

Accession Day celebrated

KS Correspondent November 2010 JAMMU, Oct 26: The Accession Day-26th October, 2010 was a different experience for Jammu people as the day was celebrated as a national festival this year. People were wonderstruck to witness the celebrations like of a Republic or Independence Day as Jammu wore a

Re-defining Trust Deficit

By Shailendra Aima August 2010 In an Indpendence Day-eve bonanza, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah announced that his government will recruit 50,000 youths in the next few months and pitched for restoration of autonomy to the state to bridge the “trust deficit” between the people

Jammu makes sense of happenings

By Shailendra Aima August 2010 The separatists’ shrills and yells that were till a few weeks ago confined to a few pockets in the Valley have now definitely descended on Delhi. Thanks to the Indian State and to some over-enthusiastic members of the capital’s ubiquitous “civil society”!

Response to Intifada

This write-up was published on the building 'intifada' in Kashmir one year back. We are reproducing it again because we feel it reflects the intricacies of the situation in Kashmir in depth and detail. We have also incorporated some portions of this write-up in the editorial of this issue as we thi

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