A policeman maintains a strict vigil on a day Kashmir shut against government’s plan of setting up of separate colonies for retired military personnel, Kashmiri Pandits. Abid Bhat/KO

Kashmir Valley Shuts Against Sainik,Pandit Colonies

Normal life across Kashmir was thrown out of gear on Thursday due to strike called by separatists to protest against government proposal of establishing townships for Kashmiri migrant Pandits, Sainik Colony.

Jammu City

Regional Disparity: Jammu retains lion’s share in Govt. funding

Notwithstanding the government claims of equitable development in all the three regions of the state, the apparent discrimination with Srinagar has only worsened. Leave apart the traditional lion’s share being given to Jammu.

PHE staff threaten stir

Accusing government of resorting to regional disparity, the permanent civil and mechanical employees of Kashmir Division from Public Health Engineering (PHE) Thursday declared that they will start an agitation

Between Sainik Colony, Conflict and Aspirations: Kashmir at Cross Roads?

Three observations made and a question posed to Kashmir Observer by Kashmiris from different socio economic backgrounds and age groups are both suggestive and indicative. Person A asked KO: