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Dr Raja Muzaffar Bhat

Dr Raja Muzaffar Bhat is an Acumen Fellow and Chairman Jammu & Kashmir RTI Movement. Feedback

Indian Hajj Pilgrims Told To Buy Own Luggage

The Hajj committee of India on Sunday informed the selected pilgrims to purchase luggage at their own level. Read More

May 22, 2022

Lands In Limbo

As the High Court has come up with a fresh direction in Banihal land acquisition case, it seems that judiciary… Read More

May 16, 2022

Mining Mafia in J&K: Need to Streamline Riverbed Mining

The lack of CCTV based surveillance and the bypassing of technological checks are done to give a leeway for dubious… Read More

May 9, 2022

Is Government e-Market System Draining State Exchequer?

But after purchases started being made through the GeM portal this Department has been made dysfunctional. The Government is planning… Read More

May 6, 2022

Jago Grahak Jago: Make State Consumer Commission Operational

To make the Consumer Protection Act 2019 operational, State Commission should be constituted not only on papers but President and… Read More

April 26, 2022

National Panchayati Raj Day: Strengthen Panchayati Institutions in J&K

"It is expedient to establish in Jammu and Kashmir State the village panchayats to assist in the administrative, civil and… Read More

April 23, 2022

Emperor's New Clothes: Public Information Officers or Post Offices?

This ‘loophole’ in the Act is being increasingly used by government departments to deny information to RTI applicants by passing… Read More

April 18, 2022

Wise Link: Forest Rights Act & Biodiversity Act 

It is very important to link up all the Forest Rights Act & Biodiversity Act to ensure sustainable environmental conservation… Read More

April 6, 2022

How 'Har Gaon Hariyali' Will Increase Our Carbon Stock   

The details of saplings purchased and planted should be made public on official websites. At village level as well, the… Read More

March 28, 2022

The Queen on Deathbed: How Kashmir Is Losing Its Prime Wetland

Hokersar wetland is constantly encroached. District Administration Budgam hasn’t acted on NGT’s advise to utilize funds under Rural Waste Management… Read More

March 22, 2022