OPINION

JKSSB and Contrasting Principles

JKSSB and Contrasting Principles

Understandably, only those trained in the sciences can do justice to these posts. Then why hasn’t the same reasoning been applied to the posts related to those from the commerce backgrounds? If IQ is the only test of merit, then one can be eligible for any post if one goes by the logic of JKSSB.

Trump’s Insurrection

Trump’s Insurrection

Once the dust settles, Trump’s actions are sure to be a great source of embarrassment to him. As such, Trump remains one of the very few American Presidents to have served for just a single term. It is probably this humiliation that provoked him to get his supporters to march to Capitol Hill in the first place.

Land Grabbing

Land Grabbing

Of course, to the union government’s way of myopic thinking, this will significantly alter the character of what was once a war zone to a popular vacation hangout. Perhaps, film crews will return to shoot in the valley, as they did in the 1960s.

Brexit: Finale at Last

Brexit: Finale at Last

Several European commentators weighed in on what Britain’s departure from the EU means. Most viewed its reputation for pragmatism and probity shredded by a campaign which they saw as profoundly populist and dangerously dishonest, and predicted an uncertain future for the UK.

 

JK PSC: The Habitual RTI Law Violator 

JK PSC: The Habitual RTI Law Violator 

PSC is an institution which makes selection of civil servants , police officers officers, college teachers, doctors and engineers and if they start behaving like habitual offenders, what can we expect from other Government institutions?

The Conservation Conundrum

The Conservation Conundrum

As a writer who has frequently travelled to the hinterland to meet sorrowful villagers whose loved ones have been killed by wild animals, I find myself in the same dilemma as Jim Corbett, and so many other humanists. What should come first, man or animal?

Busting the Bullet 

Busting the Bullet 

It is important to put these killings in their right perspective. To begin with, such killings executed in Pathribal, Machil and Shopian should not be described as fake encounters. Legal experts insist that such killings are extrajudicial killings.

Re-Plan and Re-think Water Scarcity in Himalayas

Re-Plan and Re-think Water Scarcity in Himalayas

A new study has revealed that glaciers in Kashmir have receded by 28 percent in the last four decades. So, if the shrinking of glaciers continues in the future, it will adversely affect the availability of water in the valley, especially during the summers

Communalising Languages

Communalising Languages

The Prime Minister in his speech to AMU reiterated the point that the students in BHU had tried to make: languages are associated with religions and people belonging to one religion do not have the right over the language of other religions

Why Deny the Benefits of Progressive Central Laws in J&K?

Why Deny the Benefits of Progressive Central Laws in J&K?

Nobody is ready to listen to the affected farmers while on the other hand Government claims to be saviors of farmers and kissans.  J&K Govt wants to conclude the land acquisition proceedings under an outdated and repealed law which doesn’t apply to J&K anymore. This is unacceptable to affected farmers.

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