|What does the MP opt for?|
|Adarsh Ajit||3/4/2013 4:06:26 AM|
India is a largest democracy. Kashmiri leaders have taken full advantage of the freedom of speech. Kashmiris are mostly known for being vacillating in nature. Though the change is natural but Kashmiris are frequently shifting their attitudes. And Ka More...
|Boundaries may affect the minds but cannot separate the hearts|
|Adarsh Ajit||12/31/2012 6:09:52 PM|
Peak season of Kashmiri
Pandit marriages is over.
Almost no mehandiraat passed when there was no Kashmiri Muslim music group singing whole night. Let's recall. Twenty-two years ago, there was acute hatred between Kashmiri Muslims and Kashmiri More...
|Real tributes to Bhalla Sahab Thackeray would be to unite!|
|Adarsh Ajit||11/28/2012 1:45:53 AM|
and most genuinely organized a programme to pay rich tributes to Bhalla Sahab Thackeray, Shiv Sena Chief, who is virtually the savior of Kashmiri Pandit community. There is a saying; 'a friend in need is a f More...
|Involving Shri Amarnath in Ecology of Kashmir!|
|Adarsh Ajit||8/23/2012 12:59:25 AM|
Much has been said and written on the topic of ecology with respect to Shri Amarnath Pilgrimage. Kashmiri Muslims, a few years ago, almost one and all, came on streets against the alleged try of unbalancing ecological scenario of Kashmir. And this l More...
|No friend, no foe to share my grief! |
|Adarsh Ajit||7/12/2012 1:58:03 AM|
Kashmiri Pandits, in aggregate, are all fire against Syed Ali Shah Geelani’s statement in which he has said that he will launch a mass agitation if the Pandits are settled in secured zones, settlements or townships whatever. Emotional outbursts are More...
|The policy of killing the time will prove fatal|
|Adarsh Ajit||6/21/2012 6:48:11 PM|
Hardliner Syed Ali Shah Geelani has said that suppression will revive armed struggle. According to him 'If the policy of suppression, discrimination and barbarism continues, our young generation will take to guns. They are mulling other options. The More...
|If you cannot do service, don't do disservice! |
|Adarsh Ajit||6/14/2012 1:34:00 AM|
Kashmiri Pandits are the
victims of separatist
mindset. State government failed to retain them in Kashmir. India also failed to protect them. The relief should have been given by the state government but it is paid by the centre. When state go More...
| For exiled KPS this is a case of survival- I |
|Adarsh Ajit||6/7/2012 12:56:24 AM|
Taking forward the struggle of Kashmiri Pandits the relief holders are on strike for last so many days. The temperature is hovering around 44 degrees and the relief holders are struggling for their survival. In this sweltering heat everybody will li More...
|Should we also think of a change? What about history? |
|Adarsh Ajit||5/23/2012 1:35:22 AM|
Whether it is voicing for their political rights, settlement, employment or enhancing relief, the last three months report on the ground reveal that Pandits were busy in their struggle. On march 8, 2012 All India Kashmri Samaj held global meet of K More...
|Literary Award, refusal and rebuttal|
|agnipariksha safal ya asaphal!|
|Adarsh Ajit||2/14/2012 2:29:45 AM|
Agnishekhar, a Hindi poet, who has four poetry books at his back, had the right to reject the award in protest. Akhtar Mohi-u-din a prominent storey writer and dramatist had also refused to take the award a few decades ago. There are two allegations More...
|King feigns to be a common man!|
|Adarsh Ajit||1/18/2012 5:07:41 PM|
Recently our honourable Chief Minster, Mr. Omar Abdullah, did a distinct thing. He ordered that his electricity be cut and brought at par with the common people. This is a good gesture the Chief Minister has shown. From this, he got many accolades. More...
|‘Sharaab cheez hi aisi hai na chodi jaajay’|
|Adarsh Ajit||12/14/2011 2:23:45 AM|
Kashmiri Muslims are caught in the whirlpool of confusion courtesy their own politicians. Politicians and leaders have made the common people a football and they are going on kicking it especially for the last twenty two years of turmoil. From the s More...
|Wah! The politics on lowest ebb|
|Adarsh Ajit||11/30/2011 1:19:34 AM|
Dr. Mustafa Kamal may not be known as a popular leader or an impressive minister in the state politics/cabinet but by his statements he has achieved much importance and popularity from time to time. What he has said about Omar Abdullah and Dr. Faroo More...
|Disparity to fetch more strikes and agitations in the future|
|'Awaam ki khushhaali' ka matlab kya!|
|By: Adarsh Ajit||11/2/2011 2:43:54 AM|
On one side prices of the commodities have rocketed to sky. Transporters have hiked the fare with the consent of the state government. Medicines are costly. The cost of usage of electricity has also been enhanced. The price of everything has shot up More...
|For what we should appreciate the government on this Diwali?|
|Adarsh Ajit||10/26/2011 2:54:54 AM|
Happy Diwali to all our readers! 26th of October has come with many memories, celebrations and hopes as well. I-Witness has become three years old. We had promised in its first issue that we will try to do X-rays of the happenings without partiality More...
|Has Jammu, a B grade city, suddenly become a metropolitan?|
|Does government know the existing fee structure the doctors are charging?|
|Adarsh Ajit||10/12/2011 2:09:49 AM|
There are enormous reasons that can prove that the state of Jammu and Kashmir be called a backward state. But the recent two developments look sufficient that the Jammu city, which is a B grade city, is going to become a metropolitan city.
One reas More...
|Seeking apology is a great endeavour; It purifies the sins|
|Adarsh Ajit||10/6/2011 2:37:05 AM|
Whatever is the truth behind the death of Mr. Yusuf, a National conference leader, but the way honourable speaker and a PDP member who heads a section of a Muslim community, exhibited in the legislative assembly, is not only unfortunate but very sha More...
|Is Rahul Gandhi going to be another such leader vis-à-vis Kashmir!|
|Adarsh Ajit||9/28/2011 2:11:31 AM|
Rahul Gandhi, AICC general secretary, is perhaps right when he says that he is much like Kashmiri as he has faced violence when his grandmother and father were killed. But when he says that he can understand the suffering and pain of Kashmiris it se More...
| Who has the representative character?|
Recently, Government of Jammu and Kashmir, talked with the Apex Committee members on various issues of Kashmiri Pandits. A faction of Panun Kashmir, an organization of Kashmiri Pandits, criticized the government for having talks with the Apex Commit More...
|Jokers have made people buffoons!!!|
|Yeh Waadi-e-Kashmir Hai Circus Ka Nazaara!|
|Adarsh Ajit||7/27/2011 2:47:53 AM|
Twenty two years have passed since the eruption of militancy. Some Kashmiri Pandits in the guise of employment have changed the shape of planned return which is suicidal for the community. No one bothers. No one thinks over it. Why should some one t More...
|Ah! Tweeting may help the state!|
|Government at war with employees!|
|Adarsh Ajit||7/20/2011 1:09:43 AM|
Ah! Tweeting! Almost six months have elapsed since some Kashmiri Pandit unemployed youth were appointed under Prime Minister’s Relief and Rehabilitation plan. They have joined in Kashmir and are performing their duties yet they have not been given t More...
|Kashmiris have learnt to be deceived!|
|Khud garzon nay jisko maara uska kaun saharaa!|
|Adarsh Ajit||7/13/2011 12:58:13 AM|
Recently Chief Minister Mr. Omar Abdullah has once again said that Kashmir is a political issue. He has been saying this repeatedly. In his tenure, his father Dr. Farooq Abdullah was also giving such type of uttering. In fact all the Chief Ministers More...
|Kaun saanp, kaun girgat! Sabhi nay ham ko loota hai|
|Adarsh Ajit||6/21/2011 12:02:41 AM|
Recently, through newspapers, we came to know about the war of words between National Conference and the veteran Congress leader, Mr. M L Fotedar. Fotedar was called as ‘aasteen ka saanp’ by National conference. In its response, Mr. Fotedar said tha More...
|Please don't spoil the career of the students!|
|Adarsh Ajit||6/14/2011 2:44:06 AM|
Recently I was standing in a queue to deposit fee in the premises of Jammu and Kashmir Board of School Education, Rehari Jammu. I was sweating due to scorching heat in the open but behind me was an elderly person. He was saying something. I tried to More...
|Jammu ki mitti say dagha baazi|
|BJP (Bhartiya Janata Party) stabs BJP (Bhartiya Jammu People)|
|By Adarsh ajit||4/26/2011 2:56:19 AM|
The tragedy of Jammu has been that apart from the Kashmir centric politics and power, Jammu has been stabbed by its own politicians. Though degradation in politics has reached cancerous stage in India but Jammu & Kashmir has remained on the top of t More...
|Mandir girta phir ban jaata, dil ko kaun sambhaalay!|
|Adarsh Ajit||1/19/2011 1:40:32 AM|
It is the right of all
organizations to hoist the
national flag, anywhere in India. After all, if Indians cannot hoist the national flag on the coming republic day, then whose duty is it? And if BJP wants to conclude its Ekta Yaatra with hois More...
|Bachpan bhi gaya, jawani bhi gayi, ab to ham ko bus jeenay do, jeenay do!|
|Adasrh Ajit||1/11/2011 1:30:19 AM|
In a book launch ceremony at New Delhi, Dr. Farooq Abdullah has asked Kashmiri Pandits for forgiveness for the exodus. Dr. Farooq is known for his flamboyancy and inconsistency but if he is sincere in tendering apology for the miseries More...
|Employment-the beginning of unplanned return!|
|Adarsh Ajit||12/14/2010 12:47:59 AM|
So finally there is again
uncertainty and sense of
insecurity in the Kashmiri Pandit community created by the recent developments. Chief Minister, Mr. Omar Abdullah has given the appointment orders to the Kashmir Pandit youth under the Prime M More...
|Gulaab jaamun hai to rasgula kyon!|
November was the
month of marriages
and Yagnopavits (wearing sacred thread ceremony) for the Kashmiri Pandits. Even the political activities of various displaced Kashmiri Pandit organizations plied with a limited speed. Some thing More...
|All is not well, Mr. Chief Minister!|
|Haathi kay daant khaanay kay aur, dikhaanay kay aur!|
|Adarsh Ajit||11/24/2010 1:02:11 AM|
Well, full page publicity
showing 'The state of
Jammu and Kashmir marches ahead' published in most of the News papers have less takers. As per the advertisement and the India Today survey, the state is 1st in Primary health, 3rd in macro econo More...
|Self-introspection will refine you Sir!|
|Adarsh Ajit||11/9/2010 12:27:11 AM|
It was 28th of October 2008
when Daily Northlines
started the column I-Witness. Now it has completed two years but the unfortunate thing is that we are there wherefrom we had started. The state of Jammu and Kashmir is going from bad to worse. More...
|Soldiers of India's cause over internet get into trivial issues|
|Adasrh Ajit||10/19/2010 1:54:53 AM|
October 10, issue of a leading weekly national magazine carried a story under the caption 'Kashmir's Internet Jihadis' on its cover and in the inner story it makes us aware how thousands of Kashmiri Muslims plead for their cause. They also try to ma More...
|Omar, Geelani ki dahaad nahein, Yeh Mam'Mohan ki kamzori hai!|
We should not be surprised by the address of Omar Abdullah given on the floor of the assembly questioning the merger of Kashmir with India. On the floor of the assembly many statements stand already given by one or the other. When Kashm More...
|Dil sachha aur chehra jhootha|
|Adasrh Ajit||10/6/2010 1:42:40 AM|
From the aftermath of the judgment given by Allahabad High Court, on the sensitive issue of Babri Masjid Ram Janam Bhoomi, Kashmiris have to learn many lessons. There was not a single issue of untoward incident after the judgment. Politicians of Ind More...
|Centre kills time and Kashmir slips away!|
|Adasrh Ajit||9/28/2010 1:55:03 AM|
Giving one hundred crore rupees for the school and college infrastructure, five lac rupees to the victims who have lost their lives, setting free the stone pelters and framing a group of interlocutors under someone to lead are the few announcements More...
|New Delhi Circus with local jokers!|
|Prabhu bin aur na dooja aas karun mein jiski? |
|Adarsh Ajit||9/24/2010 4:36:07 AM|
All Party Parliamentary Delegation, which was on the state visit, has returned leaving some good impressions and deep scars too. For some nationalist parties meeting of some of the members, especially the members of left parties, was not in good tas More...
|Believing in fancies has resulted into Kashmir Cancer!|
|Adarsh Ajit||9/14/2010 1:03:44 AM|
It has been always alleged by most of the political
experts that Kashmir problem is the outcome
of the mistakes of late Jawaharlal Nehru, the first prime minister of India by his taking the issue of Kashmir in the United Nations. Second allega More...
|Raising bogey of Kashmir issue- a prelude to Islamization?|
|Adarsh Ajit||8/25/2010 12:59:53 AM|
Laakh Chupao chup na sakayga raaz ho kitna gehra
Dil ki baat bata deta hai asli naqli chehra
Of late, after hounding out Kashmiri Pandits from the valley as India failed to protect them, Sikhs of Kashmir have also been threatened to j More...
|Jis Kashmir ko khoon say seencha voh Kashmir kiska hai?|
|Adarsh Ajit||8/17/2010 1:52:09 AM|
India celebrated its independence day on Sunday. From the ramparts of Red Fort tall claims were made. But when we see the practical draught of India, it is not as beautiful as is being projected in the lectures. Daily killings in variou More...
|It is time to go for Governor's rule!|
|It is no time to do favours at the cost of the state!|
|Adarsh Ajit||8/3/2010 1:49:08 AM|
At the end of day 53 of Kashmir unrest and revolt, the chief minister of the state Mr. Omar Abdullah proved no young, no energetic and having no political depth which political analysts had predicted when Mr. Omar Abdullah took the reigns of the sta More...
|Sensitive issues need sensitive discussions, no hurry please!|
|Adarsh Ajit||7/27/2010 12:37:12 AM|
All India Kashmiri Samaj held an interactive meet with the exiled Kashmiri Pandit lawyers. Vital issue like providing of physical space in the valley for the Pandits included among other two issues of political empowerment for Kashmiri Pandits and p More...
|Hush! Politicians sole proprietors of speaking!|
|Adarsh Ajit ||7/20/2010 1:38:15 AM|
Sachin Tendulkar has no right to say that he is an Indian first and then Maharashtrian! Cricketers should concentrate towards the game. From Bollywood, no one can speak politics. They should focus towards their respective fields. Yoga Guru Shr More...
|Why criminal silence on the sensitive issues? (4)|
|Adarsh Ajit||7/14/2010 1:55:26 AM|
After the forced exodus in 1990, Kashmiri Pandits were on the roads for their rights as a compact unit. The cohesive outlook gave a ray of hope that at last leadership will evolve and Kashmiri Pandits will be free from being alleged that they are a More...
|Moments do blunder, centuries suffer! (Part- 3)|
|Adarsh Ajit||7/6/2010 1:10:13 AM|
The contribution of KP
leaders is nowhere and no
way visible on the ground presently. Now the division of the community into different units and subunits has become the incurable menace. There is the impression on the minds of the common Pandi More...
|Ethnic cleansing of Kashmiri Pandits___new worries, new challenges!|
|Adarsh Ajit||6/29/2010 12:38:11 AM|
Once we had a country and we thought it fair,
Look in the atlas and you'll find it there:
We cannot go there now, my dear, we cannot go there now.
Recently some appointment lists of Kashmiri Pandit youths, under the Prime Minister's Special emplo More...
|Of marking the answer sheets…!|
|J&K Board of School Edu in dock |
|Adarsh Ajit||5/26/2010 2:32:12 AM|
Now, the results of 10h and
12th classes are out. This
year state board of school education came under heavy criticism for paper leakage and answer sheet issue. For two years, the paper leakage was not rumours but was practically visible on th More...
|Aao Jannat mein dekhain kani jang (Stone war) ka nazaara!|
|Adarsh Ajit ||5/19/2010 1:53:25 AM|
Kashmir, the paradise on
earth, was known for many
things like lakes, rivers, streams, big shady Chinars, scenic beauty, greeneries, snow clad mountains, handicrafts, saffron, almonds, walnuts, apples and of course for Kashmiri Wazwan.
|God bless you Dr. Faisal! You have made us proud!|
|Adarsh Ajit||5/12/2010 12:51:34 AM|
Dr Shah Faisal has
undoubtedly made us
proud. It is not easy to forget the tragedies and concentrate towards achieving a tough goal. It needs courage, dedication and concentration apart from keeping the head cool and the mind calm. Kudos to mo More...
|Before any action, sensitive issues need introspection!|
|Adarsh Ajit||5/10/2010 1:12:52 PM|
darpan say baahar
nikalta hai Neel
swayam say karta prashnon ki boochaar
‘kya tum in sapnon ki oat mein
chippa nahein rahay
apnay asatya ko…!
‘tumhaaray antstal mein
rikt hai sarovar
kya bhar paogay sapnon say
soonay jeewan ko
yeh naag tum More...
|Ethical journalists are the watch dogs of the society|
|Impartiality, boldness and truth are the prerequisites of journalism! |
|Adarsh Ajit||4/20/2010 1:53:04 AM|
The concepts of morality
and ethics are nowadays
the talk of the past. Due to publishing a couple of news stories of an ex-minister of the state of Jammu and Kashmir, it is learnt that the editor of the Daily Northlines, the editor has been pu More...
|Of jokers and jesters!|
|Adarsh Ajit||4/13/2010 1:26:07 AM|
The Jammu and Kashmir
Government is making
itself a joker and a jester these days by wasting huge money on the full page advertisements published in local news papers just to convince the public that government employees are their enemies. It More...
|Education at the cross roads but who cares! |
|Adarsh Ajit||4/8/2010 2:24:18 AM|
“Education system will be put on the right track”. “Menace of copying will be put to an end”. “Paper leakage is a rumour and students should not lend ears to it”. These are the claims we have been hearing for a long now. But the state has been put o More...
|Chhoro yeh angdayi, zor ki hai Mehngayi ! |
|Adarsh Ajit||3/30/2010 2:54:43 AM|
Much is being talked
about weeding out of
corruption from the state. But for this, one has to analyze the things deeply. Not conceding to the genuine demands of the government employees, is one factor among others, which lead to corruption. More...
|Kahaan gayay ho Meray Yaaro! Zor say pathar maaro!|
| Adarsh Ajit ||3/19/2010 2:25:20 AM|
Jammu and Kashmir State has
always become the victim of
its own leaders. Chief Minister of the state Omar Abdullah- the cub of ‘Sher-e-Kashmir’ recently roared that stone throwers will be punished. Later he became milder and to More...
|Ho alim-o- fun aur tehzeeb ka noor, siyaasatdaanon say door |
|(Art, language, literature and culture) 2 |
|Adarsh Ajit||2/24/2010 1:31:51 AM|
In the previous issue of this
column, we had commented
that there is the intrusion of the politics from birth to death. Day in and day out, the politicians are telling the art loving people, sportsman and actors to be well within their fields More...
|Ham Ko Aas Hai Kuch Khas; Tum Se Manhas!|
|(Art, language, literature and culture) Part (1) |
|Adarsh Ajit ||2/21/2010 2:19:56 AM|
With the office move, J& K Academy of Art, Culture and Languages has given acceleration to its activities, here at Jammu. This winter, the activities were a bit slump. Now we hope that Zaffar Iqbal Manhas, secretary of the academy, will laboriously More...
|Is the atmosphere conducive for KPs’ return?|
|Adarsh Ajit ||2/2/2010 1:36:35 AM|
Will K P Youth be able to serve there effectively, where from 24,000 KP government employees were forced to leave?
The government wasted two years in coming out employment package and it announced it at that time when Jagati Township is near compl More...
|Ghar Ka Basaana Koi Aasaan Kaam Nahein! |
|Adarsh Ajit ||2/2/2010 1:35:41 AM|
Recently, Chief Minister, Omar Abdullah, while speaking to the pressmen said that efforts will be made to bring the sense of security in the displaced Kashmiri Pandits because it was due to this sense of insecurity that they left the valley. Chief M More...
|What is special in employment package KPs?|
|Adarsh Ajit||1/19/2010 12:22:40 AM|
There is a proverb that drowning man catches at a straw.
The hungry stomachs know no religion. Kashmiri
Pandits are now in their twentieth year of displacement. A recent survey said that this community is fast vanishing. One among More...
|Illusion of ‘Kashmir Se Kanya Kumari Tak ….’ |
|Adarsh Ajit||12/3/2009 1:38:41 AM|
For the decades we have been fed with the rhetoric that from Kashmir to Kanya Kumari India is one, and we all are Indians. Some mainstream parties with national outlook here in Jammu and Kashmir are very critical of Article 370 which bestowed many s More...
|Failure of Indian state led to the exodus of Kashmiri Pandits |
|Adarsh Ajit||11/18/2009 12:17:24 AM|
“The exodus of Kashmiri Pandits should never have happened. It is the failure of the Indian state”, was the most important comment of none other than Mr. G. K. Pillai, secretary home department, Government of India while participating in the one day More...
|Why to wait for the inspections?|
|Adarsh Ajit||11/10/2009 2:39:57 AM|
Thank God, Move offices have opened at Jammu. Last two or three months gave much trouble to the population of Jammu. Now we will see traffic police o More...
|Ailing doctors, sick government|
|Adarsh Ajit||10/27/2009 1:48:16 AM|
Cur’d yesterday of my disease
I died last night of my physician
Both doctors on strike, and the government, are issuing the statements, alleging each other for the current mess due to the agitation, and resolving the issues with e More...
|….. Aik Insaan Hoon, Main Tumhaari Tarah !!!! |
|(Hypocrisy of Kashmiri secularism) |
|Adarsh Ajit ||10/20/2009 12:37:08 AM|
The militancy, terrorism, secessionism or fundamentalism, whatever we call it, has erased the moral values from the screen of beautiful vale. Except More...
|Death be not proud……………………|
|Adarsh Ajit||10/13/2009 2:05:24 AM|
DEATH BE NOT PROUD, THOU SOME HAVE CALLED THEE MIGHTY AND DREADFUL, FOR, THOUGH ART NOT SO -John Donne
Presently there are many topics for I-Witness, like the laborious work for the Jammu and Kashmir Police to rebuild its image from the one More...
|Leave me alone, I am the master of my own|
|Adarsh Ajit||10/6/2009 1:54:31 AM|
Twenty years ago, when the valley was burning with fundamentalist and secessionist slogans and actions, Kashmiri Pandits without organizing and under no leadership, individually left or were forced to leave the valley. At that time only More...
|Countless leaders and multiplying organizations…|
|Adarsh Ajit||9/29/2009 1:43:46 AM|
The other day, I was
stunned to see a man
who runs a shop addressing a press conference, perhaps starting a career of being a leader, professional, amateur or whatever. I was compelled to analyze why there are so many leaders with More...
|Migrants’ return caught in a clift|
|Govt. still groping in the dark|
|Adarsh Ajit ||9/28/2009 11:23:08 AM|
Setha yachkale az laj zeer saazas
(Of long, the heart is in symphony)
Instead of giving the healing touch to the wounds of Kashmiri Pandit community, the state government has come out with the formation of an apex committee of Kashmiri Pandits to More...
|Kashmiri Hindus observe martyrs day|
|20 years in exile|
|Adarsh Ajit||9/15/2009 12:51:54 AM|
14th September unfolds the wounds of Kashmiri Pandits. Twenty years ago it was the day when all started against the Pandit community in the valley and Pandit Tikka Lal Taploo was the first victim in the jaws of militancy, fundamentalism More...
|Governance in shambles! But who cares? |
|Adarsh Ajit||9/10/2009 12:56:01 AM|
Jammu and Kashmir wears
a dreaded and shabby look
in various spheres. Insensitive mindset of those who govern and lack of civic sense and courage on the part of those who have been misgoverned perfectly blend into a chaotic society.
The names More...
|To My Son|
|By Adarsh Ajit||8/27/2009 2:39:05 AM|
For last seventeen years, I have been seeing your nature, habits and your capability. I am witness of your negative points as well. Till to date you were directly under my supervision but now you are going far away for the studies because:
WHO HUSA More...
|Making mess of J&K PDP’s way |
|By Adarsh Ajit||8/4/2009 1:26:59 AM|
Power politics has stabbed the general public of India and Jammu and Kashmir in particular. The other day, PDP alleged Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir Mr. Omar Abdullah, for his involvement in the infamous sex scandal, said that CBI is maintaini More...
| Tum Ko Dekha to Khayaal Aaya……|
|Adarsh Ajit||7/28/2009 2:08:20 AM|
In the first episode of the column I-WITNESS, we had promised that our motive would not be to open the wounds unnecessarily but to show the x-rays. No doubt disunity, self egos and personal shops have marred the interests of the community of Kashmir More...
|Pandit politics on the cross roads |
|By Adarsh Ajit ||7/22/2009 2:19:06 AM|
Last few months proved very active and energetic for the Kashmiri Pandits. Some new organizations surfaced on the ground with old faces who had worked in different capacities in many organizations. DR. K N Pandita, the head of the Jammu and Kashmir More...
|Take forward the battle of honor for all daughters of Vitasta|
|By Adarsh Ajit ||7/12/2009 1:14:42 AM|
During Shri Amarnath agitation, through the columns of I-WITNESS, we tried to work on the contours of HONOUR AND DIGNITY. The valley after Shri Amarnath Land row has been now witnessing the total shut downs on the Shopian rape and murder case. Right More...
|Exiled prisoners of egomania at their best|
|By Adarsh Ajit||7/5/2009 2:34:33 AM|
Being out, for a couple of fortnights, due to domestic occupations, I have missed many developments here at Jammu. Apart from sudden collapse of an over head tank near Paloura Morh that was yet to be inaugurated, I escaped from intense heat wave and More...
|Critics with a flawed approach|
|By Adarsh Ajit||4/29/2009 2:29:44 AM|
On 25th of April, PRAKASH-Initiative of Panun Kashmir for promotion of Kashmiri Art, Sciences and History was launched. In very first programme, it came out with a severe criticism on Smt. Bimla Raina’s book “Lal Maeni Nazri Manz” which got highest More...
|3rd Kasmiri Pandit World Conference|
| BAABOO JI DHEERAY CHALNA, PYAR MAIN ZARA SAMBHALNA, BADAY DHOKAY HAIN IS RAH MAIN|
|By Adarsh Ajit||4/14/2009 2:43:16 AM|
On late Sunday evening, much publicized third Kasmiri Pandit World Conference concluded. Noted film personality Shri Anupam Kher was the chief guest and star attraction of the inaugural session on the first day. Unlike last two world conferences, Dr More...
|Alas! Learning centres turn earning centres|
|By Adarsh Ajit ||4/7/2009 1:44:36 AM|
The results of the primary as well as the secondary classes are almost out. The fresh admissions in all the schools are on. Most of the schools have commenced the session. This season, most of the news papers stood overloaded with the accompanying s More...
|Sar faroshi ki tamanaa ab hamaaray dil main hai Dekhna hai zor kitna baazoo-e-quatil main hai |
|By Adarsh Ajit||3/31/2009 3:53:33 PM|
RECENTLY, while fighting a large number of militants in Kupwara district, many soldiers laid down their lives for the nation. Among them one, Shabir Ahmad Malik of Dab Wakura created ruffles in the secessionist camps, as he was given a hero’s adieu More...
|Lila Karan fits in BJP’s frame; Loss to Jammu’s cause|
|By Adarsh Ajit||3/24/2009 2:00:38 AM|
Candidate for Jammu Poonch parliamentary constituency, Shri Leela Karan Sharma, in a press conference has said that the main reason behind his joining the politics and contesting elections was to fight discrimination politically to which the Jammu r More...
|Will parliament abound in youth this time?|
|By Adarsh Ajit ||3/18/2009 1:09:37 AM|
“I will never be an old man; To me, old age is always fifteen years older than I am” says Bernard Baruch.
Old people are the treasuries of experience but the young blood is performing one. Mahatma Gandhi gave us the freedom but there were t More...
| “MUJAY TUM SAY KUCH BHI NA CHAHYAY MUJAY MERAY HAAL PA CHOD DO”|
|No more exploitation please |
|By Adarsh Ajit||3/10/2009 2:13:25 AM|
The loud sounds of the election beguile for the next Lok Sabha have started striking the ears. People will have to listen again the false promises. Political parties will again use every means without keeping the check on their tongue to blackmail t More...
|Flamboyant Farooq’s stark truth and migrant KP’s return |
|Adarsh Ajit||3/3/2009 1:22:36 AM|
Known for flamboyancy, Patron of National Conference unfolds sometimes the stark truth. While addressing Kashmiri Pandits on the death anniversary of Late Piaray Lal Handoo, Dr. Farooq Abdullah revealed that two things will go to the grave with him More...
|Allah bachayay siyaasat daanon say|
|By Adarsh Ajit||2/24/2009 1:56:47 AM|
On 16th of February, almost all the news papers carried the news of the Patron of People’s Democratic Party regarding the state’s natural water resources and subsequently hurting the economy of Jammu and Kashmir. In response to it The Northlines cam More...
|'Do chanting through loud speakers give solace?'|
|Adarsh Ajit||2/17/2009 1:36:58 AM|
C C Colton says "Men will wrangle for religion; fight for it; die for it; anything but---------live for it"
Most of the time, peace and solace are from within but had these been fully within, many would have not gone in jungles or left their house More...
|"YEH SHAMAH TO JALAY ROSHNEE KAY LIYAY, IS SHAMAH SAY AGAR AAG LAG JAAYAY TO….." |
|By Adarsh Ajeet||2/11/2009 1:45:36 AM|
On February 3, NORTH LINES carried a lead story, about the Chest Disease Hospital, under the caption "Hospital delivering death verdict". The story was really shocking and alarming. It was expected that a positive response would come from the Govern More...
|19 years of exodus: An introspection|
|By Adarsh Ajit ||1/20/2009 1:32:05 AM|
On 19th of January, Kasmiri Pandits observed 19th exodus day. Nineteen years ago, same day, Pandits were forced to leave en-mass, their homes and hearths, reasons best known to every body. Jagmohan, the then Governor of Jammu and Kashmir, in his boo More...
|Will this Zeal and Zest last long ?|
|Adarsh Ajit ||1/13/2009 2:41:31 AM|
On January 8, the youngest chief minister of Jammu and Kashmir State, Omar Abdullah paid a surprise visit to Lal Ded Hospital, a premier maternity institute of the valley, while he was on his way to the winter capital of the state. He replaced the m More...
|BSNL’s slogan Connecting India a misnomer |
|Adarsh Ajit||12/23/2008 12:41:22 AM|
“BSNL CONNECTING INDIA” was the advertising slogan of the India’s premier cellular service providers. Despite of many hurdles, mainly due to security reasons, BSNL launched the cellular services in Jammu and Kashmir, some years back, thus connecting More...
|Slipping once may take them miles away |
|Adarsh Ajit||11/11/2008 2:22:25 AM|
Jammuites have always been the worst sufferers at the hands of Kashmir dominated politics. Jammuites have been either compromising with the suppression since independence or were exercising their utmost level of patience. The continued suppression i More...
|Defying language of Ballot!|
|Adarsh Ajit||11/4/2008 1:13:11 PM|
Life is dear, almost to all. It
is a universal phenomenon
but to the majority, the honour is dearer. Had life and honour not been dear and dearer respectively, the messiahs of independence or secessionism had not been on the regular health che More...
|Encountering tired mindset|
|By Adarsh Ajit||10/28/2008 2:22:46 AM|
Successes and failures are the part and parcel of life. The way, one loses or wins matters the most. At many occasions when a man deserves bouquets, he faces brickbat. Sometimes the bunch of flowers goes into those hands on whom the awards are thrus More...