Saturday, Dec 20, 2014



With Eid and Diwali, Shah explains why Kashmir is Modi’s parivar
Fri, Dec 12, 2014

He asked whether people who been ruling the state for last 60 years have been able to provide them basic facilities.

Jammu vs Kashmir?
Tue, Dec 09, 2014

Why 2014 bears an uncanny resemblance to 1983, and why that’s troubling

PM Narendra Modi invokes Vajpayee in Kashmir, says it’s his duty to fulfil predecessor’s dream
Tue, Dec 09, 2014

Modi said corruption is the biggest challenge and unless it ends, the common man in Kashmir cannot progress.

J&K polls: For BJP, working to show where RSS meets Islam
Mon, Dec 08, 2014

Visiting clerics and RSS’s Muslim wing sell Kashmiris a Modi dream

J&K polls: One state, four sets of promises poles apart
Fri, Dec 05, 2014

The BJP’s document is loaded with projects for roads and tourism in Jammu and Ladakh but is silent on Article 370.

Atal’s insaniyat doctrine, explained by Jaitley
Thu, Dec 04, 2014

‘Humanity doesn’t say we pick up the gun, doesn’t say Army kills an innocent’

Handwara sees tough battle between Lone, Choudhary
Wed, Dec 03, 2014

71% turnout in voting at 18 constituencies

PDP, Lone party fight to uproot NC from bastion
Tue, Dec 02, 2014

This phase will also determine whether Lone is able to open his party’s account by winning from Handwara.

Behind BJP’s poll push in Valley: former militants, retired top cops
Mon, Dec 01, 2014

For the first time ever, those who played a role in the counter-insurgency operations in Kashmir are gathering behind the BJP’s campaign to wrest power in the assembly elections currently underway in the state. Apart from a large network of surrendered militants, the BJP has also roped in two former top police officers as strategists: P […]

J&K polls: Sajjad Lone’s political journey at crossroads, make or break for him
Tue, Dec 02, 2014

From separatism to meeting with Modi, his efforts at reinventing himself leave him at a crossroads.

Only way to solve Kashmir issue is the Vajpayee way: Mufti Mohd Sayeed to PM Modi
Sun, Nov 30, 2014

Recalling the 1983 elections in Jammu, Mufti said, 'That wave was much more intense'.

BJP entry alters dynamic of unusual J&K polls
Wed, Nov 26, 2014

J&K Polls: Campaign has been vocal, boycott constituency is muted, PDP and NC have stayed away from 'traditional' issues.

Kishtwar, centre of mission Chenab
Tue, Nov 25, 2014

BJP seeks to consolidate on LS poll gains amid polarisation in Cong stronghold.

In revised rape law, J&K lets troops retain shield
Mon, Nov 24, 2014

The PDP’s Nayeem Akhtar, for his part, claimed his party would get AFSPA repealed, saying Omar didn’t take any concrete measures.

Formed coalition govt in Jammu & Kashmir to keep communal forces at bay: Sonia Gandhi
Sat, Nov 22, 2014

Sonia said that dreaming is easy but running a country where there are no communal or personal biases is hard.

Machil sentencing: 3 lives taken for the sake of medals, each bought at Rs 50,000
Fri, Nov 14, 2014

Muzamil Jaleel goes back to the Machil killings that has led to a court-martial sentencing five Army personnel.

Azad: PM has to choose between India’s integrity and lifting party
Thu, Nov 13, 2014

He said that BJP is playing a dangerous game by polarising Jammu region and clandestinely indulging in unfair means in Kashmir region.

Ex-Kashmiri separatist leader Sajjad Lone praises PM Modi: ‘He talked as if I was PM, not him’
Tue, Nov 11, 2014

Lone said he had apprised PM as a Kashmiri about difficulties being faced by people of Valley due to September floods.

Chattergam firing: 118 rounds fired at car that had J&K boys, 28 bullets hit
Fri, Nov 14, 2014

As per eyewitnesses, the Maruti 800 was stopped by the Army naka party but skidded off the road and hit a pole on the side.

UP police register case against 10 boys for wearing T-shirts of Pakistan cricket team
Tue, Nov 11, 2014

The family members of the boys were not ready to speak because of fear. A police team had already visited the village for investigation.

Row erupts over key post to tainted cop, PDP moves EC
Sat, Nov 08, 2014

Alok Kumar, facing graft charges in Bihar, appointed south Kashmir DIG before polls.

‘Thieves,’ not Lashkar cell, stole weapons in Srinagar flood
Thu, Nov 06, 2014

The police records suggest that these two men had not been booked under the Public Safety Act.

Will wait and watch: Omar on possible post-poll tie-up with BJP
Wed, Nov 05, 2014

Abdullah said that a legal cover for army to operate in Kashmir couldn’t be turned into blanket impunity.

Ex-separatist Sajjad Lone sends a feeler, boosts BJP in Kashmir
Tue, Nov 04, 2014

Lone said that a perception has been created in Kashmir as if the Congress has been a pro-Kashmir political party in the past.

Bengal duo were in custody since being picked up, claim kin
Fri, Oct 31, 2014

Zulfikar and Haider Ali were among a group of workers from Bengal who were picked up by J&K Police from Baramulla.

Trilokpuri: Fight at chowki of trouble wasn’t communal
Thu, Oct 30, 2014

TRILOKPURI: From politics to real estate, reasons for the riot are many in this edgy colony of 35 blocks

J&K Police rule out Valley link
Tue, Oct 28, 2014

Sources in J&K Police revealed that the cell phone number that had come under scanner was registered to a Zulfikar with an address of Kansipora in Baramulla.

If Rs 745 cr is flood relief for J&K, it’s not enough: CM
Sat, Oct 25, 2014

He said any international aid has to be routed through NGOs that have foreign remittance registration.

Swept Away: After Kashmir floods, what remains is a profound homelessness
Mon, Oct 13, 2014

A Kashmiri anywhere in the world is either waiting to go home or missing its streets and sounds. But after the floods, what remains is a profound homelessness.

Valley art treasure lost, almost
Thu, Sep 25, 2014

The officials said that they need immediate help from experts, who could help restore these artifacts and manuscripts.

Dead photographer’s kin look for answers in receding waters
Wed, Sep 24, 2014

When Shafat's body was found five days after he went missing, his cameras were hanging around his neck.

Jhelum of poet’s muse claims his house
Tue, Sep 23, 2014

The deluge has ravaged Srinagar’s roads, buildings and homes.

As flood waters recede in the city, they uncover the dead
Thu, Sep 18, 2014

While 23 bodies have been fished out of submerged neighbourhoods in the city, scores are still missing.

In dead floating chicken, fear of disease outbreak
Mon, Sep 15, 2014

When floods hit the area, thousands of chicken in poultry farms died and were washed out of the coops.

The Sunday Story: Gone Under
Sun, Sep 14, 2014

Having failed to show its presence either before or after waters flooded Srinagar, Omar government has a tiny window to get a foothold.

‘It was dark and scary… everybody was trying to save themselves’
Sat, Sep 13, 2014

It was probably for the first time that the Armymen were seen without arms in this neighbourhood.