Hurriyat: Its History, Role and Relevance
Mon, Aug 31, 2015

New Delhi has now twice made high-level dialogue with Islamabad conditional upon Pakistan not talking to the separatists. Who are the Hurriyat? What is their politics? Do they speak for the people of the Valley?

Kashmiri separatists freed after Mehbooba called father, Omar calls the situation ‘bizarre’
Fri, Aug 21, 2015

Hurriyat (M) spokesman, Sahid –ul – Islam said that police has lifted the cordon around the house of Mirwaiz Umar Farooq.

In fact- Pak terrorist: Some significant questions in NIA probe
Tue, Aug 18, 2015

J&K is different from other states in that laws enacted by Parliament, except those pertaining to defence, external affairs and communications, do not automatically become applicable to it.

Her husband ‘next’ on death row, she keeps praying for a miracle
Mon, Aug 17, 2015

Pak national Arif is convicted of Red Fort attack; his petitions dismissed by SC, he is yet to file for mercy

Pak terrorist’s interrogation: Lashkar camp to cave to a Srinagar petrol pump, Naveed talks of his trail
Mon, Aug 10, 2015

Naveed speaks about his stay at the camp as if it was a school picnic, an official said. “Naveed talks and then suddenly gets disoriented and starts speaking about home.”

Besides Yakub Memon, others on death row denied President Pranab Mukherjee’s mercy
Thu, Jul 30, 2015

This year, President Mukherjee has rejected the mercy petitions of three convicts while commuting one death sentence to life.

2004 J&K mosque attack: A file goes missing, trail cold in attack by ‘Hindu extremists’
Mon, Jul 27, 2015

The grenade attack on a Friday prayer gathering at the Ahle Hadees mosque in Peer Mitha on January 9, 2004, had left two J&K officials dead and 19 injured.

Challenge to Jammu and Kashmir’s law on ‘permanent residents’: meaning and implications
Thu, Jul 16, 2015

The J&K Study Centre says Article 35A is unconstitutional because it was added by a Presidential order, without the approval of Parliament.

Iran Nuclear Deal: Meanwhile, fear of sharper Iran-Saudi divide
Wed, Jul 15, 2015

It is too soon to predict the implications of the deal reached on Tuesday, but it has certainly upset America’s traditional friends in the Middle East.

Kashmir is in pre-’96 era, Narendra Modi is in the best position to handle it: R&AW chief A S Dulat
Sun, Jul 12, 2015

In this Idea Exchange, former R&AW chief A S Dulat talks about money changing hands in Kashmir, says Delhi doesn't understand the "compulsions" of a Kashmiri politician.

Book Review – AS Dulat’s ‘Kashmir: The Vajpayee Years’
Sat, Jul 11, 2015

A former RAW chief’s account of his mission in Kashmir reveals that New Delhi has never been serious about substantial change.

Probe panel indicts IAS officer in Delhi for sexual harassment at workplace
Thu, Jul 09, 2015

The woman officer told the committee that the first incident took place in May, 2012 when Ghonkrokta, then Director at FSSAI, visited a city in north India where she was posted.

A S Dulat’s book: ‘To counter ISI killings, we talked of tit-for-tat… That Geelani still alive is tribute to our liberalism’
Tue, Jul 07, 2015

That veteran Hurriyat hawk Syed Ali Shah Geelani (called father of jihad, ‘Bub Jihad’) is still alive, Dulat writes, is a tribute to “our liberal traditions.”

Former R&AW chief A S Dulat’s book: ‘Sent to disrupt J&K movement in friendliest manner’
Tue, Jul 07, 2015

What former R&AW chief A S Dulat writes about his dealings with politicians, militants and separatists during his years in Kashmir.

Energy drinks banned but only on paper, not on shelf
Thu, Jun 11, 2015

The Indian Express purchased cans of Tzinga from stores in Jalandhar and Ludhiana, and Cloud 9 from a store in Srinagar.

Before terror conviction, panel said frame-up
Fri, Jun 05, 2015

UP did not act on report, Barabanki court sentenced Qasmi for waging war against country and said panel findings not binding.

45 witnesses, all backtracked: How a Hubli case collapsed
Sun, May 17, 2015

Allah Baksh says ‘spent 7 yrs in hell, they stole my best years’.

SIMI suspect’s kin: ‘This is our country too, that’s why I am expecting justice’
Sun, May 17, 2015

Father of Hubli doctor acquitted of terror charges after seven years recalls trauma and pain.

‘Acquittal not end of ordeal, my life is ruined’
Wed, May 13, 2015

Police records show Kammukutty was arrested only on February 21, but he claims policemen 'kept me for three days'.

From dodgy ID to narco mess, how SIMI terror case fell
Wed, May 13, 2015

Acquitted, 40-year-old Bangalore techie Yahya Kammukutty asks: who will return my 7 years?

This is our country too… why no justice for us, says Maulana Naseeruddin
Mon, May 04, 2015

Naseeruddin was taken to Gujarat and arrested on charges of instigating Pandya’s killers.

Explained: AFSPA-Disturbed Areas debate in J&K
Mon, Mar 30, 2015

The Mufti government retorted that the power to declare an area disturbed was “inherent in AFSPA”. But the issue could be more complex than that.

Pakistan perhaps knows 110% that Lakhvi behind 26/11, but has no proof: Mahmud Ali Durrani
Sun, Mar 22, 2015

The former Pakistan NSA talks of the 26/11 probe, terrorism inside Pakistan, and why peace in Afghanistan is important.

For PDP-BJP coalition, a difficult and twisty road ahead
Wed, Mar 18, 2015

Varying interpretations of several parts of the agenda for governance might bring the allies in confrontation with each other.

J&K govt’s first test in assembly: tricky promise on AFSPA and disturbed areas
Tue, Mar 24, 2015

Act lapsed, notifications expired but govt will examine ‘denotifying’.

Explained: Flagging a problem
Mon, Mar 16, 2015

Muzamil Jaleel explains the facts and context of the controversy over the flag of Jammu & Kashmir.

Mufti is a master in sugarcoating poison as remedy: Syed Ali Shah Geelani
Mon, Mar 16, 2015

Syed Ali Shah Geelani, Hurriyat hardliner, sees same motives, different approach in PDP and BJP

How an Independent MLA put all major J&K parties in a fix
Sun, Mar 15, 2015

Hours ahead of the elections, PDP had issued a statement saying Guru’s hanging was a “travesty of justice”.

His last detention against norms, red flag pre-dated Mufti govt
Tue, Mar 10, 2015

Alam, who has spent most of his adult life in prison under preventive detention, has got bail in 26 of the 27 cases he faces; has been acquitted in the remaining one.

Now PDP’s Shia face says not happy with portfolios
Sat, Mar 07, 2015

Imran got Information Technology (IT), Technical Education and Sports and Youth Services.

Why Mufti felt he needed to ‘thank’ Pak and separatists
Fri, Mar 06, 2015

Mufti made a reference to Srinagar, saying he is proud because the heart of Kashmir came out to vote for the first time.

Sajjad Lone ‘unhappy’ with low-key portfolios, may refuse to take charge
Wed, Mar 04, 2015

Mufti Mohammad Sayeed allocates ministries, BJP gets several key depts.

J and K in J&K
Mon, Mar 02, 2015

Peace a prerequisite... people from across, Hurriyat and militants allowed polls: Mufti .

JK govt formation: PM Modi to attend swearing in of PDP-BJP govt led by Mufti Sayeed
Sat, Feb 28, 2015

Mufti equated the PDP-BJP coalition with "bringing together of North Pole with South Pole".

Jammu and Kashmir govt formation: Mufti Sayeed to take oath as chief minister on Sunday
Fri, Feb 27, 2015

PM Narendra Modi and PDP patron Mufti Mohammad Sayeed are scheduled to meet today.

J&K govt formation: ‘Few hitches’ in BJP-PDP deal, Mufti-Modi meet may be delayed
Thu, Feb 26, 2015

The meeting between PDP patron Mufti Sayeed and the Prime Minister Modi is now scheduled for Friday morning.