Monday, Nov 24, 2014



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The PDP’s Nayeem Akhtar, for his part, claimed his party would get AFSPA repealed, saying Omar didn’t take any concrete measures.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

Body of photojournalist, missing for days, found in Srinagar
Fri, Sep 12, 2014

The body of senior photojournalist Shafat Sidiq was recovered from beneath an overturned autorickshaw.

A family finds shelter in a car, prays for missing children
Thu, Sep 11, 2014

MID the long hours of waiting for the waters to recede, the city shows its resilience and courage.

Jammu and Kashmir floods: In Srinagar, torn between being brother, nephew and reporter
Thu, Sep 11, 2014

The full extent of the fury of the floods had started to become apparent. Aircel was the only functional network.

Where no one is in charge of anything
Wed, Sep 10, 2014

All government offices are shut, as are the civil secretariat and the high court.

Missing: A word J&K is so used to takes a new connotation
Wed, Sep 10, 2014

A word Jammu & Kashmir is so used to, takes a new connotation in flooded Srinagar.

Early signs, alert too late to allow escape
Tue, Sep 09, 2014

In posh Rajbagh and Jawahar Nagar neighbourhoods close to the riverbank, the effects were immediate.

‘BJP playing dangerous politics of division in J&K’
Mon, Sep 01, 2014

The Chief Minister said BJP’s plans for the state were a work in progress.

The tough talk begins
Mon, Sep 01, 2014

How Delhi’s bluntness has sharpened the Hurriyat hardline.

Mercy denied, the execution list before NDA
Mon, Sep 01, 2014

The two hangings carried out under UPA-II were of terror case convicts Ajmal Kasab (November 2012) and Afzal Guru (February 2013).

Gujarat HC grants bail to Muslim scholar Kavi
Fri, Aug 29, 2014

The accused who allegedly named Kavi are both out of prison while the secret witness has been declared hostile.

US designates Lahore-based Money exchange firm owner as global terrorist
Thu, Aug 28, 2014

The money exchanger has been termed as a terrorist for providing financial support to Lashkar-e-Toiba.

Rights activist denied entry to India, sent off from Mumbai airport
Tue, Aug 19, 2014

She has also been vocal regarding the presence of “mass graves” in Kashmir, which was established by the SHRC.

Court draws line between organised crime and terror
Fri, Aug 15, 2014

A L Pansare expressed this view was on Feb 11 this year, when he noted that 'MCOCA and UAPA stand on different footings'.