Muzamil Jaleel


Waiting in Hope: ‘I want him to die at home. Do you think they will let him come?’
Mon, Jun 13, 2016

As the Supreme Court upholds his life sentence 23 years after he was arrested, India’s oldest terror convict ails, his bedridden wife clings on to hope.

After Kandahar swap, India offered Taliban cash to get me: JeM chief
Mon, Jun 06, 2016

Azhar claimed the alleged offer was made by the then External Affairs minister Jaswant Singh to Mullah Akhtar Mohammad Mansur, the Taliban chief who was killed in a US drone strike last month.

After 23 years in jail, I am free but what you see now is a living corpse, says Nisar
Mon, May 30, 2016

Acquitted in Babri anniversary train blasts case, Nisar was among 3 who walked free this month.

His fight is for the rights of foreigners jailed in India, ‘terrorist or whatever’
Wed, May 25, 2016

Professor Bhim Singh said any person, not just a citizen of India, can approach the Supreme Court for his fundamental rights.

NEET in J&K: The issue is constitutional, political
Wed, May 25, 2016

The main opposition National Conference has described it as an “infringement” on the state’s “special status and autonomy”, and former Chief Minister Omar Abdullah has criticised the Supreme Court for going beyond its purview to uphold NEET in J&K.

Clear air on ‘plot’ to link Iran to terror attack: Shia cleric
Sun, May 22, 2016

The Delhi Police had claimed that six Iranian citizens were involved in the attack on an Israeli diplomat on February 13, 2012.

‘Handler’ Latif pushed back to Pak after ’93 Hazratbal siege, was deported in 2010
Wed, May 18, 2016

J&K Police sources say that Latif was sent back as part of the deportation of Pak prisoners who have served their sentences.

Meanwhile, other Malegaon verdict puts question mark on key terror cases
Sat, May 14, 2016

One key link is the April 2004 issue of a magazine Tehreek-e- Millat, five copies of which were recovered from two sisters Aasiya (20) and Rafia (23) from Khandwa in Madhya Pradesh that month.

19-year-old Arif Hussain fifth to die in protests that started in Handwara
Sat, Apr 16, 2016

Arif Ahmad was the fifth person to die in protests that started Tuesday in Handwara over the alleged molestation of a minor girl who is now said to be “under police protection” along with her father.

Handwara protests: Girl, father in custody, kin demand release
Fri, Apr 15, 2016

DIG for North Kashmir Uttam Chand said the girl’s father too was in their custody.

Ex-HC judge’s complaint opens his can of worms: cops
Thu, Apr 14, 2016

Justice R C Gandhi who retired in 2010 from Rajasthan High Court was a judge in the Jammu and Kashmir High Court from 1995 to 2006.

Panama Papers: Jaish chief Masood Azhar praises China, slams Nawaz Sharif
Tue, Apr 12, 2016

Masood Azhar has slammed Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, saying “the ruling family has been exposed in its financial dealings in such a way that everybody is cursing them”.

Mehbooba Mufti takes over Jammu & Kashmir reins today
Mon, Apr 04, 2016

How she responds and takes along the PDP-BJP govt will determine future of J&K’s electoral politics

After meeting PM, Mehbooba set to be J&K CM: ‘Trust him’
Wed, Mar 23, 2016

Speaking to reporters outside 7 Race Course Road, Mehbooba said: "The meeting with Prime Minister Modi was very positive. I will call a legislature party meeting on Thursday," she said.

J&K govt formation – Mehbooba in a corner: Talks fail, party divided
Sun, Mar 20, 2016

Currently, however, the PDP legislators seem to be behind Mehbooba’s decision on not taking over unless the BJP leadership makes public a time frame for implementing the agenda of alliance.

Eyeball to eyeball in J&K as PDP, BJP refuse to budge
Sat, Mar 19, 2016

Ram Madhav says not accepting new demands, PDP wants agenda restored.

Framed As A Terrorist book review: My Name is Khan And I’m Not a Terrorist
Sat, Mar 12, 2016

Mohammad Aamir Khan’s account of his false implication in a terror case echoes the story of hundreds of Muslim men framed as terrorists

A prisoner’s letter to a lover begins: “These words may never reach you”
Sun, Mar 06, 2016

Agha Shahid Ali’s The Country Without a Post Office is a Kashmiri poet’s lament for his home and his people. Why is it that his voice has still not reached Delhi?

J&K link opens up: 13 days after Ishrat died, man who tied her to LeT killed
Tue, Mar 08, 2016

J&K police also claimed to have busted a Lashkar module in Srinagar and arrested 18 men who they claimed had provided logistic support to Mehmood and Zahid.

The other sedition arrest — S A R Geelani
Mon, Feb 29, 2016

Acquitted of Parliament attack, survivor of bid on life, held for sedition

The line of resistance
Sun, Feb 28, 2016

The Indian flag in Kashmir has transcended its role as the symbol of a nation. Its unfurling or burning, its insult or respect have become political statements on either side of the deep divide.

If I see a wall, I will scale it or if needed, break it: Tassaduq Hussain Mufti
Mon, Jan 25, 2016

Tassaduq talks about the reasons for returning, and defends his father’s recent political decisions.

Peerbagh murder: A love story, a death, a man who thought he was a woman
Thu, Jan 21, 2016

His family had filed a missing person’s report on January 13, a day after he went missing, and a day before his body was found.

Pathankot attack part of our activity, nothing to do with Indo-Pak dialogue: Hizb-ul Mujahideen chief
Thu, Jan 21, 2016

The Hizb-ul Mujahideen chief also dismissed the perception within Pakistan that claiming responsibility for the Pathankot attack harms the interests of Pakistan

Mehbooba Mufti introduces brother to party, politics
Tue, Jan 19, 2016

Best known for his cinematography of Bollywood hit Omkara, Tassaduq has so far maintained that he wasn’t interested in politics.

Pakistan on dangerous road, God’s army won’t feel my absence: Jaish chief Masood Azhar goes online
Thu, Jan 14, 2016

The piece, written under his pen name Saidi, was published this evening in Al Qalam, considered the Jaish’s online mouthpiece.

Afzal Guru and the Jaish’s jihad project
Tue, Jan 12, 2016

In December 2013, Maulana Masood Azhar’s organisation published Aaina, a book that Afzal Guru allegedly wrote while on death row in prison.

Plot to link attack to Sikh group using Army man: Hawara aide
Sat, Jan 09, 2016

On January 4, a day after the Pathankot operations ended, Ahluwalia was questioned by the Special Cell. “They came to my house around 5 pm and interrogated me until 2 am and then let me go home.”

Mehbooba Mufti set to step in as J&K CM: Why the shoes are extra large
Fri, Jan 08, 2016

A law graduate, Mehbooba was fielded from the family home turf of Bijbehara. She was one of the two Congress candidates to win from Kashmir.

His own journey
Fri, Jan 08, 2016

Mufti Mohammad Sayeed understood that politics, especially in a setting like Kashmir, was a shifting game. He made bold moves. He also knew the importance of waiting

Mufti Mohammad Sayeed: The power centre and his journey
Fri, Jan 08, 2016

For last 16 years, it seemed Mufti had concluded that the shift he made in 1999 was final. But when Mufti decided to form a coalition with BJP, it was a surprise.

Explaining the history of Masood Azhar’s Jaish-e-Mohammad, the mystery of its re-emergence
Tue, Jan 05, 2016

The Jaish struggled for years to get a foothold in Kashmir after that, and the J&K Police and other security agencies were able to consistently foil its plans.

Simply put: Sheikh Nimr and Saudi-Iran tussle
Tue, Jan 05, 2016

What is the context of the execution by Saudi Arabia of the Shia cleric Sheikh Nimr, Tehran’s subsequent rage and Riyadh’s severing of diplomatic relations with it? What is the nature of Shia-Sunni divide, and why Kashmir and India have remained largely insulated from it.

Bihar polls: In Jagannath’s bastion, his son Nitish battles other Nitish’s vengeful maha gathbandhan
Fri, Nov 06, 2015

Jhanjharpur is divided not just along party lines. Its voters are not only choosing a representative but are participants themselves in a political feud.

Bihar polls: Struggling to survive, too proud to beg, they wish they weren’t Brahmin
Thu, Nov 05, 2015

They are Brahmins. Poverty has taken everything away from them — except the attitude of the upper caste.

Bihar polls: Away from broader poll rhetoric, caste comes first in Mithilanchal
Wed, Nov 04, 2015

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s accusation that Nitish Kumar government was “sheltering terrorists” during a rally in Darbhanga has become a point of discussion.