Tuesday, Jan 27, 2015



RS polls could force BJP, PDP hand
Thu, Jan 22, 2015

4 seats at stake, tying up now can provide the numbers and end the suspense over a coalition.

J&K govt formation: BJP to play waiting game till Delhi polls
Mon, Jan 12, 2015

Sources said terms of a BJP-PDP alliance will be based on Finance Minister Arun Jaitley.

The Sunday Story: A show of hands
Sun, Jan 04, 2015

With the results belying those hopes, Mufti knows fate has dealt him a hand from where there may not be second chances.

Arun Jaitley dials Mufti Sayeed as BJP, PDP ‘look’ at Jammu-Kashmir options
Fri, Jan 02, 2015

PDP spokesman Nayeem Akhtar said, "It was a courtesy call obviously to explore possibilities."

PDP starts to see ‘virtue’ in alliance with BJP
Mon, Dec 29, 2014

Sources said the MLAs were divided on the question of an alliance with the BJP .

Alliance on the cards? Governor Vohra invites PDP, BJP for govt formation talks
Sat, Dec 27, 2014

While PDP has secured 28 seats, BJP bagged 25 in the elections to the 87-member state Assembly.

PDP waits as BJP, NC mount pressure on govt formation
Fri, Dec 26, 2014

NC wants PDP to go with BJP so that they can gain from the decision’s political fallout.

BJP tie-up scenario divides PDP, Omar says ‘we have much more in common’
Thu, Dec 25, 2014

The BJP represents everything that we oppose and they detest everything that we believe in, said Omar.

J&K election result: Who to go with is the question for PDP and its ageing patriarch
Wed, Dec 24, 2014

PDP with 28 is followed by BJP with 25 and if Sajad Lone’s two seats are added, they together number 55.

The distance between Jammu and Kashmir
Wed, Dec 24, 2014

This election has deepened the faultline. Only wise leadership can stall this process.

J&K election results: Mandate split, Mufti Mohammad Sayeed’s real test is now
Tue, Dec 23, 2014

Difficult choices for PDP: Partner either with the BJP or the Congress to get to the midway 44-seat mark.

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.