This year, President Mukherjee has rejected the mercy petitions of three convicts while commuting one death sentence to life.
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.
The J&K Study Centre says Article 35A is unconstitutional because it was added by a Presidential order, without the approval of Parliament.
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.
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.
A former RAW chief’s account of his mission in Kashmir reveals that New Delhi has never been serious about substantial change.
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.
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.”
What former R&AW chief A S Dulat writes about his dealings with politicians, militants and separatists during his years in Kashmir.
The Indian Express purchased cans of Tzinga from stores in Jalandhar and Ludhiana, and Cloud 9 from a store in Srinagar.
UP did not act on report, Barabanki court sentenced Qasmi for waging war against country and said panel findings not binding.
Allah Baksh says ‘spent 7 yrs in hell, they stole my best years’.
Father of Hubli doctor acquitted of terror charges after seven years recalls trauma and pain.
Police records show Kammukutty was arrested only on February 21, but he claims policemen 'kept me for three days'.
Acquitted, 40-year-old Bangalore techie Yahya Kammukutty asks: who will return my 7 years?
Naseeruddin was taken to Gujarat and arrested on charges of instigating Pandya’s killers.
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.
The former Pakistan NSA talks of the 26/11 probe, terrorism inside Pakistan, and why peace in Afghanistan is important.
Varying interpretations of several parts of the agenda for governance might bring the allies in confrontation with each other.
Act lapsed, notifications expired but govt will examine ‘denotifying’.
Muzamil Jaleel explains the facts and context of the controversy over the flag of Jammu & Kashmir.
Syed Ali Shah Geelani, Hurriyat hardliner, sees same motives, different approach in PDP and BJP
Hours ahead of the elections, PDP had issued a statement saying Guru’s hanging was a “travesty of justice”.
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.
Imran got Information Technology (IT), Technical Education and Sports and Youth Services.
Mufti made a reference to Srinagar, saying he is proud because the heart of Kashmir came out to vote for the first time.
Mufti Mohammad Sayeed allocates ministries, BJP gets several key depts.
Peace a prerequisite... people from across, Hurriyat and militants allowed polls: Mufti .
Mufti equated the PDP-BJP coalition with "bringing together of North Pole with South Pole".
PM Narendra Modi and PDP patron Mufti Mohammad Sayeed are scheduled to meet today.
The meeting between PDP patron Mufti Sayeed and the Prime Minister Modi is now scheduled for Friday morning.
"In coming days a PDP-BJP alliance government in J&K will be in place," said BJP President Amit Shah.
Referring to the protest by activist Anna Hazare Azad said: “We are very happy that other social organisations, including Anna Hazare, have supported our viewpoint.
Ghulam Nabi Azad talks to Muzamil Jaleel about Congress’s plan to oppose land ordinance, politics in J&K and Delhi.
The agenda of alliance between the two parties seems heavily tilted towards the BJP.
Behind PDP noise, a softening on core issues; for every BJP climbdown, a workable defence.
Through two broad chapters on the investigation and the trial, Avirook Sen presents how the Talwars were hit with a double whammy: a shoddy and insensitive investigation by the UP Police and the CBI and what Sen believed was a premeditated judgment.