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The long haul in Kashmir

August 09, 2020 6:26 pm

The situation remains fragile, the saving grace is that forces to bring about a positive change are in place

India needs a political leader not a messiah or a maharishi

August 09, 2020 3:58 pm

Now, that the Prime Minister has fulfilled that old BJP promise to ‘rectify a historical wrong’ by building a ‘magnificent’ temple, could he please return to present times and address more modern problems?

There is a reduction in terrorist recruits after August 5, 2019. That is a success story

August 07, 2020 10:00 am

Looking at terrorism in Kashmir from the perspective of victims of terror like the family of Tariq Mohand isn’t enough. This narrative does not take into account those who ruin their careers after being taken in by stories that romanticise the death of young boys.

Listen to the Valley: It is the fertile silence of awareness, alive with alert perception

August 07, 2020 3:51 pm

Haseeb A Drabu writes: It is time to recognise that apart from an acrimonious history that the plains of Jammu and the valleys of Kashmir share, the two are chalk and cheese — ethnically , culturally, geographically, linguistically, politically, and in terms of religion.

Manoj Sinha, the new L-G of J&K: A hard taskmaster with a congenial style

August 07, 2020 8:38 am

Manoj Sinha, an engineer with a reputation for quick decision-making and delivering on time, is a three-time Lok Sabha MP and former Union Minister.

Explained Ideas: Has abrogation of Articles 370 and 35A helped the people of J&K?

August 07, 2020 8:24 am

It has brought people of J&K into the ambit of egalitarian laws, created possibilities of development, writes A Surya Prakash.

'Chinese side has no locus standi': MEA on Beijing's remarks on Kashmir

August 05, 2020 9:33 pm

Beijing said "unilateral" changes made by New Delhi to the status of the erstwhile state of Jammu and Kashmir were "illegal and invalid"

Article 370 and Territorial Pluralism

August 05, 2020 8:22 pm

As we celebrate the deity who gave up his throne to honour the promise made by his father, it may be time to adhere to the promise of federalism, autonomy that the Constitution made to Kashmir.

BJP can gather and celebrate, we can’t even meet in my father's lawn: Omar Abdullah

August 05, 2020 8:27 pm

Omar Abdullah, who is the vice president of the NC, said, "One year later the authorities are still too afraid to allow us to meet much less carry out any normal political activity. This fear speaks volumes about the true situation on the ground in Kashmir."

BJP celebrates first anniversary of revocation of J-K's special status in Kashmir

August 05, 2020 1:39 pm

On some political parties in Kashmir observing 'Black Day' on Wednesday, BJP leader Altaf Thakur said they were sympathisers of the ISIS.


Kashmir: Curfew, restrictions mark first anniversary of Article 370 abrogation

August 05, 2020 5:40 pm

Today marks the completion of one year of the abrogation of special status to Jammu and Kashmir under Article 370. Keeping security in mind, the UT administration has imposed curfew across the Kashmir valley, which came into force since Monday late evening.

Top quotes of S Jaishankar at RNG Lecture: From Kashmir to RCEP to what he said on Pakistan

November 17, 2019 8:43 am

S Jaishankar delivering the fourth RNG Lecture provided an assessment of the last 70 years of India’s foreign policy choices and challenged past positions — from dealing with China on boundary issues and handling Pakistan to managing ties with the US.

Amid clashes, shutdown, J&K Class 10 students appear for board exams

October 29, 2019 4:53 pm

As many as 1.6 lakh students will appear in the upcoming Board of School Education (BOSE) examinations at 1,502 centres across Kashmir, where only a total of 20.13 per cent students are attending schools post August 5

After 70 days, mobile phones start ringing in Kashmir

October 16, 2019 7:27 am

The restoration of cellphone services is part of a series of announcements by the administration on easing of restrictions that were imposed around August 5, when J&K was stripped of its special status.

Desolate highways, deserted public places, Kashmir reels under curfew

August 14, 2019 8:18 am

As Kashmir reels under curfew, deserted highways, empty parks and public places say it all about the tense situation in the region. For the ninth consecutive day, the Valley's connection with the outside world has been cut.

Kashmir in lockdown: Exclusive Express photos from the Valley

August 13, 2019 4:50 pm

The Valley's connection with the outside world has been cut with cellphones, Internet and landline connections still obstructed for the ninth day on Tuesday.

Article 370 'scrapped': BJP supporters celebrate across the country

August 07, 2019 9:36 am

Union Home Minister Amit Shah diluted the special status to Jammu and Kashmir guaranteed under Article 370 of the Constitution without scrapping the provision. The BJP workers celebrated the development across the country by distributing sweets and bursting crackers.