The Supreme Court on Monday pulled up the Jammu and Kashmir government for adopting a discriminatory policy while deciding compensation for state subjects and non-state subjects who are victims of riots or other incidents. It is the same calamity,affecting all of them equally. You want to give more to certain persons and less to others,is that justified? […]
The hardline Hurriyat Conference,headed by Syed Ali Shah Geelani,in its statement on Wednesday said it was not against renowned orchestra conductor Zubin Mehta but maintained holding a cultural programme in Kashmir could affect the status of the ‘disputed territory’. “Kashmiris do not oppose German Ambassador Michael Stenier or Zubin Mehta. However,they do have genuine grievances […]
The mystery behind the identity of the fourth person killed in CRPF firing in Shopian district on weekend ended today with police saying the deceased was a Pakistani militant affiliated with Lashker-e-Toiba outfit. “Investigations have revealed that the fourth slain person — who was neither identified by anyone nor the body claimed — was a […]
In this edition of Idea Exchange, PDP chief Mehbooba Mufti dismisses any future alliance with the BJP, asserts that there has to be some dialogue with separatists and also acknowledges that Pakistan is important in resolving the Kashmir crisis.