Khoda Made First J&K CVC

JAMMU:Former Director-General of Police Kuldeep Khoda was today appointed as first Chief Vigilance Commissioner of Jammu and Kashmir. “Governor N N Vohra appointed Khoda as the Chief Vigilance Commissioner,” an official spokesman here told UNI. Mr Khoda attained superannuation on May 31, 2012. He said the Governor also appointed R K Jerath as new Vigilance Commissioner […]

Kashmir Under Curfew, Scores Hurt in Clashes

SRINAGAR: The Kashmir Valley continued to remain under curfew on Sunday, a day after the hanging of Muhammad Afzal Guru at a prison in Delhi.  The restrictions on the movement of people were tightened Sunday morning as there were many violations of the curfew yesterday, official sources said.  Afzal Guru, 2001 Parliament attack convict hailing […]

Omar Slams Afzal’s Hanging, Says Long-term Implications ‘Far More Worrying’

SRINAGAR: Chief minister Omar Abdullah today hit out at the UPA government over Afzal guru’s hanging, saying he “would have preferred if Afzal Guru was not hanged”.  Speaking to a news channel a day after the Parliament attack convict on Sunday, Omar, whose party National Conference is an ally of UPA said, Afzal’s hanging “didn’t come […]

Miwaiz Says Prospects of Dialogue Have Ended

NEW DELHI: Moderate Hurriyat Conference’s Chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq on Sunday accused New Delhi of being at war with people of Kashmir and said that Afzal Guru’s hanging has closed the prospects of dialogue process between New Delhi and Hurriyat. Mirwaiz said that Hurriyat has been advocating for dialogue for over a decade and has been […]

KEG Flays Govt Gag Order

SRINAGAR: The Kashmir Editors’ Guild today condemned the government for stopping publication of daily newspapers in the Valley, following hanging of Parliament attack convict Mohammad Afzal Guru. “We condemn the government’s unofficial gag order on Kashmir media,” a spokesman of the KEG said. He claimed police teams visited various printing presses of daily newspapers and asked […]

Why is moral conscience so thin?

There are nights when collective conscience howls like old miseries deep inside democratic dungeons The executioner wipes his hand and neatly folds a black hood He has stopped breathing The public can exult Guests descend upon studios in big cars and winter shawls No registered mail arrives in desolate apple orchards We are a secret […]

And India Created Another Martyr

On the morning of Saturday 9th February 2913, Mohammed Afzal Guru was hanged in Tihar Jail of New Delhi and buried inside the Jail. This undesirable action was carried out only two days before 29th death anniversary of Maqbool Bhat, who was also hanged in the same jail on 11 February 1984. It was not […]

Kashmir under curfew for second day

SRINAGAR: The Kashmir Valley continued to remain under curfew on Sunday, a day after the hanging of Muhammad Afzal Guru at a prison in Delhi.  The restrictions on the movement of people were tightened Sunday morning as there were many violations of the curfew yesterday, official sources said.  Afzal Guru, 2001 Parliament attack convict hailing […]

From Band to Disband

Of Talent, Aspirations, Fundamentalism, and Discouragement Great are the people who realise their own talent, and encourage others to follow their’s. Talent is a gift of God that, He bestows every individual with. It takes patience, motivation, hard work and inspiration to discover this blessing, which if nurtured with genuine efforts can definitely make the […]

Girl band row stokes aazaadi embers

– Cyberspace message from Kashmir: Indians, don’t preach to us The virtual passing of Kashmir’s teenage all-girl band has become occasion for the Valley’s many fragile faultlines to reopen along raw edges. As “Praagaash”, or morning light, extinguished itself on Facebook in deference to “Kashmiri sentiment”, Kashmiris stoked a babble on the girls’ dead music. […]

1 2 3

KO SUPPLEMENTS