Nothing historic in PDP-BJP coalition: Hakim, Tarigami

Jammu:  CPI (M) state secretary and MLA Kulgam M Y Tarigami and PDF president and MLA Khansahib Hakim Mohammad Yasin Sunday said as claimed, there is nothing historic in the present coalition for the formation of the State Government, except that BJP has been able to share power in J&K for the first time In […]

Poles repel, unlike poles attract : Er Rashid

SRINAGAR: MLA Langate Engineer Rashid has said comments by Mufti Muhammad Sayeed that BJP and PDP forming alliance is like meeting of north pole and south pole is mere cruel joke as Mufti or anybody can’t change the universal fact that like poles repel and unlike poles attract.  Let Mufti Sb understand that North poles […]

PM Returns To Delhi

JAMMU: The Prime Minister, Narendra Modi was seen off at Jammu airport by the Governor, N. N. Vohra, Chief Minister, Mufti Mohammad Syed and his cabinet colleagues, Chief Secretary, DG Police besides senior officers from army and Air Force, in this afternoon. Prime Minister had arrived here in forenoon to attend swearing in ceremony of […]

Huriyat (M) pays tributes to slain militants

Tral land of martyrs: Shabir Shah Srinagar: Paying rich tributes to the two martyrs, Shabir Ahmad Mir and Idrees Ahmad Lone, who recently attained martyrdom during an encounter with government forces in Tral South Kashmir, APHC spokesman said the sacrifices of Kashmiris are the priceless asset of freedom struggle lying with the nation. The spokesman […]

Section 144 around Exam Centres in Srinagar

SRINAGAR: In order to ensure smooth conduct of examinations of Annual Session 2014 (Regular) for 12th class to be held in Srinagar district by the J&K Board of School Education (BOSE) with effect from March 02, 2015, the District Magistrate, Srinagar has ordered imposition of Section 144 Cr. P.C in and around the examination centres. […]

DC, Sgr takes stock of dewatering in waterlogged areas

SRINAGAR: Deputy Commissioner, Srinagar today visited several areas including, Mominabad Batmaloo, Tangpora Bye-pass, Poloview, Lalchowk, Jahangir Chowk and took stock of the dewatering in these areas. The DC also visited Lal Ded hospital Srinagar to review the damages caused to the administrative block due to fire incident that took place the other day. He directed […]

Why is India not interested in talks with Pakistan?

INDIA is not expecting any dramatic results from foreign secretary S Jaishankar’s visit to Pakistan on Tuesday,” a report from the Press Trust of India said “emphasising that his visit was a Saarc yatra and not a Pak yatra”. A retired diplomat said to me when I showed him this story that it was leaked […]

No Lessons Learned!

As Leigh Hunt, has beautifully said “The groundwork of all contentment is health,” and for that you need good healthcare and strong infrastructure. When such structure is struggling you can put a strong foundation for any other groundwork. Same is the case with the healthcare system of Jammu and Kashmir, and has always been in […]

An Ideological War America Must Watch, Not Fight

Washington is getting enthusiastic about an ideological war these days: not between Democrats and Republicans — that’s old news — but rather between Americans and radical Islam. Many of those who spent the past several weeks insisting that we label jihadi terrorists “Islamic” now urge that we fight them on the ideological front. It’s the […]

PDP-BJP Alliance

 (A view from Pakistan) IN the cauldron of Kashmiri politics, the union between the Narendra Modi-led BJP and Mufti Mohammed Sayeed-led People’s Democratic Party is more startling than it is necessarily cause for hope. After all, the election campaign run by the BJP in particular in India-held Jammu and Kashmir was nakedly communal and polarising. […]