Amusement for Elite or Failure of Imagination?

KO AnalysisSrinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir Tourism Department is organizing a poetic symposium (mushaira) termed as Mehfil e Kashmir on the 1st of November, 2015. The Mushaira is slated to be held at the SKICC. It may be stated at the outset that the there is only one Kashmiri in the assembly of poets.  This, […]

Modi Visit: Separatists Placed Under Surveillance

SRINAGAR: Ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Jammu and Kashmir, the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has directed the state government to keep a close watch on activities of separatist leaders, including the Hurriyat (G) chairman Syed Ali Shah Geelani.A top MHA top official, who did not want to be named, was quoted […]

Madhav to BJP Leaders: Gear Up for a Big Event

SRINAGAR: The National General Secretary of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Ram Madhav on Saturday said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi is coming to Jammu and Kashmir with a message for youth.       Ram Madhav, who chaired a special meeting of the BJP leaders here, reviewed the arrangements being put in place to facilitate Prime Minister’s Srinagar […]

Geelani: ‘Chalo Chalo TRC Chalo’

SRINAGAR: Syed Ali Geelani Saturday convened a meeting of his amalgam Advisory Council (Majlis-e-Shura) urging them to popularize slogan Chalo Chalo TRC Chalo.The meeting held at veteran leaders Hyderpora residence was attended by the heads or representatives of Democratic Freedom Party, Anjuman-e- Sharie-i-Shiayan, J&K Employees Movement, National Front, Khawateen Kashmir, Insaf Party, Democratic Political Movement, […]

SC Turns Down PIL Against 370

SRINAGAR: Days after State High Court observed that Article 370 is a permanent provision of the Constitution and it cannot be abrogated, repealed or even amended as mechanism provided under Clause (3) of Article 370 is no more available, the Supreme Court of India has maintained that only the Parliament of India can take a […]

Business Resumes in Pulwama: Kulgam Shuts for 3rd Day

KULGAM: Amid protests and clashes a complete shutdown was observed for the third consecutive day in Kulgam town on Saturday. Clashes broke out in the town after authorities failed to pacify protesters demanding swift action against CRPF personnel from 18 Battalion who according to them caused heavy damage to parked vehicles and houses in the […]

Sailan Massacre : CBI Seeks To Close Investigations, Says JKCCS

SRINAGAR: Jammu Kashmir Coalition of Civil Society (JKCCS) Saturday said CBI has sought to shut down investigations in the Sailan massacre.“By closure report dated 25 August 2015 filed before the CBI court in Jammu, DSP Ashok Kalra of the CBI has sought to shut down investigations in the Sailan massacre,” said JKCCS convener, Khurram Parvez […]

7 Wounded in Grenade Attack

ANANTNAG: At least seven persons were wounded after suspected militants lobbed a grenade on an Army vehicle in South Kashmir’s Anantnag district.Eyewitnesses said that unknown person hurled a grenade towards one of the army’s armoured vehicles near Ganjiwada Anantang. The grenade however missed the target and exploded on the roadside, resulting in the injuries of […]

2 Kashmiris thrashed in Delhi

NEW DELHI: Two engineering college students from Kashmir were beaten up by a gang of youth in Govindpuri area last night. The youth, identified as Mohammed Shakeel (22) and Muneeb Geelani (22), are from Srinagar. They were traveling in their Maruti Ritz when they were intercepted in the area by the gang who objected to […]

PM’s Visit Will Give Fresh Impetus to ‘Agenda of Alliance’: Drabu

PULWAMA: Minister for Finance, Labour, Employment and Culture, Dr Haseeb Drabu has said that the upcoming visit of the Prime Minister, Mr Narendra Modi to Jammu and Kashmir will give a fresh impetus to implementation of PDP-BJP “Agenda of Alliance” in the State.Interacting with people during his visit to Pampore, Pulwama and Rajpora constituencies today, […]

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