DC Srinagar reviews arrangements for Meraj-ul-Aalam

Srinagar: Deputy Commissioner Srinagar, Dr. Farooq Ahmad Lone, today held a review meeting to take stock of arrangements for ensuing auspicious occasion of Meraj-ul-Aalam. During the meeting, arrangements for Urs of Sheikh Dawood (RA) also known as Batamaloo Sahab, which falls two days prior to the Meraj-ul-Aalam were also reviewed. The review meeting held threadbare […]

PDP-BJP Govt hell bent to change demography of JK: Hurriyat (G)

Srinagar: Under the garb of National Urban Livelihood Mission (NULM),indian think tank with help of PDP BJP government trying to convert the Muslim majority community of Jammu and Kashmir into a minority community and warn Authorities don’t try it as it bound to have serious resistance. Hurriyat Conference (G) executive council hold an emergency meeting […]

Muslims performed last rites of their Pandit neighbor

Srinagar: Displaying once again the humane side of their personalities, Muslims in Shaher-e-Khas performed the last rites of a Kashmiri Pandit who breathed his last on Saturday. Dhanraj Malhotra, a Kashmiri Pandit from Maharaj Gunj area of Srinagar City who clung his roots and refused to leave the valley when all others from his community […]

Kashmiris being forced to give up their ongoing struggle: Hurriyat (M)

Srinagar: Terming the oppression and harassment of the people of Kashmir by the government as aimed at forcing them to give up their ongoing just struggle, Hurriyat (M) Monday said tactics like using black draconian laws and massive presence of its forces to commit human rights violations in Kashmir was not going to cow down […]

Power-less Kashmir !

The information that the National Hydroelectric Power Corporation has earned Rs 194 billion over the past 15 years from its seven power projects in Jammu and Kashmir has snowballed into a major issue in the state. It has given a fresh momentum to the longstanding public and political demand that NHPC return a few of […]

Unrest in Kashmir :Threat to the idea of India

IT WAS a breezy, clear day with little traffic on the highway out of Srinagar when the driver of my Tata Sumo taxi veered to the edge of the road and stopped. “Army convoy,” he said, suddenly tense, pointing to a line of trucks hogging the centre of the road. A soldier in the lead […]

Handwara: A Lesson in Tyranny

On April 12, 2016, a 16-year-old girl was either molested or threatened with molestation in the Kashmir town of Handwara by a so-far unidentified Indian soldier when she was using washroom.  Her screams from within could be heard in the surrounding community, and it is believed that an Indian soldier was seen emerging from the […]

Social Networking !

The contemporary world is proud of its technological development, especially in the field of IT and communications. The form of communication that we often use nowadays is social networking. It is the law of nature that everything in the world has positives and negatives. Social networking is no exception. It facilitates relationships and promotes what […]

Why Women Only Bus Service Is A Big Relief

Kashmir has always been a patriarchal society and though the trend is changing, it will still take many more years before women are treated with equal respect. Women may be coming out of their homes and working shoulder to shoulder with men, but we will never truly achieve empowerment unless and until the thinking of […]

An overworked CJ TS Thakur breaks down in front of PM Modi

NEW DELHI: Chief Justice of India (CJI) TS Thakur appeared to be under a lot of pressure on Sunday – so much so that he broke down in front of PM Narendra Modi.Justice Thakur was most vexed about India’s overworked judiciary and bemoaned that the common man’s faith in the justice system is at an […]