PDP MP’s House Set Ablaze

Srinagar: Two security guards were injured today as protesters attacked the house of ruling PDP Rajya Sabha member in Chawalgam area of Kulgam district in south Kashmir, police said. A group of several hundred people pelted stones at the house of PDP MP Nazir Ahmad Laway and injured two security guards, a police officer said. […]

Centre Has No Plans to Replace Vohra

New Delhi: The Centre is not planning to shift out Jammu and Kashmir Governor NN Vohra, top sources in the Government said on Wednesday, putting to rest speculation on an immediate change of guard in the strife-hit state. “There is no question of changing the governor right now. An all-party delegation is scheduled to visit […]

A Reality Check

If any more proof was needed of the ever-more thickening ties between India and United States, it was provided by the visit of the US Secretary of State John Kerry to India and that of the Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar to US. In New Delhi, Kerry sitting by the foreign minister Sushma Swaraj’s side, “made […]

How India’s justice system is giving in to the mob

    I have, for the record, never been to Pakistan. I am acutely aware of how that nation’s bleed-them-with-a-thousand-cuts policy works, how it has ended bleeding them instead and in the process changed their founding essence. I suppose that automatically makes me a nationalist. But, here’s the thing: I am very keen to meet […]

Day 54:Youth Killed in Baramulla Village

BARAMULA :A youth was killed and five others injured after govt forces opened fire on protesters in Nadihal village of Rafiabad area in North Kashmir’s Baramulla District on Wednesday. The deceased has been identified as  Danish Manzoor (28) s/o Manzoor Ahmed, resident of Nadihal Rafiabad. Three out of five injured have been referred to Srinagar for further treatment

Bangladesh JI leader loses final appeal against hanging

DHAKA:- Bangladesh’s top court on Tuesday rejected a final appeal by the leader of an Islamist party against a death sentence for atrocities committed during the 1971 war of independence, lawyers said, meaning he could be hanged at any time. The verdict comes as the Muslim-majority nation suffers a series of militant attacks, the most […]

India,US sign military logistics agreement

NEW DELHI:- The United States and India signed an agreement on Monday governing the use of each other’s land, air and naval bases for repair and resupply, a step toward building defense ties as they seek to counter the growing maritime assertiveness of China. The agreement, a relatively mundane one concerning day-to-day military logistics, is […]

UN slams missile tests because of US provocation:North Korea

SEOUL:- North Korea says it has the capability to instantly turn soldiers in the US and the Pacific into ashes. The North made the threat in a letter sent on the UN on Monday to denounce a recent statement released by the world body that condemned Pyongyang’s latest ballistic missile tests. North Korea “has substantial […]

Islamic State buried thousands in 72 mass graves

HARDAN (Iraq): Surrounded by smoke and flames, the sound of gunshots echoing around him, the young man crouched in the creek for hours, listening to the men in his family die. On the other side of the mountain, another survivor peered through binoculars as the handcuffed men of neighboring villages were shot and then buried […]

Soz for restoring 1953 position in J&K

Srinagar:  Advocating for restoring 1953 position in Jammu and Kashmir, former Union Minister and senior Congress leader Prof Saifuddin Soz said Pakistan should also give a similar kind of autonomy to Gilgit and Baltistan However, he at the same time advocated for waging a vigorous fight democratically to resolve Kashmir issue. All stakeholders, including Hurriyat Conference, should be […]