‘Human Shield’: Major Who Tied Kashmiri Civilian To Jeep Rewarded

New Delhi — Major Leetul Gogoi, who had tied a civilian from Central Kashmir to a military jeep purportedly as a shield against stone pelters, has been awarded by the Army for his sustained efforts in counter-insurgency operations. The Army Chiefs Commendation Card for Major Gogoi is seen as an indication that he is unlikely to […]

Framed and damned

One more Kashmiri youth has been granted  bail by the Supreme Court after spending sixteen years in jail on false charges. The youth Gulzar Ahmad Wani had been arrested in 2001 for planning a blast on Sabarmati Express. Ever since Wani was in jail facing a drawn trial in the case, only to be exonerated […]

After Fake News, Fake Speech

SO AFTER inventing “fake news”, America’s crazed President on Sunday gave the world’s Muslims a fake speech. Donald Trump said he was not in Saudi Arabia to “lecture” – but then told the world’s Islamic preachers what to say, condemned “Islamist terrorism” as if violence was a solely Muslim phenomenon and then announced like an […]

How Uygurs And Tibetans Found Unity In Kashmir

On the banks of the Jhelum River in downtown Srinagar, capital of Indian-administered Kashmir, stands a nondescript two-storey building. Most people are unaware of the glorious and colourful history behind this pale brown, brick structure. While some people claim the structure, Yarkand Sarai, was built by the Mughals in the 19th century, others believe it was […]

GST Council Meet: Finance Ministers, Delegates visit Gulmarg

SRINAGAR: Various delegations comprising of Finance Ministers of multiple states, senior union officials and representatives from national media yesterday visited Gulmarg on the sidelines of 14th GST council meet. The delegations appreciated the arrangements made by the state government for the GST council meet and expressed thanks for the opportunity accorded to them to visit […]

4 Soldiers, 4 Militants Killed in Kupwara

Kupwara: Four Indian Army soldiers and an equal number of militants were killed in an ongoing operation near Nowgam sector of Kupwara district in the Kashmir Valley on Sunday. According to reports army received inputs about the presence of militants who were trying to cross the Line of Control that divides Kashmir between India and […]

NDA Will Find Permanent Solution Of Kashmir Problem: Rajnath

New Delhi: “Kashmir is ours, Kashmiris are ours and Kashmiriyat is also ours,” Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh said on Sunday, asserting that the Modi government will find a “permanent solution” to the Kashmir problem. The Home Minister’s assertion came amid continued unrest in the Kashmir Valley. Addressing a public reception here, Mr. Singh accused […]