North Pole, South Pole Have Finally Merged: NC

Srinagar—National Conference on Monday expressed shock over the participation of PDP Spokesperson and Minister Nayeem Akhtar’s participation in the BJP’s National Executive meet at SKICC Srinagar and demanded that the party come out with an explanation. Reacting over the presence of senior Cabinet Minister and PDP senior member Nayeem Akhtar, in the executive meeting of […]

Stop Issuing Conflicting Statements: Omar

Srinagar—National Conference (NC) leader Omar Abdullah today requested Prime Minister Narendra Modi to direct his ministers not to issue conflicting statements on the Kashmir issue. Citing Union minister Jitendra Singh’s remark that “there is no such things as the Kashmir issue”, Abdullah at a delegates’ session of the National Conference asked why the Centre appointed […]

‘Fiddling with Article 35-A Unacceptable’

Srinagar—Autonomy has been provided to Jammu and Kashmir under Article 370 of the Constitution of India and forms the core of the relationship between the state and the Centre, CPI(M) MLA from Kulgam, M Y Tarigami, said here Monday. He also said that “fiddling with Article 35 A of the Constitution” was not acceptable. “J&K […]

Read History, Dr Farooq Tells Madhav

Srinagar—Advising Ram Madhav to read Kashmir history, National Conference President and Parliament member Dr Farooq Abdullah Monday said Kashmir’s accession with India is ‘conditional’ and ‘India should not link us with any other state. Farooq said Ram Madhav was unaware of the historical facts about Kashmir. “He knows RSS and BJP. He doesn’t know Kashmir. […]

HC Orders Action Against Unauthorized Occupants Of State Land

Srinagar—The Jammu and Kashmir High Court has ordered action against unauthorized occupants of state land without ‘discrimination.’ As the hearing of a petition started before a division bench of Chief Justice Badar Durez Ahmad and Justice Ali Mohammad Magrey, counsel representing state submitted that action shall be taken against one and all without discrimination for […]

Why scrapping Article-35A will do more harm than good to Indian interests

Supreme court of India is about to declare its verdict on Article 35A. The article defines State’s permanent residents and reserves government jobs exclusively for its residents. The verdict if read in favor of scrapping the article 35A will have far reaching consequences not only for the Kashmir, India, but for the entire Indian subcontinent. […]

How Doda District Bore The Brunt of Turmoil

Srinagar- District Doda in Chenab Valley of the state, which enjoys relative peace these days, has gone through the worst phase of its history over the past nearly three decades of turmoil. Over 1024 militants and 258 army and paramilitary personnel have been killed in a total of 521 encounters in the erstwhile Doda district […]

HC Grants 3 Weeks To ECI, MHA For Reply On Anantnag By-poll

Srinagar—The Jammu and Kashmir High Court has granted three weeks time to Election Commission of India and Indian Ministry of Home Affairs for a filling reply to a petition, seeking elections to fill up the Anantnag Parliamentary seat. A single bench of Justice M K Hanjura granted the time to poll body after counsel representing […]

Cross-LoC Trade: J&K Wants Meeting With PcK

Jammu: Authorities in Jammu and Kashmir have sought a meeting with officials of Pakistan-controlledd Kashmir (PcK) on Thursday to discuss resuming cross-LoC travel and trade via the Poonch-Rawalkote road, an official said today. Travel and trade via the road was suspended due to repeated ceasefire violations by Pakistani security forces. The cross-Line of Control (LoC) […]

Poor Sanitation Main Cause Of UTI Infections Among Kashmiri Women

Srinagar—Ufaq Jan often misses her college because of frequent Urinary Tract Infections (UTI). A single use of an unclean toilet means at least one week of fever and back pains for her, “I know I am prone to infections but the unclean toilet that I use at my college and tuition centre is the main […]