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    Dr Qasim Completes 24 Years In Jail

    Chairperson of Muslim Deeni Mahaz (MDM), Ashiq Hussain Faktoo alias Dr Muhammad Qasim, who is undergoing life imprisonment, on Sunday completes 24 years in jail. It was during this period of his imprisonment that Qasim completed doctorate in
  • CM releases book on Mufti Sayeed

    CM releases book on Mufti Sayeed

    A book containing speeches of former Chief Minister, Mufti Mohammad Sayeed and write ups on him by some famed writers was released by the Chief Minister, Ms Mehbooba Mufti here today.
  • More than a million people joined the funeral procession of Hashemi Rafsanjani

    2 million bid farewell to Iran's Rafsanjani

    Hundreds of thousands of black clad mourners streamed into the streets of Iranian capital Tuesday to pay their final respects to Ali Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani, a veteran Iranian politician, viewed by many as a pillar of the 1979 Islamic Revolution.
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    Turkey begins debate on new Erdogan powers

    Turkey's parliament on Monday began debating a controversial new draft constitution aimed at expanding the powers of the presidency under Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
  • The SC order on religion and caste is welcome

    The SC order on religion and caste is welcome

    The Supreme Court’ s judgement that religion and caste cannot be used by politicians is perhaps the best judgement that could be announced before the upcoming elections. For decades we have been divided and ruled by politicians playing the caste or r
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    Mainstream Politicians Responsible For Mess: PDP Leader

    People’s Democratic Party leader Javid Ahmed Beigh Tuesday said that if people and politicians really want a resolution to Kashmir issue, then they have to take BJP and RSS on board. “
  • Ideological differences trump PDP-BJP alliance

    Ideological differences trump PDP-BJP alliance

    The day PDP and BJP came together,  questions were raised about their agenda for alliance. Kashmir valley electorate too questioned PDP but BJP was accused more for having compromised the policies the party had been pursuing for more than last six.
  • A world in which its leaders vie for attention on Twitter, around nuclear weapons and surgical strikes, is not a reassuring one.

    The year of the will

    In the contest between plutocratic incrementalism and soft authoritarianism, the latter seems to be winning. Third, the values of liberal societies,the preference for liberty over authority, deliberation over propaganda, dispersal of power.
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    'Carrying political process, governance simultaneously PDP’s achievement'

    Peoples Democratic Party President and Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti today asserted that political process and governance in Jammu & Kashmir have to be carried simultaneously and asked workers to play their role
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    Waiting for final call from Kara: Cong

    As Congress Tuesday said that a final call from former PDP leader Tariq Hameed Kara on joining Congress is still awaited, Kara himself said he is continuing consultations with his loyalists and workers and a decision on future course would be based
  •  Er Rasheed Friday started a sit-in protest outside the Srinagar residence of CM Mehbooba Mufti at Gupkar.

    MLA Stages Sit-In Outside CM Residence

    Incumbent Langate lawmaker, Er Rasheed Friday started a sit-in protest outside the Srinagar residence of CM Mehbooba Mufti at Gupkar.The sit-in protest was organized against the issuing of domicile certificates to West Pakistan Refugees.
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    ‘Process Started In Jammu While Kashmir Was On Fire’

    The process of handing Domicile Certificate to West Pakistan Refugees (WPR) had begun a week after death of commander Burhan Wani engulfed Kashmir valley in chaos. 
  • ‘BJP Led Govt Using Judiciary To Subvert K-Issue’

    ‘BJP Led Govt Using Judiciary To Subvert K-Issue’

    Hurriyat Conference (M) chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq Friday criticised the ruling regime for once again imposing severe restrictions in and around Jamia Masjid areas to disallow people from reaching there
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    'Can Govt Differentiate Between Identity And Domicile Certificate'

    Coming down heavily on the government clarification over West Pakistan Refugee issue, Hurriyat (G) Friday said that using the hollow slogans of democracy and human values to grab the votes,
  • Sevil Shhaideh

    Romania could see first female Muslim PM

    If Sevil Shhaideh wins approval from the president and Parliament, she will be both the first Muslim and the first woman to hold the post in a majority CHiristian country where Muslims are less than 1 percent.