EDITORIAL

Uedifying Legal revelations on Kashmir

A half century after the titles of the J&K Sadre Riyasat and Prime Minister were changed to Governor and Chief Minister,  J&K High Court in an order has termed the amendment that changed the nomenclature “against the basic structure of…

Kashmir : Winter’s Tale

With each passing day as we head deep into the winter and the cold gets severer, the people are confronted with a familiar predicament: the shortage of power supply. And which seems a bit odd considering PDP heads the new…

Time to Disband VDCs

On Sunday a National Conference activist was gunned down by a Village Defence Committee member in Rajouri. The killing of Ishtiyaq Ahmad has once again brought into the focus the role of Village Defence Committees in the state. If anything,…

Change the Narrative

Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s gag order on anti-India statements by his ministers has set an example that deserves to be responded by India. Such statements in both countries vitiate the environment, often for the sake of it. A reciprocation…

Where are the three Kupwara missing?

On November 17, three civilians from two Kupwara villages went missing. However, after waiting in vain for their return, their families lodged a missing report on November 28 at Trehgam police station. They told the police that a Territorial Army…

Modi’s take on Indo-Pak dialogue

In a first statement of such significance on India’s relations with Pakistan, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said that the purpose of talks with Pakistan is “to try and turn course of history”.  Modi rightly said there will be many…

‘Secret’ of Talks Success

If the report from a Pakistan daily is to be believed, India and Pakistan will embark on a secret diplomacy to resolve Kashmir.Though foreign secretaries will discuss Kashmir but their mandate will be restricted to necessary confidence-building measures “to improve…

Politics, Not Religion

When Aamir Khan was speaking against growing intolerance in India at an award ceremony in New Delhi, a well-known journalist asked him if he was also worried about the rise of Wahhabi Islam since, in her opinion,  this strain of…

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