Ready to resist any move to revoke Article 35A: Mirwaiz Umar Farooq

Ready to resist any move to revoke Article 35A: Mirwaiz Umar Farooq

Hurriyat Conference (M) chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq Friday said that the situation developing on ground over the past week with deployment of thousands of additional forces and government orders circulating has alarmed people and they have become apprehensive of something...
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Mehbooba Mufti, Sajad Lone, Shah Faesal caution Centre against tinkering with J&K’s special status

Mehbooba Mufti, Sajad Lone, Shah Faesal caution Centre against tinkering with J&K’s special status

Amid the growing grip in Kashmir in the wake of build-up of security forces, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chief Mehbooba Mufti late on Friday night led a delegation of political leaders from different parties to Governor Satya Pal Malik,...
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Kashmir in hysteria, Panic grips Valley, locals throng ATM’s, Petrol Pumps

Kashmir in hysteria, Panic grips Valley, locals throng ATM’s, Petrol Pumps

A series of alarming official orders that talked of an upcoming crisis situation, additional troop deployment and an advisory to tourists and yatris to immediately leave the Kashmir valley has left the residents in panic and guessing. The orders, which...
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Why is there panic across Kashmir Valley?

Why is there panic across Kashmir Valley?

Panic has gripped Jammu and Kashmir amid rumours of imminent abrogation of Article 35A of the Constitution and after the deployment of thousands of extra troops to the Valley. Officials said that security has been withdrawn from some isolated shrines...
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Air Force, Army put on high alert, Troop buildup triggers panic among Kashmiri’s

Air Force, Army put on high alert, Troop buildup triggers panic among Kashmiri’s

Govt has put IAF and Army on high alert in Kashmir Centre has also rushed 28,000 troops to the Kashmir valley Omar Abdullah has said this sounds alarming Day after the Centre decided to send an additional 28,000 troop to...
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What are Articles 370 and 35A? Why they are important for J&K

What are Articles 370 and 35A? Why they are important for J&K

Rumours are afloat that the Modi-led government is set to scrap Article 370 and Article 35A of the Constitution, which prevents anyone who is not a state subject of Jammu & Kashmir from purchasing property and settling in the state. The...
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‘No agreement’ on Ayodhya, mediation report submitted; SC takes it up today

‘No agreement’ on Ayodhya, mediation report submitted; SC takes it up today

The three-member mediation panel looking into the Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid dispute has been unable to get the various parties involved in it to come to an agreement, one of the persons aware of the development said on condition of anonymity....
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Week after 10000 central forces moved in, 28000 more troops being sent to Kashmir

Week after 10000 central forces moved in, 28000 more troops being sent to Kashmir

Over 280 companies of security forces are in the process of being deployed in the Kashmir valley, officials aware of the development said on Thursday. The security forces, mostly CRPF personnel, are being deployed in vulnerable spots in the city...
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What did PM tell you? Sajad, Faisal question NC’s meeting with PM

What did PM tell you? Sajad, Faisal question NC’s meeting with PM

People’s Conference chairman Sajad Lone and Peoples’ Movement president Shah Faesal have questioned NC leaders’ meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday ignoring the demand for an all-party meeting with the PM. NC leaders Farooq Abdullah, Ha...
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As a sign of peace, India promotes Hindu pilgrimage (Amarnath Yatra) in Kashmir

As a sign of peace, India promotes Hindu pilgrimage (Amarnath Yatra) in Kashmir

India is pitching a Hindu pilgrimage to a snowy cave shrine in disputed, Muslim-majority Kashmir as evidence of peace in a state marred by decades of armed conflict amid popular resistance to Indian rule. The annual yatra, or spiritual journey,...
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