Centre misusing NIA to target Kashmiris: Saifuddin Soz

Centre misusing NIA to target Kashmiris: Saifuddin Soz

Alleging that Narendra Modi-led government at the Centre was misusing National Investigation Agency (NIA) to target Kashmiris, senior Congress leader Prof Saifuddin Soz on Tuesday said this will be useless and counter-productive. The former union minister supported chairman of Hurriyat...
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Farooq Abdullah to contest from Srinagar, Akbar Lone from Baramulla

Farooq Abdullah to contest from Srinagar, Akbar Lone from Baramulla

A high-level meeting of the National Conference’s parliamentary board decided on Monday that the party president Farooq Abdullah will contest the Lok Sabha election from Srinagar and senior leader Mohammad Akbar Lone will contest from Baramulla. Sources in t...
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Kashmir safe for tourists, media projecting it as war zone: Margia Thomas

Kashmir safe for tourists, media projecting it as war zone: Margia Thomas

Noted Australian travel planner Margia Thomas Sunday slammed the “negative publicity” of the Kashmir situation, saying a section of media was projecting the Valley as a “war zone”. “Kashmir is safe for tourists. Unfortunately, sections of domestic an...
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‘No borders that terrorism cannot cross’: Kashmir condemns Christchurch Mosques Shooting

‘No borders that terrorism cannot cross’: Kashmir condemns Christchurch Mosques Shooting

The Kashmir Valley on Friday came together to denounce terror attack at two New Zealand mosques that killed at least 49 people saying the brutality proved that there is no place terrorism cannot reach The Kashmir Valley on Friday came...
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Dal Lake’s floating produce market is a Lifeline amid the Unrest in Kashmir

Dal Lake’s floating produce market is a Lifeline amid the Unrest in Kashmir

In pre-dawn darkness and near-freezing drizzle, the shikara — a graceful, gondola-like canopied boat — made its way through a series of waterways. It was taking me to the daily wholesale floating produce market that begins at daybreak on Dal...
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Kashmir is rich in natural resources

Kashmir is rich in natural resources

We know that politics is prevailing everywhere in Kashmir, whether it may be our homes or schools, religious places or local chowks, playground or public parks, business establishments or offices. We are considering ourselves as masters in discussing political...
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Amid the threat of nuclear war, Kashmir is no longer safe for Kashmiris

Amid the threat of nuclear war, Kashmir is no longer safe for Kashmiris

When the first fighter jets tore through the sky over his home in Srinagar, Kashmir, 50-year-old Mohammad Yusuf knew immediately that something was very wrong. As a maths teacher, Mr Yusuf has worked at schools no more than 10km (six...
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World looks away as Kashmiri’s are stuck in the middle of potentially nuclear conflict

World looks away as Kashmiri’s are stuck in the middle of potentially nuclear conflict

When Adil Dar rammed a car stuffed with explosives into a paramilitary convoy in Indian-administered Kashmir last month, I didn’t make much of the news. I was travelling across northern India at the time. Having been born and brought up...
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Annual 46 day Amarnath yatra to begin from July 1

Annual 46 day Amarnath yatra to begin from July 1

The 46-day long annual pilgrimage to the Amarnath cave shrine in south Kashmir Himalayas will begin on July 1, a Raj Bhavan official said here on Thursday. The decision was taken at the 36th meeting of the Shri Amarnathji Shrine...
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Separatists being held​ under controversial law allowing imprisonment without Charge

Separatists being held​ under controversial law allowing imprisonment without Charge

Indian authorities on Thursday extended the detention of two separatist leaders in the disputed Kashmir region, police said, holding them under a controversial law that allows for suspects to be held for up to two years without charge. The order...
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