Five reasons why saffron party finally dismantle the untenable alliance

Five reasons why saffron party finally dismantle the untenable alliance

The only legitimate question that can be asked of a moribund alliance lying in a coma at the intensive care unit is this: What motivated the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) to pull the life support plug now? There are five...
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A reluctant BJP & PDP alliance that wasn’t meant to be

A reluctant BJP & PDP alliance that wasn’t meant to be

Mehbooba Mufti was in her office in the Srinagar Civil Secretariat on Tuesday afternoon when news flashed that the BJP had ended the alliance with the PDP; also marking the sudden and surprising end to the 26-month rule of J&K’s...
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Kashmir dispute above Indian constitution: Hurriyat (G)

Kashmir dispute above Indian constitution: Hurriyat (G)

Terming Kashmir dispute as above the Indian constitution, Hurriyat Conference (G) chief spokesperson G. A. Gulzar said that the only acceptable solution to this vexed issue lies in the compliance of the United Nations Resolutions on Kashmir. Elaborating the cr...
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Masjids, Madrasas not propagating real Islam in Kashmir: BJP leader Aijaz Hussain

Masjids, Madrasas not propagating real Islam in Kashmir: BJP leader Aijaz Hussain

Hours after two Jammu and Kashmir policemen were killed and six security personnel were injured in twin pre-dawn attacks, the Bharatiya Janata Party’s Youth Morcha leader, Aijaz Hussain put out a scathing post on Facebook. In his post, Hussain wrote,...
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Stone Pelters should be shot dead: BJP MP DP Vats

Stone Pelters should be shot dead: BJP MP DP Vats

BJP MP DP Vats said that instead of cases being withdrawn against stone-pelters in Kashmir, they “should be shot dead”, reported ANI news agency. “I read about the withdrawal of cases against stone-pelters but I think those pelting stones sho...
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Militant family refuses army’s plea on son’s surrender, video goes viral

Militant family refuses army’s plea on son’s surrender, video goes viral

The video conversation between a Kashmiri militants’ family and army troopers, in which the former is seen denying to latter’s persuasion to ask their son to lay down arms, has gone viral on social media in Kashmir. In a 1-minute...
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Return of power projects not CM’s only issue, make stand public: Oppn to GOI

Return of power projects not CM’s only issue, make stand public: Oppn to GOI

The opposition mainstream parties on Friday said that New Delhi as well as the state government should come clear on Government of India’s stand over the return of two power projects to JK. Earlier, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh who...
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To arm new recruits, ultras out to snatch weapons, Two gun snatching bids foiled

To arm new recruits, ultras out to snatch weapons, Two gun snatching bids foiled

When a group of four militants barged into the house of the state’s Advocate General, Jehangir Iqbal Ganai, they were focused on what to do: snatch weapons and escape. The incident took place last night in south Kashmir’s Anantnag district...
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Farooq Ahmad, Kashmir’s ‘Human Shield’ declines Big Boss offer

Farooq Ahmad, Kashmir’s ‘Human Shield’ declines Big Boss offer

Artisan Farooq Ahmad Dar, 29, who hit the headlines in April last year after an Army Major tied him to a jeep as a human shield, has claimed to have rejected a ₹ 50 lakh offer to be on Colours’...
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Police writes to CRPF, seeks details on why paramilitary vehicle was moving in non-deployment area

Police writes to CRPF, seeks details on why paramilitary vehicle was moving in non-deployment area

The Jammu and Kashmir Police have written to the CRPF seeking an explanation that why a lone CRPF vehicle moved through the Nowhatta area of Srinagar where it was decided that there will be no deployment of security forces on...
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