TV Channel booked for passing innocent Kashmiri youth as militants

TV Channel booked for passing innocent Kashmiri youth as militants

Jammu and Kashmir Police on Wednesday registered a case against a news channel that telecasted pictures of youth and passed them off as militants. In a statement, a police spokesman said that the news channel showed “two innocent youth namely...
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Haj likely to be costlier, but not because subsidy abolition

Haj likely to be costlier, but not because subsidy abolition

Haj 2018 is likely to be costlier than last year but not because of the abolition of the subsidy by the government on Tuesday. The cost is likely to go up, thanks to the rise in expenses incurred in Saudi...
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Kashmiris have realized they cannot achieve what they desired for: Bipin Rawat

Kashmiris have realized they cannot achieve what they desired for: Bipin Rawat

The army chief Bipin Rawat on Wednesday said that people in Kashmir have got tired and have realized that they cannot achieve what they have desired for, said a media report today. He said that people of Kashmir in general...
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Abdul Haq Khan offers to resign if proven corrupt in MGNREGA Scam

Abdul Haq Khan offers to resign if proven corrupt in MGNREGA Scam

Minister of State for Rural Development Abdul Haq Khan today offered to resign if the allegations of corruption against him were proved right in a Centrally sponsored scheme. He said this in response to the allegations levelled by Congress MLA...
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Not against dialogue, but oppression must end first: Joint Resistance Leadership

Not against dialogue, but oppression must end first: Joint Resistance Leadership

The joint resistance leadership (JRL) comprising Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik on Tuesday hit out at the chief minister Mehbooba Mufti, calling her statement that the separatist leadership was “shying away from participating ...
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AI launches Online & Postcard campaign to end use of pellet guns in Kashmir

AI launches Online & Postcard campaign to end use of pellet guns in Kashmir

Seeking ban on pellet guns, human rights group, Amnesty International India has launched an online and postcard campaign to seek support from people across Jammu and Kashmir with an aim to petition region’s Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti. In a statement,...
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Hangul struggles to survive, count dips to 138

Hangul struggles to survive, count dips to 138

The only Asiatic survivor of the red deer, hangul is struggling against extinction as the latest census puts the lower limit of its total population at an alarming 138. The latest census carried out by the state’s Department of Wildlife...
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Kashmir: Where the writing is on downed shutters

Kashmir: Where the writing is on downed shutters

The writing is not just on the wall — but also on the downed shutters of Kashmir. Political scientist Navnita Chadha Behera, with over 25 years of work on the troubled region, believes that to decode Kashmir, you have to...
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Army Chief’s prescription reflects RSS thinking: Saifuddin Soz

Army Chief’s prescription reflects RSS thinking: Saifuddin Soz

Reacting to the army chief’s statement on Kashmir, former union minister and senior Congress leader Saifuddin Soz Sunday said it has evoked considerable “alarm” in Kashmir. In a statement issued Soz said, “One does not understand why the General was...
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People of Kashmir are being forced to pick up gun: Bilal Kawa’s family

People of Kashmir are being forced to pick up gun: Bilal Kawa’s family

The family and relatives blamed the media for projecting an “innocent civilian” as a “terrorist” and demanded his immediate release. The family members of Bilal Ahmad Kawa ,who was arrested in Delhi in connection with the Red Fort attack case,...
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