Article 35A is unconstitutional : BJP

Article 35A is unconstitutional : BJP

The BJP today accused Kashmir-centric parties of misleading citizens on various issues, including Article 35A. The party observed that the stand of these parties exposed their double standard on this issue. “Article 35A is an unconstitutional provision of law, finds...
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Amarnath Yatra 2017 ends on high note

Despite terror attack, over 2.6 lakh devotees paid obeisance during 40-day pilgrimage The last batch of pilgrims performed the final puja at the holy Amarnath cave shrine on the auspicious occasion of Shravan Purnima (Raksha Bandhan), marking the conclusion of...
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Concern raised in parts of kashmir over privacy as security forces allegedly scan phones of suspected civilians

Concern raised in parts of kashmir over privacy as security forces allegedly scan phones of suspected civilians

Concern over privacy was raised in some parts of Kashmir, after reports of security forces checking citizens’ phones surfaced in the media. Reportedly, security forces in Kashmir, particularly in its volatile southern areas, are prying into cellphones of res...
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When stones turn to song in Kashmir

When stones turn to song in Kashmir

Music has become a potent weapon of dissent in Kashmir At the cosy, wood-panelled Ground Zero café in Srinagar’s Lal Chowk, Mohammad Muneem, the singer-songwriter-frontman of the Pune-based Kashmiri rock band Alif, is in the house. It is an informal...
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Court snubs lawyer for asking Shabir Shah to chant ‘Bharat Mata Ki Jai’

Court snubs lawyer for asking Shabir Shah to chant ‘Bharat Mata Ki Jai’

A Delhi court today snubbed an overenthusiastic prosecutor for the Enforcement Directorate (ED) for asking separatist leader Shabir Shah to chant ‘Bharat Mata ki jai’ to prove his patriotism, saying that it was not a television studio. Additional Sessions ...
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Govt should investigate wealth sources of mainstream leaders: Er Rashid

Govt should investigate wealth sources of mainstream leaders: Er Rashid

Awami Itihad Party (AIP) chief and MLA Langate Er Rashid Thursday urged government to investigate sources of wealth of mainstream leaders in Jammu and Kashmir. He accused some television channels of “character assassination” of people of Kashmir and announ...
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Travel, Trade to resume on Srinagar-Muzaffarabad route from Monday

Travel, Trade to resume on Srinagar-Muzaffarabad route from Monday

The cross-Line of Control trade and travel on the Srinagar-Muzaffarabad route, which was suspended on July 21, will resume from Monday following a meeting between authorities from Jammu and Kashmir and PoK at Kaman Post in Baramulla district on Thursday....
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NIA crackdown on terror funding in Kashmir has left leaders of both factions of Hurriyat isolated

NIA crackdown on terror funding in Kashmir has left leaders of both factions of Hurriyat isolated

On Wednesday afternoon, the road leading to the residence-cum-office of Tehreek-e-Hurriyat chairman Syed Ali Shah Geelani in Srinagar wore a deserted look. Outside, the policeman inside a bunker-type vehicle, with a CCTV camera fitted on to it, scanned every p...
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‘Hardouk Ooush’ film directed by Wasaf Jeelani makes it to Spain film festival

‘Hardouk Ooush’ film directed by Wasaf Jeelani makes it to Spain film festival

A short film, written and directed by a young Kashmiri boy, is set for screening at an international film festival in Spain. 24-year-old Wasaf Jeelani said his film, ‘Hardouk Ooush-Tears of the autumn’, has been selected for International India film...
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Gun Salutes, Slogans by militants at funerals a new flashpoint in Kashmir conflict

Gun Salutes, Slogans by militants at funerals a new flashpoint in Kashmir conflict

Militants attending the public funeral of their slain colleagues and offering gun salutes has been a trend for some time now. But over the last few months, not only has the frequency of such appearances increased, they are getting brazen...
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