BJP leader Choudhary Lal Singh warns Kashmir journalists to ‘Mend their ways’

BJP leader Choudhary Lal Singh warns Kashmir journalists to ‘Mend their ways’

BJP’s Choudhary Lal Singh on Friday warned journalists to ‘mend their ways’ over their reporting on the Kathua rape and murder case, with an apparent reference to the assassination of Kashmir journalist Shujaat Bukhari. Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Choudhary...
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NC favours dissolution of assembly; PDP, BJP remained silent during all-party meet

NC favours dissolution of assembly; PDP, BJP remained silent during all-party meet

The National Conference along with other parties urged Jammu and Kashmir governor NN Vohra to take some confidence building measures besides carrying out a crackdown on corruption and cleaning the governance system. The governor, who had called an all-party me...
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Need to reach minds of boys with guns in Kashmir: Saifuddin Soz

Need to reach minds of boys with guns in Kashmir: Saifuddin Soz

Saifuddin Soz, who stirred controversy over his comments on an ‘independent’ Kashmir, said a hardline stand against militancy would not work in the Valley. Congress leader Saifuddin Soz wants a “powerful dialogue” with “boys who wield guns”, not a ...
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Musharraf had said Kashmiris first choice is Independence: Saifuddin Soz

Musharraf had said Kashmiris first choice is Independence: Saifuddin Soz

Congress leader Saifuddin Soz today said that former Pakistani dictator Pervez Musharraf was right when he said Kashmiris prefer independence to joining Pakistan, to which the BJP retorted, “Alas there’s a Pakistan outside of India and a Pakistan withi...
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GOI wants ‘Political Person’ as next governor for J&K

GOI wants ‘Political Person’ as next governor for J&K

In a departure from the norm of appointing people with military, civil service backgrounds to the post, the Centre seeks a ‘political person’ to replace Vohra, insiders say The Centre favours a “political person” to become the next governor of...
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PDP-BJP alliance break-up a fixed match: Omar Abdullah

PDP-BJP alliance break-up a fixed match: Omar Abdullah

Former Chief Minister Omar Abdullah has described the break-up of the PDP-BJP alliance as a “brilliant fixed match” and said the two parties “crafted their divorce” and “scripted it to perfection” after taking cue from Bollywood. “The PDP and BJP...
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GOI takes direct control in Kashmir after BJP, PDP alliance ends

GOI takes direct control in Kashmir after BJP, PDP alliance ends

India’s federal government took direct control of Kashmir state Wednesday after the ruling Hindu nationalist party ended its long-troubled alliance there with a Kashmiri political party. The shift to direct rule in the disputed region was approved after ...
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Jammu & Kashmir: One State, Two States of mind

Jammu & Kashmir: One State, Two States of mind

Wary of rising unease in its support base in Jammu and other parts of the country, BJP sought to refurbish its ‘Hindutva’ credentials by snapping ties with ally PDP to counter the perception that it had compromised its ideological commitment...
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#HorseTrading: ‘Whatever does ex-J&K deputy CM Gupta mean?’wonders Omar Abdullah

#HorseTrading: ‘Whatever does ex-J&K deputy CM Gupta mean?’wonders Omar Abdullah

Former BJP deputy chief minister of Jammu and Kashmir Kavinder Gupta made an intriguing statement today, the operative part of which was “we are working on something & people will get to know about it”. Gupta was talking about a...
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BJP timed exit so J&K doesn’t go to polls before Lok Sabha election

BJP timed exit so J&K doesn’t go to polls before Lok Sabha election

The timing of BJP’s decision to pull the trigger on its alliance with PDP was determined by a desire to ensure that the J&K assembly election was not scheduled before the Lok Sabha polls due in early 2019. With Jammu...
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