Separate township for Kashmiri Pandits a necessity: Satya Pal Malik

Separate township for Kashmiri Pandits a necessity: Satya Pal Malik

Jammu and Kashmir governor Satya Pal Malik has attacked Kashmiri political leaders, saying they had lost the faith of their own people, citing the low voting percentage in their constituencies in the recent Lok Sabha elections. In an interview, Malik...
read more
No one can scrap Articles 370, 35A: Hasnain Masoodi

No one can scrap Articles 370, 35A: Hasnain Masoodi

Justice (retd) Hasnain Masoodi of the J&K High Court is credited with dethroning the queen of Kashmir politics, Mehbooba Mufti, from south Kashmir by winning the Anantnag seat. While talking, Masoodi said as long as the rules of the game...
read more
The decision on Article 35A soon: Jugal Kishore Sharma

The decision on Article 35A soon: Jugal Kishore Sharma

Besides taking forward the development tasks, the party’s priority would be to abrogate Article 35A as was included in the ‘Sankalp Patr’. After getting second term to represent J&K in the Lok Sabha, what are your priorities?I have been always...
read more
Protecting Article 370 top priority: Akbar Lone

Protecting Article 370 top priority: Akbar Lone

After winning the Baramulla Lok Sabha seat, NC’s Mohammad Akbar Lone is looking forward to defend Article 370 and take steps to find a resolution to the Kashmir issue. Lone spells out his priorities and goals. As the NC will...
read more
Never said J&K conflict was ‘Hindu India versus Muslim Kashmir’: Mirwaiz Umar

Never said J&K conflict was ‘Hindu India versus Muslim Kashmir’: Mirwaiz Umar

Mirwaiz Umar Farooq , chairman of the Hurriyat Conference and the chief cleric of the Valley’s main mosque, spoke about the separatist body’s position on a peaceful resolution for the Kashmir problem, the difference in approach between the Vajpayee and...
read more
You can’t buy land in Himachal, Sikkim, so why target J&K? M Y Tarigami

You can’t buy land in Himachal, Sikkim, so why target J&K? M Y Tarigami

‘The BJP wants to find an excuse to polarise people.’ ‘Whatever rights J&K has got from the Constitution of India, they want to snatch it.’ ‘By doing so, they are harming J&K as well as India.’ A Delhi-based NGO, W...
read more
BJP not into government formation: Ram Madhav

BJP not into government formation: Ram Madhav

Bharatiya Janata Party’s Kashmir point man Ram Madhav said on Thursday that his party was making no attempt to work out numbers needed for forming a government in the state, after it withdrew from the coalition with PDP. “No, not...
read more
It was a rainbow alliance: Ram Madhav on why BJP split with PDP

It was a rainbow alliance: Ram Madhav on why BJP split with PDP

In an interview BJP general secretary Ram Madhav explains why the party ended its alliance with Mehbooba Mufti’s PDP in Jammu and Kashmir, and what comes next Ram Madhav is a national general secretary of the BJP, who played a...
read more
There is no solution now for Kashmir: AS Dulat

There is no solution now for Kashmir: AS Dulat

If politicians fail to engage then military and intelligence chiefs of India and Pakistan and indeed the people of the two countries must carry the engagement forward, suggests the former RAW chief Indo-Pak relations may improve but there is no...
read more
Kashmiris are not Secessionists or Terrorists: Mohammad Shafi Pandit

Kashmiris are not Secessionists or Terrorists: Mohammad Shafi Pandit

‘The people of the state can be won over by love, and not by swords’ Mohammad Shafi Pandit’s soft-spoken erudition flows through the telephone line from Srinagar. It is only later I learn that militants had tried to assassinate him in...
read more
1 2 3 5