Abdul Gani Bhat defends meet with Dineshwar Sharma, says not saleable

Abdul Gani Bhat defends meet with Dineshwar Sharma, says not saleable

Defending his recent meeting with Centre’s interlocutor for Jammu and Kashmir Dineshwar Sharma, former Hurriyat Conference chairman Abdul Gani Bhat said his party Muslim Conference was “pro-dialogue” and that he was “not a saleablecommodity”. In a freewheeling interview with Kashmir...
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Proposed tunnel for Karnah Valley may put end to highway travails

Proposed tunnel for Karnah Valley may put end to highway travails

The thought of the approaching winter season sends shivers down the spine of frail-looking Ali Ghor Khan of Chiterkote village. The 65-year-old has braved worst winters in the past, but the last snowfall changed his life and outlook forever. People...
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Nehru arrested in Kashmir after brush with sentry

Nehru arrested in Kashmir after brush with sentry

Thursday 21 Jul 1946 -BOMBAY-Pandit Nehru (Natîonaî Congress leader) was arrested while trying to enter Srinagar. Nehru earlier declared that if the Ban on his entry to Kashmir were not lifted, he would defy it and walk to Srinagar, says Renter. Thc...
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Proposed one-stop identity card for Kashmiri’s opposed, called a conspiracy

Proposed one-stop identity card for Kashmiri’s opposed, called a conspiracy

Dukhtaran-e-Millat (DeM) here on Saturday alleged that Government of India’s plan to issue one-stop identity card to Kashmiris is yet another conspiracy to breach the privacy and intrude into the personal lives of people of Kashmir.The Government of India ha...
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Shiv Sena sends team to hoist tricolor at Lal Chowk

Shiv Sena sends team to hoist tricolor at Lal Chowk

The Jammu and Kashmir unit of the Shiv Sena has sent a team to Srinagar to hoist the Indian flag at Lal Chowk on Wednesday, its state chief Dimpy Kohli said on Tuesday. The party’s move comes in the wake...
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At minus 3.7 Srinagar records coldest night this winter

At minus 3.7 Srinagar records coldest night this winter

Srinagar recorded the coldest night this winter as the minimum temperature dipped to minus 3.7 degrees Celsius even as Leh town continued to reel under extreme sub-zero temperatures. The night temperature across Kashmir division, including Ladakh region, staye...
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Zakir Musa’s portrait displayed during Milad procession in South Kashmir

Zakir Musa’s portrait displayed during Milad procession in South Kashmir

In an extraordinary development in South Kashmir’s Pulwama district, the Sufi sect of Muslims displayed portraits of militants including that of al-Qaida’s Kashmir chief Zakir Musa during the Eid-ul Milad procession on Friday, police sources said. ...
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High Court restricts entry of taxis in Srinagar city

High Court restricts entry of taxis in Srinagar city

In a decision likely to affect thousands of commuters, the Jammu and Kashmir High Court today directed the Traffic Police authorities not to allow entry of Tata Sumos and other taxis coming from other districts into the city. The directions...
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BJP leader’s house set on fire in Sopore

BJP leader’s house set on fire in Sopore

The identity of the attackers was also not immediately known. Miscreants on Wednesday night set a local BJP leader’s house on fire in Jammu and Kashmir’s Sopore in Baramulla district but there was no immediate report of casualty, a media...
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‘Operation All-Out’ aimed at forcing us into submission: Joint Resistance

‘Operation All-Out’ aimed at forcing us into submission: Joint Resistance

The Joint Resistance Leadership (JRL) on Wednesday said that the “Operation All-Out” launched by the government forces in May this year to wipe out militancy was also aimed at forcing the pro-freedom leadership into submission. The JRL, comprising ...
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