CM condemns Tral attack

CM condemns Tral attack

Srinagar: Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti has strongly condemned the grenade attack at Tral on Thursday in which two civilians were killed and many were injured, including an SE and an Executive Engineer of the R&B department. The Chief Minister said it is unfortunate that the attack took place when a minister had gone to the […]

JRL expresses shock and condolences

JRL expresses shock and condolences

Srinagar: The Joint Resistance leadership, including Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Muhammad Omar Farooq and Mohammad Yasin Malik, expressed their deep shock and grief over the loss of four precious lives of innocent civilians and for those dozens severely injured in an explosion in Tral area and said that the rampant construction of camps and bunkers […]

Hizb, LeT condemn Tral attack

Hizb, LeT condemn Tral attack

Srinagar: The Hizbul Mujahideen and the Lashkar-e-Toiba have condemned the grenade attack in south Kashmir’s Tral area. Hizb chief Syed Salahuddin condemned the attack in which two persons were killed and several were injured on Thursday. In a telestatement to KNS, Hizb spokesman Saleem Hashmi quoted Salahuddin as saying that the attack “is a handiwork […]

Dickensian Conditions

Dickensian Conditions

Conditions –living, social and economic- remain Dickensian for many people in Kashmir. That is, people at the lowest rung in the social and economic ladder remain vulnerable to exploitation. This predatory exploitation takes place without any qualms or ethics and continues unabated despite claims to the contrary. One such collective case is that of Casual […]

Courting the Global South: Will Israel Become a UN Security Council Member?

Courting the Global South: Will Israel Become a UN Security Council Member?

There is a great irony in the fact that Israel is seeking a seat at the United Nations Security Council (UNSC). Since its establishment atop the ruins of Palestinian cities and villages in 1948, Israel has had the most precarious relationship with the world’s largest international body. It has desperately sought to be legitimized by […]

Chief Justice inaugurates JK’s maiden e-court

Chief Justice inaugurates JK’s maiden e-court

SRINAGAR: In a move towards the digitization of judiciary, the first paperless e-court Srinagar (Wing) in the State was inaugurated today here at High Court Srinagar. The court will start functioning from Monday and will use digitized case records thereby bringing down paper and space required to maintain the records. Chief Justice of J&K High […]

Need for political engagement, reconciliatory approach: Mehbooba tells British envoy

Need for political engagement, reconciliatory approach: Mehbooba tells British envoy

SRINAGAR: British Deputy High Commissioner to India, Dr Alexander Evans called on the Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti here last evening. During the meeting they discussed overall political and economic situation in the State. The Chief Minister informed the visiting envoy of the need for a political engagement and reconciliatory approach with all stakeholders in the […]

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