Restrictions likely in Budgam areas today

Restrictions likely in Budgam areas today

Srinagar: Parts of Srinagar and Budgam observed a shutdown for the second consecutive day on Sunday in protest of the killing of a youth by government forces on July 21. Police is likely to impose restrictions on movement of people on Tuesday to foil a march to Beerwah. Meanwhile, mobile internet service also remained suspended […]

On Mediation

On Mediation

A controversy has developed over Dr. Farooq Abdullah’s remarks on mediation over Kashmir. While Mehbooba Mufti has questioned the nature of the intervention and drawn parallels with Syria and Afghanistan, Rahul Gandhi has questioned the intervention call itself. The Indian media has also seized on the remarks. Generically speaking, the fact of the matter is […]

An Open Letter to Arnab Goswami

An Open Letter to Arnab Goswami

By Rayees Masroor Dear Arnab Goswami, I have been watching you and your debates since long. In fact, many years ago I used to feel good watching some of your debates though you always loved to hear your voice more than any panelists on your debate. Many people have given you the title as a […]

Manto: Taqseem Hijrat Aur Ehtijaj

Manto: Taqseem Hijrat Aur Ehtijaj

Bani Umer And it is possible, that Sadat Hassan dies, but Manto remains alive” These are the words of the notable short story writer Sadat Hassan Manto. He was born in 1912 in a village in Ludhiana district of Punjab in British India. Manto’s origin was Kashmiri but he grew up speaking Punjabi. Manto was […]

UN is fourth party to Kashmir dispute, says Hurriyat

UN is fourth party to Kashmir dispute, says Hurriyat

SRINAGAR: Huriyat Conference on Sunday said if UN or other country will not mediate, there is every apprehension that situation in Kashmir may go from bad to worse and turns like that of Syria, Iraq, and Afghanistan. Hurriyat’s statement came in backdrop of chief minister Mehbooba Mufti’s remarks wherein she said there is no place […]

3 OGWs arrested in Srinagar outskirts

3 OGWs arrested in Srinagar outskirts

Srinagar: Police have claimed to arrest three Over Ground Workers (OGWs) and recovered arms and ammunition in the outskirts of the summer capital, Srinagar on Sunday, official sources said. They said during a routine checking security forces intercepted a vehicle at Tengpora bypass on Pantha Chowk-Baramulla road. During the search of the vehicle the forces […]

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