BJP conspiring against Article 370: Farooq

BJP conspiring against Article 370: Farooq

Srinagar: National Conference president Farooq Abdullah on Tuesday said New Delhi was “repeating its mistake” of looking at the Kashmir issue through the “security prism”. He reiterated his demand for a dialogue with all stakeholders including Pakistan to address the crisis in the Valley. “Today Kashmiris are annoyed with New Delhi as never before. Despite […]

Closer to New Delhi?

Closer to New Delhi?

Haseeb Drabu has stated that the Goods and Services Tax(GST) will be rolled out in Jammu and Kashmir on the Ist of July, 2017. Alluding to a consensus over the GST, Drabu said that, “ Nobody has an objection to GST, only to some modalities of its implementation”. It may be pertinent to note here […]

AIP to celebrate flag day on June 7

AIP to celebrate flag day on June 7

SRINAGAR: The Awami Ittehad Party led by Langate legislator Sheikh Abdul Rasheed will celebrate state flag day on June 7 in Srinagar. Rasheed said that the party has been celebrating the state flag day every year just to remind New Delhi that J&K is a separate identity and has its own flag. He appealed people […]

Mufti had role in eroding JK autonomy: NC MLA

Mufti had role in eroding JK autonomy: NC MLA

Jammu: Former chief minister and PDP patron late Mufti Muhammad Sayeed was responsible for eroding the autonomy of J&K and the massacres carried out by government forces in the early 90s, National Conference legislator from Budgam Aga Ruhula said. Speaking in the assembly during a discussion on the governor’s address, Aga said, “Chief minister Mehbooba […]

Autonomy—A way forward

By Rauf Ahmad Kashmir is again on boil. History of Kashmir is a saga of pain and betrayal. Throughout the annals of history the Vale witnessed the uprising against the tyranny of Imperialists. The struggle with full force is still going on patently. The upsurge in 1931 against the Dogra Raj headed by Sheikh Mohammad […]

Kashmir: Clock can be reversed back to 1948 says Yechuri

Srinagar: Communist Party of India (Marxist) General Secretary Sitaram Yechury Monday said that it is the right time to renew India-Kashmir relationship and start from the very thread that connected the both in 1948. Yechuri told news agency CNS that he doesn’t take it to heart that Syed Ali Geelani refused to meet. “Please understand […]

Autonomy for Kashmir: Kamal welcomes Ram Madhav’s statement

Srinagar: National Conference senior leader Dr Sheikh Mustafa Kamaal has welcomed the statement of Ram Madhav National General Secretary of BJP that 1953 position for J&K State can be given by the Parliament terming it as “ better late than never”. However, Kamal made it clear that the National Parliament has played its role in […]