Army briefs governor on border situation

Army briefs governor on border situation

Srinagar: N N Vohra today visited the Army’s 14 Corps headquarters in Leh region of the state where and took stock of the situation along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) with China and the LoC with Pakistan. “Lt. Gen. P J S Pannu briefed the governor about the overall situation along the Line of […]

Supreme Irony!

Supreme Irony!

The “mainstream” political spectrum in Kashmir has, historically and contemporarily, been keen and eager to please and ingratiate New Delhi. This has been thematic cutting across political dispensations and administrations. Often times, “mainstream” politicians have looked to Delhi as their core constituency. Whether it be the National Conference(NC) or the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), both, […]

On Modi and his Goli, Gali Statement: Action(s) Undercut Words

On Modi and his Goli, Gali Statement: Action(s) Undercut Words

The Prime Minister of India, in a statement, on India’s Independence day, asserted “ neither bullets(Goli) nor abuse(s)(Gali) will solve the Kashmir issue. Love will”. These sweet sounding words lend themselves to the suggestion that India is on a course correction and review toward Kashmir and Pakistan. And that diplomacy complemented by dialogue would be […]

Sloganeering in Kupwara College on Sinha visit

Sloganeering in Kupwara College on Sinha visit

Kupwara: A team pg peaceniks led by senior BJP leader and former external affairs minister Yashwant Sinha arrived in Kupwara on Thursday and interacted with students of local degree college and members of civil society at the degree college auditorium. Eyewitnesses said that Sinha had a freewheeling discussion with a section of students and civil […]

Civil society holds sit-in against attempts to abrogate article 35-A

Civil society holds sit-in against attempts to abrogate article 35-A

Srinagar: Kashmir Center for Social and Development Studies, (KCSDS) on Thursday staged a silent-sit-in protest against the attempts to dilute article 35-A of Indian constitution which provides special status to Jammu and Kashmir. Protesters from different walks of life inclusing lawyers, journalists, businessmen, doctors and teachers assembled at Paratap Park here in Srinagar. The placards […]

Sohail Mahmood takes charge as Pak HC in New Delhi

Sohail Mahmood takes charge as Pak HC in New Delhi

New Delhi: Pakistan’s High Commissioner-designate Sohail Mahmood has arrived in India. “He has taken charge at the High Commission here. He arrived in Delhi early on Wednesday morning,” an official spokesperson of the High Commission said. Mahmood is likely to present his credentials to President Ram Nath Kovind soon. One of the senior-most officers of […]

Hurriyat condemns NIA ‘harassment’

Hurriyat condemns NIA ‘harassment’

Srinagar: Hurriyat Conference has strongly condemned the “arbitrary and coercive” act of raiding the house of Huriyat leader, Adv Mohamad Shafi Reshi, and some members of business community by the NIA. In a statement in Srinagar, Hurriyat Conference said, “It is folly being played by authorities to harass and scare the resistance leadership from representing […]

Post U-19 snub, BCCI seeks govt nod for Asia Cup involving Pak

Post U-19 snub, BCCI seeks govt nod for Asia Cup involving Pak

New Delhi: The BCCI will seek the government’s clearance to conduct the 2018 Asia Cup, involving Pakistan, in India despite losing the hosting rights of the under-19 continental event due to Pakistan Cricket Board’s objections. “We had written to the government for the U-19 Asia Cup three months ago and we did not get a […]

Lashkar commander Ayub Lelhari killed in Pulwama

Lashkar commander Ayub Lelhari killed in Pulwama

Pulwama: District commander of the Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT), Ayub Lelhari, was killed Wednesday evening in an ambush laid by government forces, here in Banderpora area of Pulwama district. A policeman of the special operations group (SOG) was also injured in gunfire and is being treated at the Air Force base in Koil. Director General of Police […]