A Philosophical Portrait of the Stone Pelter

A Philosophical Portrait of the Stone Pelter

By Muzaffar Ali The stone pelter is one of the most condemned characters in the recent history of Kashmir. While the armed militant has once for all been dubbed as a terrorist, the stone pelter’s tragedy sees no end. He is dubbed as a hooligan, a client-separatist, a proxy on payroll and what not. Seldom […]

Make Peace, Make History

Make Peace, Make History

It has been more than a week that guns have roared along the Line of Control (LoC). Intense and heavy shelling, which took exacted a toll in terms of lives lost , compelled people along the LoC (on both sides of the divide) to move to safer places. Fighting along the LoC has now almost […]

HC pulls up district judges for pending jail reports again

HC pulls up district judges for pending jail reports again

Srinagar: The J&K High Court on Friday directed all principal district judges, who have not submitted their jail visit reports so far, to visit the jails and file reports before court within three days. The court also directed Registrar General to seek explanations from district judges about the several pending reports of jails visits across […]

Kashmiris want ceasefire extended, more peace building measures from GoI: PDP

SRINAGAR: Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Fridaypitched for resumption of result-oriented dialogue over Kashmir with all stakeholders and underscored the importance of positive discourse being witnessed across India to take the state out of the sordid conditions. In a statement issued here, PDP general secretary Mansoor Hussain Sohrawardhy hailed the political leadership and India’s civil […]

Unity only weapon for us: Malik

Unity only weapon for us: Malik

SRINAGAR: Chairman Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) Muhammad Yasin Malik on Friday said that unity is the key to our success and only weapon with which we can triumph over falsehood. He said New Delhi has always been using the slogans of development and economic growth to deny Kashmiris the freedom and right to self-determination. […]

If Dulat, Durani can become co-authors what stops Kashmiris to unite, asks Er Rasheed

‘Why politicians, army generals and intelligence chiefs talk peace, resolution only after retiring’ SRINAGAR: Appealing the security and intelligence agencies of India and Pakistan to take notice of the sufferings of Kashmiris and stop “misleading” their respective governments, Awami Itihad Party (AIP) president and MLA Langate Er Rasheed on Friday said the book co-authored by […]

Omar releases Rs 1.3 lakh for Beerwah girl’s family to build house

SRINAGAR: Former Chief Minister and MLA Beerwah Omar Abdullah on Friday released Rs 1.30 lakh in favour of a Beerwah girl’s family for constructing a house. The girl is in news after Army Major Gogoi was apprehended at a Srinagar hotel. “Our local party office bearers have visited Check Kawoosa area of Beerwah. After a […]

Firing along border stops after nine days: Officials

Firing along border stops after nine days: Officials

Jammu: There was a lull in firing along the International Border ton Thursday after nine days of intense shelling by Pakistani troops that left 11 people dead and 60 others injured. The shelling and firing stopped yesterday afternoon along the IB. “There was no firing and shelling from the Pakistan side today. There is a […]