Army asked to leave function at Bandipora college after student protests

Army asked to leave function at Bandipora college after student protests

SRINAGAR: Officials of army’s 27 Rashtriya Rifles were Tuesday asked to leave a function at Government Degree College Bandipora after student protests erupted over their presence. The army, as per college insiders, was even asked to take along batteries and computers it had brought to present to the college. In a video widely shared on […]

Pakistan frustrated, complete peace in valley: Governor

Pakistan frustrated, complete peace in valley: Governor

JAMMU: Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik on Saturday said that Indian forces were giving befitting response to Pakistan which was “frustrated” at its inability to push “infiltrators” into Kashmir. “Our forces are responding appropriately to any provocation but the news does not come here. Pakistan is frustrated because it is not able to […]

Mr. IAS, What Next?

Mr. IAS, What Next?

Ishaq Begh Till 2010, Shah Faesal was not a well known figure in Kashmir but after cracking the India’s top most civil service examination held under UPSC (IAS) that too with a top position rendered him to be a reputable figure in Kashmir as well as in India. India tried to harvest a huge crop […]

The Perilous Quandary of Kashmiri Students Outside Kashmir

The Perilous Quandary of Kashmiri Students Outside Kashmir

By SAYAR AHMAD MIR Yet again, Kashmiri students are assaulted inside the premises of a college in Mohali, Punjab by unknown people with pointed edge weapons. As per reports, three Kashmiri students were thrashed who suffered several injuries and one of them was even hospitalized. Few of the students who were assaulted have been identified […]

IUST postpones exams, suspends classwork on Thursday

IUST postpones exams, suspends classwork on Thursday

SRINAGAR: All exams scheduled for Thursday at Islamic University of Science and Technology (IUST), Awantipora have been postponed. New dates will be issued later, an official spokesperson said. It said class work shall also remain suspended.

Engineering student Abid’s plunge into militancy had shocked his village

Engineering student Abid’s plunge into militancy had shocked his village

SHOPIAN: At a time when militant outfit Hizbul Mujahideen was struggling for new recruits, Abid Nazir Chopan, an engineering student on vacation to home, had shocked his family and the entire village of Padderpora by joining militant ranks. This came a few days after Hizbul Mujahideen lost 11 men, including top strategist, in a gunfight […]

‘No solution to Kashmir issue, India-Pakistan relations accident prone’

‘No solution to Kashmir issue, India-Pakistan relations accident prone’

NEW DELHI: India-Pakistan relations are “chronically accident-prone”, says former External Affairs Minister K Natwar Singh, who feels that the future lies in the past as the two countries carry too much baggage. He says Pakistan’s one-point programme is Kashmir but there is “Kashmir fatigue” in the world. Singh, 87, also says that India made a […]

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