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Modi to witness BJP’s moment, Mufti’s swearing in ceremony in Jammu on Sunday

With a bear hug a deal of historic importance has been sealed. Patron of the Peoples Democratic Party Mufti Mohammad Sayeed was greeted with a hug by prime minister Narendra Modi on Friday morning

Centre puts pressure on Mufti, Masarat Alam arrested

Under pressure from the Centre, Jammu and Kashmir separatist leader Masarat Alam was arrested, despite his denial of having allegedly waved Pakistani flag to greet Hurriyat hardliner Syed Ali Shah

Landslides halt progress of Amarnath pilgrims

Nearly 2,500 Amarnath pilgrims were stranded as Jammu-Kashmir national highway got blocked by landslides at Gangroo near Ramsu on Friday morning. “The road has got closed near

Meanwhile, in Kashmir it’s food (in)security

In recent days, Kashmir has been seething with anger. Far from greeting the National Food Security Act (NFSA), 2013 – to be implemented in the border state from April 1 – as a safety ne

Sri M’s NGO to teach slum children

 Manav Ekta Mission, an NGO founded by spiritual guru Sri M that recently concluded a cross country peace march, has decided to take care of the education of construction workers’ childr

How consumer friendly our states are

Democracy is defined as “government of the people, by the people and for the people”. Our well established system of elections satisfies to a great extent the definition “of and b

Why Kashmir is angry again

When a small team of the Special Operations Group of the J&K police and troops of 19 Rashtriya Rifles (RR) was pumping the last bullet into Burhan Muzaffar Wani in his hideout at Bumdoora vil

Srinagar in pictures: Another day in paradise

Hoping that the cycle of violence in Kashmir would end soon, a lone boatman waits for tourists in Srinagar’s Dal Lake

‘Stone-pelters’ linked to Kashmir floods

 The five-month long unrest in Kashmir, which saw a ding-dong battle between the stone pelting mobs comprising young agitators and the pellet gun holding security forces after the death of a l

Death unites three terrorism warriors

Three men who have played a key role in India’s fight against terrorism have passed away, one after the other, in the last one-and-a-half months. They are Girish Chandra Saxena, an IPS office

Why #NotInMyName can’t be in my name

 It was big. It was energetic. It was emotional and soul awakening. It was the need of the hour. Its message was loud and clear. But #NotInMyName cannot be in my name. The #NotInMyNa

Terror funding through cross LoC trade in Valley unearthed

Much before the National Investigating Agency (NIA) had arrested seven Hurriyat leaders on Sunday in connection with the funding of terror activities in Kashmir, the agency had unearthed a racket i

Jaipur airport rated as best airport in survey

 The Jaipur airport has been rated as the best airport in the category of 2-5 million passengers in ACI-ASQ (airports council international-airport service quality) survey at a function held i

The shell of stories once told

A businessman recently announced that he would open a cinema hall in Srinagar. The  Guardian newspaper of the UK reported it. The event made news because, since the rise of militancy in Kashmi

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