J & K
Country to have two more UTs bifurcating bifurcating J&K at mid-night

The day will be marked by G C Murmu, a former bureaucrat from PM Modi’s home state of Gujarat, being sworn in as the first lieutenant governor of the union territory of Jammu and Kashmir.

Modi third time decides to celebrate Diwali with army personnel at LoC

Modi’s choice of destination to celebrate Diwali, a national festival of lightening and wealth (Laxmi)  with Army personnel not only gives them moral boost but develops PM’s  warm relationship with  the forces, as he appears to be taking extra care of them.

After 72 days,post-paid mobile phone services restored in Valley

 Mobile phone services were restored in Kashmir on Monday at noon, connecting nearly 4 million post-paid subscribers to their families and friends in the country, the Valley and their neighbourhoods after 72 days, however without any internet facilities says

Three IAS officer resigned for stripping human rights in J&K

Three Indian Administrative Services (IAS) officers, attending to their conscience call, have resigned from services, over curtailing of freedom of people of in Jammu and Kashmir (J&K), after the abrogation of Article 370.

Farooq Abdullah arrested under PSA, can stay in jail without trail for two years

Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Farooq Abdullah has now been detained under the stringent Public Safety Act (PSA), which enables authorities to detain any individual for two years without trial, sources said on Monday.

Forced Kashmiris' subjugation aims to divide India to strengthen Hindutva forces: Sikh Intelligensia

With various Sikh organisations and farmers’ bodies coming in open opposition to callous and motivated demotion of Jammu and Kashmir status has testified that Punjab which too underwent similar type of state repression in recent past overwhelmingly stood for the subjugated people. 

What do peace and development mean in and outside Kashmir?

As the debates about religion and region get shriller, I am reminded of my identity — a Muslim from Kashmir — at each moment when I think of using Article 19 of the Constitution of India, or merely when telling someone my name.

Why BJP politicians joke on Kashmiri girls?

While large numbers of Kashmiris continue to suffer the inconvenience of a communications blackout amid an uneasy calm, some leaders have interpreted the historic move of the scrapping of Article 370 with what can only be described as an (alarmingly) unique perspective.

Information blackout sets in motion grave violations of rights of people

In the aftermath of the First World War, sociologist Max Weber told his students that not everyone realises the demanding nature of producing good journalism and that a journalist’s actual responsibility is far greater than that of a scholar’s. 

Modi never asked for mediation on Kashmir to Trump: External Affairs Minister

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar said on Tuesday that no request was made by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to US President Donald Trump regarding any mediation in Kashmir.

CRPF jawans risk life to save teen from drowning in Kashmir

Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) troopers have won the internet again. In an exemplary display of courage, a CRPF officer risked his life to save a 14-year-old girl from drowning on July 15. The incident took place in Baramulla district of Jammu and Kashmir.

CRPF jawans risk life to save teen from drowning in Kashmir

Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) troopers have won the internet again. In an exemplary display of courage, a CRPF officer risked his life to save a 14-year-old girl from drowning on July 15. The incident took place in Baramulla district of Jammu and Kashmir.

Amarnath Yatra breaks record, over 4K set out for sacred cave

So far, 18 pilgrims have died during the Yatra. While 17 of them died of natural causes one was drowned yesterday in Lidder river of Pahalgam area. The body of the frisbee pilgrim has been recovered according to the officials of the SASB.

Piercing jewellry: a new fade among younger generation

This micro blog on piercing makes an  interesting study. Now a days, piercing naval, ears at many points and nostrils at more than two points, has become a fashion.

JK first state to have explicit law banning ‘sextortion’

Demand for sexual favours would also constitute misconduct by those in authority.