J & K
Kashmir Sikhs urge PM to associate them with all-party Kashmir talks

The Shiromani Akali Dal (Delhi) has urged the Modi government to honourably include Sikh representation in the ongoing all-party talks over the restoration of the democratic process in Jammu and Kashmir.

Targeting minorities and preaching about unity doesn’t go well with BJP

As a symbol of unity in diversity, India has the world’s tallest statue of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel (Height 587 feet/182 meters), who happened to be the first Home Minister of independent India and the statue has been named as the Statue of Unity.

Army's surveillance camera caught Chinese movement at South Bank of Pangong Tso

A high powered surveillance camera installed at South Bank of Pangong Tso helped the Indian Army thwart an aggressive move by the Chinese troops to alter the status quo in the area on the night of August 29 and 30, a senior government official 

Home Ministry orders withdrawal of 100 companies of security forces from J&K

 Around 7,000 personnel were withdrawn from J&K in December 2019 but in July 2020 another 10,000 CAPF personnel were deployed.

Schools likely to reopen in Kashmir from next month

The Department of School Education in Kashmir is considering the need of reopening schools across Kashmir division from next month, probably to compensate the academic loss caused by Corona virus.

At least 12 persons arrested for attending JEM leader funeral of JeM leader Sajjad Nawab Dar

Police have arrested more than a dozen people for joining the funeral of a Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) commander on Thursday in the Sopore area of north Kashmir in violation of government advisories against public gatherings during the Covid-19 outbreak.

Delhi Police registers FIR against Tablighi Jamaat preacher & others under Epidemic Diseases Act

Among the 1746 participants were 216 foreign nationals from eight countries, some of them have also been infected by coronavirus during their stay at the Hazrat Nizamuddin Markaz.

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.