Rafale deal still open to debate

Srinagar, Feb. 16 -- Recent revelations about the Rafale deal have all focused on one central question: Was the contract for 36 aircraft secured by the NDA government on better terms than the older UP... Read More

Attacks on Kashmiris: Lal Chowk traders to shut businesses after 3 pm

Srinagar, Feb. 16 -- The Lalchowk traders have decided to shut businesses after 3 pm on Saturday to protest attacks on Kashmiri in Jammu and other parts of country. Terming the rioting and arson in J... Read More

JK police in touch with Dehradun admin over safety of Kashmiri students: Police

Srinagar, Feb. 16 -- The Jammu and Kashmir police today said that they are in constant touch with Dehradun police regarding the safety of Kashmiri students. Police in a statement issued said, "This r... Read More

Major killed in IED blast near LoC

Srinagar, Feb. 16 -- An army officer was Saturday killed after an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) went off on Line of Control in Nowshera sector of Rajouri district. The explosion took place at Lam... Read More

Omar, Mehbooba call for safety of Kashmiris

Srinagar, Feb. 15 -- Condemning the attacks on Muslims in Jammu, former chief minister Jammu and Kashmir Omar Abdullah on Friday said the reports of violence and arson in Jammu were deeply worrying. ... Read More

Media blitz calls for payback, masks voices calling for peace

Srinagar, Feb. 15 -- The suicide bombing attack that claimed the lives of 49 CRPF men in south Kashmir has evoked completely opposite reactions on social media in Kashmir and other states of India. O... Read More

Don't use Pulwama attack as an excuse to harm Jammu Muslims: Rasheed

Srinagar, Feb. 15 -- Expressing anger and anguish over hooliganism by miscreants of various right-wing organizations at various places in Jammu city, AIP President Er Rasheed has urged law enforcing a... Read More

The last total revolution turns 40

Srinagar, Feb. 14 -- I can close my eyes and hear the chants: "Marg bar fascism! Marg bar fascism!" It was a fine summer day in July 1979. I was a graduate student at the Department of Sociology at th... Read More

Lynchings becoming substitute riots

Srinagar, Feb. 14 -- Indeed, lynching has replaced the age-old communal riot as a means of polarization. Lynching comes without the burden of guilt that used to accompany riots. It is more effective, ... Read More

Promising Earth to the Poor: Who Will Foot the Bill?

Srinagar, Feb. 14 -- The approach of the next general election has reminded political leaders of the existence of the poor in India. This has set off a rash of competing promises to the electorate. O... Read More