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  • Social networking sites suspended in Kashmir

    Srinagar: In view of the recent state government ban ordering suspension of scores of social networking sites and instant messaging services, netizens here are busy searching and downloading alternative social networking sites and applications....

  • Withdraw army to stop excesses in Kashmir; RSS's concern for Muslim Women

    For several minutes at a stretch I continued gazing at that photograph of Farooq Ahmad Dar tied to a military jeep, driven in that tied condition the entire day, across the various villages in the Kashmir Valley. It gets difficult to describe t...

  • Who gains most by Ayodhya-Drama?

    Once again, an attempt is being made to revive the Ayodhya-dispute, in a bid to gain political mileage out of it. Except for making substantial political noise, over what seems a futile exercise to gain a little publicity...

  • After a week's closure, colleges to reopen in Kashmir

    Terming the use of force against students and crackdown on Kashmir colleges as 'worst form of state terrorism,' the joint separatist leadership Syed Ali Shah Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar...

  • Kashmir: In the battle of egos, when will the shriek of pellets and stones be heard?

    Kashmir, the heaven on earth, has lost its mesmerising charm. Though Kashmir has been boiling since 1989, the last two years have witnessed rising insecurity in the minds and hearts of Kashmiri students who are taking part in the current protes...

  • Study warns against militarisation of Amarnath Yatra

    De-militarize the annual Amarnath Yatra and restrict it to its traditional 15 days, emphasized a 208-page report released by Jammu and Kashmir Coalition of Civil Society (JKCCS)

  • Bullets only way to deal with protesting Kashmir: BJP minister

    Srinagar April 20, 2017: Reacting to the assertions as “Bullets only way to deal with protestors” made by BJP Minister Chandra Prakash Ganga, the J&K Pradesh Congress Committee (JKPCC) Spokesperson described the assertions by th...

  • Maulana Azad University gets INTACH award for preserving natural rock formation

    Maulana Azad National Urdu University has been awarded for creating usable space without disturbing the natural settings within its campus. The areas around some of the rocks and rock formations on the campus have been landscaped and provided w...

  • Outrage against Army behaviour in Kashmir

    Srinagar: The international human rights watchdog Amnesty International India on April 15 said that the two recent videos (on social networking sites) from Jammu and Kashmir appearing to show the use of torture and excessive force by security f...

  • Rohingya refugees attacked, shacks burnt in Jammu

    Strongly condemning the torching of seven shacks of Rohingya Muslims by certain communal elements in Bhagwati Nagar in Jammu, the High Court Bar Association here on Saturday described it as distressing and horrifying crime.

  • Situation worsens in Kashmir, youth killed

    Srinagar: A youth was killed after security forces allegedly opened fire in Batmaloo in Srinagar on the evening of April 15. The youth, identified as Sajad Hussain Sheikh of Chandoosa Baramulla in north Kashmir (presently living in Batamalo), w...

  • Scanty voter turnout in Kashmir Valley

    Srinagar: Amidst tight security arrangements, re-poll at 38 polling stations in five assembly segments of Budgam district in central Kashmir was held here on Thursday, 13 April. The five segments in Budgam district were part of Srinagar Parliam...

  • Jamaat-e-Islami, SDPI visit Pehlu Khan’s village in Mewat; assure help to Cow lynching victims of Alwar

    Our sole means of livelihood is selling milk. We went to the cattle market in Jaipur with my father Pehlu Khan to purchase buffaloes. Since buffaloes were costlier than cows, we purchased cows.

  • U.P. Police thrashes Muslims for catching fishes in Ballia

    मछली मारने के नाम मुस्लिम युवकों को बलिया पुलिस ने पीटा - रिहाई मंच रिहाई मंच ने पीड़ितों से की मुलाकात, कराया मेडिकल पीड़ित कम्पलेन करने से डर रहे हैं, फर्जी मामले में फंसा सकती है पुलिस नोट- रिहाई मंच ने पीड़ितों का ...

  • Rebuttal to New Indian Express's baseless report "Caliphate Radicalisation Rising In India"

    An article was published on the 9th April 2017 by the New Indian Express Newspaper, written by one Rakesh K Singh with a headling "Caliphate Radicalisation Rising In India". The article talked about the issue of radicalisation...

  • Fact-finding report on "Cow protection" lynching of Pehlu Khan in Alwar

    Here is a fact-finding report released by Prof. V.K. Tripathi on 11 April, 2017: Behror (Alwar) 'Cow protection' Killing: A Grave Challenge

  • Kashmiri Muslims Need Help Not Bullets!

    Let us accept it, Kashmiri Muslims are caught in a helpless situation, fearing bullets of militants and security forces.

  • Threats to kill Rohingyas in Jammu — what about West Pakistan refugees asks Kashmir Inc

    Terming the statement 'irresponsible and divisive' Kashmir Chamber of Commerce & Industry (Inc) has warned that same could be applicable to the West Pakistan refugees as well.

  • Babri Masjid Ramjanmbhoomi Dispute: Need for Justice

    After the long wait, the Supreme Court Chief Justice J.S. Khehar opined that the long pending dispute of Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid should be settled out of court (March 2017). He even offered to himself mediate in the matter. Uniformly ...

  • Floods disrupt life in Kashmir Valley

    The water level in river Jhelum in this summer capital city has touched the 'flood declaration mark' and is approaching towards the 'danger level'. The situation is, however, expected to improve by Friday.