India  /  Published 25.07.22

‘Rs 20 for flag’ video in J&K

She added: “Patriotism comes naturally and can’t be imposed.” Tarigami underlined that the divisional commissioner, Kashmir, P.K. Pole had said the campaign was a voluntary initiativ...
By Muzaffar Raina in Srinagar

India  /  Published 24.07.22

Har Ghar Tiranga ‘tax’ flip-flop

A government order forced schoolchildren in a south Kashmir district to shell out money for the upcoming Har Ghar Tiranga campaign before an outcry led to the directive’s withdrawal. The direct...
By Muzaffar Raina in Srinagar

India  /  Published 29.06.20

Three militants killed in Anantnag

Three unidentified militants were killed in an encounter with the security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Anantnag district on Monday, police said.The security forces launched a cordon and search opera...
By PTI in Srinagar

India  /  Published 07.04.19

Before marital bliss, pass highway test

Getting to his wedding was proving an enormous challenge for Danish Ali on Saturday. On Sunday, bringing his bride home could become another ordeal.The Anantnag resident had already had a harrowing ti...
By Muzaffar Raina in Srinagar

Opinion  /  Published 06.10.19

A state of siege is not conducive to democracy

Elections are considered to be the life line of healthy, vibrant democracies. But polls in Kashmir have, over the years, raised serious questions about this inference. In May this year, when the rest ...
By The Editorial Board


India  /  Published 10.08.19

All-is-well script bungle

National security adviser Ajit Doval has been on a charm offensive in the Valley since the scrapping of Jammu and Kashmir’s special status, his interactions with ordinary people being diligently fil...
By Muzaffar Raina in Srinagar

India  /  Published 03.01.20

Iltija seeks permission to visit grandfather

ltija Mufti, daughter of PDP president Mehbooba Mufti, on Friday wrote a letter to the union territory administration seeking permission to visit the grave of her maternal grandfather and former chief...
By PTI in Srinagar

India  /  Published 23.03.19

Anantnag test for Mehbooba

People’s Democratic Party president Mehbooba Mufti will contest the general election from the volatile Anantnag parliamentary seat, a decision many view as a desperate attempt to revive her party’...
By Muzaffar Raina in Srinagar

India  /  Published 26.04.19

Anantnag: Burhan Wani shadow on Mehbooba seat

The Anantnag parliamentary seat in the Valley recorded its lowest turnout in decades on Tuesday but the reason may have its roots in a brief gunfight three years ago.That July 8, 2016, encounter in Ba...
By Muzaffar Raina in Bamdoora (Anantnag)

India  /  Published 13.06.19

5 jawans killed in front of Kashmir school

Five CRPF personnel were killed and four others, including a police officer and a girl, were injured in a bullet blitzkrieg by motorcycle-borne militants on a busy road in front of a school in south K...
By Muzaffar Raina in Srinagar


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