India  /  Published 29.11.19

Secret of outreach ‘crowd’

Lieutenant governor Girish Chandra Murmu’s first public meeting in Kashmir on Friday saw a few ordinary civilians and more government officials, betraying public apathy towards the government even m...
By Muzaffar Raina in Srinagar

India  /  Published 23.12.18

Mehbooba’s party hit by desertions

Mehbooba Mufti first lost her chief minister’s chair, now she is struggling to keep her flock together.Senior leaders are deserting her People’s Democratic Party in quick succession, considerably ...
By Muzaffar Raina in Srinagar

India  /  Published 27.11.19

Fear of PSA keeps Valley leaders in chains

Nearly four months in jail have left around three dozen members of the once powerful political elite of Kashmir outraged and restless but the fear of being booked under the draconian Public Safety Act...
By Muzaffar Raina in Srinagar

Business  /  Published 27.11.19

Finance Commission gets extension

The Union cabinet on Wednesday extended the tenure of the 15th Finance Commission by a year to October 30, 2020. The term of the commission, which decides on the division of tax and other resources be...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 26.11.19

UNSC reform process like a Greek tragedy: India

Likening the unending UN Security Council reform process to a Greek tragedy enacted every year, India has asserted that an 'obsolescent' global governance structure cannot be fit for the purpose to ad...
By PTI in United Nations


India  /  Published 24.11.19

Yashwant Sinha-led group not allowed to go outside Srinagar

For the second consecutive day on Sunday, a five-member civil society delegation, led by former Union minister Yashwant Sinha, was not allowed to move outside Srinagar by police.'We are not allowed to...
By PTI in Srinagar

India  /  Published 18.12.18

Pheran gives a dressing-down

Either the administration had too much faith in the purported ploy of the Mughals to disarm Kashmiris, or the bureaucracy did not mine the rage boiling beneath the comforting pheran.The Jammu and Kash...
By Muzaffar Raina in Srinagar

India  /  Published 17.12.18

Security forces foil separatist march in Valley

Security forces on Monday foiled separatist attempts to march towards the army’s Valley headquarters here by clamping curfew-like restrictions in parts of Kashmir and arresting the leaders who had c...
By Our Special Correspondent in Srinagar

India  /  Published 20.11.19

No heating, light: Families

Families of mainstream Kashmiri politicians who have been in custody for over three months said on Wednesday that the MLA Hostel in Srinagar, where the detainees were moved on Sunday, lacks basic amen...
By PTI in Srinagar

India  /  Published 19.11.19

Slap, kick and rats

Murtaza Shibli, a British Kashmiri author and journalist who lives between Srinagar, Lahore and London, reports on the life in incarceration of several politicians in Kashmir since the August 5 clampd...
By Murtaza Shibli


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