India  /  Published 13.09.19

Hostage situation at Jammu home

Suspected militants allegedly took a People’s Democratic Party leader and eight members of his family hostage in Jammu’s Kishtwar district overnight, letting them go 12 hours later after snatching...
By Muzaffar Raina in Srinagar

India  /  Published 12.09.19

Fruitful Kashmir outreach

The governor’s administration on Thursday notched up its first successful outreach in weeks, with dozens of fruit growers turning up at the official launch of a market-intervention price scheme for ...
By Muzaffar Raina in Srinagar

India  /  Published 03.09.19

Maharashtra eyes resort in Srinagar

The BJP-led Maharashtra government has earmarked funds to buy land and set up a resort in Kashmir on a day the Union home ministry sought to calm fears over Tibetisation of the Valley. Maharashtra tou...
By Our Bureau and PTI in Mumbai

India  /  Published 01.09.19

Caged and bearded, Omar has ‘aged’

Omar Abdullah, a prisoner of his own bodyguards, is almost unrecognisable after nearly a month in detention, an official who met the former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister told The Telegraph. “At f...
By Muzaffar Raina in Srinagar

India  /  Published 28.08.19

Third try, this time armed with Supreme Court order

The Supreme Court on Wednesday directed the government to allow CPM general secretary Sitaram Yechury to travel to Jammu and Kashmir, saying a citizen is free to visit any part of the country.Yechury,...
By TT Bureau in New Delhi

India  /  Published 24.08.19

‘Disturb’ tag on Kashmir visit

Jammu and Kashmir government spokesperson Rohit Kansal on Saturday appeared to insinuate that the aborted visit by an Opposition delegation was an attempt to disturb the “gradual restoration of norm...
By TT Bureau in Srinagar/NewDelhi

India  /  Published 11.08.19

BBC stands by coverage, vows to do its job

The “Bharat Broadcasting Corporation” has cleared its name in the subcontinent, thanks to calls for a ban on its operations in India and denials from official quarters.The BBC on Sunday stood by i...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

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 10.08.19

First signs of normal life in Srinagar

The first signs of normality were noticed on Saturday at Srinagar’s city centre and some other localities of Kashmir in around a week as the authorities eased restrictions a little, with dozens of v...
By Muzaffar Raina in Srinagar

India  /  Published 07.08.19

The unspoken question in Srinagar

Muzaffar Raina, The Telegraph’s Srinagar-based journalist who covers Jammu and Kashmir, was unable to file any report since Sunday midnight because the regular communication channels were shut down....
By Muzaffar Raina in Srinagar


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