India  /  Published 11.08.19

Restrictions reimposed in parts of Kashmir

The authorities re-imposed curfew-like restrictions in parts of the Kashmir Valley on Sunday afternoon. The question now is whether the curbs would be eased for Monday’s Bakr Id.Some signs of normal...
By Muzaffar Raina in Srinagar

India  /  Published 09.08.19

Yechury, Raja turned back

CPM and CPI general secretaries Sitaram Yechury and D. Raja were detained in a Srinagar airport room and forced to return on Friday after the authorities refused to even allow them access to the city ...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 27.07.19

Troops for terror fight, law & order

The 10,000 additional central paramilitary troops ordered deployed to Jammu and Kashmir are being flown in from various parts of the country, a Union home ministry official said.The CRPF will send 50 ...
By Muzaffar Raina in Srinagar

India  /  Published 25.07.19

Free after 23 years, at an unfamiliar home

Latif Ahmad Waja is back home, acquitted after 23 long years in prison in a terror case, but his mood is funereal amid the celebrations around him.“Most of the faces I grew up with are not around. M...
By Muzaffar Raina in Srinagar

Opinion  /  Published 03.09.19

Kashmir lockdown: It’s been a month

Human beings probably best reveal themselves in how they regard fellow humans. In pronouncing upon the other, by word or by deed, they often pronounce upon themselves. A fortnight before I watched the...
By Sankarshan Thakur


India  /  Published 24.08.19

Srinagar youth resist forces' entry into neighbourhood

It’s 8 in the morning, time for Ahmad, 19, and dozens of his peers in Srinagar’s Habak Shanpora suburb to go to bed.They are the young men who, when others sleep at night, patrol the alleys of thi...
By Muzaffar Raina in Srinagar

India  /  Published 22.08.19

As fear grips Kashmir, newspapers turn voice of government

The clampdown has forced the Valley’s newspapers to fall in line, their pages resembling government bulletins, reflecting the fear that has gripped the region.The official versions of events receive...
By Muzaffar Raina in Srinagar

India  /  Published 21.10.19

Collective sobs that alarmed troops

Four days after the Narendra Modi government imposed a blanket “curfew” throughout Kashmir followed by the announcement of the abrogation of key provisions of Article 370, an imam in one of the ol...
By Murtaza Shibli

India  /  Published 21.10.19

Pak camps smashed: Rawat

The Indian Army on Sunday said it had destroyed with artillery attacks at least three “terror camps” inside Pakistan-occupied Kashmir and killed nearly 20 people across the Line of Control.The fus...
By Imran Ahmed Siddiqui in Srinagar

India  /  Published 17.10.19

Stamp of silence in Srinagar

Over a dozen women, most of them grannies and all from prominent backgrounds, were released from Srinagar’s central jail on Wednesday.Their reluctance to speak after spending 30 hours in the Valley...
By Muzaffar Raina in Srinagar


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