India  /  Published 11.08.19

Markets, banks and ATMs open in Srinagar: Officials

Government officials on Sunday said banks and ATMs remained open on Sunday and that six mandis (wholesale markets) and markets had been established in Srinagar city, with 2.5 lakh sheep made available...
By PTI in Srinagar

India  /  Published 11.08.19

In Agra jail, government hides separatists

The 69 alleged separatists shifted from Kashmir to Uttar Pradesh jails last week have been lodged in separate barracks, not because they pose or face any physical threat but because the Centre doesn‚Ä...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

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 ‚Äúcurfew‚ÄĚ 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


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