Sonia seeks vote for Congress to ‘defeat communal elements’

Assures Dev Councils for Pir Panchal, Chenab Valley; Slams Modi Govt for forgetting flood victims


Bandipora, Nov 21: Congress chairperson Sonia Gandhi Friday urged people of J&K to “save the secular and united cultural ethos” of the State and “vote for Congress to defeat the communal elements who are out to dilute its social and cultural identity.”Sonia, who was addressing an election More

NC was slow in executing UPA projects: Sonia


Ramban, Nov 21: Congress chairperson Sonia Gandhi Friday slammed the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for “dividing people in the name of region and religion and making false assurances on rehabilitation of flood affected people.”Addressing a public gathering at Chanderkote Ramban, Sonia said the More

Congress will form next government in JK: Azad


Bandipora, Nov 21: Former J&K Chief Minister and Leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha Ghulam Nabi Azad Friday said Congress will form the next government in the State. “All other political parties are befooling people with false slogans,” he said, addressing a rally here.He said “some More

One man ruling India: Soz on Modi


Bandipora, Nov 21: J&K Congress chief Prof Saifuddin Soz Friday said India is in a “crisis” after the right-wing Rashtriya Savek Sangh (RSS) “elevated a Pracharak to the chair of Prime Minster.”Addressing an election rally in Bandipora district of north Kashmir, Soz said the Government at More

BJP to rename JK as ‘Jammu, Kashmir & Ladakh’

In poll manifesto, party assures to ‘give complete identity to state’


Jammu, Nov 21: Apart from promising to initiate steps for abrogation of Article 370, the Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP) has, in its poll manifesto, also assured to “give a complete identity” to Jammu and Kashmir by renaming it as ‘Jammu-Kashmir & Ladakh’ on priority.A senior party leader said More

No BJP candidate in Sopore


Srinagar, Nov 21: The Bharatiya Janata Party has not fielded any candidate from Sopore constituency in north Kashmir for the upcoming assembly elections.24 candidates have filed their nominations from Sopore till Friday—the last day of filing of nominations for the constituency. These, among More

Won’t allow divisive forces to succeed: Mufti Sayeed

‘Time to address trust deficit between Srinagar and New Delhi’

Srinagar, Nov 21: Cautioning against any political misadventure in Jammu and Kashmir, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Patron Mufti Muhammad Sayeed Friday said the “retrograde rhetoric being introduced in the State by divisive forces is fraught with dangerous consequences as it would deepen the trust More

  • Briefs

Balhama family appeals DGP, IGP

Srinagar, Nov 21: A family from Balhama Panthachowk here Wednesday appealed Director General of Police (DGP) to provide them security as a retired police official was harassing them in bid to ‘extort money More

  • National

Obama to be chief guest on R-day


New Delhi, Nov 21: Prime Minister NarendraModi has invited US President Barack Obama to be the Chief Guest at the Republic Day 2015, an invitation which is understood to have been accepted by the American More

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  • Opinion

Today is Tomorrow

Our choice today will determine our politics tomorrow; but are we making any!



If Kashmir can live-with Congress why not with BJP, is nothing else but a sick logic. Argumentation is the nature of man. Thus the severity of self-interest is quite capable of manufacturing as severe More

  • GK Magazine

Today is Tomorrow

Our choices today will determine our politics tomorrow; but are we making any choices!



“And in today already walks tomorrow.” says Coleridge. How does this tomorrow look like, if we can sneak into this today. It is good to live by hope, but it is equally bad to ignore what is happening in More

  • Editorial

Faith-based academics

For the sake of credible scholarship a rational academic discourse must prevail

Serious concerns are being voiced by academics and historians throughout the country for what are being viewed as clear attempts to introduce a particular faith's view of history, science and political More

  • Business

In golden-brown autumn, farmers recap losses to farm sector


Kakapora (Pulwama), Nov 21: The busy golden-brown autumn, the king of Kashmir’s seasons, has turned into a nightmare for the farmers in this South Kashmir village. The grief stricken farmers are consoling More

  • Sports

DGP throws open 60th National School Games

Jammu, Nov 21: Director General of Police, K. Rajendra today declared open the 60th National School Games (NSG) in the sports discipline of Badminton, an official spokesman said.As per the spokesman, the More

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  • Kashmir

Militants killed in Tral identified

2 belonged to Pulwama,1 to Rajouri


Srinagar, Nov 21: Police Friday said the three militants killed in an encounter at Aab-Ghar Tral in District Pulwama last evening have been identified.The slain militants have been identified as Sheeraz More

  • Srinagar City

Private schools continue to flout Govt orders

DPS announces December exam date-sheet; Director Education constitutes committee


Srinagar, Nov 21: Notwithstanding the Cabinet orders and the directives of Director School Education Kashmir (DSEK) on schooling past devastative floods, some private schools in the City are still allegedly More

  • Jammu

Omar in Banihal, says 'BJP, PDP deceitful, opportunistic'

Banihal, Nov 21: Working President, National Conference and Chief Minister, Omar Abdullah Friday castigated PDP for its deceitful politics and opportunist tactics to mislead people to grab power in the More

  • South Asia

Pak lodges protest with India

Soldier's death at LoC


Islamabad, Nov 21: Pakistan today lodged a protest with India over alleged ceasefire violation in Pandu Sector along the LoC that killed a soldier and asked India to restrain its security forces on the More

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