Geelani testing our patience: Mirwaiz

‘His allegations have gone too far this time; Kashmir struggle is people’s movement, nobody is its godfather’


Srinagar, Apr 19: Chairman of Hurriyat Conference (M), Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, Saturday accused Hurriyat Conference (G) Chairman, Syed Ali Geelani, of maligning the Kashmir movement, stating that the aged separatist leader was testing their patience by making allegations. Without naming anyone, Geelani More

‘Let people decide who is right and who is wrong’


Srinagar, Apr 19: Hurriyat Conference (G) on Saturday said it won’t react to the statement of Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, saying its Chairman Syed Ali Shah Geelani had not named anyone while disclosing that a ‘pro-freedom organization’ was in league with BJP’s Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi.

Omar asks Geelani to identify emissaries


Srinagar, Apr 19: Amidst a controversy over Syed Ali Shah Geelani's claim that Narendra Modi had sent emissaries to meet him, Chief Minister Omar Abdullah today questioned the secrecy behind the move and asked the hardline separatist leader to identify the pointmen to establish who was "lying".

Modi didn’t send any messenger: BJP


New Delhi, Apr 19:  BJP today demanded an apology from Kashmiri separatist leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani for his claims that Narendra Modi had sent emissaries to meet him on the Kashmir issue.Rejecting Geelani's claims as "baseless and mischievous", BJP spokesperson Ravi Shankar Prasad said no More

Burzahama artifacts adorn museums in Kolkata, Delhi, Bangalore

These objects are only evidence to the claim that Kashmir has been human habitat for more than 5000 years

Sunday Special


Srinagar, Apr 19: The stone-age artifacts and skeletons discovered in Srinagar’s Burzahama area in 1963 are still lying in different archeological museums across India for past more than four decades as the State authorities have failed to bring these precious pieces back all these years.The artifacts More

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Fanaticism in politics: Rather

Chadoora (Budgam) Apr 19: Cautioning that growing fanatic tendency in politics of the country has endangered glorious traditions of communal harmony and coexistence, senior NC leader and the Minister for More

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Kashmir problem could be solved only when Modi becomes PM: Gadkari

'Article 370 part of BJP agenda not NDA's'


Patna, Apr 19: Amidst controversy over the BJP raking up Article 370 during the Lok Sabha polls, its former President Nitin Gadkari today clarified that it was an old issue for the party that was included More

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PDP files police complaint against Farooq Abdullah over 'threat remarks'

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Lastupdate at : Sun, 20 Apr 2014 10:14:29 IST

Srinagar, Apr 20: The opposition Peoples Democratic Party has filed a police complaint against the National Conference president Dr Farooq Abdullah over his alleged threat remarks against the PDP leaders More

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Return Tosa Maidan to J&K

It is no less than the arrogance of brute power and an example of settler mentality



The Indian Army’s Tosa Maidan lease expired on the 18th of this month after 50 years. But the army continues to hold on to the 3000 kanals of land in flagrant violation of legal, moral and democratic norms More

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Modi, Kashmir and the Firangi Mahal

India’s Muslims are clear about one thing: they don’t want to see Modi’s Hindutva chariot making it to Delhi. Where do Kashmiri Muslims stand?

Dateline Srinagar


India’s Muslims have a much longer and different history than those in Kashmir. The curious question why Indian and Kashmiri Muslims don’t share a common political world view is often raised. That answer More

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Country’s largest lender goes stingy in Kashmir

SBI mops up ` 9,500 cr, lends ` 2,600 cr in JK


Srinagar, Apr 16: Contrary to central bank instructions on credit-deposit ratio, country’s largest lender, State Bank of India, is stingy in lending in Jammu and Kashmir while it mops up heavy deposits More

  • Sports

All-round RCB swipe aside Mumbai Indians

Indian Premier League

Abu Dhabi, Apr 19: Mumbai Indians slumped to their second defeat in as many matches against Royal Challengers Bangalore, who have now won two out of two. The defending champions struggled at the start More

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No letup in downpour, snowfall in upper reaches

Weather likely to improve today: Met Office


Srinagar, Apr 19: Incessant rains continued to drench Kashmir on Saturday, dipping the temperature further as the ski resort of Gulmarg and other upper reaches witnessed fresh snowfall. The local meteorological More

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In Srinagar rally, Dr Abdullah takes dig at Mehbooba

‘She shrugged off responsibility to speak for Kashmir in Parliament’


Srinagar, Apr 19: Senior National Conference(NC) leader and party’s candidate for Srinagar Parliamentary seat, Dr Farooq Abdullah on Saturday took dig at rival Peoples Democratic Party(PDP) President Mehbooba More

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8 die in Chinab Valley accidents

Doda/Kishtwar, Apr 19: As the state government functionaries remain busy in election mode, incessant rains and landslides have wreck havoc across Chenab Valley area causing immense damage to life and property More

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Senior Pakistani journalist Hamid Mir shot at in Karachi


Karachi, Apr 19: Senior Pakistani TV journalist Hamid Mir, who faced threats from multiple quarters here including the Taliban, was today shot at in Karachi by four unidentified gunmen near a bridge on More

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Pressure sensors to help prevent pain for amputees

London, Apr 19: Researchers have developed a new type of pressure sensor - dubbed a "second skin" - which they say could prevent dangerous sores.The technology is being developed initially for amputees More

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