Delhi needs to clear ambiguity

Delhi needs to clear ambiguity

The Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh while winding up his Kashmir visit said that New Delhi is ready to talk to “right-minded” people and it’s not necessary that they should be “like-minded.” Without explaining the contours of the talks process he has hinted that New Delhi is ready to talk to anyone. Rajnath’s statement seems […]

Expired drugs in hospitals

Expired drugs in hospitals

The recent revelation about expired drugs being sold at SMHS hospital in Srinagar has once again sent the alarm bells ringing. It’s unfortunate that authorities have taken people for granted and have started believing that any medicine can be sold at the drug counters of the hospital. The person who detected that an expired medicine […]

Delhi has to take a call

Delhi has to take a call

A crucial security report terming the Ramadan ceasefire in Jammu and Kashmir as a “success” could pave the way for Government of India to keep the operations against militants suspended for some more time. Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh, who is scheduled to visit the state in coming days, has to reportedly take a call […]

Pakistan says no to war

Pakistan says no to war

The Pakistan army stating that it is not interested in fighting a war with India could pave the way for both the countries making a new beginning. Maj Gen Asif Ghafoor, the Director General of Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) – the media wing of the Pakistan army said, “Our defence, our desire for peace, should […]

Ray of hope fading away

Ray of hope fading away

Just one week after DGMOs of India and Pakistan decided to implement 2003 ceasefire agreement in letter and spirit, armies of both the countries exchanged the fire yet again in Jammu sector on Sunday. Two soldiers of the Border Security Force were killed in the cross border firing. The BSF claimed that Pakistan army violated […]

Stop killings

Stop killings

A forces vehicle mowing down a youth at Nowhata in Srinagar’s old city after Friday prayers last week has triggered outrage across Kashmir. The incident happened despite Police working out a “truce plan” to ensure that Friday prayers are offered without any disturbance. After the youth was crushed to death by the forces vehicle in […]

Men need to introspect

Men need to introspect

A new chronicle about atrocities on women released by the Crime Branch of Jammu and Kashmir Police has made the startling revelations. The crimes against women instead of showing decline are increasing with each passing day. It’s strange that despite women standing out in all the fields and shouldering equal responsibilities along with men are […]

BJP has new brand ambassador

BJP has new brand ambassador

Bharatiya Janata President Party Amit Shah has reportedly given a free hand to the ousted party minister Chaudary Lal Singh to carry on with his activities. Since the day Singh has been sacked from the council of ministers in Jammu and Kashmir he has been out on the streets to seek CBI probe into the […]

Ball in New Delhi’s court

Ball in New Delhi’s court

Kashmir’s Joint Resistance Leadership comprising of Syed Ali Shah Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Mohammad Yasin Malik have put the ball in New Delhi’s court by announcing that they are ready for talks but Delhi should first explain the contours of the parleys. The JRL by not rejecting the talks offer has silenced the critics […]

Politics about talks

Politics about talks

During the past few days the top leaders in New Delhi seem to have softened their stand vis-à-vis holding talks with Pakistan. The beginning was made by the Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh, who announced that Government of India is ready to talk to Hurriyat leaders in Kashmir and Pakistan separately. External Affairs Minister Sushma […]