Old city loses sheen

Old city which was considered to be the business hub of Srinagar has lost its sheen due to the frequent restrictions and curbs which are imposed every now and then. Traders, who could afford, have shifted their base from the old city. The businessmen who have no other option are fighting against all the odds […]

No politics, only development

Prime Minister Narendra Modi winded up his 14-hour whirlwind tour of Ladakh, Kashmir and Jammu with a promise that he would turn Jammu and Kashmir into a model state. He inaugurated a few completed projects and laid a foundation stone of the other works. His message to Kashmiri youth was clear that they should shun […]

Allies fighting cold war?

The new Deputy Chief Minister Kavinder Gupta has tried to stir the hornet’s nest once again by stating that his party won’t tolerate the “unilateral decisions of a particular person” and won’t repeat the mistakes which were committed by the former ministers. Gupta has made it clear that BJP is not a junior partner in […]

Apex Court’s ruling sets records straight

Supreme Court’s refusal to change the investigating agency in Kathua rape and murder case has come as a shot in the arm for the Jammu and Kashmir government. Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti had remained firm on her stand and had refused to hand over the Kathua case to CBI for the probe. Despite Bharatiya Janata […]

Article 35-A returns

The petitions challenging Article 35-A have once again been listed for hearing in the Supreme Court in August. The speculations about Article 35-A may be scrapped by the Apex Court had triggered a row in Kashmir last year. This Article provides special property rights to people of Jammu and Kashmir and it’s directly linked with […]

Ensure safety of Kashmiris

Kashmiri family being attacked by a few miscreants in New Delhi last week has triggered outrage across the Valley. The incident has created fear among the Kashmiris putting up in different states and they fear for their lives. It’s unfortunate that a helpless girl was beaten for no fault. The video of the beating up […]

Give them a chance

Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti is making desperate attempts to ensure that the holy month of Ramadan and the forthcoming Amarnath Yatra passes off peacefully. She wants bloodshed to end and killings to stop but till now she has not got any positive response from the Government of India. On Saturday the Chief Minister chaired the […]

BJP puts PDP in tight spot

Bharatiya Janata Party turning down the ceasefire suggestion put forth by the all party meeting held in Srinagar has put its ally Peoples Democratic Party in a tight spot. Soon after the BJP turned down the suggestion Opposition parties launched a scathing attack at the Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti for calling the meeting and making […]

Ball in New Delhi’s court

The All Party Meeting chaired by the Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti has called upon New Delhi to declare truce during Ramadhan month and for the peaceful passage of Amarnath Yatra. The Chief Minister urged all the participants to make a fervent appeal to the Prime Minister Narendra Modi to consider the suggestions put forward by […]

Don’t attack tourists

  A tourist getting killed in a stone-pelting incident at Narbal on Srinagar-Gulmarg road has evoked widespread condemnation. Leaders have cut across the party lines and have expressed shame over the incident. Kashmir has been known for its hospitality and treating its guest with full respect and honour. Attack on tourists who were on way […]

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