Exclusive: How a scholar turned militant commander, Manan Wani, was tracked by security agencies  

Exclusive: How a scholar turned militant commander, Manan Wani, was tracked by security agencies  

Scholar turned militant commander, Manan Wani Srinagar: The scholar turned militant  commander, Manan Wani, 27, was killed within 15 days after he came under the radar of the security agencies, top police officials, who are in the know how of the operation, said. Manan and his another accomplice, Ashiq Hussain Zargar, were killed on October […]

Exclusive: Politics of existence brought NC, PDP and Congress together to form “ruling” grand alliance in Jammu and Kashmir

Exclusive: Politics of existence brought NC, PDP and Congress together to form “ruling” grand alliance in Jammu and Kashmir

Srinagar: The senior Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) leader, Altaf Bukhari, is the man who started serious efforts to bring the three political parties, with divergent political interests, into the business of talks to form a ruling grand alliance in Jammu and Kashmir. Sources said Bukhari set the motion of initiating dialogue to form the governments […]

Mir Hafizullah: Slaves are patients suffering from multiple disorders and I am the chronic patient

Mir Hafizullah: Slaves are patients suffering from multiple disorders and I am the chronic patient

Srinagar: The Hurriyat (G) Chairman, Syed Ali Geelani, broke down after hearing that the district president of Tehreek-e-Hurriyat (TeH) Anantnag, Mir Hafizullah, was assassinated in the broad day light outside his home. According to the sources in Hurriyat (G), when Geelani was informed about Mir’s assassination, tears rolled down his eyes and he broke down. […]

Shocker from Shora: When political interests triumph over feminism

Shocker from Shora: When political interests triumph over feminism

  Shehla Rashid Shora, a student’s leader and women rights activist, represented progressiveness and feminism in Delhi and elsewhere. But, when it comes to Kashmir, Shora shocked everyone when she recently came in defense of a person who is accused of committing sexual harassment of girls. Political interests triumphed over feminism. And, it also exposed […]

Nobody is ‘thekaydar’ of the movement; Jamiat-Ahle-Hadees has not committed sin by demanding land from government: Mushtaq Veeri  

Nobody is ‘thekaydar’ of the movement; Jamiat-Ahle-Hadees has not committed sin by demanding land from government: Mushtaq Veeri  

Srinagar: Firebrand leader of the Jamiat-Ahl-e-Hadees, Moulana Mushtaq Veeri, has defended the Jamiat’s decision to approach the government for allotting land for an Eidgah, and is trying to silence critics by stating, ‘nobody is thekaydar (contractor) of the movement.’ Veeri, who is known for his fiery sermons while speaking at religious gathering in uptown locality of Chanapora, Srinagar, […]

Exclusive: Extension of the “unilateral ceasefire” expected to come around Eid

Exclusive: Extension of the “unilateral ceasefire” expected to come around Eid

Srinagar: The decision whether to extend the ceasefire or not will come around Eid, top government sources have said. “Home Minister Rajnath Singh has taken feedback from the government and security agencies during his recent visit,” government sources said. “The police have pitched for the extension of the ceasefire. Through power point presentations, they tried […]

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