Where is my share of Paris

Nowhere in sight. But where has it gone?

Binoo Joshi

It was  in February 1987  when  the people  in Kashmir were promised   Paris   like facilities in Srinagar. The promise was made   by the  then Chief  Minister Farooq Abdullah, and the basis of his optimism was the uninterrupted funding for More

Freedom to Speak Truth to Power

Perennial battle between the dominant discourse and the alternative discourse

Hameeda Nayeem

    In any civilized  and decent society  there has to be a fine balance between the freedom of speech and expression and  the restraints  put on it in the interest  of maintaining  a healthy,  ordered, organized and harmonious  society. It is More

The Accord of Discord

Of Sheikh Abdullah's signing or not signing the document

Shafi Ahmad

A debate is going on about the 1975 Indra- Abdullah Accord with NC general secretary arguing that Sheikh Abdullah was not signatory to it. Mirza Afzal Beg’s son Dr.Mehboob Beg responded with his version. Over the issue, it seems, there is a confrontation between two factions or for that matter two More

How we read

As the world of print recedes, what is lost and what is gained?

Andrew Martin

A declaration of interest: this article is written by a writer. I don’t say a good writer, but a full-time professional writer, and if you ask any representative of this dying breed how they feel about the apparent dissolution of print in the face of ebooks and websites, they will almost all say the More

  • Kashmir

Court rejects Law Minister’s plea on recording statement

‘Mere Threat Perception Cannot Justify His Exemption From Appearing In Person’

2004 DEFAMATION CASE

D A RASHID

Srinagar, Dec 17: A court here Monday rejected application of the Law and Parliamentary Affairs Minister Ali Muhammad Sagar seeking his exemption from appearing before it for recording statement. Sagar More



  • Srinagar City

Transporters fleece passengers, authorities in slumber

FROM SONWAR TO LAL CHOWK, BUS TRAVEL COSTS RS 8 FOR 4 KMS

MUKEET AKMALI

Srinagar, Dec 17: With the Transport department failing to come up with a revised rate list for distance-wise passenger fares, the transporters in the Srinagar city have started to overcharge passengers More




  • Jammu

Omar talking alliance out of insecurity: Mehbooba

ABHINAV VERMA

Jammu, Dec 17: Asserting that the political fortune of National Conference has reached to a stage where it is “hesitant to face the people on its own,” the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) President Mehbooba More



  • GKeducation&Careers

Giving hope to Kashmir orphans

A young social activist is committed to better the lives of orphans

ENGINEERING SOCIAL CHANGE

ARIF SHAFI WANI

There is always one moment in childhood when the door opens and lets the future in. But this door never opened for an unfortunate group of children in Kashmir who lost their childhood in past over two More



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