The specter of `collective conscience'

It's a bottomless pit. More lives you feed to it, hungrier will it feel. History speaks

Firdous Syed

What a travesty, in the name of justice, the highly flawed theory of 'collective conscience of the society” has been invoked. What is 'collective conscience of the society', who defines it, is it more sacrosanct than the idea of fairness of the justice itself? What happens in case the exigencies of More

No Space to Cry!

What are NC and PDP ‘crying’ for?

Junaid Azim Mattu

Afzal Guru’s hanging has angered and anguished Kashmiris. His journey from entrapment to indictment has been one that has defied the very canons of natural justice. From what has transpired in Delhi to the drama that has been enacted in Kashmir by the traditional mainstream parties, Guru’s hanging More

All hurt

Their`collective conscience' might have been satisfied', but ours is wounded

Javaid Malik

Congress led UPA government deciding to hang Afzal Guru secretly shocked every Kashmiri. Before the news could spread authorities had deployed hundreds of policemen and paramilitary CRPF men on the streets of Kashmir to ensure that no one steps out to mourn his death.
Strict “preventive” measures More

  • Kashmir

Muzaffarabad: Protest rally against Afzal hanging

Barrier Separating Kashmiris Will Crumble Like Berlin Wall: Yasin Malik


Srinagar, Feb 15: People in Pakistan administered Kashmir (PaK) Friday, on the call of PaK premier Chaudry Abdul Majid, held a protest rally at Muzaffarabad against the hanging of Muhammad Afzal Guru in More

  • Srinagar City

Restrictions trigger humanitarian crisis in Shaher-e-Khaas

Inhabitants suffer for want of essential items, medicines


Srinagar, Feb 15: Strict curfew and restrictions put in place in various areas of Shaher-e-Khaas since past week have triggered humanitarian crisis.    Inhabitants of Khanyar, Bohri Kadal More

  • Jammu

JK: Proposal to amend Prevention of Corruption Act shelved?

High-Level Panel Fails To Meet For One Month


Jammu, Feb 15: The state government’s proposal to bring amendments in the Prevention of Corruption Act-2006 and giving more teeth to the anti-corruption bodies seems to have landed in cold storage as the More

  • South Asia

Pak soldier killed on LoC


New Delhi, Feb 15: In yet another incident of cross-border skirmish, a Pakistani soldier crossed into the Indian territory and was killed by the Army in Naushera sector along the Line of Control (LoC) More

  • World

Over 700 injured by meteor blast over central Russia


Moscow, Feb 15: Over 700 people, including 159 children, were injured today in a freak incident when a meteor weighing about 10 tonnes streaked across the sky above Russia's Ural Mountains, creating panic More

  • PaK

K-issue getting int’l support: PaK Prez


Muzaffarabad Feb 15: Pakistan administered Kashmir (PaK) President Sardar Muhammad Yaqoob Khan on Friday claimed that international support to Kashmir cause was on the rise, subsequently brightening the More

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