(Wel)Come 2013

Will this year be any different for Kashmiris?

Binoo Joshi

Purely from the point of  view  the residents of  Jammu and Kashmir, let it be said that despite certain changes in the  mood  in the year gone by, not much has changed in the state in terms of the  situation that exists in our minds. The fear of the past should have More

The politics of confrontation

Modi and Jayalalithaa fight it in their own style

Anil Anand

Nothing deters the politicians from charting on a course of confrontation as means of furthering their political interests and careers. Whether to uphold the sanctity of a particular occasion, in terms of its national significance, or not, it hardly matters to them. Not that these leaders are less More

Sedated subjects of a diseased set up

We notice gross violations and then turn a blind eye towards this all!

B. A. Bashir(Sr. Advocate)

Every Government is judged by its people through the prism of its governance that operates through its different departments. Couple of decades before I would see the banners on road side walls: “Any one giving information about Small Pox will be given Rs.1000/-prize”. This was simply to ensure Small More

An unguided reader

What is sad about Indian mainstream media is its uncritical adoption of neo-liberal idiom

Makhdoom Mohiuddin

Pakistan born Trotskyist  historian Tariq Ali called South American region an “axis of hope” after its “pink tide” revolution. I developed interest in the politics of the region since. Earlier I have read about Che Guevara and Fidel Castro and Liberation theology going along with the lives of More

  • Kashmir

Crime Branch confirms Major Avtar’s death

Court Closes Jaleel Andrabi Case


Srinagar, Dec 31:  A court here on Monday closed the case against Major Avtar Singh, accused of killing noted lawyer and human rights activist Jaleel Andrabi, after the Crime Branch submitted death More

  • Srinagar City

New Year resolutions for Srinagar

‘WILL MAKE CITY GREEN, CLEAN’  Commissioner Srinagar Municipal Corporation (SMC) Dr GN Qasba has made a New Year resolution to make Srinagar City green and clean.  Enumerating his New Year resolution More

  • Jammu

‘2012 important year in history of JK’

CM, Governor, DGP, Others Greet People On New Year


Jammu, Dec 31: A host of politicians, bureaucrats and police officers Monday greeted people of Jammu and Kashmir on New Year, hoping that it would ‘bring about peace and prosperity to the State.’  More

  • GKeducation&Careers

Towards a better education system

Focus on the quality of education at the primary level to achieve better results



It is result time, pick up a morning newspaper and you will come across numerous ads carrying photographs of students who have passed their 10th class annual exam with good marks. The scores and names More

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