LADAKH: Politics and Governance

Autonomous Powers in Ladakh need not mean Disaggregation of the State

Siddiq Wahid

In a meeting of senior state representatives and bureaucrats chaired by the Chief Minister, the government has decided to recommend to the cabinet that it create a separate police range for Ladakh headed by a DIG. (See Greater Kashmir, July 17, 2013). It was also decided to empower the Hill Councils More

One more shock!

2 Kashmiris get life sentence after 10 years’ incarcination

Javaid Malik

Kolkata court awarding lifer to two Kashmiri youth has once again come as a rude shock for the people of this strife torn Valley. It seems life imprisonment is the minimum sentence reserved for Kashmiris all over India. Despite  Sheikh Imran and Sheikh Farhat spending 10-years in jail, they have More

Shrinking arable land

At the moment nothing is important for us than food security

Sajjad bazaz

For the past few weeks debate on food security is gaining momentum after the President Pranab Mukherjee promulgated the National Food Security Ordinance. By virtue of this ordinance, up to three-quarters of people in the rural areas and up to half of the urban population in India would be covered More


Anil Anand

Between Thackrays There is no love lost between Gujarat Chief Minister Mr Narendra Modi and Shiv Sena was amply clear when the Sena supremo Mr Bal Thackrey had during his life time snubbed Mr Modi’s claim to be the NDA’s Prime Ministerial candidate by backing the name of Leader More

  • Kashmir

Young innovator renounces state award

‘I did this to protest human rights violations in JK’


Srinagar, July 19: A young innovator from Kashmir Friday returned the Rajya Puraskar as a mark of protest against the firing incident in Ramban that left four persons dead and several others injured."I More

  • Jammu

Slathia, Rana visit injured at GMC Jammu

NC leaders express anguish over killings


Jammu, July 19: Senior National Conference (NC) leaders on Friday expressed deep anguish and grief over the killing of four persons in Gool area of district Ramban. The leaders, at a condolence meeting More

  • South Asia

Break silence over Kashmir: NRKs to Nawaz Sharif


Islamabad, July 19: The Kashmiri leaders hailing from both sides of the Line of control on Friday urged the newly sworn in government of Pakistan led by Mian Muhammad Nawaz Sharif to break its silence More

  • PaK

Protest rally held in PaK

Gool Killings


Muzaffarabad, July 19:  A rally was taken out here on Friday to condemn the cold blooded killing of Kashmiri Muslims in Gool area of Jammu Kashmir. The rally was taken out by Pakistan administered More

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