Hearts and minds battle: Given up?

Democracy and militarisation never go hand in hand. The Gool massacre underlines that yet again

Dateline Srinagar By Arjimand Hussain Talib

In the heart of Delhi at Jantar Mantar – now a monument of protest for India’s aspiring revolutionaries – something unusual happened in February this year. A group of Kashmiri boys and girls appeared there with placards. The placards depicted protest. Their colours smelt resistance. They raised slogans More

The Petty Amusements of Panchayati Raj

Panchayati Raj as implemented imports the venality of governmental processes into the heart of the Indian village


It is not the first time that Government sits twiddling its thumbs as elected Panches bleakly ponder their future. The same thing happened after 1996 and shall doubtless repeat itself four years hence. Why, one might ask are these Panchayats not allowed to perform the duties for which they were created More

  • Kashmir

Langate remembers Tabinda Gani

‘Award death sentence to accused’

7th Death Anniversary


Kupwara, July 20: Hundreds of people paid rich tributes to teenage girl Tabinda Gani on her 7th death anniversary today. The victim was brutally raped and murdered at Langate Handwara on July 20, 2007 More

  • Srinagar City

Poor power pesters south City

PDD fails uninterrupted supplies, residents threaten roadside protests


Srinagar, July 20: Amid scorching heat in the ongoing summer, the Power Development Department (PDD) is resorting to frequent power cuts in the south City areas drawing severe criticism from the locals More

  • Jammu

JK Govt to monitor Midday Meals


Jammu, July 20: In the aftermath of death of many children after consumption of Midday Meal in Bihar, Jammu and Kashmir Education department is contemplating to constitute a team of experts to monitor More

  • Gkeducation&Career

Cracking Competitive Exams

Here’re some tips to crack competitive exams



Today's world is a world of competition.A student needs to prepare in advance and move on with a solid strategy and strong perseverance. Gone are the days when percentage mattered and was the only criteria More

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