Kashmiri student dies in Hyderabad, Valley on edge

‘Muddasir Was Continuously Persecuted By University’; JKP, MHA In Touch With Andhra Pradesh Police: DGP


Srinagar, Mar 3: A Kashmiri student, Muddasir Ahmed Malla son of Ghulam Qadir Malla of Parigam Pulwama, pursuing his doctorate at English and Foreign Languages University (EFLU) Hyderabad was found hanging in his hostel room late Saturday evening. Police termed it a case of suicide, however several More

EFLU Proctor booked

Hyderabad, Mar 3: The proctor of English and Foreign Languages University (EFLU) Hyderabad was booked Sunday for allegedly abetting the suicide of Muddasir Ahmed Malla.“A case of abetment to suicide under section 306 of the IPC has been registered against professor H K Vizra,” said inspector P More



Srinagar/Pulwama, Mar 3: Massive protests broke out in different parts of the Valley on Sunday soon after the word about Kashmiri student being found dead in his hostel room in Hyderabad spread.  Muddasir Ahmed Malla son of Ghulam Qadir Malla of Parigam Pulwama, pursuing his doctorate at More

Separatists cry ‘murder’, Mainstream seeks probe


Srinagar, Mar 3: Death of a Kashmiri student in Hyderabad evoked widespread condemnation and criticism Sunday with mainstream parties terming it “mysterious death that needs to be probed” and separatists claiming that the south Kashmir youth was “murdered under a well-planned strategy.”Talking More

Dudha emerges potent threat for coalition candidates

After PDP-NPP, BJP Extends Support To Him



Jammu, Mar 3: Emerging as a potent threat for one of the ruling coalition candidates in the valley, the lone independent candidate in fray for one of the four seats of Legislative Council (LC) from Kashmir, slated for polls on March 7, has managed to garner support of Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP) indicating More

BJP, PDP nexus out in open: Rana

Jammu, Mar 3: National Conference, provincial president Devender Singh Rana has said that extending of support by BJP to PDP-sponsored candidate Shiban Krishan Dudha in the Legislative Council polls has vindicated NC’s stand that an “unholy political alliance” exists between BJP and PDP.   More

Hoteliers Club felicitate Khanday

Will Try My Best To Come Up To People’s Expectations: CS


Srinagar, Mar 3: Newly appointed Chief Secretary, Muhammad Iqbal Khanday Sunday promised that he will try his best to come up to the expectations of the people and rejuvenate the administrative set up for larger public cause .  Speaking at an interactive session organized in his honor by More

Geelani extends Delhi stay

Srinagar, Mar 3: Dispelling rumors that he was arriving in the Valley on March 6, Hurriyat Conference (G) chairman Syed Ali Geelani Sunday said he has not finalized the date as to when he would return to Kashmir from New Delhi. Talking to Greater Kashmir over phone from New Delhi, Geelani More

Anti-Soz voices in Cong get shriller

Dissidents Decide To Petition AICC For Leadership Change



Jammu, Mar 3: Around half a dozen Congress legislators Sunday came out openly against state Congress chief Prof Saif-ud-Din Soz. They have decided to approach the AICC high command for change of party leadership in the state. The Congress dissidents, led by Minister of State for Cooperatives More

MMM issues fresh protest calendar


Srinagar, Mar 3: Condemning the death of a Kashmiri student in Hyderabad, the Muttahida Majlis-e-Mushawarat (MMM), a joint front of separatist leaders, Sunday issued a fresh protest calendar asking people to observe complete strike on March 4. It also called for Parigam, Pulwama Chalo on March 5 to More

UJC backs Majlis

Srinagar, Mar 3: United Jihad Council (UJC) supremo Syed Salahuddin has expressed satisfaction over the formation of the united front of pro-freedom parties under the banner of Muttahida Majlis-e-Mushawarat (MMM). “MMM should devise a joint strategy to give the movement a new direction,” UJC spokesman More

  • Briefs

Army averted disaster in Kupwara market: Spokesman

Srinagar, Mar 3: Army today claimed that it averted a major disaster by timely dousing fire at Milyal market in Kupwara district last night. In a statement an Army spokesman said, “fire was brought under More

  • National

Sharmila brought to New Delhi for court hearing


New Delhi, Mar 3: Irom Sharmila, who has been on fast for about 12 years demanding repeal of controversial AFSPA and was flown in here from Manipur to appear in a court case of attempted suicide, today More

  • Opinion

Deconstructing the Discourse

Narratives must stand the test of time



‘Manufactured narratives’ do not stand test of the time. Like a soap bubble these burst once put to the litmus test of history.  Christopher Snedden, an Australian politico-strategic analyst, author More

  • GKeducation&Careers

The idea of a government job

Let’s change this mindset and explore other avenues



Even before a child is born, his parents start dreaming about his life and career. They aspire him or her to be the most successful person so that he or she makes them proud. No doubt it’s the obligation More

  • Letters

Bold move

Mr. Ratanpuri's recent activities impressed me lot. He wrote a letter to PM with much honesty.I can imagine how difficult is it for a MP from Kashmir to speak the truth so boldly. You really touched my More

  • Editorial

Rise of Modi

Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi is on a roll. He has been the focus of attention and  adulation in BJP’s three day national conclave in New Delhi with the party chief Rajnath Singh singling him More

  • Business

LPG dealers to face licence cancellation for overcharging


Srinagar, Mar 3: Minister of Consumer Affairs and Public Distribution, Choudhary Muhammad Ramzan today directed LPG dealers to provide new LPG connections strictly on the rates already fixed by all the More

  • Sports

Banday is Chairman JK Bank Sports Board

Srinagar, Mar 3: The President J&K Bank and former footballer, Abdul Hamid Banday has been appointed as the chairman J&K Bank Sports Board. Presently holding the post of Zonal Head Delhi Abdul More

  • Kashmir

MMM calendar: KU trains guns at its employees

IRONY: Drivers Asked Not To Run Staff Buses, Officials

‘Pressurized’ To Attend Duties


Srinagar, Mar 3: With the united group of Kashmir separatists—Mutahida Majlis-e-Mashawarat—asking people ‘follow its protest and shutdown calendars in letter and spirit,’ authorities at the University More

  • Srinagar City

Choked drain inundates Mandir Bagh, Baghat-e-Barzulla

Inhabitants face inconvenience


Srinagar, Mar 3: Inhabitants of Mandir Bagh, Baghat-e-Barzulla area here face immense problems due to defunct drainage system there.  The inhabitants said the drainage system in the area has been More

  • Jammu

Assembly faces a crisis of credibility: Mufti


Jammu Mar 3: Stressing that democracy was the only way to tackle problems facing the state Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) patron Mufti Muhammad Sayeed today expressed concern at the diminishing credibility More

  • South Asia

Bangladesh on Boil

21 killed in fresh clashes


Dhaka, Mar 3: Bangladesh today deployed army in its north as a fresh wave of violence claimed 21 lives, taking the death toll to about 80, in clashes that have rocked the nation since the conviction of More

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