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Three years after Peoples Democratic Party entered into alliance with the ideological rival Bhartiya Janta Party on the basic premise of getting the Centre to engage with Pakistan and the separatists in Kashmir, party’s powerful general secretary and the co-architect of the so called north pole-south pole alliance, Ram...
Poonch youth Anjum Bashir Khan Khattak has termed it a huge inspiration as Prime Minister Modi mentioned him in his latest edition of popular radion programme 'Mann ki Baat'. Prime Minister spoke about Khattak's ordeal, as he had lost his home to militancy but overcame all odds to ace the...
Peoples Democratic Party’s thinking capital Naeem Akhtar may have been hit left, right and centre on his China remark but BJP’s policy wonk Ram Madhav thinks there is a value in seeing the connection. Naeem was recently at the centre of controversy on opining that China’s interest in Kashmir is...
Apparently giving in to criticism from the separatist political circles, the Peoples Democratic Party vice president Sartaj Madni appears to have issued an unnecessary elaborate statement to counter the effect the Finance Minister Haseeb Drabu’s entirely misquoted and selectively reported comment on the nature of Kashmir issue. Madni’s statement was followed...
JAMMU: Tassaduq Hussain Mufti, the brother of Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti, who was inducted as a Cabinet Minister Thursday morning, has been allocated with the charge of Tourism Department. This department was until today held by the Chief Minister herself. The induction of Tassaduq and Javed Mustafa Mir has necessitated...
Literally powered by bright sunbeams, it was unusually stimulating Sunday in the winter capital Jammu when top names from the security and political landscape put their heads together at an exceptionally curated conclave of ideas and opinions on present predicaments and future challenges in Jammu and Kashmir. Appropriately named as...
After a massive chaos April 2017 which even led to cancellation of Lok Sabha polls in South Kashmir and an embarrassingly low turnout in the Central Kashmir, the Police got themselves into a new gear -snuff out or get back. Curiously named as 'Operation All Out' the strategy has generally...
JAMMU: Kashyap Neha Pandita, a young girl who lived her childhood through displacement and miseries, had her family beaming with pride when Minister Naeem Akhtar dropped in at the modest family house for greetings. It is after a long time that a member of Kashmir's Pandit community has made it...
NEW DELHI/JAMMU: The Narendra Modi Government at the Centre has told the Parliament, currently in session, that it was not considering any move to abolish Article 370, granting special status to Jammu and Kashmir, and Article 35A dealing with the issue of citizenship in the state. Modi government's clear statement...
JAMMU: Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Monday hit out at the National Conference for its misinformation campaign on KVIB recruitments and reminded it of shady recruitments in different government departments involving close kith and kins of NC leaders. The Party said it was for the first time in the history...