Tag: Kashmir valley

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  • Let truth be told

    Let truth be told

    The press can well do without the homilies of the DM, Anurag Patel, specifically that a print journalist is not authorised to shoot a video and extensively circulate the same.

    September 11, 2019
  • Baloney of ISIS ‘province’

    Baloney of ISIS ‘province’

    The report by Amaq News Agency of ISIS to the effect that it's supposed affiliate in the Kashmir Valley has established a 'province' or 'Wilayah of Hind', belies the ground realities. The ISIS claim was a follow-up to the killing of a local militant, who had professed his allegiance to the entity. India needs to investigate the ISIS claim of having set up a 'province' from the perspective of its ideological appeal, as opposed to an organisational or geographical construct.

    June 7, 2019
  • Rupee weakened against US dollar in choppy weekly trade

    Rupee weakened against US dollar in choppy weekly trade

    In what could translate into further trouble for the domestic currency, analysts see an upward move of 6 to 7 per cent in the Brent crude prices in the coming week.

    February 17, 2019
  • 4 dead, 10 missing, hundreds stranded in J-K after season’s heaviest snowfall

    4 dead, 10 missing, hundreds stranded in J-K after season’s heaviest snowfall

    Availability of essential commodities including food items and petroleum products has been hit by continued closure of the strategic Jammu-Srinagar highway.

    February 8, 2019
  • PM Modi launches projects worth Rs 45,000 crore during daylong J-K visit

    PM Modi launches projects worth Rs 45,000 crore during daylong J-K visit

    PM declared 100% electrification of households in the State of Jammu and Kashmir under SAUBHAGYA Scheme.

    February 3, 2019
  • Heavy snowfall in Kashmir Valley, more in next three days

    Heavy snowfall in Kashmir Valley, more in next three days

    District administration have set up helplines to help prevent any untoward incident due to the heavy snowfall.

    January 19, 2019
  • Cold wave hits Kashmir Valley

    Cold wave hits Kashmir Valley

    At minus 26.6 degrees Celsius, Drass was the coldest in Jammu and Kashmir.

    January 15, 2019
  • Targeted killings

    Targeted killings

    It has to be a skewed sense of values that prompts an Indian Army officer to opine that snipers can secure badla for beheading ~ and no doubt his opposite number would relish speaking in such gory terms.

    December 26, 2018
  • Imran ‘unifies’

    Imran ‘unifies’

    The Prime Minister of Pakistan has miserably failed to understand, let alone appreciate, that the communal divide in India does not mean any welcoming with open arms uninvited criticism from across the Radcliffe Line.

    December 25, 2018
  • Severe cold wave in Kashmir, Ladakh; temperature drops below freezing point

    Severe cold wave in Kashmir, Ladakh; temperature drops below freezing point

    The 40-day long harsh winter period of Chillai Kalan started on Friday and will continue till January 30.

    December 22, 2018
  • Wages of slaughter

    Wages of slaughter

    The severe sentence awarded to Sajjan Kumar will not “compensate” the families of 3,500 Sikhs killed in the Capital in l984, he had been rewarded with places in the “temple of democracy” ~ and another person accused of complicity has just become a chief minister.

    December 20, 2018
  • 74.1% polling in first phase of J-K panchayat elections

    74.1% polling in first phase of J-K panchayat elections

    Terrorists burn down a panchayat office in Nutnussa village of Kupwara district that registered 71.9% polling earlier in the day.

    November 17, 2018
  • Fragile morale?

    Fragile morale?

    In rejecting a plea that they recuse themselves from hearing a case of alleged fake encounters involving the security forces in Manipur, Justices Madan B Lokur and UU Lalit of the Supreme Court have sent out a strong signal to the military and police communities, and their civil/political backers that the sinews of the uniformed …

    November 14, 2018
  • Sniper attacks by JeM terrorists in Kashmir leave security agencies in tizzy

    Sniper attacks by JeM terrorists in Kashmir leave security agencies in tizzy

    The arrival of sniper rifles in the valley is also being seen as a security threat for VIPs. Sources said that the JeM was using sniper guns to inflict casualties on security forces from a long distance without getting exposed.

    October 28, 2018
  • Claim and reality

    Claim and reality

    Ministers may graduate from the rank and file of the political class but they never shed their habits of making tall claims ~ possibly because they can seldom be held specifically accountable. It is impossible to predict where Mr Rajnath Singh will be three years hence, but his well-wishers will be hoping that there will …

    October 11, 2018
  • FEAR CLOUDS POLL PROCESS

    FEAR CLOUDS POLL PROCESS

    The boycott call by Pakistan-backed separatists has dampened the mood ahead of civic elections in the state.

    October 8, 2018
  • Jammu and Kashmir: Uncertainty, fear ahead of municipal polls amid tightened security

    Jammu and Kashmir: Uncertainty, fear ahead of municipal polls amid tightened security

    There is a big question mark over how many people will venture out to cast their ballots.

    October 7, 2018