The disgruntled MLAs of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) are looking to float a third front to form the government in Jammu and Kashmir, even as the Assembly remains under suspended animation under Governor's Rule in theRead More
On Wednesday morning, the first batch of over 2,900 pilgrims embarked on this year's Amarnath Yatra. The pilgrims, who have undertaken the two-month trip from Jammu to the cave shrine will, for the first time, be monitored though hi-tech equipment andRead More
The recent collapse of the PDP-BJP political coalition in Jammu and Kashmir, has once again led to the imposition of Governor's Rule in the state. This is undoubtedly a combination of political gamesmanship and the deteriorating security situation in the Valley. The killing of theRead More
Srinagar: Mohammad Arif, who is in his early twenties and is facing multiple stone-pelting cases, has been detained for three months. Arif was promised by a local People's Democratic Party (PDP) leader that cases against him will be withdrawn. "I agreed not toRead More
The collapse of the BJP-PDP government in Jammu and Kashmir has brought the troubled state's political turbulence to the fore. The state's uncertain future has been linked with larger political narrative in an election season, giving rise to a deluge of debates that runs the risk ofRead More
New Delhi: Jammu and Kashmir was on Wednesday placed under Governor's Rule for the fourth time in the last one decade after the BJP withdrew support to its alliance partner PDP, prompting Mehbooba Mufri to resign as the chief minister.
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Srinagar: The road outside his office was littered with shards of glass. His Tata Hexa SUV was pockmarked with bullets. It was around 7.30 pm that Shujaat Bukhari left his Rising Kashmir office at Press Enclave, where he was working as editor-in-chief, with two policemen in tow, when he was shotRead More