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Secularism most misused term: Rajnath


New Delhi, Nov 26: The issue of intolerance cast its shadow Thursday during an animated debate in the Lok Sabha that saw the government attack Congress saying "secularism" was the "most misused" term, while Congress hit back contending that the ideals of the Constitution were under threat as they were being piolloried deliberately.The occasion was a day-long debate on the 'Commitment to India's Constitution' as part of 125th birth anni ... Read

Congress warns of serious consequences if Constit...


New Delhi, Nov 26: Congress Thursday warned in Lok Sabha of serious consequences if any attempt was made ... Read

Air traffic resumes after 3 days

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar, Nov 26: The air traffic resumed Thursday afternoon after remaining suspended for three days d ... Read

Schools upto class 8 to close on Dec 7; 9th class...

Rising Kashmir News

Jammu, Nov 26: The government Thursday announced winter vacations for educational institutions of Ka ... Read

SILENT KILLER! 500 died of hypertension in JK in...


Srinagar, Nov 26: Nearly 500 people have died due to hypertension and heart related disorders in Jammu ... Read

Fathers Recount Bijbehara Trio’s Tale of Transfor...

Faisul Yaseen

Bijbehara, Nov 26: On the 22nd of last month, 16-year-old Sartaj Ahmad Lone called his mother Shafiqa Ba ... Read

Mothers of ‘martyrs’ proud of their ‘sacrifice’

Sumaiya Yousuf

Bijbehara/Srinagar, Nov 26: They didn’t shed a tear. They didn’t wail either for they feel proud of the “sacrific ... Read


Hurriyat (G) calls for peaceful protests after Friday...

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar: Expressing concern and anguish over the condition of Kashmiri detainees in Tihar Jail, Chairman Hurriyat (G) Syed Ali Geelani Thursday appealed the human rights organizations including Amnesty International to take serious notice of the ‘ill-treatment’ meted o ... Read

Ranger Officer Shopian evades tr...


Srinagar: The residents of south Kashmir’s Shopian town have accu ... Read

Hurriyat (G) to organize seminar...

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar: Hurriyat Conference (G) is organizing a seminar titled ... Read

Police part of murderous assault...

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar: Awami Ittihad Party (AIP) supremo and MLA Langate Er Ra ... Read


Poor polytechnic results present grim picture; studen...


Srinagar: A day after Rising Kashmir carried a news story about only 16 % passed 2nd sem polytechnic examination, Director Technical Education, Shabnam Kamili today said she was observing the trend, and is trying to figure out reasons for the poor results.She said, “It ... Read

S P College to offer course in p...

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar: In line with the government policy of imparting skill b ... Read

KTK demands shifting of prisoner...

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar: Kashmir Tehreek  Khawateen (KTK), a constituent of Hurr ... Read

Javaid Mustafa, Ashraf Mir inspe...

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar: Minister for Revenue, Javaid Mustafa Mir today visited ... Read


Local Bodies officer in Bandipora accuses PDP MLC’s s...

M T Rasool

Hajin : An officer of  State’s Local Bodies department here in Hajin area of Bandipora  Thursday accused People Democratic Party (PDP) leader of “murderous” assault for not releasing  salary of officials whose service according to the officer have been annulled by gov ... Read

GDC Sopore organizes debate comp...

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar: A debate competition ‘Can Science and Technology Alone ... Read

Hurriyat (G) leaders express sol...

Rising Kashmir News

Jammu: Senior Hurriyat (G) leaders Mohammad Yousuf Naqash, Bas ... Read

Akhtar launches tobacco free cam...

Rising Kashmir News

Jammu: Admitting that many young minds are falling prey to smo ... Read


10-year-old girl forcefully married, raped; 5 held

Rising Kashmir News

Jammu Nov 26: A minor girl was forcefully married to a 40-year-old man and allegedly raped by him, following which the accused and his four accomplices were arrested in this connection here, police said today. We received information that a 10-year-old girl was forced to ma ... Read

Blend state’s three distinct cul...

Rising Kashmir News

Jammu Nov 26: Minister for Finance, Labour & Employment and Culture, ... Read

1 person arrested with 3 kgs of ...

Rising Kashmir News

Jammu Nov 26: A resident of Bihar was arrested with three kilogram of ... Read

Youth Cong activists hold anti-g...

Rising Kashmir News

Jammu Nov 26: Youth Congress activists today staged a protest against ... Read


Silver Lining in Dark Clouds

Zafar Choudhary

On this day seven years ago the whole country was in a state of shock and anger as never before. The terrorist attack on November 26, 2008 in India’s financial capital, Mumbai, had left 171 people dead and many more injured. With the sound of very first gu ... Read

The growing culture of intoleran...

Gowhar Geelani

The angry reaction from rabid elements within India ove ... Read

The Kashmir Paradox

Rajni Shaleen Chopra

Seeing some Kashmiri youth enthusiastically wave the Pa ... Read

Understating religion in modern ...

Mir Tariq Rasool

Is religion a misunderstood term? Is religion or politi ... Read


A welcome ruling

The High Court decision presuming a disappeared person dead has evoked appreciation. This is the solution and this can solve the problems of the half widows and the kith and kin of the disappeared persons. The aggrieved families can settle down to their normal ... Read

Dark winter

State government has failed to carry out the reforms in ... Read

Violence against women

International Day for the Elimination of Violence again ... Read

Climate Change victim

On November 30, 2015, the 21st session of the Conferenc ... Read


Fight cancellations worries business community


Srinagar: The cancellation of the flights for past three days at Srinagar airport due to fog has worried business community who believe the tourist influx to Kashmir would be badly hit. The tour operators said they have reported cancellation of advanced holiday bookings ... Read

Make C-form available for trader...

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar: Associated Chamber of Commerce and Industries-Kashmir ( ... Read

RBI organizes ‘Town Hall Event’ ...

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar: In an effort to reach out to people to spread financial ... Read

M&M launches TUV 300 in Srinagar

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar: Mahindra & Mahindra through its authorized dealer Himal ... Read


G D C Baramulla seals berth in semifinals

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar: In the on-going 10th Prof. Yousuf Memorial Cricket Cup 2015 being played at Islamia College of Science and Commerce, Srinagar, Govt. Degree College Baramulla defeated Govt. Degree College Pattan by 01Run.The toss was won by G D C Pattan and they elected to fie ... Read

Second Inter College Sports Tale...

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar: On the last day of the Second Inter College Indoor Spor ... Read

Thang Ta Championship concludes

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar: The two days district Anantnag Thang Ta championship 20 ... Read

First ever Tennis Coaching Camp ...

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar: A month long special tennis coaching camp which was hel ... Read


Concept of service in Islam—II

Prof Hamid Naseem Rafiabadi

Islam consists of three elements: System of beliefs, worship and social relations. To some extent Muslims take care of belief system though there is much to be done in order to educate people on the niceties of belief. There is much to be done to correct th ... Read

Dark future of dental surgery

Tahir Ahmad

The insignia of being unemployed is a curse and it is ... Read

Online Shopping

Nazim Humayun

E-Commerce has grown immensely in past few years and it ... Read

Islam: Religion of Social Activi...

Reyaz Ahmad Mir

Islam is an eternal religion and could never propagate ... Read



Dear Editor,The state government has been in a state of confusion over screening test for Rehbar-e-Taleems. Contradictory messages have come from the authorities in this regard, which has evoked deep outrage and resentment. It has put a question mark on the co ... Read

Erring evaluator

Dear Editor,This is regarding the unfortunate case of s ... Read

Shahgund village

Dear Editor, I live in Shahgund village, in Bandipora d ... Read


Dear Editor,This is in reference to the Class XI date s ... Read

North Kashmir

Govt fails to make Pattan trauma hospital functional

Peerzada Aarif

Baramulla: The trauma hospital-cum-sub district hospital in Pattan has missed  deadlines evoking resentment among people.Started in 2004, trauma hospital would have catered to the people of entire North Kashmir.  However due to delay estimated construction cost of Rs 23. ... Read

BRO expresses displeasure over t...

M T Rasool

Bandipora The transporters and local residents have taken an exce ... Read

JKGCWF opposes reservation policy

RK Bureau

Bandipora The members from Civil Society, Trade Unions and employ ... Read

Army organizes medical camp, edu...

RK Bureau

Kupwara: In a bid to improve availability of medical cover to th ... Read

South Kashmir

Work on DH Shopian drags on for years

Muhammad Suhail

Anantnag: The wok over the District hospital (DH) in Shopian has dragged on for years leaving residents devoid of healthcare facilities. The deadline of the project has been revised many a time and it was scheduled to be completed in 2012, after the 100-bed facility was ... Read

Govt announces Dooru model hospi...

Muhammad Suhail

Anantnag: State government has announced the setting up of a mode ... Read

Encroachments go unabated in Pul...

Javaid u Salam

Many water bodies in Pulwama district have shrunk due t ... Read

Govt fails to act against rising...

RK Bureau

Pulwama: State government has failed to take action over the ris ... Read

Central Kashmir

Ganderbal faces unscheduled power cuts


Ganderbal: The residents of Ganderbal are up in arms against the Power Development Department (PDD) for subjecting them to unscheduled power cuts. The power outages have become a major concern here and despite the matter being brought to notice of Authorities many a time ... Read

Div Com launches sanitation week...

RK Bureau

Ganderbal: Divisional Commissioner, Kashmir, Asghar Samoon, accomp ... Read

Attacks by wild animals go up in...


Ganderbal: The wildlife animals have wreaked havoc in Ganderbal wi ... Read

CB orders inquiry into Budgam la...

Rising Kashmir News

Budgam The Crime Branch (CB) Friday ordered an inquiry over us ... Read

Book Review

A legible book of political history

Naveed Qazi

The book “From The Ruins of Empire” intrigues due to its non conformism which the author conveys honestly in his analysis of contemporary Asian political history. “Brilliant…shows modern history as it has been felt by the majority of the world’s population ... Read

A bold account of Kashmir conflict

Shujaat Bukhari

“Yout Taam Saer Paeth Gou” is the latest creative work ... Read

Khayal Qalam : Kashmir Ki Waadi

A thought provoking anthology Dr Rafiq Ahmad Banday The ... Read

Book traces the left and the rig...

Sheikh Saleem

Human rights lawyer, activist and writer Nandita Haksar ... Read


‘Syama Prasad Mookerjee’s dream has come true’

After 2014 Lok Sabha poll debacle, the grand old party Jammu Kashmir National Conference appointed Ali Mohammad Sagar as its General Secretary replacing stalwart Sheikh Nazir who was the party's general secretary since 1996. For the last 25 years Ali Sagar ... Read

‘Separatists are weak, sentiment...

Rising Kashmir news

Srinagar PDP should have went for re-elections instead of going ... Read

Develop Kashmir as ‘must-see-man...

To promote tourism and woo travelers back to Valley aft ... Read

TASK to organize road shows in m...

Travel Agents Society of Kashmir (TASK) is the oldest t ... Read

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