Asif – The Truck Cleaner

Asif – The Truck Cleaner

Peer Viqar Ul Aslam

SrinagarOh! God! Why Me? Asif Ahmad, a young sturdy boy from Awantipora, works as a truck ...Read

Student activism in Kashmir: A tale of choked space

Student activism in Kashmir: A tale of choked spa...

Wasim Nabi / Peer Viqar Ul Aslam

SrinagarIt could be a disturbing experience for one to go through hours of footages watching ...Read

South Asian Literary Forum holds Srinagar edition

South Asian Literary Forum holds Srinagar edition

Maleeha Zainab

SrinagarA Srinagar edition of the South Asian Literary Forum 2017 was held here at the Winter...Read

Top Stories

Will come up with permanent Kashmir solution: Raj...


New Delhi, May 28:Admitting that the Kashmir issue was a challenge for the Narendra Modi government, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh has said the Government of India (GoI) will come out with a permanent solution keeping in mind Kashmir, Kashmiris and Kashmiriyat.In an interview to India Today news channel, Rajnath refused to give a time frame for a solution and insisted that the GoI was open for "unconditional" talks with all stakeholders. "Kashmir issue is a challenge for us, there are no two Read

Army facing dirty war in Kashmir: Gen Rawat

Manash Pratim Bhuyan

New Delhi, May 28:The Indian Army is facing a "dirty war" in Jammu and Kashmir which has to be fought t...Read

Dialogue only after stone pelting ends in Kashmir...


New Delhi, May 28:BJP president Amit Shah has ruled out dialogue on the Kashmir issue until stone-pelti...Read

Kashmir mourns Sabzar’s killing

Javid Ahmad

Srinagar, May 28: The restrictions imposed by authorities and shutdown called by separatists to protest...Read

Thousands attend Sabzar’s funeral

Shafat Mir

Tral, May 28:Emotional scenes were witnessed in Rathsuna village of Tral in south Kashmir on Sunda...Read

70-yr-old man ‘targeted’ by pellets in Shopian


Srinagar, May 28:Looking at his blood soaked clothes, Ghulam Hassan Sheikh sighs, trying hard to hold ...Read

Amid curbs and strike, over 5500 Valley candidate...

Riyaz Bhat

Srinagar, May 28:Amid tough restrictions and shutdown, over 5500 candidates from Kashmir valley appear...Read

NIA summons 3 separatist leaders to Delhi for que...

Javid Ahmad

Srinagar, May 28:The National Investigation Agency (NIA), which is probing the funding of separatist l...Read

Around 1300 youth appear for Army exam amid unres...

Riyaz Bhat

Srinagar, May 28:As many as 1292 youth appeared in the common entrance exam for selection of junior co...Read


Geelani reiterates demand for impartial probe into Aas

Geelani reiterates demand for impartial probe int...

'Rising Kashmir News'

'Srinagar:'Hurriyat (G) chairman Syed Ali Geelani Sunday reiterated his demand for an impartial probe into the rape and murder of two Kashmiri women, Aasiya and Nilofer, in Shopian, eight years ago. Geelani in his statement said: “Former chief minister Omar Abdulla... Read

Hurriyat (M) pays tributes to Sabza...

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar:Paying tributes to Sabzar Ahmed Bhat, Faizan Ahmed and ...Read

Status quo on Tariq Karra’s land

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir High Court (HC) has issued notice to ...Read

NIA summons separatist leaders to N...

Javid Ahmad

Srinagar: National Investigation Agency (NIA) which is probing th...Read


Students appeal KU authorities to open cafeteria

Students appeal KU authorities to open cafeteria

'Musaib Hafiz / Musaib Mehraj'

'Srinagar May 23: 'The students at University of Kashmir are without any eatery after authorities closed the only cafeteria for overcharging. Due to non-availability of any cafeteria inside campus, the students have to move outside in the market for food.Majid a student of 4th s... Read

‘Maintain eating habits during Rama...

Musaib Hafiz

Srinagar, May 27:As the Holy month of Ramadan has set it, it comes up wi...Read

Four Points by Shereton honors loca...

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar: In a pre inaugural meet with the local tour operators o...Read

Tourism Deptt sets up helpline for ...

Rising Kashmir News

SRINAGAR, MAY 28:In view of the current situation in the Valley, the Dep...Read



Impose Governor

Impose Governor's rule if JK is to be saved: Faro...


'Srinagar, May 28:'Former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister and opposition National Conference president Farooq Abdullah Sunday called for the immediate imposition of Governor's rule in the state, stressing that it was the only way to control communal tension in the country."We h... Read

Action initiated against absent emp...

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar, May 28:Minister of State for Forest, Environment, Animal &...Read

JK Civil Services Judicial Exam: Ad...

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar, May 28:According to Divisional Commissioner, Kashmir, the admi...Read

Shah pays tribute to Aasiya, Neelof...

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar, May 28:The incarcerated chairman of Democratic Freedom Party (...Read


Encroachment of water bodies go unabated in JK, 718 pe

Encroachment of water bodies go unabated in JK, 7...

'Press Trust of India'

'Jammu:'A large number of wetlands and water bodies in Jammu and Kashmir has been encroached upon, posing a serious threat to biodiversity.The state government has said that 718 people have encroached upon 422 acres of wetlands in Kashmir Valley.To retrieve water bodi... Read

SIT formed to probe killing of teac...

Jammu:Jammu and Kashmir Police has setup a Special Investigat...Read

Forest fire in Trikuta hills, Vaish...

Press Trust of India

Jammu: A major forest fire broke out in the Trikuta hills, the...Read

Political immaturity by GoI pushing...

Rising Kashmir News

Jammu: Lashing out on the BJP-led government of India for its ...Read


On a sticky wicket

On a sticky wicket


''With the killing of top Hizb commander Sabzar Ahmad Bhat, Kashmir finds itself once again approaching the vortex of violence and uncertainty. Although the outcry is subdued, but the possibility cannot be ruled out that it might be a repeat of 2016 unrest which... Read

Shielding the shield

The outrageous incident that saw a common Kashmiri bein...Read

Salvage Dal

The keen interest shown by J&K high court in salvag...Read

Development in bits and pieces

The government as always in the annual ritual of moving...Read


Kashmir’s ‘dirty war’ just got murkier as Army rakes t

Kashmir’s ‘dirty war’ just got murkier as Army ra...

'Suhail Ahmad'

''Suhail Ahmad Over the last few weeks we have heard bizarre arguments in defence of Major Leetul Gogoi from Army as well as Government of India. From Amit Shah to Arun Jaitley, the who’s who of BJP praised Gogoi for using human shield. On its part, the A... Read

French Communist Office: “Does anyo...

Saeed Naqvi

Saeed Naqvi Imagination conjures up sounds of the organ...Read

PM’s deafening silence on Kashmir

Kamal Morarka

Kamal Morarka Situation in Kashmir is getting out of ha...Read

The approach is military

Shujaat Bukhari

Shujaat Bukhari The Government of India’s policy ...Read


Rs 400 cr saffron project at final stage

Rs 400 cr saffron project at final stage

'Rising Kashmir News'

'SRINAGAR, MAY 27:'Director Agriculture Kashmir, Altaf Aijaz Andrabi, Friday convened a meeting of officers of National Mission on Saffron (NMS) to review the progress of the programme.The 400.11 crore rupees Saffron project is in the final stage of completion, which covers vari... Read

Dubious travel agencies offer fake ...

Rising Kashmir News

While taking strong note of the dubious advertisement p...Read

JKEDI approves 619 cases under SCFS...

Rising Kashmir News

Pampore: Six Hundred and Nineteen cases cases of aspiring entrep...Read

Zahoor for comprehensive eco-touris...

Rising Kashmir News

SRINAGAR, MAY 27:Minister of State for Forest, Environment, Animal &...Read


Army organizes kick boxing championship

Army organizes kick boxing championship

'Rising Kashmir News'

'Bandipora:'With a view to encourage young budding talent in martial arts and promote a culture of sports and physical fitness among the young generation, Army base Bandipora organised 'North Kashmir Kickboxing Championship 2017-18' at Army Goodwill School Bandipora from ... Read

‘Cricket suffering due to infightin...

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar: The cricketing fraternity has expressed great satisfact...Read

DPS Budgam lifts U17 girls cricket ...

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar;Delhi Public School Budgam won the final match of U-17 ...Read

Rugby Championship concludes at Pul...

PULWAMA 7th district Rugby 7s Championship held at sports stadi...Read


UN positions pose a dilemma for

UN positions pose a dilemma for 'rising power' In...

'Shastri Ramachandaran'

''InDepthNews NEW DELHI (IDN) - The Government of India has no clear-cut stand and approach when it comes to campaigning for positions in the United Nations including specialized agencies of the world body and formations such as the Group of 77 (G77). The reason... Read

Ramdhan: The holy month with blosso...

Syed Aijaz Kashani The holy month of Ramdhan ...Read

Family: An endangered social instit...

Mohd Asif Shah/Ayaz Nabi Malik Since ti...Read

Military and the media

Nasir Ahmed Of late, India’s tirade a...Read





''Dear Editor, No one can escape the challenges that life offers at each stage. Circumstances may knock down anyone, anytime. Contemporary times are harsher than earlier ones. Mental and spiritual stability is fast destabilizing. In such state of affairs a soft ... Read

Mamata and Mehbooba

Dear Editor,

This is in response to the news report titled ‘Ar...Read

Building permissions

Dear Editor,

This is regarding the building permissions and the proc...Read

Social media ban

Dear Editor,

This is regarding the social media ban that government ...Read

Book Review

Colours of Kashmir

Colours of Kashmir

'Shujaat Bukhari'

'' The celebrated French photographer Henri Cartier-Bresson had set a benchmark for photographing Kashmir. His realistic and captivating black-and-white pictures of Kashmir taken in the 1940s are considered the best ever to depict its beauty and culture. His mos... Read


‘If other Kashmir can have an economic corridor, why c

‘If other Kashmir can have an economic corridor, ...


'' Having Pakistan onboard as important as talking to the Hurriyat Banning internet and social media unpleasant but temporary decisions Student protests organised not spontaneous Omar Abdullah prefers being on Twitter instead of hitting streets Not able to contr... Read

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