Imran is back

Imran is back

Senior PDP leader Imran Raza Ansari on Monday made a maiden appearance at a party rally after he resigned from the government last month. The Shia leader, who wields influence over a sizable number of voters

Court upholds bail to Alam

Court upholds bail to Alam

Srinagar:  A Bandipora court on Monday rejected a review petition filed by ruling PDP-BJP government against Chief Judicial Magistrate’s February 21 order granting bail to Muslim League chairman and senior Hurriyat Conference leader Masarat Alam Bhat in a case registered against him in a police station Sumbal in 2010. Allowing the contention by Alam’s counsel […]

No trace of Sopore man picked up from his home three years ago

No trace of Sopore man picked up from his home three years ago

Sopore: For the two sisters of Mushtaq Ahmad Changa of Sopore town, every day begins with a search for their brother. This has been their routine for the past three years. In January 2014, Mushtaq, 34, was picked up by men in uniform from his home in Hyder Colony, Arampora Sopore, in Baramulla district, according […]

‘They are mistaken if they think we have forgotten’

‘They are mistaken if they think we have forgotten’

ANANTNAG: Chittisinghpora massacre might appear as a closed chapter for the government but for Narinder Kour, who lost four family members in the bloodbath, the wounds are still fresh. “I cannot forget the horror of the day till I am alive. It seems our beloved ones have been massacred only yesterday,” Kour told Kashmir Reader. […]

India, Pak discuss water issues in closed room

India, Pak discuss water issues in closed room

Islamabad: Officials from India and Pakistan discussed problems relating to Indus Basin at the two-day Indus Water Commission meeting which began here on Monday after a gap of nearly two years. The 10-member Indian delegation led by Indus Water Commissioner P K Saxena held a close door meeting with the Pakistani side which was headed […]

CPEC appears to Kashmiris as link to both past and future

CPEC appears to Kashmiris as link to both past and future

Srinagar: Leaders of the business community of Kashmir are keen to become part of the multi-billion dollar China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC). The under-construction $46 billion economic corridor that is being built on Kashmir’s borders in Pakistan aims to connect Gwadar Port in southwestern Pakistan with Xinjiang in western China. The project is a collection of […]