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SHAME! BJP lawmakers manhandle Rashid in LA

Ishfaq Naseem

Srinagar, Oct 8: BJP members manhandled independent MLA Engineer Rashid in Legislative Assembly on Thursday, a day after he had hosted a beef party at MLA hostel here. The opposition National Conference and Congress members staged walk-out while Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed condemned the assault and Deputy Chief Minister Dr Nirmal Singh apologized. The BJP members manhandled and beat Rashid in the Assembly before the start of ... Read

BJP members wanted to repeat Dadri lynching: Rashid


Srinagar, Oct 8: MLA Langate Er Rashid, who was assaulted by BJP lawmakers in Assembly on Thursday, sa ... Read

PDP-BJP coalition hurting sentiments of Muslims: Omar

Ishfaq Naseem

Srinagar: Stating that the PDP-BJP government was hurting sentiments of Muslims in J&K, Nationa ... Read

Assembly adjourns without taking up anti-beef ban...

Ishfaq Naseem

Srinagar: The anti-beef ban bill could not be taken up in the Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Ass ... Read

It’s BJP Vs PDP in LC

Sheikh Saleem

Srinagar, OCT 08: It was BJP versus PDP as members of saffron party heckled Minister for Law, Justice a ... Read

Mufti raps police over failure in probing domesti...

Nazir Ganaie

SRINAGAR: Chief Minister, Mufti Muhammad Sayeed on Thursday rapped police for their “failure” o ... Read

No post created to teach Kashmiri in schools: Govt


Srinagar, Oct 08: The government has not created any posts for the teachers in Kashmiri language till d ... Read


Private workshops stop transformer repairs over bill ...

Ishfaq Naseem

Muzaffarabad: The private workshops have refused to repair the transformers damaged due to overloading as State government has failed to clear their liabilities.Revealing this during the question hour in Legislative Assembly today, Deputy Chief Minister and Power Minister, ... Read

PaK observes 10th anniversary of...

Muhammad Aslam Mir

Muzaffarabad: The 10th anniversary of the October 8, 2005 earthquake ... Read

PaK observes 10th anniversary of...

Muhammad Aslam Mir

Muzaffarabad: The 10th anniversary of the October 8, 2005 earthquake ... Read

Corruption cases registered agai...

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar: Minister for Horticulture, Mr. Abdul Rehman Veeri, repl ... Read


Daily wagers call off hunger strike

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar: Finance Minister Dr Haseeb A Drabu today announced to formulate a comprehensive plan to address the issues relating to the plights of daily wagers, adhoc, contractual and all other such categories of temporary workers in the State within next couple of Months. ... Read

Khanyar domestic victim’s case b...

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar: Minister for Horticulture, Hajj & Auqaf, Abdul Rehman V ... Read

Orientation workshop on ‘KAYAKAL...

Rising Kashmir News

SRINAGAR, OCTOBER 08: Minister for Health and Medical Education, ARI and Trai ... Read

Drug abuse promotion in Kashmir ...

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar: Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) today said that the m ... Read


Pashkum bi-election concludes peacefully, results on ...

Sajjad Kargili

Kargil: The Ladakh Autonomous Hill Development Council (LAHDC) Kargil’s bi-election for Pashkum constituency which had fallen vacant after elected member resigned concluded peacefully yesterday and result are scheduled to be declared on Oct 10. Political crisis in LAH ... Read

Army provides medical services, ...

Rising Kashmir News

Kupwara: Army under the aegis of Chinar Corps organised a free M ... Read

Work on Pulwama bus stand apace:...

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar: Deputy Chief Minister Nirmal Singh today informed House ... Read

VoK books Collector Land Acquisi...

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar: Collector Land Acquisition Pulwama has been booked in a ... Read


Army man arrested for rape in Poonch

Rising Kashmir News

Jammu, Oct 8: An army man was today arrested for allegedly raping a woman in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir, police said.The accused, Haq Nawaz, who is deployed with 6 Engineers Regiment and presently posted in Kashmir, was on leave when he barged into the house of a ... Read

BJP demands action against Rashi...

Rising Kashmir News

Jammu, Oct 8: BJP today demanded action against Independent MLA Sheik ... Read

Ramban-Budhal road maintained by...

Rising Kashmir News

Jammu, Oct 8: Minister for R&B and Floriculture, Syed Mohammad Altaf ... Read

Policeman killed in road accident

Rising Kashmir News

Jammu, Oct 8: A policeman was killed when his motorcycle was hit by a ... Read


PM must rein in the fringe

Rajni Shaleen Chopra

India is changing. Undeniably and unmistakably. It is not the Bihar election, but the Dadri case which is an acid test for Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Bihar and its vote will be watched only within India. India’s response to Dadri is being watched glob ... Read

Is Cricket Association rehabilit...

Gowhar Geelani

Unlike other places across the globe, Kashmir valley is ... Read

Kashmir and Indo-Pak saber-rattl...

Shujaat Bukhari

Much has been written about this year’s Indian and Paki ... Read

Indian movies adulterated

Ghulam Nabi Khayal

Those who have seen Salman Khan’s latest movie Bajrangi ... Read


Endangering human life

Illegal and extensive mining for extraction of limestone by the unscrupulous cement factory owners has wreaked havoc with the environment in parts of South Kashmir. Blasting of mountains has disturbed the habitat of the wild animals besides endangering huma ... Read

Exceeding the brief

It was not surprising to see the State legislature turn ... Read

Assembly Ruckus

The Legislative Assembly has been witnessing bedlam for ... Read

Pollution Control

Led by Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed, the incumb ... Read


Khyber, Air India host ‘FAM Tour’ for UAE tour operators

Ridha Akhoon

Gulmarg, October 8, 2015 Khyber Himalayan Resort and Spa, Gulmarg and Air India hosted a “Familiarization Tour” for select UAE tour operators to Kashmir. The tour includes the gateway city Srinagar and Gulmarg, home of The Khyber. During their stay at The Khyber from Oct 7 to Oct 9, t ... Read

High density apple orchids impor...

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar: Minister for Horticulture and Hajj and Auqaf, Abdul Reh ... Read

Several schemes under implementa...

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar: Minister of State for Animal & Sheep Husbandry, Abdul M ... Read

J&K Bank donates ambulance, comm...

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar: Under Corporate Social Responsibility, J&K Bank today d ... Read


Rasool's unbeaten ton hold J&K together against HP

Rising Kashmir News

Dharamsala: After drawing their first match against the visiting Kerela side at home turf in Srinagar last week, Jammu & Kashmir led by Parveez Rasool made 274/8 in 90 overs on day one against the hosts Himachal Pradesh at Dharamsala in the second match in Group-C Ranji T ... Read

Army organises “Mr. Baramulla” b...

Rising Kashmir News

Baramulla: In continuation of its ongoing initiative towards encou ... Read

J&K bags 20 medals in National K...

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar: J&K Sports Kick Boxing Association bagged 20 medals in ... Read

Local lad hopes to international...

Umar Mukhtar

Srinagar Syed Waseem, 26, hailing from a small hamlet Karimabad ... Read


Islam and Education—III

Prof. Hamid Naseem Rafiabadi

Maulana Sayyid Abul Ala Maududi was a critic of this educational project and vision of Sir Syed Ahmad Khan. In a collection of articles by Maulana Maududi in 1955, Sir Syed was scathingly criticised by him for his ideas. While talking about university sylla ... Read

Kashmiri Language: Need to trace...

Syed Shahinda

The Kashmir valley is home to various great mystic poet ... Read

New generation should opt for ea...

Tanzeela Farooq Gasi

Marriage is bliss if it happens at a proper time and it ... Read

Youth led Astray

Bahaar Reman Reshi

Teenage is an awful sensitive age in one’s life and on ... Read



Dear Editor, It is estimated that Rs 300 crore is spend on weddings in Kashmir and food worth Rs 500 crore gets wasted. Has humanity succumbed in the Valley? There are late marriages and thousands of girls wait for the day as spending on marriages are sk ... Read

Debasing Marriage

Dear Editor, Marriage is a sacred bond that unites two ... Read

Beef Ban

Dear Editor,This is in response to the murder of a Musl ... Read


Dear Editor, For the last two months burglars have crea ... Read

North Kashmir

Broken Kanispora-Singhpora road leaves residents fuming

Rising Kashmir News

Baramulla: The damage to the Kanispora-Singhpora road in Baramulla has triggered resentment among the local residents here. Inhabitants of the area have demanded that the road should be tarred. The 5-km stretch passes through various villages including Chak Kanispora, Si ... Read

Residents seek repair of Lagama-...

Peerzada Aarif

Uri Local residents of Uri tehsil of Baramulla district hav ... Read

Forest dept launches anti-smuggl...

RK Bureau

BARAMULLA In order to curb the smuggling of timber, the  Forest d ... Read

Govt fails to set up fire statio...

M T Rasool

Bandipora: State government has failed to set up the fire service ... Read

South Kashmir

Kashmiri born Pakistani citizen faces threat of depor...

Javid u Salam

Pulwama An 85-year old Kashmiri born Pakistani citizen, Abdul Salam Najar, who was reunited with his family here after 60-years, faces a threat of deportation as his visa expires shortly. He lives alone in Pakistan and his last wish is to die here. Najar, who is on vi ... Read

Docs, paramedics overstay at SDH...

Muhammad Suhail

Bijbehara The doctors and paramedical staff working at Sub-Distri ... Read

Cannabis cultivation flourishes ...

Muhammad Suhail

Anantnag: The cannabis cultivation here in the South Kashmir has ... Read

A Hindu love story that echoes i...

Javaid ul Salam

Pulwama: Kashmiri historian, Mohammad Yusuf Taing, said that the ... Read

Central Kashmir

Kullan without safe drinking water

Irfan Raina

Kullan (Kangan) The residents of Kullan village in tehsil Gund are up in arms against the Public Health engineering (PHE) department and district administration for their “failure’’ to provide them the potable drinking water.Two months back Kullan was hit by a cloudburst whic ... Read

Dist hospital Ganderbal remains ...

Irfan Raina

Ganderbal: The hospitals in Ganderbal district are facing shortage ... Read

Agarwal stresses on professional...

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar: Additional Director General of Police (ADGP) Trainings ... Read

Govt to revamp health sector in ...

Rising Kashmir News

BUDGAM: Minister for Health and Medical Education, ARI and Trai ... Read

Book Review

Book traces the left and the right affiliations and t...

Sheikh Saleem

Human rights lawyer, activist and writer Nandita Haksar’s book, “The Many Faces of Kashmiri Nationalism” is based on detailed interviews with a Kashmiri trade union leader Sampat Prakash and her interactions with the Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru. I ... Read

An authentic account of Kashmir ...

Waseem Majazi

The book, ‘Kashmir: A Valley of Endless Sorrow’ by Sye ... Read

Maimed by pellets

Bilal Bashir Bhat

The book “Scars of Pellet Gun” highlights the grim tra ... Read

DAK cautions against H1N1 outbre...

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) Monday cautioned the ... Read


Beef issue will soon die down

Neerja Chowdhury

Last year, when elections in Jammu and Kashmir saw a massive turnout bringing to power Mufti Mohammad Sayeed once again, it seemed that Mufti, in his last lap of a long political career, hoped to break new ground with BJP in a government of opposites, pinni ... Read

‘PM showed reluctance to release...

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar: The business fraternity has held many deliberations wit ... Read

Talks are never going to succeed...

• Kashmir has to be solved according to wishes and aspi ... Read

J&K Bank embarks upon social cha...

Mounting bad loans and stressed assets continue to teas ... Read

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