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Conflict Relatives of political detainees coming out of MLA hostel Srinagar - KL Image by Tahir Bhat
The Jail In Neighbourhood

As the UT administration shifted the detained political class from a Boulevard Hotel to the Lawmakers’ Hostel, apparently for the…

Politics
Political Winter

With the Lt Governor GC Murmu administration hunting for alternative accommodation to Kashmir’s detained political class, the winter chill is…

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Election On Kashmir

Kashmir may not have any election anytime soon. But BJP made the abrogation of Article 370 and Kashmir such a…

Cover Story Dr Farooq Abdullah with his wife Molly Abdullah. KL Image by Bilal Bahadur
Frozen Photos

With only BJP contesting the Block Development Council (BDC) polls, the politics of Jammu and Kashmir is frozen in time.…

Conflict
A Jinxed Palace?

Overlooking the Dal Lake, a gothic monster has proven to be inauspicious for everyone — from its builders to those…

Politics Mehbooba Mufti with her erstwhile party members.
Whither PDP?

It has been more than a year now that the PDP is losing wickets almost on a daily basis. Shams Irfan talks…

Governance
Shah’s Sojourn

BJP president and Home Minister Amit Shah made his maiden visit to the state, distinct by refusing to meet any…

Politics Shah FAesal and Er Rasheed in a press conference.
New Front, Old Frontier

The joining of hands between two former state government officers, engineer Rasheed and Shah Feasal, is the beginning of the…

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Delimitating Debate

Powerful Modi government is reportedly toying with the idea of a fresh delimitation for Kashmir assembly by undoing a legislative…

Elections
Low Poll Heroics

In the just-concluded Lok Sabha polls that gave Narendra Modi a Himalayan mandate, Jammu and Kashmir also sent six representatives…

Politics BJP workers during an election campaign in South Kashmir.
Filling A Void

Regional parties raise expectations and then fail to deliver. The stitching of the BJPDP alliance in 2014 and bloody aftermath…

Politics Vikramadatiya Singh, his wife Chitrangda Raje Singh and their son Martand after the father and son filed their nominations
Raja and Maharaja

Gone are the days when the only Maharajas were moneyed. The affidavits filed by the politicians contesting Lok Sabha polls…

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