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All in the family

If the National Conference had any intentions to bring change in its party leadership, they have been dumped for now,…

How they respond

As Kashmir is reeling in a crisis over the past four weeks, different political parties from unionist and separatist camp…

Bridging the disconnect

Well before the crisis in Kashmir had turned uglier (leading to a strict curfew), chief minister Omar Abdullah tried to…

From hope to despair

Eighteen months down the line, optimism and hopes have turned into despair for Omar Abdullah, putting a question on his…

Politics of skipping

The Prime Minister Manmohan Singh during his two-day visit to Kashmir chose to ignore the separatists or any reference to…

Back on the burner

The death sentence to two Kashmiris in Lajpat Nagar bomb blast case has reignited protest activities in Kashmir even creating talk of unity in the

Charity Goes Fashionable

Celebrities shook legs as Chief Minister Omar Abdullah’s wife Payal organised a high society fundraising event in New Delhi for…

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A Shrinking Empire

On June 11, 1939, Sheikh Mohammad Abdullah converted Muslim Conference into National Conference to give it a pan J&K appeal.…

Sajjad takes the plunge
It is no longer the time for accusing People’s Conference leader Sajjad Gani Lone of fielding proxy candidates in elections.
Dubai Dreams Gone Sour

Flight to Dubai may have been a long cherished dream; the excitement in trader community is about attracting high end…

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Dynastic Democracy

From an independent Kingdom to present dispensation, and a lot of chaos and tyranny in between, it has been a…


With six PSAs in a row and 16 in all, Masarat Alam holds a kind of record. The state, however,…

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