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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,…

Marriage of the year

Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front Chairman Yasin Malik brought home his Pakistani bride Mushaal Mullick known for her racy paintings. The…

More than a commissioner

[stextbox id=”info”]Wajahat Habibullah is ready to take over as J&K first CIC, but his understanding of Kashmir coupled with his…

The Story So Far

Notwithstanding the massacres, unrest and detentions, there has rarely been any period during last two decades when New Delhi was…

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Now, Quiet Talks

New Delhi has given a new dimension to dialogue with Kashmir separatists by introducing “quiet talks” or “quiet diplomacy”. Why…

Dragon diplomacy

As India and Pakistan keep fighting their hot and cold wars – physical and diplomatic – over Kashmir, China is…

Now communalising commerce

Iftikhar GeelaniImagine Muslim traders in Azamgarh district of UP or Aurangabad or Malegaon in Maharashtra deciding to constitute their own…

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