For love of Gandhi surname

Sonia Gandhi has been chosen for fourth consecutive term as Congress chief. Her love for Omar has made her averse to any discussion on...

Unplanned planners

While the six member economic group announced by Prime Minister for J&K may not have stirred any hopes in Kashmir, the group itself seems...

Saroori out, Gul not

R&B minister G M Saroori has been shown the door after his daughter was implicated in examination impersonation case, but chief minister’s advisor Mubarak Gul remains unharmed despite similar allegations. Khurshid Wani reports.

Politics of irrelevance

The ongoing agitation has impacted the unionist parties in Kashmir, to the extent making these almost irrelevant. Kashmir Life delves into the state the...

Economic politics

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh’s belated words on Kashmir unrest may have got some response in the unionist camp, but the separatists are unimpressed. Haroon...

A breed apart

Legislator Engineer Rasheed remains in news for one or the other reason, mostly for his bold methods of representing people’s voice. This time police...

All in the family

If the National Conference had any intentions to bring change in its party leadership, they have been dumped for now, as president Dr Farooq...

How they respond

As Kashmir is reeling in a crisis over the past four weeks, different political parties from unionist and separatist camp responded differently. While some...

Bridging the disconnect

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

From hope to despair

Eighteen months down the line, optimism and hopes have turned into despair for Omar Abdullah, putting a question on his fate as chief minister....

Politics of skipping

The Prime Minister Manmohan Singh during his two-day visit to Kashmir chose to ignore the separatists or any reference to revocation of AFSPA and...

Batting at the partners

The unrest in the coalition has stooped so low that now a Deputy Chief Minister picks up a fight with a hospitality official. But...

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 her charity, Rahat, that...

A Shrinking Empire

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

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