Profile of Naseer Ganai
He said the government has had no achievement after the abrogation of Article 370 on August 5, 2019, and its officials are busy licking the boots of whosoever comes from Delhi with the hope of promotions and posting
While there were reconciliatory voices in the US administration in 1949 on China, they were based on the hope that the Communist rule will be subverted, notes Kevin Peraino in his book ‘A Force So Swift: Mao, Truman, and the Birth of Modern China, 1949’. However, once it became clear the Communists were there to stay, some in the administration sought Communist containment in Asia, making you wonder whether you are reading about 1949 or 2023.
Jammu and Kashmir police Friday issued a formal statement on the incident saying they arrested a man from Gujarat posing as a senior official of Prime Minister’s Office in Srinagar on March 3 and the man is currently under police custody
The police sources say that the man resorted to cheating, and forgery and duped people under a plan to secure monetary benefits. The police have booked him under sections 419, 420, 467, 468, and 471 of the IPC.
The delegation said the assembly election would be the first and most important step towards the restoration of all the constitutional rights guaranteed in the constitution of India and the fulfilment of the political aspirations of the people of Jammu and Kashmir
In his work ‘Don’t Talk Ill About Others’, Kashmiri artist Nasir Hassan is seen carrying a lantern as a way of finding his lost world
After chairing a meeting of all parties in Jammu and Kashmir except for the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), J&K National Conference chief Dr Farooq Abdullah said assembly elections and restoration of statehood will be on the agenda on the visit to Delhi. Criticising the Union Territory’s administration, he also said that only an elected assembly should impose taxes as MLAs and not bureaucrats and answerable to people.
While 8.8 million elderly Indians live with dementia, this number might reach up to 16.9 million by 2036.
While inaugurating the special governance camp for displaced persons of Pakistan occupied Jammu and Kashmir, Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha said the displaced families of PoJK have suffered a lot. He also added that PM Modi understood their sufferings and made arrangements for their financial support and settlement.
The global leaders will be welcomed by artists and civil society members of Ladakh. The G20 delegates attending the cultural festival in Ladakh can expect to be welcomed by local artists and civil society members of the region.
Sitting in his home on the outskirts of Srinagar’s Mochwa area, Ustad Mohammad Yaqub Sheikh has grown up with Sufi Music and has all along remained with the great Sufi singers of Kashmir in Srinagar’s downtown.
Ladakhi rapper Miss Ladoll produced a video to support the movement of Ladakhi icon Sonam Wangchuk. She tells Outlook that the video is her little contribution to Wangchuk’s struggle for the betterment of Ladakh.
The current Ladakhi political standoff is in conflict with the Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP) ideology of ‘one country, one nation, and one law’ based on the principle of equality, says author and former diplomat Phunchok Stobdan in an interview.
The notice says the statements of Jairam Ramesh against Ghulam Nabi Azad are 'defamatory', issued purely for having 'malice against Mr Azad' and with an aim to tarnish his reputation and the credibility he has built over the decades.
Ukrainian and independent experts believe the targeted attacks at cultural sites and destruction of Ukrainian books is deliberate erasure of Ukrainian culture. They see it as part of a deliberate effort by Russia to undermine the Ukrainian nation and its people.
National Conference criticised the notification of the imposition of property tax in Jammu and Kashmir, saying the notification smacks of arbitrariness.
In all tragedies that Kashmir faces, whether political or natural, ‘communication blackout’ is common. In September 2014, the first thing that drowned was communication. In the absence of any communication, rumours travelled faster than Jhelum’s water.
In January, Jammu and Kashmir High Court passed strictures against the passport officer for denying the passport to Mehbooba Mufti's mother, asking him to consider the application for re-issuance of her passport.
The JK Awami Awaaz Party has had a change of heart in the past one year. Last year, they were hoisting the national flag. Now they are seeking ‘azaadi’.
Iltija Mufti described the delay as illegal and unconstitutional and says it is violating her fundamental right to travel abroad as guaranteed under Article 21 of the Constitution of India.
Sources in Congress said that there are no indications that Rahul Gandhi will be meeting party leaders during his visit as this would be his 'personal visit'.
The deaths of 12 children in Ramnagar in Jammu and Kashmir’s Udhampur was linked to a contaminated syrup. Over two years, the Special Investigation Team (SIT) has filed the charge sheet and the grieving families await a judgement.
Ladakhi leaders have said that they don’t have issues with individuals and RK Mathur’s departure will not change anything. They said the change in policy will matter, not the change of individuals holding office.
Highest Railway Bridge, now 5.9 million tonnes of Lithium reserves in Reasi, residents hope for employment and investment.
Sonam Wangchuk’s fast in Leh has drawn attention to the plight of the ecologically fragile Ladakh region like never before