The National Conference president, Dr Farooq Abdullah, who has also been a Union Minister, has been accused of being 'misogynist' and 'chauvinist' after the video of him holding a conversation with a female reporter has been widely shared on social media platforms.
The Outlook has accessed police dossiers against the two doctors who were terminated recently and whose name had become synonymous with the 2009 Shopian case in Jammu and Kashmir. In 2009, two women had died and their death had subsequently put Kashmir on the boil for nearly a year.
On Father’s Day here we write about some Kashmiri political leaders who have inherited de-facto political legacies of their fathers and are likely to pass it to their children.
On 14 June 2018, three motorcycle-borne gunmen killed editor Shujaat Bukhari and two of his security guards as he boarded his car at the Press Enclave in Srinagar to reach home in time to break his fast.
The athletes, including Olympic medallists Sakshi Malik, Bajrang Punia, and Asian Games gold medallist Vinesh Phogat, had launched the fight in January this year demanding action against Brij Bhushan Singh
Mirwaiz Maulvi Farooq, a political arch-rival of Kashmir’s tallest political leader Sheikh Muhammad Abdullah, was assassinated in 1990.
PDP in its monthly newsletter, 'Speak Up', has raised the issue of arrests in Kashmir ahead of the G20 summit.
Students were injured in a scuffle that broke after an argument over ‘The Kerala Story’ on a WhatsApp group related to their medical college.
Jammu and Kashmir: Former Chief Minister Omar Abdullah's statement comes at a time when BJP-led Centre has been claiming 'normalcy' in the Union Territory post 5 August 2019.
Mehbooba Mufti, a former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister, said that Pakistan's democracy was in tatters. She also took the opportunity to hit out at the BJP government regarding the situation of India's judiciary and media.
The mighty Chinar which takes centuries to grow has a bearing on Kashmir’s geographical and political landscape — both tumultuous and tragic.
Jammu and Kashmir: Former Chief Minister Omar Abdullah also said actual meeting will probably see most areas locked down and people stuck in their homes.
The properties belonged to Shahid Yusuf and Syed Ahmed Shakeel, both sons of Syed Salahuddin, who is the supremo of the militant organisation Hizbul Mujahideen and also chairman of Pakistan-based United Jihad Council(UJC)—a conglomerate of various militant organisations.
Many people who had come to offer prayers at Kashmir's largest mosque, the Jamia Masjid, were left dejected after seeing the gates locked.
Jammu and Kashmir: Former Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti while criticising the implementation of Smart City project said ‘traditional and heritage style of architecture and planning is being replaced by hideous tiles seen in public toilets’.
Congress leaders including Prof. Saifuddin Soz, Ghulam Ahmad Mir and Tariq Hameed Karra in a joint statement have lambasted their former party colleague Ghulam Nabi Azad over his recent remarks, following the launch of his autobiography ‘Azaad’.
Former Jammu and Kashmir Police chief Shesh Paul Vaid said that J&K Police faces a unique situation and nothing should be done to weaken it.
Sources told the Outlook that the delay in the completion of the Zojila Tunnel is largely due to the difficult terrain and harsh climatic conditions in the area where the project is being carried out. They added the project will be operational in ‘raw form’ from March 2025.
Sharada Peeth: Historians said at one point in time, Sharada University had 5000 resident scholars who came from all over the world in ancient times.
Former Jammu And Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti took a dig at the administration and said conman like Kiran Bhai Patel from Gujarat are given free run in Jammu and Kashmir while journalists like Irfan Mehraj are put behind bars.
On 16 March 1846 — the British Colonial Empire sold the whole of Jammu and Kashmir to Gulab Singh, one of the former military generals in the Sikh empire, under a treaty. It came to be known as the ‘Treaty of Amritsar’.
The J&K administration gave a contract to Aptech Limited whose name has come up in several recruitment scandals in India.
Even though the practice of 'untouchability' has been prohibited in India under Article 17, Dalits continue to face widespread abuse across the country. And there have been instances where attempts of Dalits to tread upward in the class hierarchy of society have been violently put down.
The students from Kashmir Valley had witnessed a peaceful and progressive Ukraine — the place they had gone to fulfil their dream of becoming a doctor. However, that dream was only until 23 February 2022, when Ukraine became like the home they had come from.
Kashmiri student activist Nasir Khuehami said due to the ‘denial’ of passport his academic career will suffer, due to which he is feeling ‘mentally depressed’.