'What's the security deal? Does he need permission every time he wants to leave his house?' asked former J-K CM Omar Abdullah as he took a dig at the UT's Principal Secretary Rohit Kansal for claiming Saifuddin was not under detention.
Soon after Ruhullah Mehdi announced his resignation, social media was abuzz with the speculations that he had taken the decision because of the National Conference's meek stance on Article 370 abrogation.
There were speculations over restoration of statehood to Jammu and Kashmir by August 15 after Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad's met Prime Minister Narendra Modi and urged him to restore the previous status
Malik said that after PM Modi had said that they will conduct elections in Jammu and Kashmir in 2018, he broke protocol and went to Omar Abdullah’s and Mehbooba Mufti’s residences asking them to participate in the polls
Two wars with Pakistan and crippled by three decades of insurgency, the BJP government wants to close the 'issue' in the Muslim majority state of Jammu & Kashmir. Will a divide-and-rule and blow-hot-blow-cold policy bring peace?
By abrogating provisions of Article 370, India has smartly shifted the goalpost in Kashmir from right to self-determination to demand for retention of special status, a political observer in Kashmir says.