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Mufti Mohammad Sayeed

Kashmir: Omar Abdullah Says PAGD Intact, On Job

Dec 11, 2021 PTI

Kashmir: National Conference vice president and former J&K Chief Minister Omar Abdullah’s assertion came amidst speculations that there are rifts within the constituents of PAGD—an amalgam of six political parties seeking restoration of J&K’s special status.

Army To Move Out Of Kargil Lower Plateau For Township To Expand

Jan 08, 2021 Naseer Ganai

Kargil administration says move significant and historical as it will help establish a new and well-planned township in Kargil region.

In Kashmir, Identity Card Is The Prized Possession Post Abrogation Of Special Status

To carry or not to carry an identity card has become a question of utmost significance in the Valley, say villagers.

M Phil Scholar, BCA Student Among Kidnapped Relatives Of J&K Policemen

Aug 31, 2018 Naseer Ganai

In Arwani, there are many people who work either as constables or officers in the state police. The abductions of their relatives have taken them by a surprise.

PDP’s Decision To Enter Into Alliance With BJP Was Like Consuming 'A Cup Of Poison': Mehbooba Mufti

Mehbooba said after the death of her father, she was not interested in continuing with the coalition.

21 June, 2018

A J&K Regime That Had Made Matters Increasingly Jammu Vs Kashmir

Tarun Upadhyay

A deep cleave in the ideologies of the PDP and BJP was evident before and after they came together to form government in J&K three years ago. When the saffron party sensed Hindu-majority Jammu being slighted vis-a-vis Kashmir under its rule, bosses took the call—and the rule ended.

07 January, 2016

Mufti Mohammad Sayeed, Kashmiri Patriot

Amarjit Singh Dulat

Sadly, in the Kashmiri perception, if he scored a century on his maiden appearance as Chief Minister in 2002, Mufti Sahab was bowled first ball after his swearing in on March 1, 2015.

08 May, 2015

Long Road To Reconciliation

Prem Shankar Jha

Modi Govt must reassure Pakistan that the purpose of forming a coalition with the PDP in J&K was not to cut Pakistan out of the search for a solution.

05 January, 2015

When The Extremes Meet

Aakar Patel

Amid a stalemate in J&K government formation, a partnership between the BJP and the PDP would be good and a moderating influence on both.

02 November, 2005

'We Have Broken The Trend Of Hypocritical Politics'

Nagendar Sharma

It has happened for the first time in J&K that a ruling party continued to speak on issues which it used to while it was in opposition, says the outgoing chief minister, adding that he sees the government, under the new Congress CM continuing smoothl

29 July, 2005

People Power

Mufti Mohammad Sayeed

The People's Democratic Party (PDP) was formed on 28th July 1999. Full text of the founders' day speech by the Chief Minister of J&K who used the occasion to highlight the work done by his party in these six years.

20 July, 2004

'Peace Would Prevail'

Nagendar Sharma

The J&K CM on his "healing touch", Kashmiri Pandits, the violence in his state, the fate of the peace process, and of course the dialogue with the Hurriyat, and says, "finally, those holding the gun would also be told by their masters to allow the pe

06 January, 2004

'A Framework For A Solution'

Mufti Mohammad Sayeed

'To see such a confluence of young blood and brains across all shades of the political spectrum is rare indeed. Not many places in the world can claim to have its top political leadership in their late twenties and early thirties.'

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.

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Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.

Jan 08, 2022 Rakhi Bose

What Is The Future Of The Liberal Arts In Asia?

Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.

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Nagaland To Lakhimpur Kheri: Rights, Regimes And Restitutions in Times Of Turbulence

The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.

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