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.
Kargil administration says move significant and historical as it will help establish a new and well-planned township in Kargil region.
To carry or not to carry an identity card has become a question of utmost significance in the Valley, say villagers.
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.
Mehbooba said after the death of her father, she was not interested in continuing with the coalition.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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
'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.'
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.PTI Photo
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.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
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.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
He would take his colour, brushes and canvas outside to paint and talk with his love. He would stand close to the window and paint, keeping an eye on his muse.
They say the violin mimics the human sound. In his case, it was that of love, of longing. He didn’t know any other way of loving.
Younger people do not have much progressive beliefs; a 2017 survey found that one-third of young people opposed inter-caste marriage.
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.
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.
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.
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.