It was the Kashmir siege that brought the Valley to the forefront at the hearing, although Pakistan’s ills were also discussed, and Bangladesh and the Rohingya crisis touched upon.
Independence Day was observed in the Kashmir Valley amid tight security and the function was held at the Sher-e-Kashmir Cricket Stadium, in Srinagar where Governor Satya Pal Malik hoisted the tricolour.
On July 22, during his joint media appearance with Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan at the White House, President Trump stunned India, claiming PM Narendra Modi sought his mediation/arbitration on the Kashmir issue.
Farooq Abdullah, presently the Lok Sabha MP from Srinagar, often visits temples across the state and has also been recorded singing bhajans at several Hindu religious gatherings.
The vision document says the party will work for the upliftment of ethnic, linguistic and religious minorities in the State and work for the peaceful and dignified return of Kashmiri Pandits to their homeland.
In Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian district, BJP fielded candidates in 13 out of 17 wards and won unopposed.
Interating with J&K audiences, comprising journalists, artists and students, for the first time in Srinagar, Kaur read out excerpts from her maiden book ‘Small Acts of Freedom’.
In the video, the woman can be seen chanting slogans, even urging the police to do so, saying 'aap bhi Bharat ki hai. Bharat Mata ki Jay bolna hamara farz hai.'
Abdullah has argued for broader consensus among all parties to prevent Article 35(A) from being struck down by the Supreme Court.
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.