updated 4:48 PM GMT, May 29, 2015

Pandits deeply divided over possible return to Kashmir

While politicians debate the possible roadmaps for a return of migrant Pandits to Kashmir Valley, the community remains deeply divided over the issue.

H.N. Jattu, 81, president of the All India Kashmi

  • Srinagar: Shiekh Qayoom
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Protest at Nepal relief centre demanding food

Hundreds of Nepalese who have moved out of their houses following the Saturday earthquake staged a noisy protest here on Monday demanding food and drinking water.

The sudden demonstration took police

  • By Anil Giri
  • Category: Features

After 2,000 deaths, fresh tremors rock Nepal

After 2,000 deaths, fresh tremors rock Nepal

Another powerful earthquake measuring 6.9 on the Richter scale shook Nepal on Sunday even as rescuers battled against great odds to try rescue trapped people from the previous day's tremblor that left

  • By Anil Giri
  • Category: Features

Masrat Alam: a rock stuck in Mufti's throat?

Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mufti Muhammad Sayeed's decision to "provide democratic space to separatist politics" by releasing Masrat Alam has badly backfired. Instead, the decision had made hard

  • Srinagar: Shiekh Qayoom
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A horror called Kashmir highway

A horror called Kashmir highway

If you hear that the Jammu-Srinagar national highway is not a road but a horror, don't take this to be an overstatement. Muster up the courage to undertake the journey, provided the highway is open, a

  • Srinagar: Shiekh Qayoom
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Kashmir: inside an erstwhile torture centre

Kashmir: inside an erstwhile torture centre

The 116 km journey from Srinagar to the Lolab area of in Kupwara takes you through rows of thick woods and gorging rivers. I reach the subject of my story, the Gujjar and Bakerwal Boys Hostel, which i

  • Lolab: Shahid Andrabi
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At India Art Fair, a reminder of Kashmir floods

At India Art Fair, a reminder of Kashmir floods
Veer Munshi's installation "Serenity of Desolation"

The audience at the upcoming India Art Fair will visit a traditional Kashmiri house with wooden panes and intricate design and walk through it. The

  • New Delhi: IANS
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'Father of Kashmir insurgency is now for dialogue

The man considered the architect of the anti-India insurgency in Jammu and Kashmir now says that the only road to peace lies in a peaceful dialogue.

But Muhammad Azam Inquilabi is also passionately op

  • Srinagar: By Sheikh Qayoom and Waseem Shah
  • Category: Features

An evening in Srinagar at Sher Khan's skewer shop

Seventy-seven-year old Sher Khan could well be called the father of street food in this Kashmir summer capital, or at least he claims to be one.

As the fragrance of his mutton skewers spreads in Khaya

  • Srinagar: Sheikh Qayoom
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Kashmir: will Sagar retain Khanyar?

National Conference's Ali Muhammad Sagar, who has been representing Srinagar's Khanyar constituency for the past 18 years, is locked in a fierce political battle with Peoples Democratic Party's Muhamm

  • Srinagar: Sheikh Qayoom
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Bhaderwah: Azad's litmus test

This breathtakingly beautiful mountainous assembly constituency of the Jammu region has often been called 'Chota Kashmir' for its geographic, cultural and religious affinity with the Kashmir Valley.

  • Bhaderwah: Sheikh Qayoom
  • Category: Features