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The growing phenomenon of demonising Muslims

Jammu, Aug. 19 -- The majority-minority cleavages seem to be sharper in democracies than in other systems. Ever since the Al-Qaeda terrorist attacks on the World Trade Centre and the Pentagon on Sept... Read More


Avoid border tensions

Jammu, Aug. 19 -- The recent spurt in border clashes leading to tensions between India and Pakistan on the International Border (IB) and Line of Control (LoC) in both regions of Kashmir and Jammu lead... Read More


The long disarm of the law

Jammu, Aug. 18 -- The constitutionality and wisdom of rendering Article 370 irrelevant to Kashmir can be debated. But no matter which side of the debate you are on, the spectre of the Indian legal sys... Read More


Can we consider Zaira Wasim's decision really personal when the personal is religiously and socially defined?

Jammu, Aug. 18 -- "Decisions are personal when they are made on the basis of free will only and not on the basis of general will. Decisions can be considered as free when every individual of society i... Read More


Were Kashmiris in chains then or are they so now?

Jammu, Aug. 18 -- Let it then be admitted that the reasons why of the 11 states in the Union which enjoy "special" provisions, only Jammu and Kashmir has come for correction lie elsewhere than in the ... Read More


6 ex-military, ex-IAS officers challenge Art 370 scrap in SC

NEW DELHI, Aug. 18 -- Six petitioners, including former Air Vice Marshal Kapil Kak and Major General Ashok Mehta (retd.), moved the Supreme Court on Saturday challenging the Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) Re... Read More


J&K Cong leaders in detention; Is India still a democracy? asks Priyanka

NEW DELHI, Aug. 18 -- Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra hit out at the government, asking on what grounds her party's leaders were taken into custody in Jammu and Kashmir. She asked whether it wa... Read More


'Over 4,000 people arrested in Kashmir since August 5'

SRINAGAR, Aug. 18 -- Thousands of people have been detained in Kashmir over fears of outbreaks of unrest after the BJP government stripped of the special status to the State two weeks ago, the state g... Read More


DGP review security situation at Rajouri, Udhampur

Jammu, Aug. 18 -- DGP J&K, Dilbag Singh today paid a day long visit to Rajouri, Udhampur and Jammu to review the security scenario and law & order situation in these districts. He interacted with poli... Read More


Complete normalcy in Jammu region: Div Com

Jammu, Aug. 18 -- Divisional Commissioner, Jammu, Sanjeev Verma today said there is complete normalcy in Jammu division and urged people not to pay any heed to rumours and maintain peace and harmony. ... Read More