Jammu and Kashmir: The protesting employees of Power Development Department have called off their strike, after written assurance from the administration to put on hold the proposed merger of the department with PGCI.
The Delimitation Commission on Jammu and Kashmir has proposed six additional assembly seats for Jammu region and one for Kashmir while reserving 16 constituencies for SC/ST.
Jammu And Kashmir Delimitation Commission, set up to redraw the assembly seats of the union territory, is learnt to have proposed six additional seats for Jammu region and one for Kashmir Valley.
Art requires patience. The centuries-old traditional art of Kashmir has little patronage. Even the youngsters are not interested in picking up the family craft. Is Kashmiri traditional art dying a silent death?
Kashmir: The region recorded the coldest night of the season so far, with Srinagar recording temperature of minus 6 degree Celsius. The sub-zero temperatures have led to freezing of water supply lines in many parts of Kashmir.
Jammu and Kashmir Administrative Council under the chairmanship of Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha, approved the regulations framed by the board of revenue for conversion of agricultural land for non-agricultural purposes.
Jammu and Kashmir erstwhile state was downgraded and bifurcated into two union territories on 5 August 2019. The erstwhile state’s special status was also abrogated.
Kashmir: The unidentified militant has been killed by security forces during an overnight encounter in Pulwama’s Rajpora area.
Kashmir has been witnessing sub-zero night temperatures, with the famous ski-resort Gulmarg recording a low of minus 5.6 degrees Celsius temperature.
Srinagar Terror Attack: The militants have intensified attacks on the security forces in Kashmir recently. The Monday’s attack is one of the major attacks on security forces in Kashmir that has left two policemen dead and 12 others injured.
Kashmir: The militants have intensified attacks on security forces, while Monday’s attack is one of the biggest attack on the security forces in recent months.
Kashmir: BJP worker’s PSO (personal security officer) went missing on Monday along with two rifles from Old MLA hostel in Kupwara along LoC.
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.
The Union Ministry of External Affairs in its reaction to the report on Kashmir said it ‘… betrays a complete lack of understanding on the part of the OHCHR of the security challenges faced by India from cross-border terrorism’.
The Army said killing of Yasir Parray, a Jaish-e-Mohammad militant, who was an IED expert is a ‘major breakthrough’. Parray was killed along with another foreign militant at his native Qasbyar village in south Kashmir’s Pulwama.
After 25 years, the district court of Srinagar has ordered the disposal of the closure report into the killing of a shopkeeper Mohd Ramzan Bhat and has directed the police to constitute a Special Investigation Team to probe the case
Former Chief Minister and Member Parliament Dr Farooq Abdullah:'The restoration of early statehood and Article 370 is the only way forward. Otherwise, Kashmiris will continue to bleed and there will be hardly any progress in this part of the world'.
The decline in fertility rate has an adverse impact on the economic and social aspects of J&K, however experts and doctors see it as a success story.
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.