Abid Hussain

Article 35A row: Protest in Budgam

Article 35A row: Protest in Budgam

Budgam, Aug 31: The adjournment of hearing on Article 35A by the Supreme Court on Friday could not stop people here from protesting. After Friday congregational prayers, people in large numbers came out of central Imam Bargah to protest against ‘planned’ tinkering or abrogation of Article 35A. While chanting pro-freedom and pro-Article 35A slogans, protesters […]

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#Me Too Urban Naxal

#Me Too Urban Naxal

‘To be lynched is a crime. To be poor is a crime. To defend the poor is to plot to overthrow the government.’

By: Arundhati Roy This morning’s papers settle something that we have been debating for a while. A front-page report in the Indian Express says “Police to Court: Those held part of anti-fascist plot to overthrow govt.” We should know by now that we are up against a regime that its own police call fascist. In […]

 EDITORIAL

Attitudinal Bankruptcy

Attitudinal Bankruptcy

Developed West: If you are driving a car and you hear a siren – of an ambulance or a police car – you simply pull up to the side to make way for them. The rule-book says you can’t just slow down but you have to stop, and people obey this rule so religiously that […]

 interalia

Comparative lens

Comparative lens

By: Ramachandra Guha In 1989, after the fall of the Berlin Wall, the political scientist, Francis Fukuyama, wrote a celebrated (and since notorious) essay called “The End of History”. Fukuyama saw the death of communism in Eastern Europe as presaging the death of authoritarianism everywhere. The great ideological debates, he claimed, had ended; now, every […]

 S Tariq

Cartoon 

Cartoon 

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 OPINION

Pride and foreign aid

Pride and foreign aid

India’s refusal to take help in times of natural disasters is self-defeating and against the federal spirit

By: Happymon Jacob The Central government’s decision to decline offers of humanitarian aid from the United Arab Emirates and other concerned countries for Kerala, in the aftermath of the worst flood in the State in close to a century, is unfortunate. Whichever way one plays it, New Delhi’s unwillingness to accept foreign aid reflects poor […]

 Reyaz Rashid

Sinks Sports Club beats Kandi XI by 3 wickets

Sinks Sports Club beats Kandi XI by 3 wickets

Doungdara Super League T20 Cricket Tournament

Baramulla: In the ongoing Doungdara Super League T20 cricket tournament, Sinks Sports Club defeated Kandi XI by three wickets to qualify next stage on Friday. After winning the toss Kandi Eleven decided to bat first, and were bundled out for just 98 runs in allotted twenty overs. After decent start of 45 runs for 2 […]

 Press Trust of india

Arrested activist spoke of “Rajiv Gandhi-like” event: Police

Arrested activist spoke of “Rajiv Gandhi-like” event: Police

Mumbai, Aug 31 :  Police today claimed they have “conclusive proof” to link Left-wing activists arrested in June and this week to Maoists, saying one of them spoke of a “Rajiv Gandhi-type event to end Modi-raj”. An email between Rona Wilson, one of the arrested activists, and a Maoist leader, speaks of ending “Modi-raj” with […]

 Press Trust of india

No change to the processing of H-1B visas: US

No change to the processing of H-1B visas: US

Washington, Aug 31 :  There has been no change in the processing of H-1B visas, the Trump Administration has said ahead of next week’s two-plus-two dialogue between India and the US, during which External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj is expected to raise the issue. “We are already raising the issue formally at various fora. We […]

 KI News

Capacity building tour visits institutes, monuments in Delhi

Capacity building tour visits institutes, monuments in Delhi

Srinagar: The ongoing Capacity Building Tour (CBT) for the 20 degree college students of Gurez to New Delhi visited various corporate offices and   government establishments, which provided them an overview of these centers of technical excellence. The students visited the office of Facebook at Gole Market, Delhi on 30 August 2018 and learnt about the […]

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