All posts by: Rizwan Ahmad

Is Mehbooba abandoning her soft-separatist political credentials?
6 days ago

In recent months, it has become a habit with the Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti to make statements which....

Kashmiris don’t want to disrupt encounters, they want a political solution
February 18, 2017

Encounter at Frisal, Kulgam had started at 12 on the night of February 13 and by the dawn....

Jammu and Kashmir: Kulgam encounter killings put peace on test in valley
February 13, 2017

Just when we thought that the situation had returned to normal and people were looking forward to an....

Musharraf shocked by Hafiz Saeed’s detention, says he is not a terrorist but a mujahid
February 7, 2017

Former Pakistan president Pervez Musharraf has slammed Pakistan government for detaining the Lashkar-e-Taiba founder Hafiz Saeed, saying he....

Pakistan Army’s new song on Kashmir Solidarity Day goes viral in the Valley
February 6, 2017

On Kashmir Solidarity Day on February 5, Pakistan Army’s media wing Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) released a song....

Spurious drugs supplied to hospitals in J&K, the government fails to act
February 2, 2017

In an expose which has once again blown the cover from a thriving drug mafia in J&K, spurious....

Kashmir assembly: Ruckus over Article 370 puts the PDP-BJP alliance at stake again
February 1, 2017

Going by the egregious ideological rifts surmounted by the PDP-BJP coalition in its two-year rule, Tuesday’s tussle over....

Kashmir government has no plans to ban pellet guns as thousands still suffer in hospitals
January 30, 2017

It is now official, Jammu and Kashmir has no plan to ban the pellet guns. That is if there....

Nonstop snowfall brings hardships to Kashmir Valley, people remain confident
January 27, 2017

Kashmir has been experiencing recurrent heavy snowfall over the past fortnight which has thrown life out of gear:....

After lathis rain on Jallikkattu protesters, Kashmir pellet victims ask: Will pellets be used only in Valley?
January 24, 2017

On chilly Sunday morning, a clutch of youngsters, donning sunglasses appeared at the Press Enclave in Srinagar. They....

Kashmiri Pundits one step closer to return, but a longer journey ahead
January 20, 2017

When presenting his maiden budget in Jammu Kashmir Assembly on March 22 last year, finance minister Haseeb Drabu....

Iranian university mourns Burhan Wani
January 18, 2017

If one thought only Pakistan was interested in the popular Hizbul Mujahideen commander Burhan Wani whose death on....

New viral video in Kashmir shows Lashkar, Hizbul militants bonding together
January 14, 2017

A militant with a Kalashankov in hand enters the room and an unidentified commander already sitting there hugs him....

Pre-empting Hurriyat, Mehbooba offers rehabilitation package to victims of summer unrest
January 11, 2017

In a determined bid to rebuild bridges with the people, J&K Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti has come out....

My book holds up a mirror to the Pakistani society, using the poetry and character of Nanak: Haroon Khalid
January 10, 2017

Haroon Khalid, an educationist, freelance journalist and a travel writer hails from Islamabad, Pakistan. He has been traveling extensively....

Valley reeling under heavy snowfall but thousands still attend militant’s funeral
January 7, 2017

It was heavily snowing in Sopore through the night.  The accumulation of more than a feet of snow....

Summer Unrest echoes in J&K House, Opposition blames Govt for killings, blindings
January 5, 2017

  The J&K Assembly session has unfolded along predictable lines, almost appearing a replication of 2010 session. A....

In a first, a cop gets militant’s funeral in Kashmir
January 3, 2017

When Abdul Kareem’s body reached his village at Langate in North Kashmir,  the residents visited his house in....

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