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    Farooq’s release

    | Updated at 10:09pm on March 21, 2020

    ON MARCH 13, Dr Farooq Abdullah, former chief minister of Kashmir and also a central minister, was released from detention. He responded by declining to...

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    India releases Kashmiri politician Abdullah

    Agence France-Presse . Srinagar | Updated at 01:19am on March 14, 2020

    Indian authorities on Friday released an influential Kashmir lawmaker who had been held for seven months after New Delhi stripped the disputed region of its...

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    India Kashmir logs on to ‘slow’ internet after seven months

    Agence France-Presse . Srinagar | Updated at 10:16pm on March 05, 2020

    Authorities in Indian-administered Kashmir restored access to the internet and social media on Wednesday, nearly seven months after New Delhi imposed limits when it revoked...

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    Sick Kashmiris feel deadly consequences of India-imposed blackout

    Agence France-Presse . Srinagar | Updated at 12:40am on February 20, 2020

    Sanaullah Dar was due to undergo surgery to remove a tumour in his bladder. Four months later, he was dead, with doctors blaming a lockdown...

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    Kashmir and other traumas

    Jawed Naqvi | Updated at 12:00am on February 19, 2020

    AFTER tense days despite exit polls predicting outright victory for him, Arvind Kejriwal’s Aam Aadmi Party did sweep the Delhi polls with 62 seats in...

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    India rejects UN chief’s Kashmir mediation offer

    New Age Desk | Updated at 01:48am on February 18, 2020

    The Indian government has rejected the latest offer by UN secretary-general Antonio Guterres to mediate between India and Pakistan on the Kashmir issue, saying that...

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    Ambassadors alive

    | Updated at 12:00am on February 16, 2020

    THE ambassador is not dead; he is very much alive. Diplomatic services from which ambassadors are drawn are alive as well. The government of India...

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    Liberty at the government’s whim

    Suhrith Parthasarathy | Updated at 12:00am on February 14, 2020

    FUNDAMENTAL rights, we have been repeatedly been told, do not exist in silos. The values inherent in the rights to equality, freedom of expression and...

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    Muslim world politics

    | Updated at 12:00am on February 10, 2020

    THE Organisation of Islamic Cooperation is holding a preparatory meeting of its senior officials in Jeddah for the 47th session of the council of foreign...

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    Destroying Kashmir

    AG Noorani | Updated at 12:00am on February 09, 2020

    FOR 70 years, the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh and its political departments the Jana Sangh (founded in 1951) and its successor the BJP (now in power)...