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Congress wrests Hindi heartland from BJP

PTI

New Delhi, Dec 11: The Congress was on Tuesday wrested Rajasthan and Chattisgarh from the BJP and was having a shaky lead in Madhya Pradesh while the TRS stormed back to power in Telangana and the MNF dislodged the Congress in Mizoram.In a shock result, a resurgent Congress ended Chief Minister Raman Singh's uninterrupted 15-year rule in Chattisgarh and also regained power in Rajasthan where the BJP won all the 25 seats in the 2014 Lok Sabha polls.Raman submitted his resignation to the Governor anRead
Assembly poll losses make road ahead bumpier for the B

Assembly poll losses make road ahead bumpier for ...

PTI

New Delhi, Dec 11: A clear win for the BJP in the next General Elections appears more challenging after ...Read

People rejected Mandir-Masjid politics: NC, PDP, Cong

People rejected Mandir-Masjid politics: NC, PDP, ...

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar, Dec 11: The National Conference, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and Congress Tuesday said the...Read

4 policemen killed in militant attack in Shopian

4 policemen killed in militant attack in Shopian

Javid Sofi

Shopian, Dec 11: Four policemen were killed in a militant attack on a police post at Zainapora village...Read

Body of abducted Kulgam man recovered from orchard

Body of abducted Kulgam man recovered from orchar...

Shafat Mir

Kulgam, Dec 11:Police Tuesday recovered bullet riddled body of Sheeraz Ahmed Bhat, who was abducted ...Read

38.8% voting in final phase of panchayat polls

38.8% voting in final phase of panchayat polls

Rising Kashmir News

Jammu, Dec 11: In the 9th and final phase of Panchayat polls held on Tuesday amidst tight security, ...Read

Kashmir language activists go into hiding

Kashmir language activists go into hiding

Yawar Hussain

Srinagar, Dec 11:Week on, the Kashmiri language organisations, writers and poets in the Valley have go...Read

Identity of rape victims not be disclosed: SC

Identity of rape victims not be disclosed: SC

PTI

New Delhi, Dec 11: The name and identity of victims of rape and sexual assault, including those who have...Read

Disgruntled Baig appointed PDP patron

Disgruntled Baig appointed PDP patron

Yawar Hussain

Srinagar, Dec 10: Fighting rebellion, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) president Mehbooba Mufti Monda...Read

Abbas Wani quits PDP

Abbas Wani quits PDP

Rising Kashmir News

Srinagar, Dec 10:Former PDP MLA from Tangmarg Mohammad Abbas Wani Monday resigned from the party.Wani ...Read

Justice continues to elude Kashmir

Justice continues to elude Kashmir's pellet victi...

Rabiya Bashir

Srinagar, Dec 10: On the International Human Rights Day, justice continued to elude thousands of pellet...Read

News

Illegal polythene transportation killing Kashmir’s eco

Illegal polythene transportation killing Kashmir’...

'Rabiya Bashir'

'Srinagar: 'Throwing High Court directions to the wind, Jammu and Kashmir government has failed to curb illegal transportation of polythene into an ecologically fragile State through various entry points.According to sources, there is no headway in the detection and plugg... Read

Want to keep communal forces away: ...

Pulwama: Congress Sarpanch candidate from Pinglina Panchayat hal...Read

Koul Commission report won’t be pub...

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir High Court on Tuesday closed down Pub...Read

HC directs Govt to check land owner...

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir High Court on Tuesday closed down the...Read

Kashmir

Worn out transmission lines pose threat to people in R

Worn out transmission lines pose threat to people...

'Noor ul Haq'

'Baramulla, December 11: 'The old and worn out power transmission lines in dozens of villages of Rafiabad area in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district are not only posing a threat to the lives of residents but these areas face an acute power shortage due to deterioration of the tra... Read

Kishanganga project tunnel dewatere...

Bandipora, December 10: To provide mobile connectivity to around a dozen habita...Read

LMD imposes fine on booksellers, sc...

Anantnag, December 11: Taking cognizance of public complaints regarding the Pr...Read

Soz congratulates Rahul on Cong's p...

Srinagar: Senior Congress leader and former union minister Saifud...Read

City

SMC removes bunkers at Amira Kadal after 26 years

SMC removes bunkers at Amira Kadal after 26 years

'Rising Kashmir News'

'Srinagar, Dec 11:'Srinagar Municipal Corporation (SMC) on Tuesday removed all the three bunkers here at Amira Kadal that came up almost 26 years ago.The corporation in the wee hours of this morning reached the spot along with a bulldozer and demolished all the three bunkers fro... Read

6 illegal structures demolished des...

Srinagar, Dec 11:Lakes and Waterways Development Authority (LAWDA) Tuesd...Read

GMC holds ‘Shining Light on Ability...

Srinagar, Dec 11: Government Medical College (GMC), Srinagar celebrated d...Read

KU 2016 undergraduate batch demands...

Srinagar, Dec:It took University of Kashmir (KU) nearly a year to dec...Read

Jammu

BJP seeks proof or public apology from Omar over claim

BJP seeks proof or public apology from Omar over ...

'Press trust of India'

'Jammu, Dec 10: 'The Jammu and Kashmir unit of the BJP Monday described as "serious" the statement by National Conference vice-president Omar Abdullah that some MLAs were threatened by investigating agencies during an unsuccessful attempt by the two-member Peoples Conference t... Read

Former Cong MLA Swaran Lata joins N...

Jammu, Dec 10: Dealing a blow to the Congress ahead of the parliamenta...Read

SWD distributes wheel chairs among ...

Jammu, December 10: District Social Welfare Department on Monday distribute...Read

MR campaign held in Rajouri village...

Jammu, December 10:Hundreds of children, especially those from the Bakerwa...Read

Editorial

Blow to divisive politics

Blow to divisive politics

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''In Jammu and Kashmir state where harmony between communities is an old tradition, year 2013 witnessed a design by some miscreants that would unsettle the peace and throw some regions in a communal frenzy. It started in the town of Kishtwar and on the day of Ei... Read

Human Rights Day

Kashmir witnessed shutdown on December 10, the day that...Read

Walls of Kindness

Primarily, a wall is meant to create a boundary or a de...Read

Streamlining teachers

State Administrative Council (SAC) and Governor’s...Read

Opinion

Nonsense to talk about development without peace

Nonsense to talk about development without peace

'Saqib Nazir'

''Senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad and former health minister (union) said about five years ago that peace is imperative for development in Jammu and Kashmir. As a former chief minister of the state, he must have realized, perhaps following his experience... Read

Persecution of Indian Muslims

In the last four years insecurity among the Muslims in ...Read

Human Rights Day: Time to lend tee...

Human rights are under siege around the world. This wa...Read

Kartarpur: What went before it and ...

The controversy surrounding Navjot Singh Siddhu’s...Read

Business

Shaktikanta Das named new RBI Governor

Shaktikanta Das named new RBI Governor

'Press Trust of India'

'New Delhi, Dec 11'Former bureaucrat Shaktikanta Das, who spearheaded the post-demonetisation normalisation of the economy, was Tuesday named the new governor of the Reserve Bank of India.Das, 61, replaces Urjit Patel, who shocked the establishment and markets by announcing his ... Read

JKMHC, Tourism deptt celebrate Inte...

Srinagar:Jammu and Kashmir Mountaineering and Hiking Club in col...Read

J&K Bank inaugurates new Premises, ...

Srinagar, Dec 11:J&K Bank inaugurated new premises of its Business U...Read

Fruit Marketing Complex Parimpora w...

The fruit and vegetable dealers have complained of non-...Read

Sports

25 matches played on Day 2

25 matches played on Day 2

'Rising Kashmir News'

'Jammu Dec 11: 'In the ongoing National level Football tournament of (U/17) Boys being organized by the Department of Youth Services & Sports J&K under the aegis of School Games Federation Of India (SGFI), 25 matches of the tourney were played on the second day at dif... Read

Kashmir University defeats Haridwar...

Srinagar: In ongoing north-zone inter-University volleyball champ...Read

Seven Stars Baby League held at HTP...

Srinagar: Seven Stars Baby League was held at Hattrick Public Sch...Read

JKMHC celebrates International Moun...

Srinagar:Jammu and Kashmir Mountaineering and Hiking Club will c...Read

Viewpoint

Child Labour: A serious concern

Child Labour: A serious concern

'Aquib Ul Ahad Wani'

''Child labour and poverty are inevitably bound together and if you continue to use the labor of children as the treatment for the social disease of poverty, you will have both poverty and child labor to the end of time. In our country, there is the very signifi... Read

Digital Learning: An overview of MO...

Digital learning is an innovative method that integrate...Read

In the shoes of a teen

A stage characterized by abrupt physical, cognitive, so...Read

Human genetic rights

Since 1950, 10th December is celebrated as the Human Ri...Read

Responses

Contractual lecturers

Contractual lecturers

'Dear Editor,'

''This is in response to the recent government order about the continuation of contractual lecturers working at plus two level. As per the government order contractual will get the benefit up to 15th January 2019 but recently some principals of various higher se... Read

Internet shutdown

This is in response to the new report titled “JK ...Read

JK Bank PSU

The Governor’s Administration’s decision to...Read

Book Review

From eulogy of Dogra rulers to interlocution fiasco

From eulogy of Dogra rulers to interlocution fias...

'Daanish Bin Nabi'

'' Former Kashmir interlocutor, Radha Kumar’s book “Paradise at War” comes at a time when India and Pakistan have locked horns over the peace process. Besides providing brief ancient history of Kashmir, “Paradise at War” sheds light... Read

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