Jammu & Kashmir




Hindu temple desecrated in Jammu

Two Shiv Temples Desecrated in Jammu Within 3 Days

In two separate instances this week, two Shiv temples in Jammu city were vandalized, desecrated and devotees abused and attacked. The first incident occurred on Tuesday when one Yasir Alfaz of Shiva…


Political Understatement of Mehbooba Mufti

Antics of political understatement

Mehbooba Mufti’s statement on the militant attack on the BSF convoy in Bejbehara, Kashmir resulting in the killing of three jawans and wounding seven others is a classical example of…


ABVP ‘banned’ on Jammu campuses

After the NIT episode where outstation students were thrashed for ‘daring’ to raise the national flag, now ABVP (student wing of RSS) has been ‘banned’ in all colleges in the Jammu region. Political…


Native Kashmiri Pandit Struggle Kashmiri Pandits soul-searching

Disputing the Return of the Native Kashmiri

(Open letter to the Prime Minister) Honorable Prime Minister, Return and Rehabilitation of the displaced community from the Valley of Kashmir in the aftermath of armed insurgency of 1990, occasionally…


Elusive "Peace" in J&K, Back to Square One

In Pursuit of Elusive “Peace” with Pakistan

In its recently held meeting, the State Cabinet welcomed resumption of talks with Pakistan. Was this endorsement necessary and in consonance with State practice, and what was the prompting? Observers…