Farooq Abdullah—many voices, many faces

RASHID AHMAD Former chief minister and National Conference president Dr Farooq Abdullah was heckled by a mob at Hazratbal during Eid prayers on Wednesday. The mob was apparently angry over Abdullah for chanting slogans “Bharat…


Veteran journalist Kuldeep Nayar passed away at 95

SRINAGAR (Agencies) Kuldip Nayar, renowned journalist, author and human rights activist passed away on Thursday. He was 95. Nayar, a former editor of The Indian Express, was also the author of 15 books including “Beyond…






Satya Pal Malik new Governor of Jammu and Kashmir

SRINAGAR (Agencies) Governor NN Vohra has finally been shown the door by the BJP-led government at the centre and he has been replaced Bihar Governor Satya Pal Malik. Reports on Vohra’s exit were making rounds…




More than two million Muslims begin hajj pilgrimage

Mecca, Saudi Arabia -More than two million Muslims from around the globe started the hajj pilgrimage on Sunday in Saudi Arabia, one of the world´s largest annual gatherings in a country undergoing unprecedented change. The…