Political, economic and cultural news from the state of Jammu & Kashmir.
Article 35A: Upholding a Constitutional Provision
It is curious that the latest round of agitation in the Kashmir Valley fomented by Separatists who seek secession from India are actually supporting a provision of the Indian Constitution. Petitioners are now arguing that the Article discriminates against the other citizens of the country for they cannot own immovable property in the State nor can they get jobs and scholarships.Full article...
"In truth everything and everyone
Is a shadow of the Beloved,
And our seeking is His seeking
And our words are His words...
We search for Him here and there,
while looking right at Him.
Sitting by His side, we ask:
'O Beloved, where is the Beloved?'"
Jalal ad-Din Muhammad Rumi
Suspected IS Sympathiser, Deported From Dubai
Date: 20 August 2018
Kashmir police on Sunday detained an engineer who was deported from Dubai on charges of being an Islamic State (IS) sympathiser. The UAE authorities deported Irfan Ahmad Zargar, 36, a resident of Bemina on August 14. He was earlier held in detention by Dubai police for four months. After being deported he was detained in New Delhi for questioning for two days before being handed over to Kashmir police. The UAE police arrested him after he returned from Muscat in April. Zargar had been under surveillance for months after it became clear through his social media activity that he was sympathetic toward the IS.
[courtesy: The WQeek]
2018 News Archives
Peace Foundation, Jammu And Kashmir Students Association And Hope Youth Foundation express Grief at Death of Vajpayee
While paying rich tributes to Shri Atal Bihari, Fayaz Ahmad Bhat said Shri Atal ji was the dynamic leader of the people of India and an ideal for many people. He was the well-wisher of needy and poor people. Jammu and Kashmir Students Association Chairman Abrar Ahmad Bhat and Deputy Chairman Raqif Makhdoomi who's also the Founder of Hope Youth Foundation condoles the sad demise of Shir Atal Bihari Vajipaiee ji on the behalf of both the organizations. Chairman Abrar Ahmad Bhat while terming his death as most unfortunate said death like person like him is a big loss to society
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