Political, economic and cultural news from the state of Jammu & Kashmir.
J&K's Stateless People
At the time of partition which was followed by tribal invasion, more than 7000 families crossed to this side of the LoC and International Border from Pakistan Occupied Kashmir and the then Western Pakistan. Later on, during Indo-Pak wars of 1965 and 1971, nearly 10,000 families got dislocated from 47 villages of Chhamb area. The families who had to migrate on various occasions since 1947 continue to lack basic political rights.Read Excerpts from Parliamentary Report Here
"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
Pakistani Flag Hoisted On Mufti Mohammad Sayeed's Ancestral House
Date:25 November 2015
A Pakistani flag was today hoisted on the ancestral house of Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed in Bijbehara area, the hometown of three Hizbul Mujahideen militants killed in an encounter yesterday. The 'Green and White' flag was hoisted on the ancestral home of Sayeed in Bijbehara as hundreds of residents were marching in the funeral procession of one of the militants, eyewitnesses said. (read: Smriti Irani on intolerance debate: Doors are open for artists with different views in Narendra Modi's government) Police officials refused to comment on the incident.
2015 News Archives
Centre's package will change JK's economic landscape: Zulfkar
RAJOURI, NOVEMBER 19 : Minister for Consumer Affairs & Public Distribution, Department and Tribal Affairs, Choudhary Zulfkar Ali, said the Prime Minister's reconstruction package will change the economic landscape of Jammu and Kashmir.19 November, 2015 Continue to Message Board