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Congress to take part in DDC elections in J&K

Elections to the DDCs and vacant posts of sarpanch and panch will be held in eight phases from December 1 to December 24
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Updated on Nov 07, 2020 11:59 PM IST
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Hindustan Times/Jammu | ByPress Trust Of India, Jammu

Jxto hold mega-tractor rally against new land, farm laws on November 9

Venue of the proposed rally has been fixed between Miran Sahib and RS Pura
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Updated on Nov 05, 2020 12:10 AM IST
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Hindustan Times/Jammu | By, Jammu

Wildbuzz: Pied cuckoo Megh goes off satellite’s radar

Scientists are worried about the disappearance of a Pied cuckoo named Megh and in Srinagar snakes are surfacing in the unlikeliest of places
Pied cuckoo, Megh, fitted with a satellite tag before the bird went off the radar.(PHOTOS: ABDUS SHAKUR)
Pied cuckoo, Megh, fitted with a satellite tag before the bird went off the radar.(PHOTOS: ABDUS SHAKUR)
Updated on Sep 12, 2020 10:29 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | ByVikram Jit Singh

Interview: Urdu scholar and critic, Gopi Chand Narang

The venerable 89-year-old literary theorist on his early memories of growing up in Balochistan, arriving in Delhi after Partition, on the poetry of Ghalib and Mir, and on his lifelong association with Urdu
Urdu scholar and literary theorist Gopi Chand Narang.(Courtesy Gopi Chand Narang)
Urdu scholar and literary theorist Gopi Chand Narang.(Courtesy Gopi Chand Narang)
Updated on Aug 20, 2020 04:34 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByNawaid Anjum

J-K party offices deserted, confusion among workers

The scene is no different at the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) office near Sher-i- Kashmir Park, a five-minute drive away. Here too the gates are shut, with no one in sight.
The only exception is the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) office in Jawahar Nagar, where security has been tightened for officials preparing to dominate the space so far out of reach for the party.(HT image)
The only exception is the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) office in Jawahar Nagar, where security has been tightened for officials preparing to dominate the space so far out of reach for the party.(HT image)
Updated on Aug 27, 2019 09:11 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Srinagar | BySmriti Kak Ramachandran and Rezaul H Laskar

Photo of gun wielding youth in Kashmir goes viral, police suspect terror link

The police said that they were investigating the picture in which Imtiyaz Ahmad Mir, a resident of Gulgam village in Kupwara can be seen. Mir was missing since last week.
Locals said that Mir, in his early twenties, ran a Photostat shop and went missing on June 11 after he left home for the Kupwara market. His family has issued an appeal requesting him to return.(FILE PHOTO)
Locals said that Mir, in his early twenties, ran a Photostat shop and went missing on June 11 after he left home for the Kupwara market. His family has issued an appeal requesting him to return.(FILE PHOTO)
Updated on Jun 16, 2019 07:06 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Srinagar | ByAshiq Hussain

Lok Sabha results 2019: Time for Congress to get an Amit Shah, says Mehbooba Mufti after losing her own seat

Masoodi, a retired high court judge, was leading Mir by 7,600 votes with 18,000 votes to be counted, election officials said.
Mehbooba, who had won the Anantnag seat in the 2014 Lok Sabha polls, was at the third spot, 11,700 votes behind Masoodi.(HT Photo)
Mehbooba, who had won the Anantnag seat in the 2014 Lok Sabha polls, was at the third spot, 11,700 votes behind Masoodi.(HT Photo)
Updated on May 23, 2019 04:24 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Srinagar | ByPress Trust of India

J&K govt orders probe into politicians’ killings since ’18

Additional director general of police Muneer Ahmad Khan will conduct the probe, an official statement said. He has been asked to submit a report within 15 days.
Additional director general of police Muneer Ahmad Khan will conduct the probe, an official statement said. He has been asked to submit a report within 15 days.(HT Photo)
Additional director general of police Muneer Ahmad Khan will conduct the probe, an official statement said. He has been asked to submit a report within 15 days.(HT Photo)
Published on May 09, 2019 12:06 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Srinagar | ByMir Ehsan

J-K governor Satya Pal Malik orders inquiry into killing of BJP leader in Kashmir

The Governor spoke to K Vijay Kumar, Advisor, and directed him to ensure early arrest of those responsible for the killing and spare no one who tries to create fear and panic among the people, the spokesperson said.
Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik Sunday condemned the killing of BJP leader Gul Muhammad Mir and ordered an inquiry into killing of political activists belonging to various parties.(Sanjeev Verma/HT File PHOTO)
Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik Sunday condemned the killing of BJP leader Gul Muhammad Mir and ordered an inquiry into killing of political activists belonging to various parties.(Sanjeev Verma/HT File PHOTO)
Updated on May 05, 2019 05:49 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Srinagar | ByAshiq Hussain

PDP leader wants back remains of Afzal Guru, Maqbool Bhat

A leader of former chief minister Mehbooba Mufti’s Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Monday wrote to PM Modi seeking the remains of separatist Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) founder, Maqbool Bhat, and 2001 Parliament attack convict, Afzal Guru.
Parliament attacks convict Afzal Guru was hanged in January 2013.(PTI file photo)
Parliament attacks convict Afzal Guru was hanged in January 2013.(PTI file photo)
Updated on Feb 11, 2019 11:11 PM IST
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Cop who stole eight weapons was in touch with militants: Jammu and Kashmir Police

The SPO, who is now missing and believed to have joined a militant group, is the neighbour of the assembly member and lives to close to his native house at Zanipora village in Shopian.
The security has been heightened after a special police officer fled with eight weapons on Friday from the residence of a PDP MLA at Jawahar Nagar in Srinagar on Saturday.(PTI)
The security has been heightened after a special police officer fled with eight weapons on Friday from the residence of a PDP MLA at Jawahar Nagar in Srinagar on Saturday.(PTI)
Updated on Sep 30, 2018 01:06 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Srinagar | ByMir Ehsan, Srinagar

Excerpt: Infinite Variety; A History of Desire in India by Madhavi Menon

Hair has been a marker of sexual attractiveness in India across gender and religions. This edited excerpt looks at the history of hairy desire in the country
Hairy tale: Mallika Sarabhai as Draupadi in a production of the Mahabharata in 1989. This is the pivotal vastra-haran scene after which Draupadi vows to only ever tie up her hair after she has bathed it in the blood of Dushasana, the Kaurava who attempted to disrobe her.(Alamy Stock Photo)
Hairy tale: Mallika Sarabhai as Draupadi in a production of the Mahabharata in 1989. This is the pivotal vastra-haran scene after which Draupadi vows to only ever tie up her hair after she has bathed it in the blood of Dushasana, the Kaurava who attempted to disrobe her.(Alamy Stock Photo)
Updated on Jul 06, 2018 10:23 PM IST
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Opposition targets govt as ceasefire in Jammu and Kashmir ends

The BJP-PDP ruling combine blamed unending violence for the Centre’s decision to restart operations in the Valley, saying the militants had failed to reciprocate the peace overture.
Protesters clash with security personnel in Srinagar on Saturday.(Waseem Andrabi/HT Photo)
Protesters clash with security personnel in Srinagar on Saturday.(Waseem Andrabi/HT Photo)
Updated on Jun 17, 2018 11:32 PM IST
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Man, nephew killed by gunmen in north Kashmir

Police said militants barged into the houses of Gh Hassan Dar (45) and his nephew Bashir Ahmad Dar (26) in Gulshan Mohalla of Shahgund Hajin and abducted them and killed them later.
A case has been registered and investigation taken up, police said.(AP/FILE PHOTO)
A case has been registered and investigation taken up, police said.(AP/FILE PHOTO)
Updated on May 05, 2018 03:13 PM IST
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ByAshiq Hussain, Srinagar

Three arrested for trying to extort Rs7 crore from Mumbai developer

A real estate investor is wanted in the case, who had hired the three accused to extort Rs7 crores from the builder
The investor who had given the contract to the three is yet to be arrested.(HT PHOTO)
The investor who had given the contract to the three is yet to be arrested.(HT PHOTO)
Published on Apr 02, 2018 01:12 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | By, Mumbai
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