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Burhan Wani’s father met Sri Sri Ravi Shankar


The Art of Living founder, Sri Sri Ravi Shankar, on Saturday disclosed that Muzaffar Ahmed Wani, the father of slain Hizb-ul-Mujahedin commander Burhan Wani, spent two days at his Srinagar ashram.

25 injured in fresh clashes in J&K, toll rises to 69

Security jawans guard the town during curfew in Srinagar. (Photo: PTI)

At least 25 people were injured in fresh clashes between protesters and security forces in Kashmir on Saturday even as the death toll in the ongoing unrest in the Valley reached 69 amid curfew in many

Mirwaiz Umar Farooq shifted to ‘makeshift’ jail

Kashmiri separatist leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani on Saturday was detained as he began walking towards the Army’s Srinagar-based 15 Corps headquarters from his Hyderpora residence to present a letter,

Separatists held, march foiled

Relatives carry the body of the teenager, Shakeel Ahmed Ganai, killed in clashes in south Pulwama district. (Photo: H.U. Naqash)

A teenager was killed and several other protesters were injured when the CRPF fired live ammunition to quell a stone-throwing mob at Nikis in Jammu and Kashmir’s southern Pulwama district where a mass

Mirwaiz ‘held’, may be released soon

Kashmir’s chief Muslim cleric Mirwaiz Umar Faro-oq was on Thursday eveni-ng arrested by the police from his residence.

Govt willing to hold talks with Hurriyat leaders

Union home minister Rajnath Singh dropped enough hints on Thursday at the Centre’s willingness to hold talks with Kashmir’s Hurriyat Conference and pick up the threads of the work the previous Nationa

Mehbooba Mufti ends press meet abruptly

Apparently discontented at a question, Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Mehbooba Mufti abruptly ended the press conference she was addressing with Union home minister Rajnath Singh here on Thursday.

Rajnath Singh hints at Hurriyat talks

Rajnath Singh and Mehbooba Mufti interact with media during a press conference in Srinagar. (Photo: PTI)

Despite the mild drama at chief minister Mehbooba Mufti’s residence that threatened to overtake the Centre’s rather conciliatory message to Kashmiris, Union home minister Rajnath Singh did his best to

Kashmir stir: Rajnath Singh in J&K in fresh effort for Valley calm

Rajnath Singh being received by the Deputy Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir Nirmal Kumar Singh. (Photo: PTI)

Union home minister Rajnath Singh began a two-day visit to the Kashmir Valley here on Wednesday in a renewed effort to reach out to as many people as he can as part of the government’s effort to seek

1 killed in fresh Kashmir clashes

A man throws back a teargas shell during clashes in Srinagar on Wednesday. 	— PTI

Over 40 hurt as forces fire teargas, pellets at protesters.

Ever since the BJP-PDP government came to power in J& K, there has been a concerted effort by a section of the media and the entire spectrum of political parties, who call themselves secular, to torpe

A new name has been added to the illustrious list of those who have fought to strengthen democratic India post-1947: Perumal Murugan.