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Village head Shot Dead at Bomai in Kashmir’s Sopore

Village head Shot Dead at Bomai in Kashmir’s Sopore

By News Desk SRINAGAR – A village head was shot dead by suspected militants in Sopore area of north Kashmir’s Baramulla district just hours after polling began for the fifth and last phase of Jammu and Kashmir elections. Ghulam Ahmad Bhat, 65, was critically injured after gunmen fired at him in Bomai village, famous for a

Fooling Voters By Invoking Autonomy, Self-Rule

Mohamad Zubair-u-Din Poll bugle has been sounded in Jammu and Kashmir and the regional parties, as usual, are invoking the emotional issues to befool the electorate. The ruling National Conference had guaranteed the repealing of Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) but every time they tried to take up the issue with the Government of

Demystifying Election Drama in Kashmir

Mohamad Zubair-u-Din The Supreme Court of India has rightly gauged the pulse of people in flood-hit Jammu and Kashmir by questioning the political parties for not approaching the Election Commission for postponement of elections “in view of prevailing situation when life has allegedly not come to normal” in the state. However, the assertions of Election

The Curious Case Of Kashmir’s Budgam District

The representative democracy is the accepted creed in majority of the countries of the world. It ensures a close rapport between the masses and the government. The issues concerning the common masses are given due recognition and the necessary decisions are taken. An elected representative is supposed to mirror the opinions of his or her