Ex-IAS officer Shah Faesal launches crowdfunding campaign for corruption-free politics in Jammu and Kashmir
Shah Faesal said he was asking for money from the people to give them a sense of ownership in his “political movement”
Ex-IAS officer Shah Faesal on aspirations of Kashmiris, self-determination and 'sacrifices' made by Hurriyat leaders
Faesal said the right to self-determination is part of the Kashmir solution and there is a need to rework relations between New Delhi and Kashmir
Shah Faesal set to join politics: Fresh from slick virtual world, real political terrain in Kashmir will test mettle of former IAS topper
Shah Faesal became the first Muslim to top the civil services in 2009, but his performance in grassroot politics will see many a test.
Kashmir faces new security nightmare as militants target political workers to stifle pro-India voices
The stepped-up militant violence against the pro-India politicians has been a security nightmare as the police have to provide additional deployments at the houses of politicians and also provide them bullet-proof vehicles.
According to security officials, though they have been trying to contact the families of the militants to persuade them to surrender, the move has not achieved any major success.
The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has established that top Hurriyat leadership has been receiving funds from Pakistan, which was then making its way to stone-pelters and militants.
Much of the evidence collected against Hurriyat leaders in the NIA investigation was made possible by a dossier created by the Jammu and Kashmir Police while investigation cases of burning of schools and anti-India marches in the Valley
The incident was reported from the Muran Chowk area of the Pulwama district, when some militants lobbed a grenade targeting a police party in the area
Good-governance and restoration of Kashmiriyat are keys to the peace and prosperity of Kashmir, not talking to the Islamist separatists.
Days after Hizbul Mujahideen commander Burhan Muzaffar Wani was killed, the terrorist organisation has reportedly appointed Mehmood Ghaznavi as the new leader.
The idea of Khilafat - different from traditional demands of Kashmir's ageing separatists asking for implementation of UN resolutions in Kashmir — was Wani’s way of communicating with Kashmiri youth, and with Islamist movements elsewhere.
Kulgam encounter: Cops kill Dawood Ahmed Sheikh, the 'second most wanted' Hizb-ul-Mujahideen commander
Dawood Ahmed Sheikh, 21, was a resident of Qaimoh village of Kulgam. He was allegedly a close aid of Hizb-ul-Mujahideen commander, Burhan Muzaffar Wani
Ishaq Newton, 19, as he was known in Laribal, was famous for his sheer academic brilliance and for being an ‘exceptionally intelligent boy’ in school
Ishaq had become part of the Hizbul Mujahideen group and was part of a local unit of militants, all of whom are residents of Tral in Pulwama district.