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AA Edit | Court wages war on hate

Haters are not part of the solution; they are out there only to aggravate problems and must be resisted by society with all available tools

03 May 2023 12:15 AM

Praveen Davar | Looking back: How Goa was made a part of India in 1961

Nehru had made up his mind, and on December 17 Indian troops moved into Goa and, within 26 hours, made it a part of India

20 Jan 2022 1:14 AM

Kashmiris are mysteriously vanishing from WhatsApp

Facebook soon cleared the air saying the disappearances were the result of WhatApp’s policy on inactive accounts.

06 Dec 2019 6:05 AM

Mood in Valley: A sense of hurt, betrayal, defiance

The situation on the ground is already fluid and disquieting, notwithstanding those at the helm seeking to present a rosy picture.

13 Nov 2019 12:46 AM

In a state of turbulence, J&K splits into two UTs

The two new entities take the total number of UTs to nine and bring down the number of states in India to 28.

01 Nov 2019 6:51 AM


India and China in war of words over UTs’ creation

Beijing calls move ‘null and void’, India hits back.

01 Nov 2019 12:32 AM

Jammu and Kashmir not a state from today, split into UTs; Prez rule revoked

This is for the first time that a state is being converted into two Union Territories.

31 Oct 2019 8:55 AM

Shameful: CPI(M) shuns govt's decision on separation of Ladakh from J&K on Oct 31

With effect from Oct 31, Jammu and Kashmir will be bifurcated into two UTs -- J&K, and Ladakh.

30 Oct 2019 5:27 PM

Farooq kin among 13 J&K women arrested over stir

Hours after postpaid mobiles restored, SMS services stopped.

16 Oct 2019 1:54 AM

Kashmiris left in lurch by politicians, separatists

Political parties, separatists have not issued statements to guide people’s protest.

22 Sep 2019 5:39 AM


No respite in sight as J&K lockdown enters 25th day

Similarly, threat of attacks or stone-pelting in the Valley could go up in the run up to October 31, when the two UTs will be born.

30 Aug 2019 3:08 AM

Militants kill 2 nomads a week after abduction

A report, not denied or confirmed by the authorities, said that Ahmed was beheaded by the abductors.

28 Aug 2019 2:18 AM

Lok Sabha passes historic bill on 2 new Union territories in J&K

The home minister said the government would not talk to Hurriyat Conference, but was ready to speak to the people of Kashmir.

07 Aug 2019 2:17 AM

Surat school created special human chain to celebrate abrogation of Article 370

The Centre had revoked which gave special status to and proposed that the state be bifurcated into two Union Territories, and Ladakh.

06 Aug 2019 9:17 AM

J&K bifurcation: Keep forces on ‘maximum alert’, states and UTs told

The return of Kashmiri Pandits to the land of their ancestors figures high on the BJP’s political agenda.

06 Aug 2019 5:23 AM


PDP MP tears Constitution in RS to protest against scrapping of Article 370

PDP MP Mir Mohammad Fayaz also went on to tear his kurta in protest of the move taken by the Home Minister.

05 Aug 2019 1:38 PM

Doctors' strike: Union Health Minister urges CMs to ensure safety of doctors on duty

The ongoing strike by the medical practitioners entered its fifth day in West Bengal.

15 Jun 2019 7:41 PM

91 constituencies across 18 states, 2 UTs to vote today

The voting for seven phased Lok Sabha polls will culminate on May 19, while the counting will be held on May 23.

11 Apr 2019 4:44 AM

Drive to see how safe it is

Sangeetha Sridhar is on a solo trip across 150 cities in India to prove a point.

07 Apr 2019 2:35 AM

Over 1,000 doctors appeal to PM Modi to enforce e-cigs ban

On August 28, 2018, the ministry of health & family welfare (MoHFW) had issued an advisory to all states/UTs to ban ENDS.

25 Mar 2019 2:49 AM