Thursday, October 18, 2018


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ULB elections in J-K: Boycott, candidate secrecy and 35.1% voting

A woman walking by a polling booth in Srinagar, Kashmir on the day of fourth phase of Urban Local Body elections in Jammu and...
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Why 1200 Kashmiri students threat to quit university?

Kashmiri students are again facing harassment outside the state at Aligarh Muslim University (AMU), forcing over 1200 students to announce that they will surrender...
A paramilitary forces' personnel guarding Amira Kadal bridge in Srinagar. Photograph by Sanna Irshad Mattoo

Unknown candidates, empty polling booths

As the awaited Urban Local Body (UBL) elections in the state of Jammu and Kashmir ends its third phase today, the polling booth across...

Manan Wani’s father speaks about his son

Manan Wani, a scholar at Aligarh Muslim University, had joined militant ranks in January 2018. The Kashmir Walla spoke to his father at his...
What was Manan Wani reading?

What was Manan Wani reading?

Scholar turned militant in Kashmir, Manan Wani, 26, in one of his letters had written that he was reading "politics, learning sciences and deliberating...

Who was Manan Wani?

Earlier this year, standing amidst hundreds of fellow students in Aligarh Muslim University (AMU), eyeing for a better job to live up to a...

Scholar turned militant Manan Wani killed

Police on Thursday identified one among the two slain militants as Dr Manan Bashir Wani of Lolab, Kupwara. The gunfight broke out after a joint...

Mother of three children burnt to death

A mother of three children, 31-year-old, Rehana Gulzar, died after she was allegedly burnt by her in-laws in Ahamsharief village of North Kashmir's district...

Do you remember Asiya and Neelofar?

Nine years ago, on 29 May 2009, two young women, Asiya (17) and her sister-in-law Neelofar (22), married to Shakeel Ahmad Ahanger, went missing...
Bilal Ahmad Ganie's body being carried to the nearby ground for funeral procession on Monday morning. Photograph by Vikar Syed

Brothers of Pulwama: One left half dead and another shot dead

Narwa, Pulwama: At around 9:45 pm on Sunday, residents in several adjacent villages of Kakapora in Pulwama district of South Kashmir, heard a volley...