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WATCH: Saffron farmers battling drought in Kashmir
The Pulwama district produces around 60 -80 quintals of first-rate saffron annually. According to the farmers, the market price of one gram of top-notch saffron is somewhere between 250 to 300 rupees. This year, however, the farmers say the production is comparatively low due to a drought
Militants target BJP workers in Kashmir
The killing of three BJP workers in Kashmir reflects the rising anger against -- and threat to -- the local cadres and leaders of the party.
Amshipora encounter: Bodies of three Rajouri labourers exhumed
Families of the three victims, who belong to the disadvantaged and marginalised Gujjar community, have been demanding justice.
Kashmir: Gupkar declaration assumes more significance
On August 4, 2019, a meeting of political parties in Jammu and Kashmir held at the Gupkar Residence of Dr Farooq Abdullah had resolved to protect and defend the identity, autonomy and special status of J&K. A year later, major political parties have reiterated their support for the declaration.
This Time Last year: A Reporter’s Kashmir Diary
A reporter from Kashmir valley recollects the events that unfolded before and after the revocation of the special status of Kashmir on August 5 last year.
Jammu and Kashmir after one year of abrogation of article 370
A year after the government ended the special position of Jammu and Kashmir, the promised new dawn of peace and development in the region is yet to appear on the horizon.
Anti-militancy operations continue in Kashmir amid COVID-19
The increasing number of COVID-19 positive cases in Kashmir has had very little impact on militancy. Over the last 24 hours, nine militants and three soldiers were killed in two separate gun battles across the southern and northern parts of the Valley.
New domicile law: a story of disappointment and breach of trust in J&K
New Delhi has a long track record of belying the trust of the Kashmiri leadership - from the National Conference, the grand old party of the region, to the newly minted Apni Party, the story is well-nigh the same.
Omar Abdullah freed from detention, seeks release of all prisoners
Immediately after being freed, Omar Abdullah appealed the government to release all the detainees languishing in different jails in and outside Jammu and Kashmir. Abdullah also demanded the release of his political adversary and erstwhile counterpart, Mehbooba Mufti and restoration of high-speed data services.
Coronavirus hitting education, business even harder in Kashmir
A woman, who had returned from Saudi Arabia, was tested positive for the COVID 19 in Kashmir on Wednesday. The authorities are taking every possible measure to contain the spread of the virus, putting in place stringent restrictions.