Author: Aarti Tikoo

Mehbooba Mufti Flouted Rules To Give Pro-Pakistan Separatist SAS Geelani’s Grandson A Government Job In 2016: Sources

NEW DELHI/SRINAGAR: Former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Mehbooba Mufti had given pro-Pakistan separatist Syed Ali Shah Geelani’s grandson a government job by breaching all official rules and procedure in 2016, top sources said. The Jammu & Kashmir administration on Saturday terminated services of pro-Pakistan separatist Syed Ali Shah Geelani’s grandson Anees Ul Islam from …

“Gandhi & Savarkar, Two Irreconcilable Poles Of Indian History”: Sampath

Historian, author, Vikram Sampath, brought about a paradigm shift in the thinking about historical figures, with his book on Veer Savarkar —  ‘Savarkar: Echoes from a forgotten past’. And now with his second volume on Savarkar — ‘Savarkar: A contested Legacy’, Sampath has brought a closure to the biggest controversial question on the man himself …

Sikhs Hurt, Angry Over Killings, But Won’t Leave Kashmir

SRINAGAR: Supinder Kour’s children are numb and her other family members inconsolable. Principal of Government Higher Secondary School, Eidgah in Srinagar, Kour was shot dead along with a non-Kashmiri Hindu teacher, Deepak Chand, last week. Speaking to The New Indian, acquaintances and other mourners at her house in Aloochi Bagh, Srinagar, said that Supinder and Deepak were …

Sikhs Hurt, Angry Over Killings, But Won’t Leave Kashmir

SRINAGAR: Supinder Kour’s children are numb and her other family members inconsolable. Principal of Government Higher Secondary School, Eidgah in Srinagar, Kour was shot dead along with a non-Kashmiri Hindu teacher, Deepak Chand, last week. Speaking to The New Indian, acquaintances and other mourners at her house in Aloochi Bagh, Srinagar, said that Supinder and Deepak were …

Large Candlelight Vigil Organised In Srinagar’s Lal Chowk In Honour Of Minorities Killed

SRINAGAR: Kashmiri Pandits and Muslims in large numbers took part in a candle light protest against the killing of civilians belonging to minority communities in Srinagar’s Lal Chowk. Most protesters demanded stern action against the culprits and adequate security for the minorities. Take a look at our special report.

JCO Among 5 Army Personnel Killed In Encounter With Terrorists In J&K’s Poonch

SRINAGAR (J&K): A gunfight with terrorists in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir claimed the lives of 5 Indian Army personnel, including a Junior Commissioned Officer (JCO) on Monday afternoon. According to a defense spokesman, the operation began in the early hours of the morning in a village near Dera Ki Gali in Surankote after …

Kashmiri Pandit Woman Sarpanch Urges Her Displaced Community To Protest At Lal Chowk, Srinagar

SRINAGAR: Even as displaced Kashmiri Pandits took to streets in various cities across the country on Sunday, to protest against the recent killing of Hindus and Sikhs by terrorists in Srinagar, an undaunted Kashmiri Pandit woman Sarpanch has appealed to her community to return to Kashmir and protest at Lal Chowk, Srinagar instead. In an …

Once Neutral, China’s Recent Ties With Taliban Worry For India: Tharoor

New Delhi: He is one of India’s most flamboyant politicians. A former diplomat, a historian, a writer, a former minister and a Member of Parliament (Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala) from the Congress party, Shashi Tharoor wears several hats. In a candid conversation with Aarti Tikoo, Dr Tharoor speaks on issues that concern us. Aarti Tikoo: After 20 …

Large Candlelight Vigil Organised In Srinagar’s Lal Chowk In Honour Of Minorities Killed

Kashmiri Pandits and Muslims in large numbers took part in a candle light protest against the killing of civilians belonging to minority communities in Srinagar’s Lal Chowk. Most protesters demanded stern action against the culprits and adequate security for the minorities. Take a look at our special report.

Once Neutral, China’s Recent Ties With Taliban Worry For India: Tharoor

NEW DELHI: He is one of India’s most flamboyant politicians. A former diplomat, a historian, a writer, a former minister and a Member of Parliament (Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala) from the Congress party, Shashi Tharoor wears several hats. In a candid conversation with Aarti Tikoo, Dr Tharoor speaks on issues that concern us. Aarti Tikoo: After 20 …

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