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Shujaat Bukhari

A ‘fit’ Modi has no time to speak on Shujaat Bukhari killing

The Prime Minister can reach out to ordinary people by offering condolences on Shujaat Bukhari’s murder.
Shujaat Bukhari

Shujaat Bukhari took on Nawaz Sharif over Pakistan luring Kashmiri youth to take up arms

 After Hazratbal siege, Shujaat Bukhari predicted that militants had tasted blood and would become more powerful and get support in Kashmir.
Shujaat Bukhari

Political parties remember ‘journalist of impeccable integrity’ Shujaat Bukhari

The 'Rising Kashmir' editor and his personal security officer were shot dead outside his office in Srinagar Thursday evening.
File photo of Shujaat Bukhari | Shujaat Bukhari/Facebook

Veteran Kashmir journalist assassinated, and fresh hope for IIT aspirants

Shujaat Bukhari, senior journalist and editor of Rising Kashmir, was shot dead by three unidentified gunmen outside his office in Srinagar Thursday evening
A representational image of soldiers in Kashmir | Waseem Andrabi/Hindustan Times via Getty Images

Border Security Force troops witnessed maximum deaths along border in 2018

There have been over 320 firing incidents where 11 BSF troops have been killed in cross border firing.
File photo of security personnel in Kashmir | PTI

Officer among 4 BSF personnel killed in Pak Rangers firing along IB in Samba

This is the second major ceasefire violation along the international border this month and comes despite the recent agreement between the DGMOs to implement the 2003 ceasefire in 'letter and spirit'.
Quran verse

Hindu family’s collection of Islamic manuscripts draws art lovers in Kashmir

Over a hundred rare Quranic manuscripts, including the medieval Nishka whatever, calligraphic work and art objects are on display.

Does Rajnath’s latest Kashmir overture signal a possible shift in Centre’s muscular policy toward security?

Experts weigh in on Rajnath Singh's visit to Jammu and Kashmir, his promise to consider extending the Ramzan ceasefire and a possible engagement with the Hurriyat.
Former president Pranab Mukherjee speaks during the closing ceremony of Tritiya Varsha Sangh Shiksha Varg, an RSS event in Nagpur, Thursday

Pranab Mukherjee’s RSS cameo, and all’s well in the NDA family

'We derive our strength from tolerance. We accept and respect our pluralism,' former President Pranab Mukherjee said at a valedictory function of future RSS pracharaks in Nagpur Thursday.
RBI Governor Urjit Patel

RBI increases repo rate after 4.5 years, and Rahul Gandhi’s speech has started a fight

The repo rate is the rate at which the RBI lends money to commercial banks. Which means that home, auto and personal loans are likely to get more expensive.

On Camera

Afghanistan’s hope for peace rests on how India, Pakistan and China deal with each other

A regional uniformity is possible only if Pakistan, India and China can insulate their support for Afghan peace process from regional rivalries.
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Is AAP’s Arvind Kejriwal also guilty of treating Muslims as an unthinking votebank?

Days after Delhi voted in the Lok Sabha elections, AAP convenor Arvind Kejriwal said the Muslim vote “shifted” to the Congress at the last minute.

Defence

A Rafale fighter jet, manufactured by Dassault Aviation SA

Break-in at IAF’s Paris office handling Rafale procurement, cops probe espionage angle

The IAF's office in Paris houses the team that coordinates with Dassault Aviation on manufacture of Rafale jets and the weapons package onboard the aircraft.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Varanasi in 2014 | Commons

Pracharak Modi: The mask you see, is the man you get

India has its first leader who is unapologetic about belonging to the social and political Right. This is how Shekhar Gupta foresaw Modi’s five years in this National Interest within three months of his victory in 2014.