Jamaat Jammed

As the Jamaat-e-Islami workers are imprisoned across Jammu and Kashmir after the party was banned by the Home Ministry, forcing lot many to go underground, Masood Hussain traces the 10 key dates around which the party’s 75-year old troubled history revolves Within days…

Special Report

Shelled Life

In the aftermath of the tensions between India and Pakistan, serious insecurity has overtaken the populations living near the Line…

Governance

Tinkering Constitution

On recommendations of the governor, the central cabinet approved certain changes in the state’s reservation laws that M J Aslam…

Security

War Memories

As the Line of Control became active and the warplanes started dominating the skies, Saima Bhat met the elders to…

Human Rights

Pushed to Cliff

Gunfights claiming lives in Kashmir is a daily occurrence, however, using civilians as human shield depicts the darker side of…

Personality

Sunil Arora

After finishing his two-day long visit to Jammu and Kashmir, Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora told media in Jammu that…

Briefing

Briefing

USA While the world kept its fingers crossed and watched in fear the two nuclear nations India and Pakistan talk…

Public Affairs

Off The Script

Surcharged young men, many say non-locals, descended on the streets in Jammu and resorted to violence by singling-out particular areas.…

Editorial

Supporting Didi

In wake of the standoff between Mamta Banerjee and the CBI (read central government) over the raids on West Bengal…

Books
Writing For Kids

Once recognized, writers usually avoid writing about the children. This is the key factor for limitations in the Kashmiri literature…

Ecology

Halt Hokersar

Though the project is in its final stage of implementation to reduce the de-siltation, the famous Hokersar wetland requires immediate…

Places

Xenophobic Outbreak

Faizan Ahmad, a student, passionate about journalism, writes his first-hand account about what happened and how it escalated and then…

Life Story

A Brave Heart

By fishing out more than two dozen bodies and saving several men alive from different water bodies, Lelhar’s fisherman has…

Tourism

Hoekh Suen Is Back

As better earning population is consuming fresh vegetables around the year pushing the traditional dried vegetables to history, a hospitality…

Business

Keeping The Date

For managing 365 days and decorating the kitchen walls, Kashmir alone consumes almost three million wall calendars a year. Detailed…

Politics

Chaotic Politics

With many politicians keen to fight for Jammu and Kashmir’s leadership and are in the process of either strengthening their…

Films

Another Majnoon

In the just-released Bollywood flick, Laila Majnu, the cast includes a young Kashmiri artist Abrar Qazi, reports Umar Mukhtar As…

Short Story

The Bald Man and The Raantas

Raantas is Kashmir’s mythical lady demon that roams around during dark wintery nights. Kashmir folklore has countless stories about this…

Society

Living in Refuge?

Despite being UN listed refugees, the Burmese living in Jammu do not see any major shift in the attitude of…

Diaspora

Dinuba’s Kashmiri Mayor

As Kashmir governor Satya Pal Malik is publicly excited over a foreign educated young man becoming Srinagar Mayor, a young…