‘No Statehood, We Want Article 370’

For most of his political career, Prof Saifuddin Soz has been in the parliament. Recently, he was in the news after the guards stationed at his house refused to let him out soon after the government had told Supreme Court that he was…

A Cancer Fighter

As the Coronavirus overwhelms the healthcare facilities in Kashmir, depriving seriously ailing non-Covid patients of a place for treatment, the…

OPD at SMHS

Doc, Heal Thyself

The health givers are messiahs in their own right because they help people to live longer, reduce their pain and…

Special Report

Pandemonium 

Days ahead of the August 5 anniversary, Kashmir’s marginalised mainstream seems in a dilemma. They are unable to strike a…

Special Report

Jail Outbreak

The contagion managed entry into one of the many over-crowded jails in Kashmir pushing the families into a new crisis…

Lt Gov Manoj Sinha

Jammu and Kashmir’s tragically “interesting” times have retained the surprise element throughout the period governance was taken over by the…

Unanswered Knocks

Closure of the State Human Rights Commission has deprived victims of human rights violations in Kashmir of their only shot…

Infrastructure

Highway Helpers

The road connecting Kashmir with the rest of the world is tricky and unstable. It turns bloody on the drop…

Life Story

Knots In The Yarn

Dilshada earned livelihood selling her work at exhibitions outside Jammu and Kashmir. But she lost everything to 2014 floods. Before…

Slim Weddings

From a big, fat affair, the Kashmir marriages have become an austere affair as people adjust to the health guidelines…

The Covid-19 Lifestyle

The Coronavirus pandemic has altered the lives of people like never before. Considering the contagion is unlikely to be controlled…

Culture

Culture Warriors

Farzana Nissar treks deep-south to report the lonely fight of a peripheral theatre cluster to preserve Bhand Pather The road…

Briefing
Sports

Khelo India In The Time Of Corona

Umar Mukhtar In times of Coronovirus when England Cricket Board (ECB) has decided that its players would not shake hands…

Diplomacy

Kabul and Kashmir

As Trump administration finally shook hands with the Taliban in Doha and promised to withdraw within 14 months after 18…

Media

Pulitzer, Finally

Kashmir media has been a harried lot throughout. As the pressures mounted in recent days with cases under harsh laws…

Discourse

One Year of Solitude

The August 5, 2019 decision has larger psychological dimensions beyond the symbolism of autonomy, writes Riyaz Wani When on March 25,…

Books
Naipaul’s Kashmir

Trinidad born Indian origin Nobel Laureate Sir V S Naipaul, who died on August 11, 2018, in London was one…

Films

Kashmir’s Peter Dinklage

Tariq Mir has earned fame and a role in a Salman Khan starrer for being a look-alike of the Hollywood…

Handicrafts

Kashmir’s Map Shawls

Shawls woven in Kashmir were fashion statements on Paris streets early nineteenth century. But it took a long time for…

Security

China And The UT 

After Delhi undid the special status of Jammu and Kashmir and reorganised the state into two federally governed Union Territories…

Justice

Benchmarking Phase

As the hearing of a number of petitions challenging the abrogation of Article 370 resumed, the Supreme Court reserved the…

Banking
J&K Bank Corporate Headquarters Srinagar. KL Image by Bilal Bahadur

Stressed Assets Doubled

As the regulator’s restructuring plan envisaged multiple riders, post-August 5, data indicates that Kashmir has doubled its impaired assets in…

History

A Massacre Debate

The East India Company sold Kashmir in 1846, notwithstanding, a section of British politics was always concerned for Kashmir. Though…

Tourism

Quarantine Hotels

Without tourists since August 5, 2019, Kashmir hoteliers opened doors to shelter the Covid-19 suspects for mandatory quarantine. Initially, most…

Politics

The New Grapevine

Nearly ten months after the erstwhile Jammu and Kashmir state was stripped of its special status and downgraded into two…

Agriculture

High Density Culture

Apple apart, Kashmir has created a demonstration orchard in Srinagar outskirts where some of the best high-density fruits are grown,…

Business

Crucial Service

With a lot of enterprises emerging on social media and the lockdown preventing consumers from moving around too much, Kashmir…