Decimal Divide

Municipal elections have offered decimal statistics of democracy currently in vogue in Kashmir. The black and white map offers a clear view of the state of indifference, defiance and alienation. Areas with better participation suggested the local politics is yet not irrelevant at all. But the larger question is how…

Industry

Silk Since 1846

Kashmir has seen various ups and downs in managing the silk as an industry and an economy for the state…

Special Report

Manan, A New Wani?

Burhan Wani’s killing in 2016 summer was the key factor in converting a scholar into a militant. Tral teenager used…

Briefing

Briefing

SRINAGAR After struggling for almost 20 days, the families of five militants, who were killed on September 21, in Sumular…

Personality

Qazi Yasir

A day after a video showing Chairman of Ummat-e-Islami South Kashmir Qazi Ahmed Yasir in an obscene video call went…

Conflict

Bear Battles

As the conflict between the wildlife and the human beings is getting frequent at huge costs, nobody is looking at…

Editorial

Managing Floods

After the September 2014 floods that devastated Kashmir, especially the economic hub, the Srinagar, the follow up has been going…

Health

Delaying Emergencies

Kashmir’s roads and the situation send more people in trauma to the hospital than any other area in the region.…

Pulse

Confidant Cricketer

Playing with his toy-cars on a log of wood that was being cut to pieces by his father’s band-saw mill,…

Politics

A Silent Election

As Kashmir’s two main political parties stayed away from the polls and the militants are tactically enforcing a boycott, 392…

Ecology

Wonder Spring?

A Facebook video showing a spring in a non-descript south Kashmir village following kid’s commands to make its water rise…

Classroom

Gase Games

With frequent law and order situation in Kashmir leading to the recurrent use of pepper and tear smoke, Zeenat Farooq…

Scholarships

Scholarships

Scholarships for LLM (Master of Laws) Students at University College London in UK, 2019-2020 Application Deadline: June 1,…

Education

Youth Engagement

by Masood Hussain With gloom dominating the valley, sweet surprises come from the Indian mainland. Last week’s surprises were encouraging.…

Infrastructure

Transmission Tales

In order to ensure that the existing fragile and inadequate power transmission system to Kashmir has a back-up, a REC…

Business

Camping a Life

Camping and trekking have remained associated with the high-end schools and colleges in Kashmir. Shams Irfan reports the emergence of…

History
Civil Secretariat

Between Red And Green

The right-wingers demolished Sheikh Abdullah’s ‘empire’ by taking their battle – Eak Vidhan, Eak Nishan, against the twin flags system…

Books

Behind Broken Glasses

Inspired by the seminal work of James Joyce, Feroz Rather creates magic in his book The Night of Broken Glass.…

Photo Essay

Fateh Kadal Gunfight: A Photo Essay

by Bilal Bahadur Srinagar: Two militants, Policeman and a civilian were killed in a gunfight in Fateh Kadal area of Srinagar…

Tourism

Adil The Alpinist

Mountaineering is a celebrated sport globally. In Kashmir, it has been popular with a section of enthusiasts, one of whom…

People

Mixed Memories

Perhaps the oldest surviving pensioner, Abdul Rashid Khan studied forestry in the UK when Hari Singh was still Kashmir’s proud…