Men in Khaki

In the backdrop of Kathua kidnapping, rape and murder of little Rasana girl, certain sections of society in J&K are raising fingers towards the state police. Driven by vested interests, the anti-police crusaders are completely unaware of the capacities of the Jammu and Kashmir police, reports Masood Hussain It was…

Human Rights

Juvenile culling?

The most vulnerable section of the demography in a conflict situation is women. But children also have their share of…

Special Report

Classroom In Crisis

In 47 days of schooling in Kashmir, classes were open for 24 days only. What it means for parents who…

Culture

Nun Chai Samavar

Now when electric power and a whole range of innovations have started impacting the traditional ways of cooking and serving…

Discourse

Kathua Fallout

By Khursheed Wani In January, when a former revenue officer, now running a private temple hatched a criminal conspiracy to…

Photo Essay

Romancing the Lake

by Mihir Patilhande Srinagar’s jewel, Dal Lake is the major tourist attraction in the city centre. When you think of the…

Justice

Hang Till Death

As Chief Minister announced a mandatory capital punishment in cases of rape of children, Saima Bhat reports the two cases…

Books

Taking Quran to Dogras’

Amid tensions across J&K, there is one great development: the Quran is finally having a Dogri translation and it will…

Education

Speaking To The Car

Though part of his routine University curriculum, Anwar Naseer explored the possibility of using speech to command a car and…

Security

Ominous Trends?

Between the three gun-battles that dominated Kashmir last week, there were interactions between two parents and their about-to-be-killed militant sons.…

Business

Trading Blows

Kashmir’s trade and industry is confronted with certain basic issues. But the situation in which it operates for the last…

Society

Model Self Help

A specially-abled man, fought odds to survive but struggled to create a difference for the people rendered imperfect by birth…

Handicrafts

The Ocean Thirst

The concrete jungle of Srinagar may be bustling with activity as it expands far and wide. But Zamir Ahmad reports…

Media

Rusting Lenses

More than six months after freelance news-photographer Kamran Yousuf returned home, Muhammad Younis could not get much from the reticent…

OBTIUARY

Maqbool Sahil [1968 – 2018]

by Khursheed Wani A few days ago, I was rushing towards a TV studio to conduct a current affairs programme…