A Trojan In Hajin

A series of brutal killings by unknown gunmen have frightened the region that was source of scare to most of Kashmir at one point of time. As the complex cycle of killings continues in Hajin, Shams Irfan visited the belt to understand if the erstwhile Ikhwan capital is slipping back to its haunted past. There…

Books

Do Not Wait For UN

Academic Prof Saifuddin Soz has been in politics for a long time. Basically, from NC, he joined Congress and became…

Special Report

In Bits and Coins

The cryptocurrencies are not the legal tender in India but various companies are making big monies in Kashmir, reports Saima…

Discourse

A Fruitless Visit

by Khursheed Wani Home Minister Rajnath Singh arrived in Kashmir in the penultimate week of the holy month of Ramzan amid…

Human Rights

A ‘Mad’ Mother

Deserted by her husband, she lived for the only son she owned after a legal battle over his possession. When…

The PDP Fall: A Complete Story

by Shams Irfan SRINAGAR: At around 2 PM, while most of the PDP ministers were sitting in their offices at…

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…

Forum

Ramadan Fitness

by Asif Ali People nowadays are very much aware of the significance of fitness in the daily life. There is…

People

A Phenomenal Struggle

In making individuals achieve their objectives, there are lots of people who contribute, especially in case of have-nots. But there…

Careers

Fazlul Haseeb, IAS

UPSC 2017, the results of which were out last week, recorded the lowest ever performance of J&K in recent years.…

OBTIUARY

Ghulam Nabi Patel

On April 25, 2018, Ghulam Nabi Mir, 65, was killed near Rajpora in Pulwama when unidentified gunmen fired at his…

Handicrafts

1865: Kashmir Weavers’ Agitation

By all accounts, world’s first organised labour agitation took place in Kashmir on April 29, 1865, almost 21 years before…

Conflict

Major Embarrassment

As Kashmir felt vindicated that the counter-insurgency grid has been using civilians as human shields and sought action, Major Leetul…

Policy

Jammu’s Alternating Narratives

After the gruesome Kathua tragedy, almost everybody is asking: what is happening in Jammu? And why is it happening at…

Culture

A Poetic Struggle

From loudly singing elegies of rebels to holding afternoon poetic sessions with detained in the interrogation centre, Madhosh Balhami has…

Sports

Pitch Inertia

While sports is being seen as the only way-out in youth engagement, Umar Mukhtar found nothing much on ground in infrastructure as…