Last 40 Hours

Nobody knows exactly, the details of Dr Rafi’s last forty hours, till he was located besieged in a Shopian village, alongside top Hizb rebels. His plunge into militancy has baffled Kashmir. Everyone wants to know why a scholar choose blood over ink, reports Shams Irfan On cloudy May 6, 2018…

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…

Special Report

Ceasefire In Retrospect

As the political parties in the state are readying to approach the centre for a ceasefire to prevent mass recruitment…

Discourse

Deadly Drive

by Khursheed Wani The reporters who have covered the Kashmir conflict for more than two decades know that the situation…

Conflict

Ek Tha Tiger

In a fierce gun-battle between militants and the army, Hizb ul Muahideen lost a major face in south Kashmir. Umar…

Alia Bhatt Is In Love With Kashmir

SRINAGAR: Bollywood actress Alia Bhatt is gradually emerging as the big Kashmir fan who wants everybody to shoot in Kashmir.…

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

Let Jinnah Stay Back

by Dr Altaf Hussain Para The disturbances and uproar in Aligarh Muslim University followed by assaults on its students by…

Human Rights

Requiem for Rehti

Since 1998 when her fingers were broken by the soldier who took her son, Rehti did not leave even a…

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…

Books

J&K: Evolution of Communalism

The Hindu Right has evolved its own distinction in narrating and understanding history, especially of Kashmir. As efforts are underway…

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

Carpenting Poetry

When a mischievous boy with Afghan blood was forced out of a seminary at the age of 14, he broke…

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…