Delimitating Debate

Powerful Modi government is reportedly toying with the idea of a fresh delimitation for Kashmir assembly by undoing a legislative freeze. While there is no official word, the debate is gradually strengthening the disempowering debate. But the evolution of the institution of assembly…

Special Report

Blood In Hunger

After many years, the Muslim month of fasting did not witness any cessation of hostilities between militants and the security…

Life Story
Bilkees Khan (KL Image)

Not A Glossy Life

At 17, circumstances forced Bilkees Khan to open a female exclusive shop. Gradually it upgraded into a beauty parlour, a…

Personality

Parvez Ahmed

Saturday, June 8, 2019 morning, rumours were rife that the government has a plan to effect changes in Jammu and…

Briefing

Briefing

SRINAGAR In a surprising development, the State’s premier financial institution got a new intern chairman when the bank was on…

Pulse
Nahida Manzoor Kashmir's First Lady Everester

Kashmir’s First Lady Everester

Umar Mukhtar meets the 26-year-old Zewan girl who is the first Kashmiri Muslim woman who has scaled Mount Everest Nahida…

Faith

Converting Kashmir

Kashmir’s transition to Islam has multiple stakeholders over a long period of time. But for converting Kashmir into an Iran-e-Sageer,…

Editorial

Revival Needed

Markets are showing the same morbidity that was seen after the 2014 floods. There were serious efforts to revive but…

Discourse

Deconstructing Modi 2.0

by Masood Hussain Narendra Modi’s victory in the just-concluded Lok Sabha elections is not an ordinary one. It is a…

Books
Srinagar Fires 1892

Kashmir was always interesting and enigmatic. Charles Adolphus Murray, the 7th Earl of Dunmore was in Srinagar in May 1892,…

Forum

Celebrating Eid-2019

 by Sheikh Umar Ahmad The month of Ramadan is about to conclude and we are going to celebrate the Eid-2019…

Security

Al Qaeda’s Last Man?

It took counter-insurgency grid six years to trace Zakir Musa. But will his killing mark an end to the outfit…

Elections

Low Poll Heroics

In the just-concluded Lok Sabha polls that gave Narendra Modi a Himalayan mandate, Jammu and Kashmir also sent six representatives…

History
An 1890 photograph of Khanqah and its adjoining homes taken from the banks of Jhelum.

Like Father, Like Son

A decade after Amir-e-Kabir’s departure, his son came with 300 preachers. But his nearly two-decade-long sojourn in Srinagar witnessed a…

Classroom

Science Behind Ramadan Fasting

by Dr Zeenat Farooq Apart from the spiritual experience that a person undergoes during Ramadan fasting, there are tremendous scientific…

Health
The-Ultimate-Bodybuilding-Supplement-Stack-Fabodylous

Body Beautiful

Gone are the days when the girls were under pressure to look good. The social media has pushed men to…

Human Rights
People carry bodies of three civilians during the funeral procession in Baramulla, on May 1, 2018. KL Image: Bilal Bahadur

Three Friends, one Fate

A year after three young friends were killed in cold blood, their families chased the case and finally met the…

Conflict
Bashir Ahmad with his father in this family photo.

Suicide On Road

After finding the situation not conducive to sustain his family, a man who availed the rehabilitation package to return home,…

Entrepreneurship

Dial For A Gift

She was in the MBA classroom when she started her business from her upmarket residence. She takes orders for gifts…

Media
Supriya-Sahu-DG-Doordarshan and Rayees Mohiuddin KBC Kashmir Life Kus bani koshur karorpaet

Screen Millionaires

After being part of Kashmir’s routine for decades, media liberalisation took Doordarshan’s audience away to private channels. Delhi spent billions…