The FallOut

The BJPDP’s ‘Rainbow Alliance’ that was supposed to mend polar differences in politics; geography and ideology finally witnessed a shockingly humiliating fall that commoners had foreseen in 2015 summer itself. Masood Hussain revisits the finer details of the fall while exploring the possibilities of new scenarios fuelled by an active…

Education

The Sand Art

When an entire classroom understood the idea of how sand art can be used to explain a situation in one…

Special Report

Partners In Crime

Separated allies of doomed BJPDP coalition have resorted to a new wave of allegations and counter-accusations. But people are unlikely…

Discourse

The UN Report

by Khursheed Wani The report on the state of human rights in the disputed Jammu and Kashmir region, currently divided…

Books

Re-engaging With History

Congress set up a committee to read Prof Saifuddin Soz’s book as its release triggered a sort of crisis on…

When Chips Are Down!

by Kuldeep Khuda The fluid situation in the state of Jammu & Kashmir over last 70 years and particularly since 1990,…

July 2, 1984: The Coup In Srinagar

by Mohammad Sayeed Malik       There is no doubt that Indira Gandhi, having lost faith in Farooq, took advantage of odd events…

Justice

Indefensible Cases?

The ‘beauty’ of the collapsed BJPDP regime was that the two parties agreed on issues in the Agenda of Alliance…

Politics

Minting Manifestos

As the BJPDP alliance becomes history, the lawmakers from PDP, NC and independents enumerate the incidents and landmarks of the…

Culture

Painting Pain

Artist Veer Munshi’s world starts and ends with Kashmir, his roots, migration and the crisis in between. Last week, his…

Personality

Khursheed A Ganai

In the year 2015, when a 1982-batch IAS officer Khurshid Ahmad Ganai was overlooked for the post of Chief Secretary,…

Politics

Afternoon Annulment

Slightly more than 25 months later, BJP pulled out of coalition at a time when PDP was busy in governance…

OBTIUARY

Mir Syed Shujaat Bukhari

by Umar Mukhtar The journey of Shujaat Bukhari’s life started from his native village Kreeri in Baramulla, which he left…

Conflict

The Shihlipora Shades

On the 17th anniversary of counter-insurgent Azad Nabi’s killing, Muhammad Younis visited the remote south Kashmir village to understand the…

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…

Forum
Photo Essay

Haj 2018: Batch 1, Takes Off

by Tahir Bhat and Bilal Bahadur SRINAGAR: The first batch of Mecca pilgrims from Jammu and Kashmir took off from…