Sheikh-ul-Aalam: A Rediscovery

In last 500 years, most of the literature produced about the movement that Sheikh Nooruddin Noorani led in medieval Kashmir is shrouded in myths and miracles. Some new works have attempted rediscovering the Sheikh by linking his poetry to the era he lived and the challenges he faced. This must…

Education

Zaiba Aapa’s School

After unknown gunmen left a young science graduate to survive crippled, he felt the pain of the people with serious…

Special Report

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…

Floods

Building For Poor

A nongovernmental organization that has worked on rehabilitation front in 2005 earthquake raised nearly seven crore rupees to create small…

Personality

Saif-ud-din Soz

Former Union Minister Professor Saif-ud-din Soz’s upcoming book ‘Kashmir: Glimpses of History and the Story of Struggle’, has already generated…

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…

Culture

Naat Gou Sardar

A school teacher grew with Muslim friends and was influenced by the eulogies sung in the praise of prophet of…

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…

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.…

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…

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…

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…

Forum

Ramadan Fitness

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

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…