Those Dark Days

Barely married he was and the partition took place. After surviving the massacres at his Reasi home, Karimuddin and his family fled deep into the jungles where they had to manage their survival as the tribals ruled the roost. Finally, they escaped to Jhelum through Rajouri and Mirpur and returned…

Society

Women Prisoners

The days when visiting a police station was anathema for women in Kashmir are over. Now two of the jails…

Special Report

‘Conquering’ Srinagar

Political parties were ‘uninterested’ in the elections for one or the other reason, so were the voters. Finally, when the…

Briefing

Briefing

LONDON A rare vintage sports’ car originally owned by Hari Singh, the last Maharaja of Kashmir, will be the highlight…

Personality

Anil Parihar

In a rare incident, in Kishtwar district of Jammu and Kashmir, a BJP leader and his brother were shot dead…

Discourse

Rajnath’s Revelations

Khursheed Wani On October 23, Home Minister Rajnath Singh arrived in Srinagar for a daylong visit to oversee the security…

Editorial

Subverting Democracy

People living in south Asia are unfortunate in more than one way. Despite being a sub continent with a universe…

History

Before Pathan Raids

A series of developments took place before and after the crucial three days between October 23 and 27, 1947, but…

Life Story

Batting Blindly

When he closed his eyes forever in the lap of his mother, barely six months after his birth, Irfan was…

Classroom

Debating Depression

by Zeenat Farooq Depression is a serious mental and psychological condition that can interfere with a person’s life and well-being.…

Scholarships

Scholarships

University of Texas Dissertation and Postdoctoral Fellowships in USA, 2019–2020 University of Texas, United States of America Application…

Politics

2018 Municipal Polls In Brief

The 4-phase elections for the municipal bodies across Jammu and Kashmir concluded peacefully. Authorities had made unprecedented security arrangements that…

Pulse

Virtual Gulrez

A post graduate in environmental science recorded a Kashmiri song. Watching it emerge as a smash hit on the web,…

Health

SAD Winter Blues

Winters come with cold, low sunlight and a lot of snow and craving for cosy environs. In certain cases, it…

Ecology

Wonder Spring?

A Facebook video showing a spring in a non-descript south Kashmir village following kid’s commands to make its water rise…

Culture

The Kanger Story

Kashmir’s traditional firepot has been part of the folklore for centuries. Though it is a full-fledged economy and an inseparable…

Media

The Foremost Broadcaster

In 1981, when Mahendra Koul (July 28, 1922 – July 18, 2018) visited the 10-Downing Street, he looked at Prime…

Books

Begar In Kashmir History

The forced labour was part of Kashmir’s centuries’ old economic exploitation that killed generations in the service of the despots.…

Photo Essay

Romancing The Chinar

by Bilal Bahadur Srinagar: The onset of Autumn, perhaps, the loveliest season, in Kashmir is when green turns to gold and…

Tourism

The Last Speech

After a hectic 3-day event of travel bloggers and journalists, when a senior officer delivered his “last speech”, it undid…

People

Mixed Memories

Perhaps the oldest surviving pensioner, Abdul Rashid Khan studied forestry in the UK when Hari Singh was still Kashmir’s proud…