When NC Ceased To Exist

If BJP undoes its erstwhile ally, the PDP in Kashmir, it may not be happening for the first time. A year after the Delhi agreement, Nehru’s Congress deposed Sheikh Abdullah in August 1953, jailed him, and wrested his National Conference till it merged with Congress. B P Sharma details the…

Books

Behind Broken Glasses

Inspired by the seminal work of James Joyce, Feroz Rather creates magic in his book The Night of Broken Glass.…

Special Report

2 Murders, 1 Arrest

Jammu is gradually getting back to the news. A body bag on a day for two days was what kept…

Pulse

‘Munni Kay Papa’

In the star-cast of the remake of the epic, Laila Majnu, released last week is a Kashmiri actor Mir Sarwar.…

Life Story

Exceptional Writer

A man who has picked up the art of calligraphy from his ancestors, decided to transfer the art to children…

Business

Loss at Lethpora

For an improved quality of travel, the new highway bypassed all the major markets barring Lethpora and Sangam. But, Muhammad…

Education

Creative Twins

In a distant Kokernag village, there are twin brothers, sons of a labourer, who have more than 40 innovations to…

Briefing

Briefing

SRINAGAR Bollywood actor, Prachi Desai was recently in Kashmir for an ad film shoot. She was spotted in Dal Lake.…

Editorial

Welcome Talat Ahmad

After the new Vice-Chancellor came to serve the University of Kashmir for the second time, there have been some interesting…

Discourse

Abject August

By Khursheed Wani Historically, the month of August has not been too august for Kashmir. The creation of two independent…

Personality

Justice Gita Mittal

Since 1928, the year then Maharaja of Jammu and Kashmir, Hari Singh, established High Court of Judicature, there has been…

Classroom

Sunburn

You lie out in the sun hoping to get a golden tan, but instead walk away from your lounge chair…

Scholarships

Scholarships

Master Scholarships for Students of Uganda, Ethiopia, Rwanda and Tanzania to Study in UK, 2019 The University of Manchester, UK…

Infrastructure

Bypassing Livelihoods

As the people have started enjoying the ‘long drive’ on Kashmir’s first motorway, the alternative highway, saving time and fuel,…

Industry

Breaking Solina’s Silence

For the last many years, a process was set in motion to convert the heritage filatures in the sprawling Solina…

Politics

Seeking His Daughter

BJP has two items crucial to its vote bank politics: the beati (daughter) and the jawan (soldier). But Jammu 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…

Forum
Photo Essay

August 15: A Photo Essay

By Bilal Bahadur SRINAGAR: Governor N N Vohra on Wednesday hoisted the tricolor at the State level function on the occasion…