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Saima Bhat

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Jail Worries

With the septuagenarian separatist dying of Covid-19 in a Jammu jail, hundreds of families are worried across Kashmir. Now the political class has requested...

Zoom Courts

Forced to go virtual, the courts in Kashmir found the going tough during the lock-down in 2020, reports Saima Bhat In July 2020, Mohammad Sultan, 56,...

18 Months After

On February 5, the sudden restoration of the high-speed mobile internet pleasantly surprised people. But nobody answers the question as to why it took...

Warming Up Winter 

As the temperature plummets across Kashmir, various individuals and social groups are helping the poor brave the bitter cold, reports Saima Bhat On a spine-chilling...

Jammed January

As mercury dropped to a record low consistently, Kashmir faced the harshest winter in thirty years. With cascading effect on every sphere of life, Saima...

Decision To Revoke 4G Ban Year And Half Later Evokes Gratitude And Grievance ...

by Saima Bhat SRINAGAR: After remaining suspended for around eighteen months, the government on Friday decided to restore the 4G mobile internet services in the...

Vaccine Hesitancy

As Covid-19 vaccination gathers pace in Kashmir, a section of people are sounding cautious not knowing that sixty per cent of vaccines consumed globally...
An 1870 lithograph showing a group of Kashmiri Mulsim women in Srinagar.

A Virtual Yarbal

Part of folklore now, Yarbal in Kashmir was not the spot of gossip alone, it was a source of community interaction and involvement. Following...

Pandemic’s Emotional Toll

In Kashmir, Covid-19 hasn’t infected and killed people alone. It has broken families or pushed them into crises that are unlikely to settle. Saima...

The Female Flock

For the first time in history, such a large number of women from Jammu and Kashmir will join the system as members of the...

Losing The Heart

The sudden death of reporter Mudasir Ali has not only spotlighted the stresses and insecurities in media but opened up the issues of heart...

Women In Power

The ongoing District Development Council (DDC) election is adding around 100 new females to the power set-up in Jammu and Kashmir. Right now when...

Relief, Hotels In Gulmarg Asked To Function Normally Till March

by Saima Bhat SRINAGAR: In view of the ongoing winter games held at famous ski resort Gulmarg, which will be followed by the events on...

For A Change, Kejriwal “Detained” To Live Kashmir “Model” He Supported In 2019

by Saima Bhat SRINAGAR: In an interesting development, Delhi on Tuesday looked like Kashmir. The spin in the situation was reported when the ruling party...

Cancer’s Covid-19 Overlap

Covid-19 scare jammed life and people started avoiding hospitals. What happened to cancer patients? Saima Bhat visited Kashmir’s major cancer treatment facilities to get...