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Sunday, April 14, 2024
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Cover Story

This is the major copy on most important happening in a week that usually features on page one of the magazine

Kinetic Khan

After being the longest-serving chief executive of J&K Bank and making it state’s first and the only listed company, Muhammad Yousuf Khan, the man...

Closed Doors

In third month of crisis, neither Delhi nor Srinagar is visibly indicating any sort of willingness to seriously engage Kashmir, reduced to a problem...

The New Outcasts?

Dramatic turns and twists at ground zero have squeezed the space for middle-rung workers of unionist political parties, forcing police to set up a...

Unpredictable

High Altitude Battle Unlike the last four phases in J&K, the last one involving Ladakh and Baramulla is being contested by parties so intensely that...

Kashmiri Teen’s Trauma Exposes Flawed Indian Justice

SRINAGAR, India, March 8, 2012 (AFP) – Syed Maqbool Shah, an aspiring teacher from Kashmir aged 17, was visiting his brother in New Delhi in June 1996 when police wrongly accused him of taking part in a bombing.

ACCESS KASHMIR

(Enter into Jawahar Tunnel: KL Image Bilal Bahadur) It was once an alternate cart road to main all-weather access routes to Kashmir. A new modern...
Shergari Palace, the first centre of power of J&K state since 1846, was home to a number of commissions which have ceased to exist now. KL Image by Bilal Bahadur

A State In Transition

After almost three months of lockdown, the state of Jammu and Kashmir finally was re-organised into a federally-ruled Union Territory. To be ruled by...

Poll Perplexity

Within days after the pollster started working towards holding the local body polls later this year, credible reports suggest the exercise may not take...

Lethal Mindsets

After 64 deaths and more than 700 injured, the state is arming forces with ‘non-lethal’ weapons for managing protesting crowds. However, experts say the...

Second Innings

With power as the target, government employees don neta caps post-retirement to restart “public service” while enjoying impunity for the past. Safwat Zargar dwells...

An ‘Encounter’

Hours before the security grid declared the Hyderpora ‘encounter’ over, a couple of tweets by a slain builder’s relative pushed Kashmir to an edge,...

Manufacturing Doctors

Every summer, the CET set off a chain of reports about wrongdoings in the process. This year as the High Court sought status of...

Pellet Debts

After their youngest son was hit by pellets at the peak of 2016 unrest, Rasheed and Wazira Sheikh borrowed a lot of money from...

A law of lawlessness

With debate over revocation of AFSPA getting a lot of media attention, Kashmir Life looks into the law believed to be the source of gross human rights violations in J&K.

The Black Sheep

Kashmir produces seven million kg of wool a year but lacks the capacity to process even one per cent of it. Sold at throwaway...