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Love @ LoC

With a cute mute Pakistani-Kashmir girl lost at Wagha border, actor Salman Khan created a highly emotional masala movie that happily ends at the...
Relatives of political detainees coming out of MLA hostel Srinagar - KL Image by Tahir Bhat

The Jail In Neighbourhood

As the UT administration shifted the detained political class from a Boulevard Hotel to the Lawmakers’ Hostel, apparently for the winters, their families were...

Jammu At Political Crossroads?

As the delimitation exercise looks set to enhance the number of  seats in Jammu and Kashmir assembly for Jammu, bringing it at par with...

Jail Placid

Authorities set up six special jails in anticipation of the August 5 decesion. One of them is the Centaur Lakeview Hotel on the Srinagar’s...

A Jinxed Palace?

Overlooking the Dal Lake, a Gothic monster has proven to be inauspicious for everyone — from its builders to those interested in it post-partition. After...

SARFAESI Sales

Properties acquired by wilfully bank defaulters were always auctioned through protracted judicial processes, a system that SARFAESI law simplified. As Jammu and Kashmir is...

IMPRISONED SCHOLARLY

Thousands of people were jailed in Kashmir since 1990’s. Their miserable lives in confinement notwithstanding; scores of them converted their cells into study centers...

Man Behind the Mask

Only an investigation will reveal if the Bandipora shootout that killed Altaf Dar, J&K Police’s larger than life investigator, was a chase or a...

Consumed Careers

Successive governments have mindlessly “hired” people on an ad-hoc, provisional and temporary basis. They keep the government’s service delivery show going on at almost...

MANAGING ECONOMY

Public finances comprise major part of Kashmir’s economy, leaving government as the main employer, spender and the policy maker. As Finance Ministry is rushing...

Sopore Suspense

Decimated by strife, post-1996 Sopore started looking forward to get back to the routine. But it was really never out of the crisis. As...

Shaking em Up!

With the executive implementing the court orders on day to day affairs, people in democratic J&K have started imagining severity of life and inertia...

Jammu 1947

As a student leader, peace activist and a staunch supporter of democracy, journalist Ved Bhasin (May 1, 1929 – November 5, 2015) faced his...

Unmasked

For most of its history, Kashmir remained hidden behind multiple masks, literally and metaphorically. In wake of a looming Coronavirus threat, the people in...

Sheikh’s UN Speech

Within four months after the tribal raids led to the bifurcation of Jammu and Kashmir and eventually triggered the first war between India and...

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