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Crime and Policing

The volatile political conditions of Kashmir have earned the state police not so pleasant an image, but efficient counterinsurgency and surveillance methods evolved over...

Coalition at Crossroads

Rahul Gandhi and Omar Abdullah have been swearing by the relationship that the two political dynasties have had for generations in Jammu and Kashmir....

Kashmir’s Nitasha

Her debut novel speaks a long tale of a lost identity and that was precisely why the jury at Man Asian Literary Prize found it...

STARS OF WOUNDED PARADISE

In spite of batons, bombs, bullets, blockades, curfews, crackdowns, dannert wires, and discrimination, Kashmiris have excelled, are excelling and will excel. Kashmir Life celebrates...

Decimal Divide

Municipal elections have offered decimal statistics of democracy currently in vogue in Kashmir. The black and white map offers a clear view of the...

A Silent Ramzan

As the Covid-19 pandemic has dictated its new rules, there would not be any congregational prayers, grand Iftaar’s and the lockdown will have an...

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...

Darbar Move: An Obituary

Jammu and not Srinagar should mourn the demise of the darbar move, writes Haseeb A Drabu, asserting that the undoing of half capital status...

Love In Turmoil

Kashmir is not only a huge family planning story but an emerging market for aphrodiacs as well. However, in-between lies the larger reality that...

The Invisible ‘Model Viallge Ratinpora’

A barren Information Centre, a hastily constructed community hall and a fenced graveyard is all that stands in “Model Village Ratnipora,” SHAMS IRFAN reports. In...

Reforming Reactionaries!

In the din of ‘rehabilitation policies’, one vital process aimed at reforming the reactionary youth is an underreported effort. Bilal Handoo reports the success...

Cowed Down

Heterogeneity in J&K’s demography has vast scope for differences and many way-outs to settle. But the ‘beef crisis’ that the right-wingers triggered by initially...

Marked Permanently

6250 pellet victims reached hospitals in last four months, however there were innumerable youth who avoided hospitals and tried to manage the injuries locally....

The Fall of The Feudal’s?

(Zaildar-e-Rajpore Aziz Mir's daughter who was married to Ghulam Hassan Drabu of Narwara (Srinagar), a photo copied from the family album of influential Drabu's...

The Pain Manager

Pain is part of life and global in nature. Dr Tariq Tramboo, Kashmir’s young inventor doctor has done pioneering work in pain management thus...

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