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The Legend of Jamia Masjid -- Photo:Bilal Bahadur.
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Op Gibraltar

Half a century eclipsed since Pakistani dictator Ayub Khan pushed regulars disguised as Mujahedeen behind enemy lines into Kashmir thinking it would fetch him...

Democracy’s Kings

Everybody in J&K politics aspires to be the Chief Minister. It is not only because it is the ultimate what the politics can offer...

Flooded Faithfully

It was not individual greed or the policy failure at the highest decision-making levels only that Kashmir’s watercourse is facing barriers. Even the faithful...

Blood, Boycott, Democracy

In a bid to see democracy restored at ground zero, Delhi skipped concerns of Kashmir’s two main political parties and ignored an overwhelming situation,...

Deadly divide

Separated in birth by a year and in death by 6 kms, sub inspector Feroz Dar and rebel commander Bashir Lashkari belonged to two...

Exams, Eyes & Politics

With ‘dead eyes’ in background and at the peak of a debate over education when parents drove more than 80,000 students to the examination...

Wealth of Faith

Religious endowments and various Trusts managing them for the people of different faiths often function as autocratic systems. But as Hussain Danish reports, some...

Horror Hills

Exposed directly to the extremity of conflict, Kashmir’s serious distressed border belts will take a long time to become normal. More than shells and...

Risk manager

From an agriculture graduate to top notch financial wizard, Jumsheed Hussain has had a total U-turn in his career. He is probably the only...

Highway Horror

When an explosives-laden car driven by a militant ambushed a convoy driving paramilitary men who were to resume their duties in Srinagar, 49 personnel...

HIV Enters Schools

The growing incidence of HIV infection in J&K has been an open secret for some time, but now the monster has extended its reach...

Jungle Outreach

After the drastic drives of “evicting” the forest “encroachers”, when an expert team visited the communities living in the forest periphery, the residents opened...

School of Defection

With assembly active and no government in place, various politicians are attempting to get power and are keenly exploring the possible loopholes in state’s...

Costly Acquittals

In the 1996 Rajasthan bus-blast case, police booked, among others, four Kashmiris – arrested from Kathmandu and Gujarat. A trial was launched and the...
Messy Millions Cover Story

Messy Millions

As crores of rupees flow into the sleepy Letpora hamlet, a dangerous consumerism has set in among the villagers, replacing simplicity and appetite for...

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