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Sand Storm

At the peak of internet blockade, UT administration e-auctioned around 100 sand blocks along the Jhelum river and some of its tributaries. Most of...

The Other Side of Pain

Killings are painful and shattering for everybody regardless of the politics and profession. On the day of Eid, three cops were killed and two...

Sand Diggers

On a pleasant September morning, Mohammad Sidiq, a sand-digger in his early 30s, pushes his long wooden boat out onto the River Jhelum, which...

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...

A Neglected Spark

As people were anxiously waiting for the fate of Article 35(A), dramatic developments in Kashmir’s ‘war-theatre’, down south, overtook everything. Amid a few fires...

Love Is Not Blind

Think of a life that is without a pair of eyes. And then read Saima Bhat’s report about a boy, the elder of the...

Tourists Return?

After 18 months of hiatus, the tourist footfalls have started surging in Kashmir. Insiders in the hospitality sector believe that if Gulmarg crowds are...

Compromise #1?

Ruling PDP accommodated miner lawmakers of its partner to block non-locals in mining sector. A day later, it faced an embarrassing situation when the...

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...

Sex Slavery

Abducted, she spent more than a year as a sex slave entertaining drug addicts, paedophiles and other criminals who brutalized her childhood. She was...

Jagmohan Days

NDA government’s Padma Vibhushan to Jagmohan Malhotra pushed Kashmir back to his stint in the 1990s’, reliving the days and nights of horror and terror....

Being Covid-19 Positive

Avoided by family and isolated at hospitals, the patients go through a gruelling ordeal on their path to recovery, reveals Saima Bhat On March 16,...

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...

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...

Wall Mounted Peace

An “eternally hopeful” PM Manmohan Singh once famously said the natural resources of the region will jointly be used by people from both sides...

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