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Optics Only

If we go by the outcome of the PM's all-party meeting with Jammu and Kashmir politicians, the centre has stayed true to its course...

Yatra. Really?

Amarnath pilgrimage could undo the painstaking efforts to control the virus in Kashmir, writes Riyaz Wani With the annual Amarnath yatra drawing near, the Jammu...

A General Visit

Army chief General M M Naravane concluded his Kashmir visit on a positive note writes Zahoor Malik Army chief General M M Naravane concluded his...

End The Lockdown

by Riyaz Wani A recent runaway surge in coronavirus cases temporarily threatened to plunge Jammu and Kashmir into the same chaos as was unfolding in...

Stealing The Bread

In trying circumstances enforced by the pandemic, the ration mafia working with the officially run PDS chain denies the poor their share of the...

Exchanging Sweets

Exchange of sweets between the armies of India and Pakistan on Eid is a healthy sign that ceasefire is holding, writes Zahoor Malik When Covid19...

Devastating Coverage

It is unlikely that there will be a leadership challenge to the Prime Minister, Narendra Modi but his political capital will not escape unscathed...

Follow SOPs

Gathering triggered by panic shopping prior to brief lockdowns is  a cause of concern, writes Zahoor Malik Lockdowns are not something new for the people...

Smart Strategy Required?

The second wave of Covid-19 and its impact on the Kashmir economy can be managed by peoples’ participation and smart strategy writes Syed Suhail...

Politics In Deep Freeze

Political activities in mainstream camp affected due to increasing cases of Coronavirus writes Zahoor Malik Political activities, which had gained some momentum in the mainstream...

Govern Now

The administration appears as clueless and helpless about the unfolding catastrophe as the ordinary people, writes Riyaz Wani With over three lakh Covid-19 cases a day,...

Whither Congress

After dominating the history of Jammu and Kashmir for decades, the Congress is completely out of the picture now, writes Zahoor Malik Having been a...

New Politics

Political forces moving out of the PDP are reshaping the two new parties and making them the ‘new’ mainstream writes, Zahoor Malik  Eclipsed post- August 5,...

A Covid Spring

A year later when the economic forces are fighting to undo the impact Kashmir took in the last two years, the contagion is ferociously...

For Peaceful Summer

Like Kashmir weather and politics, Indo-Pak relations are also unpredictable writes Zahoor Malik Weather and politics in Kashmir is notoriously unpredictable. The same holds true...

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