The Versatile Vice-Chancellor

by Ikhlaq Qadri Exactly this was a time of the year, 13 years ago in 2008, spring officially sprung, that I was finally a graduate....

Ghulam Nabi Shaida (1947 – 2021)

In the death of Ghulam Nabi Shaida, editor of Wadi ki Awaz, Kashmir has lost an upright editor who suffered for calling a spade,...
Mudasir Ali

Mudasir Ali (October 1983- November 2020)

by Tahir Bhat During wee hours on Friday, November 20, 2020, when Greater Kashmir publisher Rashid Mukhdoomi’s phone peeped too many times, he saw his...

Mohammad Ashraf

Mohammad Ashraf (August 25, 1943 – October 14, 2020) by M Saleem Beg Ashraf Saheb, a doyen of travel and tourism in Jammu and Kashmir spent all...

Syed Babar Qadri

A young lawyer who joined the bar in 2018 was frequently visible on a particular TV Channel and, more so, on social media. A...

Agha Ashraf Ali (1922-2020)

One of the well-known intellectuals who laid the base for the modern education in Kashmir soon after the partition died on August 18, at...

Death In Detention

Known by many names, a central jail inmate, Mujeeb Siddiqi died at SKIMS, Soura on June 11 evening. Not many people know that he...

A Different Politician

Since the fifties, Peer Hafizullah Makhdoomi had a conspicuous presence in Kashmir politics till 1990s. A confidante of the then leading politician Mohiuddin Karra,...

Habibullah Khanyari: An Ode To A Life Well Lived

by Niya Shahdad Almost two years ago, while working on an essay about Kashmir, in particular, a section centred on the shrine of Makhdoom Sahib...
A large gathering at the first death anniversary of Shujaat bukhari

A Year Without Shujaat

On the first anniversary of the assassination of journalist Shujaat Bukhari, Tasavur Mushtaq details why his silence is being felt as never before Silently stationed,...
M Yousuf Buch

M Yusuf Buch [1922-2019]

How a downtown boy reaches the hallowed United Nations is nothing less than fantasy and fiction, says Haseeb A Drabu M Yusuf Buch shot into...
Mufti Bashir

Mufti Bashir-ud-din

With his trademark style, Mufti Bashir-ud-din has been a familiar face for decades. A face specific for special occasions of start of month of...

Iqbal Khanday: Man, Mind And Mettle

by Haseeb A Drabu For people of my age, a few years younger than him, Iqbal Khandey was a star. He was a great success...

A Distinct Doctor

With the demise of Dr Naseer Ahmad Shah (January 5, 1929 – October 11, 2017), an era is over. A key decision maker in...

Mir Syed Shujaat Bukhari

by Umar Mukhtar The journey of Shujaat Bukhari’s life started from his native village Kreeri in Baramulla, which he left after finishing his secondary school...

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