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People
It’s Magic

Next time you see somebody trying to read your mind on a street in Srinagar, don’t be alarmed. He could…

Cover Story
Defiant Doyen

The breakdown that followed Burhan’s killing pushed Kashmir back to protracted protests. Remote-controlling an unprecedented disobedience movement, the man known…

Cover Story
Being Burhan

In the new age Kashmir, even rebellion needs icons. But the rise of Tral’s sober son in the virtual world…

Books
Penman’s Peregrination

Life takes a full circle, quite literally. Syed Asma talks to noted Urdu and Kashmiri essayist Prof Mohammed Zaman Azurdah…

Conflict
The Gilgit Rebel

From Gilgit to Kupwara, Srinagar to Jammu and eventually from Muzaffarabad to London, Amanullah Khan Astori lived an eventful life…

Infrastructure
Railway Madam

What it is like being a female engineer in Kashmir? From being idolized in the peripheries to jeering city crowds…

History
Over to Professor

After he was barred from teaching in 1986, the disgruntled Prof Abdul Gani Bhat began lecturing on politics in a…

Elections
Crisis Manager!

He literally kept Jama’at-e-Islami alive after its entire leadership was jailed post-1987 state assembly results. Mohammad Raafi talks to Mohammad…

People
Master of All

He is a plumber, hairdresser, painter, professional cook, mehandi artist, sports man and a carpenter. Meet Bilal Ahmad Ganaie, who…

People
Devil’s Advocate

As a proud Dogra from Jammu’s backward village, Bhim Singh rose to become a prominent political, legal personality of J&K…

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