Browsing: Security

Conflict
Close Encounters

News of death and destruction are apparently the only two by-products of a gun battle between rebels and the army.…

Conflict
Nowhatta Nightmare

Every time Kashmir is on protest, areas surrounding the historic Jamia Masjid are under curfew. Once restrictions are over, tensions…

Conflict
Deadly divide

Separated in birth by a year and in death by 6 kms, sub inspector Feroz Dar and rebel commander Bashir…

Conflict
Minor Militants

The latest of the juvenile rebels killed in an encounter was only 15 years of age. He was neither the…

Business
Risky Job

The debate over Gogoi gets louder after his ‘human shield’ act fetched him an award. Saima Bhat looks at the…

Conflict
The Ghost Village

Continued turmoil did not trigger massive demographic upheavals and migrations alone. Jibran Nazir located a village in Kupwara that ceased…

Governance
Slipping Control

Stake-holding in Kashmir is diluting fast as everybody is facing its own bit of challenge: the militants, the separatists and…

Governance
Misplaced Priorities

Between the restive Kashmir streets and the reactive UN appendages lies the government of J&K. But its actions indicate, the…

Justice
Ikhwan Tales

After suspected gunmen shot dead Rashid Billa at his Hajin residence, the Ikhwan tales were again in demand. Shams Irfan…

Cover Story
Rural Remilitarisation

After unprecedented poll cancellation, the government is still clueless about how to halt the slide that could push Kashmir into…

Politics
Fear and Exile

The killing of a senior party worker literally sent PDP foot-soldiers looking for save heavens outside south Kashmir. Suhail A…

IT
Virtual Wars

This past week Kashmir remained on the edge after half-a-dozen videos of atrocities surfaced online. Aakash Hassan reports how mobile…

Cover Story
Human Shields

After a mobile user recorded a few seconds of footage showing soldiers using a Shawl weaver as a human shield,…

Elections
Bloody Sunday

One of the bloodiest polling days in Kashmir’s recent history left 8 dead and over two hundred injured. Zubair Sofi…

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