Browsing: Society

Richest repository of the trends, practices, numbers and the way of life of people inhabiting Jammu and Kashmir

Infrastructure
A Carriage Chronicle

The early twentieth century, horse-driven Tonga became the main public transport for Kashmir. Then the horses would come from Kabul…

Conflict
The Best Half

Falling in love while in her teens, a lady put an exemplary battle – after her marriage, to secure the…

Conflict
Mission Kashmir

Last week when the film Mission Kashmir’s cast celebrated 20 years of the ‘landmark’ film, a federal investigator raided the…

Society
Community Graveyard

With burial land getting scarce by the day in Srinagar, an NGO has taken upon itself the task of burying…

Cover Story
The Hill Barber

Certain jobs like that of a barber have been denigrated by society to a level that not many youths from…

Society
Return of The Native

Mohit Bhan, a migrant Kashmiri Pandit, quit an MNC in Mumbai and returned home to be a political worker. A…

Cover Story
Elderly Burdens?

Invariably the elder brothers in most of the families contribute significantly in bringing up and educating the younger siblings besides…

Health
A Cancer Fighter

As the Coronavirus overwhelms the healthcare facilities in Kashmir, depriving seriously ailing non-Covid patients of a place for treatment, the…

Society
Slim Weddings

From a big, fat affair, the Kashmir marriages have become an austere affair as people adjust to the health guidelines…

Society
The Covid-19 Lifestyle

The Coronavirus pandemic has altered the lives of people like never before. Considering the contagion is unlikely to be controlled…

Society
Adoring Alternatives 

In turbulent times, loved ones make things easier. In hostile situations and enforced disconnect – as was the case post-August…

Society
Rendered Vulnerable

Families who lost their homes to gun battles in recent days are shelter-less and vulnerable to the spread of Covid-19,…

Society
In Resource Crunch

The outbreak of Covid-19 has shrunk to a trickle the donations to Kashmir’s leading charities reducing their capacity to help…

Business
Locked Down, Jobless

As the counter pandemic lockdown prolongs, thousands of people in unorganised and transporter, retail and services sectors are literally jobless.…

Business
A Barber Deficit

As lockdown restricted people to their homes, hairy individuals are desperate to unburden their skulls. The added tensions are that…

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