Browsing: Society

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

Agriculture
The New Volunteers

Watching the farmers facing a crisis in paddy harvesting, groups of well educated youth started helping them volunatrilty and the…

Places
Forced Migration?

Umar Mukhtar in Jammu found that tens of thousands of Kashmiris had already migrated in anticipation of the yearly durbar…

IT
Losing Connections

A section of the society having the luxury of functional fixed-line phone tried making good money, reports Shams Irfan A…

Society
REVIVED LETTERS

 After years of huge reliance on the modern tools of communications, Kashmir is gradually returning back to the age-old tradition…

Society
Excommunication

Jammu and Kashmir is passing through history’s biggest communication blockade A middle aged person, a businessman, had somehow managed to…

Handicrafts Manzoor Ahmad Malik shawl-weaver Manzoor Ahmad Malik (KL Image: Samreena Nazir)
Weaver Dreams

Down south, a village has not abandoned handlooms because the power-looms work fast and better, but the weavers say they…

Cover Story (L to R) Posha and Shaista Rashid with other members during thier self help group’s meeting in Shilwat village of Sumbal, Sonawari. KL Image by Shams Irfan
Women Fighters

In one of Kashmir’s impoverished belts, a central government scheme has revived the Umeed that if women, alongside men, will…

Entrepreneurship
Poultry In Pain

Almost half of the poultry farms in Lassipora are shut as others have reduced their rearing capacity. The sector requires…

Cover Story
A Beggar’s Paradise?

Come Ramzan, the Muslim month of fasting, mike-fitted vans and visibly destitute women swarm Srinagar markets and peripheral towns. Most…

Cover Story Kids of Darul Manan. KL Image: Bilal Bahadur
Creating A Cushion

A few students were desperate to find an option for getting a few minors out of child labour. They chipped…

Life Story Jana Begum rowing her boat. KL Image by Samreena Nazir
Bridging A Village

A fisherwoman stopped going to sell her husband’s catch after situation prevented her leaving her five daughters unguarded at home.…

Crime A poster encouraging women to call the helpline number displayed at OSC's office in Srinagar.
Repairing Stressed Relations

Since 2018 summer, an all India NGO is working in Srinagar and collaborates with civil and police administration in managing…

Society
Living in Refuge?

Despite being UN listed refugees, the Burmese living in Jammu do not see any major shift in the attitude of…

Cover Story
Business of Death

Unlike most of the Muslim societies, the death in parts of Kashmir triggers a protracted commercial exercise that involves a…

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