Browsing: Society

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

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…

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…

Society
Women Wails

From the fall of the Kashmir’s first woman ruler in last one millennium to a spate of serious crimes being…

Society
Growing With Grannies

As more and more women prefer white collar jobs to stay liquid and contribute to the family wellbeing, a new…

Conflict
Enforced Break-Ups

The conflict continues breaking families and adding to the destitute population. Muhammad Younis meets three widows and their children who…

Conflict
In Conflict Theatre

South Kashmir is boiling since 2016. It tops the lists of gun-battles that took place in 2018. The frequent encounters…

Crime
Women Prisoners

The days when visiting a police station was anathema for women in Kashmir are over. Now two of the jails…

Society
10 Funerals, One Wedding

The consistent gloom and pain in the valley are devouring the petty patches of joy and happiness on daily basis.…

Society
Afghanistan On A Hill

Afghans have historically settled in Kashmir since the fall of Mughal Empire and even before. Umer Sofi visited a small…

Infrastructure
Bypassing Livelihoods

As the people have started enjoying the ‘long drive’ on Kashmir’s first motorway, the alternative highway, saving time and fuel,…

Society
Model Self Help

A specially-abled man, fought odds to survive but struggled to create a difference for the people rendered imperfect by birth…

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