Browsing: Society

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

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…

Conflict
The Other Side of Pain

Killings are painful and shattering for everybody regardless of the politics and profession. On the day of Eid, three cops…

Infrastructure
Bypassing Livelihoods

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

Cover Story
Pledging Publicly

When 105 brides and grooms assembled in a city club for taking marriage vows under one roof in mid-July, it…

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…

Society
Blurred Distinctions

Rulers for ages pitted a hungry peasant against a city dweller who paid double the cost to the autocrat for…

Society
Breaking Bonds

In good old days matchmakers used to be a key link between a would-be bride and a groom and their…

Society
Gender Crisis

A month after the state government admitted the existence of trans-genders in J&K, the community that has survived torture and…

Crime
Inadmissible Infants

As Kashmir witnesses increased abandoning of newborn babies, the recent incidence of parents leaving ‘Baby Unknown’ at the mercy of…

Faith
Shared Motherhood

When a couple that had stayed put at the peak of migration of Kashmiri Pandits, died between a year, the…

Society
Middlemen Mafia

A dispassionate overview of Kashmir society clearly indicates, its every facet of life is in control of brokers, from faith…

Society
When nature calls!

 Kashmir may have a millennium long recorded history and might be the Paradise on Earth but the fact is that…

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