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Ticking Bombs

At a time when everybody is carrying a broom for a photo-op, Umar Mukhtar visted two south Kashmir villages to…

Crime
Braid Costs

As the mysterious hair-cutting of the womenfolk gets upgraded to a sort of epidemic, Kashmir is witnessing massive costs for…

Faith
Arzan Kakh

Pandits left and kept their keys with Muslims. Pandits who stayed back died and were cremated by Muslims. This all…

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Malwan’s Braid Choppers

Mysterious hair cutting incidents started in central India early this year and literally followed the road to Kashmir. Restricted to…

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Off Track

Saqib Mir spends a night with the residents of a distant Kokernag hamlet to understand how they survive and grow…

Society
Stitching Lives

An NGO with an already good track record in social service has roped in literal destitute women and girls and…

Society
Willing Collaterals

A mere sound of bullet used to send people running for shelter during early years of militancy in Kashmir, but…

Society
Stitching a Living

When men failed to yield a sustainable income from once respected Aari work, they abandoned en-masse. Interestingly, the gulf was…

Society
A Ragged Life

Ever thought how many hands do a piece of scrap changes before it reaches its final destination. Zafar Aafaq follows…

Society
Using Sixth Sense

Born deaf and dumb this youngster has decided to live a life of dignity and self-dependence. Faheem Mir tells his…

Society
My family first

This is an extraordinary story of a young girl who overcame odds to make her family’s life comfortable. Zubair Sofi…

Society
Love and Longing

Pandits living outside try to stay connected with their roots by recreating the Kashmir in their small dwellings. Marila Latif…

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Waiting for Papa

As their father languishes in Delhi’s Tihar jail for last 21 years, four daughters are doing their bit to keep…

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Brides for Sale

There are hundreds of non-local brides in Kashmir. While some marry on their own and live happily, a huge number…

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