Special Report

Kashmir life is a weekly news and information magazine that covers special reports, Kashmir history, news updates, live updates and latest research papers on Kashmir.

The Ladakh Lady

Last week, President Ramnath Kovind handed over Padma Bushan to Dr Tsering Landol. The honour came to her after APJ Avul Kalam gave her Padma Shree in 2006. This was in acknowledgement of the...

A New Investigator

With the formation of the State Investigating Agency (SIA) on NIA-pattern, Masood Hussain reports about the continuity of change in Jammu and Kashmir’s security grid  A group of women from the armed forces manning...

Kashmir Breakfast

In spite of being at the wrong level of social stratification, Kashmir’s traditional baking has always remained a roaring business. Sarmad Dev visits a village, deep north that owes its prosperity to the sleeplessness...

Home Minister Visit

Coinciding with targeted killings, Home Minister, Amit Shah’s first post-August 2019 visit, talked more of development and less of politics and lacked a clear idea about the way forward, reports Minhaj Masoodi Home Minister, Amit...

Livelihood Concerns

Insisting that they have nothing to do with politics, Jammu Chamber sponsored daylong protest strike put a basket of livelihood issues in the public domain, Tahir Bhat reports At a time when Jammu was paralysed...

Registering A Case

In certain cases, it is difficult to register even a case. Khalid Bashir Gura meets two families who fought protracted battles in court to get an FIR registered When a court ordered, after almost two...

Fingers Crossed

Almost everybody in academia and politics that Khalid Bashir Gura spoke to, the response over Kabul happens was simple – wait and watch What would be the fallout of the Taliban takeover in Afghanistan on...

Gupkar Quandary

So far, the PAGD has been very cautious about deploying the democratic means it often talks about to seek restoration of Article 370, lest it incurs the wrath of the centre, writes Riyaz Wani In...

Cloudburst Crisis

Kashmir is gradually emerging a crucible of climatic change. As the Western Disturbances loaded with a lot of pollution reach Kashmir, it gets into some complex process overhead and blasts in cloudbursts, a frequent...

Online Un-learning

The transition from teacher-class based teaching to digital education has not been smooth in Kashmir, nor is it helping students to learn, reports Khalid Bashir Gura A class 11 student at a government school, Sahil...

Dizzying Inflation

The steep rise in the cost of goods in Kashmir is making it increasingly difficult for the common man to manage two square meals a day. The lower middle class and the poor sections...

Deaths By Drowning

Around 35 people, most of them minors, have drowned while bathing in streams and ponds to beat the scorching sun. This has triggered calls for the deployment of lifeguards near water bodies frequented by...

Wise Decisions

Youngsters in Kashmir have started taking control of their education. This year, three students bagged UWC scholarships for International Baccalaureate diploma at select United World Colleges, reports Minhaj Masoodi Anayat Yousuf’s happiness knows no bounds....

The Security Tool

Rakesh Pandita’s killing has prompted police to bar the movement of the politicians and the protected persons without security clearance. Political parties see the measure as an attempt to interrupt their reach out to...

Pandemic And Pandits

The ongoing pandemic hit the migrant Kashmiri Pandit community in Jammu, UP and Delhi so harshly that many think Covid19 killed more than the militants in 1990 On May 27, a Kashmiri Pandit (KP) activist,...

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