Browsing: Faith

Detailed narratives about the diversity of religions and practices. This section has exhaustive reportage on the evolution and history of faiths and their interaction with the politics and the governance of the place.

Faith
Protecting Faith

If a practicing Muslim deviates from the fundamental principles laid down in Islam, it can be deemed blasphemous. In Kashmir,…

Diary
His Blaze Version

 Sajjad A Kitchloo, the Kishtwar representative in state assembly was home when the town burnt. This was one reason why…

Faith
Fasting Fare!

Across the world holy month of Ramadan brings with it some specific delicacies that keep the faithful in good spirits…

Conflict
Cruel Crisis

In the aftermath of Gool when J&K was mourning from Gujar Nagar to Kargil, sectarian clashes erupted in the Valley’s…

Conflict
Bond of Faith

The ripples of Gool massacre were felt across the Pir Panjal as Kashmir valley erupted in protests bringing closer the…

Conflict
Mountain Massacre

The killings in Gool, a Godforsaken bowl nestled in the Pir Panchal peaks, offered residents a day to be on…

Crime
Pest’s Potency Proved

Those defending their guru by insisting that Gulzar Bhat separated from his wife because he was physically unfit must be…

Cover Story
Facing The Music

Gulzar Bhat left carpet weaving and opted for carving out a niche of his own from the surging ‘faith business’.…

Faith
The Shrine Factor

An informal managerial arrangement at a Sufi shrine on the outskirts of Srinagar city which draws thousands of devotees every…

Business
Tempted Temporality

J&K has four Hindu Shrine Boards. Amidst fierce resistance to the idea of internal management and utilization of resources owned…

Cover Story
An Evolving Trust

Away from public gaze, a chain of schools across J&K has built massive infrastructure with community participation to educate more…

Faith
Fiddling With Faith

At the outset, it looked like a dangerous ploy of dividing the people on communal and sectarian lines was set…

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