Wednesday, June 28, 2017

In-pics: Chilly mornings of Chillai Kalan

Fourty-day long Chillai Kalan marks the harshest days of winter in Kashmir valley. Vikar Syed captures these pictures of routine morning life while traveling between Shopian and...

Normalcy doesn’t return for these pellet victims

PULWAMA: Riyaz Ahmad has a decent house in Kareemabad village of district Pulwama in Indian-administered Kashmir. His fruit business continues to reap profits. His...

A year of personal and political tragedy for Mehbooba Mufti

The year 2016 began on a politically ominous note for Jammu and Kashmir as Chief Minister Mufti Muhammad Sayeed passed away after a brief...

Poverty leaves foreign domestic-workers prone to exploitation

The workers from some other states throng Kashmir in hundreds to fill the space. They are economically backward and poverty makes them prove to exploitation.

Are Kashmiri separatist leaders caught in web of their own making?

Sheikh Qayoom / IANS On expected lines, Kashmiri separatist leaders issued another protest calendar on Thursday, extending the ongoing shutdown till November 17. The unrest, which...

Story behind the controversial Vista Group: The past and present

This is a first-person narrative. Links in this colour lead to relevant documents and web-pages. On the morning of October 28, hundreds of young boys and...

Rewriting Naeem Akhtar’s open letter openly

A response to the minister by creatively rewriting his text from the perspective of a common Kashmiri and a journalist

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