Man of the Moment

While a large number of people have dedicated themselves in the fight against COVID-19, some people stand at the forefront as the real warriors battling in this war. One such warrior is Deputy Commissioner of Srinagar, Shahid Iqbal Choudhary, whose efforts in trying to flatten the COVID-19 curve are at the top of the list. ‌Shahid, who is known among the masses as one of the rare bureaucrats who listens to the people's grievances, has emerged as the man of the moment in the fight against coronavirus.

The Frontline Soldiers Brickbats to Bouquets

The SMC workers have been at the forefront in the fight against corona-virus and emerged as the first line of defence


Mayor of Srinagar, Junaid Azim Mattu delves on how SMC workers emerged as the frontline soldiers in the war against coronavirus. In a free-wheeling interview with Kashmir Scan's Ajaz Rashid, he talks about the SMC's new role, his struggles in the fight against COVID-19, and much more. Excerpts


The black clouds of coronavirus are prevailing over Jammu Kashmir and Ladakh, and with two positive cases of COVID-19, the alarm bells have started ringing for the government.

NH44: Road to Death

NH44: Road to Death

NH 44: The Anti-national Highway

The only link connecting Kashmir to the rest of the world gets blocked with a light snowfall and shooting stones along the road. Ajaz Rashid writes a detailed report on how...

Home Work for Class Work

The political developments in Kashmir always come at a cost and the abrogation of Article 370 was no different with education bearing the worst brunt. Ajaz Rashid pens down a comprehensive report on how the education of children and young suffered and the alternate means Kashmiris developed to overcome the crisis.

Heartless mothers, Careless doctors, Shameless Government

C-sections getting common in Kashmir is a dangerous trend and the expecting mothers, doctors, and government all are responsible for it, Ajaz Rashid reports. What do call...

‘Caging Natives’

The decision of the government to restrict the movement of civilian traffic on Kashmir highway for hassle-free passage of Amarnath Yatra convoys has left people fuming in Kashmir

NC Back in Business

Kashmir's grand old party is back in business, Ajaz Rashid writes The State's biggest mainstream political party, National Conference made a strong comeback on Kashmir's political turf winning all three parliamentary seats in the Valley. NC...

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The three-decade-long insurgency in Kashmir is well known across the world and so is the collateral damage of incidents that has taken...
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