4G need in pandemic

The Jammu and Kashmir administration while opposing the restoration of 4G internet services said that right to internet access is not a fundamental right and the administration can curtail the freedom of speech and the right to trade through the internet.

‘Digital India’ dream comes crushing in Kashmir

The IT companies in the Valley are on the verge of going offline due to continuous internet blockade since 5th August 2019 when the Government of India (GoI) abrogated the special status of Jammu and Kashmir and bifurcated the State into two union territories.

Men in Blue Jam tomorrow, jam yesterday but never jam today

Regulating traffic is becoming chaotic and the under-staffed Traffic department and its few traffic policemen are doing a commendable job

For the needy and the neglected

For the needy and the neglected

Underdeveloped Kupwara votes; Baramulla, Bandipora not so much

Lone Saju sends a report from the frontier district of Kupwara on what ails the region and why people vote Full of scenic beauty, dense forests, meadows, water bodies and huge open fields, Kupwara district...

Affirmative Action or Reverse Discrimination

How is it possible that a village at a distance of just 2 km from district headquarters, having all modern facilities be declared a backward area, Rayees Masroor writes   The most fundamental principle of justice and the...

Journalism: A risky profession in Kashmir

Caught in Conflict  Kashmiri journalists have paid their due for covering conflict and got caught up in it too. They have been manhandled, kidnapped, and even slain for doing their duties, reports Mohammad Auqib Kashmir has...

Pulwama aftermath: Dialogue the only way forward

Delaying Kashmir resolution will only add the number of graves in Kashmir and let the amount of soot flow in the River Ganga, Aabid Rehman Pala writes The Lethpora Pulwama attack in Kashmir on the...

Border villages: Between a rock and a hard place

Sombali is a mountainous, border village, some 30 km from Baramulla in Boniyar tehsil. The village lacks connectivity, save for a recently constructed road, and basic amenities. Rearing sheep is the primary occupation of...

Model to Militant

Dream and Death Model to Militant Prashasti Awasthi finds a diary of slain militant and looks at his journey from being an aspiring militant to becoming a Lashkar militant.   Sohaib Akhoon’s eyes gleamed with a dream. A...

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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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