NIT versus Handwara

A vicious discourse built on broadcast media about the events in NIT Srinagar provoked attacks against Kashmiri students in other parts of the country. The 'patriotic' silence maintained by the same media about Handwara...

Catastrophe Averted

January 2014 What if the CET scam had remained unearthed? Faisul Yaseen looks at the disasters that could have happened had the multi-million CET scam not come to light, how it finally managed to hog the headlines,...

Anger against hanging

MARCH 2013 By Ajaz Rashid Making announcement over a megaphone asking people not to defy the curfew and to stay indoors, the troopers who were deployed in the area since 4 am in order restrain people...

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...

Monsters on Mountains

The insurgency in Kashmir has taken a toll on Gujjar and Bakerwall communities who tread a double-edged sword to save themselves from the wrath of armed militants as well as security forces. As these...

Graves keep its diggers alive!

  KASHMIR SCAN, DECEMBER  2015 By Nazir Ganaie   Death can never be a cause for jubilation, but for a community living in Kashmir, death is not depressing either. In fact, death keeps them alive. They are the...

Looking westwards in times of ISIS

 Kashmir Scan, July 2014  By Naseer Ahmad FOR past two decades there is consistency among Kashmiri leadership, which claims to represent sentiments and aspirations of Kashmiris. After going through their consistent stand it seems their basic...

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...

Gruesome tales of HR Abuses

JANUARY 2013 By M. Ahsan On a sunny June day, 17 years ago, Hilal Ahmad Nasti was staying at his friend Ghulam Qadir Bhat’s home at Hatmura village in south Kashmir. And at midnight there was a...

Pause and ponder

Kashmir Scan, Oct 2015 By Suhail Ahmad NDRP guidelines show how basic things went wrong in flood-hit Kashmir After the devastating earthquake of October 8, 2005, the need for an effective disaster management strategy was increasingly...

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SAFE SIEGE

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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