OPINION

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The Sorry State of affairs and the women in Kashmir

The Sorry State of affairs and the women in Kashmir

By: Nazima Hassan Kashmir, as they say, is ‘Heaven on Earth’! It may be true perhaps to people who come from other countries or for that matter rest of the states of India also. For an ordinary Kashmiri what Kashmir is all about is perhaps a question that hardly needs any answer. Being a student […]

 SHAH KHALID

Industrial Sector in Limbo!

Industrial Sector in Limbo!

In Jammu and Kashmir state, the large and small scale industries are in doldrums courtesy officials negligence, bureaucratic delays, corruption as well as poor infrastructure, which is equally responsible for the decline in manufacturing process. According to local print media reports, the Jammu and Kashmir state has 86 large and small-scale industries, which provides employment […]

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JK Assembly dissolution: Blocking the Road to democracy

JK Assembly dissolution: Blocking the Road to democracy

BY: RAYEES MASROOR The governor of Jammu and Kashmir Satya Pal Malik dissolved the Jammu and Kashmir Assembly minutes after Mehbooba Mufti backed by claimed support of National Conference and Congress and staked claim for Government formation in the state. Following this development BJP ally and People’s Conference Chairman Sajad Gani Lone also addressed a […]

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The day we should never forget!

The day we should never forget!

BY: Javeed Ali Undoubtedly, there is no day as beautiful as the day of the birth anniversary of the impeccable and ideal personality in the whole Universe. The day which illuminated the whole World, the day which annihilated the foundations of ignorance. The day humanity regained its humanism. The day oppressed and persecuted found their […]

 Niloofar Qureshi

Of Killings and Protests

Of Killings and Protests

Killings and protests are a routine affair in Kashmir.  Probably that’s why the protest held by Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) activists in Srinagar two days ago against the “continuous human rights violation in Kashmir,” or news of the dead body of 18 year old Nadeem Manzoor of Safanagri village in Shopian district (who […]

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Aung Sang Suu Kyi: Not so Nobel!

Aung Sang Suu Kyi: Not so Nobel!

By: Nasir Ahmad Dar Amnesty International recently striped Aung Sang Suu Kyi of the highest honor saying it was “profoundly dismayed” at her failure to acknowledge the full scale atrocities against the Rohingya people. This is one of the many international accolades that she received for her struggle against the mighty military regime in her […]

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Local body elections and Kashmir issue! 

Local body elections and Kashmir issue! 

By: Muzamil Manzoor & Shahjhan Mustafa Elections are imperative for peace-building and in the contemporary international norms elections are used as a potential conflict management strategy as these tend to mould the competition in a given society towards a constructive process. It is the peaceable and rule bound method to end social and political differences. […]

 Niloofar Qureshi

‘Mules’ in Kashmir?

‘Mules’ in Kashmir?

Recovery of arms, ammunition and grenades is nothing unusual in Kashmir. However, the recovery of 20 grenades alongwith a sizeable amount of ammunition by the police on Tuesday is not a normal seizure for three reasons. One, it is the largest single recovery of grenades from  person in recent memory; two, this deadly consignment was […]

 Akeel Rashid

Academic institutions or hegemonic enterprises!

Academic institutions or hegemonic enterprises!

How the self-esteem of students is compromised in educational institutions of Kashmir

A student is seen, universally, as someone who climbs the ladder of success at an educational institution- an institution that is supposedly not only the epitome of best of the teacher-student relationship but also a place full of vibrancy, of exchange of views- more like a facilitation center leading a young, curious mind on the […]

 Jatin Desai

A lesson for the news media professionals

A lesson for the news media professionals

The way US journalists presented themselves and asked questions to US President Donald Trump in his press conference on Wednesday has raised a debate in the media circles all over the world. It is a lesson for all news media journalists on how to be objective and courageous when they are being verbally attacked. The […]