Zenaira Bakhsh

COVID-19: Can public transport become super spreader in Kashmir?

On a July morning, dozens of passengers had gathered at the bus stand in Batamaloo, chatting and loitering around as they waited for passenger vehicles to take them to...

Kashmiri women adjust to realities of new India

For Muntaha Amin, 5 August 2019 changed everything. “I believe that our identities as Muslims, as Kashmiris and as women are under threat and they need to be asserted,” she said.

In Kashmir, coronavirus pandemic keeps children away from routine vaccination

Owing to a continuous lockdown and the lack of public transport, the 36-year-old homemaker has not been able to take her daughter for regular health checkups owing to the uncertainty arising out of repeated and abrupt lockdowns.

COVID-19: J-K students await BOSE decision on exams

Srinagar: Amid the increase in Coronavirus cases, Central Board of School Education (CBSE) reduced the syllabus of students to ease the burden of children while as Jammu and Kashmir...

“Truth over fiction”: After Art-370’s revocation, more Kashmiris are reading books on history than before

“Don’t you want to learn? Don’t you want to read?” Bayed Mubarak asks this question to himself whenever he finds it difficult to read. “And the answer is always...

“Bridge of love”: Iranian, Kashmiri musicians come together for this Sufi melody

The coronavirus pandemic gave way to an improbable musical collaboration between Kashmiri and Iranian artists in the United States. Kashmiri Sufi singer Qaiser Nizami was stranded in the US after...