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Politicians must drop rhetoric and stand up for people’s dignity

The killing of civilians in the Hyderpora incident of Srinagar provoked a fresh wave of public anger and dissent against the government forces' heavy-handed...

Srinagar’s UNESCO tag: A catalyst to revive the craft industry

Cities have been and remain more than ever at the forefront of human development. The significance cities' accord to human progress across the economic,...

Being a Kashmiri spectator of India-Pakistan cricket clashes

My uncle passed away earlier this month after battling covid for over two weeks. As he struggled to breathe after his oxygen levels had...

The BJP’s politics of proxies

If there is one consistent feature of the Hindutva parties that has gone unnoticed over the years, it is their ability to use proxy...

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Internal crisis in J-K Congress, is Azad forming a new political party?

As the possibility of assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir is making rounds, the resignation of 20 senior Congress leaders from their respective...

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Kashmir’s political parties back to politics of mudslinging to ‘score points’

As the possibility of holding assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir is picking up pace, the political parties are returning to their old avatar of maligning each other in the recent rallies and interaction with the media. In the past one month, all the prominent leaders from across the political...

Internal crisis in J-K Congress, is Azad forming a new political party?

As the possibility of assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir is making rounds, the resignation of 20 senior Congress leaders from their respective party positions has led to a speculation of a new front in Jammu and Kashmir under the leadership of the former chief minister and parliamentarian...

Hope for Pahari music as contemporary artists rise

On a cold winter evening in Karmara village of Poonch district, Mohammad Rafi was speaking about his journey as a Pahari–Gojri singer. A group of young men surrounded him as he said: “People of our generation understood the simplicity and essence of folk music, but the younger population is...

‘I’ve forgotten faces’: Kashmiri students start another session out of school

When the 11-year old daughter of Shafqat Hussein was promoted to next standard, the 6th, there was no signs of excitement. Rather, it was a usual day: she sat close to a smartphone and attended the online classes for her new session.  The end of autumn seasons in Kashmir would...

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Chief Secretary chairs 19th Steering Committee meeting of CAMPA

Jammu: Chief Secretary, Dr. Arun Kumar Mehta today chaired...
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Watch | Without statehood, elected J-K govt will be weak: Nasir Sogami

Jammu and Kashmir National Conference Provincial President Nasir Sogami...

Drug addiction is not a stigma but an illness: Zoya Mir

"Society need not to stigmatise the situation rather have empathy for the patients who are addicted to drugs just like they have empathy for the patients suffering from other diseases."

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