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SOS in Kashmir: Melting glaciers, vanishing forests — what can COP27 do

As the world’s top leadership assembles in Egypt for the year’s most significant climate summit, known as the United Nation’s COP, climate disturbances are...

J-K politics: How Ladakh united — and Kashmir remains divided

Contrary to Kashmir where political parties seem to be divided and have failed to be on the same page, Ladakh region has shown a united front to press for their demands.

Scheduled Tribe for Paharis: Re-emerging social fissures in Pir Panjal

This shift of political dynamics of J-K needs to be understood by the Gujjars and Paharis as well to form a strong social and political front for their shared future.

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...


Day-4 live Art-370 hearing | ‘Constitutions of J-K and India speak with each other,’ argues Subramanian The Supreme Court of India is hearing a batch of petitions challenging the abrogation of Article 370 of the Constitution that bestowed limited autonomy...

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Kashmir’s unionists pin hopes on top court as Art-370 hearing begins

Srinagar: After a 4-year long hiatus, as the top court begins to hear a batch of petitions that challenge the constitutionality of the abrogation of Article 370 and bifurcation of Jammu and Kashmir, the unionists are keeping a close eye hoping for “justice to prevail”. Former chief minister and National...

Zuljanah: Behind symbol of Imam Hussain’s last companion

Srinagar: For the last seven years, Syed Murtaza, raised a horse with love and compassion near his home in north Kashmir’s Baramulla. One of his family members always kept an eye on the horse, making sure to never use it for any domestic purpose.  “We never neglected him,” said the...

Srinagar: 11-yr-old’s lonely quest to save dying Dal Lake

Srinagar: Once among the best attractions of Srinagar city, the Dal Lake, has begun to lose its appeal amid worsening pollution. Seeing the picturesque lake that spreads over 22 square kilometers through a lens isn’t merely mountains and water waves; it includes plastic bottles, untreated sewage, strewn garbage, and...

Kashmiri farmers’ hopes dashed by climate change, erratic precipitation

Srinagar: The erratic weather conditions in the Kashmir Valley have kept the residents and farmers on edge. As the May rains continue in June, when the locals were expecting an ideal sunny afternoon, the direct impact of climate change on the Himalayan region is keeping the growers anxious. Farmers from...


In Photos | Srinagar observes a rare 8th Muharram procession

Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir administration allowed 8th Muharram...

In Photos | Shah-e-Hamdan urs observed in Srinagar

Urs of Hazrat Mir Syed Ali Hamdani (RA) popularly...

Photos | Inside the Operation to Rescue a Leopard in Srinagar

Srinagar: With continuous depletion of Kashmir’s forest areas, the...

Kupwara boutique that became home for ‘women with no country’

This story was produced in partnership with the Pulitzer...