Mrinal Pathak

‘Worse Than Animals’: Inside Kashmir’s Deeply Distressed Disabled World

‘Worse Than Animals’: Inside Kashmir’s Deeply Distressed Disabled World

Philauri Jaan, a resident of Nepora village in southern Kashmir, was shot at her right ribcage in 1996. Caught in…

May 19, 2022

Life in Outside Clusters—Where Kashmiri Culture Warms Hearth and Hearts

“In winters, when my father wears pheran, people get very curious about his attire. They sometimes say, ‘We were waiting…

April 18, 2022

Fight Against Disability Has Become Personal in Kashmir

Mohammed Haneef, a resident of Pattan area of district Baramulla in north Kashmir, has become a new hope for the…

March 16, 2022

‘Sweet, Humble, Generous’: Kashmir in Haryana

How education, jobs and culture are linking the two northern regions with diverse ethnicities and traditions. The distance between Kashmir…

February 26, 2022

Brotherhood in Times of Bile

The conversations between the students from the two communities always confluence to make a single echo that resonated in parts…

February 26, 2022

How North India Has Become New Kashmir Campus

“This campus move isn’t always desirable, but it’s still better than staying hostage to the uncertain conditions in one’s politically-plagued…

January 17, 2022

Kasheer Through My Eyes

The scenic view of mighty Jhelum from the hotel room forces you to introspect. The uneasy silence makes you stand…

March 15, 2021

A ‘Meaty’ Business

The average yearly consumption of meat in JK including Ladakh is more than 50 million kilograms. The majority of Kashmiris…

November 19, 2020

Promise to Make J&K A Hub of Solar Power Remains A Hoax

The successive central and state governments over the past few years promised to make J&K a hub of solar energy…

October 7, 2020

‘I Travel Across Country to Speak on Kashmir’

A strong advocate of human and fundamental rights, Kannan Gopinathan, ex-IAS officer, has taken the current government upfront on various…

August 11, 2020