Obituary: Shuja Hussain, A Perfect Gentleman

Obituary: Shuja Hussain, A Perfect Gentleman

Despite becoming cult in his class, an ace engineer from a family of administrators Syed Shuja Hussain Shah maintained integrity throughout his career, especially during the recent treacherous times of Kashmir history. His demise as one of the honest engineers of the valley has made it a personal loss to many.

Armistice at LoC: ‘All Eyes On Backchannel Diplomacy Now’

Armistice at LoC: ‘All Eyes On Backchannel Diplomacy Now’

Resumption of the Diplomacy Era with the White House rejig has already started lowering some rigid global guards and resurrected the olive branch policy now fast branching out in the valley with silent gun phase at the Line of Control.

Inside Kashmir’s Cyberspace—Where Scams Are Fuelling New Combat

Inside Kashmir’s Cyberspace—Where Scams Are Fuelling New Combat

Behind the screens, tech-savvy felons are dragging gullible Kashmiris in the sexploitation or scam dragnet like never before. These cybercrimes are only triggering a new battle between cons and cops in Kashmir’s virtual battleground.

Dreaded Deathsmen of Kashmir’s Hanged History

Dreaded Deathsmen of Kashmir’s Hanged History

A recent hanging of a dissident in Iran stirred up the nightmare of harrowing hangmen in “Iran-e-Sagheer”. Those forgotten characters of Kashmir’s executed past would drum death on the streets of Srinagar and direct oppressed people to show up as cheerleaders.

Covid Ending ‘Trust’ of Dark Eyes in Kashmir

Covid Ending ‘Trust’ of Dark Eyes in Kashmir

To counter suicidal thoughts, financial distress and societal indifference, a pellet survivor had started a welfare trust for his sightless tribe which is now on the verge of closure due to Covid crisis.

Tracing Missing History in Kashmir’s Abridged Archives

Tracing Missing History in Kashmir’s Abridged Archives

2014 deluge damage apart, Kashmir’s plagued and prosecuted past in official libraries exist with missing chapters and details. In this story, a young journalist’s exploratory trip to different official archive addresses in Srinagar reveals a condensed and curtailed nature of Kashmir history.

Light After Darkness: Kashmiri Pellet Victim’s Fight for Education

Light After Darkness: Kashmiri Pellet Victim’s Fight for Education

As pellets once again returned to haunt Kashmir near a Shopian gunfight site, the victims of the duck-hunting guns continue to grapple with the enforced darkness. But one pellet-affected boy is showing the way by fighting his victimhood with the light of education.

August 5, 2019: ‘When No News Came from Home’

August 5, 2019: ‘When No News Came from Home’

On this day, last year, snapped communication channels tormented many Kashmiris studying, working outside the valley. A student from Srinagar studying journalism in Punjab narrates how the day became a timeline of trauma, nightmares and anxiety for Kashmiri students far from home

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