LONGFORM

Kashmiri Scholar in Wilderness: Where’s Hilal?

100 days after he went missing in the woods of Naranag, a Kashmiri scholar’s case remains an unsolved mystery. Read More

September 21, 2020

Crisis in Kashmir Construction: A Case of ‘Rs 1000 Crore’ Bill

As the two-day downpour coinciding the sixth anniversary of the September floods has already created fresh concerns in the valley,… Read More

August 27, 2020

In the Heartland of Dardistan

‘After our two-day stay in Gurez, we braced up to return to the monotony of our lives. On returning, I… Read More

August 26, 2020

How Omission of Commission Left Kashmiri Women in Lurch  

After the abrogation of Article 370 last summer and the subsequent passing of the J&K Reorganisation Act 2019, seven important… Read More

August 20, 2020

The Life and Times of Agha Ashraf Ali

I first met Agha, as he is widely known, on a July visit to his cozy Rajbagh home. The octogenarian… Read More

August 8, 2020

Article 370: A Year On, How Internet Restriction Affected Kashmiri Youth

Amid internet blockade last year, many young Kashmiri felt ‘like caged birds who weren’t allowed out’. Not only the communication… Read More

July 29, 2020

‘Unknown’ Hall of Fame: A Collective of Creative Writers of Kashmir

Kashmir’s fiction guild is a parallel universe frequented by a bunch of wordsmiths lacking good publishers and wide readership. But… Read More

July 22, 2020

Hoping Against Hope: Half Widows of Kashmir in Lockdown

At a time when a new book titled ‘Can You Hear Kashmiri Women Speak’ is presenting female voices of the… Read More

July 15, 2020

15 Years Later, Low-Intensity Tremors Testing Kashmir’s Shaky Ground

The picturesque landscape shaken by the 2005 earthquake has already witnessed around 40 low-intensity tremors since the start of the… Read More

July 14, 2020

Seeking Sixth Schedule, Craving Kashmir: Shifting Sands in Cold Desert?

Even as Dragon’s reported retreat has prevented Ladakh from becoming a potential war-turf, the public resentment and political rage have… Read More

July 11, 2020