SPECIAL REPORT

‘Jailed For Testing Positive’: Life Inside Quarantine Centres of Kashmir

‘Jailed For Testing Positive’: Life Inside Quarantine Centres of Kashmir

Over past couple of weeks, a lot of hue and cry was being made on how the number of serious Covid cases in hospitals is steadily increasing and how there are no more beds available for new ones. The question though is, are only the common masses to blame? Should we not analyze and find solutions for other fault lines too?

After ‘Strike’, Both People And Doctors ‘Need to Own Up to Their Faults’

After ‘Strike’, Both People And Doctors ‘Need to Own Up to Their Faults’

After some emotionally-charged attendants roughed up healthcare workers in a Srinagar hospital lately, the medical staff responded with a shocking strike amid Covid crisis. Even as doctors are back on duty, the move has triggered a mixed response at a time when unavailability of some ‘vital drug’ is leaving the valley breathless

5 Kashmiri Women Self-Starters Whose Resolve Became Their Brand Identity

5 Kashmiri Women Self-Starters Whose Resolve Became Their Brand Identity

Sustaining ventures amidst restrictions and lockdowns might be a challenging task, but some Kashmiri women have grown resilient enough to rise above their hardships. Not only have they succeeded in their endeavour, but also inspired others to become their own boss

Dead Mother, Helpless Sons And a Samaritan: ‘Viral’ Scenes from SKIMS

Dead Mother, Helpless Sons And a Samaritan: ‘Viral’ Scenes from SKIMS

Two brothers fighting words and tears over their mother’s post-passage treatment stunned Kashmir at a time when COVID graph is surging and making hospitals jam-pack houses. Amid their torment, a Samaritan’s advent saved the situation for the sorrowing siblings

Hoping Against Hope: Half Widows of Kashmir in Lockdown

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 valley, many strife-battered women are silently braving the everyday lockdown trauma in Kashmir. Among them are half widows whose endless wait is escalating due to existential crisis created by lockdowns

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

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 catastrophic year of 2020. The recurrent yet unruffled rattles are forcing experts to reveal that Kashmir Valley with petrified past isn’t ready to face any major shake at the present

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