A gang-rape in Delhi

The gruesome incident should cause a greater public reflection than it has


Delhi gang-rape of a 23 year old girl and her consequent death has galvanized public opinion in India against the violence on women. The government, initially found struggling in response to spontaneous public groundswell, has stepped up by offering a series of safeguards to help prevent abuse of More

Zindabad Shyamji

Not uncle alone, a dear, dear friend – and that is how he will remain, with me. Always!

Shantiveer Kaul

In what is surely one of the most moving portrayals of the trauma that seeped inside the very being of the one cast out, umbilical cord crudely severed, consigned to the fate of being the undead rather than the living – Shyam Kaul talked about the Chinar tree he had left behind at home while he was More

Moment to think

Has the movement really lost its steam?

Shafi Ahmad

   During mid nineties on way to Ladakh, sipping tea at Drass, I entered into a dialogue with two English co passengers. The militancy was at its peak and Kashmir issue was ripe at international level. The English duo wanted to know the background of the conflict and the majority view about More

Nature's creativity

It sounds ordinary, but is miraculous

Heena Mughal

There are different points of views from which one can look at a tree, so that a somewhat complete picture could be carved. I wish the tree to be a banyan tree that I have been reading about since my childhood. It gives me a sense of belongingness. The way I can see a tree through my eyes, forms More

  • Kashmir

Centre okays Mughal Road as alternative power corridor to Kashmir

New Link Will Cater To Future Load Growth, Solve Outage Problems During Winter: DCP


Srinagar, Jan 8: In a significant development, a Government of India panel on transmission planning in northern India has approved construction of alternative power corridor to Kashmir valley from Northern More

  • Srinagar City

Tuition centres take students, parents for a ride

Fail to provide basic facilities, charge exorbitant fees


Srinagar, Jan 8: In a small room having an area of 10 X 20 square feet in Shaher-e-Khaas here, 92 students huddle together to attend class in a tuition centre. In absence of any monitoring by authorities More

  • Jammu

JK: Biting cold takes toll on people’s health, daily chores


Jammu, Jan 8: The extreme cold conditions prevailing across Jammu and Kashmir are not only affecting the daily activities of a common man but are also taking a toll on the health of people. The number More

  • South Asia

8 killed in US drone attacks in Pak tribal region


Islamabad, Jan 8: Stepping up missile attacks in the restive Waziristan tribal region of Pakistan's northwest, US drones targeted a Taliban training camp in the area, killing at least eight militants including More

  • Ganderbal/Tangmarg

3 yrs on, Lala Sahib bridge awaits repair

Locals seek CM’s intervention


Ganderbal, Jan 8: Residents of Duderhama, Warpora, Malapora, Arampora, Chekpora, Arch, Dudhkanth, Babosipora and other adjoining areas in this north Kashmir district are up in arms against the administration More

  • GK Features

‘Ironically, being in Kashmir is most dangerous for Kashmiris’


In May 2010, Chris Giamo, an independent documentary filmmaker with a background in human rights and South Asian Studies, traveled to India with his brother. They decided to visit Kashmir to shoot a documentary More

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