Preserving State’s Wetlands

Basharat describes a new initiative from the Department of Wildlife (Mr. Syed Basharat, 28, was born in Kreeri, Baramulla, and did his schooling in Kreeri, and later in Uri and Sopore. He graduated from the Degree College in Baramulla and completed his Master’s...

Looking to a Bright Future

Sajjad speaks with optimism but neglects to address responsibilies – of people who want an end to misery while keeping anarchy alive, and of neighbors who refuse to shut down terrorist infrastructure (Mr. Sajjad Bazaz, 44, was born in Srinagar. He attended the...

Cannot do With it and Cannot do Without it

Mehmood rationalizes why separatists should keep doing what they are good at (Mr. Mehmood-ur-Rashid, mid-30’s, lives and works in Srinagar. His commentary is published by the Rising Kashmir.) Glib generalisation, daunting detail Boycott-camp turned very uneasy...

“Kashmiris are Gods because only God can be Unpredictable”

Riyaz brings a reality check to the election process and finds Kashmiris are no closer to being masters of their destiny now than they were in the past (Mr. Riyaz Masroor, 36, was born and raised in Srinagar. He is a Srinagar based journalist who writes in English,...

Pointing Fingers the Wrong Way

An Editorial in the Greater Kashmir laments about the vanishing beauty of Srinagar, but conveniently forgets its own role in nurturing misplaced priorities within Kashmir’s Civil Society Venice of Asia During the campaigning for the recent elections, the leaders...