The Pinnacle of Sufi Architecture

Iqbal makes a compelling case for preserving indigenous architecture of Kashmiri shrines (Mr. Iqbal Ahmad, 48, was born in Parigam Chek, Kulgam. He is a graduate with Diploma in Numismatics, Archaeology and Heritage. He is an archaeologist, writer, and a cultural...

Challenges to Saffron Cultivation and Industry in Kashmir

Rashid’s investigative reports are an eye opener. His multiple reports are followed at the end by an Editorial in the Rising Kashmir (Mr. Rashid Paul, 40, was born at Ompora, near Budgam. He has a master’s degree in Mass Communication and Journalism from...

Can the “Afghan Wave” Reach Kashmir?

Riyaz thinks so, and his logic is heavy on an interpretation of history which by no means is universally accepted by all constituents of Kashmir (Mr. Riyaz Masroor, 38, was born and raised in Srinagar. He is a Srinagar based journalist who writes in English, Urdu and...

Drug Abuse and Women

Jehangir highlights the price of anxiety among the section of the community most affected by political violence and societal changes in Kashmir (Mr. Jehangir Rashid Malik, 37, was born in Srinagar, and did his primary schooling at the Green Land Educational Institute...