The Liberation of Mind

Ishrat’s counter-point to Riyaz Ahmad’s commentary reminds one that Kashmiris – no matter what gender – may be chained by norms of the society, will never relinquish their freedom of thought (Ms. Ishrat Bashir Mattoo 28, was born in Srinagar....

Kashmir Suffers Due to a Lack of Drug Control Policy

Jehangir conducted a research study on drug addiction in the valley. Before presenting his analysis, we detail the ground situation (two stories) (Mr. Jehangir Rashid Malik, 37, was born in Srinagar, and did his primary schooling at the Green Land Educational...

Balancing Development With Sensible Ecology

Mehraj and Yusuf argue that linking Poonch to Gulmarg by road over Pirpanjal range would be yet another environmental and wildlife disaster in Kashmir (Mr. Mehraj Din, 56, was born in Srinagar. After graduating with an Arts degree from the Sri Pratap College in...

Multiple Conflicts of Body and Soul

Firdous is right – Kashmiris are the worst example of a split personality (Mr. Firdous Syed, 44, was born in Bhaderwah, Doda, and had his schooling in Jammu. He is currently the Chairman of the “Kashmir Foundation for Peace and Development Studies,”...