Kashmir’s Literary Revival

Arjimand notes the success of three new books in English by Kashmiri writers and feels something to cheer about (Mr. Arjimand Hussain Talib, 34, was born in Srinagar. He is a columnist/writer and a development professional who matriculated from Tyndale Biscoe Memorial...

Kashmir’s Plunder

The Rising Kashmir editorial asks the government to review laws and make them more stringent to safeguard Valley’s natural resources for future generations. Kashmir’s Plunder In a bid to check the encroachment in Pahalgam, the High Court Monday directed the state...

Scandalous Loss of Power

Rashid says distribution loss in electricity generation is putting a huge burden ion the exchequer. An investigative report (Mr. Rashid Paul, 40, was born at Ompora, near Budgam. He has a master’s degree in Mass Communication and Journalism from the University...

All Politics is Local

Shiban argues that self reliance is the first step to real autonomy (Mr. Shiban Dudha, 50, was born in Srinagar. He went to government schools in Chandilora (Tangmarg) and Srinagar, and matriculated from the D.A.V. High School in Srinagar. He attended the S.P....

Neglected Issues

Two timely commentaries by Zeenat on the status of women and environment puts the microscope on important but neglected issues of the day (Ms. Zeenat Zeeshan Fazil, 26, was born in Srinagar, Kashmir. She did her schooling from King George (Mumbai) and later Cambridge...