Diminishing Dal

Fida believes a brick-and-morter project approach will not solve Dal’s woes since it is an ecological disaster (Mr. Fida Iqbal, 47, was born in Sopore. He attended the D.A.V. School in Nayadyaar, Rainawari, and the Government Higher Secondary School in Sopore....

A Casualty Named Truth

Junaid comments on how masquerading politicians are refusing to confront reality while sanctifying anarchy (Mr. Junaid Azim Mattu, 25, was born in Srinagar. He partly completed his schooling at the Burn Hall School, Srinagar, and partly at the Bishop Cotton School,...

Lost in Time

Firdous blames social anarchy on leaders who see modern amenities as conspiracies but conveniently turn a blind eye to societal disparities (Mr. Firdous Syed Baba, 44, was born in Bhaderwah, Doda, and had his schooling in Jammu. He is a weekly columnist for the...

Catering to the Rich?

Arjimand discusses two important Bills that were recently “tabled” in the State Assembly. The one argument he does not explore is that did the government pursue a half-hearted effort to give an appearance of commitment to overhaul Kashmir’s feudal...

The Virtue of Unification

Najib notes a deep seated conspiracy behind fragmentation of the erstwhile princely state with a 5,000 year history. He argues for its reunification in order to reconstruct its national glory (Sardar Najib, 33, was born in Trarkhel, Poonch district in Pakistan...