Manasbal Goes the Dal Way

Aijaz looks at the dire condition of the Manasbal Lake and sees a large eco-system in neglect and decay just like in Dal and Anchar lakes (Mr. Aijaz Hassan Ganie, 35, was born in Anantnag. He graduated from the Gandhi Memorial College in Jammu, and completed his M.Sc....

Not Without a Price

Mehmood raises valid concerns given that the State has hardly any infrastructure to cope with large influx of tourists (Mr. Mehmood-ur-Rashid, 39, was born in Srinagar. He graduated from the Amar Singh College, Srinagar. He has been active in journalism for over ten...

Mental Healthcare

Zeenat sees very little emphasis by authorities on mental healthcare in a valley full of anguish and lawlessness (Ms. Zeenat Zeeshan Fazil, 27, was born in Srinagar, Kashmir. She did her schooling from King George (Mumbai) and later Cambridge (New Delhi), and received...

Night Watchman for Adult Children

The author met numerous elderly couples in Kashmir living by themselves in homes built by their children who themselves work overseas. One couple told me, “We have become a nation of chowkidars.” Abandoned by Children, Elderly Parents Struggle to Survive M...

Harvesting Misery – 2

Basharat comments on the Zargar Report dealing with the G B Pant Hospital tragedy (Mr. Syed Basharat, 31, 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...