Non-Political Panchayat Elections Turn Highly Political

Ranbir is amazed at how mainstream political parties are locked in a bitter tug-of-war over ‘branding’ and ‘parading’ of newly-elected sarpanches and panches before the media(Mr. Ranbir Singh Pathania, 31, was born in born in Jammu city. He did his early schooling...

Manzoor’s Story

The desperation expressed by Manzoor is the story of many young people in Kashmir facing an uncertain future. Manzoor’s story is followed by an editorial on tackling employment(Mr. Manzoor Akash, 25, was born in Rafiabad, Baramulla district. He completed his...

Children’s Hospital in Srinagar is a Disgrace

The G B Pant hospital for children is suffering the same fate as the Lal Ded Hospital for Women. ‘Children Hospital as Good as a Railway Station’Srinagar: G B Pant hospital, the only children hospital of Kashmir is ‘as good as a railway station’ according to a mother...

Snuffing a Great Health Hazard

Ashraf feels the time has come for Kashmir to take a radical course(Dr. Mirza Ashraf Beg, 70, was born in Sarnal, Anantnag. He did his primary schooling at the Primary Hanfia School in Anantnag and completed his F. Sc. from the Government Degree College in Anantnag....

Disappearing Forests

The Editorial in the Kashmir Images laments the slow demise of pristine forests in the Kashmir valleyLest We RegretThe shaving of the jungles and the shrinking of the forest area is a matter of grave concern for a state whose climate is determined by the presence of...