By Chasfeeda Shah On Saturday, October 21st, 2017
0 Comments

Demystify Braid Chopping 

The recent killing of an alleged braid chopper in South Kashmir’s Anantnag district, ruthless beating of two women near Khanyar, two men at Tourist Reception Centre Srinagar, one youth at Delina, Baramulla and More...

By Chasfeeda Shah On Tuesday, September 19th, 2017
0 Comments

Wither Article 35 A

After the accession of Jammu and Kashmir with Union of India, of course with certain riders, the Maharaja, prodded by Pandits and Dogras, had felt a need to have such state subject laws which would not allow residents More...

By Chasfeeda Shah On Monday, August 7th, 2017
0 Comments

We shall overcome…

Since the time Buta Malik, a Kashmiri Muslim and a shepherd, discovered the Amarnath Shrine some 150 years ago, Kashmiris have been associated with the holy pilgrimage from beginning till it’s conclusion; More...

By Chasfeeda Shah On Saturday, July 1st, 2017
0 Comments

“Need to check youth radicalisation, militancy”

With an illustrious career spanning more than three decades, Muneer Khan took over as chief of Kashmir Police recently. In an interview with Chasfeeda Shah, Mr Khan, Inspector General of Police, Kashmir, spoke More...

By Chasfeeda Shah On Monday, June 19th, 2017
0 Comments

Caught In Crossfire

One of the key sectors and a potential game-changer for the Kashmir economy is Tourism. But the situation at hand in South Kashmir and the simmering discontent quietly spreading across central and north Kashmir More...

By Chasfeeda Shah On Saturday, May 20th, 2017
0 Comments

Her Resilience, Our Pride

Survival for Kashmiris is an instinct that comes naturally; for Kashmiri women, this instinct has been honed by years of life under tough conditions. Be it the horror of war, the devastating 2014 flood or last year’s More...

By Chasfeeda Shah On Tuesday, May 16th, 2017
0 Comments

Unsocial Contracts

The practice of hiring contractual lecturers in J&K’s School Education department on petty wages victimises the bright appointees who not only have to work for peanuts but are often posted in far-flung More...

By Chasfeeda Shah On Monday, April 24th, 2017
0 Comments

Shrinking Mainstream

At the time of the accession of Jammu and Kashmir and even after that, when the Kashmir issue was taken to the United Nation, the government of India had agreed that the accession of the princely state is subject More...

By Chasfeeda Shah On Tuesday, February 21st, 2017
0 Comments

Respect our Martyrs

By moving to declare the birthday of Kashmir’s last Dogra ruler, Hari Singh, as a public holiday, the Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti has ignited another controversy which can snowball anytime into a storm and may More...

By Chasfeeda Shah On Sunday, January 29th, 2017
0 Comments

New Challenges

Marred by countless controversies, the year 2016 caused some of the major setbacks for entire J&K. The longest ever curfew and strike for consecutive five months, beef ban, attack on J&K special position More...

Show Buttons
Hide Buttons
Close