By Suhail Ahmad On Wednesday, October 25th, 2017

Decoding the Truth of Conflict

Reporters and scholars must remain wary to the parties involved in any conflict who often intentionally try to influence reporting in more subtle and manipulative ways than outright censorship or information blackouts.     Truth More...

By Suhail Ahmad On Friday, September 22nd, 2017

The LoC Trade Fiasco

India and Pakistan must re-visit their policy on cross-LoC trade to harness the tremendous potential of this Confidence Building Measure which can transform the political and economic landscape of the landlocked More...

By Suhail Ahmad On Thursday, July 20th, 2017

Kashmir tourism and lessons to be learnt

J&K government must strengthen the tourism infrastructure so that we emerge as an all-season destination in true sense of the word. In absence of facilities, the vast potential of this sector will remain unexplored. Shikara More...

By Suhail Ahmad On Saturday, June 3rd, 2017

Deciphering Poll Boycott

A medley of factors, far more complex, would have contributed to people’s decision to boycott elections. In Kashmir, there is always more than what meets the eye, Suhail Ahmad writes. clashes during by polls More...

By Suhail Ahmad On Wednesday, April 5th, 2017

Road to frustration

There is no quick-fix formula to do away with traffic jams in Srinagar. Among many others things, it depends on the layout of the city which, in our case, poses the biggest hurdle, Suhail Ahmad writes. How often More...

By Suhail Ahmad On Saturday, February 4th, 2017

Controversy’s Favourite Child

When Dr Farooq Abdullah openly backed Hurriyat on his father’s birth anniversary, people wondered if this was political opportunism or change of heart. With his second book on the cards, one can expect a More...

By Suhail Ahmad On Monday, September 5th, 2016

Mehbooba’s misplaced outburst against clergy

  Mehbooba Mufti’s angry outburst against the clerics for raising issues like Article 370 in their sermons and the reaction from Mirwaiz Umar Farooq has pitted the pulpit against the State. Mehbooba clearly More...

By Suhail Ahmad On Saturday, June 18th, 2016

Let Flower Tourism Bloom 

As the J&K government focuses on revamping the tourism sector of the state, the policymakers should look towards countries like Holland and France for more out-of-the-box strategies to capitalise on the rich More...

By Suhail Ahmad On Tuesday, May 10th, 2016

Mehbooba’s Worries

  By Suhail Ahmad  With Mehbooba Mufti taking over the reins of power as the first woman chief minister of Jammu and Kashmir, she has her hands full of challenges. When her father, late Mufti Muhammad Sayeed, More...

By Suhail Ahmad On Friday, January 29th, 2016

2016 WISH LIST: Will Kashmir Get Something To Cheer About?

January 2016 The arrival of New Year is usually associated with hope and expectations. Besides the lives of others, people look forward to positive changes in their surroundings as well. When the change doesn’t More...

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