Fall of Wakf

Set up to help poor and needy in the Muslim majority J&K and to contribute towards institution building, the Wakf Board has miserably failed its mandate as the state government continues to overlook political nepotism and financial pilferage in the second assets-rich body in the state, S Muzamil reports. In November last year, the then Chief Minister More...

by S Muzamil | Published 1 year ago
By S Muzamil On Tuesday, May 17th, 2016

Hard Times

Cover story April 2016 issue The bloodbath in Kupwara has sparked protests across Kashmir, shadowing the ‘honeymoon’ of the newly elected government that was already struggling to come out of NIT crisis. More...

By Kashmir Scan On Friday, April 29th, 2016

Vohra’s Healing Touch

  With Raj Bhavan in firm control of affairs in J&K, the smooth sailing on administrative and governance matters has come as a relief for people. As hopes for redress are pinned on Governor Vohra now, the More...

By Ajaz Rashid On Thursday, March 17th, 2016

The Chill at Gupkar

The reluctance of the PDP President Mehbooba Mufti to take over as the J&K’s chief minister is a reflection of her agitation at the BJP and its proxies’ ‘overt and covert’ attempts to More...

By Ajaz Rashid On Saturday, February 6th, 2016

The Peacemaker 

An astute leader who knew the art of political maneuvering, a peacemaker who wanted to repair his people’s psyche bruised by decades of political unrest and a staunch believer in democratic polity, the country More...

By Kashmir Scan On Saturday, February 6th, 2016

Tough Road Ahead

  Mehbooba’s moment of glory has come at a time of deeply personal tragedy. The PDP president will have to balance expectations of people of three distinct regions of Jammu and Kashmir and also keep New More...

By Ajaz Rashid On Monday, December 28th, 2015

The Missing Stimulus in PM’s Package

KASHMIR SCAN, DECEMBER 2015 By S Muzamil   On November 11, J&K cabinet met to deliberate the mechanism for rolling out the Rs 80000 crore ‘development package’ that was announced by Prime Minister Narendra More...

By Ajaz Rashid On Wednesday, February 4th, 2015

Voting, voting and voting

Kashmir Scan. Dec 2014 Azadi, Bijli, Change, Development, Employment, Floods, Guru, Human Rights, Integrity of candidates, Kashmir resolution, Loyalties… people in Kashmir voted for everything and anything. Faisul More...

By Ajaz Rashid On Sunday, February 1st, 2015


Kashmir Scan, Oct 2015 Govt Sinks, People Rise On September 6, Kashmir was hit by the worst ever floods it has witnessed in a century. Two months since, people are yet to come to the grips of the post-flood life. More...

By Ajaz Rashid On Friday, October 31st, 2014

Kounsar Naag: Handle with care

Kashmir Scan, August 2014 By Faisul Yaseen Kounsar Naag may or may not become another yatra destination but it has the potential to become the burial ground for a number of groups and political parties and the government More...

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