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 is the first casualty in a conflict. Though ideally, news media should help in finding out the truth, it often is More...

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By Kashmir Scan On Sunday, October 1st, 2017
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In Memoriam  

Much needs to be done to realise Sogami saheb’s dream of making Lolab a prosperous and progressive tourist destination which can attract people from all corners of the world, Saadat Nasir Wani Sogami writes.   No More...

By Suhail Ahmad On Friday, September 22nd, 2017
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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 Kashmir Scan On Monday, September 18th, 2017
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An Ode to Humanity

Decades of violence has yielded only miseries and bloodshed. We are now turning into enemies of each other. The route to peace in Kashmir is long and uncertain. By Mohammad Amin Manasbali J&K Police during More...

By Kashmir Scan On Friday, August 11th, 2017
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Khamenei and Kashmir Dispute

Ayatollah Ali Khamenei’s remarks may have surprised many in the policy circles but the history of the Islamic Republic’s supreme leader’s interest in Kashmir dates back to late-1980 when he visited More...

By Suhail Ahmad On Thursday, July 20th, 2017
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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 Ahmad Riyaz On Sunday, July 2nd, 2017
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Another Summer of Discontent

If the groundswell of euphoric support for the militancy was reflected last year in the ever-growing participation in the militant funerals, this year people are determinedly trying to save the militants by disrupting More...

By Suhail Ahmad On Saturday, June 3rd, 2017
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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 Ahmad Riyaz On Tuesday, April 25th, 2017
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Wake Up On Kashmir

New Delhi’s approach to sleep over the Kashmir problem and hoping it resolves on its own is alienating Kashmiris and fading any hope of political engagement between India and Pakistan as the two countries More...

By Suhail Ahmad On Wednesday, April 5th, 2017
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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...

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