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 have you felt like pulling your hair out while stuck in traffic? Well, if you travel in Srinagar, it is more likely to be a frequent experience. More...

by Suhail Ahmad | Published 6 months ago
By Chasfeeda Shah On Tuesday, February 21st, 2017

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 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 Chasfeeda Shah On Sunday, January 29th, 2017

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...

By Kashmir Scan On Thursday, December 15th, 2016

Uniform Civil Code: Democracy under threat 

  The Uniform Civil Code will not only arrest the liberties guaranteed to all citizens under Indian Constitution, but it will also trample upon the secular forces in our democratic country, Faisal Peer writes The More...

By Kashmir Scan On Wednesday, December 14th, 2016

Freedom in Unity

  Let’s unite and fight for a new world where national barriers don’t exist, where greed, hate and intolerance, and religious differences are done away with. Let’s fight for a world of reason More...

By Chasfeeda Shah On Saturday, October 22nd, 2016

War in Kashmir 

The killing of Burhan Wani, who had joined the ranks of Hizbul Mujahideen in 2010, has ended a long manhunt by the security forces. Not surprisingly, it has sparked an uncontrollable rage, not only in his hometown More...

By Kashmir Scan On Tuesday, October 11th, 2016

Two parables and a condemned man

INaeem Akhtar explains in this open letter to Syed Ali Shah Geelani why he feels education must be pursued even along with other agendas Naeem Akthar Mukarrami Geelani Saheb A few weeks back a prominent militant More...

By KS Correspondent On Wednesday, September 21st, 2016

Psychological Implications Of Resistance Struggle On Kashmiri Children

UMAR FAROOQ VEERI “There is no denying of this fact that the ongoing unrest in the long run will implicate upon the psychological & sociological makeshift of children in the valley who at this crucial juncture More...

By Dr Peer G N Suhail On Friday, September 2nd, 2016


The metamorphic of Jammu and Kashmir Police from a law-enforcing agency to a counter-insurgency force coupled with the recent killings of policemen at the hand of militants may suit the State apparatus as it pitches More...

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