Playing with Future

Incessant shutting down of educational institutions due to the government orders and the Hurriyat’s shutdown calls has triggered a migration of sorts among the students coming from advantageous families of Kashmir. But for the son of a poor labourer dreaming of a better future, it is a battle already lost. Students pelting stones on government More...

by Sheikh Mudasir Amin | Published 2 months ago
By Kashmir Scan On Sunday, April 9th, 2017
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Srinagar By-Poll: Toll reaches 7

Three more youths were reportedly killed on Sunday including a 12 th class student touching the toll to six. Earlier in the morning three youths were killed and several injured during clashes in different areas More...

By Kashmir Scan On Sunday, April 9th, 2017
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Srinagar by-poll:  Toll reaches 6

Three more youths were reportedly killed on Sunday including a 12 th class student touching the toll to six. Earlier in the morning three youths were killed and several injured during clashes in different areas More...

By Kashmir Scan On Sunday, April 9th, 2017
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Resistance leaders call for two day shutdown

Srinagar: The Resistance leaders Sunday called for complete shutdown on Monday and Tuesday against six civilian killings in Budgam District by government forces. Hurriyat (M) Chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq told KNS More...

By Kashmir Scan On Sunday, April 9th, 2017
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Srinagar by-poll: 3 more killed, toll reaches 6

Three more youths were reportedly killed on Sunday including a 12 th class student touching the toll to six. Earlier in the morning three youths were killed and several injured during clashes in different areas More...

By Ahmad Riyaz On Saturday, February 25th, 2017
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Pellet Guns: Why Only In Valley?

  If anything, Mehbooba Mufti should have been the most sensitive to the huge public resentment against the selective use of pellet guns in Kashmir. A cop with pallet gun during clashes. Pic credit: Basit Zargar It More...

By Ahmad Riyaz On Tuesday, January 31st, 2017
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Refugees, Again

The issue of granting domicile certificates to the refugees of West Pakistan is politically very sensitive and should not be addressed in a rush without taking the public opinion in the state on board, Ahmad Riyaz More...

By Ahmad Riyaz On Friday, December 16th, 2016
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Another Summer of Discontent 

Unlike the mass upsurges in 2008 and 2010, which had signalled a transition from the gun to the street, the drift in Kashmir is now back to militancy with folklore of Burhan enlivening the narrative of separatism.  Insha More...

By Suhail Ahmad On Monday, September 5th, 2016
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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 Ahmad Riyaz On Tuesday, August 30th, 2016
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Lesser the militancy, deadlier the impact

A small band of militants in Kashmir is keeping the jihad alive and Kashmir issue in focus Can a lesser number of active militants have a deadlier impact on the security situation? Yes, it can. This is at least More...

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