Return of KPs: Time to move beyond rhetoric  

Kashmir Scan Magazine June 2016 issue Even as the Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti has categorically said that there is no land in Kashmir for making Sainik colonies and there is no question of making exclusive colonies for Kashmiri Pandits, the twin controversies are far from over. The armed conflict, which erupted in 1990, changed Kashmir in many ways. More...

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By Sheikh Mudasir Amin On Monday, July 18th, 2016

Monsters On Mountains

“Sometimes we are asked to act as informers by the Indian Army if we see any suspicious activity and if we refuse, we are beaten to the pulp or tortured and disgraced to the extent that we lose our mental More...

By Kashmir Scan On Wednesday, July 13th, 2016

Grief And Rage In World’s Largest Militarized Zone.

“Greater militarization of an already extraordinarily militarized zone is surely not an answer to mass protests.” India and its politicians must introspect as to why there has been such a mass outpouring More...

By Kashmir Scan On Wednesday, July 13th, 2016

45 Percent Kashmiri Adults Are Victims Of Depression

  Around 1.8 million people in Kashmir, accounting for nearly 45 percent of the valley’s adult population, show significant symptoms of mental distress, a survey by ‘Médecins Sans Frontières’ has said. Of More...

By Irfan Bashir On Saturday, July 9th, 2016

Kashmir Erupts in Chaos: Latest Updates

  People carrying the body of HM Commander Burhan Wani for burial in Kashmir Here are 15 latest updates from Kashmir since Burhan Wani’s Encounter on Friday: 1.)  So far, 23 people have been killed (including More...

By KS Correspondent On Friday, July 8th, 2016

Separatists call for shutdown

 Separatists call for complete Kashmir Shutdown till July 11  Various Hurriyat leaders including Hurriyat Chairman (G) Syed Ali Shah Geelani, Chairman JKLF Mohammad Yaseen Malik, and Chairperson Dokhtaran i Milat More...

By Kashmir Scan On Saturday, July 2nd, 2016

India’s Missile Technology Group Entry May Be Cause Of Worry For China, Say Strategists

New Delhi: India’s entry into the elite club of Missile Technology Control Regime (MTCR) may pose a challenge to China, strategists say. That’s because it would open the door to legally sell or transfer More...

By Sheikh Mudasir Amin On Sunday, June 19th, 2016

Monsters on Mountains

The insurgency in Kashmir has taken a toll on Gujjar and Bakerwall communities who tread a double-edged sword to save themselves from the wrath of armed militants as well as security forces. As these communities More...

By P A Mushtaq On Sunday, June 12th, 2016

The Missing Loo

Protests crippled Kashmir in the wake of civilian killings after alleged molestation of a schoolgirl inside a toilet in Handwara. As the state government grapples to piece together the sequence of events, P A Mushtaq More...

By Kashmir Scan On Saturday, June 11th, 2016

UN chief says he removed Saudi Arabia from damning human rights report under ‘undue’ financial pressure

UN chief Ban Ki-Moon said the decision was ‘one of the most painful and difficult’ he has had to make as Secretary General The United Nations Secretary General excised the Saudi-led coalition fighting More...

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