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Ajaz Rashid

Ajaz Rashid
Ajaz Rashid is a renowned journalist writing on Politics, conflict, Society, Health etc in Jammu and Kashmir over the last 12 years.

Heartless mothers, Careless doctors, Shameless Government

C-sections getting common in Kashmir is a dangerous trend and the expecting mothers, doctors, and government all are responsible for it, Ajaz Rashid reports. What do...

Avoid shortcuts

There was a time when mothers used to get the topmost respect in the society for going through one of the most terrible pains known to mankind – the labour pain. Our...

‘Caging Natives’

The decision of the government to restrict the movement of civilian traffic on Kashmir highway for hassle-free passage of Amarnath Yatra convoys has left people fuming in Kashmir

KPC: Time to set priorities & deliver

Journalists in Kashmir have always faced the brunt in the line of duty in conflict-ridden Kashmir. They have always been the target of all sides. For years the journalists were yearning to have a platform where they can raise the issues pertaining to their security and economic well-being.

Media urged to improve climate change reporting

The three-day media workshop on climate change, jointly organised by the Centre for Media Studies (CMS), the Indian Himalayas Climate Adaptation Programme (IHCAP) and the state Department of Ecology, Environment and Remote Sensing, concluded here today. Experts called for evidence-based reporting of climate change vulnerability, adaptation, mitigation and impacts

NC Back in Business

Kashmir's grand old party is back in business, Ajaz Rashid writes The State's biggest mainstream political party, National Conference made a strong comeback on Kashmir's political turf winning all three parliamentary seats in the Valley. NC...

PDPandora’s Box

Ajaz Rashid writes about the fall from grace of Mehbooba Mufti’s PDP  In the past four years, nothing went right for Mehbooba Mufti-led Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on J&K’s political turf. From an “infamous” alliance with...


Article 370 and Article 35-A became the main poll plank for the parliamentary polls in Jammu Kashmir but while the regional political parties raised the issue of the protection of the special status of...

Delhi’s Diktat

Is it really what we the people of Jammu and Kashmir are heading for? Surprisingly, every month we are witnessing a new surprise in the form of a new diktat from New Delhi as well...

Politics of ban Mainstream in jam

Crackdown and subsequent ban on Jamaat-e-Islami will only push the outfit to hardline activities and question the very essence of mainstream as Jamaat dissociated from militancy 22 years back, reports Ajaz Rashid As usually happens in...

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