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Sheikh Mudasir Amin

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How Anantnag elections unfolded

Sheikh Mudasir Amin sends a ground report about the Lok Sabha polls in south Kashmir’s Anantnag parliamentary constituency Rafi Ahmad, 21, of village Damhal Khoshipora seemed enthusiastic to...

Elections over Education

Posting teachers and lecturers on election duty is having an adverse impact on school education, Sheikh Mudasir Amin reports As yet another election season sets in, Jammu and Kashmir’s School Education Department is busy issuing directions to...

Border villages: Between a rock and a hard place

Sombali is a mountainous, border village, some 30 km from Baramulla in Boniyar tehsil. The village lacks connectivity, save for a recently constructed road, and basic amenities. Rearing sheep is the primary occupation of...

Marriage and domestic violence

Sheikh Mudasir Amin paints a grim picture of domestic violence against women and backs it up with the disturbing figures of the past seven years released by J&K Police. The institution of marriage is losing its...

A Dark Dream

Life suddenly went dark for Yasir but that did not deter him from pursuing studies. Sheikh Mudasir Amin brings us the success story of the 18-year-old who braved odds and with determination continued to pursue his dream. For...

Unholy Transgressions

Extra-marital affairs of men and women are tearing apart the sacred institution of marriage. Background checks on prospective brides and grooms may help to some extent but a larger intervention is required to prevent...

Rescue Squads

No sooner does the news of encounters spreads than an army of young boys, and even girls, attempt to break the siege by resorting to violence and help the trapped militants to escape. Sheikh Mudasir...

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...

Paying the Cost

Diverse groups of students, entrepreneurs, small businesses and even the government functionaries suffer due to the often-invoked ban on the internet, which seems to be an act of collective punishment for entire Kashmir against...

The Other Victims

While the summer unrest of 2016 caused massive economic losses to people from all spheres of life, the transporter community of the valley had to bear the brunt of the situation. With banks unrelenting...

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