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.

Need to regulate use of Mosque loudspeaker

Regulating loudspeakers does not limit the freedom to pray as some people may argue but they only help ensure that the sound that comes out of Masjids is more harmonious and soothing, Suhail Ahmad...

Rise & Fall of Kashmir political parties

In the recently concluded Parliamentary polls, National Conference (NC) and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), the two main regional mainstream political parties in Jammu and Kashmir, witnessed a puzzling result, totally contrary to each other....

China’s Uighur MuslimsAC

The Chinese state is governed by Mao Zedong ideology with a modification of Karl Marx's Communism, Shahid Majeed Mir writes   China has detained as many as one million Uighurs in the so-called “re-education centers” and...

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...

SRO 202: Inequality and Inefficiency

The public service image is a dark spot on the white service delivery mechanism, writes Shahid Majeed Mir   A drastic law may prove hazardous for public efficiency, which is already stricken by corruption. It is called SRO...

Clamour for war and silver lining of peace

One can’t expect negotiations to deliver results overnight, but they can achieve substantive progress and help hammer out the final solution, Suhail Ahmad writes It’s been a scary start to 2019 with India and Pakistan coming...

Terrorism and religion

The recent brutal terror attack on the Al Noor Masjid in New Zealand has once again shown the growing hatred against the Muslims in and outside India. The barbaric terror attack in which 49 people...

To my Vale!

A teenager pens her concerns about religious plurality, reservations and our obsession with tuition centres By Tamana Ajaz Coming from a place where sometimes people are even afraid to step out of their homes, I share the...

Highway Management

In the good old days, the administration which included district police and traffic police would always be well prepared to address the issues arising out of blockade of Srinagar-Jammu highway, particularly in the winter...

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