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...

This is how we can fight Islamophobia

Recently, an All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) found that prevalence of Islamophobia was driving hate crime and even terror attacks against British Muslims. Citing the report, UK-based ‘Independent’ reported that the harmful myths and...

PDD workers in peril

Although hundreds of daily-wagers and need-based employees of J&K’s Power Development Department put their lives at risk to ensure uninterrupted power supply to our homes, the policymakers have failed to evolve a rehabilitation policy...

Bloodiest Battlefield

Amid on-going turmoil in Jammu and Kashmir, this year turned to be a deadliest with over 400 killings so far, highest in 10 years. The recent killing of 17 militants in just two days...

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