Valley

  • Travelogue: From Naranaag to Gangabal

    Kashmir Diary |  Mufti Islah
    Move beyond the picture postcards of Gulmarg, Sonamarg and Pahalgam and a surreal Kashmir, tucked away in the depths, is waiting to unravel itself. Those...

  • Marriages no more a low-key affair in Kashmir

    Lost in 'Trance'lation |  Abid Soffi
    With each culture evolving its own ways of celebrations, marriage is an event of lifetime. After a break during the Holy fasting month of Ramzan,...

  • Covering Kashmir: An outsider's view from the inside - IV

    Head to Haid-ar |  Suhasini Haidar
    As the years have passed, what amazes me is the perseverance of journalists who continue to cover the story. There's even an irrational hope that...

  • Covering Kashmir: An outsider's view from the inside - III

    Head to Haid-ar |  Suhasini Haidar
    Perhaps the darkest period in this regard came in the late 90s and 2000, when militancy driven by the Lashkar-e-Toiba was at a peak. The...

  • Covering Kashmir: An outsider's view from the inside - II

    Head to Haid-ar |  Suhasini Haidar
    The militants we met were probably the last batch of fully home-grown insurgents fighting in Kashmir. 1995 marked the takeover of the struggle by non-Kashmiri...

  • Indian journalists make news in Pakistan

    Head to Haid-ar |  Suhasini Haidar
    Unguided missiles over the border Even for a journalist privileged to have visited Pakistan more than a dozen times, this trip ...