updated 3:47 PM GMT, Oct 30, 2014

Kashmir farmers' harvest battered

(A farmer plucks apples in an orchard in North Kashmir.)

 

Golden-brown autumn, the king of Kashmir's seasons, is plagued this year by the ravages of last month's unprecedented floods.

 

As farmers b

  • Srinagar: Sheikh Qayoom
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The Geelani Interview: resistance, relief and faking news

The Geelani Interview: resistance, relief and faking news

All Parties Hurriyat Conference chief, Syed Ali Geelani, in an exclusive free-wheeling chat with Kashmir Dispatch’s Bilal Bhat, talks about resistance, social work during and after the devastating fl

  • Srinagar: Bilal Bhat | Photo: Amir
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Wise to hold Kashmir polls on time?

After the devastation caused by the worst floods in 50 years in Jammu and Kashmir, can assembly elections be held this year on schedule? Will it be politically wise and administratively prudent?

 

T

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Kashmir: submerged and suppressed

“Drove across South Kashmir, battered and bruised. Just reached Srinagar, the city in shambles, can smell death in the air. #KashmirFloods,” writes a Facebooker who is on his way to meet his family in

  • Dilnaz Boga
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Groom arrives 10 days late to pick bride after wedding

While the floods in the state devastated life and property, it also washed away an anxious bride’s dream in Varmul town on 7th September. The traditional wedding turned into a ten-day-long wait for he

  • Varmul: Reyaz Ahmed
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Kashmir floods: a game of perceptions

“How can the oppressor let the oppressed be helped?” asked a Facebook user in India-held Kashmir, which has endured the worst floods in over a century.

 

“Humanitarianism is always loaded with multipl

  • Dilnaz Boga
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Kashmir: survivor recounts horror

For Fayaz Ahmad Wani (30), a Political Science lecturer, September 5 was like any Friday until it turned his world upside down as the gushing waters flooded south Kashmir and almost wiped out his enti

  • Srinagar: PTI
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Kashmir floods: a change of heart for Pandit family

Born and brought up in Delhi, 18-year-old Anita Kaul never thought that her trip to Kashmir will change her life-long perception about the Valley from where Kashmir Pandits left during the outbreak of

  • Srinagar: PTI
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Kashmir: poll boycott to help BJP?

The BJP's new aggression in Jammu and Kashmir ahead of assembly elections has shaken up the mainstream political parties in the state.

 

The BJP is hoping to win 44 assembly seats, and party president

  • Srinagar: Shiekh Qayoom
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From Bollywood to Islam: a journey of Kashmir girl

Mursaleen Peerzada, a girl from North Kashmir’s Sopore, 'feels enlightened after she quit her job of an assistant director in Bollywood and dedicated her life to Islam'. The girl says 'her priority wo

  • Srinagar: KD | KNS
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