Elections articles

Campaign Whispers

With massive tensions at ground zero, PDP and Congress candidates pitted for the South Kashmir Lok Sabha seat are busy in a lethargic, low-cost, low key campaign, reports  Akaash Hassan. At the funeral of Hizb


As the four districts are trying to get a semblance of routine after losing 77 youth in 2016 unrest, amid frequent interventions in bloody encounters, the region is going to polls early April.

“I cannot justify things”

Ace cinematographer Tasaduq Mufti’s formal joining of politics is the new son-rise in Kashmir politics. In a freewheeling interview with Masood Hussain, Mufti Jr talked about his passion, his concerns and his politics


Kashmir Life desk offers snapshots of the assembly elections that J&K witnessed post-partition (Ladies took lead in some areas in the voting process amid boycott call by separatist leadership in recent elections. (KL

Inside Islamabad

Chief Minister Ms Mehbooba Mufti is heading for election from her father’s Islamabad assembly seat later this month. The place has changed many masters in last three decades to survive at a huge

Southern Focus

As Kashmir assembly begins its stormy budget session, the opposition is united in disorder. The objective is to have some impact on Chief Minister’s election from south Kashmir, reports Masood Hussain Lawmakers cracked jokes

Mehbooba’s Journey

By Sheikh Mushtaq Nearly two decades ago when mainstream politics in restive Kashmir was silenced by the sounds of bomb explosions and armed battles, a 39-year-old woman donned Hijab and took to blood

Battleground Amira Kadal

Being central to Kashmir and to the governance structure, Amira Kadal was always in limelight. That is perhaps why all the anti-NC forces joined Jama’at-e-Islami’s Mohammad Yousuf Shah to create a new narrative