Debate Room

Debate: Have Kashmiri journalists covered their own conflict impartially?

Debate: Have Kashmiri journalists covered their own conflict impartially?

If Charles Dickens’ words “we had everything before us, we had nothing before us” were to be given a physical shape and form, Kashmir’s media scene during the 1990s comes to mind.  With the eruption of armed insurgency in the Valley in 1989, Kashmiri journalists had a huge responsibility on their shoulders: to convey the happenings […]

Debate Room: Does Kashmir’s healthcare needs a prescription for change?

Kashmir’s medical fraternity is filled with doctors and paramedics who stood with the people at the time of crises. Be it during the turbulent ‘90s, or amidst public uprisings of 2008, 2010, and 2016, when bullets and pellets were copiously used against a defiant population, the medicos showed great spine and character in trying conditions.  […]