Passing By

‘You need to tell stories in real time’

‘You need to tell stories in real time’

Suhail Akram did his Masters in mass communication from Kashmir University. Currently, he works as Global Engager with AlJazeera Plus. Before that, he was a newscaster with Doordarshan and has also worked at BBC. Suhail shares his thoughts and experiences with Aasif Sultan Q: Having been in some top news organisations and that too at […]

‘Corruption in Kashmir is State-sponsored’

‘Corruption in Kashmir is State-sponsored’

‘Nature of the government is authoritative, with a strong security apparatus backing it that feeds on corruption. Officials and politicians enjoy de facto impunity here’ Dr. Shaikh Ghulam Rasool, a doctor by profession, has been working as an RTI activist since 2005. He is a founding member and the current head of the JKRTI Movement, […]

‘It will be a disaster if we go on losing land like this’

Zahoor Ahmad Dar is the first Kashmiri Muslim to crack the IIM exam. He is currently Associate Professor in Dry Land Agriculture Research Station, Sheri-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology (SKUAST). He spoke to Aasif Sultan on his profession, agriculture in Kashmir and other issues You made it to the prestigious Indian Institute of […]

‘Jammu is an unnecessary liability on Kashmir’

‘Jammu is an unnecessary liability on Kashmir’

Bashir G Ahmed is a Kashmiri living in the United States for the past 48 years. After doing MS in Engineering, he did his MBA in 1971 from the University of Illinois, Urbana. Later he was a management consultant for the United States Air Force at the Wright Patterson Air Force Base in Dayton, Ohio. […]