Profile of Naseer Ganai
The prosecution alleged that the 11-year-old ‘offending’ article was part of an ongoing operation to build and propagate a secessionist narrative in Jammu and Kashmir.
Many experts argue that the Himalayas are geologically active and fragile and that there has to be an alternative way to imagine connectivity. However, those dealing with tunnelling projects say there is no alternative to it. The word of caution, then, is to tread carefully.
The 'Three Brotherhood Alliance', as the group is known, have claimed they are dedicated to eradicating the oppressive military dictatorship and committed to combating online gambling scam centres on the Myanmar-China border.
Able-bodied youth who once aspired to join the Indian Army are now choosing paramilitary forces and state police as these services provide long-term job security up to the age of 60 while the Agnipath scheme only offers a four-year tenure, says Major General (Retired) Yash Mor.
The road to Hundurman Brok is blacktopped, and from the road, one can see the ancient Silk Route, also called the Skardu–Kargil Road, across the Suru River.
As Kashmir secured a top rank for receiving the highest number of calls in the Tele Mental Health Programme, it also indicated the scale of mental health crises in the conflict-ridden Valley.
The Economist's defence editor Shashank Joshi speaks with Outlook's Naseer Ganai on the Israel-Palestine war -- the long-term implications of the Hamas attack on the perception of invincibility of Israel's intelligence agencies, what the motivation could be behind the Hamas attack, and so on.
The Kashmir story—It was the best of times. It was the worst of times. It was the age of bravery. It was the age of cowardice.
In Ladakh Autonomous Hill Development Council (LAHDC) Kargil NC won 12 out of 30 seats while Congress emerged victorious on 10 seats. The National Conference and Congress were contesting these polls as allied partners to keep the BJP away from power. Together the parties now have 22 seats.
A year after the abrogation of Article 370, the political landscape of Leh changed and the region saw the formation of the Apex Body of Leh, a coalition of various political and religious parties of Leh.
All eyes are on the Ladakh Autonomous Hill Development Council (LAHDC) Kargil elections which are scheduled to be held on October 4, where an alliance between the Congress and the National Conference represents a significant political collaboration, even as the BJP continues to oppose it.
Naseer Ganai interviews Dr Aijaz Ahmad Bund, the author of ‘Hijras of Kashmir: A Marginalized Form of Personhood’. Bund talks about the marginalisation of the Kashmir Valley’s transgender community and the normalisation of their mistreatment in society.
While there are notes of worry that the ONOE will obliterate regional issues from electoral politics, in Jammu and Kashmir, political parties are apprehensive about something else too. Will the ONOE exclude the union territory from the mammoth and unprecedented electoral process?
The three British-era laws governing India’s criminal justice systeam are set to be replaced by new laws with Hindi names, but provisions in the new laws are mostly same as the old ones. Amid allegations of ‘Hindi imposition’ as the three new bills have Hindi titles, the question arises whether decolonisation of the criminal justice system can take place by simply changing the names of the laws.
The Grand Canyon is a paradise for outdoor exploration, with its cascading Colorado River, sweeping views, and towering red rock formations. This guide is for people who are new to hiking and want to experience its wonders
As per the National Crime Record Bureau (NCRB) report of 2021, the suicide rate in Jammu and Kashmir has surged, experiencing a twenty-six-fold increase from 0.5 per hundred thousand population.
The nomination process for the Ladakh Autonomous Hill Development Council election begins today, voting scheduled for October 4
Over the years, the Drug De-addiction Center SMHS Hospital GMC in Srinagar has witnessed a significant increase in the number of drug-addicted patients. As of August this year, a total of 29,058 patients have been treated at the centre.
These days, three houseboats in the Dal Lake in Srinagar have transformed into a television series set. The makers hope it will encourage others to shoot serials in the Valley.
An ode to the legendary Kashmiri poet Habba Khatoon, the film was to release in 1991, but the wave of insurgency that swept through the Valley in the 90s, derailed the shooting and the makers could never complete it.
Line Producer Khawar Jamsheed is closely connected with Bollywood's presence in Kashmir and has become the main go-to figure for filmmakers.
In an interview with Outlook, Iltija Mufti dismisses the allegations of her being a dynast. A daughter of a former chief minister and a granddaughter of another, she says the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) sets false narratives in every state and then ‘a predominantly pliable media’ helps in peddling that narrative.
Ashok Parmar, a 1992 Gujarat cadre officer, has been transferred five times in the last year. He writes that he has been targeted after he exposed 'massive irregularities in the Jal Shakti department'.
Solicitor General of India, Tushar Mehta during the Supreme Court hearing stated that on October 17, 1949, the draft of Article 306 (A), which is the present Article 370, was debated in the Constituent Assembly.
Many scholars say that the time has come for these libraries to digitise their books and manuscripts and grant global access to their literary treasures through payment.