Articles by Suhail Bhat
Nov 18, 2017
Kashmir's saffron harvest sees sharp declineDry spells and improper implementation of government schemes could sound the death knell for the glory days of saffron cultivation in the Kashmir valley | #FWeekend
Aug 24, 2017
Drug abuse on the rise in Kashmir as growing militancy, hostilities provide safe ground for poppy cultivationThe Kashmir unrest seems to have fuelled not just drug abuse but also drug cultivation in the Valley with poppy cultivators finding a safe haven amid rising hostilities and militancy
Aug 01, 2017
Students erupt in violent protests after security forces gun down LeT commander Abu Dujana in KashmirStudents across Kashmir took to the streets on Tuesday in protest against the killing of Lashkar-e-Taiba commander and Pakistani national Abu Dujana, and a teenage militant named Arif Dar
Jul 20, 2017
As bullets fly over LoC, Kashmir village mourns the death of an army manOn Monday, eight days after Naik Mudassir Ahmad promised his son that he'd spend Eid al-Adha with him at their new home, the family await Ahmad's body.
Apr 29, 2017
Kashmir unrest: Youth struggle to provide alternate narrative, authorities try to run them agroundThe desperate attempt of the Kashmiri youth to get themselves heard at the international forums is challenging the mainstream narrative.
Feb 20, 2017
Kashmir unrest: Misplaced priorities, failure to address real issues point to a summer of discontentConstant gunfire fails to ring alarm bells in ears of politicians in Kashmir, who continue to brush things under the carpet and try to shroud their political failures under increasing tourist footfalls
Jan 04, 2017
Kashmir: Hostile residents risk their lives, help militants flee security forcesThe participants noted that the over the last year, the local residents were obstructing any counter-insurgency operation launched by the security forces in the Valley.
Oct 10, 2016
Pampore attack: One soldier injured in ongoing clash as army surrounds militantsA soldier was on Monday injured in the exchange of fire between security forces and militants holed up inside Entrepreneurship Development Institute (EDI) in South Kashmir's Pampore Town, which had witnessed a suicide attack in February this year.
Jul 10, 2016
I felt I would choke to death: Confessions of a policeman in KashmirHere's an account of a young man in Kashmir, who was enlisted inthe police force and given the task of mingling with the stone pelters to identify them.