An open letter to Barkha Dutt

Dear Barkha Dutt, I feel sufficiently outraged to write this letter to protest your coverage of the floods in Jammu and Kashmir. To use the Army’s relief efforts in Kashmir as a ploy to whitewash its crimes in the Valley as you did on the nine o’clock news on 9 September 2014 is appalling. Your […]

PAMPORE TRAFFIC JAMS

Dear Editor, For several years, traffic jams on the Pantha Chowk-Sempora stretch of the Srinagar-Jammu Highway used to be a big headache for commuters from South Kashmir. Passengers stuck in busses and cabs would be forced to cover this distance on foot, be it biting cold, driving rain, or scorching heat, with everyone mouthing curses […]