Paradise Priced Out: High Airfare and Hotel Tariffs Threaten Kashmir’s Enchantment

Paradise Priced Out: High Airfare and Hotel Tariffs Threaten Kashmir's Enchantment

Paradise Priced Out: Navigating the High Cost of Kashmir’s Charms By: Javid Amin Nestled amidst the lofty peaks of the Himalayas, Kashmir has long been celebrated as the “Crown Jewel of India.” Its ethereal beauty, rich cultural heritage, and warm hospitality have beckoned travelers from around the globe, promising unforgettable experiences and cherished memories. Yet, beneath the veneer of enchantment lies a troubling trend: the soaring cost of exploration. In recent years, a surge in airfare and property tariffs has cast a shadow over Kashmir’s idyllic landscape, threatening to transform…

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Hurriyat Leader Farooq Demands End to ‘Arbitrary Detention Cycle’

Hurriyat Leader Farooq Demands End to "Arbitrary Detention Cycle"

Hurriyat Conference chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq today called upon the government to refrain from continuing the “cycle of arbitrary detentions”. Addressing a congregation at Jamia Masjid on Friday, Mirwaiz said even during the holy month of Ramzan, he was facing restrictions and was being frequently placed under house arrest, preventing him from having unrestricted access to mosques. Mirwaiz was placed under house arrest on Thursday, preventing him from offering prayers. Mirwaiz said on Thursday as per the announced programme, he was not allowed to address a religious gathering. Mirwaiz said…

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