Noam Chomsky’s “Propaganda Model” in India

Twenty five years ago, Noam Chomsky and Edward S. Herman gave a Propaganda Model of media in the book, Manufacturing Consent: The Political Economy of...

Salman Khurshid: Rip the flag to see dissent

There is no such thing called the right way of expressing dissent. Whenever Kashmiris protest against India, in any form, they are called misguided,...

“Raped girl loses honor” – change seems bleak

On Sunday, Greater Kashmir – one of the leading English dailies of the Kashmir valley – carried a news report about the rape of...

Guantanamo Bay: The house of vile

It became the unfortunate home for the refugees from Cuba and Haiti caught in the International waters during 1970s and continued the monomania through the half...

In which countries are children happier – and why?

  By Jonathan Bradshaw, University of York Children in European countries tend to report higher levels of satisfaction with their friendships while children in African countries...

Remembering Gaw Kadal Massacre, Jan 21, 1990

It has been more than twenty years of the gateway to our road of the massacres. It was this day, twenty three years ago,

Malala and Nabila: two sides of Pakistan

Earlier this week, a young girl from Pakistan addressed a Western audience on a life-threatening situation she faced in her homeland. Dressed in a...

Kounsernag lake: A return from death

We started our expedition from Aharbal at around 12:30 pm and reached our base camp at 4.45 pm. It was an easy trek when compared to other trekking expeditions we had been on. We pitched our tents, drank tea, clicked a few pictures, had dinner and slept - oblivious to what was waiting for us the very next day.
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Nepal: Emerging from the ruins

Where does one even start describing the scale of the devastation that has hit Nepal? It’s been five days as I write this, and...

Sedition in the neo-colonial India

  I was walking in the Bloomsbury area of London, far away from home, when I read that more than sixty Kashmiri students were expelled...