Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Opinion

“I’m a lesbian, a Kashmiri lesbian”

On 6 September 2018, the five-judge bench of Supreme Court of India, headed by Chief Justice of India (CJI), Dipak Mishra, scrapped the Section...
Naeem Akhtar, as Education Minister meeting Governor N. N. Vohra in 2016.

New Delhi’s mainstreaming insult: Goodbye, Governor

Like many people who wanted to say good bye to you after your decade long association with the state I had to stay content...
Gowhar Geelani

Let no non-combatant be harmed

If one's foremost line of reasoning is the narrative of victimhood, one is bound to lose the plot. And, there is a danger of...

Gunfights, abductions, houses torched, is it normalcy?

It would be naive to say that the situation in Kashmir is peaceful today. Over 11 relatives of policemen have been abducted by the militants...
Kuldip Nayyar on the cover of his autobiography "Beyond The Lines"

Kuldip Nayyar’s blueprint for Kashmir solution

Whether we like it or not, President General Pervez Musharraf has been able to retrieve the Kashmir problem from the backburner. Our satisfaction is...
Student protests in Bangladesh. Photo: Mehedi Hasan/Dhaka Tribune

Bangladesh: “Not about politics, it’s about justice and our right to life”

May 8, 2017 - a cousin of mine, whom I loved very much, passed away that day from a road accident while she was...

                                                                    Shujaat Bukhari 1968-2018

Remembering Mirwaiz Qazi Nisar, enthralling orator

Aag hai, Aulaad e Ibraheem hai, Namrood Hai Kya Kisi Ko Phir Kisi ka Imtehaa Maqsood hai (Tyrants and Flames once more on Ibraheem's Race Glared For...

“My husband tortured me, forced abortion, stops my Indian citizenship, not surprised if he...

My name is Mehnaz Siddiqui and I'm a Pakistani national (passport number KH788258) married to an Indian citizen Abdullah Danish Sherwani. We met 10...

Violence against women as war weapon

Shopian, a district in south Kashmir, is popularly known for its apples, however since 2009 it has become known for the infamous dark night...

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