Friday, April 3, 2020

Irom Sharmila: Not suicide, it’s fight

Manipur is the land of Khamba Thoibi, Iromba and Thang-Ta. It is arguably, the most culturally rich state in Northeast India. But, ask some...

Editorial: For Agha Shahid Ali, and forever

Tomorrow is December 8, 2012. Eleven years ago on the same day one of the finest English poets, Agha Shahid Ali passed away. Shahid...
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Been flooded recently? These scientists want to hear from you

By Ivan Haigh, University of Southampton and Shari L. Gallop, University of Southampton Coastal floods are a major global hazard. In 2008, Cyclone Nargis generated...

The quasi-official anthem of occupation

In the Trblinka death camp during the Nazi era, new arrivals who were about to be gassed to death were presented with a deceptive...

Can Kashmir’s electoral politics revive?

It is likely that the third-front could end up strengthening the three regional parties whose top leadership remains in detention.

“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...

Indian anger as UK Parliament discusses Kashmir’s human rights

The UK House of Commons debate on Kashmir took place against the sombre background of a flooding in India and Pakistan coupled with the...
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Unfolding a decade of Cross-LoC trade

Just as the cross-LoC traders in Poonch were breathing a sigh of relief after resumption of trade on 16 April, the Ministry of Home...
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Evolution of election campaigning with digital age

Two decades ago, listening to words like—political campaigns—mind would visualize flaring banners, billboards, posters, newspaper advertisements, radio singing rhymes. These channel of information used...
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Hindu Rashtra’s reality is staring us in face

There will soon be the return of ‘normalcy’ to Delhi. That loaded word which Delhi journalists use in the context of Kashmir to signify the return of subtler forms of persecution.
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