Friday, August 23, 2019

Editorial: Attack on Umar Khalid is to silence fearless thinkers

On Monday afternoon, prominent youth leader and student of Jawahar Lal Nehru University, Umar Khalid, was attacked. He was shot at by an unknown...

Violence in the name of cow

In the last few years, core issues that plague India have been made to cede much of the political space that they ought to...

Editorial: Crushing dissent to construct perception

In the last more than three months we have seen the worst form of state violence against civilians in Kashmir. It is not the...

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...

Form of dissent changes with time

On September 4, a separatist group called for a strike against the construction of concrete  road for Amarnath pilgrims, which goes to the holy...

PSA: Ready-to-put-in-jail command

It has been two years since the mass protests of 2010, during which more than 120 people; mostly teenagers were killed by government forces....

Editorial: Trampling the public voice

Freedom of speech always comes under the pressure of the rulers. In conflict places like Kashmir, being one of the world’s long standing conflict,...

Editorial: Another tragedy of justice

The Indian Supreme Court decision, last week, which gives the Army privilege to choose the form of trial- whether military court martial or civilian...

Editorial: The question remains unanswered

For decades Indian-held-Kashmir has been going through a turbulent time. Once people were fighting the Dogra rulers for their rights and then after the...
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