Saturday, January 19, 2019

Can one be neutral in militarized zone?

Neutrality cannot be always in favor of justice. Neutrality seem to be over-rated in the contemporary world which is divided into the structural binary...
sopore, kashmir, shopian gunfight

“It’s not Jantar Mantar, madam, it’s Kashmir”

A child looked up at me and asked, “Aunty, aap India se aayi ho kya?” (Auntie, have you come from India?). Before I could...

“The fact is Farooq Abdullah is scared”

First the positive side of Dr. Farooq Abdullah’s unpredictability which in an ironical way underlines a basic trait of Kashmiris: that they are tolerant...
Breaking News Kashmir

“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...
Breaking News Kashmir

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...
Breaking News Kashmir

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...
Breaking News Kashmir

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...
Breaking News Kashmir

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...
Breaking News Kashmir

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