Monday, June 24, 2019
Kashmir Opinion and Stories, Breaking News Kashmir

Kashmir politics’ dynastic diary

People's Democratic Party (PDP) chief Mehbooba Mufti (left) and National Conference (NC) chief Omar Abdullah (right). Owing their relevance largely to their irrefutable familial affiliations,...
Kashmir Opinion and Stories, Breaking News Kashmir

Healthcare delivery amid Kashmir’s political turmoil

In the spring of 2016, panic gripped Srinagar as rumors of a child’s death following the government’s polio vaccination drive did the rounds. While...
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If Kartarpur, why not Sharda Peeth too?

In the backdrop of the opening of Kartarpur corridor for Sikh pilgrims in Punjab across the International Border (IB), the Radcliffe Line dividing India...
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Did I kill Basit Mir, the rebel?

As I begin to write, I remember Robert Frost’s poem - The Road Not Taken - which mainly represents individualism and nonconformity says in...
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In Kashmir, people remember history but only politicians forget

In 1984, Farooq Abdullah (left) of National Conference (NC) was dismissed by the then Governor of Jammu and Kashmir, Jagmohan (center), and Abdullah's brother-in-law...
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Delhi’s old moves on Kashmir’s political chessboard

Ram Madhav, one of the top leaders of the Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and its national general secretary, has made very serious...

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...
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“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...
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“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...
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