Friday, February 22, 2019
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Is our Autumn near?

       By Ibreez Ajaz his year marked a turning point in many Arab nations. Egypt, Libya, Syria, Yemen, Oman- all were in the...
Burhan Wani's grave in Tral, a few meters away from his home. Photograph by Vikar Syed

“Abuji, I’m sorry I couldn’t fulfill your promise”

By Muda Tariq and Tamana Qari “Abu ji, I’m sorry I couldn’t fulfill your promise,” a militant son tells his father. On 1 April 2018, a...

“Wish to see propaganda free Kashmir”

One of the young among the Kashmiri musicians and singers, Mohammad Muneem, born in 1983, is the lead vocalist of a Pune based Ethnic/Sufi...

Kunan Poshpora: A Forgotten Tragedy

Last month it marked the twentieth anniversary of Kunan-Poshpora mass rape case. Twenty years is huge period. Many regimes took power both at centre...

Kashmiri Pandits: Home is a memory

By Kabir Agarwal At his office in a western suburb of Mumbai, while sipping his daily cup of kehwa, Kashamendra Ganjoo recalls homeland. Ganjoo, now 63,...

Zareef Ahmad Zareef | A Native Poet

            By Saima Bhat Zareef Ahmad Zareef was born on April 17, 1943 in Aali Kadal, belongs to a middle class family in the Old...

Kounsarnag: A trekking or holy spot?

Kousarnag - one of the highest altitude springs of Kashmir Valley situated at a height of 12,140 feet above the sea level, some 120...

“Roller over legs, dipped in chilli-water, forced to drink acid”

Electrocution, sexual molestation, physical beatings, moving rollers over the legs to break bones were a few methods of torture used by Indian troops to...

Complicating the simple

"Beware, do not stray from the path of righteousness after I am gone. O, people, no prophet or apostle will come after me and...

The Valley that stole my heart

Time: February 2014 Place: Dal Lake, Srinagar (state capital of India-Occupied Kashmir) Through a combination of political solidarity and the ever-unquenchable search for beauty in the...