Saturday, April 20, 2019

Am I apolitical?

By Basarath Hassan Common connotation of politics is no lesser than a devil incarnation. Generally, politics is conceptualized and perceived as evil and something immoral,...

Kashmir youth and the conflict

  Before landing in Kashmir this year, I thought I had more or less of an understanding of what loaded words as conflict or occupation...

I Am Not A Kashmiri

I sit down to write this in the brief interlude following a rather devastating piece from the recently released anthology ‘Until My Freedom Has...

Political activism in democracy and occupation

Note by the author: End number of articles was written in recent days ranging from journalists to activists, professors to research scholars in India...

Espionage in the Asia Pacific

In October this year, a former contractor at the US National Security Agency,  Edward Snowden, leaked documents to Britain's Guardian newspaper. Among several leaks,...
Burhan Wani

The Ballads of Burhan

Soon after the news of encounter diffused into the streets, shops, even the living rooms of the common people residing in the cities and...

The killing of Rahim Khan

Suddenly someone in the street screamed “Oh my god, what a tragedy!” Someone was lying in the street and blood was oozing from his body. I was terribly shocked because I knew this man. He was the man who sold us our bread. I can recall as if yesterday, the sight of his basket full of fresh bread coated with hot blood.

Corruption Reigns in Pakistani Kashmir

By Zafar Iqbal The misconduct of political elite and top government functionaries suggests that Pakistan Administered Jammu & Kashmir (PAJK), commonly known as Azad (free)...

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...

Jumlas, jibes and Bihar battleground

An old reality is Nitish Kumar’s snapping of over one and half decade old ties with BJP. He knows and the world knows, this...