Sunday, August 18, 2019

Kashmir — my motherland

By Shamim Shawl I was reading a book. Every page was interesting. An English writer remembering his village, its streets and ponds, a small school...

‘Peace redefined in democracy’

Freedom of expression and speech is the most fundamental of all rights. This right lays the very foundation of a democratic society. It is...

Iron in Kashmir’s soul

The first episode of the series produced by Video Daddy can be watched here. “…the colour of my soul is iron-grey and sad bats wheel...

Early Days Of Radio Kashmir And Rise Of Female Singers

Before the advent of broadcasting service in Jammu and Kashmir in 1947, the print media was broadly confined to the coverage of current affairs...

Cow as a political crutch in Hindutva politics

The idea of the cow as the revered mother, worthy of lifetime service, and therefore outside the purview of the abattoir, is no earlier...

People’s representatives

Politics in a democratic country is supposed to be a collective execution of the policies by the representatives of the people so that it...
Khurram Parvez shifted to jail

What Khurram Parvez’s arrest says about India’s intentions

On the day of Khurram Parvez’s arrest on September 16 and minutes before he was taken to police control room for a medical check...

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...

India and Pakistan’s silent war

Two men on the death row in the two neighboring countries can be a silent war. It may not be visible to us like the drones or missiles falling on buildings and killing people. Being on death row is in itself an extreme punishment after being convicted. There are several cases in which the convicted person denies of committing the crime.

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...
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