Tuesday, September 24, 2019

The JNU ‘spring’

  It all began with a bunch of slogans. A ‘shout in the street’ ceases to be apolitical when faced with forceful condemnation. In the...

South Sudan freedom: When is it Kashmir’s turn?

           By Kim Andersen Six months after South Sudan voted for independence of the Muslim dominated North Sudan, the new born country declared its independence...

How I ended up into Jama’at-e-Islami?

Long time ago, when I was almost unaware of the Jama’at-e-Islami, I was unconsciously associated with the Barelvi school of thought. I would often...

When ‘I’ Meets ‘Me’

By Souzeina Mushtaq Masarat (name changed), 35 could do nothing but thank her stars for the wonderful new life. Bubbling with excitement, and tears in...

Of knowledge and humanity

It is imperative to realize that we cannot expect a foreigner from the West, or some super genius in a remote corner of the country to come to our rescue. We are the ones suffering and we are the ones who have to come up with the solution as well. We possess the knowledge but we lack the drive to apply it practically to simplify our problems.

Our souls are dead

Nothing that any one writes will suffice. Our words are dead today. They ring hollow. Our souls are dead today. As the funerals take...

In The Background

By Hilal Ahmad The roots of July 13, 1931 mutiny against occupation can be found in the restive Kashmiri psyche that has been reeling under...

The Leader: Maqbool Butt

By Muhammad Faysal “Nations survive because of that (strong) spirit, that abiding passion for liberty, which according to our Holy Prophet (pbuh), "emboldens one to...

Destructing rural economy in the name of ‘cow protection’

Livestock has played a crucial role in the Indian economy since pre-historic times. The cow and cow products like milk, ghee, meat and hide...

This Summer, Last Summer and many other Summers

By Seema Duhan ver the last 60 days of summers, the time of maximum mobility and economic activities has been sacrificed in the Kashmir Valley...
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