Friday, June 21, 2019
of gardens and graves by suvir kaul

The witness of poetry

Concertina wire is the most widespread form of vegetation in Kashmir today. It grows everywhere, including in the mind.   Much of the extraordinary violence that Kashmir...

Economic growth of Jammu and Kashmir

By Showkat Anwar Bhat wave of optimism has swept across the economic development of our state.  In the past thirty years, absolute poverty has...

English Language: History and Pedagogy

By Saba Anjum Development of Language demarcates a vital evolutionary invention by mankind in the last few million years. It was an adaptation that helped...

Memorializing 13 July 1931 in Kashmir

In the darkness of despair we saw a vision, We lit the light of hope, and it was not extinguished… …We sent our vision aswim like...

Kashmir’s Unmarked Graves; UN Mediation

By Huma Sheikh In August 2011, the unmarked graves atrocity came to light in Kashmir after the Jammu & Kashmir Human Rights Commission confirmed that...

Everything I Cannot Tell You About The Women Of Kashmir

What can I tell you about the women of Kashmir? You, who read this, will already have a procession of images in your head. Maybe you...

Silences and Shadows: Women in Mirza Waheed’s The Collaborator

By Ishrat Bashir We were the people who were not in the papers; We lived in the blank white spaces at the edges of print. Margret Atwood:...

Haider: The bollywood rendering of Elizabethan Hamlet

On the tarmac, I eavesdrop on Operation Tiger: Troops will burn down the garden and let the haven remain. This is home—the haven a cage surrounded...

Resource wars in the twenty-first century

The quest for natural resources has always been one of the main factors leading to war. Many refer to colonialism as perhaps the most...

Kashmir: Prevalence of mental disorders

Depression is a well prevalent, possibly life-threatening condition that affects hundreds of millions of people all over the world. It can occur at any...
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