Sunday, April 21, 2019

We Will Live There Again In Peace

Nagrota (Jammu): Constructed on 716 kanals of land in Jagti, Nagrota- in the outskirts of Jammu city, the Mini Township for Kashmiri Pandits has...

Use of campaign in PSA

By Adnan Majeed After 277 days of serving illegal detention under Public Safety Act (PSA), Waqar Ahmad Moharkant was eventually released from jail, last...

Kashmir’s e-protest

By Fahad Shah Change is the only constant. The struggle of Kashmir for independence from Indian rule is also changing as people shift their platform...

Kashmir’s one month since Afzal Guru’s hanging: 350 civilians, 150 cops injured; 4 dead

Photographs by Shahid Tantray On February 9, 2013, at 8 am, accused for the attack on the Indian Parliament in 2001, Mohammad Afzal Guru was...

Students’ Love For Literature

    By Iymon Ganaie With Basharat Peer’s Curfewed Night, Kashmir’s English writing broke the shell and registered its place on the world literary map. Mirza...

The Hari Parbat Fort

By Sheikh Usman Have you ever wanted to see an entire old city or downtown? If yes then the only place which can grant you...

Ladishah, Ladishah…

Ladishah, the art of embedded satire in songs pleasing the kashmiri ear since eighteenth century now faces extinction. The peculiar rhythm coupled with situational...

Tear gas in Kashmir: Not only for tears, corpses too

During the recent uprisings in the valley of Kashmir, one of the major tools used by the Jammu and Kashmir police and the Indian Paramilitary forces has been the tear gas shell. The tear gas shell is not an alien instrument: it has been used freely on peaceful protesters as well as stone throwers. There have been a large number of civilian killings, mostly teenagers, due to the tear gas shells. More than often, it causes serious injuries, leaves victims bed ridden for years, and results in loss of eyesight.

Shazia’s Father Fights For Justice

A day before Eid-ul-Azha, Shazia Majeed, 28, was found hanging to a ceiling fan in her house. She died in mysterious circumstances. She was...

The historical connectors

  Decades have passed since those fateful years and Kashmir has witnessed joy, sorrow, celebrations, and never-ending conflict. Its historical monuments, heritage buildings, shrines with...