Sunday, May 31, 2020

A bookshop of 1890s

One of the oldest markets of Srinagar- Maharaj Gunj has an historic book store to offer that was established in 1890s. During the Maharaja's...

India’s youth share views about Kashmir uprising

While a civilian uprising still continues in Kashmir since July 8 when a popular rebel commander Burhan Muzaffar Wani was shot dead in an...
Youtubers

Kashmiri YouTubers in Internet blackout: From inspiration to depression

“I have dreams where I’m using Internet. That feeling is surreal – but as soon as I wake up, I realize we are still locked down.”

John Pilger: Kashmir is a critical issue for all of us

One of the best journalists in the world today, John Pilger, has covered major wars like Vietnam and Cambodia and over the years have...

India’s Gau Rakshaks: “Cow killers need to be taught a lesson”

When Mohammed Iqbal (36) left his home in Hapur on the morning of 6 February 2017, he was carrying 40,000 rupees in cash. A...

“What Sheikh Abdullah did in 1975, we are trying to do same today”

“What Sheikh Abdullah did in 1975, we are trying to do same thing today. He [Sheikh Abdullah] also felt at that time that he could not challenge the power."

Life under a bridge in Paris

Summer in Paris is synonym of fantasy for visitors. For locals, apart from the weather, the city still has the same face. The air...

2017: The year of lynchings

The violent activism of self-styled ‘cow protectors’, who call themselves ‘Gau rakshaks’, involves thrashing, harassing and lynching people — anytime, anywhere. And with the...

“Just want a small world of my own”: Being queer and Kashmiri

Three young Kashmiris from the community – aged twentysomethings – tell their stories of struggle, with themselves and the society; of identity; of love.

The seditious campus

A young man, courageous enough to challenge the norms of the society, raised questions when no one did. He rejected religion and for whom...
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