Friday, June 21, 2019

Ikram Ullah: Why I Write?

I was born when Kashmir’s struggle took a new direction, when the conscience of people of Kashmir told them that "enough is enough". Enough...

“I am not Indian; I am Kashmiri”

In the summer of 2008, I got a phone call from my cousin who lives in Delhi. He told me about my selection in...

Farzana Munshi: Why I write?

It’s like asking me why I breathe.  It’s something inborn. Like the instincts. I write because it feeds my soul. It keeps it living....

Meeting A Counterinsurgency Officer

By Farah Bashir In the course of the last ten years, that I have been away from home, I have met many people from various...

The Unexpected Day Of My Life

                 By Saima Bhat Memories are sacred. How fortunate are those who have a sharp memory. The day was 14 July 1992. I was seven...

Construction of my reality

By Aaqib Javeed n philosophy, reality is the state of things as they actually exist, rather than as they may appear or might be imagined....

Maqbool Butt’s Statement in Lahore Court

Call it a coincidence or tyranny of the conditions, I have to stand today in this special court under a special order to defend...

Furkan Fazili: Why I write?

I grew up in Kashmir. It is a place where there are different shades to every little possible thing- such beautiful seasons, tears, laughter,...

My Winters in Kashmir

It has started snowing in the beautiful valleys of Kashmir.  In Srinagar, the capital, people must have been joyous of the breaking of cold....

Helots of Kashmir

By Ibreez Ajaz rritating! Disgusting! Cheap! Whenever my friends and I come across a situation that fits these words, the three of us sequentially pronounce...
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