‘So Little Time Between Hope and Death’

The view from the top floor of the author's family home during the flooding in Kashmir (Ashwaq Masoodi)

This fall, Kashmir saw its worst floods in more than half a century. My family and I barely survived them. Ashwaq Masoodi   When Kashmir’s uprising was at its peak in the late 1990s, I used to walk More...

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Machil Fake Encounter: How the Army’s lies were nailed

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Rouf Bhat     April 30, 2010: Indian Army claims to have foiled an infiltration bid by killing three insurgents near the Line of Control (LoC) in Machil Sector of More...

Theatrics of a Conflict

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Title: The Meadow Authors: Adrian Levy / Cathy Scott-Clark Publisher: HarperPress By Tanveer Habib Reading  The Meadow: Kashmir 1995 – Where the Terror Began, opens to you More...

HAIDER: WILL VISHAL BHARDWAJ CHALLENGE THE DOMINANT NARRATIVE?

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 Sheikh Saaliq   Haider  not only takes up the cause of Kashmir but also speaks of the social anomalies that have become a part of everyday Kashmiris’ lives. But will More...

The view from the top floor of the author's family home during the flooding in Kashmir (Ashwaq Masoodi)

‘So Little Time Between Hope and Death’

This fall, Kashmir saw its worst floods in more than half a century. My family and I barely survived them. Ashwaq Masoodi   When Kashmir’s uprising was at its peak in the More...

The Tough Talk Begins

How Delhi’s bluntness has sharpened the Hurriyat hardline.   Muzamil Jaleel   The Hurriyat faction led by Syed Ali Shah Geelani, who has consistently suspected More...

In Pictures: Mirwaiz’s UN Office March Foiled

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Photos By Umar Asif   Authorities Saturday foiled the sit-in protest of Hurriyat Conference (M) against continuous More...

Machil Fake Encounter: How the Army’s lies were nailed

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Rouf Bhat     April 30, 2010: Indian Army claims to have foiled an infiltration bid by killing three More...

The view from the top floor of the author's family home during the flooding in Kashmir (Ashwaq Masoodi) ‘So Little Time Between Hope and Death’

This fall, Kashmir saw its worst floods in more than half a century. My family and...

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Anwar Iqbal WASHINGTON: Prayer rugs were laid out. “Prepare for the prayers, prepare for the prayers,”...

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Mahvesh Murad MIRZA WAHEED IS A FORMER JOURNALIST  WHO GREW UP IN KASHMIR AND MOVED TO...

The great game in Central Asia (Part-I)

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G.S. Randhawa With the imminent transition in Afghanistan following the presidential elections, the counting More...

Dissecting lies of Prem Shankar Jha’s reportage on ‘Tosa Maidan’

Sheikh Saaliq Prologue This was never supposed to be the first line of this article.  In fact, what i wanted to..

Fear and cautious hope for India’s Muslims in Modi era

ANNIE BANERJI AHMEDABAD, India: Millions of India’s Muslims fear Narendra Modi’s landslide election will fuel religious discrimination, intolerance and even bring..

In Pictures: Autumn in Kashmir

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Autumn in Kashmir is synonymous with dried leaves of Chinar trees. Photos by UMAR ASIF Golden-brown rice fields, More...

In Pictures: Kashmir’s Flooded Culture

Deadly floods in Kashmir destroyed thousands of books detailing the region’s rich history. By Showkat Shafi   Srinagar - The disputed territory of Jammu..

XMITA Proposes 450 Cr Arts Residency Complex for Kashmir

To provide funding for young filmmakers of J&K for 2014-15 TVK Experimental Moving Images and Theatre Association (XMITA) is starting the..

Cricket As a Form of Resistance

FBD6E75C724AFB98085AD383F95AE_h498_w598_m2 Irfan Ahmad Mir  In  my  early  childhood  days  I  and  my  neighborhood  friends would  eagerly  look  forward  to  winter  season. Winter meant..
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Politics Threaded Into Shalimar Bagh Concert

Sheikh Saaliq It was on May 25, 2008, when Junoon, South Asia’s biggest Sufi-rock band, enthralled a Kashmiri audience with its..
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Red Ant Dream: Kak’s cinema of Resistance

Red Ant Dream, Sanjay Kak’s latest film, invokes memories of struggle, Revolution and redemption. A poetic representation of revolution and a..
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Poem: This Is No Dream

Sadaf Munshi     Ah, the poverty of the written word! It does not carry the punctuations Nor gestures or embellishments..