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Globalization Bapat-e-Azaadi?

At the time when most of the developed countries have begun to realize the corrosive effects of neo-liberalism, the chief minister of J&K is wailing for Globalization Bapat-e-Azadi. The comment is no ill information or a political rhetoric or simply, an evading answer from...

Alleys Of Downtown

An alley of downtown: long but not so long, knotted, wearing light brown rusty caps, exhaling cool shadows, history reclining and sighing, future floating, living history staring and smoking out of historic houses with windows of cold archives in attics-staring down at alley and...

Kashmir On Fidel Castro’s Death – We Remember

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Fidel Castro, the iconic Cuban revolutionary, died on November 26, 2016. His death was mourned widely all over the globe. We as Kashmiris remembered him for not only his inspiring leadership of the revolution he was an architect of, but also the humanitarian and...

Kashmiris In International Cricket

Kashmir and Cricket is an infectious love story. From breaking TVs to celebrating on streets during curfews and getting shot. Nowhere in the world does a fan support get high on emotional quotient to such proportions that Indian Forces are employed to tear-gas the...

An Eid With No Internet Ban – Eid Mubarak!

Waking up to the chink of crockery, the first thing we do on waking up on Eid is to grab our phones and check for Internet connectivity (nevermind, this is a daily routine for a Kashmiri). The heartbeats become abnormal as the Instagram refuses...

Women Fighters Of Kashmir

“Our men,” writes A Q Rafiqui, and Mohammad Yasin in History of Freedom in Jammu and Kashmir, “should sit in their homes and wear burqas,” said a woman demonstrator in the summer of 1931 while protesting against the atrocities of Dogra regime. “Our Punjabi...

India Pakistan Matches Haunt This Mother Who Lost Her Son

India-Pakistan matches create a unique atmosphere in Kashmir. You'll notice people huddled together outsides shops, watching every single ball with utter keenness, come what may. The high-voltage Indo-Pak clash in Champions Trophy has raised the cricket fever, like the rest of sub-continent, to a...

What The Latest UNSC Resolution on Israel Actually Means

Umar Lateef Misgar writes on the latest hand-wringing by the United Nations Security Council On Friday, United Nations Security Council (UNSC) adopted the Resolution 2234 (2016), condemning the Israeli settlement-building, or, to put it more precisely, settler-colonization in the Occupied West Bank and East Jerusalem....

[UPDATED] How Rafsanjani Sabotaged The Kashmir Cause To Save India In 1994

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Editor's Prefix: As of June 10, 2017, this article has been receiving unusually high traffic from various locations with speculations being in the social media as people try to justify one wrong with another. However, we must be aware of the fact that we are...

11 Pictures That Show Summer Of 2016 In Kashmir

1. People in tens of thousands attended funeral of Burhan Wani, who was martyred on 8th July 2016. Photo Credits: Getty Images   2. Pellets have proven lethal for Kashmiris with hundreds losing their eye -sight. Photo credits: Tauseef Mustafa/AFP   3. Frisking during the siege was a...

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Photo Essay: The Floating Vegetable Market In Dal Lake

One fine cold winter morning, waking up at 6 AM the morning, I planned to visit the famous Floating Vegetable market in Dal Lake...

We Support Kashmiris: Deputy Speaker Turkish Parliament

In a meeting with Shah Ghulam Qadir, the speaker of the Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) Assembly, Ahmet Aydin said that Turkey is closely...

Snow, Resistance

It's snowing in my land Where blood still runs Through the lanes And wounds are still Afresh Will somebody up there In the clouds...

India’s Onslaught on Journalists in Kashmir Continues

Paul Comiti, the award-winning French journalist has been detained by Indian administration in Kashmir. He has been held for alleged violations of his visa...
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