Home Blog Memories

Memories

Kashmir On Fidel Castro’s Death – We Remember

Fidel Castro Kashmir
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...

8 Reasons Why We Miss Kashmir The Most During Winters

It is never easy to be outside home, for us Kashmiris, winter the time we miss Kashmir the most (summer too, when the mercury goes up). Here are a few things that are always on the back of our minds when we aren't in Kashmir...

9 Incidents Where Indian Courts Set Free The Guilty

A couple of days ago, a military court suspended life sentence punishments against six of army personnel accused of cold blooded muder of 3 youth in Macchil. The fake encounter was proved by their own investigations. Here we analyse more of such instances when justice...

Looking Through The Window Seat Of An Airplane To Srinagar

visiting Kashmir
Yesterday when I was coming home after a long time, two young boys boarded the plane alongside me. Probably coming on a vacation to Kashmir with their parents. The two had a small argument as to who'd sit on the window seat, which otherwise...

The Dark Side

As I drove towards the Jamia Masjid, the guards at the checkpoint in Hawal wouldn’t let people pass. It’s futile to talk sense into the concertina wire tenants. Somethings don’t change, as much as we try. I parked my car nearby. With my torn shoes,...

Burhan’s Funeral – From the Ground Zero

In my room, busy with my smartphone, my brother strolls in, sits and informs me about martyrdom of Burhan (RA). Hours later, while watching volleyball match between neighborhood groups, somebody  let me know that Burhan accomplished suffering in a village of South Kashmir, nonetheless,...

Here Are 21 Snowmen By Kashmiris, And They Are Awesome

1. Olaf in Kashmir is bruised and blooded.   2. We seriously hope the challan wasn't a court challan; the judge would've melted 3. -10 degree Celsius Horsepower 4. This bride got the least wartaw, why? She has one of the coldest hearts. 5. Bunny? Cat? Who cares! We're...

A Nakba Close To Home

It was 2014, I was travelling on a train to Pakistan. For somebody who grew up in Srinagar, stories of Pakistan were always fascinating to hear. From my grandfather who was an activist of the Pro Pakistan Muslim Conference, leaving Kashmir in 1950 to...

A Jar Full Of Home

A post shared by Kayehaan (@kayehaan) on Jul 5, 2017 at 12:45am PDT The weather in this part of the world was brutal, just like most other places which weren’t Kashmir. And if you were from the mountains and had been living...

Burhan Wani – A resistive remembrance | Sofi Umer

12 minute read Quoting Derek O'brein "Burhan Wani has proved more dangerous in his grave than in his living room", an according statement defining the prevalence of Wani among the emotional mush of Kashmiris, peculiarly youth. After the endemic police claimed to trace Wani's phone calls...

Stay Connected

44,353FansLike
2,540FollowersFollow
6,867FollowersFollow
1,457SubscribersSubscribe

Six Ways To Stop ‘Braid-Chopping’ Incidents In Kashmir

With over hundred cases of braid-chopping in Kashmir, the incidents have not only created hysteria but also fear in the masses. The government that...

Braid Chopping – Women’s Voices from Downtown

It seems as if the Kashmiris haven’t had enough yet! The bullets and pellets now have a partner in crime to haunt poor valleyites...

Downtown Locks Doors To Braid Chopper

The braid chopper is here... It is neither a supernatural power nor a witch or a ghost. The pattern of it is that as soon...

The Love Birds Of Dystopia

She smacked the table and left the thud restless. This is the beat of her life too -- restless. She grabs her red sling bag...
error: Content is protected !!