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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...

Rakshak Aayi – Summer Diaries From 2016

She is cursed at the very first sight. Profanities welcome her. She is battered with stones and bruised with every possible thing that comes in sight; shoe, wrinkled log of wood, bottle - whatever in sight. She deserves that. She is a terror. She...

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...

Graves of Dolls – An Obituary For Kaneeza

16 March 2017 Little Kaniza, I am writing your obituary (and it is such a terrible thing to say!). I don’t know the circumstances of your death; I just know that you were 7. Seven. Journalists are still to write longish pieces about the events on...

Not Many Know About Fidel Castro’s Bonds With Kashmir

Kashmir will remember Fidel Castro as a person who dispatched Henry Reeve Contingent during Kashmir Earthquake in 2005. A group of 2400 physicians and paramedical staff. They made 18 hour long 36 flight sorties, established 32 field hospitals, conducted 5925 surgeries. 30 amputee Kashmiris...

Detailed Case Study of Sopore Massacre

Watch Video Introduction On 6 of January, 1993 at least personnel of the 94 Battalion of the Border Security Force from the Fruit Mandi Camp, Sopore led by the Commanding Officer of the 94th Batallion S. Thangappan shot and killed 46 persons (55 as per...

When Jinnah Spoke at Jamia Masjid Kashmir [With Video]

  The Quaid rose to speak from the Jamia at 10 in the night. It was the night of June 17, 1944. The audience jubilated and excited to see Quiad speak. Caps and were turbans flying in air. It is learnt that Sheikh Abdullah, Bakshi...

A Fateful Morning

I was driving back to home from my workplace, located on the wedge of a mountain range in the southern districts of Kashmir. On the way back, I could see the picturesque paddy fields, a bunch of apple orchards and a cluster of Katcha mud-brick...

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...

‘I Am Scared’ – Life Of A Kashmiri

I AM SCARED ... Life is unpredictable for people living under the control of someone's remote. That someone is not God. God has a system wherein self-proclaimed mortal gods rule our lives. One of them decides my fate. This God has fixed my liberty and yes, it...

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#SilencedNoMore: Global activists call for an end to silence on Kashmir

Activists from around the world have called for the end of silence on Kashmir. They have started a campaign called #SilencedNoMore to create awareness...

Imran Khan’s stance on Kashmir has been a mixed bag

Pakistan's 22nd Prime Minister ImranKhan has had a 22 year old struggle to reach the summit in Pakistan. But his and his party's (Pakistani...

What kind of Azaadi is this? (Spoiler Alert)

Azaadi is Lollywood's first attempt at romancing with Kashmir at a much closer level. The movie is set in present-day Kashmir which is battling...

Kashmiris react to the big break-up #BJPDumpsPDP

The news might have come as a surprise to all as BJP pulled out of the coalition government in the state. The state CM...
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