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Kashmir: submerged and suppressed

. Dilnaz Boga

“Drove across South Kashmir, battered and bruised. Just reached Srinagar, the city in shambles, can smell death in the air. #KashmirFloods,” writes…

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BJP and the erosion of secularism in India

. Dr. Abdul Bari Naik

India has been declared a secular state by its written constitution and it is everyone’s duty to stand by and believe in this declaration. And yet r…

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Gaza slaughter, Muslim causes and Kashmir

. Dr. Syed Nazir Gilani

For Arabs self-preservation and power are more important than Muslims causes anywhere in the world in particular in Gaza or Kashmir (Kashmir is a Mu…

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Blame game post NC-Congress split

. Sheikh Qayoom

 It needed the rout of the Lok Sabha polls for the National Conference and the Congress to realize they will fare better fighting the Jammu and Kash…

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'Ghulam Kashmir' integral part of India

. Dr. Syed Nazir Gilani

Prime Minister Narendra Modi  has pledged during his election campaign that he would follow the Vajpayee  doctrine in dealing with J&K. Vajpayee…

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Flooded Kashmir — a fortnight later

. Dr Syed Zafar Mahmood,

Kashmir has once again been vitiated — now by Nature. There has already been recent history of adversities of different hues. The poor Kashmiris som…

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What is the way out of Kashmir impasse?

. Latief Ahmad Dar

India and Pakistan celebrated their 68 th independence day and Kashmir as usual served parchment for annual rejuvenation of nationalist fervor of bo…

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Power of Indian money in global cricket

. By Veturi Srivatsa

It is immaterial whether they lose the five-Test series at the Oval 1-3, 1-2, or tie 2-2, India will still return to England to play another five-ma…

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Are Hindutva hawks flying again?

. Amulya Ganguli (IANS)

The latest reported observations of the Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) supremo, Ashok Singhal, echo what the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) ideologu…

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Evenly matched governments and Kashmir

. Dr. Syed Nazir Gilani

India and Pakistan shall have to challenge and compete each other in their share of regional influence and the constituency of international support…

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What the floodwaters drowned in Kashmir?

. Inam ul Rehman

The floodswaters that splashed large parts of Kashmir from the beginning of September 2014 drowned concocted myths along with it. The pro Indian pol…

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Israel and Saudi Arabia in a jam in Gaza

. Saeed Naqvi

The US decision to launch limited air strikes to check the ISIS in Iraq and the Gaza initiatives in Cairo are obviously linked.

 

To understand the…

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UN bungalow and Kashmir case

. Dr. Syed Nazir Gilani

Narendra Modi Government is not an ordinary Government in the manner we have seen in India in the past. Its popular mandate embeds a peculiar invest…

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Indian Marxists at a dead end

. Amulya Ganguli

Half a century after the formation of the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M), the curtains are descending on what the comrades once saw as the…

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Kashmir: below poverty line and Azaadi

. Dr. Syed Nazir Gilani

Pride and prejudice in one or the other form has continued to keep the company of human societies. Over the period it has been manifesting itself in…

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