updated 5:38 PM GMT, Mar 27, 2015

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Police coerce children to spy in Kashmir

‘In the little world in which children have their existence, whosoever brings them up, there is nothing so finely perceived and so finely felt, as injustice.’ - Great Expectations


When this world is s

  • Uzma Falak
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Kashmir: Is ego killing Mirwaiz's Hurriyat?

That the Hurriyat conglomerate has always been a house divided is no secret. However, just for the sake of its misplaced sense of prestige and false ego, the separatist amalgam has always tried to pla

  • Niloofar Qureshi
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Kashmir-- the soft target

Conflict comes with miseries and that is what makes people of the area suitable to be acted upon. No sooner some catastrophe hits an area there is a cluster of thoughts that are in the race to address

  • Syed Arshad Hussain Kashani
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The return of Narayana Murthy

In 1981 Narayana Murthy along with six other colleagues founded Infosys. The initial capital of Rs10000/= was invested by his wife after selling her jewellery.  Although like any other start up it had

  • Iqbal Hakim
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In 2014, Srinagar will decide the outcome

In 2008, the single largest factor that made National Conference come back to power after almost 6 years in wilderness was the city of Srinagar. The summer capital gave the grand old party a clean swe
  • SHAMEEM MERAJ
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Kashmir Rapist Darvesh: Time to introspect

If there is a term which is most abused in Kashmir, its Tabrukh. When I was a kid, my mother would bring Halwa prepared by people who in common parlance we call Biharis, from a nearby shrine and with

  • Iqbal Hakim
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Kashmir: Murder by goli

One would have expected that the spurious drug scam would have been dealt with an iron fist by the Omar Abdullah government. But as days roll into months, Kashmir people have to, yet again, settle for

  • Zainab Maqbool
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Kashmir Baneyga Pakistan

The elections in Pakistan are over and new governments at the centre and in other states would take their respective offices soon. It will be for the first time in the history of Pakistan that a gover
  • ZAFAR MERAJ
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From Saroori to Sham Lal

The sum and substance of the ‘bold’ though much belated statement of the chief minister Omar Abdullah on the fake drug scam, is nothing but a vain rather brazen attempt to shield one of his cabinet co
  • Zafar Meraj
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Adil hopes life will be beautiful

The sound of knocking continues to haunt 31-year-old Adil Ahmad. Until last year, these knocks were from the Pashmina wool suppliers who would come to the shawl weaver’s house in downtown Srinagar to
  • BABA UMAR
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Learning by doing: Living in a community

I had limited understanding of social-sector and had little interaction with the communities living in far off areas of Kashmir. However, while staying back for a night in an area in district Bandipor

  • BILAL A PANDOW
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What an alliance!

So another statement made by the ‘outspoken’ Omar Abdullah has proved to be a big hoax, another forecast made by him has turned out to be what can be termed as day dream. Few months back when election
  • Zafar Meraj
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Was Omar playing to the galleries ?

Had it not been shown on television, it would have been difficult for many to believe that it was Omar Abdullah, the chief minister of Jammu and Kashmir ‘roaring’ on the floor of Legislative Assembly,
  • Zafar Meraj
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On the death of Mudasir Kamran

On the death of Mudasir Kamran

English, the language of a united collective; but also a language that found itself wanting today, as if unable to express the most basic of needs, the most just of demands. Of all days today English

  • RIA DE and ACHUTH AJIT:
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Isn’t Kashmir an Internal Tragedy?

Isn’t Kashmir an Internal Tragedy?

Apart from a story of brutalization there are many untold stories of Kashmir that remain buried. Despite more than six decades of freedom struggle, the state has never recovered to its original ident

  • AASIF SHAH
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Snowfall: This time in Kashmir

Often I brood, would anyone reflect on my query? How snowfall is a different experience; when it falls on a free land, free mountains, free rivers, and free habitants? In the presence of exclusive te

  • Basharat Hassan
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A letter to Kashmir

A letter to Kashmir

Myaanew humwatnaw (My fellow countrymen)

Hope you are breathing. As you "might" know, entire Kashmir is under a constant siege to satisfy the collective conscience of 1.1 billion tourists. This is no

  • Umar Lateef
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'I Hope My Forced Silence Will Be Heard'

Respected Shri Sushil Kumar,

Hello

I am extremely thankful and feel very much obligated to you that you have taken up my case and decided to defend me. From the beginning of this case I was neglected

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Kashmir: Justice murdered

That the way case against Mohammad Afzal Guru, right from his arrest till the confirmation of his death sentence by the Supreme Court remained engulfed in controversy, the manner of his execution, the

  • Kashmir Monitor
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