Cups of nun chai-96: Family of communities, science and politics

Cups of nun chai-96: Family of communities, science and politics

This participatory memorial, by artist Alana Hunt, emerged in response to Kashmir’s Summer of 2010. In the face of the violence, the growing number of dead and the lack of serious media coverage, Hunt evolved ways to speak, to connect and to write in a form that would reach places where the news headlines do […]

Kashmir Conflict: Statesmanship not Confrontation is Needed

Kashmir Conflict: Statesmanship not Confrontation is Needed

By JAVID AHMAD AHANGER There is a myth and misconception around the world and particularly in India that Madrassahs are the prime tool of generating militant ideologies. However, it is looking at things only through a security prism that has created this sort of policy and paradigm, both among the intelligentsia and in security agencies. […]

The Odyssey of Being a Student and Growing up in Kashmir

The Odyssey of Being a Student and Growing up in Kashmir

By Mufti Nahida I am a student -a common student ,who from primary to higher secondary went to school, then went to college , university, like many others. All of us are defined by our experiences and each person’s experiences are unique in itself; however, I would like to think that my experiences are also […]

Narendra Modi’s Rise: Failure of Liberals Equals Rise of Hardliners

Narendra Modi’s Rise: Failure of Liberals Equals Rise of Hardliners

By Rajesh Kumar Choudhary The thumping victory of the ruling party of India, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the recently held assembly elections of five states, is a great success. However, it is not a result of merit alone, but the failures of other stakeholders have a major contribution in this achievement. We can […]

Cups of nun chai-93 & 94: Unwritten, not forgotten

Cups of nun chai-93 & 94: Unwritten, not forgotten

This participatory memorial, by artist Alana Hunt, emerged in response to Kashmir’s Summer of 2010. In the face of the violence, the growing number of dead and the lack of serious media coverage, Hunt evolved ways to speak, to connect and to write in a form that would reach places where the news headlines do […]

Muhammad, the Prophet of Islam- Professor RamaKrishna Rao

Muhammad, the Prophet of Islam- Professor RamaKrishna Rao

By SALEEQAH ASHRAF Prof. Koneru Ramakrishna Rao is a philosopher, a psychologist, an educationist, teacher and an administrator. He was the Head of the Department of philosophy, Government College for women, Mysore, Karnataka when he wrote a booklet, “Muhammad, the Prophet of Islam” on the life of Muhammad (Sall Allahu alyhi wassallam). Currently, he is […]

On India’s Judicial System: Justice Delayed is Justice Denied

On India’s Judicial System: Justice Delayed is Justice Denied

By SHABIR AHMAD Let me begin by paraphrasing Franz Kafka’s parable titled, “Before the Law”: ‘Before the Law stands a doorkeeper. A man from the country approaches him and asks that he be allowed to enter the law, but the doorkeeper refuses, saying that he can’t allow him to enter now. The man thinks thus […]

The Making of a Kashmiri Militant

The Making of a Kashmiri Militant

By Muhammad Muzaffar A rebel of just 53 days. The rest of his life was a fair replica of an average Kashmiri young boy. Warm, energetic and full of life. Full of dreams too. Basit Rasool Dar, 23, an engineering student from south Kashmir’s Anantnag district was comfortably seated over the promising wheels of his […]

Cups of nun chai-93: The strength of memory

Cups of nun chai-93: The strength of memory

This participatory memorial, by artist Alana Hunt, emerged in response to Kashmir’s Summer of 2010. In the face of the violence, the growing number of dead and the lack of serious media coverage, Hunt evolved ways to speak, to connect and to write in a form that would reach places where the news headlines do […]

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