Kathua Rape Murder: Why Double Standards?

Kathua Rape Murder: Why Double Standards?

MALIK NAZIR AHMAD The heart rending tragedy of an 8-year old girl from Kathua, Jammu and Kashmir, has all of a sudden become the most important topic all over the media circles across India and elsewhere. This tragic episode is the epitome of the collapsing humanity, morality and ethics of the society we live in. […]

Combating Drug Abuse: A Menace of Alarming Proportions

Combating Drug Abuse: A Menace of Alarming Proportions

Mohd Zeeshan Drug-abuse is defined by habitual taking of illicit drugs, which is followed by addiction. The latter is a stage when the person becomes dependent on at least one illicit drug, both physically and psychologically. This scourge presents a serious public health problem, and it is associated with disproportionate costs to society in terms […]

On a Flood of Emotions and the Red and the White Tulip

On a Flood of Emotions and the Red and the White Tulip

By Mufti Jameel Farooq When you are with friends who are so decent that decency stops before them, then one contemplates that one is blessed with the holy-light which falls on the only persons who are bestowed with the mercy of sovereign benediction—that some people though crave for but seldom get. The Arabic quote that […]

The West made a Fetish of Reason and Lost. Here’s How

The West made a Fetish of Reason and Lost. Here’s How

The West has dominated world politics and even economics since almost or more than three centuries. This time span includes its colonial and imperial encounters with the non West which includes the world of Islam. But, Western dominance might be coming to a close. The reasons might not pertain to economics, wherein it is conventionally […]

Sheikh Abdullah’s Blazing Chinar: A Critical Review VII (c)

Sheikh Abdullah’s Blazing Chinar: A Critical Review VII (c)

By M J Aslam “SMA justifies his decision of not going to Pakistan by saying that Sadiq had escaped from that country with “great difficulty” and that “it was disclosed later that they had a sinister design in inviting me” . They wanted to force me “declare accession” with them and in case “if I […]

Media Cover-up: Shielding Israel is a Matter of Policy

Media Cover-up: Shielding Israel is a Matter of Policy

The term ‘media bias’ does not do justice to the western corporate media’s relationship with Israel and Palestine. The relationship is, indeed, far more profound than mere partiality. It is not ignorance, either. It is a calculated and long-term campaign, aimed at guarding Israel and demonizing Palestinians. The current disgraceful coverage of Gaza’s popular protests […]

Meraj-un-Nabi (SAW): Spiritual Journey and its Historical Connotations

Meraj-un-Nabi (SAW): Spiritual Journey and its Historical Connotations

Muhammad Shafi Bhat The event of miraj-un-nabi, the nocturnal journey of Prophet (SAW) to the highest heavens on 26th Rajabis a unique moment in the Islamic history, and civilization. It had not only multi-faceted psyco-spritual and moral connotations during the times of Prophet but it also possesses a rich and diverse message for humanity in […]

Taking heavy toll on mental health of educated unemployed

Taking heavy toll on mental health of educated unemployed

Umer Manzoor Education, often called as a thing which modifies behaviour and also a thing which make humans civilised.Today the story has completely changed in the Kashmir valley, education is still a modification of behaviourbut in a negative way or so called frustrated way.Education should be main motive of every human being has now become […]