A strong advocate of human and fundamental rights, Kannan Gopinathan, ex-IAS officer, has taken the current government upfront on various issues. In an exclusive chat with Kashmir Observer, the ex-civil servant talks in detail, why J&K was the reason for his resignation from his job.
‘The similar matter first came in August 1990, when five officials were dismissed for allegedly indulging in activities deemed prejudicial to the security of the state.’
I don’t think Modi will engage with the Abdullahs in any substantive way. History conclusively proves it is counter-productive to engage with them. Rajiv paid a price for believing in Farooq. I’m sure Modi has learnt the lesson well. Moreover, he’s much more politically-savvy than Rajiv ever was
A Bollywood actress, who was lately seen throwing her weight behind a film on lost fathers of Kashmir, believes patriotism will always find a place in cinema, even as “Kashmir has been grossly misrepresented and underrepresented by Bollywood”
Kashmiri students of Chandigarh Group of Colleges (CGC), Mohali have alleged that they’re asked to pay the hostel fees for the semester which has not been even commenced yet!
As over-the-top or OTT platform has emerged as a new source of entertainment for viewers around the world, Kashmir historically used by majority of Indian filmmakers to picture the so-called over-enthusiastic narrative stays the same stereotyping subject
Everyone wanted young Waseem Ahmad Nadaf to be an engineer, but he chose a different path. Today as a young innovator from Kashmir, he’s being praised for designing low-cost ventilators amid pandemic
As Galwan Valley remains the Sino-India seething showdown site, many defence analysts and military veterans are exhorting New Delhi that the turf-war might further embolden the dragon if not pushed back
Away from his homeland, a Kashmiri doctor in America has emerged as a new hope in the fight against COVID-19. While saving lives in New York City through his grit and determination, he is leaving no stone unturned in helping colleagues back home.
Harsh climatic conditions and taxing workload are said to be the two biggest reasons for upsetting and unsettling some ranks in Kashmir Valley.