The Muslim world, its scholars and leaders who are seriously concerned about the rapid deterioration of Muslim politics and society, must find alternative routes of thought and create platforms of open discourse and debate. This must happen at local,
These are an estimated 1100 of the people hit by the pellet gun fire in Valley, a significant number of them youth, whose vision has been impaired, for many of them irreparably. Government figures say only six people have completely lost their sight
When she rose to speak in Assembly, J&K Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti was expected to reply to the opposition forced discussion on the last year’s unrest which claimed around 100 lives and left several hundred blinded.
Kashmiris claim that they have lost faith in India because India has failed them. Now the trust-deficit is widening. Some Kashmiris believe that the Indian State looks at Kashmir only within the framework of national security.
Shazia ran into trouble early on in her marriage. “His behaviour changed after we got married,” the mother of one who works in the Jammu and Kashmir government’s health department told the State Women’s Commission during a hearing in Srinagar.
The day PDP and BJP came together, questions were raised about their agenda for alliance. Kashmir valley electorate too questioned PDP but BJP was accused more for having compromised the policies the party had been pursuing for more than last six.
The Western powers’ grand plan had changed the self-identity of millions of people, a gigantic feat of social re-engineering, and as a result the Powers were able to dominate those they sought to exploit.
The unrest is now formally over. The markets in Kashmir swarm with people and the roads clog with traffic. And the busiest of all the markets is Lal Chowk, Srinagar's Commercial hub, which witnesses the most rush.
In Kashmir drinking tea is part of culture so I recommend people to steep tea for only 15 minutes at boiling temperature. This will give better antioxidant activity to tea otherwise prolonged boiling will destroy antioxidants
It was 10th June 2016 and my birthday. I gifted it to me…from me…an air ticket from Mumbai to Srinagar in coming December. I decided to travel all alone. Though I have two members in my family who belong to army and it was against my family wish
The current protests have once again shown that while agitations may be a useful instrument for attracting international attention to the grievances of Kashmiris, they by themselves cannot get us our right to self determination.
It was on November 29 that Ajaz Ahmad Bhat, the Director, School Education, Kashmir announced that there would be no winter break. Schools and colleges, he said, will remain open through the winter without any break to cover the pending syllabus