Extolled for his pioneering work like ‘Kashmir: Exposing the Myth Behind the Narrative’, ‘Kashmir: A Walk Through History’ and ‘Jhelum: The River Through My Backyard’, Khalid Bashir Ahmad is now back with another history text reconstructing the 20th century’s turbulent years of Kashmir.
In Agha Shahid Ali’s hometown, Albert Camus has been brewing the literal storm in a teacup since long now.
Kashmiri novelist Mirza Waheed is among 48 writers who have bagged a grant worth more than £ 185,000, (Aprox Rs 1,82,03,820) from The Society of Authors.
Late cop-governor Ved Marwah’s 12-year-old book, “India in Turmoil”, makes more sense than generic garbled opinions on Kashmir; however, a lot is left to be read in between the lines.
Kashmir’s fiction guild is a parallel universe frequented by a bunch of wordsmiths lacking good publishers and wide readership. But that doesn’t stop them for meeting and fuelling the literary mood in the valley
Commemorative services remind the faithful of the core message behind Imam Husayn’s martyrdom: establishing justice and fighting injustice. Arbaeen also marks an important turning point in the movement of Karbala. This day the Ahlul Bayt reached the land of Karbala after the end of their captivity in Umayad prisons and visited the graves of their beloved. […]