Khurshid Drabu, who has died aged 72, was Britains first Muslim judge, holding senior posts on immigration and asylum tribunals between 2000 and 2016. He was among those who helped to found the Muslim Council of Britain, the largest cross-sectarian umbrella body of mosques and related organisations in the UK. However, it was also important to […]
Zafar Bangash Imam Khomeini was a towering personality who changed the course of history in profound ways. As Muslims worldwide commemorate the 29th anniversary of his departure (June 4) from this world, his legacy on the global stage remains firmly established. It can be said with confidence that he was perhaps the most successful revolutionary […]
My biggest problem with the Kashmir discourse is that it’s shaped by journalists who are very far from the land.
In an interview with the Kashmir Observer, distinguished Indian journalist Siddarth Varadarajan talks about reporting in and on Kashmir in the past few years.
Karan Thapar is one of India’s foremost journalists. He has cemented his legacy as a formidable television presenter through memorable interviews and newscasts. In an interview with Kashmir Observer, Thapar examines how the national media has narrativised Kashmir over the years
Rajdeep Sardesai, who is one of India’s most acclaimed journalists and also one of television’s most recognizable faces, opens up to Kashmir Observer about the jingoistic way in which Kashmir has been narrativised by the India’s national media.
Maulana Mustafa Hussain Ansari had not only lent grace to the pulpit and the altar by his God-given spiritual attainments, but also enriched the intellectual heritage of Kashmiris by the contributions of his flowing pen, from which coming generations will draw sustenance for ages.
The world will remember him as one of the most naturally gifted actors ever. Many will remember him for his warm earthiness and rustic Punjabi humor. A few will remember him for his down-to-earth attitude and the genuine camaraderie he enjoyed with like-minded people such as the senior Puri (Amrishji no relation) Naseeruddin Shah, […]
KARACHI: Cricketing legend Hanif Mohammad died at the Aga Khan Hospital here on Thursday, a hospital spokesman confirmed.The 81-year-old, who was suffering from lung cancer for which he underwent surgery in London in 2013, was shifted to the ventilator a couple of days ago after his health deteriorated.Earlier today, reports of the cricketer’s passing away […]
Srinagar: She dated cancer but it never deterred her passion. An inspiring journalist, Sumegha Gulati is no more with us. She fought her last fight against the deadly cancer. After her first relapse, Gulati said she wasnt a quitter and that she was going to die fighting. Ill Die Fighting, Said Sumegha and yes she […]