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Thursday, October 18, 2018

The Kashmiri Pandit In My Neighbourhood

On January 19,1990 Jagmohan Malhotra was appointed as the 5th Governor of Jammu and Kashmir to contain the armed uprising which Kashmiris had launched...

Afzal – A Lament Of An Obvious Betrayal Of Juctice

This is to commemorate the fourth death anniversary of, Shaheed Muhammad Afzal Guru, on the 9th of February 2013, Afzal from Daubgow sopore was...

Meeting A Woman Who Lost Her Son As Well As Smile

It was a bitterly algid evening of Chillai Kalan.A friend of mine had accompanied me and we were on our way back home. Suddenly,...

Human Rights Violations in Kashmir

Human rights abuses in the Indian-administered Jammu and Kashmir state are an ongoing issue. The abuses range from mass killings, forced disappearances, torture, rape...
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When Jinnah Spoke at Jamia Masjid Kashmir [With Video]

Jinnah, on the banks of Jehlum, during his visit to Kashmir The Quaid rose to speak from the Jamia at 10 in the night. It...

“How I Was Chased And Then Killed With Pellets” – Story of Nasir Shafi

My name is Nasir Shafi; my mother calls me Moomin; I am 11 years old. One evening, I was leaving our local masjid towards...

Tale Of A Kashmiri Girl From Srinagar Who Lost Her Parents, Escaped The Indian...

GENEVA, Switzerland—Meet Aneesa Nabi Khan, a bright 17-year-old studying at a school in the part of Kashmir liberated from India.  Her mild demeanor, big...

Children Of Paradise – Dead Or Alive? Awake Or In Slumber?

Too much talk of children these days – children on the streets, children in homes, children unable to go to school, children blinded by...

A Fateful Morning

I was driving back to home from my workplace, located on the wedge of a mountain range in the southern districts of Kashmir. On the...

List of 115 martyrs; 2010 Killings

These are the martyrs who laid down their lives for the liberation of Kashmir in 2010. Apart from those listed below, a million people...

Talking Point: Meet The Man Behind The Viral Video

Stanislas Giroux made a visually appealing video on Kashmir that went viral on the social media. The 3-minute video showed various aspects of Kashmir...

Remembering Agha Shahid Ali

“Let me cry out in that void, say it as I can. I write on that void: Kashmir, Kaschmir, Cashmere, Qashmir, Cashmir, Cashmire, Kashmere, Cachemire, Cushmeer,...

Shopping For My Wedding In 2016 In Kashmir

It was Tuesday of 13th September 2016 when I along with my maternal uncle went to buy few items of luggage for my marriage...

An Eid With No Internet Ban – Eid Mubarak!

Waking up to the chink of crockery, the first thing we do on waking up on Eid is to grab our phones and check...

Agha Shahid Ali – The Poet Forgotten

I flipped through their visions Left my number in their sleep But no one called back I called all night, Called for years, Called till their lids began to...

Three Years Later, Remembering The Deluge And What Followed

September 2014: Like any other evening of Dhaka monsoons, it was raining incessantly. The skies were drab and more downpour was likely. My phone...

Detailed Case Study of Sopore Massacre

Watch VideoIntroduction On 6 of January, 1993 at least personnel of the 94 Battalion of the Border Security Force from the Fruit Mandi Camp,...

Children’s Day Special: The Death Of Childhood In Kashmir

14th of November, birthday of Pt. Nehru, the day which over a billion people celebrate as Children’s Day. Here’s an analysis of how childhood and...

Kashmir’s Asaram that nobody wants to talk about

This story is written in first person by a victim himself. Year 2002, I was 14, when my uncle came across Aijaz Sheikh, also known...

“I Want To Celebrate Our Own Independence Day”

August 14, 2017 I woke up to the alarm on my sister’s phone, she had to go to school. “It’s off today”, I said to...

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