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Ajaz Rashid

Ajaz Rashid
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Ajaz Rashid is a renowned journalist writing on Politics, conflict, Business, Society, Health etc in Jammu and Kashmir over the last 10 years.

April Clouds

April is a season of hope when trees blossom, flowers adorn our gardens and farmers look forward to a fulfilling year. The polling day on April 9 charred all the vestiges of hope as...

Boiling Cauldron

As protesters continue to put themselves in the line of fire to rescue militants, New Delhi’s historical rigidity is making matters worse in Kashmir, even for the state government! Amid simmering tensions, upcoming by-polls...

‘Modi saheb is working for all communities, regardless of religion’

Born in a far-flung area of Surankote, Mr Kohli shifted with his family to Kalakote village of Rajouri where he was brought up. After serving as a dedicated civil engineer with the government for...

Celebrating a Despot

The resolution in J&K Legislature on Hari Singh’s birthday as a holiday reflects the Hindu right-wing’s growing assertion in the state’s affairs, inflicting a blow on PDP’s credibility in the Valley where the Dogra monarch remains...

2016: A Year Of Turmoil

Post Burhan's killing, the political discourse against 'Hindutva machinations' to 'alter J&K's special status' boiled down to demands of 'Azadi'. The unprecedented use of force against Azadi-seekers resulted in 96 civilian deaths and an...

State’s War

  Promulgated by Sheikh Mohammad Abdullah in 1978 to curb illicit timber smuggling, the Public Safety Act soon turned into a tool for rulers in Kashmir to silence differing voices. From elderly men to minor...

Burhan: Conflict Folklore’s New Icon

The architect of 'new insurgency', Hizb commander Burhan Wani's psychological warfare against security forces has turned him into a legendary figure in the conflict folklore. As Kashmir simmers, the story is unlikely to end...

‘I got positive vibes from government to start this outlet’ 

Gulshan Books Kashmir is the most reliable and trusted name in book business for several decades now. Being the pioneers in the field of book publishing in Kashmir, Gulshan Books is accredited with having...

Certified Nationalists 

The lathi-charging of outstation students at NIT sparked outrage against the J&K Police. Facing charges of being "anti-nationals" and "sympathisers of Pakistan", many officers vent their ire in an 'online revolt', reviving memories of...

North on Boil

Days after the new PDP-BJP government took over in J&K, a serious security situation is emerging in Kashmir Valley with the killing of five civilians in Kupwara district. The handling of the fast degrading...

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