Between a rock and a hard place

The Scottish-born politician, author, and broadcaster, known for his left-wing views, confrontational style, and rhetorical skill, George Galloway when asked to justify supporting Hezbollah said, “One man’s terrorist is another man’s freedom fighter.” For the...

Troublesome Transfers

Contrary to the administrations in other countries, here in India, and especially in Jammu and Kashmir, we have witnessed a ruthless kind of transfer policy in civil as well as in police administrations. Usually, an...

Turning Point

After 28 years of militancy, Kashmir’s militant movement has entered a completely new phase. The public support for militants fighting troops, paramilitary troops and police is rising. Furthermore, it is being articulated in open...

Institutional Decay

Rayess Masroor writes how JKPSC gives nightmares to applicants The Jammu and Kashmir Public Service Commission (JKPSC) is duty-bound to select the most capable and deserving persons for manning the civil services and other posts...

Licence to Kill

The much-hyped and infamous Armed Force Special Power Act (AFSPA) has once again regained its strength in Kashmir after the Supreme Court of India in its latest decision restrained the Jammu and Kashmir Police...

Devolution and Abrogation

Against the British-way of Brexit, New Delhi has Inenter for JK, Faisul Yaseen writes Britain handled the experiment of nationalities within well while democratic movements in the United Kingdom led to autonomy and evolution of powers, said...

Collective shame

The news about the rape and murder of an ill-fated eight-year-old girl child, Asifa Bano sent shock waves among the people across Jammu Kashmir. Asifa, who hails from Kathua district, was allegedly abducted, raped...

An Open Letter to the Kashmiri Pandits

The Kashmir was a land of Reshis and Sufis, inhabited by the people of different faiths and religions. Some called Kashmir as “Heaven on earth” others named it “Peer veer”. Heard that Hindus in...

Reading Sir Syed in Kashmir

Kashmir is in desperate need of a renaissance man like Sir Syed Ahmed Khan to overcome the dogma we are going through and to bring an end to violence that has taken a toll...

A year of many surprises

Loaded with many controversies, the year 2017 has added to the memories of hope, digression, brutalization and perversion in Kashmir’s history. The NIA clutch on separatist leaders, massive anti-militancy operations, braid chopping scenario, setting...

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