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 on our society since the last three decades, Aabid Rehman Pala writes.   Aligarh Muslim University recently celebrated the 200th birth anniversary of its founder Sir Syed Ahmad More...

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By Chasfeeda Shah On Wednesday, January 17th, 2018
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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, More...

By Kashmir Scan On Sunday, December 24th, 2017
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The Kashmir Question

Pakistan prime minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi’s statement, that independence of Kashmir has no takers on ground and it’s subsequent espousal by the Hurriyat, reflects the dual policy of the country which More...

By Chasfeeda Shah On Wednesday, December 6th, 2017
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Restoring Delhi’s Credibility

The appointment of new interlocutor Dineshwar Sharma by New Delhi has created a new confusion among the people of Kashmir. This is not the first interlocutor appointed by Delhi. There is a pattern to it. Seven years More...

By Suhail Ahmad On Wednesday, October 25th, 2017
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Decoding the Truth of Conflict

Reporters and scholars must remain wary to the parties involved in any conflict who often intentionally try to influence reporting in more subtle and manipulative ways than outright censorship or information blackouts.     Truth More...

By Kashmir Scan On Sunday, October 1st, 2017
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In Memoriam  

Much needs to be done to realise Sogami saheb’s dream of making Lolab a prosperous and progressive tourist destination which can attract people from all corners of the world, Saadat Nasir Wani Sogami writes.   No More...

By Chasfeeda Shah On Saturday, October 21st, 2017
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Demystify Braid Chopping 

The recent killing of an alleged braid chopper in South Kashmir’s Anantnag district, ruthless beating of two women near Khanyar, two men at Tourist Reception Centre Srinagar, one youth at Delina, Baramulla and More...

By Suhail Ahmad On Friday, September 22nd, 2017
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The LoC Trade Fiasco

India and Pakistan must re-visit their policy on cross-LoC trade to harness the tremendous potential of this Confidence Building Measure which can transform the political and economic landscape of the landlocked More...

By Chasfeeda Shah On Tuesday, September 19th, 2017
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Wither Article 35 A

After the accession of Jammu and Kashmir with Union of India, of course with certain riders, the Maharaja, prodded by Pandits and Dogras, had felt a need to have such state subject laws which would not allow residents More...

By Kashmir Scan On Monday, September 18th, 2017
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An Ode to Humanity

Decades of violence has yielded only miseries and bloodshed. We are now turning into enemies of each other. The route to peace in Kashmir is long and uncertain. By Mohammad Amin Manasbali J&K Police during More...

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