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By Ajaz Rashid On Sunday, August 20th, 2017
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The Batengo Carnage

The attack on Amarnath pilgrims is an attack on the idea of Kashmir itself. Nevertheless, the unequivocal condemnation by Kashmiris cutting across political divides reflects the culture of pluralism the ‘Valley More...

By Ajaz Rashid On Friday, July 21st, 2017
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Contesting Narratives

Despite visible improvement in situation, the heavy slant of violence in Kashmir reportage by Indian news channels diverted tourists to other locales this year, thus trampling on the livelihood of over two million More...

By Suhail Ahmad On Thursday, July 20th, 2017
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Kashmir tourism and lessons to be learnt

J&K government must strengthen the tourism infrastructure so that we emerge as an all-season destination in true sense of the word. In absence of facilities, the vast potential of this sector will remain unexplored. Shikara More...

By Ahmad Riyaz On Sunday, July 2nd, 2017
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Another Summer of Discontent

If the groundswell of euphoric support for the militancy was reflected last year in the ever-growing participation in the militant funerals, this year people are determinedly trying to save the militants by disrupting More...

By Chasfeeda Shah On Saturday, July 1st, 2017
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“Need to check youth radicalisation, militancy”

With an illustrious career spanning more than three decades, Muneer Khan took over as chief of Kashmir Police recently. In an interview with Chasfeeda Shah, Mr Khan, Inspector General of Police, Kashmir, spoke More...

By Ajaz Rashid On Tuesday, June 6th, 2017
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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 democracy played an ugly dance More...

By Ajaz Rashid On Tuesday, December 20th, 2016
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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 More...

By Ajaz Rashid On Thursday, March 17th, 2016
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The Chill at Gupkar

The reluctance of the PDP President Mehbooba Mufti to take over as the J&K’s chief minister is a reflection of her agitation at the BJP and its proxies’ ‘overt and covert’ attempts to More...

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