Need to regulate use of Mosque loudspeaker

Regulating loudspeakers does not limit the freedom to pray as some people may argue but they only help ensure that the sound that comes out of Masjids is more harmonious and soothing, Suhail Ahmad...

China’s Uighur MuslimsAC

The Chinese state is governed by Mao Zedong ideology with a modification of Karl Marx's Communism, Shahid Majeed Mir writes   China has detained as many as one million Uighurs in the so-called “re-education centers” and...

SRO 202: Inequality and Inefficiency

The public service image is a dark spot on the white service delivery mechanism, writes Shahid Majeed Mir   A drastic law may prove hazardous for public efficiency, which is already stricken by corruption. It is called SRO...

Clamour for war and silver lining of peace

One can’t expect negotiations to deliver results overnight, but they can achieve substantive progress and help hammer out the final solution, Suhail Ahmad writes It’s been a scary start to 2019 with India and Pakistan coming...

To my Vale!

A teenager pens her concerns about religious plurality, reservations and our obsession with tuition centres By Tamana Ajaz Coming from a place where sometimes people are even afraid to step out of their homes, I share the...

This is how we can fight Islamophobia

Recently, an All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) found that prevalence of Islamophobia was driving hate crime and even terror attacks against British Muslims. Citing the report, UK-based ‘Independent’ reported that the harmful myths and...

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...

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...

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...

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