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...

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 After the uncelebrated August 15,...

Khamenei and Kashmir Dispute

Ayatollah Ali Khamenei's remarks may have surprised many in the policy circles but the history of the Islamic Republic's supreme leader's interest in Kashmir dates back to late-1980 when he visited the Valley and...

We shall overcome…

Since the time Buta Malik, a Kashmiri Muslim and a shepherd, discovered the Amarnath Shrine some 150 years ago, Kashmiris have been associated with the holy pilgrimage from beginning till it's conclusion; be it...

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. Kashmir...

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 encounters. The...

Caught In Crossfire

One of the key sectors and a potential game-changer for the Kashmir economy is Tourism. But the situation at hand in South Kashmir and the simmering discontent quietly spreading across central and north Kashmir...

Deciphering Poll Boycott

A medley of factors, far more complex, would have contributed to people’s decision to boycott elections. In Kashmir, there is always more than what meets the eye, Suhail Ahmad writes. Despite massive deployment of police...

Wake Up On Kashmir

New Delhi's approach to sleep over the Kashmir problem and hoping it resolves on its own is alienating Kashmiris and fading any hope of political engagement between India and Pakistan as the two countries...

Shrinking Mainstream

At the time of the accession of Jammu and Kashmir and even after that, when the Kashmir issue was taken to the United Nation, the government of India had agreed that the accession of...

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