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By Devika Mittal And Ravi Nitesh: To, The Chairperson National Human Rights Commission Faridkot House New Delhi 110001 Subject: Request to act in the cases of human rights’ violation in North-East and Jammu & Kashmir Respected Sir, With due respect, ...
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By Mahitha Kasireddi: What is the caricature you draw in your mind when you read the word ‘Kashmir‘? Amid the suspended thick fog, you imagine seeing through it a perfect amalgamation of blue and green. In backdrop of snow covered ...
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By Fawaz Shaheen: On the 3rd of May 2013, nearly 150 Kashmiris were to begin a protest at Jantar Mantar in Delhi led by Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front chief Yasin Malik to demand the return of the bodies of ...
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By Manisha Yadav: “He struggled hard to earn a living and he had decided to bring me and Ghalib to Delhi. Like any other family we dreamed of living together peacefully and bringing up our children, giving them a good education ...
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By Pradyut Hande: Afzal Guru’s hanging owing to his involvement in the barbaric and audacious terror attack on the Parliament House, New Delhi back in December, 2001 has evoked a strong response across the board. While on the one hand, ...
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In the form of a video project called Loss, Saadiya Kochar portrayed a story about the anguish and longing of the people of Kashmir and of the artist who visits the valley. Primarily made with stills, the video project is in three ...
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By Karmanye Thadani: We may right at the outset acknowledge that Kashmiri Muslims who are patriotic Indians do exist but are a tiny minority that has decreased in number, owing to being targeted by the militants and also because of ...
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By Karmanye Thadani: While this series has so far examined how the Kashmiri Muslims can be engaged with to identify with the idea of India on a very basic theoretical note, the biggest practical obstacle would be the pain of the ...
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By Karmanye Thadani: For those who have not followed the earlier articles in this series or are not cognizant of the term ‘Islamism’, I may clarify that it is not to be confused with Islam as a faith per se ...
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By Karmanye Thadani: Having classified the Kashmiri separatists into liberals and Islamists, the question that arises is – how do we convince Kashmiri Muslims of both varieties identify with the idea of India, a secular democracy that celebrates diversity and ...
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By Sajad Rasool: The Army doesn’t like to clean up the table after it eats. But it is always quick to wash its hands.   In the beginning it was a meadow. An open grassy expanse surrounded by snow-tipped hills. ...
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By Karmanye Thadani: It is indeed quite obvious that allowing Kashmir to secede is not an option that India can exercise (I have elucidated on this in a piece I had written). On this very portal, I had written a ...
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By R. Anupam Pillai: I still remember I was in my middle school when I was curious to know why and how people belonging to different places behave differently? So, finally after waiting for a long time, my curiosity was ...
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By Mahima Raina: I don’t know where Jammu is when we talk about Jammu and Kashmir. When that happens, it makes me very sad and I wonder, is it no more ? I spend a considerable time in making this point to ...
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By Karmanye Thadani: I had visited Egypt in 2008 with my parents, basically for an international conference on cyber law in Cairo where I was presenting a research paper on cyber terrorism, and an Arab gentleman presenting a paper on the ...
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By Swathi Anantha: Dear Neglectful Nationalist You blame America for trying to be the big brother for the rest of the world and here you are trying to play big brother to J&K. Who are you or the Pakistanis to ...
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By Raju Moza: Recently one incident took place in the campus of Kashmir University, in the state of Jammu & Kashmir, which neither was covered in mainstream media nor on new media .Typically most of the events happening in Kashmir ...
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By Sukrati Rastogi: The great Mughal emperor Jehangir had fondly repeated what Amir Khusro had said – if there is heaven on earth it is here in Kashmir. Its beauty has the power to mesmerize anyone but there is something ...
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By Karmanye Thadani: This brings us to the moderate Hurriyat leader Prof. Abdul Gani Bhat’s statement that the implementation of UN resolutions mandating a plebiscite is no longer practical, and that the separatists must modify their plank by accepting India ...
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By Karmanye Thadani: In the previous article in this series, we dealt with the non-separatist Kashmiri Muslim writer Sualeh Keen’s piece endorsing Manu Joseph’s stand about normalcy having returned to Kashmir. So, what do those having a problem with Manu’s article ...
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By Karmanye Thadani: In the previous article in this series, I have mentioned that Sualeh Keen, a Kashmiri Muslim writer, has endorsed Manu Joseph’s stand. In an article titled The Unhappiness Factory of Kashmir, he has written- “When Manu Joseph ...
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By Karmanye Thadani: Manu Joseph started his article by throwing light on the attack on Prashant Bhushan and how the people of the valley were awaiting Anna Hazare’s response, since Anna had suggested a referendum across India on the question of ...

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