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Demystifying Election Drama in Kashmir

Demystifying Election Drama in Kashmir

Mohamad Zubair-u-Din The Supreme Court of India has rightly gauged the pulse of people in flood-hit Jammu and Kashmir by questioning the political parties for not approaching the Election Commission for postponement of elections “in view of prevailing situation when life has allegedly not come to normal” in the state. However, the assertions of Election

Observe Feb 23 as ‘Women’s Resistance Day’, Rights Body Urges

A Kashmir-based rights group has urged people to observe February 23 as ‘Women’s Resistance Day’ to mark the 23rd anniversary of mass rape of women allegedly by soldiers of Indian army in Kunan-Pospora area of north Kashmir. In a statement, a spokesman of the Coalition of Civil Society (CCS)—a non-government body working for protection of human

Kashmir, National Interest and Aam Aadmi

Kejriwal’s decision to contradict Prashant Bhushan is a calculated, psephological projection of popular opinion. In other words, the Aam Aadmi has just behaved as a ‘political party’. It is a betrayal, says Abhijit Dutta On Monday, Delhi Chief Minister and Common Man-in-Chief of Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), Arvind Kejriwal, declared that they don’t agree with

In Pictures: ‘Where Are Our Loved Ones?’

On the occasion of International Human Rights Day, sit-ins and demonstrations were held across Kashmir valley Tuesday to protest the human rights abuses, allegedly at the hands of Indian forces, during more than two-decade-old bloody conflict. The organizers of Haqeeqat-e-Kashmir – a parallel concert held earlier this year to oppose conductor Zubin Mehta’s Shalimar Garden

I Miss You, Papa!

By Rafia Sailani On a breezy October afternoon, unidentified attackers gunned down advocate A Q Sailani outside Sheri Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences at Soura in Srinagar, summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir. Eighteen years have passed since and we are yet to hear who killed him and why. Investigations are yet to see the light

VK Singh ‘Confirmed’ What Kashmiris ‘Already Knew’

Assertions of former Indian Army chief General (retired) VK Singh to a television channel that moola was paid by the Army to certain J&K politicians have led to a debate on social networking websites with Kashmiris arguing that “Singh has said what is already known in Kashmir”. Anuradha Bhasin, Executive Editor of The Kashmir Times,