Hate is inherent and Fatwa is just a propaganda
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Hate is inherent and Fatwa is just a propaganda

Anwarul Huda* The frustration of likes of Paresh Rawal, Ashok Pandit and Taslima Nasreen are well understood but the excitement of liberal champions like Kavita Krishnan and Javed Akhter while jumping in the ‘savior row’ without verifying the facts has…

Feminism: A Vague Idea or a Lucid Belief?
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Feminism: A Vague Idea or a Lucid Belief?

Faizan Ahmad Shah* Feminism is a term that simply suggests giving women equal rights as that of men. It has been a common perception or a known fact that men have dominated the major portion of the history and had…

Effacing Nationals From a Nation
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Effacing Nationals From a Nation

Ryhan Abdullah*         Kashmiris as a nation need to understand their sellers and buyers. Always cursing history and the fate can never be the solution to our problem. We need to emerge as our own stakeholders. One…

The Restrained Bishara: Have we forgotten Dadhri Lynching?
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The Restrained Bishara: Have we forgotten Dadhri Lynching?

More than a year passed in silent mourning and choked screams, but none seems to be bothered, leave alone conjuring about the infamous Bisahara village incident better recognized by the ‘Dadhri issue’ or ‘Dadhri lynching case’. After customized experiences for…

‘MARCH 16’- WHEN ALL KASHMIRIS WERE SOLD
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‘MARCH 16’- WHEN ALL KASHMIRIS WERE SOLD

Mohammad Ashraf Khwaja* Ironically, Kashmir was resold at a time when the Britishers were promising ‘popular’ consent as the source of new political arrangements for upcoming independent dominions of India and Pakistan. Kashmir mysteriously became a part of the newly…

Tonight Neelam Will Smile
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Art & Literature

Tonight Neelam Will Smile

  Tonight Chilly wind Coming from azure Jhelum, Will avow the memo of liberty Barbed wire of rims Will cross without awe   Tonight UN rules Will descend in Jhelum! Furze and thorns of LoC Will be scared of fury;…

Lost in Terror: A Review- Nayeema Mahjoor
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Lost in Terror: A Review- Nayeema Mahjoor

‘The only way to deal with an unfree world is to become so absolutely free that your very existence is an act of rebellion.’-Albert Camus, The Rebel. Life is full of challenges. But the challenges one faces in an unfree…

UN: Myanmar may be trying to expel all Rohingya
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UN: Myanmar may be trying to expel all Rohingya

UN special rapporteur on human rights in Myanmar calls for international probe into abuses against Rohingya Muslims.     Myanmar "may be trying to expel" all ethnic Rohingya from its territory, a UN rights expert says, pushing for a high-level…

A Haunting Episode!!
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A Haunting Episode!!

15 years have passed since then,but it is haunting as if it was just the other night, writes Aojhal Junaid    It was the final day of Ramadhan,and the family was all up at the dining mat to witness the…

Kashmir: Decoding 2016 UPRISING
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Kashmir: Decoding 2016 UPRISING

  By Ibrahim Khaja   In an asymmetrical warfare when the grandeur of a mighty state is challenged by a powerless civilian population it symbolizes more than public anger. It hurts the moral basis of its legitimate claims on the controlled…