Book Review: ‘Walking with The Comrades’
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Book Review

Book Review: ‘Walking with The Comrades’

'Walking With The Comrades' published by Penguin Books is an account of a thrilling experience by India's brilliant daughter, Arundhati Roy in the forests of Dandakaranya (Dandakaranya includes parts of Chhattisgarh, Odisha, Telangana, and Andhra Pradesh states). In this book…

Legal and Political Aspects of Article 35-A
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Politics

Legal and Political Aspects of Article 35-A

The challenge to the constitutional validity of article 35A has both legal and political aspects. However, timing of the petition and the right wing background of the petitioner points to the broader ideological underpinnings behind it. From the legal-constitutional point…

Can India and Pakistan be equalized on Kashmir?
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Editor's Pick

Can India and Pakistan be equalized on Kashmir?

Wasim Khalid  From a long time, I have observed a particular bunch of people have become habitual of drawing a weird analogy between Pakistan parts of Kashmir with the one under India occupation. They push this absurd analogy by constantly…

Celebrating 15 August in Kashmir ( A Fiction)
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Art & Literature

Celebrating 15 August in Kashmir ( A Fiction)

Faazil was incensed with a patriotic fervor and an unflinching faith in the democratic credentials of India. Born in a rich family posh Srinagar Locality , Faazil was just six when Mehraj Ud Din, his father and a Delhi based…

Kashmir: The litmus test for Indian Democracy
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Politics

Kashmir: The litmus test for Indian Democracy

India is considered as the world’s largest democratic country. In a democratic country, you have every right to express your own feelings, but when it comes to Kashmir it is usually brushed off. In a democratic country, it is a…

I Am Wani – The Pakistani
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Art & Literature

I Am Wani – The Pakistani

From the flesh of our fighters From each bullet hole The blood that comes out Is not a loss but the life.In the lap of peaks That cadaver of our warriors Gave nectar of life To the detained liberty.Have you…

Modi Netanyahu Bromance – How Deep?
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Politics

Modi Netanyahu Bromance – How Deep?

On the eve of Indian Pime Minister Narendra Modi’s “historic” visit to Israel, an Israeli foreign ministry official said that his country supports India against terrorism emanating from Pakistan “hook, line and sinker”, and is “not asking for a quid…

A Festival Inside Four Walls
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Art & Literature

A Festival Inside Four Walls

I could hear the noise saying the moon was sighted. Joy all around, the festival was tomorrow and I wasn't excited. I stared at the moon, they all found it jubilant and bright. It was so quiet and too dark…