A Haunting Episode!!
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Art & Literature

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…

A dream
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Art & Literature

A dream

By Javaid Nisar   Tonight I can sleep solitarily in peace, After the burns of the compound decades, Leaving the aroma and the ashes of incense, For the tenderfeet to the room of oppressed world Tonight I can sleep solitarily…

Freedom and Rebellion
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Art & Literature

Freedom and Rebellion

By Shahid Lone My soul passes through villages, towns and cities, Hearing the echoes of freedom colored with crimson cries; My soul sours in the firmament of that promised dawn, The dawn of unbound, complete freedom and rising with brawn;…

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Art & Literature

Why?

By Ishfaq Yatoo That dreadful sight! When I peeped through my glass pane And saw some tall khaki robed man; A scary view under my neighbour’s portico! Quivering and Thirsty… Thirst of Blood! Social to unsocial…         Mouthpiece of chair-mongers……

KASHMIR: WHAT NEXT?
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Politics

KASHMIR: WHAT NEXT?

With the calm of winter breaking the 5 month long violent protests in Kashmir, it provides an opportunity to look back and reflect on what has transpired. Unfortunately once again a realization seems to have set in that nothing tangible…

Kashmir conflict: Revisiting Nehru’s Legacy
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Kashmir conflict: Revisiting Nehru’s Legacy

With the end of British paramountcy on 15th August 1947 India’s towering leader, Jawaharlal Nehru, famously declared India’s ‘tryst with destiny’. What followed the aspirational beginning of a new India was light years away from Nehru’s democratic socialism or secularism.…