Hameedah Nayeem

Virgin dawn to be seen

Virgin dawn to be seen

Though they have cut short your blooming youth Interned you in the womb of chinars The blazing chinars will engulf them And leave not a rack behind! In the insane lustful race to Conquer the ultimate citadel of power, They will stumble on hornet’s nest. Unleashing swarms Who will drag them to the pit where […]

 Khan Ansur

A rendezvous with Leprosy and Lepers of J&K

A rendezvous with Leprosy and Lepers of J&K

“There are some people who have deformed face and limbs. They are very scary and dangerous for people, particularly for children. They haunt and hurt children wherever they see them.” “Perhaps, the elders have seen these people and have faced their wrath. That is the reason they keep us telling these stories. This was normal […]

 Ramzy Baroud

The UN ‘Sheriff’: Nikki Haley Elevated Israel, Damaged US Standing

The UN ‘Sheriff’: Nikki Haley Elevated Israel, Damaged US Standing

US Ambassador to the UN, Nikki Haley, has made her post a “more glamorous” position than her predecessors – as President Donald Trump described Haley’s 2-year term at the UN, following her resignation announcement. We may never know the nature of Haley’s purported ‘glamour’ at the UN, but we certainly know that, during her relatively brief stint, […]

 Shameem Nazir

Sociology of transition: a paradigm shift

Sociology of transition: a paradigm shift

The social environment or social setting plays pivotal role in constructing the subject matter of a subject; same applies with sociology, as the subject which primarily deals with the study of society. Social changes of contemporary world overrun/invade our lives, and it becomes imperative to look at these changing scenarios very closely. These changes within […]