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In ‘Shaheed Amir’, we lost a revolutionary friend

In ‘Shaheed Amir’, we lost a revolutionary friend

Mohammad Ismayeel Aleister Crowley says, ‘The people who have really made history are the martyrs.’ Within this relentless cycle of repression in Kashmir morning of 6th March 2018 came with a mode of tenebrous wave of loss, disfigured demon of barbarism, unprecedented sadness, an avalanche of trauma, a popular mentality of panic, a reminder of […]

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Sir Syed Ahmed Khan, Muslim Nationalism and Kashmir

Sir Syed Ahmed Khan, Muslim Nationalism and Kashmir

You would come across many people in your life who at times would save you from somebody’s wrath but very few who would then be concerned about your well being and then put you on the right path. Sir Syed Ahmad Khan was one among the few. After the mutiny of 1857, he not only […]

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Book Review: An Ordinary Man’s Guide to Radicalism

Book Review: An Ordinary Man’s Guide to Radicalism

Bani Umar Book Title: An ordinary man’s guide to radicalism Author: Neyaz Farooquee Price: Rs 365 Sardonic and wise, Farooquee scrapes out the unvarnished truth about identity and stereotypes, about life in a ghetto, and the small and big disappointments that make up an ordinary life. A necessary book for our troubled times, writes Bani Umar   […]

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The Spectre of Inferiority Complex

The Spectre of Inferiority Complex

Owais Farooq Since the dawn of mankind human beings have always tried to achieve great heights and somehow it was mostly achieved by the youth. The youth of any nation are its real resources. The mankind has always tried to overcome the challenges it faced by inventing new methodologies. However, when we spread our gaze […]

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Breeze

Breeze

Like a dawn breeze, touched my heart with a sweet smile And ecstacy filled my soul, so feel the birds singing n dancing.  The late night winds swirl me With a unique taste in them As if heavens call my name, Let them call me, but I wish To spend the moment with thee For […]

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Manto: The Legend

Manto: The Legend

Ashraf Lone  Saadat Hassan Manto is considered one of the great short story writers of the world and rightly so. It takes a long for a reader to come out of the magic of the short story of Manto, once he/she reads it. Manto’s characters speak the language of this world and these characters are […]

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Late Marriages: A grave concern

Late Marriages: A grave concern

Marriage (Nikah) is highly recommended and much encouraged in the religion of Islam. Teacher of humankind Prophet Muhammad (Pbuh) explicitly stated the importance of marriage in many hadith and even said ‘‘Marriage is my Sunnah; whosoever keeps away from it has nothing to do with us” (Ibn-majah). Marriage is described as the legal contract between […]

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The Red Sea Clog

The Red Sea Clog

The geographical value of the Red Sea – for being the shortest sea lane that connects the Orient to Europe and the Americas – also made the region it lays in, a vital commodity for imperial contenders in the colonial era and a chessboard for political influence later in the Cold War era. Today apart […]

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More Than a Fight over Couscous: Why the Palestinian Narrative Must Be Embraced

More Than a Fight over Couscous: Why the Palestinian Narrative Must Be Embraced

As soon as Virgin Atlantic Airlines introduced a couscous-style salad “inspired by the flavours of Palestine”, a controversy ensued. Israel’s supporters ignited a social media storm and sent many complaints to the company, obliging the airline to remove the reference to Palestine.  In the Zionist narrative, Palestine does not exist – nor is it allowed to exist […]

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An Open Letter to Militant Leadership

An Open Letter to Militant Leadership

Raees Ahmed My dear Brothers, First of all a bunch of Thanks and adulations for being there to take an effectual stance against the illicit Indian occupation and brutalities that have been unleashed upon the innocent Kashmiris. There is no denying this fact that the dignified labour whose orchestration you have taken with deep sincerity […]

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