Khan Ansur

And we show them our graveyards

And we show them our graveyards

Let me take you, To the aura of occupation, Wherein we, On the daily basis, Clean blood, Clad shroud to our Martyrs! And offer their funeral prayers! The story doesn’t end here, Our Martyrs do come in our dreams, And ask us only one question- Did our Nation get Free? Did we get Azaadi? To […]

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Tears of darkness: story of a pellet victim in paradise

Tears of darkness: story of a pellet victim in paradise

Muhammad Muzaffar  In a jiffy, he threw away his school bag to a dimly lit corner of kitchen and joined his family for sipping Nun Chai—Kashmir’s traditional salted pink tea served both in morning and evening. While serving him the tea, Halima started to unfold her routine worries. He hurried and jumped out to join […]

 Khan Ansur

The shroud and funeral prayers

The shroud and funeral prayers

O’ my countrymen, I’m prepared. For I’ve bought my shroud, you see! This white cloth, now- Remains with me day and night! As you’re yourself aware, This occupation won’t leave me either. O’ my countrymen, Occupation comes with uncertainty. And now I beseech you, To be in the state of Wudhu, For you’ll always be […]

 Rameez Bhat

8th July Burhan Day: When bullets were rained on protestors

8th July Burhan Day: When bullets were rained on protestors

Before discussing the role of Burhan Wani in the resistance movement, it would be in the fitness of things to furnish a brief outline regarding the formation of Jammu & Kashmir State. The state is well-nigh a mountainous region and the geo-political position of the state is at variance with the other states of the […]

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Navigating The Conflict

Navigating The Conflict

Khalid Abdullah The history of Jammu and Kashmir is an unending saga of conflicts within and beyond its physically, ethnically and culturally demarcated boundaries that have rendered it disorganized and eventually, in its response, unpredictable as well. It, as a whole, has been dispersed into ideological, political as well as religious, and ethnic fragments that […]

 Sharafat Ali

Photo Story: Eisa Fazili’s room recalling his memories

Photo Story: Eisa Fazili’s room recalling his memories

It was 08 April, Sunday; I was sleeping on my cozy bed as it was dark and raining outside. I had no plan to go anywhere. I was feeling exhausted as I had returned from a week long hectic journey a day before. So, my plans were to stay at home with my family. After […]

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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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Making of a Rebel

Making of a Rebel

Spring was at its best. It was encouraging the leaflets to come out and enjoy the feeble heat of the new sun. The runlets were slowly coming to life taking along the blackish dead leaves, lying there through the long winter. The snow had bid farewell to the valleys but could be seen blanketing every […]

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Majid Khan’s ‘Ghar Wapsi’

Majid Khan’s ‘Ghar Wapsi’

Nadeem Gul With so much of talk in his name on print and social media, Majid Khan does not require a formal introduction. A Footballer turned armed-rebel and then Ghar-wapsi, the line sums up his story. Almost every aspect of his story was thoroughly discussed (in a more emotional  and less academic manner though) yet […]

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An open letter to Mr Dineshwar Sharma

An open letter to Mr Dineshwar Sharma

Dear Dineshwar Sharma, I welcome you from the core of my heart to our Paradise Kashmir with the pleasant bouquets for your will to try to solve 70 years long standing Kashmir issue peacefully and truthfully. You expect a dialogue of peace and honor and that’s what we Kashmiris have been longing for. Even though […]