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Reimagining and revisiting the history of Kashmiris

Reimagining and revisiting the history of Kashmiris

Syed Suhail Yaqoob It was a routine discussion on sociology. Within the time it converged to political discussion. Kashmiri’s restrained discussions often converge to politics and we have become habitual to it. It is our oppressed history that has converted us habitual to politics. We have seen worst kinds of abuses; both physical and psychological. […]

 Mohammad Ashraf Khwaja

Of Robert Thorpe and the colonial narrative in Kashmir

Of Robert Thorpe and the colonial narrative in Kashmir

Robert Thorpe, a British Army officer, is believed to have visited Kashmir as a tourist in 1865 AD when Maharaja Ranbir Singh was the ruler of the state. A theory is being developed by some ‘Thorp sympathisers’ that he was allegedly murdered in November 1868 by the forces of Ranbir Singh for his ‘crime’ of […]

 Mubeena Ramzan

History and Development of ‘Deeni Madaris’

History and Development of ‘Deeni Madaris’

Seeking knowledge has been an integral part of the Islamic Tradition. Religious knowledge and its transmission are central to the identity of a Muslim. Historically, Madrasas have served this cause as an important social institution in Muslim countries. The early years of Quranic revelations to the Prophet (saw) were embedded in the oral tradition. However, […]