Shariq Us Sabah

Farmer loan waivers: a race towards bottom

Farmer loan waivers: a race towards bottom

Democracy may be the best form of governance but it has severe fallouts. When the major chunk of the population is illiterate and the majority of the remaining is pseudo-literate, marking a distinction between policy and populism becomes difficult. Rhetoric replaces reality and slowly the era of post-truth politics emerges. Politicians believe that it is […]

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Impact of Kashmir Conflict on Children

Impact of Kashmir Conflict on Children

Dr. Altaf Ahmad Dar Children are considered the wealth of a nation and their progress and development are the priority of every nation. But, unfortunately, in several countries, their progress and development have been halted by armed conflicts. They have become direct victims of conflict, firing and mine blasts. Children suffer the most in armed […]

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The demise of a realm: theorizing the ‘Desi Nationalism’

The demise of a realm: theorizing the ‘Desi Nationalism’

Firdous Hameed Parray and Ishfaq Abdullah The nation is not about language, territory, and culture. It is about people. When the nationals of this nation are starved to death, their blood sucked by capitalists and their womenfolk raped, what there remains to be seen next is the disintegration, dismemberment, and a lesson. Nation and nationalism […]

 Ahsan Akram

Friends and foes accept Geelani can neither be bought nor bowed down

Friends and foes accept Geelani can neither be bought nor bowed down

An epitome of courage and morality, the 89-year-old veteran Kashmiri leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani has spent more than two decades of his life behind bars and is presently facing house arrest for more than eight years. Suffering from multiple ailments including kidney problems, heart ailment, and bronchitis, his one kidney and gallbladder were removed […]

 Danish Mohi ud Din

Sundry of oppression in Kashmir

Sundry of oppression in Kashmir

The beautiful Valley of Kashmir has stood the blend of Muslims, Hindus, Sikhs and Buddhists who live with harmony and tranquility since ages. But since the eruption of armed struggle in 1990s this togetherness has been made the epicenter and the means of warfare that often gives rise to religious intolerance [in Jammu] and eventually […]

 Dr Javed Jamil

Supreme Court Judgement is Death-Knell for Family

Supreme Court Judgement is Death-Knell for Family

The debate on the decriminalisation of homosexuality had not yet died down that the verdict resulting in decriminalisation of adultery has hit the headlines. So with the two “historical” verdicts in September 2018 on Homosexuality and Adultery, the corporatisation of Indian Legal System has almost reached its zenith. Market driven sex and sexuality will now […]

 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 […]

 Ahsan Akram

Did Pakistan Army kill three million Bengalis in Bangladesh?

Did Pakistan Army kill three million Bengalis in Bangladesh?

“History is written by the victors.” (Winston Churchill) The Indo-Pak War in 1971 ended with the dismemberment of East Pakistan and the subsequent birth of a new country “Bangladesh” in South Asia. After the war ended, the governments of both India and the newly formed Bangladesh accused Pakistan Army of vast scale killings of Bengalis […]

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Book Review: The Spy Chronicles: RAW, ISI and the Illusion of Peace

Book Review: The Spy Chronicles: RAW, ISI and the Illusion of Peace

Ahsan Akram  Authors: A S Dulat, Asad Durrani, Aditya Sinha Publisher: Harper Collins Publication Date: 21 May 2018 Co-authored by the former RAW Chief Amarjit Singh Dulat, former ISI Chief Asad Durrani and Indian journalist Aditya Sinha, the book “The Spy Chronicles: RAW, ISI and the Illusion of Peace” was released on 21st May 2018. […]

 Dr Javed Jamil

Pyaar versus Ahankar: The Titanic Clash in making

Pyaar versus Ahankar: The Titanic Clash in making

Though Modi Government won the confidence vote, which was a foregone conclusion, it was Rahul Gandhi who stole the thunder. First with his fiery speech, then his now historical hug of the Prime Minister and the lighter moment of winking at his friend—all submerged the Prime Minister’s speech into background. Even those who do not […]

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