Nadeem Gul

Story of Baghdadi chickens and a ‘failed journalist’

Story of Baghdadi chickens and a ‘failed journalist’

Recently a Srinagar based online portal carried a write-up titled as Chickens come home to roost for Kashmir’s Islamists. In the article, the author has sought to discuss certain dimensions of militant movement in Kashmir, which erupted some thirty years ago in late eighties of 20th century. The reasons of militancy eruption in Kashmir were […]

 Zeeshan Rasool Khan

Self-centered Politics

Self-centered Politics

It is oft-cited that “politics is the dirty game.” Modest people prefer to distance themselves from politics. Terms like apolitical have come to the fore in this backdrop. However, the politics by its very nature is not so but implies measures which could and should be implemented to create a better society. The primary objective […]

 Nadeem Gul

An open letter to Mr Tauseef Ul Rehman, a salafi preacher, over Kashmir freedom struggle remarks

An open letter to Mr Tauseef Ul Rehman, a salafi preacher, over Kashmir freedom struggle remarks

Respected Tauseef Hussain, Yes, I call you by Tauseef Hussain because it was your original name. I do not know why you changed it from Hussian to Rehman. Is it because most of the Shia keep ‘Hussain’ with their name? Anyways, I write to you when your old video has again gone viral on social […]

 Guest Author

Islam does not prescribe any specific form of govt. but priciples for establishing a political system: Dr Tauseef Ahmad Parray

Islam does not prescribe any specific form of govt. but priciples for establishing a political system: Dr Tauseef Ahmad Parray

Dr Tauseef Ahmad Parray (from Tral, Pulwama) is presently working as Assistant Professor, Islamic Studies at Govt Degree College (Boys) Pulwama. He completed his Bachelors (Social Sciences) from Amar Singh College (2003-5), Masters (Islamic Studies) from University of Kashmir (KU) Srinagar (2006-08), PhD from Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) Aligarh, India (2009-14), and Post-Doctorate from Iqbal […]

 Guest Author

A Group of Students Set for Tour de Mars Under Sadhbhavana

A group of students (number are not immediately known) from Kashmir have set out for Tour de Mars (Space excursion to Planet Mars) under Indian Army’s Operation Sadbhavana. The tour is jointly sponsored by ISRO. Army had earlier sought the approval of the proposal from The Ministry of Home Affairs but had been long delayed. […]