Old stories: Month wise

Article: In the time of legitimate despair, India needs illegitimacy of ‘unreasonable hope’

(The Wire) It is easy to despair at the ugliness around us, but those who believe in the idea of an inclusive and secular India have a responsibility to be hopeful. Representational image. Photo: Reuters. Rohit Kumar On March 12, 1938, German troops marched into Austria and took it over …

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Feature: ‘Hindutva ecosystem’ has a new anti-Muslim narrative,this time street vendors are the target

(The Wire) In Delhi’s Uttam Nagar, Hindutva activists are resorting to strong-arm tactics while their leaders have begun advocating a boycott of Muslim businesses and vendors.   L: Rizwan, a muslim vendor who was assaulted in Uttam Nagar, Delhi on June 19, 2021 by thugs wielding lathis and shouting ‘Jai …

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Court in IIOJK quashes detention of three under PSA

Jammu, June 29 (KMS): A court in Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir (IIOJK) disposed of three different petitions quashing the detention under Public Safety Act (PSA) of three Kashmiri youth, directing the authorities in the territory to release them forthwith. Justice Ali Mohammad Magrey while disposing of three different …

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APM paved way for further subjugation of Jammu: Harsh Dev

Jammu, June 29 (KMS):  Accusing the government of India for out rightly ignoring and neglecting the aspirations of Jammu region at All Party Meet (APM) held in New Delhi, Harsh Dev Singh, Chairman, Jammu and Kashmir National Panthers Party (JKNPP) said that Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) had stirred a hornet’s …

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Mehbooba, Omar condemn killing of SPO and his family

Srinagar, June 29 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, Mehbooba Mufti and Omar Abdullahhave condemned the killing of a Special Police Officer (SPO), his wife and daughter in Pulwama district by unknown gunmen. In her tweets Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) president Mehbooba said no words are strong enough …

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Indian troops martyr one more youth in fake encounter

Srinagar, June 29 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, Indian troops in their fresh act of state terrorism, martyred one more Kashmiri youth in a fake encounter in Srinagar, today, raising the toll to two in past 24 hours. The youth was killed by the troops after being …

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Delimitation Commission in IIOJK to meet politicians soon

Srinagar, June 29 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir (IIOJK), the Delimitation Commission will hold a meeting with the political parties of the occupied territory soon to discuss the process. Reports emerging from IIOJK reveal that apart from the pro-India political leaders, the five MPs from the occupied …

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BJP sets sight on forming next govt in IIOJK

Jammu, June 29 (KMS): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has set its sight on forming the next government in Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir (IIOJK) as it has requested the government of India for early completion of delimitation process and holding assembly elections in the territory as soon as …

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Indian troops martyr one Kashmiri youth in Srinagar

Srinagar, June 28 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, Indian troops in their fresh act of state terrorism, martyred one Kashmiri youth in Srinagar, today. The youth was killed by the troops during a cordon and search operation in Parimpora of the city. The operation was going on …

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Article: Holbrooke’s revenge: How Modi led the Americans back into Kashmir

(The Wire) Sushil Aaron It’s quite astonishing that Prime Minister Narendra Modi spent 3.5 hours in the company of politicians from Kashmir on June 24. It is surprising because he and his government have never really disguised their contempt for Kashmiris and their leaders. In the swearing-in ceremony of the …

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