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Article: The Man Behind the Armor

I first met Syed Ali Geelani (1929-2021) in 1963 as a college freshman in Sopore, the famous north-central Kashmiri college town. Sopore, the bustling center of the state’s apple industry and regional commerce, was then - and for decades has been - the epicenter of the Kashmiri freedom struggle. Sopore has always stood out for its defiance against India’s colonialist occupation.

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Article: Iconic Syed Ali Gilani is no more!

Humayun Aziz Sandeela Veteran Kashmiri Hurriyat leader, Syed Ali Gilani, the face of Kashmiri resistance movement who challenged India’s hegemonic rule over Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir for decades, died on September 01, 2021 while under house detention. He was 92. Syed Ali Gilani was born in Zainageer area …

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Feature: After communal attack on Mathura Dosa Shop, Muslim worker worried about losing job

The Wire Ismat Ara A day after an FIR was registered against “unknown” persons for vandalising a dosa stall in Mathura’s Vikas market on August 18, the police have said that they have ascertained the identity of the main accused in the case. Varun Kumar, circle officer (CO), Mathura (City) …

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Feature: Brutal lathicharge on farmers unmasks true face of BJP-JJP govt

(National Herald)  The inhuman and cruel act of the Manohar Lal Khattar government that left scores of poor farmers, protesting to lodge their resentment against the Union government’s Farm Laws, injured has been widely criticised by every section of the society

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