Articles

Feature: Kashmir’s Kangri specialists: The People of Okai

Raashid Hassan ‘Kangid Gassi aasin, Batti Matti aestan’ is a Kashmiri proverb which means the Kangid (traditional Kashmiri fire pot) is more important than food for a Kashmiri in winters. For a week now, the cold conditions in Kashmir have intensified and Shopian district has been the coldest place, even …

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Colonizing education in Indian occupied Kashmir

The continued conflict and turmoil in Jammu and Kashmir have had a devastating impact on almost every aspect of Kashmiri society. Education, considered as one of the fundamental human rights, has unfortunately been the hidden casualties of this lingering conflict that continues to wreak havoc on vulnerable segments of the society, in particular the young generation who are stuck in a dangerous conflict situation for the past several decades.

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Article: General – Lynching is against military code of conduct

Dr Syed Nazir Gilani A tweet of 19 November from PSF has quoted India’s Chief of Defence Staff, General Bipin Rawat that “it is a good thing that Hindu vigilante groups that are prevalent throughout India and have now been sent to occupied Kashmir, would be able to lynch anyone …

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Article: Rafale jet scandal dropping political bombs on Modi

New corruption allegations in tainted fighter jet deal could hit ruling BJP’s electoral chances at upcoming crucial state polls By ANIL SHARMA JAIPUR – Fresh allegations of forged invoices and a middleman have emerged in the scandal of India’s multi-billion-dollar purchase of Rafale fighter jets from France. Investigative journalists working …

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Article: The other side of religious freedom

Najm us Saqib Pakistan has again joined the exclusive club of states designated by the US as Countries of Particular Concern (CPC). Following a determination to this effect last year, Secretary Antony Blinken also ‘designated’ China, Russia, Iran, Saudi Arabia and a few others as CPC for having engaged in …

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Article: Muslims under attack in Tripura

Masud Ahmad Khan Tripura is an Indian state in North East India which is encircled from three sides, the North, South and West by Bangladesh, Assam and Mizoram. The state shares an 856 kilometers border with Bangladesh. Agartala, one of the largest cities in North East India, is the capital …

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