Articles

Article: Kashmiri Liberation: An unfinished agenda

Sarah Akram On 05 January 1949, the United Nations guaranteed the right of self determination to the people of Jammu and Kashmir through the promise of an impartial plebiscite. Every year, on the same date, Kashmiris around the world observe this day as an aide memoire and a reminder to …

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Article: Bulli Bai auction: The audacious bullying of Indian Muslims

Ruben Banerjee     (TRT World) India’s founding principle of secularism is rapidly fraying and religious minorities are on the receiving end, braving actions like the nauseous online auctioning of Muslim women. Some 100 Muslim women in India had a disastrous start to 2022 when they woke up on January 1 to …

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Article: Genocide of  Indian Muslims! Impending or imaginary?

Shariq Mumtaz Hashmi The audacious goading by the Hindutva ecosystem for the genocide of the Muslim Indian community is worth ruminating. Its perturbing to imagine that we are so vulnerable that a bunch of people waving swords will swarm onto us and annihilate us? Seems preposterous! After all, we are …

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Feature: Beaten and hunted by colleagues: Ordeal of a Muslim cop in West Bengal

Nikhil Singh On a very ordinary morning of 6 August last year, a police constable in West Bengal, Suraf Hussain and his family were attacked by his colleagues. Their lives have taken unexpected and unpleasant turns since then. On that day, Suraf, who is a constable in West Bengal police, …

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Article: Kashmir concerns

A.G. Noorani Kashmir is in flames today. This is not a characterisation of the violence which has gripped it since 1989. It is far deeper than that. Kashmir fears that the government of India headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, is out to foist on Jammu and Kashmir a Hindu …

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Article: What’s on! Halt this politics of hate

Humra Quraishi It’s just too horrifying and sickening to see the Hindutva politics of hate has  reached  this level of the  unthinkable lows. Manufacturing of websites to put up photographs of Muslim women…hitting a community that already stands shattered. New onslaughts, official or unofficial, targeting Muslim women, children and youth. …

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Article: “Bulli-Bai”: A ploy to hurt camaraderie between Sikhs and Muslims

Humayun Aziz Sandeela Having miserably failed in toning down the impact and ramifications of the Khalistan Referendum and to hurt the camaraderie between Sikh and Muslim communities in India and around the globe, Mumbai Police in India has revealed that not only Bulli Bai, but several other social media handles …

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Article: Kashmir: Epicentre of Depression

Azhar U Din Among every five people in Kashmir, one shows symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder, according to the Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences (IMHANS). Kashmir has been entitled as “the saddest place in the world” by psychiatrist Dr Arshad Hussain. It is not easy to live in …

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