As we approach yet another Independence Day, it has a special significance for all of us. For, next Monday we shall observe our seventieth Independence Day.
Ever since the BJP, headed by PM Narendra Modi and party President Amit Shah, (...)
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Here is how the holy cow seems to have hooved the Sangh Parivar for now: following the Prime Minister’s chest-thumpingly politic outburst against those that use the cow to beat the Dalit (Uttar Pradesh which goes to the hustings soon has 24 per (...)
To Overcome Societal Inequalities and Deep-seated Prejudices: Need for Transformative Potential of Universities15 Augustby M.Hamid Ansari
The following is the text of Vice-President M. Hamid Ansari’s Valedictary Address at the Centenary Celebrations of Mysuru University (July 22, 2016).
One hundred years is an important milestone in the life of any institution. (...)
Religion has emerged as a major source of conflict all across the globe. A perceptive writer points out that ideological strife has now given place to the “clash of civilisations” and predicts that in the foreseeable future, religion will be a (...)
Yet another Dalit family was hacked to death because it was suspected to have eaten beef. The laboratory tests of the “beef” showed that it was some other cattle. Some time ago, the Kerala House in Delhi was attacked by gau rakshaks because beef (...)
The Kashmir situation is getting from bad to worse. The State has been on the boil since July 8, the day the Indian security forces took credit for exterminating a dreaded terrorist—the 22-year-old Burhan Muzaffar Wani, a commander of the (...)
I do realise that for the last four weeks I have been focusing on the Kashmir Valley—a region I have been covering and reporting from for over twentyfive years, a region and its people I bond with.
It gets emotionally traumatic for me to (...)
The following is the interview of Shujaat Bukhari, Editor-in-Chief of Rising Kashmir, Buland Kashmir (Urdu daily) and Sangarmal (Kashmiri daily) based in Srinagar, on the current situation in the Valley and the difficulties and (...)
Bulbuls are numb And wonder where humans have fled Pigeons haunt the shrines To search the hands that fed them Dogs with long faces Loll about on empty streets
The gardens too are distraught And flowers reluctant to bloom A pallor hangs on (...)
by Mohd. Afsar
Since the past few years, a section of the national media is misrepresenting the image of Kashmir in India either by exaggerating the events or by spinning the facts. It seems to be a part of some political strategy or (...)
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