Why Jammu uses hatred as a Political Weapon?

Why Jammu uses hatred as a Political Weapon?

Asim Hashmi Rape and murder of an eight-year-old girl in Kathua, Jammu has shaken the whole world. But certain Jammu based groups, self-proclaimed saviours of the region, did not find it appealing to their conscience. It was not enough to...
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The idea of Kashmir

The idea of Kashmir

Jammu Kashmir can act as a bridge of friendship for India and Pakistan Khurram Wani As a believer, I have faith in Gods intervention for oppressed people which comes sooner or later through different forces of nature to break their...
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As stones draw blood, It’s time for Kashmir’s Civil Society to realise army is not the Villain

As stones draw blood, It’s time for Kashmir’s Civil Society to realise army is not the Villain

The security forces do not go around seeking an excuse to attack civilians. It is just the other way around with stone pelters looking for opportunities to create mayhem and chaos, writes Lt Gen (Retd) DS Hooda. Lt Gen (Retd)...
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Divide between ‘Hindu’ Jammu & ‘Muslim’ Kashmir is spreading across India

Divide between ‘Hindu’ Jammu & ‘Muslim’ Kashmir is spreading across India

Sagarika Ghose The gruesome rape and murder of an eight-year-old in Kathua took place in January. That it took three months for a court monitored investigation to be completed, that lawyers from Jammu sought to prevent the police from filing...
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The Eagle and Dove may think of love

The Eagle and Dove may think of love

Dale Diary Spring is yet to sanctify the barks ravished by harsh winter. Warmth is still in infancy to let the buds bloom. Fragrance has not yet corked out its aroma to mesmerize the valley suffering from unknown disease, but...
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An open letter to the People of India on the killing fields of Jammu Kashmir

An open letter to the People of India on the killing fields of Jammu Kashmir

Are you aware that in your name the Indian army has killed 100,000 people in Jammu Kashmir since 1988? Are you aware that 7000,000 Indian troops are considered as an occupation force by Kashmiris? Are you aware that Kashmir is not...
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Revising Tourism Marketing Targets

Revising Tourism Marketing Targets

M.Ashraf The 64th Convention of the Travel agents Association of India has just concluded in Srinagar. The Convention was attended by over 600 delegates from all over the country. The Convention was held in Srinagar after 31 years. A large...
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Barking up the Wrong Tree in Kashmir

Barking up the Wrong Tree in Kashmir

The killing of militants may be seen by those sitting in Delhi as a “success” for the security forces but the fact is that these deaths have strengthened separatist sentiment in the Valley. The killing of 13 militants in South...
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A wounded prime minister at Amira Kadal

A wounded prime minister at Amira Kadal

I the afternoon of 29 August 1938, Prime Minister Narasimha Gopalaswami Ayyangar was returning from office to his residence in Srinagar when his car was attacked by a crowd of agitating men and women at Amirakadal Bazar. Ayyangar, accompanied by...
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Stop the disastrous gun game?

Stop the disastrous gun game?

The people inhabiting 8,000 square miles of earth in Kashmir have been living under the shadow of the gun, under the fear of the gun and under the diktat of the gun for last three decades. A hundred thousand of...
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