Politics in Kashmir and Prejudice against Ladakh

Politics in Kashmir and Prejudice against Ladakh

Of recruitment policy, job avenues and discrimination against a region “The destiny of this nation is now being shaped in class rooms,” flashes the Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) Department of School Education website under the section, Rehber-e-Taleem (ReT). Whereas, some...
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Will they ever come back?

Will they ever come back?

Politics over Pandits For the past several weeks, there is hue and cry regarding the settlement of displaced Kashmiri Pandits who left Valley in early 90s under some unavoidable circumstances. I don’t contest any of the claims made from both...
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Separate Homeland for Pandits: Disturbing Development

Separate Homeland for Pandits: Disturbing Development

Separate Homeland for Pandits: Disturbing Development Dr. Ghulam Nabi Fai  – April 21, 2015 After a meeting Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed had in Delhi on Tuesday April 7, 2015, with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Home Minister Rajnath Singh, o...
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WALNUT: The Privileged Nut Fruit of Kashmir Valley

WALNUT: The Privileged Nut Fruit of Kashmir Valley

J&K needs to do more to increase walnut production so that maximum farmers are benefited Walnut belongs to family Juglandaceae and genus Juglans is believed to have its origin in Iran. The walnut is an old tree cultivated before the...
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Narendra Modi’s Grand Plan for Kashmir

Narendra Modi’s Grand Plan for Kashmir

Contrary to former BJP Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s approach, Modi has his own plans for Kashmir. Months after calling off scheduled bilateral talks following a Pakistani representative’s talks with India-based Kashmiri separatists, diplomatic int...
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Jhelum and the lessons learnt

Jhelum and the lessons learnt

Lately, a new optimism has been felt as people are taking keen interest in environment. One reason may be the devastation seen and huge losses suffered during the floods of 2014. From parks to public places, shopping malls to government...
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Kashmir: People’s Aspiration Must Be Respected

Kashmir: People’s Aspiration Must Be Respected By – Dr. Ghulam Nabi Fai (March 5. 2015) The people of Jammu and Kashmir, who are larger in number than 123 currently independent nations and who have a defined historical identity, are at present...
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Jammu and Kashmir demands constructive contribution and not opportunism

Jammu and Kashmir demands constructive contribution and not opportunism

In an unprecedented move Jamia Milia Islamia University, New Delhi hosted a seminar, “Two Decades after Kunan Poshpora – State Violence, Legality and Justice,” on February, 24, 2014. The seminar was organized by the department of Political Sc...
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An anatomy of Pandit migration from Kashmir

Frosty winter days were menacingly uncertain as it had been almost a year now that popular resistance had been gradually spreading in Kashmir. Start of January bought with it news of expanding Indian forces across the valley; pouring in since...
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The Cricket War: India, Pakistan and Kashmir

The Cricket War: India, Pakistan and Kashmir

For India and Pakistan with the Kashmir battling on the red-line; be it cricket or for the identity it’s craving for decades amid struggle it’s a soup yet to be served. The tournament will truly begin on February 15, with...
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