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POLITICS

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Arundhati Roy, Kashmir, Liberal dishonesty, Ideology

Indian liberals and their illiberal ignorance

Intellectuals are meant to fearlessly question and critique everything. In India, they are seen doing the opposite.

POLITICS

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Pakistan, India, Kashmir, Shahid Afridi

‘Boom boom’ Shahid Afridi bowls ‘no ball’ on Kashmir

The Pakistani cricketer said Pak should forget about Kashmir. Instead, he was made to forget his own words pretty soon.

VARIETY

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Jammu and Kashmir, Militants, Kashmir, Terrorism

Why spillover of Kashmir militancy into Jammu, Punjab and Delhi is more worrying

A Kashmiri student of Sharda University, who went missing, has reportedly joined an ultra-radical militant outfit.

POLITICS

 |  7-minute read
India, Afghanistan, US, Foreign policy

Why a free Balochistan is central to ensuring peace in Asia, and stability in India too

Pakistan and China together suppressing Balochistan's freedom movement will adversely impact security interests of the US, Afghanistan and New Delhi.

POLITICS

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Kashmir, Imran Khan, Asia bibi, Terrorism

A madness that binds: The common thread linking murdered J&K BJP secretary Anil Parihar with Pakistan's Asia Bibi

There's a mania that’s spilling from Sialkot to Srinagar, which is driving the lust for a jihadi 'azaadi'.

POLITICS

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POLITICS

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Kashmir, Terrorism, AMU, Mannan wani

AMU row: How student-turned-terrorist Mannan Wani's death got politicised

Instead of engaging in petty politics, it is the whole country's duty to make sure no other student is forced to shut his books and take up arms.

POLITICS

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Militancy, Manan wani, Constitution, AMU

AMU sedition row: Why Kashmiri students calling for azadi is no crime

Raising of azadi slogans is part of the freedom of speech guaranteed by Article 19(1)(a) of the Constitution.

VARIETY

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Kashmir, Militancy in kashmir, Generation x, Kashmir crisis

How millennials in Kashmir are being set up for militancy

Kashmiris share a collective memory of deep violence. Add a constrained opportunity structure and limited arenas for self improvement, and you see why Kashmir's millennials are so frustrated.

VARIETY

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Sexual assault, Sexual harassment, Kashmir, Metoo movement

#MeToo: In Kashmir, the movement has lived up to its reputation

Let's wake up and show women that there are people who care for them and are willing to do all it takes to make those wolves-in-sheep’s-clothing pay the price for it.