Arshid Lone

OPEN TO OPINION

English   |   Bangla

Author is a business graduate and a civil services aspirant.

POLITICS

 |   5-minute read

A vote for hope, and against dynastic hypocrisy

The Kashmir election highlights a new movement for democratic change, set against the stubbornness of old political players.

VARIETY

 |   3-minute read

Why the first snow in Kashmir melts, and breaks, my heart

Winter is the best time to be in Kashmir. It signifies the purity of our land. The blessings of Allah. The hope of spring.

POLITICS

 |   3-minute read

Kashmir votes for change. And its old political players are in panic

Kashmir needs resolution for moving into a better future. It doesn't want more narrow politics that imprisons it in violence

VOICES

 |   5-minute read

We Kashmiris yearn to live. Not live to die

By rejecting democracy, and taking up militancy, Kashmir's 'leaders' pushed its people into hell. India must strive to heal our broken Kashmiri hearts.

POLITICS

 |   3-minute read

NC to boycott Kashmir local body polls: Why hypocrisy is Farooq Abdullah’s favourite tool

The people of Kashmir must not allow such politicians to play with their emotions again and again.

POLITICS

 |   6-minute read

Third Front Rising: Kashmir's breath of fresh air

The PDP and NC are deeply insecure of Sajad Lone and the emerging political alternative in Kashmir. Both parties of entrenched privilege and manipulation, they can't bear to see the opposite now emerge.

POLITICS

 |   2-minute read

Why rise of Sajjad Lone in Kashmir can provide a fresh wave of hope

Both Omar Abdullah-led National Conference and Mehbooba Mufti-led Peoples Democratic Party have provided autocratic governments to J&K.