Majid Hyderi

OPEN TO OPINION

The writer is a journalist based in Kashmir.

VARIETY

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How night football is helping fight the fear of darkness in Kashmir

A school’s ground lit up with floodlights is rekindling the Valley's love for football.

VARIETY

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Why the appointment of Dilbagh Singh as DGP has caused a fresh controversy in J&K

If the choice of DGP goes wrong, Kashmir could well move the Syria way as predicted by interlocutor Dineshwar Sharma.

VARIETY

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How move to end militancy has led to a rise in the number of militants in Kashmir

The fear of death has not only failed to serve as a deterrent but getting killed at the hands of security forces is now considered glamorous.

POLITICS

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Police under attack: Why a slew of killings on Eid will haunt Kashmir for a long time

33 policemen were killed in 2017. This year, over 30 policemen have already lost their lives.

POLITICS

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Impact Atal: PM Vajpayee's influence on Kashmir was far greater than his successors', including Narendra Modi

Atal Bihari Vajpayee led an unstable government. But his conviction for peace in Kashmir was stable and thus, his influence much more than those who followed him.

POLITICS

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Hafiz Saeed and family defeated in Pakistan polls: This is people’s fatwa against him

Saeed is eager for Muslim men to take up jihad. Just not his own son and son-in-law.

VARIETY

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Why the rise of ISIS in Srinagar is Kashmir's gravest security threat

Over the past few months, at least three militants from Srinagar, gunned down by security forces, were found to be affiliated with the Islamic State.

VOICES

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How a revolt in Mehbooba Mufti’s PDP strengthens Sajjad Lone’s ambitions

With the governor failing to dissolve the Assembly, the formation of the third front is on the cards.

POLITICS

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Good riddance to Mehbooba Mufti. Now, BJP-PDP divorce has raised hope in Kashmir

Focused on the 2019 general elections, BJP has finally sacrificed the grand alliance.

VARIETY

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Mourn Shujaat Bukhari's death, but ask who killed him and why

The Rising Kashmir's editor-in-chief was one of our bravest journalists. He lived up to his name.