Majid Hyderi
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The writer is a journalist based in Kashmir.

POLITICS

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How Pakistan has dumped Hurriyat and Hizbul Mujahideen in Kashmir

After 30 years of romance, Pakistan seems to have dumped both Hizbul and Hurriyat alike.

VARIETY

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Why slain sarpanch Ajay Pandita’s daughter should inspire ghar wapsi of Kashmiri Pandits

Niyanta Pandita, the daughter of Ajay Pandita, should be an inspiration for a new India, an India where displaced Kashmiri Pandits can return to their homeland.

VARIETY

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Lockdown-prash for coronavirus: How PM Modi’s mantra is tonic for India in Covid-19 war

Who else but PM Modi could have so effectively convinced the nation to stay home, stay safe?

VARIETY

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Tableeghis need compassion in this crisis, not FIR

If the courts have sought compassion, governments shouldn’t cross those limits.

VARIETY

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Shaheen Bagh is a sentiment that lives on

The protest and protesters draw their strength from Gandhian ideology.

VARIETY

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POLITICS

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Sonia-Rahul differences on old guard vs Young Turks have doomed Congress

While many reasons are being attributed to Jyotiraditya Scindia quitting the Congress, only the Nehru-Gandhi family is to be blamed for the mess.

POLITICS

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Rest in Pieces: Why I mourn the death of Jammu & Kashmir’s Article 370 special status

Many Kashmiris believe the state's special laws were drafted by a Hindu Maharaja and a Kashmiri Pandit lobby to keep outsiders out. They see this revocation as them being punished now.

POLITICS

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Article 35A vs ISIS: Kashmir is with India due to its special rights. Scrapping these will only mean more terrorism

Even the last Dogra royal, Karan Singh, advocates extreme caution on meddling with Kashmir's special rights. Why then is the BJP in such a rush that it can't see the potential dangers?

POLITICS

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In custody, wrongly: Despite decades lost in wrongful jailing, no Mufti or Abdullah spoke of Kashmiris trapped in terror cases

Justice delayed is justice denied. These five men, innocent of the charges they faced, understood this, sitting behind bars as their world changed immeasurably in 23 long years.