Majid Hyderi
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The writer is a journalist based in Kashmir.

VOICES

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Kashmir Catastrophe: Why Pakistani terrorists brutally killed a 12-year-old Kashmiri boy

Stalking his sister and trying to forcibly attain her wasn't enough. The barbaric Pakistani LeT terrorists took little Atif hostage, and finally killed him.

VOICES

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Did the Balakot crow die fed up of Pakistani lies?

The country has been lying incessantly since the Pulwama terror attack in Kashmir.

POLITICS

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Pulwama Fall-Out: Anger against Pakistan shouldn’t become about attacking innocent Kashmiris

When the entire nation in is collective mourning, why isolate fellow citizens and target them?

POLITICS

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Pulwama Outrage: Is a full-blown war with Pakistan the only way left?

Both the surgical strike and Operation All Out have failed to end militancy in Kashmir. Is it time to take Pakistan on more directly?

POLITICS

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Five years on, no relief for Kashmir acid attack victim’s agony

Dumped by political dynasts, she struggles unheard. Her humble family is going broke paying medical costs. They now have little but their prayers to fall back on. Will Raj Bhavan help?

POLITICS

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Why Kashmir is silent on Ishrat Muneer’s IS-style killing

Unarmed 25-year-old Ishrat was shot dead by 'unidentified gunmen', this horrific act circulated on social media. Ordinary Kashmiris are silent. And belated reactions from Kashmir's top politicians only emphasize this echoing darkness.

POLITICS

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Why New Delhi should be concerned about Srinagar's fight with urban militancy

The fresh grenade explosions in Srinagar are a grim reminder of the first blasts in 1988.

POLITICS

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Not so fast, Mr Faesal: Why IAS topper Shah Faesal's reasoning behind his resignation is unreasonable

There’s nothing wrong if a youth icon quits the civil services. But the lust for power shouldn’t be confused with the proverbial desire to 'serve the people'.

VARIETY

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Bollywood lines up movies on political subjects: How this will add spice to 2019's electioneering

How much can reel-life portrayals influence real-life politics? Let’s wait and watch.

ART & CULTURE

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If you ban the pheran, you're banning Kashmir itself

Forbidding the globally-admired traditional attire would have been akin to stripping Kashmir of its cultural identity, forcing Kashmiris to question the idea of unity in diversity.