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Glorifying the Grit- Kashmir in Popular Imagination

Glorifying the Grit: Kashmir in Popular Imagination

Read how romanticising the nuanced conflict of Kashmir negates the trauma of its ground-reality. There is a thing about pedestals- they act as an ideal way of distancing...

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The Educational Refugees of Kashmir

As many in the country target a community in hatred, read the account of being marginalised and misunderstood in the country’s capital. It is easy to protest when...

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Auburn Umbrella: How to Incorporate a Pheran in Your Wardrobe

Plausibly, the first question that would come to most people’s mind would be, ‘what exactly is a pheran?’ It is a long cloak-like tunic that is traditionally worn...

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Leaves of Chinar: Snow capped stains – 2016

A silence of grief echoes at the tip of the country and there is no one listening. You’re meant to fear speaking out, would you still say something? While Kashmir’s...

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Kashmir’s tug of war: Leaves of Chinar

1947- Kashmir’s tug of war The valley in the north is scenic and poetic and our illusion of Kashmir is sometimes a culmination of televised fiction and reality,...

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The Left and the Right: Two extreme binaries, one common goal

Tripura, under a CPI(M) chief minister, Shri Manik Sarkar worked in cooperation with Prime Minister Narendra Modi in May 2015, to completely repeal the Armed Forces...

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The Politics Of A Death Sentence

The death of Mohammad Afzal Guru on 9th February 2013 caused an unprecedented stir within the different factions of the Indian society. A death sentence had been looming...

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ABVP, BSKS protest Kashmir documentary screening

In another act of right-wing protestation, members of the ABVP and BSKS threatened to disrupt the screening of Jashn-e-Azadi, a documentary on Kashmir earlier this...