Mushtaq Hurra

Demon of Death in Muzarffarpur!

Demon of Death in Muzarffarpur!

Acute encephalitis Syndrome has created havoc in Muzarffarpur Bihar. Children are falling prey to this deadly infection. Death toll has crossed the 100 mark , and there is no respite for the poorest of poor. Parents throng the hospitals with their sick children, and most of them return back with the corpses of their children. […]

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Short story: The festival of Eid for the destitute! 

Short story: The festival of Eid for the destitute! 

Every nook and corner, every road and alley of the village is abuzz with children bursting firecrackers, buying rattles, dolls and other things of their interests. Markets and shops are decorated with colorful lights.People have bought delicious sweets, cakes , pastries etc… Women are  busy in preparing different veg and non-veg cuisines.Houses are decorated with […]

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India nearing LS results amidst speculations about winners, losers!

India nearing LS results amidst speculations about winners, losers!

With 23rd May round the corner as speculations, analysis and predictions are all set to gain momentum in the entire country with media houses abuzz with debates and political pundits busy in threadbare discussions regarding the results. All eyes are on the day of counting. Leave aside the political hardcore’s, in India even laymen don’t […]

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Two Morsels of Rice!

Two Morsels of Rice!

His complexion, dusty hair, grimy trousers, greasy looking shirt, an old suitcase and a fresh pair of towels in hand, was enough to make sure that he was either a Bengali or Bihari labourer when he knocked at my door and, in a typical Bihari tone, said, ‘Shahabjee, Kya Mujhay Aik kamra Milshakta Hai’ (Sir, […]

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A Eulogy for my Colleague, my –Sister!

A Eulogy for my Colleague, my –Sister!

Though death is the ultimate and eternal  destiny of every  soul but the eternal departure of some people gives us grievous injuries which leave deep scars on the canvas of our reminiscence. Their separation is not just only unbearable but obnoxious as well. And our dear ones are not necessarily our relatives always but sometimes […]

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The Menace of Corruption

The Menace of Corruption

All forms of corruption leave a nation or a society crippled and barren. It shakes its basic foundations and age-old shafts of morality and ethics. It impregnates the minds of individuals with the vices of greed, lust and avarice which lead to a mad race of money and wealth. It leaves a society devoid of […]

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Changing Political scenarios and Kashmir Issue!

Changing Political scenarios and Kashmir Issue!

Electioneering has always been a source of fascination and excitement for the people of India, and the people of Jammu and Kashmir are no exception to it. It is probably one of the biggest political Melas of the world where people are seen dancing at the tunes of their favourite leaders. Development, education, health care […]

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Of faith and of healing!

Of faith and of healing!

Faith is a beautiful thing and the proverbial statement that ‘it can move mountains’ may be a little exaggeration but it does have the strength to heal people from both physical as well as spiritual yearnings. People of Kashmir have traditionally been ardent believers in faith based healing and there have been great spiritual saints […]

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A new ray of hope rises from New Zealand

A new ray of hope rises from New Zealand

The exhibition of cowardice and brutality in two Mosques at Christchurch in New Zealand on the 15th of this month has proven the fact that terrorism knows no faith and religion. Those who attribute it to any particular religion or faith have either an agenda to malign a particular faith or have no understanding of […]

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An Open Letter to His Excellency, Governor of Jammu and Kashmir

An Open Letter to His Excellency, Governor of Jammu and Kashmir

Respected Sir, I am extremely pleased to express my sincere thanks and gratitude to your kindself on behalf of whole erstwhile SSA teaching community for the historic decision to streamline the Salaries of SSA teachers of Jammu and Kashmir from the state exchequer. The transition of these teachers into Teacher Grade 2  is a remarkable […]