OPINION

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The colonial-era law is widely misused to serve partisan political ends

The colonial-era law is widely misused to serve partisan political ends

Under the current government at the centre, every liberal public educational institute is under attack. From last four years, we have seen the physical as well as the policy level attacks on the educational institutions and be it the institutional murder of Rohit Vemula in HCU, the disappearance of Najeeb Ahmad from JNU campus or […]

 SHAH KHALID

Whose baby is Government Polytechnic College Pulwama?

Whose baby is Government Polytechnic College Pulwama?

In 2012 academic session, the NC-Congress coalition Government had given a nod for setting up of Government Polytechnic Engineering Colleges in every district. The Jammu & Kashmir Board of Professional Entrance Examination (JK-BOPEE) being a competitive authority, conducted the entrance examination for filling up the intake capacity of seats in all such polytechnic colleges. During […]

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Magnificent mathematics as a sum of global mathematical efforts

Magnificent mathematics as a sum of global mathematical efforts

Mathematics is something which not only has the highest relevance to our day to day life but influences all businesses and interferes every aspect of our universe in one or the other way. For an ordinary man, it is counting, measurement architecture and the knowledge guiding an individual as how to logically perform a given […]

 Dr. Tasaduk Hussain Itoo

New political leadership is key to re-imagine State Politics

New political leadership is key to re-imagine State Politics

Understanding conflict is important for both instrumental and intrinsic reasons in formulating an effective state policy to address it. Instrumentally, we need to understand the processes by which violent conflict breaks out because destructive conflict have impact on socio- political, cultural, ethnic and economic integrity of the state. Moreover, the physical, economic, and psychological insecurity […]

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Kashmiri Sufism, Islam and Hinduism

Kashmiri Sufism, Islam and Hinduism

Kashmiriyat is a Prototype for Hindustaniyat - II

Islam and Hinduism – spiritual symbiosis In order to fully appreciate the depth of Kashmiri Sufis’ commitment to both Islamic and pre-Islamic Buddhist and Vedantic ideas, it is necessary to study the perspective in which their interaction with the two great religions took place. Islam and Hinduism have lived together in this land for almost […]

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Kashmiri Sufism, Islam and Hinduism

Kashmiri Sufism, Islam and Hinduism

Kashmiriyat is a Prototype for Hindustaniyat - I

Abstract South Asian Islam finds its best expression in Kashmir’s Rishi-Sufi order and its precious gift known in the valley and beyond as Kashmiriyat, of which the Kashmiri people are justly proud. The defining features of Kashmiri Sufism are a belief in both the transcendence and immanence of God, respect for other religions, belief in […]

 Niloofar Qureshi

Killing ‘Mukhbirs’

Killing ‘Mukhbirs’

Though killings are commonplace in Kashmir, the abduction and murder of Ishrat Muneer Bhat on January 31 is particularly repulse because of two reasons; first, the 25 year old victim was a girl and second, the killers posted a video on social media in which a terrified Ishrat can be seen begging for mercy with […]

 Azad Hussain

There will always be issues, there will always be UNIONS!

There will always be issues, there will always be UNIONS!

Unionism, in all the professional fields, has a long history and importance when it comes to address the common issues faced by a workforce, employees, laborers’ etc. The employees usually have various issues pertaining to their service conditions and their rights,  which if challenged, are reclaimed by a singular voice i.e unions. Unions are largely […]

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Bureaucracy verses Judiciary

Bureaucracy verses Judiciary

By: Hakim Mohammad Ilyas The State Judiciary administers a common law system of legal jurisdiction, in which customs, precedents and legislation, all codify the law of the land. The judiciary interprets the Constitution as its final arbiter. It is its duty as mandated by the Constitution, to be its watchdog, by calling for scrutiny any […]

 Mushtaq Hurra

Teachers Haven’t Snatched Anything from You!

Teachers Haven’t Snatched Anything from You!

Last ten or twelve months have been very tumultuous for our school education department with the largest fraternity of erstwhile SSA teachers resorting to different modes of protests resulting in confrontations with authorities. The protests undoubtedly left scars on the face of our educational system which should be balmed, and teachers are the best people […]

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