OPINION

 OPINION

Choking Roads means Choking Freedom!

Choking Roads means Choking Freedom!

By: Mudasir Ahmad Gori The decision to stop the civilian traffic on national highway on Wednesday and Sunday in view of the large movement of security forces has sent shock waves among the general masses. It has really upset the people of Kashmir and the tall claims of democracy have been exposed by this decision […]

 OPINION

Do Political Parties obey their Party Manifesto?

Do Political Parties obey their Party Manifesto?

By: SHABIR AHMAD With the commencement of general elections, each political party comes with a new Election Manifesto in order to influence the electorates and promises to work according to the checklist if voted to power. But do they really follow and obey their Manifesto’s? I am sure we all have the answer to this […]

 KI News

THE BATTLE FOR LS SEAT IN NORTH KASHMIR

THE BATTLE FOR LS SEAT IN NORTH KASHMIR

The polling date for Baramulla (North Kashmir) Lok Sabha parliamentary seat draws close and the focus has shifted to this LS constituency which is politically the most active sub region of Kashmir valley. Candidates from all the major political parties including National Conference (NC), PDP, People’s Conference (PC) are contesting on the seat and the […]

 OPINION

Ambitions are affordable for Asia and the Pacific

Ambitions are affordable for Asia and the Pacific

BY: Armida Salsiah Alisjahbana Three years of implementation of the transformative 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development in Asia and the Pacific shows the region has some catching up to do. Despite much progress, the region is not on track to reach the 17 Sustainable Development Goals set out in the United Nations 2030 Agenda for […]

 OPINION

Women in Conflict....

Women in Conflict....

By: Mir Abass Throughout history, women have often been targeted in wartime with violence, especially sexual violence that is usually used as a war tool in most of the conflicts around the world.  They have also been excluded from conflict prevention and resolution efforts and despite increased awareness and mobilization at the local and international […]

 OPINION

Defeating the Manifesto of hate and crime!

Defeating the Manifesto of hate and crime!

By: Parvaiz Ahmad Mir The attack on Muslims in New Zealand has shaken the conscience of the whole world. The white supremacist attacker who barged in the Mosques in Christchurch and massacred several people had uploaded a manifesto on internet besides going live when he was executed the planned killing of innocent Muslims. The manifesto […]

 Mushtaq Hurra

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 […]

 OPINION

In Gujarat- the Atal-Advani imagery might not be enough!

In Gujarat- the Atal-Advani imagery might not be enough!

By: R.K.MISRA Is Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, seeking to recreate the Atal-Advani visual imagery in governance by pitch forking Amit Shah as a replacement to the 91 year old BJP veteran from Gandhinagar lok sabha constituency? Prime Minister Modi has been relying greatly on symbolism, acronyms and visual imagery as a means of communication as […]

 OPINION

Bullet for Bullet will always result in someone getting killed!

Bullet for Bullet will always result in someone getting killed!

By: Tahir Mushtaq In 1987, rigged State elections gave rise to the insurgency which changed the state of Jammu and Kashmir forever and in the coming years and decades, people had to see and suffer as thousands of armed men died during violent fights between insurgents and the government forces while thousands of civilians also fell […]

 Niloofar Qureshi

‘Armed Struggle’ and ‘Self Determination’

‘Armed Struggle’ and ‘Self Determination’

The joint resistance leadership (JLR) of the Hurriyat has repeatedly been telling New Delhi that the Kashmir issue cannot be resolved by military means. However, it surprisingly doesn’t offer this sagacious advice to those who are waging an ‘armed struggle’ in Kashmir. Instead, with Hurriyat (G) chairman AS Geelani declaring that “We (Hurriyat) never denied or ignored the […]