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Posts from the ‘Kashmir’ category

For our tomorrow

By Sutapa Basu
Capture of Tololing Knoll on19 June, 1999 was the first victory of the Indian Army and has gone into history as the turning point of the Kargil war.

Five Poems

By Ajmal Khan
This time,
When my Mobile phone rang
They understood
I am a Dalit.

No ‘Kashmir’ in India: A Film Festival Vandalized in Hyderabad

By Abu Saleh
The opening day of the festival was at the L V Prasad Preview Theatre. Before the inaugural session, around forty people gathered one by one and started shouting. At first they broke the entrance door panels, windowpanes, one TV screen and began to throw flower vases. They went inside the projector room, damaged some of the old film reels of the institute/distributor (LVP).

Book Review: Basharat Peer’s Curfewed Night

By Shaik Zakeer Hussain
Basharat Peer’s Curfewed Night (2010) is an intensely passionate memoir about the struggle for freedom and justice inpeer what one former U.S president described as the ‘world’s most dangerous place.’ The story of Kashmir is set against the backdrop of Peer’s life and his life is interwoven with the melancholy of his homeland and its inhabitants.

The Polemics of Truth

By Ria De & Achuth Ajit
We also condemn the administration for not ensuring student safety against police. Some students, staying off campus were visited and questioned by members of the police in the early hours of the day. The lack of an official search warrant did not stop them from searching students’ premises.