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Three Poems on Kashmir

By Ishrat Bashir
That their great-grand uncle was
pecked at by vultures, unattended!
That the people of their mother were
Buried live in the waters of Keta Kol.

Is the Judiciary in India Independent Anymore?: A Review of 2019

By Shuma Talukdar
This is high time for the apex court to rise up and realise its constitutional obligations rather than just follow the manifesto of the political party leading the current coalition government at the centre. It should realise that it is the guardian of our constitution and the highest authority for protecting the rights and liberties of every individual in the country and for upholding the value of the rule of law.  

Early Marriage, Adolescent Pregnancies, and Patriarchy in India

By Jagriti Gangopadhyay
Unless sons and daughters both receive equal access and opportunities within the household, patriarchal structures will continue adolescent girls into marriage. With constant debates around equal pay, inclusive work environment for women, rise of single mothers, the Government of India should pay serious attention to adolescent pregnancy rates in India.

Kashmir and the Mask of Indian Liberals

By Faisal Rather
What makes Roy different from most Indian Liberals is this honest and non-patronizing attitude. While most of them “support” Kashmir with a silly patronizing tune, she is unique in her unconditional and unapologetic support.

Why is India afraid of mediation in Kashmir conflict?

By Aijaz Ahmad Turrey
India has maintained its opposition to third-party mediation in solving the Kashmir dispute, despite India getting offers from several nations and leaders including the South African President Nelson Mandela, UN Chief Antonio Guterres, the Norwegian Prime Minister, Erna Solberg, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi, Saudi Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Adel Al-Jubeir and more recently the US President Donald Trump.