An examination of 100 cases in which Kashmiri youth were detained under the draconian PSA following the death of Hizb-ul-Mujahideen Commander Burhan Wani reveals that both the state executive and the judiciary are complicit in perpetuating this “lawless law.”
The killing of eighteen-year-old Adil Ahmad Yadoo after an armed forces vehicle mowed him down in Srinagar has left his already impoverished family in deep shock and uncertain for the life ahead. Bilal Ahmad's photo story captures some of the profound elements of a family in grief.
In this reflective essay, Mohammad Tahir presents an interesting understanding of the Kashmiri expression Dolmut by examining a recent literary broil between a Kashmiri author, his followers and his critics and through personal anecdotes of the use of the word in varied situations and contexts.
Ishfaq Hussain Malik reflects on the controversy surrounding Jinnah's portrait in AMU to explain the state of politics in India. He explains the role the Right wing and associated organisations play in othering the Muslims in India, and how, in the AMU controversy, mainstream media played along the narrative.