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Mehbooba Version 2016: Challenges ahead

If Mehbooba Mufti becomes the first female chief minister of Jammu and Kashmir in 2016, what will she do? Junaid Kathju looks for answers   Despite her refusal, speculations hover around Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) President Mehbooba Mufti, making many to guess whether she would replace her father Mufti Mohammad Sayeed and become the first ever female Chief Minister of ... Read More »

Are you worried?

          Faisul Yaseen I have to finish my work today or else my boss will be furious. I will be in an awful situation if I lose my job. With a persistent war-like situation, the certainty of my future keeps disturbing. What about the forthcoming elections? Who would win? Will the elections make any difference at ... Read More »

Fare You Well

(Farah Deeba) Each year New Year comes wearing vibrant dress of new hopes, fresh faiths, novel confidences and new-fangled expectations. As it walks down the lane, it with its serene breath rejuvenates all that is dead and decaying. It brings smiles sealed across its lips that need a joy to open up. It prison terms the previous year in the ... Read More »

I feel guilty

Faisul Yaseen Guilt, the deadliest of all things, which can happen to you, snatches all your joys and erodes the desires you live with. You feel guilty of big blunders and you feel guilty for small mistakes you commit, consciously, unconsciously or subconsciously, intentionally or unintentionally. Read More »

The journey of Kashmiri student’s

Lone Bilal More than one thousand Kashmiri students every year leaving their motherland (Kashmir) for a better future, themissionplausibly starts from Kashmir ,the paradise  on earth, the valley of Sufis and saints, the  sparkling rivers and buzzing waterways, sleepy lakes, the splendid gardens the magnificent Chinar trees. The beautiful flowering meadows and snow-capped peaks, and some lush green plans make Kashmir a ... Read More »

BEING THE FIRST IN MY FAMILY

ULFAT ALI Indian Higher Education system is the 3rd largest in the world next to United States and China. Indian higher education has expanded at a fast pace by adding nearly 20,000 colleges and more than 8 million students in a decade from 2000-01 to 2010-11 (latest statistics on Indian higher education). As of 2011, India has 42 central universities, ... Read More »

The mangled political landscape of J & K

NYLA ALI KHAN The conception of a representative government that would enable the devolution of administrative responsibilities to districts and villages; a socialist system in which the state would control the means of production so as to ensure the fairest distribution of goods, power, and service to its members; the good of society would be considered a responsibility of the ... Read More »

Son, Not a Daughter: Our Own Eye of Prejudice

Farah Deeba A child of one’s own is a blessing better than all benedictions combined. It is a joy beyond expression yet the coming of a daughter is detested by everyone. With the development of new techniques in the field of technology, her landing on this land can be prevented at any stage. Her breaths remain under control and need ... Read More »

THERE IS A DIFFERENCE

Muhammad Ulfat Anjan Meet me friends, I’m a small school girl studying in a government primary school in my locality. I’m five years old and read in the first standard. I’ve an elder brother too who is a little older than me. He too reads in the first standard but in a private school. I’ve recently been admitted in my ... Read More »

Tipu Sultan’s Legacies can’t be belittled

www.civilserviceindia.com The controversy surrounding Tipu Sultan, the 18th century ruler of Mysore, has emerged in Karnataka. This happened over the state government’s decision to celebrate the ruler’s birth anniversary. The issue flared up when playwright Girish Karnad commented that Tipu would have enjoyed the status of Shivaji had he been a Hindu. He also remarked that Bengaluru’s international airport should ... Read More »