OP-ED articles

Remembering Abdul Gani Lone

By Mohammad Altaf Kumhar The founder of Peoples conference Abdul Ghani Lone was born in Dard Harr village of Kupwara district on the June 5 1932. He completed his LLB degree from Aligarh

Kashmiri Leadership & Paths to Resistance

By Dr Ghulam Nabi Fai Nel Noddings, eminent American educationalist wrote in Peace Education: How We Come to Love and Hate War that “Gandhi, convinced of the power of Satyagraha, suggested that it

Kashmir: The Children of Conflict

By Zahid Mushtaq In the contemporary world, human resource assumes greater importance than the economic and natural resources. A developed and skilled human resource changes the very fortune of a nation. The responsibility

Modi’s Kashmir Policy?

By Sushil Aaron Kashmir has been on the boil since last July when security forces shot protesting civilians heading to the funeral of Burhan Wani, a Hizbul Mujahideen militant – setting off a

A stitch in time saves nine

By: Tariq Rather Where there is a will, there is a way, is the famous saying that fits for doing something against traditions and routine. Voluntarily working for a cause, without any remuneration

RTI @ Eight: A Review

by Er Irfan Banka On March 20, 2017, the Jammu & Kashmir Right to Information Act 2009 completes its eighth year of enactment. 20th of March 2017 is hence being celebrated as RTI

Handle the Mess

Sajad-ul-Haq Lone Economic development and disparities it creates globally are the issues confronted by the policy makers. These issues are emanating and giving way to new issues and challenges like a never ending

Parameters of Innocence

By Khalid Fayaz By In 1997, in our village in Islamabad, a Hizbul Mujahideen (HM) commander was martyred by BSF. A year later, the same commander’s cousin was martyred by HM for hugging

Shariati on Iqbal

Ajaz Lone Dr Allama Iqbal is one of the pioneers of contemporary Islamic resurgence. Hundreds of books have been written on Iqbal’s thought in all major languages. Although Allama used both Urdu and