Personality articles

David Kaye

David Kaye

  “The internet and telecommunications bans have the character of collective punishment,” David Kaye commented on Kashmir social media ban in a statement issued by United Nations Human Rights Commission which asked India

Sumantra Bose

Professor of International and Comparative Politics at the London School of Economics, Sumantra Bose is a ‘specialist’ studying and analysing ethnic and national conflicts and their managements. However his point of focus remains

Bharat Bhushan Vyas

As the Cabinet met on Friday in Jammu, chaired by Chief Minster Mehbooba Mufti, it was a major reshuffle in the administrative department of the state. In the thirty-one reshuffles the highest posting

Subramanian Swamy

Subramanian Swamy Subramanium Sawami is arguably one of the most vocal political figures in India’s current political scenario. He always makes newsy remarks on almost every issue ranging from political economy to religious

Dr Farooq Abdullah

When at the age of 78, Kashmir’s flamboyant politician Dr Farooq Abdullah lost his first ever election in 2014, he was almost written off from the political map of J&K. His loss coupled

Ali Mohammad Sofi

At a time when state government has already decided to reload its armoury with thousands of fresh hunting guns (pellet guns), a labourer named Ali Mohammad Sofi, 55, is making news for all

Traffic Cop

A recent video of a traffic cops asking for bribe is doing rounds on social media sites. But the incident is not an isolated one.  In the minute long video, seemingly shoot with

Touseef Mustafa

The picture of a sub-inspector trying to strangulate a senior photojournalist testifies what media persons have to go through in a place like Kashmir. The photojournalist in the picture was Touseef Mustafa, the

Mushtaq Ahmad Bhat

Witnessed by hundreds of awestruck passersby Mushtaq’s life came to an end in a very pathetic and painful way at Srinagar’s busy Budshah Chowk. Mushtaq, along with another person was repairing electric lines

Tanveer Hussain

Sports icons around the world do land up in crisis for one or the other reason. In icon-devoid Kashmir, however, they were embarrassing when politics started using them to create a new narrative.