The Resentment Persists in Kashmir


http://www.foreignpolicyjournal.com/2010/08/10/the-resentment-persists-in-kashmir/ Recently I was asked by one friend of mine who works as a reporter in a ‘reputed’ regional Telugu daily, the reasons for ‘gun culture’ and ‘stone pelting culture’ in the Indian administered Kashmir valley. “Why is it that people of Kashmir don’t peacefully complain about their problems to the government?” I replied to […]

Indian Bollywood and Muslim subject


Identity is performatively constituted by very expressions that are said to be its results- Judith Butler There is a proverb in Arabic “Al Tikrar Biallem il Hmar” (By repetition even the donkey learns). The depiction of Muslims by far and widely circulated media as ‘Cultural Other” has become a conventional and legitimized practice to engage […]

Emergence of Kashmiri Nationalism


inputs by Feroz Rather  The ongoing commotion in the valley is an embodiment of the fragile nature of Kashmir issue. India’s status quo approach on Kashmir issue is paving the way for disenchantment among the people of Jammu and Kashmir thereby giving rise to unrest in the valley. The land transfer issue which has generated […]