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Pulwama’s Martyrs Day

The follow up to 1931 upheavals in Kashmir are scattered and sketchy. Almost 500 people were killed across Kashmir in…

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Prelude to 35A

A God forsaken country, located deep into Himalayas, Kashmir would play host to anybody and everybody. Criminals, deserters, rebels and…

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1931, The pellet start

A public holiday, July 13 is a landmark day in the history of Kashmir that is being observed sincerely by…

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Lalla Rookh Debate

People talking about Kashmir are so ignorant about the place that they presume most of nearly seven million people inhabiting…

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Zainakote Conversion

Budshah found the karewa an ideal spot to oversee a bird abundant wetland, hunt and rest. Shahmiris gone, the garden…

Cover Story
Deconstructing Budshah

Kashmir’s medieval Sultan Zain-ul-Abideen was tolerant, secular, humane and lover of knowledge and art. He built Kashmir and faced challenges…

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Teing’s Last Secret

Does regular discoveries of artefacts and coins in Dalwan village point to a larger secret? Saima Bhat visits the place…

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Hari Singh’s legacy

by A G Noorani It is appropriate that Kashmir’s last Dogra ruler, Hari Singh, should be restored to favour by…

Books
A Statesman

In 1947, Kashmir was literally independent for many fortnights. After rumours about the major princely state joining India, there was…

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