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History
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…

History
Teing’s Last Secret

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

History
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…

Books
Women In Kashmir Tehreek

After centuries of suppression when Kashmir launched its struggle to regain the life of dignity and honour, it was…

History
Silently Similar

Changing masters and the political geographies have not altered one routine, the summer tensions. Masood Hussain reports the peak crises…

Diplomacy
That Televised War

It has been 17 years since India and Pakistan fought a ‘localized’ war over the hills between Zoji La and…

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