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Kashmir has been written about for centuries. Off late, owing to the peculiar situation Kashmir is in, almost every south Asian scholar has written a book on Kashmir. This section offers detailed reviews of the Jammu and Kashmir related books, interviews and profiles of the authors, besides, vital excerpts from the books written recently and in past.

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Kara Galwan Story

At the heart of the stand-off between the Indian and Chinese Army are two spots – the Galwan River and…

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A Pandemic, A Lesson

Slovenian philosopher sees the Covid-19 pandemic as an intellectual malaise that has exposed “the ultimate abyss of our being” and…

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5 Stages of Epidemic

by Slavoj Zizek Maybe we can learn something about our reactions to the Coronavirus epidemics from Elisabeth Kübler-Ross who, in…

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Understanding The Virus

With an estimated 100 million types and so abundant that all the life forms put together, the viruses were discovered…

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Witnessing The 1990 Crisis

Moosa Raza took over as Jammu and Kashmir’s Chief Secretary at a time when Kashmir was changing fast. His memoir…

Books A photograph of 1920 shows the Kashmiri professionals taking the tourists to Gulmarg in palkis.
1853: A Tourist On Foot

An unknown Englishman has penned in his peculiar language his long trek from Shimla to Srinagar via Tibet on foot…

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MANKIND’S KASHMIR ARRIVAL

 Kashmir is one of the few locations across South Asia that still retains tell-tale details of the pre-historic settlements starting…

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Ganais Of Lahore

In TahreekAqwam Kashmir [A History of the People of Kashmir] (1934), journalist and historian Munshi Muhammad Din Fauq has provided…

Books Book launch of Rage and Reason
A Transitional Tale

After growing up in the shadows of the gun, journalist Gowhar Geelani details the transition that it brought in the…

Books A November 1949 photograph showing Sheikh Mohammad Abdullah, Prime Minister of J&K, ploughing in a field as part of his ‘Grow More Food programme’.
Costly Land Reforms

In the history of Kashmir, land to tiller is the biggest intervention that lacks parallels. But these proved very costly…

Books Aijaz Ashraf Wani Whither Governance? Kashmir
Whither Governance?

A young academic has revisited the state of governance in Jammu and Kashmir between 1948 and 1989 and attempted to…

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