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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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The Courage of Choice

Doctors Girija Dhar and Syed Naseer Ahmad Shah was one of Kashmir’s most talked because they retained their faiths after…

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Inking An Accord

The intellectual Congressman Jairam Ramesh, when not in power, writes books. His sixth book in four years is about P…

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Re-engaging With History

Congress set up a committee to read Prof Saifuddin Soz’s book as its release triggered a sort of crisis on…

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An Undelivered Gift

by Saifuddin Soz Syed Shujaat Bukhari came to meet me, two days before he was killed. When we met it…

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Do Not Wait For UN

Academic Prof Saifuddin Soz has been in politics for a long time. Basically, from NC, he joined Congress and became…

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Recreating Satisar

Ayaz Rasool Nazki’s novel is something that can be read with all the loud guffaws but it pains if one…

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Communalism A Chronology

The Hindu Right has evolved its own distinction in narrating and understanding history, especially of Kashmir. In the last of…

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J&K: Evolution of Communalism

The Hindu Right has evolved its own distinction in narrating and understanding history, especially of Kashmir. As efforts are underway…

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Taking Quran to Dogras’

Amid tensions across J&K, there is one great development: the Quran is finally having a Dogri translation and it will…

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Trek to Yarkand

In July 1846, almost four months after British sold Kashmir to Gulab Singh, a Kashmiri nobleman Ahmed Shah Nakshahbandi submitted…

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Untouchability Reforms in J&K

A BJP lawmaker funding upper caste crematoriums and more recently the Jammu University faculty getting invitations with their category mentioned…

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An ‘Outsider’ Account

Within a year after her retirement, IAS officer Sonali Kumar came out with a book that seemingly attempts strengthening a…

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