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Secretariat Gossip
‘What Is This Bloody Happening Here?’
The last cabinet meeting that had quite a bit of agenda and was too long. Even though nothing much had been decided, a lot had still happened. The tourism minister Rigzin Jora had set the ball rolling by resorting to his peculiar style of communication – ‘what the bloody is happening here?’

Leela Karan Sharma

RSS old man in JK, Leela Karan Sharma, who dominated the news for most of last summer has joined formal politics. A practising lawyer, 68-year-old Sharma is now the BJP candidate for the forthcoming Lok Sabha polls for Jammu seat.

Unemployment Blues

by Zamir Ahmad  Those who do not remember their mistakes are condemned to repeat them – is a much-quoted adage.…

In search of my muse

Arshid MalikI have been waiting for a long, long time now. I am not able to sleep, eat or drink…

At the end of the road

Arshid MalikThere is a wide, very wide hiatus between the East and the West. Certain differences are well spoken for,…

Out of rhyme but not reason

Arshid Malik Kashmir valley and its people have been going through difficult times for long now. Our society altogether is…

It is the heat

Arshid Malik   I love children and like to spend time with them. Whenever I am with children I try to…

Hot heads & cold hearts

Tarique A Bhat  No recent or ongoing unrest in North, South and Central Kashmir has received much attention in the…

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