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School of Defection

With assembly active and no government in place, various politicians are attempting to get power and are keenly exploring the…

Quit Kashmir Movement 1946

Four years after Congress launched Quit India Movement, Sheikh Abdullah announced Quit Kashmir on May 15, 1946. It triggered massive…

Historian Hasan Shah

One of Kashmir’s reputed chroniclers of his time, Pir Hasan Shah Khoihami (1832-98), had taken pains in collecting various documents…

Understanding Kashmiri

The only Englishman who is more famous in Kashmir than the UK is Sir Walter R Lawrence, the man who’s…

Kandahar’s Qizilbash

From Kashmir’s first matriculate in the late nineteenth century to the poet of ‘A Country Without A Post Office’, the…

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