Browsing: History

This section offers detailed reportage and the analysis of key historical developments of the state of Jammu and Kashmir. It includes the economy, the politics, health and the trends in society in historical context and profiles the characters who dominated these developments. This section is usually featuring experts in the field of history.

History The bus stand in Kupwara where this gruesome incident took place
Unhealed Wounds

Nearly 19 years after 27 civilians were shot dead for observing shutdown on January 26 in Kupwara town, the perpetrators…

History
Mysteries of Hathiwara

Situated on the banks of Jehlum river, the villagers of a small hamlet in south Kashmir have grown up making…

History Khanqah at Pampore. KL Image: Bilal Bahadur
Vandalizing Heritage

A senseless human intervention is threatening the existence of a 16th century heritage structure in saffron town of Pampore. The…

Conflict Parried Peacemakers
Parried Peacemakers

In the heightened tensions between India and Pakistan on the LoC, the United Nations Military Observers Group for India and…

History Mujahid Manzil
The Story of MUJAHID MANZIL

Once a monument of resistance against Dogra regime, Mujahid Manzil was soon taken over by National Conference. As Kashmir erupted…

Culture
Heritage Demolished?

The twin-road project to expand the narrow arterial network of roads in old city has altered the demography of the…

History Live encounter -- Photo:Bilal Bahadur.
Mistaken Identity

Last week, two soldiers were killed and three others injured at Chittergam on the outskirts of Srinagar when a fellow…

History
In Good Faith

by R S Gull Ever since its transition to Islam, Kashmir has remained very sensitive toward what is being talked…

Conflict IC 814 Air India Aircraft Hijacked
The Kandahar Daand

Many years after the accused in the sensational hijacking of an Air India aircraft from Kathmandu in 1999 to Kandahar…

History
The Raj Bhawan Man

Wali Mohammad who has served five governors in J&K is a living history of one of the most powerful institution…

Conflict
PARTISAN JUSTICE

The recent Supreme Court judgment on the Pathribal faked encounter case may take all such cases, involving armed forces personnel…

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