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.

Governance
Ladakh in J&K

More than 178 years of losing its sovereignty in a ruthless invasion, many years before Kashmir was sold, Ladakh had…

Cover Story
Jamaat Jammed

As the Jamaat-e-Islami workers are imprisoned across Jammu and Kashmir after the party was banned by the Home Ministry, forcing…

Books
Sheikh and Plebiscite

Biography of Kashmir’s tallest leader Sheikh Mohammad Abdullah has certain references that M J Aslam failed to get a plausible…

Cover Story
Tral’s Gufkrals’

On the foothills of Tral is a maze of caves that is an established archaeological site offering details about the…

History
An Amir Memory

After reading two books, he gave up a lucrative teacher’s job, which was the lone source of his income to…

Cover Story
Those Dark Days

Barely married he was and the partition took place. After surviving the massacres at his Reasi home, Karimuddin and his…

History
Before Pathan Raids

A series of developments took place before and after the crucial three days between October 23 and 27, 1947, but…

History
Exiled By Hijack

In between the two high-profile hijackings of 1971 and 1999 involving Kashmir, there was one least reported and much less…

History Civil Secretariat
Between Red And Green

The right-wingers demolished Sheikh Abdullah’s ‘empire’ by taking their battle – Eak Vidhan, Eak Nishan, against the twin flags system…

Conflict
Summer Slaughter

In one year, it took Tahir Bhat eight visits to police station Vilgam to attempt getting even the basic information…

Conflict
A Withered Witness

Witness to the ups and downs in Shehr-e-Khas, Siddiq Sodaghar remembers all events between the Nala Mar filling to the…

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