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
Silently Similar

Changing masters and the political geographies have not altered one routine, the summer tensions. Masood Hussain reports the peak crises…

Conflict
That Televised War

It has been 17 years since India and Pakistan fought a ‘localized’ war over the hills between Zoji La and…

Conflict
The Gilgit Rebel

From Gilgit to Kupwara, Srinagar to Jammu and eventually from Muzaffarabad to London, Amanullah Khan Astori lived an eventful life…

History
Over to Professor

After he was barred from teaching in 1986, the disgruntled Prof Abdul Gani Bhat began lecturing on politics in a…

Elections
Battleground Amira Kadal

Being central to Kashmir and to the governance structure, Amira Kadal was always in limelight. That is perhaps why all…

Elections
The Big Jama’at

Had Jama’at-e-Islami not offered its resource base and the vast organizational skeleton, MUF might not had been as important as…

Elections
D-Day: March 23, 1987

Muslim United Front had worked more on road-shows using the raw emotion of people and not on the process of…

Elections
Ghulam Mohammad Mir

Ghulam Mohammad Mir (September 21, 1949 – December 16, 1993) A man, who jumped into politics, contested an election unsuccessfully…

Elections
Crisis Manager!

He literally kept Jama’at-e-Islami alive after its entire leadership was jailed post-1987 state assembly results. Mohammad Raafi talks to Mohammad…

Elections
Assassinated

After a new situation took over Kashmir within a year after the March 1987 elections, many players from the unionist…

Elections
Mohammad Sultan Bhat

Mohammad Sultan Bhat (May 27, 1945 – August 13, 1996) A Jama’at-e-Islami (JeI) worker since he was 15 years old, Mohammad…

Elections
Dateline 1987

What happened on March 23, 1987 in Kashmir is even missing from newspaper archives. Shakir Mir painstakingly swifts through whatever…

Elections
Rigging, Where?

For the last more than two decades, almost everybody is accusing National Conference of resorting to rigging to retain power.…

Briefing
Briefing

MUF Gains MUF had contested 40 segments, all in Kashmir. It won Islamabad (Mohammad Sayeed Shah), Kulgam (Abdul Razak Mir),…

Editorial
Letter From The Editor

With your support, we have completed seven years of uninterrupted publication. We have maintained the tradition of dedicating the anniversary…

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