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OBTIUARY
Sensing Sinha

Of the few governor’s who have had game-changing stints in Kashmir, SK Sinha was among the toppers. A few days…

OBTIUARY
A Life Less Ordinary 

Peerzada Ghulam Jeelani  (1925 – 2016)   By Shams Irfan  Two years back, on a hot June afternoon, I finally…

OBTIUARY
Pandit Shamboo Nath Sopori

Pandit Shamboo Nath Sopori Master Musician Pandit Shamboo Nath Sopori passed away last Wednesday afternoon at his residence in Delhi.…

Elections
Abdul Razak Mir (Bachru)

Abdul Razak Mir (Bachru) (1928-1996) When Abdul Razak Mir (Bachru), who fought on MUF ticket from Kulgam, would attract huge…

Elections
Mohammad Ismail Bhat

Mohammad Ismail Bhat (1945 – October 5, 1994) When Jama’at-e-Islami (JeI) finally decided to fight 1987 elections as part 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
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…

OBTIUARY
The Last Journey

By Shakir Mir The bed-ridden J&K’s chief minister in Delhi’s AIIMS perhaps fuelled the rumour mills like never before in…

Discourse
Baptised By Fire

Sheikh Qayoom Mufti Muhammad Sayeed, the grand old man of Kashmir’s politics has left behind a political legacy which is…

Governance
Kashmir’s Babu

Before passing recently at 73, Ashok Jaitly was someone who understood pulse of Kashmir and was its de-facto ruler during…