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Theatrics at LoC

The barter trade allowed across LoC at two points – Uri and Poonch – has been plagued with problems right…

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Behind the Tiger

He donned a fake pistol and gave a blow to liquor trade and cinemas in Kashmir, a jolt from which…

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Emptied Lap

The turmoil has exacted a heavy toll on Kashmir. For each causality reported there is an unreported emptied lap. Shazia…

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MASTERS IN UNIFORM

The allegations that the army had resorted to taking Kashmiris on forced labour (Begaar) during the last two decades has…

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Home Calling!

As New Delhi debates its surrender policy and draws flak for calling back ‘militants’ from PaK, hardly anyone explains that…

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Bartering of a year

Started in a hurry, the trans-LoC trade had more hurdles than pedals. Despite government promises of sorting out modalities soon,…

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Home at last

Bashir Ahmad Balla crossed the line of control in 1990. A crippling accident left him with only one wish –…

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BLOCKADE AND AFTER

Last summer, as Kashmir rose to undo any future threat of economic blockade, traders seemed determined to regain control over…

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