Browsing: Faith

Detailed narratives about the diversity of religions and practices. This section has exhaustive reportage on the evolution and history of faiths and their interaction with the politics and the governance of the place.

Faith
A for Amarnath

In a situation dominated by a historic dip in tourist footfalls in Kashmir and Gau Rakhshaks managing mixed population areas…

Faith
A beautiful Edifice

The famous Imam Bargah of Budgam is blend of traditional Iranian and modern architecture. Aabid Hussain reports how the space…

Faith
A Mosque for all

Before a small misunderstanding over praying space between two communities could have escalated into a major crisis, someone came with…

Faith
Ramzan Times

Behind the visible economic slowdown, many things happen during the yearly month of fasting. Saima Bhat offers an idea about…

Faith
Cow Concerns

After police was forced to act against right wing cow vigilantes, a situation was created in Muslim majority Reasi’s main…

Cover Story
Faithfully Disowned

As the ruling bipolar grouping gets into second year of its version 2.0, tensions are increasing within the small Muslim…

Faith
Ravaged Rohingyas

For almost half a decade, hundreds of Rohingya Muslims are living in Jammu almost in pathetic state. Aakash Hassan visits…

Faith
Godman’s Goose

In a dusky Pulwama hamlet residents invited a faith-healer, rehabilitated him and created a huge asset base for a spiritual…

Faith
Spare The Faith

Masood Hussain After formally throwing open a bookstore in Dal lake in May, Chief Minister Ms Mehbooba Mufti made an…

Faith
Relic Resurgence

After remaining shrouded for centuries, an old city family stumbled upon the Prophet’s relics and rare manuscripts fundamental to Kashmir’s…

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…

Faith
Sarore Sorrow

The morning police raid on Gujjar hutments in Samba is not an isolated incident. Syed Asma talks to the community…

Faith
A Shariah Sultanate

Within decades of their rule when Muslims were still a minority, Shahmiri Sultans took the advice of their spiritual leaders…

Faith
Hindu Subjects, Muslim Rulers

As the internecine fighting between feudal lords and kings triggered an unending appetite for Turkish mercenaries, Muslims from the neighbourhood…

Faith
Kashmir’s Mlecch Era

Abortive takeover bids did not prevent the Muslim influences from impacting the Kashmir society. Long before Kashmir’s transition to Islam,…

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