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
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,…

Faith
Islam’s Kashmir Story

For nearly 300 years, Muslim conquerors from Baghdad and Turkey tried to overtake Kashmir, then a strong Hindu kingdom. Kashmir’s…

Faith
Covalent Bonds

Even after pricked and provoked by fringe elements time and again, Kashmir has upheld its tradition of communal harmony to…

Faith
Finding Kundalwan

Throughout last century, Kashmiri researchers had been trying to pinpoint the spot where the fourth Buddhist conference took place almost…

Faith
Faithful Gathering

With people flocking from different corners of Kashmir to sell their livestock, Srinagar’s Eidgah is a busy place before Eid-ul-Azha.…

Cover Story
Faith Survives

Released five years after the 2011 headcount, the religious tables reiterate J&K’s Muslim majority status. But what makes the statistics…

Business
The Cow Divide

For nearly 200 years, beef was a whisper and not the talk. Then, hearths would go up in flames with…

Faith
Sheltering Neighbours

When state offered Santosh Rs 1500 for reconstruction of her flood damaged house, she was devastated. But thanks to unknown…

Faith
Festive Longings

With the dawn of May 26 each year, Kashmiri Pandits massively date Kashmir by turning up for annual Kheerbhavani Mela.…

Cover Story
The Guardians

From once bustling households to dreaded torture centers and military camps, pandit properties in Kashmir have withstood time and politics. Bilal Handoo travels…

Conflict
Settling Controversy

As the government plans creating ‘composite’ townships for getting migrant Kashmiri Pandits back home, it has triggered lot of heat…

Crime
Judging the Victims!

Gulzar Peer’s acquittal shocked everybody including police. With fake Peer back behind bars and case listed in the High Court,…

Faith
#WhoIsMuhammad

As gunmen barged inside the office of French Magazine Charlie Hebdo and killed 12 people including the celebrated cartoonists known…

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