Is Kashmir Not Even That Big?
In my last post I explained how Kashmir is a small area of J&K, holding the whole state and region to ransom. I explained that Kashmir valley is about 6,000 square miles in area. It is indisputable that Muslims are a majority in J&K, but the separatist Muslims are concentrated in a fraction of the […]
Kashmir Is Too Small For Azadi
[हिंदी में पढ़ने के लिए यहाँ क्लिक करें] Headline on CNN about Leh floods: Death toll from Kashmir flooding rises to 112 Correction: Leh is not in Kashmir. There was no flooding in Kashmir. A Vaishno Devi Pilgrim: I just returned from Kashmir. Things are peaceful there. Correction: Jammu is not in Kashmir. There is […]
Arguing About Kashmir
Even though Kashmir is lost to our community (the Kashmiri Hindu community), it is impossible for people of our generation not to get riled up when the issue of Kashmir comes up. A detailed post on Kashmir has been on my mind for a long time, but numerous resolutions for this blog’s upkeep have resulted […]
Dr. Shah Faesal from Kupwara tops Indian Civil Service Exam
Got this news from Twitter. @FreeKashmir reported that Dr. Shah Faesal from Kashmir topped the IAS, and was complaining that “the news didn’t make it to the Indian media”. It would indeed have been surprising and disgusting if Indian media had ignored this, so I immediately googled the topic, and there it was — on […]
Kashmir's War with Plastic Bags
While reading the e-paper edition of Greater Kashmir (a daily newspaper published from Srinagar, Kashmir) today, I saw an interesting front page advertizement from Srinagar Municipal Corporation.
Farah Pandith, the Kashmir Connection
News! Now US State Department has an office of Special Representative to Muslim Communities (SRMC), and Hillary Clinton has appointed Farah Pandith as its head. So, who is Farah Pandith? According to the State Department press release, Pandith, a Muslim, immigrated to the United States with her parents from Srinagar, India. She has said that […]