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Mehbooba Mufti’s double-speak

Occupied Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti is not a rebel by temperament, but what is happening in her state now seems to be beyond her patience. Reacting to the arrests…

Mufti’s cosmetic compassion

The Jammu and Kashmir chief minister, Mehbooba Mufti, is back! Once again, she is wallowing publicly, displaying her puffy and syrupy eyes. Wailing to the rolling cameras of her propaganda…

Mehbooba And The BJP

Mehbooba and the BJP

The ruthless use of power can prolong armed occupation but it cannot win the hearts and minds of the people. This is the lesson to be drawn from the lukewarm…

Post-Mufti Kashmir

Post-Mufti Kashmir

The president of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) Mehbooba Mufti Sayeed, deserves sympathy in her bereavement, on the death of her father chief minister Mufti Mohammed Sayeed. He owed his…

Kashmir: what’s next?

By upholding the decisions of the BJP-led government – which include the abrogation of Article 370, the division of Occupied Kashmir into two parts, and the removal of its statehood…

Abandoned Kashmir

The Jammu and Kashmir region was already under the illegal occupation of India when on August 5, 2019 it was stripped of its autonomy granted under Article 370 of the…

Reversing Article 370

The Supreme Court of India, under the leadership of Chief Justice DY Chandrachud, has commenced daily hearings on petitions concerning the legality of the BJP government’s decision to revoke the…

Godse’s India

The ethereal beauty of the Kashmir valley is being assaulted by the ugliness of Indian depredations on human rights and international law fronts in the disputed territory. The disputed status…

Saving Yasin Malik

The life imprisonment sentence given to Yasin Malik by an Indian court has brought the Kashmir conflict back into the international spotlight. The sentence has renewed the Kashmiris' political aspirations…

Criminalizing dissent in Kashmir

Since the revocation of Article 370 of the Indian constitution three years ago on August 5, 2019, Indian-held Jammu and Kashmir has become a land where the silence of graveyards,…