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Showkat A. Motta

Articles by Showkat A. Motta

No More Prime Cuts

No More Prime Cuts

Sep 28, 2015 Showkat A. Motta

The HC ban on beef unites Valley against ‘Hinduisation of Kashmir’

Deep Throat

Deep Throat

Sep 14, 2015 Showkat A. Motta

A regular column on the essential buzz

Deep Throat

Deep Throat

Aug 03, 2015 Showkat A. Motta

A regular column on the essential buzz

Deep Throat

Deep Throat

Jul 13, 2015 Showkat A. Motta

A regular column on the essential buzz

“In Kashmir, If A Road Is Macadamised They Call It Development”

“In Kashmir, If A Road Is Macadamised They Call It Development”

Jun 01, 2015 Showkat A. Motta

Voices from Kashmir on how Modi's pre-election secular image has taken a hammering.

No More Exit Signs

No More Exit Signs

May 25, 2015 Showkat A. Motta

Kashmir was incensed with India, but wasn’t up for an armed rebellion

No Writing In The Margins

No Writing In The Margins

May 04, 2015 Showkat A. Motta

Dodgy mainland institutes feed on a special scholarship scheme aimed at weaning Kashmiri youth from trouble

The View From The Cell

The View From The Cell

Mar 23, 2015 Showkat A. Motta

The ‘ordinary’ release of separatist Masarat Alam is the latest to strain PDP-BJP ties in the Valley

Then They Entered The Valley

Then They Entered The Valley

Nov 24, 2014 Showkat A. Motta

Can the BJP do the impossible in the J&K elections, will inner contradictions do it in?

A Lotus In The Lake?

A Lotus In The Lake?

Sep 08, 2014 Showkat A. Motta

The BJP’s aggressive plans for Kashmir’s assembly polls startles NC and PDP, puts people on guard

Home Isn’t A Ghetto

Home Isn’t A Ghetto

Aug 11, 2014 Showkat A. Motta

Kashmir rejects NDA ‘charity’ of rehabilitating displaced Pandits in separate enclaves

No Articleship

No Articleship

Jun 09, 2014 Showkat A. Motta

Revoking Art 370, even talk of it, will be a costly mistake for BJP

Justice Interred

Justice Interred

Feb 10, 2014 Showkat A. Motta

The army lets down the Kashmiris again

The Referendum Vote: Yes

The Referendum Vote: Yes

Jan 20, 2014 Showkat A. Motta

A ruined economy, endemic corruption make Kashmiris yearn for a cleansing agent like AAP

Ubaid Taj Beig, Srinagar

Ubaid Taj Beig, Srinagar

Nov 04, 2013 Showkat A. Motta INTERVIEWS Ubaid Taj Beig

Born September 6, 1995

Batons Not Allowed

Batons Not Allowed

Sep 09, 2013 Showkat A. Motta

Valley jangled over Zubin Mehta concert

Jigsaw In Shrapnel

Jigsaw In Shrapnel

Apr 08, 2013 Showkat A. Motta

The Delhi-J&K police row over Liaqat Shah can hurt the rehabilitation of ex-militants

Sense Of An Ending

Sense Of An Ending

Feb 25, 2013 Showkat A. Motta

The fate of Kashmir’s trust in India is writ. Death by asphyxiation?

Band On The Run

Band On The Run

Feb 18, 2013 Showkat A. Motta

A young girl band sacrifices talent and ambition to a mufti’s fatwa

Hanging, In The Balance

Hanging, In The Balance

Dec 03, 2012 Saba Naqvi

Closure for 26/11, or a crucial terror link smothered? Kasab was an easy point to score, not so others like...