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Mirwaiz Umer Farooq

Long Road To Reconciliation

May 08, 2015 Prem Shankar Jha

Modi Govt must reassure Pakistan that the purpose of forming a coalition with the PDP in J&K was not to cut Pakistan out of the search for a solution.

'We Hope To Make A Break From The Past'

Sep 20, 2010 Mirwaiz Umer Farooq

Hurriyat and JKLF on why they chose not to meet the all party delegation and laying down their 'shared commitments' for a 'meaningful process that guarantees results'.

The Stone Throwers

Mapping street violence: Who are the protestors? What are their aims? Who are their leaders? And what, if anything, can authorities do about the problem?

'Our Problem Cannot Be Resolved Under The Indian Constitution'

Nov 28, 2002 Tim Sebastian

Excerpts from Tim Sebastian's BBC HARDtalk interview with the Hurriyat leader who insists on the ''distinction between terrorism and a genuine freedom struggle'

'Not A Territorial Dispute'

In an interview to Aaj Tak, Mirwaiz Umer Farooq says Kashmir is a "complex" and "political" issue which has acquired religious dimensions and its solution could be found only by involving Kashmiris in talks.

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‘Laab’ In The Mountains

He would take his colour, brushes and canvas outside to paint and talk with his love. He would stand close to the window and paint, keeping an eye on his muse.

Graphic Novel

Play Us A Memory, Violin Man

They say the violin mimics the human sound. In his case, it was that of love, of longing. He didn’t know any other way of loving.

Chinki Sinha
Play Us A Memory, Violin Man


It’s Just Numbers, Love

Younger people do not have much progressive beliefs; a 2017 survey found that one-third of young people opposed inter-caste marriage.

Rukmini S.
It’s Just Numbers, Love


The Future of Universities: Can India Overcome The Digital Divide?

The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.

Jan 15, 2022 Saikat Majumdar

Super Immunity, Natural Vaccines, Covid Gods: A Desi Guide To Denying The Pandemic

Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.

Jan 08, 2022 Rakhi Bose

What Is The Future Of The Liberal Arts In Asia?

Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.

Jan 01, 2022 Saikat Majumdar

Nagaland To Lakhimpur Kheri: Rights, Regimes And Restitutions in Times Of Turbulence

The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.

Dec 28, 2021 Tanvir Aeijaz