The Nipah test

The outbreak of the deadly Nipah virus around Kozhikode, Kerala, is a test of India’s capacity to respond to public health emergencies. In 2018, the World Health Organisation listed... Read more »

Border migrants still suffering, migration no permanent answer

Jammu and Kashmir is facing numerous problems. And despite current BJP-led NDA regime in New Delhi making all possible attempts to address them, there are still issues which need... Read more »

Miles to go, more reforms needed in personal laws

Supreme Court verdict setting aside triple talaq is a welcome step forward in the Muslim women’s struggle for gender justice. This is a beginning in the right direction. But... Read more »

J&K govt’s silence puts BJP in trouble in Jammu region

Jammu and Kashmir government’s silence over the resolution passed by the legislative council for declaring September 23 as gazetted holiday speaks in volumes about how callous is the approach... Read more »

Not India; Pak hostile on LOC, IB; CM’s focus should be governance, PM Narendra Modi knows how to tame rouge Pakistan

Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti is right in seeking an end to hostilities between India and Pakistan on borders and saying that it is people of Jammu and Kashmir who... Read more »

PM Modi, make defaulters pay

What is needed is to check forensically each such loan to ascertain all facts. As Prime Minister, Narendra Modi has made consequential alterations to traditional policies, the most important... Read more »

POK cannot be ignored, dedicated policy must for getting it back

Public conversation on Pakistan Occupied Kashmir (PoK) within India is uninformed and pessimistic. It is a stark reality that there is inadequate academic focus on PoK in India. This... Read more »

Why disclaiming Pakistan occupied Kashmir is not prudent?

Former Jammu & Kashmir Chief Minister Farooq Abdullah recently raised a furore by stating: “I tell them in plain terms– not only the people of India, but also to... Read more »
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