Kathua Judgement: Justice for Asifa, but we need to introspect more

6 out the 7 accused in the Kathua rape-murder case of an 8 year old little girl have been convicted. The special court has convicted the 6 accused including Sanjhi Ram (the mastermind), Deepak Kahjuria, Surinder Verma, Pravesh Doshi, Tilak Raj and Anand Dutta Verma. The Kathua rape-murder case was unique in many aspects. A […]

Nazaria – Book 3: Story of Kashmir

“Agar firdaus bar roo-e zameen ast, Hameen ast-o hameen ast-o hameen ast.” Amir Khusro very famously wrote about Kashmir, that if there is Heaven on Earth anywhere, it definitely is in Kashmir. But is it really so? Is Kashmir really the Heaven that we all want to go to? Kashmir has been struggling for a […]

Hate will lose … Love will always Triumph in the end.

Here is a heartwarming story for you. By Darshan Mondkar 27 years ago, Roshan Lal Mawa was attacked in his shop. A pistol borne young boy had pumped four bullets into him, as he stood in his shop in Gada Kocha, Kashmir. Roshan Lal Mawa fled Kashmir to go to Delhi and settle down there. […]

No One Man’s Terrorist is not another Man’s Freedom Fighter

“One Man’s Terrorist is another Man’s Freedom Fighter” By Darshan Mondkar This is an often used term which is brandished usually as a justification of a Terrorist attack. And I cant even begin to tell you how wrong this is. There is a classic difference between a Terrorist and Freedom Fighter. Though both are fighting […]

Modi & Teaching the terrorist a lesson

The funniest thing I have seen on WhatsApp group is Bhakts crooning how Modi is exactly the person whom we need to “Take Care of Pakistan” According to them it is only Modi who will be able to respond to this current terrorist attack and put “Pakistan in their place” and “Teach the Terrorists a […]

Thank you CRPF

The social media warriors are busy spreading the message of hate and alienating Kashmiris even more. The politicians are busy milking this incident for mileage in the upcoming elections. The mobsters are going around terrorizing helpless Kashmiris in various parts of India. At such a time the gesture of CRPF, of putting up a helpline […]

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A Tale of two Young Men

by Aditya Vikram That day , I woke up at 11 , by that time he had been frisked multiple times at check posts. I had lunch at the time of supper , by that time he had heard of a crackdown in the neighborhood. One of his football mates was arrested , ended up […]