under J&K

It was in 1953 that Kashmir’s estrangement from the Indian Union began. Blame it on Nehru

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12 Nov 2014 | BY Sumantra Bose

A rare photograph of Jawaharlal Nehru at the Dal Lake in Srinagar. Sati Sahni, who shot this photograph, kept his promise to Nehru not to publish any of the candid photos he shot of him during his lifetime. After Nehru’s death, Sahni extended the embargo to his own lifetime. Sahni’s family published Nehru’s Kashmir, a book based on those photographs, only later0

12 Nov 2014 | BY SATI SAHNI/NEHRU’S KASHMIR

The Union minister’s comment that animal slaughter was funding terrorism is as preposterous as it is opportunistic

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16 Sep 2014 | BY Divya Guha

A decorated Army officer who has served on the Line of Control, speaks to Open on the politics over dead Indian soldiers in J&K.

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15 Aug 2013 | BY Vrinda Gopinath

Abdul Ahad Jan, who flung a shoe at J&K Chief Minister Omar Abdullah, is believed to be like many other shoe-throwers—sane and honest.

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20 Aug 2010 | BY Rahul Pandita

They are on the prowl along J&K’s dividing line. Militants lie in wait for a chance to sneak in and wreak havoc during the Commonwealth Games in Delhi.

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27 May 2010 | BY Rahul Pandita

India’s northernmost state is in turmoil again. Is Omar Abdullah really in charge?

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16 Jul 2009 | BY Rahul Pandita

From the relative sanctuary of our daily lives, this would seem like war. But for the average Kashmiri, it is just another day

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12 Jul 2009

This mother’s wait for her son began one Saturday evening in 1990. “That day, my bulbul just flew away,” she says.

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12 Jul 2009

In Kashmir, the tragedy-stricken will vote only if it helps deal with their acute sense of loss

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30 May 2009 | BY Rahul Pandita
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