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Radicalisation of the Kashmiri Mind

Cover Story

India is the enemy a generation is raging against in the Valley

Stories in this issue

Wolves In the Skin of Goats?

A form of "Islamic racism" – and I will explain this term, do stay with me – is being birthed by the Urdu press and Islamic clerics against Ahmadi Muslims of India. This is part of a long-standing…

Mechanic: Resurrection Movie Review

The thing about action films like Mechanic: Resurrection is that they function in an extraordinary moral vacuum. Professional assassin Arthur Bishop (Jason Statham) is assigned three hit jobs. He is…

A Dry Run in Bihar

ON 19 JULY, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar expressed shock over a hooch tragedy in Etah district of Uttar Pradesh that claimed 24 lives. At a rally in Phulpur, he called it “yet another reminder…

Radicalisation of the Kashmiri Mind

THE FAMED BLUE SKIES of the Valley are dotted with ominous clouds as I wait with my photographer colleague outside ward No 8 of the worn-down Sri Maharaja Hari Singh Hospital (SMHS) in Srinagar for…

Modi Beyond Bad Headlines

TO BE CONDEMNED by headlines can’t be anything new for Narendra Modi. He has overcome the worst of them, and that may partly explain his distrust of the media. A lesser political life would have come…

It’s Complicated

‘SI AINT FREGIT, noli id reficere’. That, according to Wikipedia, is Latin for the wise American advice, ‘If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it.’ But what if it is broke? That’s perhaps why the Indian…

Divyank and Bhavin Turakhia: Brothers in Tech

TINYOWL HAS FOLDED, Flipkart is under siege, and Zomato got devalued— with investments crunching up, there is not much good news coming from the start-up space. Amidst such unhappy tidings has come…

Not So Sporting

INDIA’S TRAVAILS AT the Rio Olympics are well- known. A country of 1.3 billion could only manage two medals at the world stage while smaller, poorer countries performed much better. It is facile to…

Feeling the Ayurvastra

SLATE BOARDS, WITH ‘Rs 100’ written in chalk, dance in the wind. Polyester poltergeists of traditional handloom saris flutter alongside on the shops that line the lean streets of Balaramapuram in…