Shia-Sunni tensions in Kashmir: Real or manufactured?

Shia-Sunni tensions in Kashmir: Real or manufactured?

The recent execution of Shia cleric and scholar Sheikh Nimr Baqir al-Nimr along with 47 others in Saudi Arabia triggered protests among Kashmiri Shias across the Valley. The protests prompted police action and curfew restrictions for several days in the Shia-dominated areas of Srinagar city. Some people saw Nimr’s execution by the Saudi authorities through […]

‘Jammu is an unnecessary liability on Kashmir’

‘Jammu is an unnecessary liability on Kashmir’

Bashir G Ahmed is a Kashmiri living in the United States for the past 48 years. After doing MS in Engineering, he did his MBA in 1971 from the University of Illinois, Urbana. Later he was a management consultant for the United States Air Force at the Wright Patterson Air Force Base in Dayton, Ohio. […]

Mufti Mohammad Sayeed: In the eyes of analysts

Mufti Mohammad Sayeed: In the eyes of analysts

Nasir Mirza Journalism teacher There are many grey shades in this respect. Mufti’s image was severely dented when he joined hands with BJP. It was like the North Pole joining the South Pole. Power is not the final objective of great leaders. His long cherished dream to be the Chief Minister was not only short […]

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