Destroying history, the Kashmir University way

Destroying history, the Kashmir University way

By Aasif Sultan The most effective way to destroy people,” says George Orwell, “is to deny and obliterate their own understanding of their history.” When the authorities decided to cage the Valley after Mohammad Afzal Guru was hanged in Tihar jail on 9 February 2013, the Kashmir University authorities, it appears, had decided to obliterate […]

Where are the ghosts IB is seeing at KU?

Where are the ghosts IB is seeing at KU?

With surveillance and micro-profiling of Kashmiris reaching new levels, India’s top spy agency Intelligence Bureau (IB) seems to be mounting pressure on Kashmir University (KU) to crack down on its faculty which the agency accuses of pushing students towards militancy. A recent report by the IB accused KU faculty of being behind  rising cases of […]