College Eves Dare

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November 14, 1973 opened a new chapter in Kashmir history. The leaders were all set to take the Plebiscite Front to the altar for their vested interests. A deal had been finalized. People, by and … Read More

The Mohra Bachai Massacre

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On the night of June 29, 1999, fifteen persons, all members of one joint family, including six children were massacred in their home in Mohra Bachai, a village 5 kilometers away from Surankote, Poonch in … Read More

1909: Kashmir on Canvas

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Lost Kashmiri History reproduces some paintings of Kashmir from a book named Kashmir (described by Sir Francis Younghusband & painted by Major E. Molyneux) published in 1909.                     … Read More

Who Was Mihirakula?

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Buddhism became dominant in Kashmir during the reign of Emperor Ashoka (3 BC), although it was widespread here long before his time. There were many Buddhist viharas in Kashmir before Ashoka, some Chinese sources even … Read More

Iqbal’s indifferent Brahman cousins

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Allama Muhammad Iqbal’s Kashmiri lineage and pride in his roots are well known. Like the majority of Kashmiri Muslims, his ancestors, who came from a Kashmiri Brahman gotra Sapru, had converted from Shaivite Hinduism to … Read More