Burden of memories

My memory keeps getting in the way of your history – Agha Shahid Ali. A little over fifteen years ago, while holding my mother’s arm, I looked out from a

‘Come out, Kashmiri dogs’

On this day, in 1992, army went on a rampage in a small village in northwest Kashmir after a convoy came under attack from militants. In response the army trooper

‘JKLF commander Hamid Sheikh was poisoned’

I believe among all the youth who picked up gun to challenge Indian rule in Kashmir, Sheikh Abdul Hamid was the most dedicated and disciplined. But, the young mil

Witnessing Guru hanging in Tihar

The old parents of Mohammad Rafiq Shah from Srinagar visited Tihar Jail to meet their son. Shah, a student of University of Kashmir, was picked up from his home a