"It was a period of hopelessness and extreme anxiety."
Kashmir has taught me that in order to withstand difficult situations, the most important resource we have is each other.
The aspiring journalist of today is being made very aware that there is a price to pay when unwanted truths tumble out.
Since no one was talking about it, I held a small discussion at my place and decided to 'be the change' I wanted to see.
One daughter took an extreme step to help her mother realise how the lockdown in Kashmir has affected thousands of families.
For decades, Indian celebrities have had an unsaid rule of never critiquing politics or being anti-government.
The newly introduced bills – UAPA (Amendment) Bill, RTI (Amendment) Bill and J&K reorganisation Bill – attempt to curtail the freedoms of people, institutions and the state.
Let's not even get into how ironic it is that students in Class 6 are being allowed to weigh in on the debate on Kashmir while Kashmiris themselves remain …
The decision, the district administration says, was taken as a "precautionary measure" to avoid any unforeseen incident on the campus.
No matter how optimistic the future promised to us looks, the undemocratic means deployed to achieve it cannot be justified.