'My parents are worried and have strictly advised me to steer clear of any kind of protests. They think that Kashmiris are easy targets and I agree.'
Tag: Article 370
Let’s Talk About Kashmir
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.
Dear Kashmiri Brothers and Sisters, We Are With You!
The irony is I’ve written this letter for you, but it will never reach you.
Postcards of Protest: Students of St Stephen’s Write to Modi
On the 52nd second of communication blackout in Kashmir, students wrote 52 postcards to the Prime Minister.
When a Daughter Didn’t Speak to Her Mother For 15 Days
One daughter took an extreme step to help her mother realise how the lockdown in Kashmir has affected thousands of families.
‘Celebrate, or Stay Silent’: Schools, Colleges and Article 370
Students are either being told to think about the Kashmir issue in a certain way or to not think at all.
Patriotism in 2019: When Symbols Are Revered More Than Rights
One fine day, someone appears to have written a new rule on what it means to be a patriot – that one "must agree with and wholly support any …
Bollywood and Dissent: Beyond Modi’s Love for Mangoes
For decades, Indian celebrities have had an unsaid rule of never critiquing politics or being anti-government.
‘JNU Should Be Named After Narendra Modi’: BJP MP Hansraj Hans
The BJP MP lauded the Modi-led government for reading down Article 370 and said that there should be something in his name too.
Are We Really Independent and Free in 2019? These Bills Say We’re Not
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.