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The expectation that the Abdullahs and the Muftis could be part of the solution was a cunning, conniving game the Congress played for decades in Kashmir.
In 'The Other Side of The Divide', Sameer Arshad Khatlani writes about how radio crossed the India-Pakistan border after Partition.
Rajiv and Farooq had virtually grown up together. Whenever the Nehru–Gandhi family was in Kashmir, the Abdullah family was always available to them.
ThePrint looks at the life of Maqbool Bhat, who became the leader of the first generation of Kashmiri separatists.
National Conference founder Sheikh Abdullah's birthday is on 5 December and Martyrs’ Day — when 22 Kashmiri Muslims were killed while protesting against Dogra regime — is on 13 July.
An early restoration of respect for land rights of Kashmiris will find universal support in the Valley, including among separatists.
Sheikh Abdullah was instrumental in drafting Article 370 for Kashmir, and was thrown into prison for wanting azadi.
Kashmiris are very conscious of their identity. It has less to do with religion, and more to do with culture.
In Kashmir, Indira Gandhi’s biggest challenge was local leaders who would cleave to New Delhi’s vision. Modi will face the same thing.
Mountbatten took Patel’s offer to Lahore the day Indian troops landed in Srinagar. Liaquat Ali, ‘who understood neither history nor geography’ said no, Soz tells Shekhar Gupta.
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