Azadi

Systematic Subversion Of Media In Kashmir

In late April 1991, Shaban Wakil, Editor in Chief of prominent Urdu daily Al-Safa, was brutally gunned downed in his office by Pakistani sponsored terrorists. Shaban Wakil had been critical of the terrorists who had unleashed an atmosphere of fear and terror in Kashmir since the eruption of terrorism in 1989. In following years, many …

Academia Should Reflect on How the JNU Story Played Out

It’s ironic that JNU Vice-chancellor M Jagadesh Kumar was rewarded this weekend with the chairmanship of the UGC, just when the anniversary of the explosive controversy over anti-national slogans on the JNU campus is round the corner. One wishes Left and liberal academics would take stock of just how much ground their cherished values have …