Kashmir is unique at least in one respect. This is one geography within the Indian Subcontinent that has a recorded history that fits the norms of Western historiography. Kalhana’s Rajatarangini is a classic in its own right. It records the history of Kashmir over several centuries. Even though Kalhana starts…

An expose of the Bollywood lyricist and screenwriter Javed Akhtar as a hardcore Islamist sympathiser

originally published in Dharma Dispatch: https://www.dharmadispatch.in/commentary/akhtarnama-or-how-richard-dawkins-was-blindsided-into-awarding-the-taqiyya-master-javed-akhtar

Javed Akhtar, the ostensible poet-lyricist, and erstwhile screenplay writer, has won the Richard Dawkins Award. Presented by the Center for Inquiry (CFI), the award felicitates “a distinguished individual from…

The transition of J&K to twin Union Territory (UT) status has been surprisingly smooth. It only goes to show that the assumptions/presumptions on which the entire state philosophy was based were remiss and reprobate. That jihad could be bought over is a historical folly that was attempted by many in…

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