Articles by: Amir Malik

Helping Country With Blood and Food

Helping Country With Blood and Food

Due to the worldwide outbreak of the Coronavirus, India announced lockdown on March 24 to curtail the spread of the disease. Ever since, many alumni of the country’s public funded universities marched towards helping the hungry with food and daily use items. Imteyaz, an alumnus of Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU),said, “A seven-month-pregnant woman had to undergo surgery.” Our team members[Read More…]

May 17, 2020 India
Social Media slander Imprisoned Mother-to-be

Social Media slander Imprisoned Mother-to-be

  Rarely, it would so happen that an experience is both liberating and occupational, simultaneously. The digital media gave a “personal” space to people. With increased trolling, abuses and rape threats, social media platforms are now more poisonous than being fruitful. Earlier, decent debates would take place on wide range of topics including philosophy, business, politics, art, culture, sex and[Read More…]

May 7, 2020 Human Rights
"Temperature High" /Cartoon by: Mir Suhail Qadri

Modi Created Permanent Dent on India’s Pride by succumbing to Trump

 Trump thanked India after it lifted the ban on shipping of generic drugs to the US after it threatened Modi of possible retaliation, the dent it caused in India’s pride is permanent. Donald Trump thanked India for lifting exports of hydroxychloroquine—floated as a plausible COVID-19 treatment drug after Washington threatened Modi of possible retaliation if New Delhi failed to supply[Read More…]

April 9, 2020 India
When Water turned red, Gaw Kadal Massacre and Lenin’s death

When Water turned red, Gaw Kadal Massacre and Lenin’s death

Cartoon by Suhail H Naqshbani   This day, January 21 marks a very gory picture of history. It has seen blood flowing under Gaw Kadal Bridge in Srinagar and also marks the 96th death year of the Russian Revolutionary V. I. Lenin. In 1914, Lenin who stood affirm on nation’s right to self-determination wrote, “…we must inevitably reach the conclusion[Read More…]

January 22, 2020 India
ABVP Heckle Students Who Protested Against Union Minister’s Talk on J&K In JNU

ABVP Heckle Students Who Protested Against Union Minister’s Talk on J&K In JNU

Sections of students from the Jawaharlal Nehru University protested on Thursday opposing a lecture titled Abrogation of Article 370: Peace, Stability and Development in Jammu, Kashmir & Ladakh to be delivered by Union Minister Jitendra Singh. Heated arguments escalated when some members of Akhil Bhartiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) barged-in on the spot where the students protesting the minister were standing[Read More…]

October 3, 2019 India
Kashmir: Struggle towards Gender Justice Means End to foreign Rule

Kashmir: Struggle towards Gender Justice Means End to foreign Rule

A friend had asked– What about gender discrimination in the valley? Can you guarantee that after Kashmiris are given Azaadi, violence against women would stop in the region?” The questions presume that Indians troops are occupying Kashmir because of Kashmiri-driven discrimination against women. Those new in the feminist theory would fall in the trap set by the Indian state and[Read More…]

August 11, 2019 Patriarchy
Photo by Shabir Hassan

Gowhar Geelani’s book Kashmir: Rage and Reason launched

  Can Kashmir’s conflict be solved through serious political engagements? This central question prevailed throughout the discussion that followed the release of Gowhar Geelani’s book Kashmir, Rage and Reason, here at the India International Centre in New Delhi on July 17. “The idea of the book emerged in 2008 when many-many civilians were killed, then 2010 (army crackdown) happened. My[Read More…]

July 18, 2019 Kashmir