Shafi Ahmad

Exploring the Mystical Depths of Sufi Poetry in Kashmir

Golden Semee Of Ahad Zargar , Translator: Mushtaque Barq                                        Poetry, at its core, serves as a conduit for the expression of one's deepest emotions, a realm where sentiments are…

Azad ; The poet of revolution

Alam ha kari yaad Azad Azad (Abdul Ahad)               kuni saate wuchte yaad pawayi madano. The world will frantically search for Azad. The time will come when  you will recollect,…

Kashmir; The Conflict of languages

          In its recent order Indian Union cabinet declared five languages as official languages in the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir. The President of India, subsequently, put his seal…

Shades and shadows; A book review

Few years back, at a book release function, Prof. Abdul Gani Bhat remarked , “I have not read the book but the author.” I have been reading the author Mushtaque…

Kashmir; craving for democracy

Jammu and Kashmir, downgraded to UT status a year before, is battling on two fronts; one Corona virus and second restoration of democracy. The virus cases are rising day by…

Kashmir; A year after

                In about a week’s time abrogation of Article 370 and bifurcating of erstwhile state of Jammu and Kashmir will complete one year. The ruling party of India BJP has…

Kashmir; A peep through lockdown

Reasons may be different but for Kashmiris lockdown ,due to COVID 19, is nothing  new.  During past thirty years people in this part have experienced many occasions when they had…

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