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Oct 29, 2017
Congress distances itself from Chidambaram's remark on autonomy to Kashmir, says individuals entitled to opinionsDistancing itself from senior Congress leader P Chidambaram's remark on Jammu and Kashmir, the party on Sunday said the state is an integral part of India
Sep 02, 2017
Swaraj at 70On 13 August, Firstpost began a series titled Swaraj at 70 that examined how different people from various walks of life view the concept of swaraj, aazadi and democracy.
Jul 24, 2017
Pakistan military stepped up border shelling to boost LeT's 'Year of Kashmir' campaign: India ArmyA senior Indian Army officer said that the campaign is aimed at making the LoC look "more active to highlight the Kashmir issue."
Apr 13, 2017
Like Vidya Balan's Begum Jaan, these books and films also chronicle the Partition of IndiaFrom Faiz Ahmed Faiz's Subh-e-azadi to Khushwant Singh's Train to Pakistan, here is a list of books and films that capture the pain and pathos of Partition.
Mar 31, 2017
After Brexit: Growth of global secessionist voices calls for more dialogue and less 'anti-national' slanderInterestingly unlike the Indian government, most of its global counterparts – opposed as many of them are to secessionist forces – do not view the demand for independence as a marker of anti-national sentiment.
Mar 16, 2017
ShutUP: This short film on freedom of expression speaks volumes with bouts of silenceShutUp, a short film addresses the threats to freedom of expression, stressing on the refusal to listen to the other side as the biggest threat to the right
Mar 07, 2017
DU, JNU protests not about politics: It's a communication breakdown between State and civil societyOn 4 March 2017, students and faculty from both DU and JNU walked down the high streets of central Delhi in opposition to ABVP’s hooliganism and in solidarity with those who came under attack in Ramjas.
Mar 06, 2017
Are calls for an independent Kashmir or 'azadi' always illegal or seditious? The answer is noIf what the SC had said mattered, then senior ministers of the Union government wouldn’t be using the term 'seditious' to characterise everyone who call for the independence of Kashmir, Punjab, Nagaland, Manipur or anything
Feb 28, 2017
Ramjas clash: Blocking DU students' right to protest stigmatises democratic credentials of BJP, ABVPThe statements by several BJP leaders including Arun Jaitley that students must limit activities to classrooms goes against the basic tenets of a university and political history of the ruling party at the centre
Feb 08, 2017
Why China's repeated backing of Masood Azhar is a huge opportunity, not setback for IndiaThere is a lot of frustration in India on the growing proximity between China and Pakistan