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Kashmir: 10 Million Dead Phones and No One to Say ‘Hello’

EDITORIAL: These are worrying times, but we may still hope to pray for peace in the days to come before the ‘normalcy of violence returns’ when phones start ringing again.

Kashmir: A Beautiful Lake in Barbed Wires

Editor’s Note: Amit was in Srinagar from August 31 to September 4, almost 25 days after Delhi declared Jammu and Kashmir as a Union Territory, and there was total communication lockdown. In a context where Indian journalists were not really welcome due to the open bias displayed in several TV channels, it was a challenging and difficult assignment. Here are his notes from Srinagar.

Massive Mandate, Stunning Silence

Can the majority backing BJP truly accept that they will finally inherit a peaceful, stable and prosperous nation without communal violence, lawlessness, mob lynchings, and all-round bloody anarchy?

A majoritarian landslide?

This election has endorsed the project of Hindu nationalism – namely, the creation of a Hindu majoritarian state and polity.

Decoding the 2019 Verdict

A week is a long time in politics. Despite its apparent and repetitive blunders, the opposition has five years to turn things around.

It just doesn’t add up…

So how did the prophets of BJP anticipate the mathematical miracle of 300 plus seats in 2019 exactly on the dot?