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By Suvir Kaul
Published: 13 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373506-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7350-6
Published: 13 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373506-034
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7350-6
... This brief Coda returns to a poem by Agha Shahid Ali that imagines the return of Pandits and Muslims to a demilitarized, peaceful Srinagar. ...
Published: 20 May 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822391357-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9135-7
..., not blood, but the valley’s clear juice floods your mouth. —Amit Chaudhuri, St. Cyril Road and Other Poems It had been snowing in the north. There was a strong chance that flights to Srinagar would be cancelled. Even in Jammu the weather was bad. I had arrived there earlier in the day...
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By Amitava Kumar
Published: 24 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375395-017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7539-5
... A travel-account about a trip to Kashmir begins with a visit to a psychiatric hospital in the capital city Srinagar and ends with a stop at a hotel where V. S. Naipaul had written a book in 1962. This chapter includes a coda: a fax sent by Naipaul to the author after reading the original piece...
Published: 24 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375395-015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7539-5
..., when I reached her in Sopore, north of Srinagar, she waved me away, saying she had no desire to meet with journalists. Mohammad Afzal Guru was the main person accused in the attack on Parliament. While two of his coaccused, S. A. R. Geelani and Afsan Guru, ere acquitted, ­w Afzal...
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By Amitava Kumar
Published: 24 April 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7539-5
.... • 15 • A Collaborator in Kashmir The reason I had come to Kashmir was to meet Tabassum Guru, the wife of Mohammad Afzal Guru, who is on death row for his role in the at- tack on the Indian Parliament.1 However, when I reached her in Sopore, north of Srinagar, she waved...
Published: 05 March 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394990-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9499-0
... civilians. In late June 2010, Srinagar was under curfew: ‘‘security forces’’ open fire on protesters, turning political grievances into military matters. My colleague Khurram Parvez says that we cannot visit family members of three youth who had been executed by In...
Published: 20 May 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822391357-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9135-7
... had trouble even getting out of bed. Basharat Peer, a Kashmiri journalist and writer, has recorded the words of a man tortured at Papa-2, the infamous interrogation center in Srinagar: “They tied copper wire around your arms and gave high-voltage shocks. Every hair on your body stood up. But...
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By Amitava Kumar
Published: 24 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375395-027
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7539-5
...; attack on Freedom app, 122 Indian Parliament, 132–36; Facebook Intimacy, 25. See also Kureishi, Hanif revolution, 45; Government Hospital The Invention of Solitude, 86 for Psychiatric Diseases (Srinagar), Islam. See Muslims...
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By Amitava Kumar
Published: 20 May 2010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9135-7
Published: 09 November 2004
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385899-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8589-9
... grow into radiant moons shining over their parents, protecting their village and motherland6 The function was inaugurated by the chief guest, Ajat Shatru Singh, Min- ister of State for Information and Technology, who had been flown in from Srinagar to cut the ribbon and unfurl the tricolored...
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By Ravina Aggarwal
Published: 09 November 2004
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385899-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8589-9
... September 14. . 1999. ‘‘Ladakh Festival from September 9 August 26. Daily Star. 2000. ‘‘Srinagar Turns into Garrison Town: Mujahideen Vow to Turn India’s Independence Day into ‘Destruction Day.’ ’’ 3(344), August 15, httpwww.daily starnews.com/200008/15/n0081513.htm. Daniel, E. Valentine. 1984...
Published: 22 March 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395676-070
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9567-6
... Building), who worked in our canteen, got the information that Ranu’s condition had improved a little. He took Ranu to our village home at Srinagar. We returned from Savar (from Hiralal’s house) to our village after eleven days. Ranu got her treatment in our village hospital. The bullet in her...
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By Amitava Kumar
Published: 20 May 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822391357-013
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9135-7
... (Srinagar interrogation center), bombing “conspiracy” in, 111, 113–18, 153 122–26; and terrorist profiling, Paradise Now (film), 149–50 176–78 Paris (France), 172 New Yorker, 177...
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By Ravina Aggarwal
Published: 09 November 2004
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385899-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8589-9
... district, 50–54; tourism in, 73 Leh Palace, 25, 240 n.5 Magic Ladakh (Gompertz), 110 Leh-Srinagar highway, 41, 53, 97 makhtabs (religious colleges), 197 Leh town: fields in, 84; Independence Malaysia, 151–52 Day in, 26–31, 37, 55; layout of, 24– Manchanda, Rita, 233, 265 n.47...
Published: 05 March 2012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9499-0
Published: 01 January 2010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9153-1
... of M. F. Husain) pur, Banaras, Delhi, and Srinagar. Two other names appear as well on this bodyscape: Gujarat on the right breast, and Bhopal under the left, two igno- minious sites of genocide and of death from corporate negligence. Most con...
Published: 09 November 2004
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385899-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8589-9
... religious streams.7 Conspicuous by their absence in 2003 were Buddhist monks, whose chants on the river stage had been a regular feature of the festival. At this time, too, Leh was entering a new phase in its relationship with Srinagar after a dramatic change of government resulting from the victory...
Published: 24 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375395-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7539-5
... translations from Indian languages. Books like Sachin Kundalkar’s Cobalt Blue, Uday Prakash’s The Walls of Delhi, U. R. Ananthamurthy’s Bharathipura, and Chandrakanta’s A Street in Srinagar have all been top contenders for the dsc Literature Prize awarded at the Jaipur Literature Festival. This is a...
Published: 09 November 2004
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385899-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8589-9
... people didn’t deem it quite as suitable for solitary self-actualization. In Murray’s film, the Hindu ashram is replaced with Thiksey Gompa, a Bud- dhist monastery in Ladakh. His character ascends up the mountains from the first level in Srinagar, where he is chased by a screaming horde of urchins, to...