Wednesday, May 18, 2022
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Political dispensations are eager to cash in on the hysteria triggered across the country by The Kashmir Files. Outlook takes a deep dive into the phenomenon and its back story.

Issue Date : 11 April 2022

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Kashmir Diary: Childhood Memories Of Kashmir

The bond between me and Puchi in today’s Kashmir seems more of a myth than a reality. Peace is integral to true development and survival with grace.


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Inheritance Of Words

A Kashmiri Pandit on how the ‘Nightingale of Kashmir’, Habba Khatoon, has become integral to his lived experience

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Fairies In The Memory Garden

The wise old aunt and the idyllic world of a starry-eyed youngster coming to terms with the realities of life


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Kashmir: A Scattered Archive

Memories of Srinagar left behind in photographs that define the beauty and simplicity of the capital city

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In Search Of Home In Pandit Houses

Preserving memories of a vintage Kashmir in photographs, one house at a time


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Kashmir: Requiem For A Dream

Using a ruthless marketing strategy and partisan visions of persecution, 'The Kashmir Files' seeks to rewrite history and distort reality


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Routes Of Grief: Two Translations

In spaces constituted from violence and silence like Kashmir, transla­tion can emerge as a handy tool to create narrative communities within the world at large.


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Kashmir Files: Flawed Narratives Of The Fault Lines

Once again, Kashmir is the altar on which India is trying to refashion its national identity, this time with a distinctive majoritarian flavour


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Kashmir: This Isn’t A Postcard Series

All graves are stories and all stories have a context, a site and a landscape.


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Kashmir: The Political Capital Of Pain

Writing and filmmaking to demonise Muslims in Kashmir helps no Pandit. These only stoke the fire of communal antagonism.


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Loss And Longing In Kashmir

In 1996, six years after being forced out of his home in Kashmir, Babuji lost his memory and sense of hearing, but the forever smile on his face proved that he left this world happy after tasting the sweetest nectar of life


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Kashmir Needs Healing, Not Politicisation Of Pain

Unravelling Kashmir’s truth, howsoever harsh, is important but it must be told with all its intricacies


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Kashmir Files: Memories Of Another Day

Pandits in migrant camps and their Muslim neighbours in Kashmir’s villages recall the idyll before insurgency, while newspaper headlines from the 1990s reflect foreboding and horror


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The ‘Homeland’ Dream Of Kashmiri Pandits

The Kashmir Files has put the spotlight back on the displaced Kashmiri Pandits. But will their problems—jobs, houses, monthly relief, return and rehabilitation—get national attention?


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Kashmir: Of ‘Stories’ And Friends

Thousands of books are written every year and thousands, if not more, are read every year; but to what end? In a world full of strife and pain, do ‘stories’ ever change anything?