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This paper presents an ethnographic study of Muslims 1 in Hyderabad. It builds on two strands of research findings. The first one concerns the relative backwardness of Muslims on various social....

The surge in the number of census towns (CTs) in the 2011 Census has drawn a lot of attention to the dynamics of this in situ pattern of urbanisation in India. The number of CTs grew from 1,362 in....

When it comes to international conflicts, ignorance is as much an ally as ill-will in their prolongation. The vested interests entrenched in profiting from conflict unsurprisingly seek to limit the....

Kashmir is one of the most militarised conflict sites in the world, with more than half a million troops populating its streets and borders ( Kashmir Times 2013). The heavy presence of troops and a....

The recognition of violence is no longer restricted to the interstate conflicts characterised by war, but extends to its prevalence in what is the changing “landscape of combat” (Cock 1989). Despite....

Kashmir’s armed struggle has been a matter of serious concern for the Indian state that has been claiming Kashmir as its own “integral part” contrary to the political aspiration of many Kashmiris. The....

In 2016, several huge funeral processions were held for a 22-year-old Kashmiri militant, Burhan Wani. Thousands of people walked several miles from different parts of Kashmir to the streets and....

In a popular cartoon by the Kashmiri artist, Mir Suhail, the map of India is drenched in the golden hue of electricity, while Kashmir, hanging precariously on the map, is suffocated by the National....

In the last decade of the 20th century, as Kashmir Valley was in the midst of an armed uprising against the Indian state, Shamla Mufti (1928–2008), one of the first female Muslim educationists in....

In late 1973, Chandi Prasad, pioneer of Chipko Andolan, the Indian forest conservation movement, witnessed Kashmiri women standing on rooftops and throwing stones at the police in central Srinagar....

Ceaseless rhythmic thumping of the tumbakhnaer 1 filled the autumnal night air with a strange possibility. Whiffs and the silence of tall pines coalesced with smoke and the sound of burning wood of....

Science is often believed to be an unbiased and accurate portrayer of reality and, hence, it is not unusual for critical political decisions to invoke scientific knowledge in order to bolster their....

The two south Indian states of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana have laws that permit slaughter of all bovines, except the cow. 1 As a veterinarian who has spent most of her professional life working in....

The world’s population has grown from 2.5 billion to 7.3 billion people between 1950 and 2015. By 2025, the global and Indian populations are projected to cross the 8.1 billion and 1.35 billion marks....

A water crisis has been developing in the recent past all across the world, which is closely connected to the private use and control of water (Barlow and Clarke 2002; Barlow 2009, 2014). This water....