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Syed Firdaus Ashraf

Syed Firdaus Ashraf covers national politics, and sometimes movies too -- a truly wide arc! You can e-mail the author at firdausa@rediff.co.in

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'Lull Before A BIG STORM In Kashmir'

'Lull Before A BIG STORM In Kashmir'

Rediff.com1 days ago

'There is no peace in the Kashmir Valley.'

'Lull Before A BIG STORM In Kashmir'

'Lull Before A BIG STORM In Kashmir'

Rediff.com1 days ago

'There is no peace in the Kashmir Valley.'

'No Kashmiri Pandit Returned After Article 370 Repeal'

'No Kashmiri Pandit Returned After Article 370 Repeal'

Rediff.com1 days ago

'There was a statement by a minister that 30,000 Kashmiri Pandits have come back to the Kashmir Valley after the abrogation of Article 370, it is all b.......t and a white lie.' 'Nobody has come back.'

'BJP Did Hit Wicket With 400 Paar'

'BJP Did Hit Wicket With 400 Paar'

Rediff.com11 Jun 2024

'Akhilesh Yadav made voters think why is the BJP asking for 400 paar.' 'They understood his words and believed the BJP wanted 400 paar only to demolish the Constitution and end reservations.'

'Voters Gave Modi Course Correction'

'Voters Gave Modi Course Correction'

Rediff.com11 Jun 2024

'Hindutva will not win any elections. Hindutva as a political plank never works.'

Why BJP Lost Faizabad, Home To Ayodhya

Why BJP Lost Faizabad, Home To Ayodhya

Rediff.com5 Jun 2024

'The Constitution of India defeated the BJP.'

'Bhai Behen Ki Jodi Will Create Problems For Modi'

'Bhai Behen Ki Jodi Will Create Problems For Modi'

Rediff.com5 Jun 2024

'Rahul Gandhi is going to turn 54 and in India political leaders peak when they are around 60.' 'This 'bhai-behen ki jodi' has done a wonderful job for the Congress.' 'Priyanka Gandhi was a very effective campaigner.'

'Modi Is Totally Ignorant About Mahatma Gandhi'

'Modi Is Totally Ignorant About Mahatma Gandhi'

Rediff.com30 May 2024

'Modi will do himself a favour if he starts studying about Mahatma Gandhi.' 'I feel pity that we have a PM who has no idea of our own history.'

Oh, To Buy A Home In Srinagar...!

Oh, To Buy A Home In Srinagar...!

Rediff.com29 May 2024

Syed Firdaus Ashraf/Rediff.com tried to buy a house on his recent visit to Srinagar.

'Is EC Preparing To Manipulate The Elections?'

'Is EC Preparing To Manipulate The Elections?'

Rediff.com29 May 2024

'This is total fraud. You are showing me the slip of my vote but not counting it so this is fraud.'

'It's A Prison-Like Situation In Kashmir'

'It's A Prison-Like Situation In Kashmir'

Rediff.com21 May 2024

'If you post on social media on an issue like power cuts in Tral, the police will come to your home and tell you to remove your social media post.' 'If you don't, then the local police threaten you that they will book you under PSA.' 'This is happening all the time in Kashmir.'

'Kashmiri Politicians Have Been Killed For Upholding The Indian Flag'

'Kashmiri Politicians Have Been Killed For Upholding The Indian Flag'

Rediff.com13 May 2024

'No Indian politician has been killed in India for upholding the Constitution except for Kashmiri mainstream politicians.' 'Yet they call us terrorist or militant.'

'This election is an attempt to heal the people'

'This election is an attempt to heal the people'

Rediff.com13 May 2024

'There is a huge wait in Kashmir for compassion from the prime minister of India.'

Mehbooba's Appeal Seems Intact

Mehbooba's Appeal Seems Intact

Rediff.com10 May 2024

'Whether she is in power or not, she always makes it a point to visit us. This is her best quality as a leader.'

How Modi-Shah Defeated The Stone-Pelters In Kashmir

How Modi-Shah Defeated The Stone-Pelters In Kashmir

Rediff.com10 May 2024

'An entire operation was running systematically prior to the revoking of Article 370.'

'No hate calls from Kashmir mosques on January 19, 1990'

'No hate calls from Kashmir mosques on January 19, 1990'

Rediff.com9 May 2024

'These statements which you are telling me were never uttered from mosques on that day.' 'And if this had happened, I would have got the report as the chief secretary of J&K.'

'Sheikh Abdullah Was Genuinely Secular'

'Sheikh Abdullah Was Genuinely Secular'

Rediff.com9 May 2024

'Sheikh Abdullah ruled the state with secular values. Post 1953, when he was sacked, corruption took over governance.'

Maqbool Sherwani: The Forgotten Hero Who Won Kashmir For India

Maqbool Sherwani: The Forgotten Hero Who Won Kashmir For India

Rediff.com8 May 2024

Shaheed Maqbool Sherwani changed the course of Indian history forever, but himself lies forgotten in the town he saved.

18 Hour Power Cuts In VIP Kashmir Seat

18 Hour Power Cuts In VIP Kashmir Seat

Rediff.com7 May 2024

'I have faced 18 hours of darkness daily all my life.'

Is Altaf Bukhari Playing BJP Game In J-K?

Is Altaf Bukhari Playing BJP Game In J-K?

Rediff.com7 May 2024

'The Congress backstabbed us and the BJP frontstabbed us.' 'This is the only difference between the two parties.'

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