Freedom Archive

Getting over hard times

(By Cynthia Kane) How many times have you heard someone say, “I just need to get over it so I can get on with

Why did the new CM of Indian Occupied Kashmir thank Pakistan?

Soon after taking oath, Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed Sunday stoked a controversy saying Hurriyat, militant outfits and “people from across the border”, an

How India is not aging that nicely

Soon after India got freedom, we made a new beginning. We chose democracy as the way forward. New  institutions were created and nurtured —

Women rise to the challenge: first female jirga in Pakistan

When 16-year-old Tahira was murdered in a horrific acid attack last year, her poverty-stricken parents got no justice. Pakistan officials slammed the door in

Of faceless monks and Rumi’s Alchemy

Faceless monks and whirling dervishes adorned the walls of VM Art Gallery at the launch of artist Faiza Shaikh’s exhibition, Tolerance, on Monday.