JAVID AHMAD AHANGER is a Ph.D. Research Scholar Department of Political Science, Aligarh Muslim University.
“Since wars begin in the minds of men, it is in the minds of men that the defenses of peace must be constructed.” The terms Peace and Conflict are paired opposites, like light and shadow. In Enlightenment thinking, violence and conflict, seen as the greatest evils in history, were ascribed to a disorderly world. PoliticalREAD MORE
“The worst thing that can happen in a democracy-as well as in an individual’s life – is to become cynical about the future and lose hope”. George Bernard Shaw in one of his beautiful sayings tries to sum up the meaning of election. To quote Shaw “An election is a moral horror, as badREAD MORE
“The idea that two political parties can’t come together to get a mission done is foreign to me and unacceptable.” JAVID AHMAD AHANGER and JAVEED BIN NABI Thomas Jefferson to Maryland Republicans in 1809 said. “The care of human life and happiness and not their destruction is the first and only legitimate object of goodREAD MORE
Kashmir: Military, Mullah, and Madrasah JAVID AHMAD AHANGER “Alif” for Anar (Pomegranate), “A” for Apple and “ب” for Bakri (goat) or “B” for “Boy” and “C” for “Cat” but nowadays it is replaced by “Alif” and “A” for “Azadi”, “B” for Bandooq (Gun) and “C” for “Curfew” Woodrow Wilson once has rightly remarked that “TheREAD MORE
Kashmiris: Waiting for peaceful resolution… People of Kashmir have become aliens in their homeland, (Apne hi mulk my paraye) Deadliest-millitant-attack-in-Kashmir – Kashmir reader JAVID AHMAD AHANGER Kashmir, as a geographical entity and along with its population, has since 1948 been controlled by both India and Pakistan and the grand narrative of Kashmir politics in theREAD MORE
Communalism is an ideology and should be fought by an ideology and not by economic development but by inclusive democratic state and secular forces. To start with the view of Professor Irfan Habib that the concept of India is growing one, the question arises, how the concept of India generated and how India becameREAD MORE
A case of Dalit discourse and the Bahujan Samaj Party The struggle for power and the distribution of power and resources constitute the major domain of politics. The relationship between caste and politics in Indian society has been subject to intensive study for many years. Many sociologists and experts including Rajni Kothari and Anil BhattREAD MORE