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I watch as the river Jhelum, Gushes out through the chasm Cutting across the two Mountains Severing the land into two As the first ray of light Illuminates both sides of the mighty river, On whose surface it sparkles, The sparkle sweeping away, Breaking on the top of a rock Casting a gloomy shadow On…

Is Indian diaspora really Indian?

Recent times have seen a constant outflow of citizens from India, who get settled in other States. The reasons behind this may be numerous, but are mostly monetary. This efflux of citizens from our country is often called ‘brain-drain’ because it is mostly the cream of the community that is employed by foreign countries. So…

Prisoners in the Enemy Den

This morning while reading newspaper (Times of India) I came across an article on Mehboob Elahi, an Indian detainee, who served 19 years in Pakistani Jail. A few lines from the article caught my eyes and send me into a dizzy after I read them. His ordeal started immediately after his arrest from Lakshmichowk in…