Jammu & Kashmir has been a subject of great dispute between India and Pakistan soon after the partition of the country. Although Hilal Ahmed has written a book on Realities Behind Kashmir Problems, the present book "The Great Disclosures- Secrets Unmasked" unfolds the history of Kashmir dispute from the beginning as well as analyses the basic problems which have rendered the entire issue into an enigmatic, complex and most puzzling subject for the people as well as the leaders of India and Pakistan.
'Kukum is Fine' by Zahida Hina written in the epistolary form is a fine story dealing with the theme of a young girl's concern for human sufferings for which she leaves her home-land to work in the war stricken-camp of Kabul where people are found groaning being wounded and injured by the devastation caused by war. Her account of the ravages caused by Gehghis's grandson is expressed in terse and bitter language.
'My Story' shows that neither the Indian court nor the shariat could punish the real criminals nor could they save the innocent poor Indian Muslim women. The situation becomes all the more poignant when we find that her own husband is won over by money leaving the woman to abject forlorn condition that finally leads her to kill her children and commit suicide.
The art of short story writing has undergone a sea change since it emerged during the late 17th century. It became immensely popular immediately after it appeared in the literary world, and was welcomed as a new form of non-fiction prose for the entertainment of those busy readers who being tied to the hands of time could not afford to read voluminous books of Alexander Dumas and Charles Dickens and turned to short stories particularly in the twentieth century.