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Children Of Paradise – Dead Or Alive? Awake Or In Slumber?

Too much talk of children these days - children on the streets, children in homes, children unable to go to school, children blinded by pellets, children under trauma, the career of children and much more horrifying news. At one hand we have future of...

Kashmiris React To Pakistan’s Victory

Pakistan was the least favourite side to enter to the knockout stage in this Champions Trophy. Experts said this side is the weakest side Pakistan has ever taken into an ICC event and it did not infuse hope in its own supporters, let alone...

Afridi – Our Kashmiri Kind Of Superhero

You heard tales of superheroes in Kashmir? I remember 'akke-nandun' or 'Raz' from a village who'd fight the bear single-handedly. Growing up in Kashmir means cricket; not just playing cricket, watching it; and Pakistan cricket, boy, never did we miss that. Saeed Anwar's centuries to...

Kashmiris In International Cricket

Kashmir and Cricket is an infectious love story. From breaking TVs to celebrating on streets during curfews and getting shot. Nowhere in the world does a fan support get high on emotional quotient to such proportions that Indian Forces are employed to tear-gas the...

Arnab Can Make You Burst Into Laughter And Then Face-Palm

Roses Are Red, Violets Are Blue, Kashmiris Are Pretty, Arnab & Major Arya, what the hell happened to you? Being Kashmiris, we often come across numerous myths to bust and lies to expose but this one right here is a potentially difficult one for us too. In...

Nine Kashmiri PhotoJournalists Who Won Laurels At The International Level

In my earlier piece for With Kashmir, I wrote how photojournalists and photographers from Kashmir work in a hostile atmosphere and braving various odds do exemplary work in the field. Here is a list of photojournalists and photographers who did some great lens work and...

(SHOW-PAIN) Shopian Rape & Murder – We Remember Asiya & Neelofer

Do we need anniversaries to remind us of something that we cannot forget? One such memory is gang rape (Oh! was that really a gang rape) of two women in Shopian, on 29 May 2009. The gang rape was later on passed as drowning incident...

How The State Brutalised The Student Protests

Twelfth consecutive day, and Shri Partap Higher Secondary Model School Srinagar remains shut on the order of the authorities. The higher secondary has born the brunt of authorities' clampdown on educational institutions in the past one month, since the students' uprising gripped the valley, as...

Chinar is Kashmir Personified- Murdered: Save It

Kashmir is a strange place, to begin with. The state, even stranger. And us Kashmiris ruled by the 'strangers' making things even stranger. Eerie, basically. Think about someone trying to uproot a chinar and then plant a lotus instead. Wierd, isn't it? Chinar isn't an ordinary...

The Viral Fever: The Valley of Rumours

Kashmir is known for its scenic beauty and a historic culture. It has been a place where countless philosophers, poets and writers have emerged throughout its existence. The people of the valley have been known for their fertile imagination. Hence it hasn’t just carried...

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#SilencedNoMore: Global activists call for an end to silence on Kashmir

Activists from around the world have called for the end of silence on Kashmir. They have started a campaign called #SilencedNoMore to create awareness...

Imran Khan’s stance on Kashmir has been a mixed bag

Pakistan's 22nd Prime Minister ImranKhan has had a 22 year old struggle to reach the summit in Pakistan. But his and his party's (Pakistani...

What kind of Azaadi is this? (Spoiler Alert)

Azaadi is Lollywood's first attempt at romancing with Kashmir at a much closer level. The movie is set in present-day Kashmir which is battling...

Kashmiris react to the big break-up #BJPDumpsPDP

The news might have come as a surprise to all as BJP pulled out of the coalition government in the state. The state CM...
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