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Graves of Dolls – An Obituary For Kaneeza

16 March 2017 Little Kaniza, I am writing your obituary (and it is such a terrible thing to say!). I don’t know the circumstances of your death; I just know that you were 7. Seven. Journalists are still to write longish pieces about the events on...

Why I Think Braid-Chopping Is The Handiwork Of Some Rogue Agency?

Given the timing and rapidity with which the traumatic braid chopping incidents are unfolding in nooks and corners of our state particularly in the valley; it comes out, a meticulous conspiracy has been hatched by some unscrupulous thugs to cow down Kashmiris psychologically. We...

A Letter To Emperor Jehangir From A Kashmiri

With due regards from harsh winters and bijli oops that bijli always plays go went gone games since Kashmir happened to be your paradise. Your majesty, emperor Jahangir, you had said when you had been kinging around the courtyards of my home, Kashmir, that: “If...

The Puddles

The Puddles is the latest photo series I have shot with my Samsung smartphone. I have serious inclination towards street photography. I photographed this series of photos over the course of last few months. I have post processed all these photos in photo editing app, Snapseed....

9 Myths About Afzal Guru That Indians Believe

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On this day 5 years ago, Kashmir woke up to being curfewed to the hilt and a shocking news, as across the other side of Himalayas 'the collective conscience' of a whole nation was satisfied with a verdict. Congratulatory messages galore across India, as...

Rise Of Mental Health Problems In The Valley

It was a sunny Sunday afternoon and Xuhaib was on an assignment to cover clashes in the downtown area of Srinagar. Xuhaib,30, had been covering conflict as a photo journalist for the last 5 years. He was just around 500 meters from his home...

Revolutionary Urdu Hip Hop In Kashmir [Video]

Watch Video 2008, when the first round of street protests ruled Kashmir, threw up a generation that found multifarious ways of expressing dissent. The youth-dominated movement took culture as the base and new methods of artistic protests emerged. Music, graphics, graffiti, paintings, documentaries etc are...

Photojournalists In Kashmir: Caught Between Stones And Bullets

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With advances in technology and mushrooming of social networking sites, photography is on it's rise like never before. Everybody who has a smartphone today is a photographer, courtesy Instagram, a photo sharing platform. But then there some persons who are serious about photography,...

13 Weird Things That Can Get You Arrested In Kashmir

Arrests in Kashmir over petty issues aren't uncommon. Where children as young as 12 can be charged with sedition and forces who are accused of human rights' violations have impunity under law, nothing is going to be surprising. Below we enlist a few weird reasons...

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...

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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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