Khanqah Moula. KL Image: Bilal Bahadur

Kashmir’s Amir-e-Kabir Days

The period between 1371 and 1405, during the initial days of the Shahmiri Sultanate, was extremely crucial in Kashmir’s transition to Islam. It witnessed the arrival of Amir-e-Kabir, his son and their 1000-odd followers who joined a more than 200-year old campaign for…

Special Report
People carry bodies of three civilians during the funeral procession in Baramulla, on May 1, 2018. KL Image: Bilal Bahadur

Three Friends, one Fate

A year after three young friends were killed in cold blood, their families chased the case and finally met the…

The outer gate of Lassipora's SIDCO. KL Image: Muhammad Younis

Winds of Change

With the setting up of an Industrial Estate, Lassipora seemingly has undergone palpable socio-economic change. Alongside tangible infrastructure improvements, the…

Life Story
Syed Firdousa Rabbani with the students of her school. KL Image: Faheem Mir

Model Teacher

Faheem Mir meets a Rehbar-e-Taleem teacher who donates her modest earnings to the poor students in her class. Her colleagues…

Touyiba binti Javaid

Youngest Author

Born to a family where poetry and scholarship is routine way of growth, Touyiba bint Javaid is Kashmir’s youngest author,…

Srinagar Fires 1892

Kashmir was always interesting and enigmatic. Charles Adolphus Murray, the 7th Earl of Dunmore was in Srinagar in May 1892,…


Sushil Attri

In a bizarre turn of events, a Kashmir Administrative Service (KAS) officer Sushil Attri was found dead, hanging inside his…



SHOPIAN Thursday witnessed two back-to-back encounters in Shopian and Pulwama district in which two civilians, five militants and two army…


Whither Assembly Elections

The elaborate exercise of holding Lok Sabha elections is now nearing to closure in India. By May 23, everybody will…

Law students protesting against women. KL Image: Bilal Bahadur

Societal Shame

by Tasavur Mushtaq With protesters clashing with police and paramilitary forces at several places, Kashmir came to a halt on…


Science Behind Ramadan Fasting

by Dr Zeenat Farooq Apart from the spiritual experience that a person undergoes during Ramadan fasting, there are tremendous scientific…


Body Beautiful

Gone are the days when the girls were under pressure to look good. The social media has pushed men to…

Bulbulshah Mosque. KL Image: Bilal Bahadur

Kashmir’s First Preacher

In this brief write-up, Dr Darakhshan Abdullah offers an idea about Islam’s emphasis on preaching while offering basic details about…

Nisar Ahmad Mir Wushu Inspector A handicraft artisan’s son fought odds to become the only male in his modest family to study and become Kashmir’s only Wushu coach and judge, reports Saima Bhat

Wushu Inspector

A handicraft artisan’s son fought odds to become the only male in his modest family to study and become Kashmir’s…


Election Takeaways

After Jammu and Kashmir concluded the security-intensive Lok Sabha polls that exhibited low participation, Shams Irfan reports the tensions in…

Human Rights
Bashir Ahmad with his father in this family photo.

Suicide On Road

After finding the situation not conducive to sustain his family, a man who availed the rehabilitation package to return home,…


Following Fathers To Graves

In south Kashmir that witnessed a spurt in militancy, post-Burhan Wani, Umar Mukhtar traced a couple of rebels who followed…


Dial For A Gift

She was in the MBA classroom when she started her business from her upmarket residence. She takes orders for gifts…


Wow, 10 Years!

In the last decade of our uninterrupted operations, a number of journalists remained associated with Kashmir Life. Some came to…