Author Shams Irfan

A journalist with seven years of working experience in Kashmir.

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The Hill Barber

Certain jobs like that of a barber have been denigrated by society to a level…


Cursed Apple

With partial lockdown still in place, and around 20 thousand metric tonnes of apple still…


Blood and Virus

After the mourners violated the social distancing norms in Sopore, security grid has silently started…


3 Days, 3 Cases

While the world is busy fighting the Coronavirus pandemic, the law enforcers in Kashmir booked…

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Jail Placid

Authorities set up six special jails in anticipation of the August 5 decesion. One of…

Cover Story (L to R) Posha and Shaista Rashid with other members during thier self help group’s meeting in Shilwat village of Sumbal, Sonawari. KL Image by Shams Irfan

Women Fighters

In one of Kashmir’s impoverished belts, a central government scheme has revived the Umeed that…


Return From The Reels

Shams Irfan on the quitting of Bollywood by promising Kashmir actor Zaira Waseem, a decision that…


Blood In Hunger

After many years, the Muslim month of fasting did not witness any cessation of hostilities…


Low Poll Heroics

In the just-concluded Lok Sabha polls that gave Narendra Modi a Himalayan mandate, Jammu and…

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