Author Umar Mukhtar

Umar Mukhtar is a Srinagar based journalist. He is covering human rights and the changing political landscape of the valley.


A Reading Room 

A woman in Jammu sets up a library on her property to encourage students to…


Amshipora Redux?

Days after the sleuths completed investigations in the July 2020 fake encounter involving the killing…


Orchard Massacres

The Forest Department issued notices to all the ‘encroachers’ everywhere. But a patch on Budgam-Pulwama…


Jail Lawyer

Arrested while in the first year of graduation way back in 2013, a young man…

Cover Story

Law of The Jungle

Demolition of numerous “illegal” seasonal hutments of the nomadic tribes across Kashmir and Jammu by…

Cover Story

Land Unlocked

The new land laws promulgated by the central government for Jammu and Kashmir have triggered…


Community Graveyard

With burial land getting scarce by the day in Srinagar, an NGO has taken upon…

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