Author Umar Mukhtar

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

Business

Cursed Numbers

Focus on particular registration numbers during routine wayside searches by the security grid has impacted…

Governance

Weary Voyages

Since most of the people detained in anticipation of the August 5 decision belong to…

IT

Gag Capital

As the internet shutdown continues into 2020, making it the longest internet gag in the…

Business Traffic Jam. KL Image by Bilal Bahadur

Parking Paupers

For more than 125 days, neither the parking lots nor the octroi posts worked. Since…

Human Rights

A Minor Story

As the Supreme Court is hearing a PIL related to the detention of minors in…

Conflict

The Low Footfall

After the government evacuated tourists at the peak of a successful tourist season in August,…

Business

Blockade Devastation

Switching off the internet and mobile communication has not hit the software development and BPO…

Places

Forced Migration?

Umar Mukhtar in Jammu found that tens of thousands of Kashmiris had already migrated in…

Special Report

Killing Time

With communications blocked, the entire population is having a lot of time but not knowing…

Agriculture

The Forbidden Fruit

With orchards as deserts as Srinagar streets, Kashmir’s apple cart may upset the economy, reports…

Media Zeeshan Wani’s Artwork Zeeshan Wani

3D Artist

A young boy draws jaw-dropping works without ever been part of an art class, reports Umar…

Life Story Nisar Ahmad Phamad - Painful Walk

Painful Walk

A young boy who was inflicted by polio in his childhood could not bear the…

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