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Umar Mukhtar

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

Get Masks Please

Coronavirus is making deeper inroads but Kashmir is woefully short of essential medical supplies, reports Umar Mukhtar When the news of first positive Covid-19 case in...

Politics Of Silence

No released politician wants to talk about Article 370. All are waiting for the release of top leadership, reports Umar Mukhtar Abdullah, 45, is a...

Khelo India In The Time Of Corona

Umar Mukhtar In times of Coronovirus when England Cricket Board (ECB) has decided that its players would not shake hands with the Sri Lankan players...

Kashmir’s Internet Exodus

 Almost six-month-long internet shutdown led to the migration of businesses, students, research scholars, outside the valley.they had to uproot their bases and start afresh to...

4G Prank!

by Umar Mukhtar SRINAGAR: On the intervening night of March 1 and 2, a two-hour loophole in Jio network has brought 4G back to slow...

Playing On Ice

Breaking The Ice For the third time in history, Jammu and Kashmir team reached a knockout stage. Will they pass this psychological barrier, asks Umar...
Mother Initiative Shafakat was moved to start a school for special children in Shehr-e-Khas by the plight of her autistic child, reports Umar Mukhtar

Mother Initiative

Shafakat was moved to start a school for special children in Shehr-e-Khas by the plight of her autistic child, reports Umar Mukhtar Shafakat, 42, sits...

If Wishes Were Horses

Umar Mukhtar on the flip side of diplomacy between India and Pakistan involving sports Kabbadi, mankind’s oldest game, has emerged as the new dungal between...

Hired To Humiliate

The abundant colleges and teacher-scarce education department has lead the department to use and abuse almost 1900 teachers as contractual lecturer for more than...

Cursed Numbers

Focus on particular registration numbers during routine wayside searches by the security grid has impacted the resale value of some vehicles, reports Umar Mukhtar Every...

Ahead of January 26, Families Await Reunion As 26 Move Out of Jail

by Umar Mukhtar SRINAGAR: Neighbours and relatives of Rafiq Ahmad Bhat of Gulzarpora village in Pulwama had come to congratulate his family on his release....

Weary Voyages

Since most of the people detained in anticipation of the August 5 decision belong to low-income groups, Umar Mukhtar met a few families to...

Gag Capital

As the internet shutdown continues into 2020, making it the longest internet gag in the history of democracy, reports Umar Mukhtar By the year-end when...
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Parking Paupers

For more than 125 days, neither the parking lots nor the octroi posts worked. Since they have paid hefty sums to get these spaces...

A Minor Story

As the Supreme Court is hearing a PIL related to the detention of minors in Kashmir post-August 5, Umar Mukhtar meets a few boys...