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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.

Grenade attack in Pulwama, 2 injured

Umar Mukhtar Srinagar  Two ladies were injuired after unidentified persons lobbed a genrade in Pulwama district on thursday. According to eyewitness, a grenade exploded on the second...

“My cartoons dragged me into court thrice”

Kashmir’s preeminent cartoonist BAB talks to Umar Mukhtar on his popular drawings since 1969 KASHMIR LIFE (KL): How did you became a cartoonist? BASHIR AHMAD...

Surviving A Genocide

The perilous journey of Rohingya Muslims from hostile Burma to Kashmir is literally drenched in blood. Two Kashmiri journalists offer an idea of how...

‘Compulsions of poor were exploited by certain people’

For almost a decade, Bashir Ahmad Nadvi is running a successful charity in Srinagar. In this interview with Umar Mukhtar he offers details of...

Deadly divide

Separated in birth by a year and in death by 6 kms, sub inspector Feroz Dar and rebel commander Bashir Lashkari belonged to two...

Taken for a Ride

Elections are a complex process in Kashmir both in terms of logistics and security. Umar Mukhtar talks to drivers who risked their lives and...

Army beating, abusing a Kashmiri for carrying slain Burhan’s picture in phone goes viral

Umar Mukhtar Srinagar A video being circulated on social networking sites in the valley, of army men beating and abusing youth somewhere has led to severe...

Campus Chaos

After forces stormed a college campus in Pulwama, student protests became a new norm in conflict ridden Kashmir. Umar Mukhtar tries to find out...

Rearing a Living

He left a lucrative job outside Kashmir to start a dairy farm in his village. Adding one cow every three months, he has diversified...