Cover Story

This is the major copy on most important happening in a week that usually features on page one of the magazine

FIRST PERSON

Kashmir Life photographer Bilal Bhadur was covering the funeral procession of two youth on Tuesday July 6, 2010. The procession on its way to Eidgah was stopped by police and paramilitary near Tengpora with teargas and baton charge. The paramilitary also charged upon the photojournalists injuring at least 12 of them including Bilal.

Sex Slavery

Abducted, she spent more than a year as a sex slave entertaining drug addicts, paedophiles and other criminals who brutalized her childhood. She was...

Media: A Career?

Taught to make the powerful accountable, when the media students watched the traditional wisdom operating in reverse on the ground, most of them decided...

Crime and Policing

The volatile political conditions of Kashmir have earned the state police not so pleasant an image, but efficient counterinsurgency and surveillance methods evolved over...

Home Alone

A woman bringing up her children on her own is a tough task especially in Kashmir where woman have to face hardships and don’t...
KL Image by Shah Hilal

The Labour Of Journalism

The internet ban has taken a huge toll on Kashmir media, impacting the quality of journalism and making many journalists redundant as they fail...

Brothers in dark

After they were blinded in 2016 summer, they struggled in hospitals to manage their vision but failed. Then they survived on the sympathies, kind...

Impressive Footfalls

After years of slump, Kashmir is witnessing record tourist arrivals. With half a million arrivals registered already, stakeholders believe sustained interest will help make...

Punjab’s Kashmir connection

The colonial era governor house in Lahore boasts of two Kashmiri inmates. Its present incumbent, the 29th Governor of Pakistan’s largest province of Punjab, Salman Taseer and his media advisor Farrukh Shah. Son of famed Kashmiri intellectual and perhaps first Ph.D, Muhammad Din Taseer, Salman is a media magnate and an industrialist.

A PEERLESS PEER

After the jury selected Basharat Peer, author of Curfewed Night, as the Kashmiri of the year 2009, Kashmir Life invited Dr Haseeb A Drabu...

Re-opening Wounds

As Omar Abdullah announced a fresh probe into the 2010 civil unrest that saw more than a hundred youth dead and scores blinded by...

CROSS KIN TRADE

Started with fanfare, the Trans-LoC trade through the Jehlum Valley Road, bogged down by lack of modalities has got restricted to few people trading...

Insha’s World

It is completely different from being born blind and going blind. Hit by 350 pellets on her face, Insha Mushtaq underwent four surgeries but...

Loading the dice

The civil society has started to speak out against corruption, which apparently has become part of life in the state. Last month a group...

Tales From The Valley

Kashmir’s narratives are coming to fore, with young writers writing for an international audience. After Basharat Peer’s acclaimed memoir Curfewed Night which talked of...

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