When a ‘Kashmir Muslim’ is forced to resign for being a ‘Kashmiri Muslim’. Read on…

Liah Qureshi DISCLAIMER: The names of people, names of places have NOT been changed,  because we believe that the people who discriminate should come in-front of the public. This is a story of a Kashmiri Muslim who worked at a Google India Site and was victimized, tortured, discriminated and forced to resign from his work Read More

Kashmir: The Cold War and The Proxy Servers

By Liah Qureshi A Poor Decision by a Mismanaged Government. With the changing times and the changing technology, a ban first on the Internet and then on social media can prove fatal to the government of J&K, as the youths who were born and bought up in the Internet era are directly affected. But who is Read More

Dead Silence and Nothing Else

Dead Silence and Nothing Else Najib Anwar  ‘If man didn’t sometimes close his eyes tightly, he’d end up not seeing what’s worth looking at.’                                                                             Fragment 59 of Feuillets d’Hypnos by Rene Char Tariq Ali, the eminent journalist and author had recently put forward a succinct observation. Talking on the show, “Global Empire- Kashmir: Blinding Read More

Slogan Hype…Let’s Hear it

Slogan Hype…Let’s Hear it Liah Qureshi from Srinagar A middle aged man in white beard is the apple of the eye of his town. Wherever he goes people follow him. He is no leader or politician. But still he managed to become the talk of the town. He does nothing extraordinary except for giving a Read More

Through the lens of a Photographer

Through the lens of a Photographer Idrees Mir in Baramulla The killing of 21 year old Burhan Muzaffar Wani, commander of Hizb-ul-Mujahideen on July 8, 2016 puts Kashmir again on boil. This killing does not stop on that day but continued till now with toll reaching more than 81, no one among them was related Read More

A week before Eid and a week after

A week before Eid and a week after Liah Qureshi went out of bounds just at the eve of Eid-ul- Adha on Monday (12 Sept, 2016). Communications were snapped off throughout the Kashmir valley. We tried to reach her countless times without success. Last Saturday, at around 9 pm, all of a sudden she was online, ebullient as usual. Read More

The Kashmir Uprising 2016 and the Economic Crisis

The Kashmir Uprising 2016 and the Economic Crisis From a Special Correspondent in Srinagar Whenever there has been an uprising in Kashmir, the people of J&K have always suffered loss, be it the loss of innocent lives, the loss of eye sight of youth, who are mostly between the age 5-25, or the loss of Read More

How Burhans were created in Kashmir

How Burhans were created in Kashmir Malik Altaf in New Delhi Kashmir has been on boil since the killing of Burhan Muzaffar Wani, commander of Hizb-ul-Mujahideen (HM), on 8th July. Burhan joined HM when he was 15 years old and his secondary school examination was only a couple of months away. His friends and teachers Read More

Indian Mainstream media never acknowledged Kashmir as a political issue

“Indian Mainstream media never acknowledged Kashmir as a political issue” Azhar Amim, a student activist from Jawaharlal Nehru University spoke to NOW 1.It is unarguably true that for the plight of Kashmir, both India and Pakistan should be blamed equally. Still, why are those protesting youth waving Pakistani flags? Ans- The waving of Pakistan’s or Read More

India always runs away from realities in Kashmir

India always runs away from realities in Kashmir Sajad Rasool in Budgam (Jammu & Kashmir)  Once again the Valley of Kashmir is witnessing a bloody season; more Kashmiris are falling prey to the bullets of Indian Security forces – we see people once again on the roads, protesting, demanding their political identity from the (which Read More