Monday, April 6, 2020
Beggars

Cold childhood, begging meals, and weighing odds

“At first, I was really ashamed. But now, I have accepted that I’m doing this. I'm begging. It is for my children.”
Family Portrait

The portrait of a family under lockdown: “We will die of hunger”

On the outskirts of downtown Srinagar, in Zaldagar, Waseem Ahmad Balla’s family of five lives in one room and a kitchen. Sitting at the...

Kashmir Clampdown: Through the eyes of women

Note: Due to the ongoing communication blockade in Kashmir, where the government has snapped all internet and mobile services, The Kashmir Walla...
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Amid speculations, education falls flat in Kashmir

After centre’s approved deployment reaches Kashmir valley, and a never-ending thread of administrative orders make their way into the public domain—Kashmir and Kashmiris are...

Panic, hastiness and deserted Dal Lake

On a hot afternoon, where the Dal Lake’s water shimmers in the sunlight, the busy lakeside road, which starts from the Dalgate, Srinagar, is...

23 years of injustice: ‘I’m a stranger in my own house’

“I had lost all hope,” says 42-year-old Lateef Ahmad Waza, with a broken voice and a sense of disbelief, to a room full of...

A PSA detainee’s unfulfilled promise to mother

Parents of Muzamil Ganaie, a youth from south Kashmir's district Pulwama. Photograph by Bhat Burhan for The Kashmir Walla. Pulwama,...

Forces’ assault joins two families: One’s son bedridden, another’s picked gun

After finishing a day at work, 19-year-old Aadil Ahmad Ganaie, a carpenter, was walking to his home in Chak–Karpora area of Pakherpora in Budgam...

One year on: ‘They didn’t kill Qaiser, they killed our dreams’

After one year, residing in Buchwara, Dalgate, Shahzada, says, “With him, everything is gone. His dream to see his younger sister in the black...
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Zakir Musa: Left as a boy, returned as an archetypal leader

People march along with the body of Ansar Ghazwatul Hind commander Zakir Musa's body in his native village Noorpora, Tral of...
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