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Will she understand Kashmir is not heaven, as they claim?

As the first light of morning found her face, 9-year-old cried, “Mama! Mama!” in the rhyme with the Azadi (freedom) slogans. She was in...
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Agha Shahid Ali: A portrait of longingness

Agha Shahid Ali. Photograph credit: Copyright © 1990 by Stacey Chase. “Let me cry out in that void,...
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Seven quotes by Agha Shahid Ali, 1949-2001

Seventeen years ago, today on 8 December, Kashmir's poet Agha Shahid Ali passed away, leaving behind volumes of his work. A...
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The Fastbeetles of Kashmir

Abid Rashid (left) and Sami Ullah (right) at the FastBeetle office in Srinagar. Photograph by Vikar Syed for The Kashmir Walla After two months of...
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Saleem Qasba walks back Kashmir to save inherited art

Saleem Qasba, 38, walks back to his hometown to save inherited Kashmir art, but he continues to face taxation and hardships. Photograph by Asif...
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Downtown girl: A rising Martial Arts star

Fiza Nazir (left), a downtown girl, during a martial arts match, which she had won. Ten years ago, a former footballer told his daughter, “If...
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After Roshini Act repealing, “aim to stop Islamic invasion of Jammu”

📷 A woman from Gujjar family in Nowgam area of Srinagar during winters. Photograph by Saide Zahoor In a major development, the Jammu and Kashmir...
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Sleeping on footpaths, abandoned Kashmiri transgender ‘waiting for death’

Ghulam Nabi Mir, a Kashmiri transgender, sleeping (left) on the footpath outside the Srinagar UN Office; Mir having tea on Thursday morning at SMHS...
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‘What kind of brutality is this?’ asks mother after teenage son shot dead

People gathering at the gunfight site in Kapren village of Shopian district in South Kashmir. Photograph by Bhat Burhan "Dear brother, see what is happening...

Decade of bloodshed in Kashmir: 3250 killings

In the last one decade of conflict in Kashmir, highest number of people have been killed in 2018 so far. Around 529 people have...