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‘Worse Than Animals’: Inside Kashmir’s Deeply Distressed Disabled World

Philauri Jaan, a resident of Nepora village in southern Kashmir, was shot at her right ribcage in 1996. Caught in…

1 month ago

Of Culture, Food and Identity—Mountain Moorings of Mainland Kashmiris

By Saumy Tripathi “Hukkus Bukkus Telyi wan tsch kus Onum Battoukh loddoum deygye Hukkus Bukkus Telyi wan tsch kus Onum…

3 months ago

Fight Against Disability Has Become Personal in Kashmir

Mohammed Haneef, a resident of Pattan area of district Baramulla in north Kashmir, has become a new hope for the…

3 months ago

Significant Yet Sidelined—Women in Kashmir Politics

'Women in J&K are liberal to join other fields like medical, engineering, media but when it comes to politics there…

4 months ago

Notes on the Kaeshur Mot

In folklore, he (it is usually a he), is a wanderer, has no real habitat or home, is oblivious to…

7 months ago

Film Legend Dilip Kumar Dies at 98 

The actor, known to generations of film-goers as ‘tragedy king’ for his portrayal of the brooding, intense romantic in classics…

12 months ago

Iftikhar Hussain- A Polymath Virtuoso Loses Battle to Covid

In 1997 when Kashmir Observer was established Iftikhar volunteered to be part of this new media project. He left the…

1 year ago

Scribe’s Rise as Satirist

Bereft of slapstick comedy, the radio jockey’s social media jesting is setting him apart from the crowd of comics.

1 year ago

Remembering Mir Shafqat Hussian—The People’s Advocate

On this day, last year, prominent advocate Mir Shafqat Hussian died after battling for life at a hospital in Delhi.…

1 year ago

Sajood Sailani No More, His Plays Will Go On

Counted among the legendary drama writers of Kashmir, like Akhtar Mohi Ud Din, Som Nath Sadhu and Pushkar Bhan, Sajood…

2 years ago