Fahad Shah

OPEN TO OPINION

The writer is a journalist currently reporting from Kashmir and New Delhi. He is the editor of the anthology Of Occupation and Resistance: Writings from Kashmir and founding editor of the magazine The Kashmir Walla.

POLITICS

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To tweet, or not to tweet – The dilemma of being Shah Faesal

Kashmir’s iconic civil services officer sparked off a row after his ‘Rapistan’ tweet. But does being an IAS officer – and a Kashmiri – mean end of free speech?

POLITICS

 |   7-minute read

How Kashmir’s youth are caught between a bullet and a CRPF van

Ramzan ceasefire faces the fallout of both militant attacks and a man crushed under a CRPF vehicle recently. What do Kashmiri youth envisage of their future?

POLITICS

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Burhan Wani’s killing could fuel a new-age militancy in Kashmir

Around five active militants attended his funeral procession but had to leave the spot due to huge public presence.

POLITICS

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Does #JNUShutDown make young India anti-national?

Anyone who raises questions, with logic and reason, to the authority is considered an enemy.

POLITICS

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