Pirzada Shakir is a journalist based in Indian administered Kashmir. He extensively writes on conflict, identity conflict, human rights, gender, social issues, environment and politics. His work has been published in different international and Indian media outlets including The New Arab, The Diplomat, Article-14, TRT World and many more. He is a senior reporter at Kashmir's top subscribed media outlet 'The Kashmir Walla'
After Syed Ali Shah Geelani's death at his residence in Srinagar on Wednesday, the government imposed a strict communication blackout - barring mobile phones, internet services, and also corporate internet services.
As attacks against India's Muslim community escalate, a popular genre of Hindu supremacist songs have provided a new soundtrack to the nation's religious violence.
Thirty years apart, a militant attack on a Kashmiri Pandit in south Kashmir this week has pushed the family to ponder over the age-old dilemma: whether to leave or live in Kashmir.
How can the Taliban's take over impact Kashmir and the geopolitics of South Asia? Lieutenant General (Retired) Syed Ata Hasnain of the Indian Army speaks on the issue with The Kashmir Walla's Pirzada Shakir
Mir Sarwar wanted to become a sportsman and studied engineering. In conversation with The Kashmir Walla's Pirzada Shakir, the Kashmiri actor tells of his journey into Bollywood, his struggle, experience, and future works.
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