By Irfan Bashir On Wednesday, September 7th, 2016

‘Yi Chu Zulum’

  Kashmir Scan met the family of a youngster allegedly killed in cold-blood by J&K Police personnel. This is a detailed account of horror that unfolded on the fateful evening of July 7 at a house on the More...

Azadi that may never come
By Irfan Bashir On Tuesday, July 19th, 2016

Kashmir: The Azadi That May Never Come

“The biggest blunder of the Centre and the State government has been the failure to handle law and order situations. It’s a chain reaction where one person dies and it leads to the deaths of hundreds of More...

By Irfan Bashir On Tuesday, July 12th, 2016

‘Today, mortality rate at GB Pant Hospital is lower than national average’

  After taking over as Medical Superintendent of GB Pant Hospital, Dr Shafqat Khan put into motion a slew of measures which have not only improved patient care at the lone paediatric hospital of the Valley, More...

By Irfan Bashir On Saturday, July 9th, 2016

Kashmir Erupts in Chaos: Latest Updates

  People carrying the body of HM Commander Burhan Wani for burial in Kashmir Here are 15 latest updates from Kashmir since Burhan Wani’s Encounter on Friday: 1.)  So far, 23 people have been killed (including More...

By Irfan Bashir On Thursday, June 9th, 2016

Patriarchal Power Structures

By Irfan Bashir When I read Audre Lorde’s essay – “The master’s tool will never dismantle the master’s house”, there was a line that caught my attention. “Only within a patriarchal structure is maternity More...

By Irfan Bashir On Wednesday, January 6th, 2016

Murder mystery of HM militant solved: Police

KS Correspondent Srinagar, Jan 06:  Baramulla Police has solved the murder mystery of an HM militant after arresting three people including another HM militant last evening. On Sep 09-2015 an unidentified bullet More...

By Irfan Bashir On Monday, April 7th, 2014

Lolab Encounter: FAKE or FACT

March 2014 By Irfan Bashir One more encounter, few more killings, and once more the slain have been dubbed as foreign militants. They may be foreign militants. They may well not be. This situation is not a new one More...

By Irfan Bashir On Saturday, June 15th, 2013


  Close shave with death An untold story of an infant … when army captain was ready to shoot him in head that too in his mother’s lap By Irfan Shah My conscious mind deprives me of the memories that so strongly More...

By Irfan Bashir On Saturday, June 15th, 2013

A Lost Kashmiriyat

By Irfan Bashir All of my family members are sitting in a Hamaam enjoying the mild warmth of the stones. Someone is pouring noon chai from a samawaar in a traditional cup – a round pot without a handle. Everyone More...

By Irfan Bashir On Saturday, June 15th, 2013

Interview Bashir Arif- Director Radio Kashmir

      ‘Politics is all about lies and procrastination’ June 2013 By Irfan Bashir   How would you describe yourself in a word?   I am a package. I am a footballer, painter, cook, workhorse, journalist, writer, More...

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