Fahad Shah

Fahad Shah

Fahad Shah is a journalist and editor currently reporting from Kashmir and New Delhi. He is the editor of the Anthology Of Occupation and Resistance: Writings from Kashmir and the magazine, The Kashmir Walla.

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100 days after Modi’s Kashmir clampdown, locals see bleak future

India’s lockdown has plunged the region into a state of unease, bringing businesses, schools and life to a standstill

18 Nov 2019 - 7:44PM

India’s lockdown has plunged the region into a state of unease, bringing businesses, schools and life to a standstill

100 days after Modi’s Kashmir clampdown, locals see bleak future
Opinion | Reporting on the silence of siege in Kashmir

Life was turned upside down for everyone when India announced the revocation of Kashmir’s special status on August 5, with feelings of vulnerability, fear and hopelessness overpowering the journalists of Kashmir.

20 Oct 2019 - 4:00PM

Life was turned upside down for everyone when India announced the revocation of Kashmir’s special status on August 5, with feelings of vulnerability, fear and hopelessness overpowering the journalists of Kashmir.

Reporting on the silence of siege in Kashmir
How a four-star hotel in Indian-held Kashmir became a political prison

Until recently, the Centaur Lake View Hotel offered lavish suites and hosted political conferences that saw Kashmiri leaders defend India’s rule. But since Narendra Modi’s crackdown, the hotel has turned into a makeshift jail to house those same politicians.

24 Sep 2019 - 2:50PM

Until recently, the Centaur Lake View Hotel offered lavish suites and hosted political conferences that saw Kashmiri leaders defend India’s rule. But since Narendra Modi’s crackdown, the hotel has turned into a makeshift jail to house those same politicians.

How a four-star hotel in Indian-held Kashmir became a political prison
Injured, pregnant Kashmiris cut off from emergency aid as phone lines go dead in Modi’s communications blackout

Since Narendra Modi’s government announced it was revoking the autonomy of Jammu and Kashmir, phone lines to hospital and fire services have been dead.

25 Aug 2019 - 10:01PM

Since Narendra Modi’s government announced it was revoking the autonomy of Jammu and Kashmir, phone lines to hospital and fire services have been dead.

Injured, pregnant Kashmiris cut off from emergency aid as phone lines go dead in Modi’s communications blackout
On the ground in Kashmir, feelings of loss, betrayal and helplessness as Srinagar remains in lockdown

A communications blackout and curfew have left Kashmiris in disarray, fearing the Hindu nationalist government’s next move.

8 Aug 2019 - 10:12AM

A communications blackout and curfew have left Kashmiris in disarray, fearing the Hindu nationalist government’s next move.

On the ground in Kashmir, feelings of loss, betrayal and helplessness as Srinagar remains in lockdown
In Kashmir, there is ‘hysteria, panic and confusion’ as Pakistan and India walk tightrope between war and peace

Kashmir has been a major flashpoint since the end of British rule in the subcontinent in 1947.

2 Mar 2019 - 10:42PM

Kashmir has been a major flashpoint since the end of British rule in the subcontinent in 1947.

In Kashmir, there is ‘hysteria, panic and confusion’ as Pakistan and India walk tightrope between war and peace
As Modi cuts it loose, Kashmir is about to get even worse. Yes, that’s possible

Now that a Ramadan ceasefire has ended in the trouble-torn region, a bloody government crackdown looms with an eye on elections.

22 Jun 2018 - 8:49PM

Now that a Ramadan ceasefire has ended in the trouble-torn region, a bloody government crackdown looms with an eye on elections.

As Modi cuts it loose, Kashmir is about to get even worse. Yes, that’s possible
Political crisis brews as police file murder charges against army in India’s Kashmir

Threat to ruling coalition as BJP backs soldiers while local partner wants probe into army firing.

2 Feb 2018 - 7:55PM

Threat to ruling coalition as BJP backs soldiers while local partner wants probe into army firing.

Political crisis brews as police file murder charges against army in India’s Kashmir