Azhar Qadri

Azhar Qadri

Azhar Qadri is a journalist with more than a decade of experience in reporting from New Delhi and Kashmir. He has written extensively on Kashmir’s politics and insurgency.

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The New Kashmir Insurgency

The New Kashmir Insurgency

Throughout the last decade, as internet penetration deepened and the number of social media users grew in Kashmir, a young generation of militants emerged from the ashes of a dying movement. This generation weaponized social media, setting the stage for a unidirectional conversation in which the insurgents showcased their lives and ideology.

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India’s COVID Nightmare

India’s COVID Nightmare

The pandemic’s second wave in India was merciless. In the first week of May, 2.7 million people were infected and 26,000 died. India’s metropolises became open memorials of death and anguish, the suffering belying cracks in the invincible and messianic image of Modi, who became diminished in his darkest hour.

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