Qadri Inzamam
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Qadri Inzamam

Journalist. I write on politics, human rights, art and culture, technology and social media. When news doesn't interest me, I write flash-fiction.


Revealed: The mysterious case of 'Shadow Brokers' and NHS hacking

The seeds of the massive cyber attack that disrupted hospitals across England and affected almost 100 countries including India on Friday were sown by a mysterious hacking group "Shadow Brokers" in April when it leaked a hacking tool called "Eternal Blue"

The Week / May 2017

Secure Cloud services paramount to data security: SBI

In order to ward off growing cyber threats against the banking and finance sector, standardising security infrastructure is the key and deploying secure Cloud services is the first step towards that, a top State Bank of India (SBI) executive has emphasise

Business Standard / June 2017

ATMs easy target for hackers, say experts

At a time when serpentine queues continue to grow outside ATMs across the country following the demonetisation move, a top executive of Intel Security has warned that ATMs in India are susceptible to security breaches.

Financial Express / December 2016

Sabzar Bhat, Burhan's close aide, was top on the wanted list

Sabzar Ahmad Bhat, the Hizbul Mujahideen commander killed in a gunfight with security forces on Saturday in south Kashmir's Tral, turned to militancy in April 2015 after the killing of Khalid Muzaffar, the younger brother of slain militant Burhan Wani.

Business Standard / May 2017

Privacy concerns in Kashmir over cellphone prying

Even as officials denied it was routine policing practice, dozens of incidents have been reported in recent weeks in which security forces have checked photos, videos and WhatsApp messages of civilians on their smartphones.

Economic Times / August 2017

A dangerous new phase of Kashmir conflict

Indian forces on May 27 killed eleven Kashmiris, including Sabzar Ahmad Bhat the successor of Burhan Muzaffar Wani, in Indian-occupied Kashmir. It is a huge death toll when the Muslim dominated-valley and the Kashmiri youth are already disturbed and frust

The Express Tribune / May 2017

कश्मीर: सरपंचों की हत्या के पीछे कौन?

उत्तर कश्मीर के सोपोर में हाल में हुए विधानसभा चुनाव के तीन दिन बाद पांच अज्ञात बंदूक़धारियों ने गांव के हेगाम इलाक़े के एक गांव के सरपंच को अग़वा कर लिया. अगली सुबह कश्मीर पुलिस को एक बाग़ से सरपंच की गोलियों से छलनी लाश मिली. बीबीसी ने ऐसे कुछ परिवारों

BBC Hindi / December 2014

यहाँ महिलाओं को रखा गया मतदान से दूर

भारत प्रशासित कश्मीर में गांदरबल ज़िले के कुछ गांवों में पख़्तून बहुल आबादी रहती है. बहुत पहले ही अफ़गानिस्तान और पाकिस्तान से आकर यहां बसे लोग अपनी भाषा, परम्पराओं और रहन-सहन को लेकर काफ़ी सतर्क हैं. कश्मीर में मतदान के दौरान भी यहां महिलाएं घर से नहीं न

BBC Hindi / November 2014

A Nightmare

In spring, when all the farmers of the village tilled their lands and sowed crops, Hameed would do all the work himself. His wife helped him at some occasions but not when the work would be heavy and apt for men only. Hameed felt envious when he saw other

Kashmir Lit / August 2014

THE NIGHT OF MARTYRDOM

The night has fallen long ago and I won’t be stalking sleep tonight. Their guns have stopped to roar for a while, but they will resume again. They have difficulty in locating me in this dilapidated house at night and I am taking its benefit. But for how l

Raiot / May 2016

Through Blinded Eyes: A Kashmir Story

The Quint’s Susnata Paul illustrates poignant prose written by Qadri Inzamam about growing up in a conflict-ridden Kashmir valley.

The Quint / August 2016

Why Asia’s longest iftar party failed to deliver?

On the footpath along the Dal lake, where the organizers of ‘Asia’s Longest Iftar Party’ had spread carpets, sat around 50-60 kids (later the number increased) – all orphans –morosely. I talked to many of them and it was obvious from their conversations t

Two Circles / July 2015

PERILOUS JOURNEY

Cab drivers in Kashmir are often taken to ferry military or police. They dread nothing more

Kashmir Ink / November 2017

NO BOOKS FOR CHILDREN

If you’re looking for some children’s literature at a bookshop in Kashmir, don’t be surprised to find nothing written by local authors. You may end up leaving with a children’s book written by foreign authors. Grimm’s Fairy Stories, for example

Kashmir Ink / April 2016

MY MOTHER’S EARRINGS

When you’ve been locked up in an unknown dingy cold room for a time, you realise that the difference between days and nights doesn’t mean much anymore. You don’t notice how the night swallows the bright day and how the day resurrects every morning. The da

Kindle Magazine / September 2015

RENEGADE

Every night, in his bed, Altaf thinks about the mountain passes and the forests he has to pass through to return home. These musings are frightening but soothes him when he imagines himself in his home, in Srinagar. He has somehow managed to count the dis

Kindle Magazine / February 2014

UNKNOWN GUNMEN OF KASHMIR

In light of the recent killing of the Sarpanch of a village in Sopore, Haziq Qadri and Qadri Inzamam take a closer look at this recent phenomenon of unknown gunmen targeting members of the Panchayat in Jammu and Kashmir.

Kindle Magazine / December 2014

ISIL AND KASHMIR : TRUTH AND/OR REALITY

During a protest against Israel’s military offensive in Gaza, a section of Kashmiri youth were heard raising pro-ISIL (Islamic State of Iraq and Levant) slogans. Qadri Inzamam, tries to study the effect of this new force, on the already complex dynamics o

Kindle Magazine / July 2014

Only Pakistani flags served on this dasterkhwan

He cuts a square-shaped piece of cloth from a long roll of white Dasterkhwan, then draws a crescent and a star on its one half and paints it green on the other, thus completing a Pakistani flag. Though the crescent and star on the flag are not neatly draw

The Kashmir Reader / September 2016

‘Their hearts are harder than our stones’

“Watching them fearlessly throwing stones at the signs of occupation sent a chill down my spine and I don’t remember how I grabbed a stone, ran forward and hurled it at the group of Indian forces.”

The Kashmir Reader / August 2016

Kashmir: A cultural crossroad

About an hour’s journey from Srinagar, Kashmir a road running between the vast paddy fields diverts towards a cluster of small villages called Gutlibagh. It is polling day in the village and men of different ages are gathered in small clusters in the vill

The Express Tribune / December 2014

Disappeared Kashmiris: The Missing

Imagine a day without knowing where your loved one is. Now imagine a lifetime. But for the hundreds of families in Kashmir — whose sons, brothers, husbands and fathers have been missing for years — there is little left to imagine since this is a reality t

The Express Tribune / August 2014

In Kashmir, “Non-Lethal” Weapons Cause Lethal Damage

Tamana’s mother, Shameema, recalled that she was initially unable to fathom why her daughter’s eye was bleeding either. A little later, they realised that Tamana had been hit by a rubber pellet.

The Caravan / July 2016

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