Features Editor of FPK, Bilal has been covering Kashmir for the past six years.

Freelance journalist based in Kashmir, passionate about photography, Completed bachelors degree in mass communication and multimedia production. Currently Reporting for FREE PRESS KASHMIR, a weekly online news portal based in Kashmir.

Qazi Zaid is the editor of Free Press Kashmir.

Dr. Ramzy Baroud has been writing about the Middle East for over 20 years. He is an internationally-syndicated columnist, a media consultant, an author of several books and the founder of His books include “Searching Jenin”, “The Second Palestinian Intifada” and his latest “My Father Was a Freedom Fighter: Gaza’s Untold Story”. His website is

Kashmir Based Photo/Multimedia journalist.

Alt News is an anti-propaganda site that acts as an antidote to fake propagandists that have established themselves in social media as well as mainstream media. We will also cover news which the mainstream media often skips or provides inadequate coverage to such as caste-based atrocities, religious discrimination, labour struggles, farmer struggles etc. We plan to get subject matter experts to write on various issues such as public policy, legal matters and other trending issues. The legal entity behind is a not for profit (Section 8) company called Pravda Media Foundation (CIN: U93030GJ2017NPL099435).

The writer is a Masters of Marketing from University of London & is a steel fabricator by profession.

Arshie Qureshi is a reporter based in Kashmir. She writes about women and public interest.

Bisma Bhat is a student of Journalism perusing her Masters at Central University of Kashmir.

Baba Tamim is an internationally published independent photojournalist based in Kashmir and Qatar. He specializes in covering conflict, human rights and environmental issues. In his seven years of career he has done several projects for Al Jazeera Digital Magazine, Al Jazeera online- Qatar, Pakistan and Tehelka- India.

Hari Prasad is an independent researcher on Middle East and South Asian politics and security.

Ranjit Devraj is the regional editor of Inter Press Service. In the past he has been a special correspondent with the United News of India news agency. Devraj counts two years in the trenches (1989-1990) covering the violent Gorkha autonomy movement in the Darjeeling Hills as most valuable in a career of varied journalistic experience.

Burooj Ghani is a PhD candidate at the University of Göttingen. He is currently based in Hamburg, Germany.

Swaminathan S. Anklesaria Aiyar has been editor of two of India’s biggest economic dailies, Financial Express in 1988-90 and The Economic Times in 1992-94. For two decades, he was also the India Correspondent of The Economist, the British weekly. He has been a frequent consultant to the World Bank and Asian Development Bank. He is best known for his popular weekly column in The Times of India, “Swaminomics”.

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