About Omair Ahmad
Omair Ahmad studied at Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, and Syracuse University, New York. He has worked at the Central & South Asia Division of the Voice of America, as Political Adviser at the British High Commission in New Delhi, and has written a novel on the rise of extremism among mainland Indian Muslims.
Articles by Omair Ahmad
The Kashmir earthquake of 8 October 2005 is now estimated to have killed more than 80,000 people, easily outstripping conservative estimates of the number of people killed in the last sixteen years of violent conflict in the Indian-controlled part of the region, the state of Jammu & Kashmir (J&K).