Free Press Kashmir


Free Press Kashmir is a Weekly English newspaper printed and published in Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir, India. The weekly newsprint is published in color at Rs. 15 per copy. The editor-in-chief is Qazi Zaid.[1]

Free Press Kashmir
Front page of weekly newspaper Free Press Kashmir, dated 24 June, 2019.
Editor-in-chiefQazi Zaid
Founded2011, 9 years ago
HeadquartersJehangir Chowk, Srinagar


Free Press Kashmir was founded by Sheikh Mushtaq in 2011, and in 2016 Qazi Zaid took over. The newspaper and its website were relaunched in May 2017.[1][2]

Internet blockadeEdit

In August 2019, Free Press Kashmir was shut due to the internet blockade imposed by the government, after the abrogation of Article 370.[3] Free Press Kashmir's website relaunched in May 2020, on World Press Freedom Day, with a new domain name.[4] [5]


  1. ^ a b "About Us | Free Press Kashmir". 2017-03-09. Retrieved 2020-05-19.
  2. ^ Bakshi, Asmita (2019-10-18). "Dystopia vs development: The Kashmir paradox". Livemint. Retrieved 2020-05-19.
  3. ^ Editor Free Press Kashmir: 'Haven't published anything since 50 days' - BBCURDU, retrieved 2020-05-19
  4. ^ "#WorldPressFreedomDay: Stepping into the unknown | Free Press Kashmir". 2020-05-03. Retrieved 2020-05-19.
  5. ^ "Death of news in Kashmir". Retrieved 2020-05-19.

External linksEdit

  • Official Website