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THE STORY SO FAR

Ahanger’s wife, Nelofar, 22 and sister Asiya, 17, had gone to their orchard in Shopian periphery on May 29. They did not return, and...

Rape of an investigation

The only bit of evidence on Shopian "rapes and murders" has been lost as CFSL report says that the vaginal swabs of victims have...

Fudging all the way

It is not the first time that fudging of samples for DNA profiling has surfaced in a case in Kashmir. DNA fudging made news...

BLOCKADE AND AFTER

Last summer, as Kashmir rose to undo any future threat of economic blockade, traders seemed determined to regain control over the trade and open...

Mystery of the list

Muzaffar Hussain Baig’s allegation against chief minister not only brought back the 2006 sexual exploitation scam into focus but raised queries about the so...

DISGRACE

The political drama that unfolded right from day one of Budget session in J&K Assembly displayed how low politicians in J&K can stoop. Kashmir...

FAULTLINE LADAKH

For centuries, Muslims and Buddhists in Leh have shared ties of kinship and culture. That is history. Larger political goals are now splitting communities...

CAN OMAR REGAIN KASHMIR?

  For J&K’s youngest ever chief minister there is more to hide than show in the first six months of governance. The road ahead is...

WITHDRAWING CRPF

Chief Minister Omar Abdullah stumbles on his moves to replace the CRPF by police, stating that state lacked enough police strength. What nobody tells...

Empowering Kashmir

The 12 MW Athwatoo Hydro Power Project commissioned last week marks the beginning of private sector’s venture into J&K’s small power projects. Built by...

CALLING INDIA INC: SHOULD WE?

Historically, non-local investors have been coming to state as fortune hunters. Now J&K government is again inviting them. KASHMIR LIFE examines if the investors, with no...

Unkept Promises

New Delhi’s latest promise to look into AFSPA reverses the ground covered by the Working Groups set up by the prime minister which clearly...

Uncovering a cover up?

As the mystery about the gang rape and murder in Shopian slowly unfolds, the investigative lapses and interventions in the case are becoming strikingly...

Murder most foul

JK Government’s one-man inquiry commission to probe the alleged rape and murder of a women and a teenage girl in Shopian, has its task...

Sex Slavery

Abducted, she spent more than a year as a sex slave entertaining drug addicts, paedophiles and other criminals who brutalized her childhood. She was...

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