Browsing: Crime

Offering a detailed reportage of the diverse crimes taking place in the society, this section is a window to detailed narratives about some serious crimes that were committed in Jammu and Kashmir since 2009 and made news.

Conflict
Mehand Murders

Homes and properties getting up in smoke are not so uncommon in Kashmir. But blasting a home along with its inmates…

Crime
Braid Costs

As the mysterious hair-cutting of the womenfolk gets upgraded to a sort of epidemic, Kashmir is witnessing massive costs for…

Crime
Grim Stories

Statistically, the crimes against women have gone down in last two years. But Saima Bhat reports tragic and heart wrenching…

Crime
The Beggar I met

Next time you come across a young lady with disfigured face seeking alms, stop for a moment to listen to…

Cover Story
The Missing Mudasir?

When a junior engineer left her four-year-old kid home and jumped off the bridge at Zaina Kadal to commit suicide,…

Crime
A Major Death

When a young army major was brought out dead from her Bari Brahmana quarter, the story ended with the assertion…

Crime
A Pistol Thief

What is the extreme a thief can do in a conflict ridden place like Kashmir? Meet Deena, who literally vanished…

Crime
Love, That Wasn’t?

The reluctant love marriage that recently ended with suspicious death of an English teacher of Srinagar seems to have an…

Business
Poppy Pop Up

Marijuana is outdated. Now poppy cultivation is popular in Kashmir because it yields better, faster, is less labour intensive and…

Cover Story
Bride Burners

The alarming trend in which families resort to kerosene and a match-stick instead of counselling, to manage conjugal discord, is…

Cover Story
Man Behind the Mask

Only an investigation will reveal if the Bandipora shootout that killed Altaf Dar, J&K Police’s larger than life investigator, was…

Careers
Dream Chaser 

He tried his hands at teaching and then working for the government, but there was something that kept him looking…

Crime
Ah, Set Afire

With conflict dominating the discourse, the ugly side of Kashmir’s routine is consigned to individual memory. To this was added…

Crime
Driven to Death!

With an alarming rise in domestic violence cases women find themselves in a fix between reporting abuse and saving their…

Crime
An Addict’s Story

He started smoking for fun but once he landed in a college in Delhi things turned ugly. With drugs like…

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