Human Rights

Part of Kashmir’s history was dominated by the debate on rights and the liberties that individuals can avail. This section has exhaustive reportage of individuals and incidents that keep the debate going on.

A Haunted Hill

As the Supreme Court has issued a fresh notice to the army, CBI and the Central Government seeking explanation for closing the case of...

Jail Worries

With the septuagenarian separatist dying of Covid-19 in a Jammu jail, hundreds of families are worried across Kashmir. Now the political class has requested...
A soldier stands gaurd in Bohri Kadal on January 22, 1990 a day afetr the massacre -- Photo: Mehraj Din

Gawkadal A Massacre, A Case

It took 22 years for the State Human Rights Commission to order a formal inquiry into Gawkadal massacre in which scores of harmless people...

Shooting In The Silence

Suffocated under indefinite curfew, four young students came together on the Facebook and evolved an idea of making a documentary video about an eight-year-old...

The Amshipora ‘Encounter’

Three weeks after an ‘encounter’ in which three ‘militants’ were reported killed, families in Rajouri said they were their young members who had gone...
Relatives of political detainees coming out of MLA hostel Srinagar - KL Image by Tahir Bhat

The Jail In Neighbourhood

As the UT administration shifted the detained political class from a Boulevard Hotel to the Lawmakers’ Hostel, apparently for the winters, their families were...

Into The Darkness

The debate about use of lethal weapons like pellet guns might have died down for a while but the victims are living a long...

Red Calendar

With the overall death toll highest in a decade, Aaqib Hyder does not foresee any shift in the next year given the lack of...
Avtar Singh asli

Killer’s last decade

Serial killer, Major Avtar Singh could have neither fled India without government help nor lived in the US without the local sleuths looking the...

Jagmohan Days

NDA government’s Padma Vibhushan to Jagmohan Malhotra pushed Kashmir back to his stint in the 1990s’, reliving the days and nights of horror and terror....

Shot In Shopian

A brief gun-battle triggered a chain of events that consumed seven lives including two young men who joined militancy in different situations, as two...

No Empathy For Injured

by Masood Hussain “After I regained consciousness many hours after the operation was over, I was told that the police officer let the ambulance go...

A History’s Witness

K D Sethi is a dark old horse that has been a part of and an intimate witness to some of the most important...

Jail Lawyer

Arrested while in the first year of graduation way back in 2013, a young man has cleared his graduation, acquired a law degree and...

Lalla Rookh Eyes

Exactly 200 years after Irish blind poet Thomas Moore sung in praise of Kashmir, its beauty, its women and their eyes in his epic-poem,...

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