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.

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,...

Prison Dairies

Former inmates who served in various jails across Jammu and Kashmir, and the lawyers who visited them, reveal an awful tale of official apathy...

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...

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...

Shadow of 90s: Torture 09

The infamous torture centre of 90s Papa 2 and Hariniwas may have been converted into palatial mansions,

Whodunit?

Nearly 14 years after people were expecting some sort of justice in the Panchalthan fake encounter but the army dismissed the CBI investigations saying...

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...
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Pellets & Classroom

A number of students who were hit by the pellets during last two unrests have faced problems in continuation of their studies. While most...

1947: First Blood

Within 24 hours after Kashmir acceded to India in 1947, the Srinagar airport was not only the epicentre of the first war that India...
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The Daughter

Caught in the vortex of multi-polar violence, Razia Sultan’s fight to trace her disappeared father on both sides of LoC is of epic proportions....

Dubious Encounters?

Two families assert their sons killed in encounters were not militants, reports Samreena Nazir On July 25, at around 8 am Abdul Qayoom Dar, a...

Registering A Case

In certain cases, it is difficult to register even a case. Khalid Bashir Gura meets two families who fought protracted battles in court to...

Beyond Murder

Jammu Muslims are in shock over the recovery of an 8-year-old cute Bakerwal girl’s body, a week after her mysterious disappearance. The tragedy struck...

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