The Double Cross?

As cops found their colleague accompanying the most wanted militant in a Jammu bound car intercepted on the highway, it was like a proverbial...

Justice Delayed

With the protesting Kashmir Bar Association permitting a limited number of its members to plead the emergency cases, the courts are mostly dealing the...

Long Wait For Justice

As the Kashmir lockdown and communication blockade gets into the third month, people expect the court interventions may actually offer some relief. In cases...

Costly Acquittals

In the 1996 Rajasthan bus-blast case, police booked, among others, four Kashmiris – arrested from Kathmandu and Gujarat. A trial was launched and the...

Sketching 35A

Tens of thousands of rims were printed in reporting, analysing and commenting on the attempts aimed at proving the illegality of Article 35(A) in...

A Body Snatcher

Nobody knows about the body-bags he might have filled during his Kashmir posting. But Major Gogoi, who was finally sent to the Court Martial,...

‘Abrogating Article 35(A) Will Trigger Constitutional Chaos’

As a Supreme Court bench is scheduled to decide the fate of petitions challenging the special constitutional provisions which protects the identity of Jammu...

Indefensible Cases?

The ‘beauty’ of the collapsed BJPDP regime was that the two parties agreed on issues in the Agenda of Alliance but took their disagreements...

Driven Over

Last week, Kashmir witnessed another harrowing clip of a killing recorded by some citizen journalist. Saima Bhat visited the family to understand the boy...

Rediscovering Noose

The gruesome incident in Kathua in which a minor was kidnapped and brutally gang-raped has pushed the government to issue an ordinance that makes...

Hang Till Death

As Chief Minister announced a mandatory capital punishment in cases of rape of children, Saima Bhat reports the two cases from Kashmir in which...

How A US Court Wronged Kashmir’s Tanveer Hussain?

When Kashmir’s ace snowshoe racer Tanveer Hussain was invited to participate in a US competition, the Trump administration’s racial remarks and policy came in...

Dismissed Pelters

Hiding stick to pave way for the carrot, the government recently announced an amnesty for the first time stone pelters. But there are various...

Hang Till Death

Twelve years after a six-year-old baby girl was kidnapped, raped, killed and thrown into a trench, the court awarded capital punishment to the convict....

Kashmir athlete Tanveer pleads guilty to sexual abuse, awaits deportation

Srinagar A 25-year-old Kashmiri sportsman, who was arrested on charges of sexually abusing a minor girl, has avoided trial by pleading guilty and is awaiting...

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