Browsing: Justice

History
A Murder most foul

The events that unfurled after the killing of teenager Tufail Mattoo put the entire Kashmir Valley on boil in 2010.…

Justice
Perfecting Role-play

As National Conference and Peoples Democratic Party slug it out on who was drawing political mileage out of the hanging…

Conflict Silence of graveyard: Lal Chowk wears a deserted look after seperatists called for shutdown against hanging of Afzal Guru -- Photo: Bilal Bahadur
Afzal Guru A Posthumous Probe?

As a deceptive normalcy returns to Kashmir amid separatist-sponsored strikes and government imposed curfews, a lot of reportage is emerging…

Conflict
Pushed To The Wall

In various cities and towns across India, Kashmiris are prone to face harassment and societal exclusion. These dangers became visible…

Conflict The para-military forces had placed concertina wires on the road leading to the village of Afzal Guru in Sopore --Photo: Abid Nabi
With Grieving Gurus’

Temporarily inaccessible for law and order reasons, Sameer Yasir opted a crisscross trek to reach the tiny Mazbug, home of…

Conflict
Kashmir’s Own 9/11

As unionists and pro-freedom leaders have come together to echo fears of political radicalisation among the youth, there is little…

Conflict
A Jail Story

Knowing that he was going to meet his creator very soon, Afzal had resigned to fate and turned to religion…

Conflict
Knots of the NOOSE

Afzal Guru dropped out of medical college, crossed LoC, returned and surrendered. His protracted struggle to survive without becoming a…

Crime
THE LOWEST CONVICTION STORY

While the issue of security for women hogged headlines in mainland India, Kashmir’s is a different story. Being a conservative…

Justice
In the Court of Law

The courts in Jammu and Kashmir settled many cases in 2012. While the verdicts evoked controversies in many instances, some…

Justice
Addressing Lawless Laws

The state government which wastes no opportunity to empathize with the victims of conflict made every effort to maintain the…

Conflict A woman cries as she hugs her brother after his surrender in Rampur
Survival Tales

Trained across the LoC, they fought in Kashmir, were jailed and set free. Some of them surrendered too. But that…

Conflict
Till Death

The J&K High Court ruling which upheld the ‘imprisonment for life’ sentence of the incarcerated separatist, Ashiq Hussain Faktoo, has…

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