Kashmir
Father booked under anti-terror law in Kashmir for demanding teenage son’s dead body

Following the killing of his son along with two other young men in Srinagar, Mushtaq Ahmad Wani, has been protesting for over a month demanding that his son’s dead body be handed over. On February 8, the police charged him and a few others under the draconian anti-terror law

Fake encounter Kashmir Families of youth killed in fake encounter hold protest in Kashmir 

Ather Mushtaq, Ajaz Maqbool Ganai and Zubair Lone were killed in an encounter on December 30. Their bodies have not been handed over to the families yet

Houseboats in Kashmir’s Dal Lake: Once iconic, now neglected

The houseboat sector in Kashmir’s Dal Lake is facing a deep crisis due to a ban on repairs. The houseboats’ owners have appealed to the government to implement sustainable methods like bio-digester tanks

Families of youth killed in Kashmir claim they were civilians

The three youth, 24-year-old Ajaz Maqbool Ganai, teenager Athar Wani and 22-year-old Zubair Lone, were killed in a military operation that began on Tuesday and ended on Wednesday morning. They army claimed they were terrorists

Protest in Kashmir Massive protests rock Kashmir’s Srinagar after security forces allegedly assault two youth

Protesters have demanded strict action against the personnel involved in the assault on two youth, 20-year-old Shahid Ahad and 21-year-old Auqib Dar

Protest against custodial death Kashmir Alleged custodial killing triggers protests in northern Kashmir

The family of 23-year-old Irfan Ahmad Dar said he was killed in cold blood while in police custody even as the police claim he escaped. The alleged custodial killing triggered protests in northern Kashmir

JKCCS report Kashmir 500,000 Kashmiri have lost their jobs because of digital apartheid, says JKCCS report

A report by the Jammu Kashmir Coalition of Civil Society remarks that the multi-faceted and targeted denial of digital rights is a “systemic form of discrimination, digital repression and collective punishment” for the Kashmiri population

Families of missing Kashmiri men allege they were killed in a staged encounter

Three men were killed by security forces in Shopian district of Kashmir on July 18. A few days ago, their pictures appeared on social media and were identified by their family members who said they were laborers who were searching for jobs

“People of Kashmir are living in shock”

In 2019, India’s ruling BJP finally enacted what what its fascistic ideological parent, the RSS, had wanted 66 years beforehand – the abrogation of special status of Jammu and Kashmir. Communist leader M.Y. Tarigami talks about the past year

What has changed since Kashmir’s special status was revoked?

The last one year has been described by the people of Kashmir as one of utter distress and helplessness.

In Kashmir, India’s policies echo Israeli atrocities

A year after the abrogation of Kashmir’s special status and the imposition of a harsh lockdown, the parallels between India’s policies and that of Israel are all the more stark

No minimum wage, regularisation for Kashmir’s CPWs

In Kashmir, the contingent paid workers (CPWs) associated with the Department of Education have been waiting to get their basic salary for the last three years.

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