Tag: Jammu and Kashmir

Hit By Dual Lockdowns, Kashmiri Hawkers In A State of Crisis

 
/ June 11, 2020

India’s Kashmir valley has been in a state of lockdown, much before the COVID-19 imposed lockdown in the rest of India, since August 5, 2019. It has hit street vendors, hawkers and daily wagers the hardest. 27 year old Suhail Ahmad, a resident of Shopian used to sell different commodities...

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Enforced Disappearances: The Fight for Justice

 
/ February 1, 2019

Twenty two years on, two Kashmiri continue their search for their missing sons.

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Government Evicts Nomadic Communities in Jammu Without Notice or Rehabilitation

 
/ October 8, 2018

The Forest Right Act does not apply to Jammu & Kashmir, making nomadic communities in the state vulnerable to alienation, eviction and violence.

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In Poonch, the Lack of a Road Hampers Education

 
/ September 26, 2018

Governments come and governments go, but in half a century, none has built a road to this government higher secondary school in Poonch.

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Kashmiri Youth In Tourist Town Tackle Waste

 
/ August 27, 2018

An environment lover in J&K’s Anantnag district is recruiting volunteers to help clean his town of trash.

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Seeking Justice for Medical Negligence in Kashmir

 
/ August 10, 2018

Private hospitals have become money minting machines, says a Srinagar couple who lost their newborn baby to medical negligence.

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All Is Lost To A Mindless Massacre

 
/ August 1, 2018

Along with dead bodies, much more was buried in the Nadimarg Massacre in Jammu and Kashmir more than 15 years ago.

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A Highway in Kashmir Threatens to Cut Across the Fortunes of Farmers

 
/ June 27, 2018

Apple and peach farmers in Budgam fear losing their land as the road of development lays down concrete through their orchards.