Dissent in Democracy: Community Correspondents Discuss the State of the Country on Gandhi’s Birthday
In recent times, there has been a clampdown on voices of dissent in India. On Gandhi Jayanti, correspondents shared their experiences reporting about issues that may ruffle feathers, and decided that Gandhi would have approved.
Illegal sand-mining in a tributary of Jhelum poses long term threat not just for the environment but for south Kashmir's sustainability.
If Jammu and Kashmir is remote and disconnected, wait till you read about Kashmir's Gurez valley.
Erratic communication and internet blackout continues to clog people's lives in Kashmir. How long is the government going to continue this in the name of 'peace'?
"Most narratives about Kashmir that TV studios push down our throats are without letting Kashmiris speak. Where are the ground reports from the valley that tell the real concerns of the people?" Nadiya Shafi, our community correspondent from Srinagar, writes about the clampdown in Kashmir.
At least 8,000 families in Kashmir have lost their loved ones to enforced disappearances at the behest of the Indian armed forces. But the state refuses to acknowledge the problem and take action.