Residents of Bandipora still await flood relief

Video By: Aneesa Hamid | Text By: Shafat Mir | 27 April 2016 The floods in 2014 not only caused the severe damage to houses of these Kawapora residents but also took away every source of income from these poor inhabitants. Paddy fields, orchards, and the businesses suffered losses in millions but the government provided […]

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North Kashmir’s largest hospital lacks proper equipment and staff

District hospital in Baramulla, which is considered as the largest hospital in North Kashmir, is scarce of doctors, paramedics, and other requisite staff. There is a shortage of proper equipment too. The hospital was upgraded from 50 bedded to 100 bedded but the staff is the same, technically insufficient for the upgraded one. Mir Yaseen […]

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Finally the hospital administration gets toilets cleaned after years in Budgam

The administration of district hospital Budgam was compelled to get the washrooms cleaned after our correspondent reported and highlighted the issue. The unclean toilets in this hospital had made patients and attendants to suffer all these years as the lavatories were never cleaned despite having an adequate staff available for the purpose. The medical superintendent […]

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Solidarity Group holds protest demonstration in Srinagar – Seeks Release and legal protection of Handwara Girl

Video By: Nadiya Shafi | Text By: Sajad Rasool Solidarity Group, created by the local Social Activists and Students in the aftermath of Handwara molestation case, held a protest demonstration in Srinagar on Wednesday. The group seeks the immediate release of the minor girl who was allegedly molested by an Army personnel on 12th of […]

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Linemen demand bribe for shifting the electric wire in this Bandipora village

Video By: Aneesa Hamid | Text By Shafat Mir | 19 April 2016 The authorities in this village of Bandipora are unworried about the threat to the lives of these villagers. Around 30 households in this locality are under a severe threat of getting electrocuted as the High Tension wire of 11000 volts passes over […]

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Handwara Molestation Bid: My Daughter was Forced to give False Statement by police, says Victim’s mother

Jammu and Kashmir Coalition of Civil Society (JKCCS) on Saturday released a video of the mother of Handwara girl who was assaulted by the army personnel while she was inside the washroom. The incident had triggered huge demonstration in the town resulting in three deaths on that same day after army and police fired on […]

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Kashmir, Democracy, and Indian State – The Unholy Trinity

– Sajad Rasool On the 12th of April, Indian Security Forces allegedly molested a school girl in North Kashmir’s Handwara town, 60 Kms from the summer capital of Kashmir. The reaction was obvious – people came out on the roads to protest against the alleged molestation, stones were pelted on the forces and forces once […]

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