Crippled by Poverty, Old Age Pension is a Dream for this Budgam Man

Video By: Rafiqa Bano | Text By: Sajad Rasool Ghulam Rasool of Alam Guchoo village of Budgam tore his documents of old age pension after he was denied old age pension by Social welfare department many times. Ghulam Rasool is crippled by poverty and lives in a single story home in this far flung village. […]

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Authorities Starve Poor Inhabitants of this locality in Apple town of Kashmir

The residents hailing from three localities of Radigham, Haritaar and Ukhanpora of Sopore town in Baramulla district are accusing the authorities of depriving them the ration supplies since last three months. The inhabitants of these areas are mostly poor fishermen who depend on the ration supplied by the government. Some 158 ration cards were cancelled, […]

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Ten Thousand Inhabitants of Twelve villages in Budgam have a Ten feet wide Potholed Highway

Some ten thousand inhabitants of twelve villages in Budgam district are compelled to use a mere ten feet wide highway to reach the main town. The road stretching from Kakan Marg village up to the Wadwan is not only narrow but damaged completely making it hard to be tread upon. The pathetic condition of this […]

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Unable to pay the Bribe these residents of a Shopian village were deprived of Concrete Lanes

The residents of this hilly hamlet of Qazipathri Shadab Karewa in Shopian district were left out from the development works by the local administration as the poor inhabitants of this area were not able to pay a sum of 10,000 rupees demanded by concerned officials as a bribe. Despite the funds allocated for the construction […]

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Swachh Bharat Abhiyan Fails to reach this Middle School in Kupwara

Indian PM Narendra Modi Launched the ambitious ‘Swachh Bharat Abhiyan’ (Clean India Mission) on 2nd October 2014. The ‘Abhiyan’ was launched on the occasion of Mahatma Gandhi’s 145th birth anniversary. This school in Kupwara’s Guzriyal area is a glaring example of how such Abhiyans fail and the much hype about such schemes fall flat on […]

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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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Flood hit people in Kulgam village left unaided by Authorities

Aadi Gutno village of Kulgam District was washed away by September 2014 Kashmir floods, the lack of a concrete protection bund on the river Vaishoo till date has kept this village vulnerable. A village comprising of about 600 households lives amid the danger of floods all the time. At the time of floods crops, agricultural […]

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No ration : Ration card holders in Guzriyal Kupwara | Peer Azhar reports from Kashmir

The Ration depot situated in Guzriyal, Kupwara is not giving ration to local people even though they have a valid Ration card with them. People travel to Kralpora to buy Rice from the market on higher prices. After complaining to the Divisional Commissioner, he gave the residents a receipt and when they showed it to […]

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