Pakistani Woman, Married then Abused by her Kashmiri Husband – Watch full Story

Video By: Nadiya Shafi Article By: Sajad Rasool In May 2016 Nadiya Shafi our Community Correspondent got a call from Kamla Bhasin, an Indian women rights activist. This phone call was about a woman from Karachi who had abandoned her family and married a Kashmiri man who she had met on Orkut, a social media […]

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Are Awareness Programmes Enough to Declare a Village Cashless?

Video By: Rayees Ahmad and Rafiqa Bano | Article By: Alankrita Anand Lanura and Manzigam were the first villages in Kashmir to go ‘cashless’, but they don’t even have proper roads, electricity and water supply, never-mind internet connection. Demonetisation was perhaps the first shocker that the current government dropped after being voted to power. In […]

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Success: Ganderbal School Building Renovated By Authorities

Video By: Afroza Mahed | Article By: Nusrat Ali On 17th July 2015, flash flooding hit Kulan Babapora in Ganderbal district in which 2 people were killed and various structures damaged. At least 250 structures including residential houses were damaged besides standing maize crop over 150 kanals of land has also damaged in the village. […]

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Pulwama Village Battling Water Crisis For Past Three Decades

Video By: Rayees Ahmad | Artcile By: Nusrat Ali Residents of Dadoora, Pulwama are facing water crisis from last 3 decades. Water crisis in village made its residents to dug wells on their own expenses. A family has sold 3 sheep to solve the water problem. The entire village has only 2 working tube wells […]

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Justice Elusive when ‘Security Forces’ are Involved

Video By: Basharat Amin | Article By: Shreya Kalra Nine years ago in Jammu & Kashmir’s Shopian, two women from the same family were raped and murdered. There has been no justice since, and that is what they say is justice denied. In India, one judge approximately serves 73,000 people. As of February 19, 2016, […]

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IMPACT: Budgam Village Gets Electricity After 30 Years

Video By: Rafiqa Bano | Article By: Nusrat Ali Nouroz Baba village is located in Budgam of central Kashmir. A population of 200 souls which has 40 households would always remain in darkness after transmission lines of Dar Mohalla of this village developed issues, since then the issue was hanging. Our CC highlighted the issue […]

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Meet Shaveta Devi, a Budding Entrepreneur from Ramban

Video By: Tahir Mushtaq | Article By: Nusrat Ali Shaveta Devi has started tailoring unit in the Ramban town after getting capital from J&K Entrepreneur Development Institute, she is an inspiration to women. She started her work 9 years ago on a single sewing machine and today she is running a boutique at Ramban town […]

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Locked and Defunct: How Panchayats Work in Pulwama

Video By: Jahanara Khaliq | Article By: Alankrita Anand Ever since the Panchayati Raj Act was adopted, the panchayat buildings in this Pulwama village are regularly painted and maintained; only to open for elections. A 2016 Lok Sabha report revealed that of the 258,000 gram panchayats (village councils) in the country, only 56,000 have buildings; […]

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Pellet Guns – Two Shaborzas and Their Dark Future

Video By: Rayees Ahmad | Article By: Nusrat Ali On 31 October 2016, in Rahmoo village of Pulwama, two teenage girls of 10th standard with identical name (Shabroza), were shot with pellets in their eyes by the Govt forces during 2016 unrest. Both of them have lost eye sight in one of their eye and […]

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