Braid chopping: Which Kept Kashmir and Administration on Tenterhooks for 2 Months

Video By: Nadiya Shafi | Article By: Nusrat Ali More than 100 braids have been chopped across the Kashmir valley in last two months and the victims have been found unconscious later at the crime scene and different narratives have come up regarding the reason and people behind it, thus increasing the mystery. Recently after […]

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‘Medical Negligence’ Leads to Death of a Young Mother – Family Seeks Justice

Video By: Nadiya Shafi | Article By: Nusrat Ali Shaheena Bano, a 35 year old lady succumbed four days after she delivered her second child at the LD hospital, where she underwent a cesarean on June 2 after her condition had worsened by a shot of blood platelets injected into her hours before the surgery. […]

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A Kashmiri Half-Widow Waiting For Ex-Gratia Relief From 25 Years

Video By: Rayees Ahmad | Article By; Nusrat Ali 25 years ago Mohammad Abdullah Ahanger of Diaroo, Shopian, a Blacksmith by profession left his home for work and went disappeared. His family lodged a missing report in the police station Pulwama, but even then they were not able to find him. His wife is living […]

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Mystery Shrouds a Junior Engineer, Mudasir’s Alleged Suicide

Video By: Nadiya Shafi | Article By: Nusrat Ali Mudasir Aziz, a mother of a five year old child allegedly committed suicide on 7th of May 2017. She is reported to have jumped into the river near Zaina Kadal. Police has not found the dead body and no conclusion could be reached. The mystery behind […]

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Getting in the Game – Meet Kashmiri Girls Excelling in Sports

Video By: Nadiya Shafi | Article By: Nusrat Ali Two Girls from Bandipora district of Kashmir, Sabahat Afreen (13 years), Syed Fatiqah Manzoor (12 years) have participated in 13th Princess’s Cup International Taekwondo championship at Bangkok Thailand on March 25-26, 2017. While as, Aabida Akhtar (25 years)and Rabia Riyaz (18 years) have been selected for […]

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Gender Matters: Hajibal Village – Where Girls Quit Studies Due to Non Availability of High School

Video By: Abid Salam | Article By: Nusrat Ali In Hajibal village of Baramulla Kashmir (14 Kms from Baramulla), most of the girls quit schooling after studying up to 8th standard at a local Govt school. The village lacks facility of a high school and families don’t allow their girls to travel to other town […]

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PSA Continues to Traumatize Kashmiri Families, Especially Women

Video By: Afroza Mahed | Article By: Sajad Rasool After spending nearly four months in a prison. Nazir Ahmad Ganai of Fatehpora Ganderbal was released on 14 January 2017. Nazir was detained on 17 September 2016 after his alleged involvement in ‘anti India’ protests. Nazir’s family blames security forces of humiliation and harassment. Even after […]

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Water Crisis is Women’s Crisis in Guzriyal Village of Kupwara

Video by: Pir Azhar | Article by: Nusrat Ali Jana Begum, is one of the many women of Guzriyal village who have to walk around 1 Km everyday to fetch drinking water for their family. Guzriyal village is located in Kupwara area of Kashmir. Women in this village suffer from multiple ailments, however dozens of […]

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BadruNissa – Expressing Sufi Thought through Paintings

Video By: Nadiya Shafi | Text By: Sajad Rasool Badr-un-Nisa Bhat, a 20 year old girl and a student from Srinagar is an inspiration for all. Badr began making paintings at a very young age, she is influenced by Sufi traditions and teachings and has vast knowledge about it. She not only sketches whirling dervishes […]

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Bandipora is Grooming Young Sports Champions

Video By: Aneesa Hamid | Text By: Sajad Rasool A seven year old boy, Hashim Mansoor of Bandipora district won gold in Asian Youth Karate Championship. Hashim won the gold medal by defeating his Sri Lankan rival. Bandipora Kashmir has emerged in news after 8-year-old girl, Tajamul Islam of Bandipora won gold medal in world […]

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