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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Contaminated Water Leading to Diseases in Budgam Village

Video By: Rafiqa Bano | Article By: Nusrat Ali Sonpah village located in Budgam district is facing acute shortage of water for drinking. Despite having a good number of springs available, the authorities have not maintained them and the pipelines which has resulted in contamination of these water bodies. People are forced to take contaminated […]

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Deplorable Condition of Roads Make Life Miserable in Budgam

Video By: Rafiqa Bano | Article By: Nusrat Ali In village Drang Beerwah Budgam locals suffer due to deplorable road conditions. Most of public transport drivers are refusing to ply their vehicles on this road. This road has been constructed in year 1979 and till this date it is not reconstructed. In year 2016 some […]

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Family of 24 Year Old Civilian Killed During An Encounter Refute ‘Paid Stone-Pelter’ Theory

Video By: Rafiqa Bano | Article By: Nusrat Ali Zahid Rashid Ganie was one of the civilians who were killed on 28th March 2017 when the government forces engaged with a militant holed inside a multi-storey palatial house at Chadoora Budgam. As soon the encounter begun the local youth from adjoining areas started pelting stones […]

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Aqeel, 16 Year old Boy Killed on the day of Bypolls in Budgam- Family seeks Justice

Video By: Rafiqa Bano | Article By: Nusrat Ali On 9th April 2017 Aqeel Ahmad Wani 16 years, was shot dead by forces in Beerwah Budgam of central Kashmir while he along with some other youth were pelting stones on para military near a polling station located at Chur-Mujroo village. The incident happened on the […]

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Kashmir Unrest: The Horror of Shells – Locals of Budgam Narrate Their Story

Video By: Rafiqa Bano | Article By: Nusrat Ali Forces broke into a mohalla of Aripanthan village of Budgam on 30th December 2016, after some boys pelted stones on vehicles – Locals allege police and CRPF of breaking into houses and shelling them, due to which property was damaged and inmates were harassed.  Aarifa, a […]

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Government Apathy leads to Spread of Hepatitis-B Virus in Budgam Village

Video By: Rafiqa Bano | Article By: Nusrat Ali Around 80 people are infected by the Hepatitis B in Aripanthan village of Budgam, located at a distance of around 25 Km from District headquarters. The people in this village have been unaware about this deadly virus for a long time, the virus is spreading rapidly […]

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Tied to an Army Jeep: A Kashmiri Voter’s Tryst with Democracy

Video By: Rafiqa Bano | Article By: Madhura Chakraborty “My mother wants me to go see a doctor. But I am afraid of going to a hospital. I’m afraid they will find me and kill me…I haven’t stepped outside my house in the last eight days.” This testimony comes from a twenty six year old shawl […]

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4 People were Shot Dead in Budgam, a Day After Indian Independence Day

Video By: Rafiqa Bano | Article By: Sajad Rasool on 16 August, Police and CRPF personnel fired upon protesting people in Aripathan village in Central Kashmir’s Budgam killing four youth and injuring many others. “At about 7:50 am, few police and CRPF vehicles entered the village – people were protesting against the night raids, in […]

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