Govt Run Orphanage in Kulgam Faces Official Apathy, Lacks Basic Facilities

Video By: Sajad Shah | Article By: Nusrat Ali The Orphanage called as ‘Markazi Falahi Itfaal’ located at Manzgam Noorabad Kulgam operated by Social Welfare Department is in shambles. The Orphanage was setup by the state government way back in 1979 and the building has been constructed in year 2009. A huge structure outside reflects […]

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Rs 33 a Day – Is That Enough For Survival?

Video By: Sajad Shah | Article By: Nusrat Ali Under Indira Gandhi Old Age Pension Scheme (IGNOAPS) which is a National Social Assistance Programme, every old person (aged 60+) living Below Poverty Line is to be paid Rs 1000 per month which means Rs 33 a day.  The size of elderly population in Jammu and Kashmir is […]

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Kashmir Unrest:Homecoming of this Kashmiri after 14 Months Brought Him Death

Video By: Sajad Shah | Article By: Nusrat Ali Azad Hussain Thoker, was killed in July at Purso Nihama Kulgam on 9th July 2016 by Indian Security forces during an anti India protest demonstration which took place in the aftermath of Burhan Wani’s killing on July 8 2016. “He was working outside Kashmir and had […]

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Kashmiri Youth Sentenced to Death by Kolkata Court: Family Demand Justice

Video by: Sajad Shah | Article by: Nusrat Ali Muzaffar Ahmed Rather of Khee-Jogipora village of Kulgam district was sentenced to death by Bongaon, Kolkata fast track court-1 alongwith two Pakistani nationals arrested by BSF in 2007 from the Indo-Bangladesh border at Petrapole. According to officials, the Pakistani men- Mohammed Younus and Abdullah- are residents […]

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Amid Teargas Shelling Elderly Man Died of Heart Attack, Family Narrates

Video by: Sajad Shah |Text By: Sajad Rasool On 7th September, there was a protest going on in Chawalgam village of Kulgam during the mass uprising. Abdul Gani, a 70 year old man came out of his home to attend Natures call when a teargas exploded in his house premises. Abdul Gani, suffered a cardiac […]

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Defunct Irrigation Canal Fails Farmers in Kulgam

Video By: Sajad Shah | Text By: Sajad Rasool With 70% of J&K’s population depending on agriculture for their livelihoods, there has been a rapid increase in constructions over agricultural land. The lack of proper irrigation to the land is one of the reasons. The receding of glaciers and shift in climate has limited the […]

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Power department declines to accept BPL ration cards in Kulgam

Video by  Sajad Shah | Text by Shafat Mir | 17 February 2016 Power development department (PDD) in Kulgam is declining the Below Poverty Line (BPL) ration cards of consumers in villages of Kulgam as the department is billing these consumers for electricity on high tariffs. The poor card holders are charged as per the […]

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