Two months after the end of the post-Burhan upsurge, the situation in Kashmir is at a dead-end. The summer’s heavy security crackdown has brought about some moderation in the intensity of the protests but the situation continues to simmer.
National Conference patron Dr Farooq Abdullah Wednesday expressed anguish over the loss of lives in different encounters in Kashmir Valley. He said that constitutional and democratic rights of people are being trampled through force and suppressive p
The CPI (M) on Wednesday questioned Union government’s alleged silence over killings of army personnel in Kashmir over the past three days."This reconfirms the total failure of Centre's policy in Kashmir.
Despite the prevalent opinion that this recent Kashmir unrest sprung out of the blue, disenfranchisement is not new and should not be surprising. One way political legitimacy or “normalcy” is measured is through voter turnout in elections
While death for a cause may sound intensely romantic and idealistic to young people, getting yourself killed, or wounded, is not a guarantee of change. If that is all it would have taken, then Syria would be a paradise by now with all of its dead and
Saying that the families of the people who were killed or those who lost vision to the pellets in 2016 uprising against the “Indian state oppression” in Jammu and Kashmir should take ex-gratia from “oppressors”,
The relatives of people who were killed in the Kashmir unrest said that they seek justice and not compensation, even as chief minister Mehbooba Mufti announced, on Monday, that each family will receive Rs 5 lakh and other compensatory measures, and t
The Jammu and Kashmir government has ordered setting up of Special Investigating Teams (SITs) into the deaths of civilians as well as the involvement of police personnel during the five-month-long unrest in the Valley last year
When she rose to speak in Assembly, J&K Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti was expected to reply to the opposition forced discussion on the last year’s unrest which claimed around 100 lives and left several hundred blinded.
Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti Monday announced setting up of Special Investigating Teams (SITs) to probe the killings during the summer unrest of Kashmir besides announcing ex gratia relief and several other rehabilitation measures for those killed.
In 2008, 90 security forces personnel were killed in the state and while the numbers showed a declining trend till the year 2012 when they suffered 17 fatalities, the casualties increased in 2013 to 61.