Sunday, December 3, 2023

Topic: Kashmir

DSP, 2 Armymen killed in Kashmir encounter; Gunfight underway

A Commanding Officer and a Deputy Superintendent of Police are among the three officers killed in a fierce gunfight with militants in the Kokernag area of Kashmir's Anantnag district on Wednesday. The gunfight is still underway as per reports.

1827 days and counting: Kashmiri journalist Aasif Sultan completes five years in jail

Kashmiri journalist Aasif Sultan, who had been incarcerated for a lengthy period, marked his fifth year in jail on 27 August 2023, Sunday.

Tourists, non-locals celebrate Independence Day in Srinagar, amidst chants of Jai Shree Ram; Downtown area remains closed

While the celebrations continued at Lal Chowk with music, dance, flashing of national flags and chanting Jai Shri Ram and Bharat Mata Ki Jai, the downtown areas remained blocked and shut down from the early hours of the day till noon.

The silent work of Kashmiri artists

5 August 2023 marks the the fourth anniversary of the annexation of Article 370, the law in the Indian constitution that granted Kashmir semi-autonomy. I spoke to three Kashmiri artists who shared their reflections on their journey in their artistic practice, the impact they hope to achieve and how their work and themselves may have evolved over the last four years.

Lt Governor’s presence in Ashura procession is ironic to Muharram

The Lt Governor of Jammu & Kashmir visited the 10th Muharram procession held at Srinagar, as it was about to begin its journey. This...

Lack of gynaecologists in Kashmir’s Gurez Valley leaves expecting moms on the edge

A silent crisis has been unfolding in Kashmir's Gurez Valley casting a shadow over the lives of its expectant mothers. For over a decade,...