Surge in domestic violence causes deep harm to Kashmir women’s psyche

Surge in domestic violence causes deep harm to Kashmir women’s psyche

SRINAGAR: Domestic violence against women has steadily increased in Kashmir, despite stringent laws, and scores of women are falling prey to the violence of their husbands and the in-laws every day. Police records suggest that five women died in 2014 while this figure jumped to six in 2015. The official figure reveals that from 2014 […]

Family of teen killed by govt forces in 2016 alleges harassment by police

Family of teen killed by govt forces in 2016 alleges harassment by police

SRINAGAR: Irfan Fayaz Wani was an 18-year-old auto-rickshaw driver when he was shot dead by government forces on August 21, 2016, at Malaratta Chowk in Nowhatta at 6:30pm, a few kilometres away from his home in Fateh Kadal. There were 21 FIRs registered against Irfan in different police stations of Srinagar at that time. When […]

Story of orphan whose father was lynched to death in Jammu in 2008

Story of orphan whose father was lynched to death in Jammu in 2008

Pampore: Like a pre-supper prayer, a glare at a picture everyday has become routine for 15-year-old Aqib Lateef of Pampore. Though the beckoning picture gives him a moment of joy, but it stirs a wave of dismay as it explains an unfortunate reality that he lives with. A person in the picture smiles at Aqib, […]

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