163 braid chopping incidents reported in Kashmir, HC told

163 braid chopping incidents reported in Kashmir, HC told

SRINAGAR: As many as 163 cases of braid chopping were reported in Kashmir valley while 264 have been reported from Jammu division, the government informed the High Court Thursday. The police report submitted to the court hearing a public interest litigation on braid chopping incidents in the valley, informed that three people were arrested in […]

HC asks SIT to file report on investigation into braid-chopping incidents

HC asks SIT to file report on investigation into braid-chopping incidents

Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir High Court directed the special investigation team (SIT) of police to submit its status report on the investigations on incidents of braid-chopping in the Valley. The report has been sought to be tabled within a period of two weeks. The division bench comprising Justice Mohammad Yaqoob Mir and Justice Ali […]

SHRC urges victims of braid-chopping to record statements

SHRC urges victims of braid-chopping to record statements

SRINAGAR: The State Human Rights Commission (SHRC) on Monday asked the victims of braid-chopping incidents that they must record their statements before the police or SHRC help investigations and track down the culprits. A report submitted by Inspector General of Police (Kashmir range) before the SHRC said that despite strenuous efforts and measures taken (by […]

Police gives cash assistance to Sopore youth mistaken as braid chopper

Police gives cash assistance to Sopore youth mistaken as braid chopper

Sopore: Police in Sopore Monday handed over an amount of Rs 25,000 to the Sopore youth, who was assaulted by a mob at Mazbug, Sopore after mistaking him for a braid chopper. They said the sum was collected from donations by police officers Sopore and handed over to victim’s father to help in his treatment. […]

‘Beard-chopping’: Batamaloo man protests smear campaign

‘Beard-chopping’: Batamaloo man protests smear campaign

SRINAGAR: The mysterious beard cutting incident in Batamaloo took a new twist as the ‘victim’, Farooq Ahmad Bhat, alleged ‘some people, including his relatives’ for running a smear campaign against him. Bhat on Friday staged protest in press enclave and alleged that some people were maligning his image on social media by claiming that he […]

Why They Attack my Dignity?

Why They Attack my Dignity?

Samreena Zahoor Lone Elisabeth Kubler-Ross, has quite remarkable said that, ‘the most beautiful people we have known are those who have known defeat, known suffering, known struggle, known loss, and have found their way out of those deaths’. This quote depicts the all trauma and sufferings which Kashmiri women have gone through from last thirty […]

Two more ‘braid chopping’ attacks reported in Srinagar

Two more ‘braid chopping’ attacks reported in Srinagar

SRINAGAR: Violent clashes erupted in Soura area of the city after hair of an eleventh class student was allegedly cut by unidentified persons under mysterious circumstances Wednesday afternoon. Scores of youth hit the streets after the news of the incident spread in the area and threw stones on government forces. Family sources told Kashmir Reader […]

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