Kashmiri women rendered immense sacrifices: DeM

Kashmiri women rendered immense sacrifices: DeM

SRINAGAR: Dukhtaran-e-Millat (DeM) on Tuesday said Kashmiri women have immensely contributed and sacrificed during the “pious movement for freedom”. The statement has come in the backdrop of the killing of a woman, Misra, of Handwara, who was killed during a gunfight on Monday. “The role of women in this anti-India movement has been equal to […]

Zaira Waseem Incident. Many Women in Kashmir Face the Same but Suffer Silently

JAVEID HASSAN MALIK This year’s Time Magazine person of year went to silence breakers; it was the moment of euphoria, joy and ecstasy for all those women who went public to re-count their horror tales of suffering sexual harassment at work places. It all started with the hashtag of #me-too on social networking sites and, […]

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 […]

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