KUNAN-POSHPORA MASS RAPE: Court asks govt to appoint Special Public Prosecutor

Srinagar: The Kupwara Sessions Court on Saturday ordered state government to appoint Special Public Prosecutor to challenge the Army’s revision petition against reinvestigation of Kunan Poshpora mass rape case after the public prosecutor admitted before the court that he has also been appointed as Standing Counsel by Government of India (GoI). As the hearing of […]

Condemned to death and penury by firing range, Tosmaidan’s neighbours fight to end Army lease

By DANISH ZARGAR / MUDASIR AHMED Shonglipora (Budgam): Because of a state government lease to the Army, almost every other family in this central Kashmir village has lost a loved one to a bewitching meadow two hours away. One of the latest victims, Bashir Ahmad, a 32-year-old father of two, was brought home dead from Tosmaidan […]