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Destruction of houses in the name of ‘Collateral Damage’

Destruction of houses in the name of ‘Collateral Damage’

2018 was the most deadliest year in the decade after 2009, more than 580 people were killed which included 160 civilians and 267 militants, reported by Jammu and Kashmir Coalition of Civil Society. Besides, thousands were left injured. Use of force during encounters (counter insurgency operations) made thousands of people lose their homes. Homes that […]

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Photostory: Shrunz Fall, The Emerging Water Tourism Destination

Photostory: Shrunz Fall, The Emerging Water Tourism Destination

Shrunz Fall is located on Ningli stream in North Kashmir’s Baramulla District. The area is rich in flora and fauna and is beautified with pine and fir trees. It is exactly in lap of Pir Panjal Mountain range. The fall is about 22 km from Srinagar-Muzafarabad national highway when one takes a turn at Tapper, […]

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Politics of religious sectarianism in Kashmir

Politics of religious sectarianism in Kashmir

“We live in a place where a teen age girl is exploited by the state for her poverty, sex scandal is a reality, widows are product of every sun rise and the half widows of every sunset; where bloody conflict is preying for the chasity, the occupier is exploiting every weakness to drive us away […]