Monsters On Mountains

“Sometimes we are asked to act as informers by the Indian Army if we see any suspicious activity and if we refuse, we are beaten to the pulp or tortured and disgraced to the extent that we lose our mental stability. And if we do that, we have to face the wrath of the armed militants” The June of 1992 had been tenser for Juma Khan, a Gujjar of More...

by Sheikh Mudasir Amin | Published 1 year ago
By Kashmir Scan On Wednesday, July 13th, 2016
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Grief And Rage In World’s Largest Militarized Zone.

“Greater militarization of an already extraordinarily militarized zone is surely not an answer to mass protests.” India and its politicians must introspect as to why there has been such a mass outpouring More...

By Kashmir Scan On Wednesday, July 13th, 2016
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45 Percent Kashmiri Adults Are Victims Of Depression

  Around 1.8 million people in Kashmir, accounting for nearly 45 percent of the valley’s adult population, show significant symptoms of mental distress, a survey by ‘Médecins Sans Frontières’ has said. Of More...

By Irfan Bashir On Saturday, July 9th, 2016
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Kashmir Erupts in Chaos: Latest Updates

  People carrying the body of HM Commander Burhan Wani for burial in Kashmir Here are 15 latest updates from Kashmir since Burhan Wani’s Encounter on Friday: 1.)  So far, 23 people have been killed (including More...

Geelani
By KS Correspondent On Friday, July 8th, 2016
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Separatists call for shutdown

 Separatists call for complete Kashmir Shutdown till July 11  Various Hurriyat leaders including Hurriyat Chairman (G) Syed Ali Shah Geelani, Chairman JKLF Mohammad Yaseen Malik, and Chairperson Dokhtaran i Milat More...

By Kashmir Scan On Saturday, July 2nd, 2016
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India’s Missile Technology Group Entry May Be Cause Of Worry For China, Say Strategists

New Delhi: India’s entry into the elite club of Missile Technology Control Regime (MTCR) may pose a challenge to China, strategists say. That’s because it would open the door to legally sell or transfer More...

By Sheikh Mudasir Amin On Sunday, June 19th, 2016
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Monsters on Mountains

The insurgency in Kashmir has taken a toll on Gujjar and Bakerwall communities who tread a double-edged sword to save themselves from the wrath of armed militants as well as security forces. As these communities More...

By P A Mushtaq On Sunday, June 12th, 2016
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The Missing Loo

Protests crippled Kashmir in the wake of civilian killings after alleged molestation of a schoolgirl inside a toilet in Handwara. As the state government grapples to piece together the sequence of events, P A Mushtaq More...

By Kashmir Scan On Saturday, June 11th, 2016
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UN chief says he removed Saudi Arabia from damning human rights report under ‘undue’ financial pressure

UN chief Ban Ki-Moon said the decision was ‘one of the most painful and difficult’ he has had to make as Secretary General The United Nations Secretary General excised the Saudi-led coalition fighting More...

By Ajaz Rashid On Saturday, May 14th, 2016
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Certified Nationalists 

The lathi-charging of outstation students at NIT sparked outrage against the J&K Police. Facing charges of being “anti-nationals” and “sympathisers of Pakistan”, many officers vent their More...

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