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‘Backdoor entry of BJP’ : Anger brews in J&K as Delimitation Commission proposes major overhaul of assembly, parliamentary seats

By Ishfaq- ul- Hassan Srinagar–Anger is brewing in Jammu and Kashmir after Delimitation Commission proposed redrawing several assembly and parliamentary constituencies. The panel has proposed to...

Kashmir residents upset over closure of Valley’s biggest mosque for 26 weeks

By Auqib Javeed  SRINAGAR — Maala Begum used multiple modes of transport, hoping to offer Friday prayers at Srinagar’s Jamia Masjid. She was pained to discover...

Journalists decry ‘forcible takeover’ of Kashmir Press Club

By Rifat Fareed Srinagar, Indian-administered Kashmir – Journalists have decried the “forcible and illegal takeover” of an independent media body by a group of journalists with the...

Families of Srinagar men killed in Hyderpora gunfight allege holes in police investigation

By Safwat Zargar On December 28, the Jammu and Kashmir Police held an exhaustive press conference about its investigation into the alleged gunfight in Hyderpora...

Advocates Behind Beef Ban, Rohingya Deportation Pleas Appointed Law Officers in J&K

By Umer Maqbool Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir high court’s 2015 directive for strict implementation of a colonial-era beef ban law polarised J&K on religious lines...

Kashmir killings: The families still waiting for bodies of loved ones

By Aamir Peerzada On a cold November evening, the families of two men in Indian-administered Kashmir waited for their corpses to arrive - so they...

On Human Rights Day, Kashmir rights groups decry India crackdown

 By Rifat Fareed Srinagar, Indian-administered Kashmir – On the International Human Rights Day every year, 62-year-old Parveena Ahanger and the families of hundreds of victims of enforced disappearances in...

3 Kashmiris Accused in 2013 CRPF Attack Case Acquitted After 8 years

Srinagar: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) court in Srinagar acquitted three Kashmiris and awarded nine years of rigorous imprisonment to a Pakistani national after...

International Human Rights Day: Khurram Parvez’s arrest casts shadow over human rights work in Kashmir

By Auqib Javeed | TwoCircles.net SRINAGAR – The arrest of prominent Kashmiri human rights defender Khurram Parvez by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) in late November...