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Stones bleed

Pellets, bullets apart, while stones lead to injuries, there were some killings too, reports Saima Bhat Stones were portrayed as the weapon of the weak. While it is clear that the stone pelting

Lost Again

Fourteen years after people normally move out of jail but Muzzafar Rather could go to gallows in West Bengal in absence of good defence, Aakash Hassan reports the cycle of hope and despair

24 years and counting

This week, Muhammad Qasim Faktoo would complete 24 years in jail, which is half his life, reports Tasavur Mushtaq Fighting the family battle of survival after his father’s death, a young boy in

Oh, Jana

The hope of having him alive keeps Jana Begum going. A witness to five deaths in last two decades, the old lady is waiting for her disappeared son’s return for the last 15

A Pistol Thief

What is the extreme a thief can do in a conflict ridden place like Kashmir? Meet Deena, who literally vanished with an army officer’s service pistol. After persuasions and promises of anonymity Jibran

Loopholes Within  

The summer 2016 uprising was unprecedented in every respect, as it left hospitals across Kashmir flooded with injured and dead. Saima Bhat reports the magnitude of tragedies which also helped Kashmir’s ailing healthcare

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