At a time when the World Health Organisation (WHO) has declared the COVID-19 as pandemic and so many countries across the world are on a high alert to save the lives of their citizens from this deadly disease, the administration here in J&K seems less concerned for the welfare of the people. Though there are fewer COVID-19 positive cases across J&K, the figures could be inaccurate as there is no proper check for the people who might be infected with the coronavirus.
Seven years ago on December 16, 2012, a 23-year-old paramedic student, now known as Nirbhaya, was brutally gang-raped by six people while she was on her way back home. She later died of her injuries. At that time, the whole country collectively demanded justice for the victim
Journalists in Kashmir have always faced the brunt in the line of duty in conflict-ridden Kashmir. They have always been the target of all sides. For years the journalists were yearning to have a platform where they can raise the issues pertaining to their security and economic well-being.
The three-decade-long insurgency in Kashmir is well known across the world and so is the collateral damage of incidents that has taken...