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(SHOW-PAIN) Shopian Rape & Murder – We Remember Asiya & Neelofer

Do we need anniversaries to remind us of something that we cannot forget? One such memory is gang rape (Oh! was that really a gang rape) of two women in Shopian, on 29 May 2009. The gang rape was later on passed as drowning incident...

A Jar Full Of Home

A post shared by Kayehaan (@kayehaan) on Jul 5, 2017 at 12:45am PDT The weather in this part of the world was brutal, just like most other places which weren’t Kashmir. And if you were from the mountains and had been living...

Meeting A Woman Who Lost Her Son As Well As Her Smile

It was a bitter cold evening of the Chillai Kalan. A friend of mine had accompanied me and we were on our way back home. Suddenly, my eyes caught a noteworthy scene. ‌ Shivering with cold, an old lady was sitting beside the bund of River...

Women Fighters Of Kashmir

“Our men,” writes A Q Rafiqui, and Mohammad Yasin in History of Freedom in Jammu and Kashmir, “should sit in their homes and wear burqas,” said a woman demonstrator in the summer of 1931 while protesting against the atrocities of Dogra regime. “Our Punjabi...

Amarnath Yatri Killed by a Shooting Stone, Fake News Says By Stone Pelters

A tweet shared by a Kashmiri Pandit going by the alias of RefugeeBluess on twitter has gone quite viral. The tweet calls for liberals and media to express outrage for a stoning that never happened. The tweet has got 81 Retweets 44 Likes without...

This Kashmiri Police Constable Quit His Job For The Sake Of Conscience

Rayees said he can bear anything but cannot see his conscience die inside of him. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8RB0K7FSn08 A video of a constable announcing his resignation from the Jammu and Kashmir police on the "call of his conscience" against the violence in the valley, has gone viral on...

Kerala based hackers claim they found ISIS sympathisers in Kashmir. How true is that?

A few weeks ago, a group of ‘Ethical Hackers’ based in Kerala has claimed to collect data from alleged ISIS sympathizers in Kashmir. The group has claimed to collect data from alleged ISIS sympathizers in Kashmir. According to a report in Mail Today, the group...

13 Weird Things That Can Get You Arrested In Kashmir

Arrests in Kashmir over petty issues aren't uncommon. Where children as young as 12 can be charged with sedition and forces who are accused of human rights' violations have impunity under law, nothing is going to be surprising. Below we enlist a few weird reasons...

I Am Wazwan and I Am Always Late

As you all know my name is Wazwan which is served in Kashmir on special occasions, like on marriage ceremonies, on engagement ceremonies, on special functions and now also have the dubious distinction of being served in mourning ceremonies which is known as ‘Czoorim...

Haunting Memories From The Crackdown

In the mirror, he could see the calendar hanging on the wall behind him. He could even see the hole beside the calendar. He changed his angle of vision and now he could see the corner of the room- bare and pale. He kept...

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#SilencedNoMore: Global activists call for an end to silence on Kashmir

Activists from around the world have called for the end of silence on Kashmir. They have started a campaign called #SilencedNoMore to create awareness...

Imran Khan’s stance on Kashmir has been a mixed bag

Pakistan's 22nd Prime Minister ImranKhan has had a 22 year old struggle to reach the summit in Pakistan. But his and his party's (Pakistani...

What kind of Azaadi is this? (Spoiler Alert)

Azaadi is Lollywood's first attempt at romancing with Kashmir at a much closer level. The movie is set in present-day Kashmir which is battling...

Kashmiris react to the big break-up #BJPDumpsPDP

The news might have come as a surprise to all as BJP pulled out of the coalition government in the state. The state CM...
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