‘Celebrating’ Women’s Day

What about women who are denied the basic human rights?

Devika Mittal

March 8 is celebrated as International Women’s Day. By ‘celebration’ I mean, there will be exchange of greetings, SMS messages, and there will be special offers for women particularly from beauty salons and some other special programs on television and radio. They will all talk about the strength More

Death of a young man

‘Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere’

Santosh Bakaya

‘Mother dear, may I go down townInstead of out to playAnd march the streets of BirminghamIn a freedom march today?" "No, baby no you may not goFor the dogs are fierce and wildAnd clubs and hoses, guns and jailsAren't good for a little child No, baby, no More

AFSPA:Miasma of Impunity

It’s time to repeal this draconian law

Ravi Nitesh

AFSPA provides a license to kill because it gives impunity to security forces. Shoot to kill alone is not the only dangerous thing; the main impunity lies under the next section where it is defined that no criminal case will be registered without special permission from central government.  Judiciary More

  • Kashmir

Afzal body: Separatists slam Shinde’s remarks

Hurriyat (M) Forms Legal Cell To Challenge Detention Of Leaders, Youth

ABID BASHIR

Srinagar, Mar 12: Both factions of Hurriyat Conference Tuesday slammed Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde for refusing to return the body of Afzal Guru to his family. While the Hurriyat led by Syed Ali Geelani More



  • Srinagar City

DAY 2: SHAHER-E-KHAAS SHUTS AGAINST DETENTION OF YOUTH

‘Shops to reopen on Thursday’

SYED IMRAN ALI HAMDANI

Srinagar, Mar 12: Old City, the Shaher-e-Khaas observed a complete shutdown for the second consecutive day Tuesday as shops remained closed and peaceful demonstrations were staged against the detention More




  • Jammu

Jobs after retirement in JK Govt

127 Officers Re-Employed, Re-Engaged In 3 Years

GK NEWS NETWORK

Jammu, Mar 12: Despite having more than 6 lakh unemployed youth, the Jammu and Kashmir government has re-employed around 127 officials in various departments and Public Sector Undertakings during the last More



  • GKeducation&career

Of Conflict,Curfews and Curbed education

When the music of rhymes is replaced by the sound of gunfire

CONFLICT GENERATION

RABIA NOOR

Come late toddlerhood and schooling begins. It’s a bitter truth of those tender years when a child needs a mother more than anything else. Sometimes it feels to be unfair to those little souls whose smiles More



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