articles by Gursimran Singh

India

Jammu and Kashmir civic polls: Death threats, boycotts by NC, PDP mar elections as state records abysmal voter turnout

As the Election Commission of Jammu and Kashmir conducted the third leg of the four-phased municipal elections on Saturday, one thing becomes clear: Conducting urban and local body elections in the conflict-ridden state will remain a herculean task.

India

Kathua rape and murder: Jammu and Kashmir govt terminates services of four cops, with case still pending in Supreme Court

The Jammu and Kashmir government has terminated the services of four police officials who are accused in the Kathua rape and murder case.

India

Shah Faesal's 'Rapistan' tweet, govt response sparks off conversation on conduct rules for bureaucrats in India

Many have come out in support of IAS officer Shah Faesal, defending his freedom of expression while questioning the government’s decision to reprimand him.

India

J&K's Kishtwar orders WhatsApp group admins to register forums to fight fake news; activists unconvinced

As per the order, admins of WhatsApp groups operating out of Jammu and Kashmir's Kishtwar have 10 days to register their existing groups.