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Aug 24, 2019
Adivasis and the Indian State: Facing govt apathy and discrimination, Kashmir's Gujjar Bakarwal tribe struggles to preserve nomadic way of lifeFacing discrimination and government apathy, several Gujjar and Bakarwal tribals in Jammu and Kashmir have sacrificed their tradition of a ‘moving life’ for a relatively peaceful and sedentary lifestyle
Jun 13, 2019
Kathua rape and murder case: Most now see disease, but symptoms of communal strife were always there in Jammu and KashmirMany Gujjar and Bakarwal activists allege that some Right-wing elements in Jammu, particularly in Hindu-majority areas of these parts, have been systematically trying to force the Muslim population out of their residential areas.
Oct 21, 2018
#MeToo in India: Media reports name man at forefront of Kathua protests who was accused of rape in anonymous accountA day after Firstpost published an anonymous account of an incident of rape, media agencies named an activist in the Kathua rape case as the perpetrator
May 06, 2018
Javaid Rahi interview: Bakarwal intellectual on Kathua rape case, Kashmiri Muslims and community's cultural heritageIn an interview with Firstpost, Javaid Rahi discussed the Kathua rape case, Kashmiri Muslims and the cultural heritage of the Bakarwal community.
May 03, 2018
Kathua rape case: Citizens' group claims chargesheet filed by J&K police has discrepancies, to meet Jitendra Singh tomorrowA citizens' group which conducted an individual probe into the Kathua rape incident on Thursday claimed that the charge sheet filed by the Jammu and Kashmir Police in the case had discrepancies
Apr 29, 2018
Kathua rape case sparks rumours, polarisation as J&K Police marshals forensic evidence to nail accusedIn Jammu, even forensic evidence in the Kathua rape case is being interpreted differently by people based on the communities they belong to.
Apr 17, 2018
Press Council of India tells media to refrain from identifying children harassed in sexual offences, involved in criminal offencesThe Press Council of India (PCI) has asked media to refrain from disclosing the identity of children involved in criminal offences and those harassed in sexual offences.
Apr 15, 2018
Mehbooba Mufti deserves kudos for avoiding politicisation of Kathua rape, preventing repeat of Shopian incidentJammu and Kashmir chief minister Mehbooba Mufti deserves kudos for standing her ground against her coalition partner over investigations into the horrific rape and murder of an eight-year-old girl in Kathua three months ago.
Apr 13, 2018
Kathua rape case: A past full of conflict and discrimination in Jammu and Kashmir led to this horrific crimeSeven years ago, Muhammad Yusuf Pujwala bought a piece of land in Kathua's Rasana, where he has built a single-storied house.
Apr 12, 2018
Kathua rape and murder case: The perversity of labelling the eight-year-old victim as 'the new Nirbhaya'The 8-year-old victim of rape and murder in Kathua is not the new Nirbhaya, because there should be no Nirbhaya. Let’s never forget that.