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Adivasis and the Indian State: Facing govt apathy and discrimination, Kashmir's Gujjar Bakarwal tribe struggles to preserve nomadic way of life
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Adivasis and the Indian State: Facing govt apathy and discrimination, Kashmir's Gujjar Bakarwal tribe struggles to preserve nomadic way of life

Facing 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

Kathua rape and murder case: Most now see disease, but symptoms of communal strife were always there in Jammu and Kashmir
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Kathua rape and murder case: Most now see disease, but symptoms of communal strife were always there in Jammu and Kashmir

Many 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.

#MeToo in India: Media reports name man at forefront of Kathua protests who was accused of rape in anonymous account
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#MeToo in India: Media reports name man at forefront of Kathua protests who was accused of rape in anonymous account

A 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

Javaid Rahi interview: Bakarwal intellectual on Kathua rape case, Kashmiri Muslims and community's cultural heritage
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Javaid Rahi interview: Bakarwal intellectual on Kathua rape case, Kashmiri Muslims and community's cultural heritage

In an interview with Firstpost, Javaid Rahi discussed the Kathua rape case, Kashmiri Muslims and the cultural heritage of the Bakarwal community.

Kathua rape case: Citizens' group claims chargesheet filed by J&K police has discrepancies, to meet Jitendra Singh tomorrow
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Kathua rape case: Citizens' group claims chargesheet filed by J&K police has discrepancies, to meet Jitendra Singh tomorrow

A 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

Kathua rape case sparks rumours, polarisation as J&K Police marshals forensic evidence to nail accused
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Kathua rape case sparks rumours, polarisation as J&K Police marshals forensic evidence to nail accused

In Jammu, even forensic evidence in the Kathua rape case is being interpreted differently by people based on the communities they belong to.

Press Council of India tells media to refrain from identifying children harassed in sexual offences, involved in criminal offences
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Press Council of India tells media to refrain from identifying children harassed in sexual offences, involved in criminal offences

The 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.

Mehbooba Mufti deserves kudos for avoiding politicisation of Kathua rape, preventing repeat of Shopian incident
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Mehbooba Mufti deserves kudos for avoiding politicisation of Kathua rape, preventing repeat of Shopian incident

Jammu 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.

Kathua rape case: A past full of conflict and discrimination in Jammu and Kashmir led to this horrific crime
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Kathua rape case: A past full of conflict and discrimination in Jammu and Kashmir led to this horrific crime

Seven years ago, Muhammad Yusuf Pujwala bought a piece of land in Kathua's Rasana, where he has built a single-storied house.

Kathua rape and murder case: The perversity of labelling the eight-year-old victim as 'the new Nirbhaya'
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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.

Kathua rape case: Eight-year-old Bakarwal girl's death exposes fault lines in Jammu and Kashmir's polity and social construct
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Kathua rape case: Eight-year-old Bakarwal girl's death exposes fault lines in Jammu and Kashmir's polity and social construct

Lawyers wanted the government to hand over the rape and murder case of 8-year-old nomad girl, to CBI. Her death has had Jammu and Kashmir on edge since last month.