Kashmiri man seeking son’s body charged under anti-terror law

Srinagar, Indian-administered Kashmir – The family members of a teenage boy in Indian-administered Kashmir, killed in an alleged gunfight, have been charged under an stringent anti-terror law for holding a demonstration in the village “demanding the return of his body”. Ather Mushtaq, 16, from Bellow village in Pulwama, was among three men killed by Indian […]

Indian forces kill three Kashmiri men in Srinagar

India claims the dead men were armed fighters but families say they were innocent civilians. Indian security forces said they killed three fighters in Kashmir’s main city, Srinagar, after a gun battle on Wednesday, but families of the dead men said they were innocent civilians. India has been quelling unrest in the disputed Himalayan region […]

Anti-Modi Kashmiri alliance wins majority of seats in local polls

Alliance that favours self-governance in Kashmir has won 112 of a total of 280 seats in council elections. An alliance of political parties in Indian-administered Kashmir opposed to India’s policies in the region has won a majority of seats in local elections, the first since New Delhi revoked the disputed region’s semi-autonomous status last year. […]

Why are Kashmiri Muslim nomads being evicted? #duzline #duzlinenews #follow4follow

Jammu, Indian-administered Kashmir – Last month, Mohammad Ashraf received a notice from the local forest department office saying he and his six elder brothers are living on forest land illegally. The notice, Ashraf said, told them they had 10 days to respond, failing which their eviction process will begin. The family – belonging to the […]