Communications Blockade Creates New Mental Health Challenges In Kashmir

Srinagar and Baramulla: She sat in a corner, beside the door of the doctor’s office, hidden by pap...

We Will Not Survive This Disaster: Kashmiri Entrepreneurs As Lockdown Continues

Srinagar and Baramulla: Haji Mohammed Ghani, 74, squatted at the border of his apple orchard, sporti...

In J&K Shutdown, PM’s Health Scheme Grinds To Halt, Healthcare Crisis Grows

Srinagar: His eyes puffy, his spirits low as he lay on a hospital bed with tubes running out of his ...

New Report Cites 432 Torture Cases In Kashmir From 1990-2017, 70% Victims Civilians

Mumbai: The Indian state has routinely practiced torture as an institutional method of control in Ka...

‘Non-Lethal’ Crowd-Control Methods Have Killed 24, Blinded 139 In Kashmir

Srinagar: Violent protests in Kashmir are quelled using what the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) desc...

Tobacco Gives J&K Its Highest Tax Revenue, And A COPD Crisis

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir (J&K), among the four Indian states with the highest prevalence of c...

As Car Bomb Kills 44 CRPF Troopers, 94% Rise In Death Toll Of Security Forces in J&K In 4 Years

Mumbai: Forty four Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel were killed in Jammu and Kashmir’...

Jammu Represents Swachh Bharat Sewage Crisis: 94% Untreated, Drinking Water Sources Contaminated

(Jammu) Jammu and Kashmir: The governor of Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) declared the state open defec...

India’s Disturbing Communal Incidents Data; 61 A Month

Highlights*Uttar Pradesh had the highest number of communal incidents in the last 4 years *Manipur, Mizoram and Nagaland reported no communal incidents, Jammu and Kashmir reported only two incidents in 4 years   A communal flare-up (clashes between communities) occurred in Kishtwar district in Jammu and Kashmir around the Eid festival on August 9, 2013. … Continued

India’s Top Green Spend States; Chhattisgarh & Madhya Pradesh

Not that it might be a burning concern at this point but do you know which Indian states could lead the spending sweepstakes in tackling climate change and diminishing forest cover?   IndiaSpend’s Danielle Collaco filed a Right To Information (RTI) with the Ministry of Environment & Forests to find that Chattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh & … Continued