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Sexual violence by army is a reality and cannot be justified

In 2004, Thangjam Manorama, was brutally raped and murdered by Assam Rifles. She was arrested from her house at around 3 am on the allegation of being a “militant”. 753 more words

Kashmir

Govt rules out changes in AFSPA in Jammu and Kashmir

The decision in this regard is understood to have been taken at a meeting of the Cabinet Committee on Security headed by the Prime Minister recently, sources said in the national capital. 135 more words

National News

Firing Over Protesters In Sopore.

Soon after the security forces declared the end of 20 hour encounter at Baba Raza sopore, security forces fired at the protesters leaving one dead and scores of youth injured. 16 more words

Kashmir

Encounter in Krankshivan -Colony Sopore

Gunshots going at intervals in Krankshivan -Colony Sopore. The security forces fire at the miltants trapped in he house in order to get a response from the hidden militants. 35 more words

Kashmir

A Renegade's People: Rupam Sindhu Kalita

This is a guest post by Rupam Sindhu Kalita

What unites anti-homophobia campaigners, defenders of the poor’s right to clean water, university student collectives, women rights’ groups and academics under a premature summer sun in New Delhi on the 30th of March earlier this year? 2,387 more words

Bad Ideas

An Hour with Irom Sharmila

Irom Chanu Sharmila is in Delhi today, nay, she was in Delhi today. For, by the time you read this, she will be back to her 15 by 10 ft. 627 more words

Beginning

I’ve been putting off the thought of writing for a few years now. I’d always think of starting a blog but couldn’t think of anything to write about. 515 more words

Socio-Political