Prominent human right activist and coordinator of the Jammu and Kashmir coalition for civil society, Khurram Parvez, walked out of jail on Tuesday morning The post Kashmir activist Khurram Parvez, detained under draconian Public Safety Act, finally set free ... First Post.com, 2 months ago
A Yashwant Sinha-led civil society panel has suggested "improving" the human rights situation in Jammu and Kashmir and initiating talks with all stakeholders including separatist groups like Hurriyat Conference. The Concerned Citizen Group had made another set of recommendations after their second visit to the Kashmir Valley last month -- that included urgent psychological counselling for minor detainees. The panel had first visited the Valley in October after which it had recommended an ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
By Fayaz Bukhari SRINAGAR (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A court in India's restive state of Kashmir on Friday ordered police to release a prominent Kashmiri human rights activist arrested two months ago on charges of involvement in activities against the ...First Post.com, 2 months ago
While the Kashmir Valley appears to be calm for now after months of curfew, it could very well be a lull before the storm. That is what it the new report of the Concerned Citizens Group led by senior BJP leader and former Union Minister Yashwant Sinha, which ...catchnews.com, 1 month ago
The year 2017 was called the year of unravelling the mistake. The whole story was a bit like a Hans Andersen’s fable of the emperor’s new clothes. For months, the media was ecstatic about demonetisation. Modi behaved as if he had introduced a new version ...The Financial Chronicle, 1 month ago
‘Our administrative organs pose formidable obstacles to implementation.’ ‘The pro-dialogue constituency has shrunk in the valley.’ 'Hatred will inevitably follow if the chief response to anger is suppression.' Academician and author Dr Radha Kumar was among the three interlocutors whom the Manmohan Singh-led United Progressive Alliance-II government appointed on Kashmir in October 2010, after massive protests of the preceding summer saw more than 100 civilian deaths.Rediff.com, 1 month ago
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