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The Kashmir Walla’s Website and Social Media Account Blocked

Groundxero : 20 August, 2023   The Union Government has blocked the Kashmir based independent news outlet The Kashmir Walla’s website and its social media accounts without serving any notice. The twitter handle of the news website covering political, social and cultural news in the Kashmir Valley has been withheld in India and their Facebook […]

Union Govt’s attempts to include non-tribals in ST list in Jammu & Kashmir

26th July, 2023: While the nation is already reeling under the tensions in Manipur and the North-East, there is another major crisis brewing in Jammu and Kashmir. This relates to the Union Govt’s politically-motivated proposal to place a Bill for discussion in the ongoing monsoon session of Parliament, for granting Scheduled Tribe status to the ‘Pahadi’ and certain […]

Women’s Voice: A Fact Finding Report on Kashmir

A team of 5 women visited Kashmir from September 17th-21st 2019. They wanted to see with their own eyes how this 43 day lockdown had affected the people, particularly women and children. Here is their fact finding report.   [Kindly note. To protect the identity of the people we met, all names in the Report […]

জম্মু ও কাশ্মীর (১৮৪৬-২০১৯): একটি সংক্ষিপ্ত রাজনৈতিক ইতিহাস

কাশ্মীর বন্দী। প্রায় এক মাস হতে চলল উপত্যকার সওয়া এক কোটি মানুষের উপর বন্দুকের নলের জোরে চাপিয়ে দেওয়া ভারতীয় ‘লক ডাউন’-এর। বন্ধ যাতায়াত, ফোন এবং ইন্টারনেট পরিষেবা, স্বাস্থ্য পরিষেবা, বাণিজ্য, ঈদের নামাজ, রেশন এবং অন্যান্য নিত্যপ্রয়োজনীয় সরবরাহ ব্যবস্থা। বন্ধ সাংবাদিকতা। কারাবন্দী অথবা গৃহবন্দী কাশ্মীরের সমস্ত রাজনৈতিক নেতা – বিচ্ছিন্নতাবাদী এবং ভারত সমর্থক নির্বিশেষে। বিশেষজ্ঞদের মতে […]

On Hindutva’s Quest of Kashmir and the Politics of Article 370: Part One

In a 2-part series, Bilal Majid writes about the politics around Article 370, and the Hindutva design of capturing Kashmir. This first part deals with the politics around Article 370. In a subsequent account, the author goes into the history of Hindutva vis-a-vis Kashmir as a whole.   William James (1842-1910) once remarked, “Whenever you’re […]

Statement on Concerns about Public Health Situation in Jammu and Kashmir

Yesterday, several health activists, practitioners, networks, academics and other individuals issued an open statement on health crisis currently in Kashmir, following abrogation of Article 370, and the clamp down on transport and all means of communications.   “The purpose of this statement is to highlight the health situation and to demand the immediate restoration of […]

J&K Students turn down Eid Lunch invitations by Indian University Authorities

On Wednesday, Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik had announced that Rs 1 lakh each has been given to designated liaison officers “for organising Eid festivities for students from the state who are studying in other states” and are unable to come home on the occasion of Eid amid military clampdown in the Valley. […]

Protest meet against abrogation of Article 370 attacked by Bajrang Dal goons

Right wing forces in Patna have attacked a peaceful  protest organised against the abrogation of Article 370, which until recently accorded special status to Jammu and Kashmir. A GroundXero report.    On 5 July, a protest meeting was organised at Kargil Chowk, Gandhi Maidan at 5 PM under the banner of Nagrik Pahal, consisting of […]

Kashmiri Students in Mumbai Have Not Spoken to their Parents for a Week Now

On Wednesday, several Left and Democratic groups in Mumbai, including the CPI, CPI(M), DYFI, Janata Dal (Secular), and the Jammu and Kashmir Students’ Association Mumbai organised a meeting at Azad Maidan, Mumbai, protesting the scrapping of Articles 370 and 35A of the Indian Constitution, violation of the statehood of Jammu & Kashmir, and the unprecedented […]