Srinagar: The Army’s proposal to set up an artillery firing range at Bajpathri in the meadows of Yousmarg picturesque tourist destination in Central Kashmir is being strongly opposed by villagers, tour operators and separatist organisations.
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Srinagar: Amid anti-army and anti-establishment slogans, the locals in frontier district Kupwara staged a massive protest against the disappearances of three civilians from Dardpora Kralpora on Tuesday.
Trehgam: Ali Muhammad Sheikh also disappeared on November 17. His family also says that he was last seen with the TA soldier Manzoor Khawaja. By and large, his life has followed a trajectory somewhat similar to that of the Dardpora duo: he had given up militancy in the 90s, had been in touch with army […]
Dardpora, (Moazum Mohammad): There are two main narratives that attempt to explain the disappearance on November 17 last month of two men from a village in Kupwara which, for its intense involvement in the ongoing insurgency, has earned the title of the Village of Widows. The first narrative, voiced by their families, says that a […]