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Feature: After dramatic coup, Kashmir Press Club turns into a fortress out of bounds for journalists

Muhammad Raafi A day after the dramatic takeover of Kashmir Press Club (KPC) by a group of journalists aided by the armed forces, the club premises in the heart of the city have been rendered out of bounds for the local journalist community and the Club members. On Sunday morning, …

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Article: Communal Violence in the Year 2021

Promoting Hindu Heritage through higher state expenditure — Part 1 Irfan Engineer and Neha Dabhade There were 20 communal riots, in which one person died, and 16 incidences of communally motivated mob lynching in the year 2021, according to the monitoring of Centre for Study of Society and Secularism using …

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Article: BJP now a ‘sinking-ship’ will soon hit ‘rock-bottom’

Haider Abbas Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) had long lost its ground in Uttar Pradesh (UP). It is only now that it has got going, as since the model code of conduct was announced, there is a spree in BJP family being abandoned by its ministers and legislative members etc. The …

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Feature: Kashmiri media describe toll of legal harassment

Bilal Hussain Freelance journalist Sajad Gul was at home in Shahgund, a village in north Kashmir’s Bandipora district, when the army came for him. It was about 10 p.m. on January 5. The journalist’s family told local media that Gul received a phone call asking him to come outside. The …

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