In Kashmir, 200 Men Have Been Working On A Graveyard Which Was Once A Children’s Park

In these days of unrest, a group of 200 men are hard at work from morning till evening in a children’s park in chief minister Mehbooba Mufti’s hometown of Bijbehara in south Kashmir. The park, which has been turned into Martyr’s Graveyard, no. 2, lies in the middle of the town. Some young and others[…]

#KashmirUnrest: Three families and a tale of death

A few paces from the historic Jama Masjid in south Kashmir’s Bijbehara town, on the banks of Jhelum river, stands a cluster of houses crisscrossed by narrow back alleys. Using these to avoid confrontation with security forces who were enforcing a curfew, mourners trickled in to the house of Nazir Ahmad Lattoo. Fifty-five-year-old Lattoo’s son,[…]

Former Telecom Minister Prasad’s Claims On BSNL’s Success Exaggerated, Wrong

“In one year and eight months, we have brought Bharat Sanchar Nigam (BSNL) on par with private players. Under National Democratic Alliance (NDA), BSNL, for the first time, had an operative profit of Rs 672 crore,” former Minister for Communication and Information Technology Ravi Shankar Prasad said in May 2016 when the NDA government was[…]

YKA Exclusive: Are Workplaces Welcoming Of Transgender People In India?

Dividing her time between her terminally-ill parents and sending out resumes to prospective employers, the last few months have been tough on 36-year-old, Indira (name changed). Even as she drafts new mail to send out, she is aware, she may not hear from anybody. Not after she found herself without a job, every time she[…]