Sheikh And The Accession

Zahir-Ud-DinOctober Comments

There are accounts that clearly suggest that Sheikh Abdullah had decided on acceding to India as early as September 4, 1947. In public, however, Sheikh continued to claim otherwise, and that such a decision wouldn’t … Read More

Bijbehara Massacre – 25 Years On

Murtaza ShibliMassacres, October

On 22nd October 1993, during a peaceful protest against the Hazratbal siege, around 50 civilians were killed and 200 injured by the Indian paramilitary Border Security Force (BSF) in Bijbehara, district Anantnag, Kashmir. The atrocity … Read More

The Rape of Loura Jane

LKH DeskOctober, Rape Comments

She had arrived in Srinagar on October 7th, 1990, from a trip to Ladakh and was lodged in a houseboat on the banks of Dal Lake along with her three friends. Little did she know … Read More

1992 – Shopian Gangrape

LKH DeskOctober Comments

On the night of October 10, 1992, an army unit of the 22nd Grenadiers entered the village of Chak Saidapora, about four kilometres south of the town of Shopian, district Pulwama, on a search operation … Read More