Explained: ST Status to Pahari speaking people in Jammu & Kashmir

pahari ST status in Kashmir

Paharis of Jammu Kashmir have been seeking ST status for 30 years, since Gujjars and Bakarwals in J&K were granted it in 1991, resulting in job and educational institution reservations for them. Pahari leaders have banded together to make a new push for political reservation after the Delimitation Commission recently recommended it for them as … Read more

Explained: Major Earthquakes To Hit Kashmir? 

Explained: Major Earthquakes To Hit Kashmir? 

Ground Report |  New Delhi: Major Earthquakes in Kashmir; It was the morning of October eight, 2005:  when most of the people were asleep in Kashmir; since people were observing the month of Ramadhan and hence opted to rest, suddenly everything started to shake. The shakes however were very powerful and prompted people to leave … Read more

Argentina’s claim on Falkland Island and controversy

Argentina's claim on Falkland Island and controversy

Ground Report | New Delhi: Falkland Island controversy; The UK reproaches China for supporting Argentina’s territorial claims over the British-run Falkland Islands. As relations with China have already been strained on multiple fronts, including Britain’s joining a US-led diplomatic boycott of the Beijing Winter Olympics to protest China’s human rights record. Chinese President Xi Jinping … Read more

Sexual Harassment in Kashmir: Taboo, Trauma and Trial 

Sexual Harassment in Kashmir: Taboo, Trauma and Trial 

Ground Report | New Delhi: Sexual Harassment in Kashmir;  Women have been subjected to all kinds of atrocities and harassment throughout the world. The most common of them all is sexual harassment. People may believe Kashmir is free from it but the matter of fact is it is not. Sexual harassment has been prevalent forever … Read more

Indian Soap Operas: Critical Analysis

Critically Analysing Indian Soap Operas

Ground Report | New Delhi: Indian soap operas; Dhooooom tanananana… a sound effect or a music piece one can find in every Indian soap opera: seems like it has become a part of the drama making process here. Adding to an already unrealistic scenario, the background music is as sensational as the script is. Not … Read more

Why is ASI removing ‘Jain Kirti Stambh’ from Ellora caves entrance?

jain kirti stambh ajanta ellora

The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) is preparing to remove the Jain Kirti Stambh, established in 1974 near the World Heritage Ellora Caves. ASI says that it was built without permission. This spoils the view of Ajanta Ellora Caves and many street vendors have occupied its surroundings making it look unsightly. Because this place is … Read more

Why Ethiopia in a Civil War?

Why Ethiopia in a Civil War

Ground Report| New Delhi: Ethiopia in a Civil War; Ethiopia is known to be a land of culture with its existence dating back to 3 million years with architectural ancient sites. Today, this land of culture seems divided into two regions that are willing to destruct the other just to gain ethnic and political power. … Read more

Why Reservation for Locals in Private job is not a good option?

Why Reservation for Locals in Private job is not a good option?

Ground Report | New Delhi: Reservation for Locals in Private job; The Haryana government has challenged the High Court’s order to stop the 75% quota in private jobs for local people in the Supreme Court. The Punjab-Haryana High Court had on Thursday ruled to ban reservation for local people in private jobs, but the state … Read more

Srinagar Acid Attack: A Brief Analysis of acid attacks on Women

Srinagar Acid Attack: A Brief Analysis of acid attacks on Women

Ground Report | New Delhi: Srinagar Acid Attack; Tuesday evening came as a shocker for the residents of the Downtown area of Srinagar. A 24-year – old girl was attacked by acid. The girl belonging to the Wantpora area of Hawal is left with severe injuries to her face. According to reports the accused stalked … Read more

Explained: Controversy over Galwan soldier bearing Olympics torch

Explained Controversy over Galwan soldier bearing Olympics torch

Ground Report | New Delhi: Galwan soldier Olympics torch; Ahead of the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing-2022 Winter Games caused controversy on Wednesday because one of the relays is a Chinese soldier involved in a Galwan conflict in 2020 in the Eastern Ladakh. According to a report in Global Times, Regimental Commander Qi of the … Read more