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Srinagar: Kashmir’s Grand Mufti Nasir-ul-Islam Saturday said that divorces, marital feuds and domestic violence cases are all time high in Kashmir and the situation going from bad to worse with a series of reasons responsible for the “growing menace.” He said the surge in domestic violence, marital feuds, and divorces first surfaced six years ago when the court—“Muslim Personal Law Board or Islamic Shariah Court” registered a series of cases pertaining to these issues. “It…

Coming from a place where Saadut Hasan Manto bled his pen dog in the hinterland games of the two hostile neighbours, one of the ‘inmates’ of Kashmir deplored colony decries the social stigma associated with leprosy despite the disease being controlled and effectively curable. Engrossed in storytelling, Parvez Alam used his bare fingers to level the hot embers in Kangri, a traditional firepot to battle Kashmir’s harsh winter. Matter of fact, he did not even…

Srinagar: The retailers of mutton across Kashmir valley seem not to be moved by the government orders and are continuing to sell meat at the rate of Rs 600 to 650 per kilogram. Reports said that meat sellers continue flouting the recently fixed government order in a brazen way and are selling the same at exorbitant rates in different parts of Kashmir valley. However, the high prices did not deter the people from buying meat…