Haseena's last phone call with her teen son Zahid before he died in a gun battle with Indian forces went viral when she did not stop him from the fatal fight. But she says, life in India-administered Kashmir is not as black and white.
India is now seeing the unleashed cry to bring sexual harassment to justice. Will it be enough to bring change?
Several high profile men including Bollywood celebrities, famous journalists, and even a minister stand accused under India's burgeoning #MeToo movement.
Local body elections are being held in the disputed territory for the first time in 13 years, but a boycott by both separatists and major pro-India parties dealt a strong blow to New Delhi.
Voter turnout was slightly over eight percent in Muslim-dominated areas of the Kashmir valley amid an anti-India strike. The local elections in the India-administered part of the disputed region were the first in over a decade.
The first time Bollywood actress Tanushree Dutta accused her co-star of sexually harassing her a decade ago, she was threatened with violence – and then ignored. But now her accusations appear to be emboldening women to speak out at last.
If Indian men did just a little more housework they could save thousands of women's lives and potentially add 16 percent to the country's GDP.
India has requested that the US grant it a waiver for the deal from sanctions prescribed by a US law passed in August 2017 that is intended to punish Russia for its annexation of Crimea and alleged interference in the 2016 US elections.
The men, who had been in detention for immigration offences since 2012, were handed over to Myanmar authorities at a border crossing in India's northeast state of Manipur.
India is the world's biggest arms importer with Russia and the US as its largest and second largest supplier. Modi and Putin are also set to discuss space cooperation and a possible second Russian-built nuclear power plant in India.
A US State Department representative has urged "all of our allies and partners to forgo transactions with Russia that would trigger sanctions," as India and Russia plan to ink missile deal on Thursday, October 4.
"The value of the contract will be more than $5 billion," says Yury Ushakov, Russian President Vladimir Putin's top foreign policy aide.
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