From missing their college admissions to thesis deadlines, Kashmiri youth feel helpless before New Delhi's draconian measure of imposing curfew and internet gag in India-administered Kashmir for over 70 consecutive days.
The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has said the current monsoon has been the heaviest since 1994, classifying it "above normal", and this year's season has been longer than usual.
India's actions in Kashmir are evidence that the country is unable to convince Kashmiris to merge with India.
Even if the disputed region were to become a Shangri-La, it would be a Shangri-La manufactured by India with sheer military force and money.
Many Kashmiris TRT World spoke to allege Indian police and paramilitary forces are picking up young men and teenagers in midnight raids and subjecting them to custodial torture.
A 19-year-old rape victim is fighting for her life in hospital after a key eyewitness, her father and aunts died in mysterious circumstances. Her accused is a powerful politician and a member of India's ruling BJP.
The 19-year-old victim had accused ruling Bharatiya Janata Party state lawmaker Kuldeep Singh Sengar of raping her in 2017. Media reports said suspicions over the crash had been raised because the truck's registration number was painted over.
Wrongly convicted as young men for bombing attacks on Delhi and Rajasthan, three men return home to find they have lost families and livelihoods.
More than 50 people died after being struck by lightning in the month of July, including over 30 in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh.
Once again the underbelly of the Indian society is exposed and the case has become a rallying point for activists demanding a change in the laws to protect vulnerable couples.
The Indian government has come under criticism for taking advantage of a spiritual journey to meet political ends.
Critics accuse the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) of attempting to silence media through violence and coercion, while the recent arrests of three journalists for "defaming" a monk-turned-chief minister triggered public outrage.
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