Pragaash

  • Kashmir: Girls pursue career in music amidst fatwa 02-05-2013 05:52 PM

    Srinagar: Online threats and pressure from religious and radical groups forced the Kashmir Valley's first girl rock band to disband but it has not dampened the spirits of many among the fairer sex, who want to pursue a career in music and singing. This was evident from the fact that...
  • TWTW: Cyrus Broacha takes on fundamentalists, extremists 10-02-2013 02:07 PM

    In this episode of The Week That Wasn't, Cyrus Broacha takes on the people who find a reason to protest against almost everything. ...
  • Don't stop performing: Iranian all-woman band to Pragaash 06-02-2013 11:54 PM

    Jammu and Kashmir's first girl band on Monday decided to call it quits after a fatwa was issued against them by the valley's Grand Mufti. ...
  • The Last Word: Why is Indian society unable to stand up for freedom of expression? 06-02-2013 11:05 PM

    The VHP's women wing on Wednesday continued to disrupt an exhibition at Delhi Art Gallery saying it portrayed women in a bad way. ...
  • News 360: Kashmir no place for music, says J&K girl band member 05-02-2013 10:52 PM

    Srinagar Police on Tuesday filed an FIR against those who posted online abuse and threats aimed at the valley's first girls-only rock band. But the band members said they gave up after the state's Grand Mufti's fatwa. ...
  • J&K: Govt should have acted sooner, says Mehbooba Mufti on fatwa against girl band 05-02-2013 06:45 PM

    Main Opposition party leader Mehbooba Mufti on Tuesday condemned the Omar Abdullah government for what she called "delayed response" to the fatwa against Kashmir's first girl band. ...
  • Should an all-women band be deemed un-Islamic? 04-02-2013 11:40 PM

    Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Monday said that full security will be provided to the members of the state's first girl band if they wanted to pursue their music career. ...
  • Fatwa against girl band: State must intervene, says Mehbooba Mufti 04-02-2013 06:52 PM

    Jammu and Kashmir's first girl band on Monday decided to quit following a fatwa against them. ...