Pragaash

  • TWTW: Cyrus Broacha takes on fundamentalists, extremists February 10, 2013

    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 February 6, 2013

    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? February 7, 2013

    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 February 5, 2013

    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 February 5, 2013

    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? February 4, 2013

    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 February 4, 2013

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