Ramnath Goenka Award for Kashmir reports

ImageReceiving the RNG Award from Vice-President M Venkaiah Naidu at a ceremony in Delhi in December 2017.

Saha won the prestigious Ramnath Goenka Excellence in Journalism Awards for the year 2016 for his Kashmir reporting, under the category “Reporting From J&K And The Northeast”.

His entry was a series of reports covering the five-month-long summer unrest of 2016 in the Valley, following the killing of militant commander Burhan Wani, that left over a hundred people dead and thousands injured.

Here are links to the 14 submitted stories on the Hindustan Times website:

  1. Notebook, Messi T-shirt: Poignant memories of youngest victims of Kashmir crisis
  2. In violence-hit J-K, pellet victims carry dreams in their eyes
  3. Kashmir Reader’s employees find their livelihoods hampered post govt censure
  4. HC directs J-K govt to protect schools as more buildings get burnt in unrest
  5. Khurram Parvez’s arrest opens a can of worms
  6. Despite injuries, Kashmir pellet victims stay defiant, yearn for ‘azadi’
  7. Physical injuries leave behind mental scars in strife-torn Kashmir Valley
  8. As mobile internet remains cut off, youth turn Wi-fi hackers in Kashmir
  9. Caught in the line of fire: The lives of CRPF men in Kashmir
  10. Protesters allege security guard’s death in Srinagar was cold blooded murder
  11. One month on, Kashmir Valley remains caught between curfew and shutdown 
  12. Why Kashmiris hate ‘Indian media’
  13. When the press came to a halt: Life in Kashmir without newspapers
  14. Cops face their ‘own people’ in line of duty