Pilgrims upset as Shiv ling at Amarnath cave melts completely

Pilgrims upset as Shiv ling at Amarnath cave melts completely

The Shiv ling at the Amarnath cave in Jammu and Kashmir has melted completely, leaving pilgrims upset. This year’s Amarnath Yatra, the annual pilgrimage to the shrine, began on June 28. It will end on August 21. So there’s still...
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Violence dipped accoss Kashmir Valley: Home Ministry

Violence dipped accoss Kashmir Valley: Home Ministry

Terror violence has come down in Jammu and Kashmir substantially ever since the state has been placed under Governor’s rule but incidents of stone pelting have increased marginally, official data has shown. According to the data compiled by the Home...
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To anchor Kashmir solution, Geelani must rise to the part

To anchor Kashmir solution, Geelani must rise to the part

Of late a number of experts have been suggesting new solutions to Kashmir. Most of them are sitting outside J&K. They think that their telescopic view offers them a clearer picture of the conflict than the people living with the...
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Basant Rath, Kashmir’s real-life ‘Singam’ in trouble

Basant Rath, Kashmir’s real-life ‘Singam’ in trouble

Some call him Singam, some call him Dabang, senior IPS officer Basant Rath has been caught on the wrong side of the law. Rath, inspector general of police, traffic, was caught on camera, slapping a young man in Srinagar, sparking...
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Fear of poaching gives sleepless nights to Kashmir’s Politicians

Fear of poaching gives sleepless nights to Kashmir’s Politicians

Beware of predators and poachers, take care of your flock. This is the classic warning for shepherds while they graze their flock in the Himalayan meadows. In Kashmir’s political meadow of expedient opportunities, the same warning is now visiting mainstr...
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J&K Govt orders ban on 30 Islamic, Pakistani channels, Cable operators threaten shutdown if ban not revoked

J&K Govt orders ban on 30 Islamic, Pakistani channels, Cable operators threaten shutdown if ban not revoked

The Jammu and Kashmir government on Wednesday ordered for an immediate ban on 30 Islamic and Pakistan-based religious and spiritual channels across all cable television networks. A notification, issued by the Additional District Magistrate, Srinagar to the own...
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Joint Resistance Leadership urges global rights bodies to visit Kashmir prisons

Joint Resistance Leadership urges global rights bodies to visit Kashmir prisons

Expressing strong resentment over the extension of judicial remand for Asiya Andrabi and her two associates, the Joint Resistance Leadership comprising Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik Tuesday said all the leaders and activists bo...
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Hear all states on cop’s power to book Army men: J&K urges SC

Hear all states on cop’s power to book Army men: J&K urges SC

At loggerheads with the Centre on the Shopian firing incident, Jammu and Kashmir on Monday requested the Supreme Court to hear all states and Union Territories (UTs) to decide whether a state police can register an FIR against an Army...
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PhD scholar Mannan Wani writes open letter, justifies move to join militancy

PhD scholar Mannan Wani writes open letter, justifies move to join militancy

Mannan Wani, a PhD scholar who went missing in January and later surfaced on social media after joining the ranks of militants, has written about why he chose to join the separatist movement in Kashmir. The 26-year-old research student of...
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J&K Govt likely to withdraw extra security of politicians, party workers say they are vulnerable to attacks

J&K Govt likely to withdraw extra security of politicians, party workers say they are vulnerable to attacks

The Jammu and Kashmir government led by Governor Narendra Nath Vohra is likely to withdraw “extra security” of all the political leaders, including the ministers in the previous BJP-PDP coalition government. The downgrading of security comes for the first ...
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