Stone Pelters will be dealt with iron fist: Govt

Stone Pelters will be dealt with iron fist: Govt

Parts of Kashmir Valley have seen turbulence after Wani’s encounter in July last year. Internet services have been hampered and curfew imposed to bring situation to normalcy The government remains firm on its Kashmir strategy, promising to deal with stone-pelters...
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Indian army chief showing ‘Criminal leadership’ backing Human shield: Human Rights Watch

Indian army chief showing ‘Criminal leadership’ backing Human shield: Human Rights Watch

The Indian army chief has showcased “criminal leadership” by backing the use of Kashmiri civilian as a human shield, said Kenneth Roth, Executive Director of Human Rights Watch. Gen Bipin Rawat, the Indian army chief, had on Sunday backed the...
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Ramadan begins amid sombre mood, markets deserted

Ramadan begins amid sombre mood, markets deserted

The usual festivities that mark the beginning of the holy month of Ramazan in the Kashmir valley were missing today. Though mosques saw a huge rush of devotees from last night, most of the marketplaces wore a deserted look due...
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PDP-BJP Govt is busy re-employing retired Babus, Youth need to wait

PDP-BJP Govt is busy re-employing retired Babus, Youth need to wait

There is no end to re-employment of former Government officers in the PDP-BJP rule. In the latest move, the Government has engaged a former Director Planning as consultant in the key Planning Development & Monitoring Department (PD&MD). Shakti Singh Ja...
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Ban from Social Media lifted in Kashmir

Ban from Social Media lifted in Kashmir

Jammu and Kashmir home department had on April 26 banned 22 social media sites for a months including Facebook, Whatsapp and Twitter, in an attempt to curb the street protests in the Valley. A month-long ban on 22 social media...
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‘Human shield’ approaches rights panel, Separatists call for Friday protests against the act

‘Human shield’ approaches rights panel, Separatists call for Friday protests against the act

Describes Commendation Certificate to Maj Nitin Gogoi ‘illegal, against norms’ Kashmiri villager Farooq Ahmad Dar, who was made a human shield by Major Nitin Leetul Gogoi, has approached the State Human Rights Commission (SHRC) with a complaint, questionin...
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As unemployment grows among JK, women finding a match becomes difficult

As unemployment grows among JK, women finding a match becomes difficult

Women in J&K marry very late compared to the women from all other states, a survey says. The average age of marriage among women in the state has risen to 25 years, against the all-India average of 21.8 years, says...
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Governor NN Vohra urges Mehbooba Mufti to safeguard student’s interests

Governor NN Vohra urges Mehbooba Mufti to safeguard student’s interests

J&K Governor NN Vohra on Wednesday urged Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti to ensure that students’ academic interests are safeguarded. A Raj Bhawan spokesman said Mehbooba met Vohra here and had “wide ranging discussions “which focused on maintenance of...
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After killing 14, blinding 1000’s, Pellet guns to become less lethal

After killing 14, blinding 1000’s, Pellet guns to become less lethal

Pellet guns, which have left at least a 1000 people partially or fully blinded during street protests since July last year, will now be fitted with deflectors to minimise injuries to eyes and sensitive organs above the waist. The Central...
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Kashmiri Students allege harassment in Haryana College

Kashmiri Students allege harassment in Haryana College

A group of Kashmiri students studying in Swami Dev Dyal Group of Institutes Haryana Tuesday accused the college administration of harassment. Amir Bhat, a 6th semester B.Tech student told Kashmir Post from Haryana that he was harassed by the HoD...
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