Kashmir hopes Shah to extend an olive branch to resistance camp during two-day visit

Kashmir hopes Shah to extend an olive branch to resistance camp during two-day visit

Shah, who is visiting the state for the first time after taking charge of the home ministry, will make a detailed security review of the Amarnath Yatra and address a party gathering followed by meetings with the state administration. Union...
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Worrying trend across Kashmir Valley as more locals joining rebel ranks

Worrying trend across Kashmir Valley as more locals joining rebel ranks

Mohammad Salman Khan and Shabir Ahmad Dar deserted the Jammu and Kashmir police’s counter-insurgency wing to cross over to the other side on June 5. The special police officers (SPOs) left Pulwama’s district police lines with their automatic weapons and...
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‘No Locus Standi’, India rejects OIC stand on Kashmir

‘No Locus Standi’, India rejects OIC stand on Kashmir

Three months after New Delhi had toned down its criticism of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation’s (OIC) reference to Jammu and Kashmir, India on Monday raised the decibel and rejected the OIC’s reference to Kashmir as “unacceptable” and said that....
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In BJP 2.0, Amit Shah to focus on Kashmir

In BJP 2.0, Amit Shah to focus on Kashmir

On his first day in North Block, the Home Minister Amit Shah got a detailed briefing on the situation in Jammu Kashmir. J&K Governor Satya Pal Malik also flew to Delhi and briefed him on the very first day in...
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Juma-tul-Vida will be observed as Youm-e-Qudus, Youm-e-Kashmir: Hurriyat Conference (M)

Juma-tul-Vida will be observed as Youm-e-Qudus, Youm-e-Kashmir: Hurriyat Conference (M)

As a convention, Hurriyat Conference (M) has announced that Juma-tul-Vida (last Friday of Ramadan) will be observed as Youm-e-Qudus and Youm-e-Kashmir—urging imams and khateebs to raise their voice for the peaceful settlement of the world’s two oldest and ...
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Is BJP’s second term more disastrous for Kashmir?

Is BJP’s second term more disastrous for Kashmir?

The provocative statements made by top BJP leaders pertaining to the abolition of Article 35-A and Article 370, along with the usual rants of following a more hard and muscular policy in the state has led to the rise of...
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Ahead of Eid-ul-Fitr traffic gridlocks return to Srinagar

Ahead of Eid-ul-Fitr traffic gridlocks return to Srinagar

Most of the areas in Srinagar witnessed a gridlock on Monday ahead of the Eid-ul-Fitr here, leaving the commuters to suffer. The commuters remained stuck for a long time in the gridlock today, which was witnessed in several city areas...
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Modi wave hits Kashmir wall got less than 10000 votes across Valley

Modi wave hits Kashmir wall got less than 10000 votes across Valley

Even as the BJP had claimed that it had 4.5 lakh members in the Valley, the saffron party managed less than 20,000 votes from the three Lok Sabha seats in Kashmir. As this figure included 9,835 migrant votes, the BJP...
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As UN demands details on Civilian killings in Kashmir, India stops engagement on topic

As UN demands details on Civilian killings in Kashmir, India stops engagement on topic

UN experts have asked for clarification on 76 cases of torture and killings of civilians in the last 29 years. Three special rapporteurs of the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) have written to India asking for details on steps...
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5 Rebels, 2 Civilians, 2 Soldiers killed across south Kashmir

5 Rebels, 2 Civilians, 2 Soldiers killed across south Kashmir

Five rebels, two civilians and two soldiers were killed in separate gunfights in south Kashmir’s Pulwama and Shopian districts on Thursday, police said. Pulwama gunfight A police official said that three Jaish-e-Muhammad (JeM) rebels, an army soldier and a c...
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