Naeem Akhtar accuses protesting students of ‘Hurting Image’ of State

Naeem Akhtar accuses protesting students of ‘Hurting Image’ of State

The Jammu and Kashmir government on Thursday said those pelting stones in the name of the eight-year-old victim of Kathua rape and murder case were only hurting the image and interests of the state, as the trial in the case...
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30 Students injured during anti-rape protests, Three hit by pellets face vision loss

30 Students injured during anti-rape protests, Three hit by pellets face vision loss

Students’ protests calling for justice in the rape and murder of an eight-year-old child in January this year were held in several areas of the Valley on Wednesday. Some of these protests morphed into clashes in which at least 30...
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167% Increase in civilian deaths in Kashmir Valley

167% Increase in civilian deaths in Kashmir Valley

The home ministry’s annual report for 2017-18 also showed a 2.44% decline in the number of security personnel deaths over the previous year. Civilian deaths in Jammu and Kashmir rose by a staggering 167% last year compared to 2015, official...
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Peace remains elusive in Kashmir as Valley remains on edge

Peace remains elusive in Kashmir as Valley remains on edge

Kashmir is the biggest internal security challenge that successive state governments and the Centre have had to grapple with. Modi promised to take Vajpayee’s formula of Kashmiriyat, insaniyat and jamhooriyat forward, but peace remains a serious casualty. Ap...
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100 Days and 90 Killings across Kashmir Valley

100 Days and 90 Killings across Kashmir Valley

Like 2017, the year 2018 also appears to be heading for more bloodshed and violence. In 100 days since the beginning of the year, 90 people have been killed in the militancy-related incidents in the Kashmir valley till April 10....
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Bullets can’t tell difference, civilians responsible for their deaths at encounter sites: J&K Police Chief

Bullets can’t tell difference, civilians responsible for their deaths at encounter sites: J&K Police Chief

Jammu and Kashmir police chief SP Vaid urged the state’s youth to stay away from encounter sites to avoid becoming casualties. Civilians thronging encounter sites are responsible for their deaths as bullets don’t distinguish between a stone pelter and a...
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Shopian repeated in Kulgam, 4 Civilians, Armyman killed, Over 60 injured in Khudwani

Shopian repeated in Kulgam, 4 Civilians, Armyman killed, Over 60 injured in Khudwani

Army man, 4 civilians killed in Khudwani Over 60 injured in forces firing on protestors near encounter site Locals rescue 3 militants alive from debris of house Sharjeel was killed inside his house: Family An army man was killed in...
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UN should play its part on Kashmir Issue, Pakistan PM tells secretary general

UN should play its part on Kashmir Issue, Pakistan PM tells secretary general

Pakistan Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi says UN should play its part in stopping “Indian atrocities” in Kashmir and accused New Delhi of “unprovoked ceasefire violations.” Pakistan Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on Tuesday met United Nations ...
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Breakthrough needed to ward off conflict: Abdul Gani Bhat

Breakthrough needed to ward off conflict: Abdul Gani Bhat

Stating that India and Pakistan desperately need a breakthrough to ward off the ghosts of war, senior Hurriyat leader and Muslim Conference head Abdul Gani Bhat said an agenda with master strategy was must for generating “propitious political environment” ...
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After Shahid Afridi, Shoaib Akhtar joins issue on Kashmir

After Shahid Afridi, Shoaib Akhtar joins issue on Kashmir

Days after Shahid Afridi was roundly slammed for his controversial comments on Kashmir, former Pakistani cricketer Shoaib Akhtar also waded into the debate tweeting: “I wish one day in my life time I get a news of Kashmir, Palestine, Yemen,...
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