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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Shiv Sena extends ‘Hand of Friendship’ to Kashmir Valley

Shiv Sena extends ‘Hand of Friendship’ to Kashmir Valley

A lesser-known party in the Valley, the Shiv Sena Balasaheb Thackeray, on Thursday extended a ‘hand of friendship’ to the people as part of efforts to expand footprints in Kashmir. “We have come with a message of friendship for the...
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The first quarter of 2019 witnessed 162 killings in Kashmir: Report

The first quarter of 2019 witnessed 162 killings in Kashmir: Report

Ever since militancy erupted in the late 1980s, this is the first time more security forces personnel lost their lives than militants in Kashmir. During the first three months of 2019 at least 162 people including civilians, security forces and...
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BJP grappling with identity crisis across Kashmir Valley

BJP grappling with identity crisis across Kashmir Valley

The Bharatiya Janata Party’s election campaign in the Valley has yet again brought to the fore the identity crisis it faces in the Muslim-dominated region. Like before, BJP leaders, during their election campaign in the Valley, avoided raking up the...
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Rain lashes parts of Kashmir, Sonmarg, Gurez receives fresh snowfall

Rain lashes parts of Kashmir, Sonmarg, Gurez receives fresh snowfall

Gurez and some other upper reaches, including tourist resort of Sonmarg, received fresh snowfall on Thursday while rain lashed other parts of Kashmir valley, resulting in considerable dip in the maximum temperature. A Met department spokesperson told a news ag...
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Highway Ban, Landslides, 	 Mismanagement cause shortage of essentials across Valley

Highway Ban, Landslides, Mismanagement cause shortage of essentials across Valley

The frequent shutdown of the 300-km Srinagar-Jammu highway — a crucial and the only route for the supply of essential commodities into the Kashmir valley — has led to a fresh shortage of goods in the region. Residents said the...
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Alliance with BJP, Poor Infrastructure may cost PDP on home turf

Alliance with BJP, Poor Infrastructure may cost PDP on home turf

Of the six Assembly segments in Anantnag district going to polls in the first leg of the three-phased Lok Sabha elections on Tuesday, Bijbehara, the hometown of the Muftis, may not bring the desired results for them this time. The...
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To make electoral gains BJP using Kashmir as scapegoat: Mehbooba Mufti

To make electoral gains BJP using Kashmir as scapegoat: Mehbooba Mufti

Hours after India suspended trade across the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir saying the route was being misused by Pakistan-based elements to smuggle weapons, narcotics and fake currency, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chief Mehbooba Mufti on Thursd...
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Nuner pledge ‘Not To Vote’ at militant’s funeral, Budgam votes to safeguard Articles 370, 35A

Nuner pledge ‘Not To Vote’ at militant’s funeral, Budgam votes to safeguard Articles 370, 35A

The residents of this village in Ganderbal district of Jammu and Kashmir Thursday stayed away from polling booths after pledging to boycott voting at the funeral of a local militant, who was killed in an encounter with security forces earlier...
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