Pakistan trying to revive Harkat-ul-Mujahideen in Kashmir

Pakistan trying to revive Harkat-ul-Mujahideen in Kashmir

Forces on alert to foil infiltration bids Known for its war-time exposure in Afghanistan, the Harkat-ul-Mujahideen (HuM), considered “dead on the Kashmir front” since its split in 1999, “is being revived to start operations” in the Valley. A note generated...
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Dineshwar Sharma reaches out to students, says violence never a solution

Dineshwar Sharma reaches out to students, says violence never a solution

The Central government’s special representative for Jammu and Kashmir, Dineshwar Sharma, today told students in south Kashmir’s Anantnag town that gun was never going to be a solution to anything. “Gun is never a solution to anything. It is my...
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Hajin; The Kashmir town that is a ‘Militant Hub’

Hajin; The Kashmir town that is a ‘Militant Hub’

Violence has ebbed and flowed in Indian-administered Kashmir since 1989 but the region has seen a fresh wave of unrest following popular militant leader Burhan Wani’s killing by Indian forces in July 2016. Gowhar Geelani reports on a small market...
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GoI’s Interlocutor Dineshwar Sharma reaches out to Kashmir’s protest hotbed

GoI’s Interlocutor Dineshwar Sharma reaches out to Kashmir’s protest hotbed

Meets 14 delegations amid tight security The Government of India’s (GoI) Interlocutor, Dineshwar Sharma, Sunday reached out to the people of the Pulwama-the district which remained epicentre of protests after killing of HM militant commander, Burhan Muzafar ...
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Process on to grant amnesty to first time stone pelters: Mehbooba Mufti

Process on to grant amnesty to first time stone pelters: Mehbooba Mufti

Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti has announced amnesty for the first-time stone-throwers of the Kashmir valley by initiating the process of withdrawal of FIRs against them. The PDP-BJP government’s announcement comes after recommendations of the Centre’s spec...
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Center taking steps to restore peace in Kashmir: Arun Jaitley

Center taking steps to restore peace in Kashmir: Arun Jaitley

‘Through interlocutor, we intend to engage with all to resolve K-issue’ The Government of India (GoI) is taking all steps to ensure a return of normalcy to Jammu and Kashmir, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said on Wednesday. “There was a...
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Center creating Ikhwan-type organisations in Kashmir: UJC chief Syed Salahuddin

Center creating Ikhwan-type organisations in Kashmir: UJC chief Syed Salahuddin

The United Jihad Council, an amalgam of various militant outfits, alleged on Tuesday that New Delhi is working on a plan to “create Ikhwan-type organisations” in Kashmir. Quoting a statement by UJC chief Syed Salahuddin, a local news agency CNS...
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From Pro-Pak Green to ISIS Black – Kashmir’s Changing Colours

From Pro-Pak Green to ISIS Black – Kashmir’s Changing Colours

On Sunday, 19 November 2017, downtown Srinagar – the traditional hub of Kashmir’s Azadi movement – witnessed the first massive funeral procession of a militant since 1990 without the green-coloured flags. There were no trademark slogans of “Jeevay Jeev...
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New geo-strategic risks in Kashmir

New geo-strategic risks in Kashmir

Mumbai mastermind Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi’s nephew was among six Pakistani terrorists killed in an encounter at Hajjin in Bandipora in north Kashmir on Saturday. This read with the killing of Jaish-e-Mohammed chief Masood Azhar’s nephew in another encounter ...
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Pir Panjal Range receives heavy snowfall forcing roads to close

Pir Panjal Range receives heavy snowfall forcing roads to close

It’s snow time in Kashmir It’s snow time in Kashmir. The Pir Panjal Range, part of the Inner Himalayas, experienced heavy snowfall on Saturday morning, with temperatures dipping to below zero levels. As a result of the heavy snowfall, Mughal...
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