Kashmir unrest

One killed, 70 injured as protestors help rebels escape Kashmir siege

Thousands of villagers poured onto roads as two suspected rebels fought a gun battle with soldiers from inside a house in the Kulgam area in southern Kashmir.

published on : 29th May 2019

Boy allegedly beaten by Army in Jammu and Kashmir critical

The 14-year-old boy was referred to the Sher-e-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences and was operated for a head injury.

published on : 26th May 2019

Army atrocities brewing secessionism in Kashmiris' minds: Mehbooba Mufti

The PDP chief president, meanwhile, asked police not to take action against anyone involved in the pelting of stones at her motorcade in Anantnag district on Monday.

published on : 17th April 2019

First lull in Kashmir since latest India-Pakistan escalation

At least eight civilians and two soldiers have been killed in Pakistani-controlled Kashmir since tensions soared following India's airstrike last Tuesday inside Pakistan.

published on : 4th March 2019

This Harvard alumnus is working to build a crowdfunded university for students in Kashmir to study safely

An academic consultant in Saudi Arabia, Mehboob Makhdoomi believes that more educational opportunities will alleviate the issues in the valley

published on : 22nd February 2019

Schools shut after heavy shelling by Pak along LoC in Rajouri

The authorities ordered the closure of all schools within five-km radius for the safety and security of the students and to avoid any untoward incident, he added.

published on : 24th December 2018

Situation in Kashmir under control: Union Minister Hansraj Ahir

Ahir said the Centre does not trust the government of Pakistan or the terrorist groups.

published on : 19th October 2018

Tourist from Chennai dies in Jammu and Kashmir stone-pelting

Jammu and Kashmir CM Mehbooba Mufti met the family of the tourist. “My head hangs in shame,” she said.

published on : 7th May 2018

Threat of more Fidayeen attacks in Kashmir

IG CRPF Ravideep Singh Sahi said there are also chances of militants carrying out grenade lobbing and hit-and-run attacks on security forces.

published on : 5th January 2018

Appointment of Kashmir interlocutor diversionary tactic, 'Azadi' demand is for autonomy: P Chidambaram

Chidambaram said he was worried about what was happening in the valley as there was a deep ferment there.

published on : 28th October 2017

Kashmir terror funding: Two accused confess to flow of money from Pakistan

The accused confessed to the flow of money, especially from Pakistan, in a case related to the funding of terror activities in Kashmir.

published on : 19th September 2017

Government briefs opposition parties on Doklam, Kashmir situation

The opposition leaders were told about the prevailing situation along the Sino-Indian border and Jammu and Kashmir and the government's action.

published on : 14th July 2017

Hindu from UP arrested for terrorist links in Kashmir; involvement of non-locals a first, says IG

Sandeep was nabbed from the same house where Lashkar-e-Taiba commander Bashir Lashkari was killed on July 1. His arrest points to blurring lines between criminality and terrorism, says IGP Munir Khan

published on : 10th July 2017

Mehbooba Mufti meet PM Modi; asks for dialogue to achieve peace in Kashmir valley

She invoked former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee's policy on Kashmir, and said the thread should be picked up from where he had left off -- an apparent suggestion for talks with separatists.

published on : 24th April 2017

Does Kashmir need AFSPA? Here is a refresher on the special powers used by army

AFSPA can be invoked in areas the government certifies as disturbed due to disputes between people of different religions, races, languages or castes. It has been used only in insurgency-prone areas.

published on : 27th March 2017