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Freed after four years, Mirwaiz makes Kashmir dialogue pitch

The Mirwaiz criticised the reading down of Article 370 saying it was an assault on Kashmiri identity, adding harsh and unilateral decisions of disempowerment were taken by the administration.

23 Sep 2023

Srinagar Diary: Police officer arrested for alleged links with LeT

The officer is accused of helping the LeT operative to evade arrest and attempting to implicate a police officer who was investigating him.

23 Sep 2023

J&K: Mirwaiz Umar Farooq released from house arrest after 4 years, takes part in Friday prayers

The Hurriyat leader was put under house arrest at his Nigeen residence on August 5, 2019 -- the day the BJP-led Centre abrogated the provisions of Article 370.

22 Sep 2023

Day 7 of anti-terror ops: LeT commander among two militants killed in Kokernag encounter

Additional Director General of Police Kashmir Vijay Kumar told reporters today that they had information that 2-3 militants were hiding in the Gadole forest area of Kokernag.

19 Sep 2023

Terrorist killed in encounter near LoC in J-K's Baramulla, operation in Kokernag forests enters Day 4

As the security men were laying siege around the area, militants hiding in the area fired indiscriminately on the troops, he said.

19 Sep 2023

Change in tact: Jammu and Kashmir militants opt for jungle warfare

The shift by militants to jungle warfare may, however, prove a challenging task for security forces.

19 Sep 2023

J-K: Post Anantnag encounter, hunt on but no trace of Lashkar-e-Toiba militants yet

There has been no trace of the militants after the initial gunfight and it is being suspected that militants are making use of treacherous terrain and forest cover to prolong the security forces opera

18 Sep 2023

Pakistan army gives cover fire for infiltrators, three terrorists shot dead in J&K's Baramulla

The security men fired on the militants attempting to sneak into this side of LoC, a Srinagar-based defence spokesman said.

18 Sep 2023

One more jawan killed as hunt continues for holed-up militants in Anantnag

Troops are using drones, helicopters and quadcopters for aerial surveillance of the dense forest area of Gadole in Kokernag in Anantnag district, where three Lashkar militants are hiding.

16 Sep 2023

Massive combing operation launched in J&K, no trace of militants

Drones, helicopters and new-generation weapons and devices were pressed into service to track down Lashkar-e-Toiba militants involved in Wednesday’s attack on troops.

15 Sep 2023

Talks with Pakistan: Farooq proposes, BJP disposes

Reacting to Abdullah’s statement, BJP Kashmir spokesman Altaf Thakur said that time has come to put behind bars people who advocate dialogue with Pakistan on Kashmir.

15 Sep 2023

Two army officers and DSP killed in action in Jammu and Kashmir's Anantnag

Resistance Front, a shadow group of Pakistan-based Lashkar-e-Toiba, has claimed responsibility for the encounter.

14 Sep 2023

Arya Samaj Trust reopens school in downtown Srinagar after 33 years

The renovation of the school building is underway and around 35 students have been enrolled to the school up to Class 7.

14 Sep 2023

Jammu and Kashmir: Second militant killed in Rajouri encounter, toll in gunfight rises to three

Among the dead in the ongoing encounter in the area are two militants and a soldier Rifleman Ravi Kumar. Besides, a six-year-old Army Dog (Kent) was also killed in the firing by the militants.

13 Sep 2023

BJP in J&K issues show cause notice to ex MLC; Yousuf says will quit party

Yousuf has also been directed not to interact with the media directly or indirectly on any issue including these proceedings till the proceedings are pending.

12 Sep 2023

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