Kashmir unrest

'Where are Kashmiri leaders': Opposition creates ruckus in Lok Sabha over 'instability' in Valley

Congress was joined by leaders of National Conference, Nationalist Congress Party, Revolutionary Socialist Party and Dravida Munetra Kazhgam.

published on : 18th November 2019

273 militants active in Kashmir valley with over 100 foreigners: Security agencies

LeT tops the list with 112 militants followed by Hizbul Mujahideen with 100 militants, Jaish-e-Muhammad with 58 militants and Al Badr with three militants.

published on : 20th September 2019

Kashmiris allege beatings, abuse in raids by soldiers, Army refutes charge

For years, there have been accusations from Kashmir residents and international human rights groups that Indian troops have carried out systematic abuse and unjustified arrests.

published on : 10th September 2019

Eight Lashkar terrorists arrested for intimidating people in Kashmir's Sopore

They were involved in threatening and intimidation of locals by publishing and circulating of posters on the behest of Lashkar-e-Taiba affiliates.

published on : 10th September 2019

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