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We worked overtime, says govt that Omar Abdullah called paralysed
Tue, Sep 30, 2014

The state government also provided its initial assessment of losses, pegging it at 100 thousand crore rupees.

Srinagar limps back to life, focus shifts on state govt’s failure
Wed, Sep 24, 2014

After the floods, Omar and his administration was missing for more than 15 days.

Srinagar limps back to normalcy
Wed, Sep 17, 2014

Some shopkeepers opened their shops after 10 days. Others sifted through merchandise to gauge losses.

If we wait for the govt, we will only find bodies: Flood victims
Thu, Sep 11, 2014

No help from authorities, civilians take up rescue work.

‘Can I bury him here?’ he asks, holding out a bag with son’s body
Wed, Sep 10, 2014

Shocked rescue workers hurriedly arrange for a funeral, burying the infant in a wet corner.

J&K floods: Thousands of residential areas still submerged under water; Air India keeps aircrafts on standby
Tue, Sep 09, 2014

With no communication the roads leading to Srinagar disconnected, little help is coming from outside.

Flooded with SOS calls, officials in Srinagar throw up their hands
Mon, Sep 08, 2014

Even as the water level of the Jhelum crossed the danger mark, there was no warning from the government.

A city used to shutdowns steps into the deluge
Mon, Sep 08, 2014

The Srinagar office of The Indian Express is housed in a shopping arcade which lies on the banks of the Jhelum.

Srinagar: People trapped, city submerged, administration missing
Sun, Sep 07, 2014

There was no warning from the government, no monitoring of the river by the administration.

Talks with Pak the only option: Omar
Sun, Aug 31, 2014

For god’s sake, what is the option other than talks (for resolution of issues), said J&K CM Omar Abdullah.

Geelani for unity among separatists
Thu, Aug 28, 2014

Hardline Hurriyat leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani has called for unity among separatists.

Omar: Modi govt has an obligation to restore peace along border
Mon, Aug 25, 2014

Omar said the cancellation of talks was not due to ceasefire violations.

2 jawans, 4 militants killed in encounters
Mon, Aug 25, 2014

One soldier Naik Neeraj Kumar who was injured during the operation succumbed to his injuries.

‘Talks cancellation will help Hurriyat build its image’
Wed, Aug 20, 2014

Some believe this decision has lent credence to the view of separatists, who see Indo-Pak talks as a futile exercise.

Modi govt overreacted to Pakistan envoy’s meeting with separatists?
Tue, Aug 19, 2014

This is not for the first time that separatists have met the Pakistan High Commissioners or political heads before the talks.

J&K parties disappointed, Hurriyat says its stand vindicated
Tue, Aug 19, 2014

Hurriyat chairman Syed Ali Shah Geelani said the Centre’s decision was a “vindication” of the separatist position.

Pak envoy invite to separatists will hurt talks, says Centre
Mon, Aug 18, 2014

The Congress too found the move “strange and an ironical” saying Basit was “feting” the Kashmiri separatists.

3 killed in militant strike in Valley
Thu, Aug 14, 2014

This is the second major attack by militants at Pampore in the past three days.

No mention of Kashmir disappoints separatists
Wed, Aug 13, 2014

The Hurriyat Conference led by Syed Ali Shah Geelani refused to comment on Modi’s visit saying they had no expectations from it.

Not averse to compensating victims: J&K
Wed, Aug 13, 2014

The government, however, sought time to make a decision.

‘Crime never dies’: Court junks Army’s revision plea
Sun, Aug 10, 2014

Tells Army to cooperate with probe.

To escape debt, J&K man claims he’s behind blast, seeks jail
Mon, Jul 28, 2014

‘Surrenders’ to Mumbai Police for ‘involvement’ in Pune blast.

15 yrs after Kargil War, Drass is a tourist town, with money, new houses, jobs
Sun, Jul 27, 2014

A rusted white signboard still greets visitors to “the second coldest place in the world”—as Drass was known until 1999.

Nation in safe hands, says Army Chief on ‘goodbye’ visit to Kargil
Sat, Jul 26, 2014

Jaitley, service chiefs to pay tribute today.

Farooq Abdullah won’t contest Assembly polls, says Omar
Mon, Jul 21, 2014

Senior Abdullah lost the recent Lok Sabha polls from Srinagar constituency, the first electoral defeat since he joined politics.

It’s official: Congress and National Conference won’t contest Assembly polls together
Mon, Jul 21, 2014

The decision has been taken in view of the sentiments of party workers, Cong leader Ghulam Nabi Azad said.

Official says Israel has asked citizens to stay away from Valley
Thu, Jul 17, 2014

Official figures put the number of Israeli tourists visiting Kashmir and Ladakh at 8,000-10,000 per year.

J&K Police stop lecture by author Mridu Rai in Srinagar
Thu, Jul 10, 2014

Hours before lecture, police invoked Section 144 that bans the assembly of four or more persons at a public place.

Geelani seeks financial aid to ‘fulfil needs of movement’
Wed, Jul 09, 2014

Geelani asked people to contribute towards Tehreek-e-Hurriyat, the separatist organisation founded by him.

Kunan-Poshpora rapes: HC asks J&K to consider paying compensation in 3 weeks
Wed, Jul 02, 2014

HC was hearing a petition by the survivors asking the court to monitor re-investigation in the case.

Sopore massacre: Survivors challenge CBI closure report
Sun, Jun 29, 2014

Human rights activist Imroz has questioned the proceeding of the court martial by BSF terming it a cover-up attempt.

Top LeT militant shot dead in J&K
Tue, Jun 24, 2014

Security forces fire at protesters, 1 dies

Geelani against ‘separate cities’ for Kashmiri Pandits
Mon, Jun 23, 2014

The Hurriyat chairman said his separatist amalgam would soon start consultations with other separatists to build a “national consensus” over the issue.

For Kashmir solution, Geelani echoes Vajpayee
Thu, Jun 19, 2014

The Hurriyat leader was speaking at a blood donation camp organised by his party at Hyderpora Wednesday.

LoC violations must stop for Pak talks to progress: Jaitley
Mon, Jun 16, 2014

Though Jaitely said he is satisfied of the security situation in the state, he ducked a question on the Armed Forces Special Powers Act.

Free for hour, separatist Masarat Alam held again
Sun, Jun 15, 2014

In October 2010, he was arrested after police raids across Kashmir. Since then, he has been behind bars.

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