Muzamil Jaleel

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J&K DGP sends list of 169 ‘provocateurs’ to districts, says book them under PSA
Fri, Aug 26, 2016

These 169 are among the estimated 1,000 people who have been identified as key players in the ongoing protests and clashes with security forces.

Rajnath Singh by her side, Mehbooba Mufti says 5 per cent creating havoc, focus must be on 95 per cent
Fri, Aug 26, 2016

Children being misled, says CM Mehbooba Mufti. Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh said an alternative to pellet guns would be found within a few days.

In Kashmir, public and government agree: the media is to blame
Mon, Aug 22, 2016

The media is seen as “a mere propaganda tool of the State” and blamed for “hiding the truth”.

What PDP MP Muzaffar Hussain Baig told PM Modi at the all-party meet
Sat, Aug 13, 2016

Muzaffar Hussain Baig represented the ruling PDP in the all-party meeting convened by the Centre to discuss the current Kashmir uprising

Need to rebut narrative of jihad, need empathy: PDP
Sat, Aug 13, 2016

At the all-party meet on Kashmir, PDP was represented by former deputy Chief Minister Muzaffar Hussain Baig.

What Kashmir says
Fri, Aug 12, 2016

All parties meet today to talk about Kashmir. But are they prepared to hear the Kashmiris?

Mehbooba’s dark hour: As Kashmir erupts, Mufti walking the tightrope with her hands tied as CM
Sun, Jul 31, 2016

Once, she was the face of PDP’as ‘healing touch’, combining a politics of compassion with strident dissent of New Delhi. 50 people are dead and houses across Kashmir are mourning. Mehbooba would have wanted to be in the Opposition today. But she is the Chief Minister.

How 21-yr-old’s killing left behind skeletons of steel in Kashmir town
Wed, Jul 27, 2016

Once the police station of Damhal Hanjipora, or DH Pora, this is now a grim reminder of the rage that erupted over the last two weeks in Kashmir, following the killing of militant Burhan Wani on July 8.

Kashmir unrest: ‘No one among us is the PDP or NC now’
Tue, Aug 02, 2016

Having failed to quell the mass protests following the killing of Kashmiri militant Burhan Wani, even police, paramilitary and Army have been withdrawn, to lessen the chances of a confrontation.

On hospital beds in Anantnag town in Kashmir, glimpses of a violent week
Sat, Jul 16, 2016

In the district hospital at Anantnag town, where curfew has been in place for a week, are glimpses of what happened since last Friday, when protests erupted in Kashmir following the killing of Hizbul Mujahideen commander Burhan Wani.

At Ground Zero: Flower petals at the end of a dangerous journey
Fri, Jul 15, 2016

This is where 22-year-old Hizbul Mujahideen commander Burhan Wani was killed by J&K Police.

Kashmir violence: In her Bijbehara bastion, Death No. 31 sparks anger
Wed, Jul 13, 2016

In a clear indication that no one in the security establishment is taking any chances given the volatility on the street, a senior official said that security has been strengthened at Dara Shikoh park, where PDP patriarch Mufti Mohammad Sayeed lies buried.

Kashmir protests: Her MLAs fearful, CM Mufti asks ministers to step out
Tue, Jul 12, 2016

Three days into the protests, the Chief Minister herself is nowhere to be seen — she has only issued two statements, appealing for calm — and her own party MLAs are fearful of the backlash.

Kashmir protests: Pellets take a toll, 92 eye surgeries and counting
Tue, Jul 12, 2016

Pellet guns have been regularly used to quell protests in Kashmir since 2010, when the state police introduced them as “non-lethal weapon”, their use has increased over the years.

J&K protests: Surgeons work overtime as injured crowd hospitals
Mon, Jul 11, 2016

As the ambulances brought in more of the injured, the hospital staff ran to the entrance. With not many trollies available, many brought in the new patients in their arms.

Kashmir on boil: Caught by surprise, J&K govt has task cut out
Mon, Jul 11, 2016

While mourners assembled for Burhan’s funeral prayers at least 50 times in his native Tral alone since Saturday morning, there were prayers organised in almost every town in the Valley.

J&K: 11 killed, over 200 hurt as Burhan Wani’s death sparks violence, protests
Sun, Jul 10, 2016

Mobs attack police, paramilitary camps; officers admit they didn’t anticipate scale of protests

The worry: What Burhan Wani’s death could give life to
Sat, Jul 09, 2016

In his death, security and political observers say, Burhan could become the rallying point of a renewed indigenous militancy and give rise to a potent theme for fresh recruitment.

Shifting Base: Valley militants mostly locals, many may not have crossed LoC
Tue, Jul 05, 2016

Foreign militants, especially those of Lashkar, are concentrated along LoC in Kupwara: Report

Alarm bells in valley, much easier for infiltrators to get through
Mon, Jul 04, 2016

Sources said that while 64 militants were killed in security operations in J&K since the beginning of 2016, at least 179 more were still active in the state.

Waiting in Hope: ‘I want him to die at home. Do you think they will let him come?’
Mon, Jun 13, 2016

As the Supreme Court upholds his life sentence 23 years after he was arrested, India’s oldest terror convict ails, his bedridden wife clings on to hope.

After Kandahar swap, India offered Taliban cash to get me: JeM chief
Mon, Jun 06, 2016

Azhar claimed the alleged offer was made by the then External Affairs minister Jaswant Singh to Mullah Akhtar Mohammad Mansur, the Taliban chief who was killed in a US drone strike last month.

After 23 years in jail, I am free but what you see now is a living corpse, says Nisar
Mon, May 30, 2016

Acquitted in Babri anniversary train blasts case, Nisar was among 3 who walked free this month.

His fight is for the rights of foreigners jailed in India, ‘terrorist or whatever’
Wed, May 25, 2016

Professor Bhim Singh said any person, not just a citizen of India, can approach the Supreme Court for his fundamental rights.

NEET in J&K: The issue is constitutional, political
Wed, May 25, 2016

The main opposition National Conference has described it as an “infringement” on the state’s “special status and autonomy”, and former Chief Minister Omar Abdullah has criticised the Supreme Court for going beyond its purview to uphold NEET in J&K.

Clear air on ‘plot’ to link Iran to terror attack: Shia cleric
Sun, May 22, 2016

The Delhi Police had claimed that six Iranian citizens were involved in the attack on an Israeli diplomat on February 13, 2012.

‘Handler’ Latif pushed back to Pak after ’93 Hazratbal siege, was deported in 2010
Wed, May 18, 2016

J&K Police sources say that Latif was sent back as part of the deportation of Pak prisoners who have served their sentences.

Meanwhile, other Malegaon verdict puts question mark on key terror cases
Sat, May 14, 2016

One key link is the April 2004 issue of a magazine Tehreek-e- Millat, five copies of which were recovered from two sisters Aasiya (20) and Rafia (23) from Khandwa in Madhya Pradesh that month.

19-year-old Arif Hussain fifth to die in protests that started in Handwara
Sat, Apr 16, 2016

Arif Ahmad was the fifth person to die in protests that started Tuesday in Handwara over the alleged molestation of a minor girl who is now said to be “under police protection” along with her father.

Handwara protests: Girl, father in custody, kin demand release
Fri, Apr 15, 2016

DIG for North Kashmir Uttam Chand said the girl’s father too was in their custody.

Ex-HC judge’s complaint opens his can of worms: cops
Thu, Apr 14, 2016

Justice R C Gandhi who retired in 2010 from Rajasthan High Court was a judge in the Jammu and Kashmir High Court from 1995 to 2006.

Panama Papers: Jaish chief Masood Azhar praises China, slams Nawaz Sharif
Tue, Apr 12, 2016

Masood Azhar has slammed Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, saying “the ruling family has been exposed in its financial dealings in such a way that everybody is cursing them”.

Mehbooba Mufti takes over Jammu & Kashmir reins today
Mon, Apr 04, 2016

How she responds and takes along the PDP-BJP govt will determine future of J&K’s electoral politics

After meeting PM, Mehbooba set to be J&K CM: ‘Trust him’
Wed, Mar 23, 2016

Speaking to reporters outside 7 Race Course Road, Mehbooba said: "The meeting with Prime Minister Modi was very positive. I will call a legislature party meeting on Thursday," she said.

J&K govt formation – Mehbooba in a corner: Talks fail, party divided
Sun, Mar 20, 2016

Currently, however, the PDP legislators seem to be behind Mehbooba’s decision on not taking over unless the BJP leadership makes public a time frame for implementing the agenda of alliance.

Eyeball to eyeball in J&K as PDP, BJP refuse to budge
Sat, Mar 19, 2016

Ram Madhav says not accepting new demands, PDP wants agenda restored.