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Soldier killed, another injured in blast inside J&K camp

Identifying the deceased as Mail Deepen Tawang, 35, sources said the injured included Havildar Lal Prasad Gurang (39). The latter was shifted to a military hospital at Pathankot.

Man shot dead by militants in south Kashmir

This comes days after suspected militants shot dead a special police officer at her home in her village in the Vehil area of Jammu and Kashmir’s Shopian district.


Massive retaliation by Indian Army after unprovoked firing by Pakistan across LoC

The situation at the border has been worsening since morning.

Supreme Court raps J&K for ‘discriminatory’ compensation scheme for victims of riots

The Supreme Court on Monday pulled up the Jammu and Kashmir government for adopting a “discriminatory” policy while deciding compensation for “state subjects” and “non-state subjects” who are victims of riots or other incidents. “It is the same calamity,affecting all of them equally. You want to give more to certain persons and less to others,is that justified? […]

Not against Zubin Mehta,but concert will affect 'disputed' status of J&K: Hurriyat

The hardline Hurriyat Conference,headed by Syed Ali Shah Geelani,in its statement on Wednesday said it was not against renowned orchestra conductor Zubin Mehta but maintained holding a cultural programme in Kashmir could affect the status of the ‘disputed territory’. “Kashmiris do not oppose German Ambassador Michael Stenier or Zubin Mehta. However,they do have genuine grievances […]

Trouble at LoC a deliberate attempt to hide Kashmir issue: Shabir Ahmad Shah

The president of J&K Democratic Freedom Party stressed for a diplomatic resolution to Kashmir issue.


Tight security in Srinagar ahead of Zubin's concert; Hurriyat strike in Valley

Shops,business establishments and educational institutes remained closed.

J&K: Militants attack CRPF camp in Shopian,two killed

Unidentified militants opened fire at the CRPF camp at Gagran in Shopian.

Zubin Mehta's concert has assumed political overtones: Mirwaiz

Mirwaiz Umer Farooq said there was no opposition to the Germany-sponsored concert itself.

Previously unidentified 4th person killed in CRPF firing was a Pak militant: Police

The mystery behind the identity of the fourth person killed in CRPF firing in Shopian district on weekend ended today with police saying the deceased was a Pakistani militant affiliated with Lashker-e-Toiba outfit. “Investigations have revealed that the fourth slain person — who was neither identified by anyone nor the body claimed — was a […]

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‘Why does a boy pick up the gun? It’s not about Burhan Wani... need to address idea behind him’

In this edition of Idea Exchange, PDP chief Mehbooba Mufti dismisses any future alliance with the BJP, asserts that there has to be some dialogue with separatists and also acknowledges that Pakistan is important in resolving the Kashmir crisis.