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Lok Sabha election 2019: Kashmir integral part of India, can't be separated, says Amit Shah in Chhattisgarh

Addressing an election rally in Raigarh district headquarters in Chhattisgarh, Shah said when the Modi government is re-elected at the Centre, infiltrators will be identified across the country and deported.

Mehbooba’s election pitch from J&K Ground Zero: I need to speak for you in Parliament

Former J&K Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti calls it a “homecoming” and the locals welcome her with applause and cups of nun-chai in Birmer.


Valley SDM on poll duty says stopped, beaten up by Army men

Following the decision, on April 3, to close the highway to the public for two days of the week, security personnel have imposed strict restrictions, leading to protests and, sometimes, scuffles.

J-K: Families protest, demand meeting with their jailed relatives

The families demanded an immediate meeting with their jailed relatives. Former Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti said that the government wants to turn "jails into Guantanamo (Bay)".

Before Pulwama, CRPF officer wrote to HQ about holes in anti-terror training

This is the essence of a report and a series of letters sent between January and November 2018 by a senior officer to the CRPF headquarters in New Delhi highlighting the poor condition of its counter-terror training apparatus.

J-K: Four militants killed in two encounters in Kashmir

Police said another encounter broke out in Handwara in Kupwara on Thursday morning. They identified the slain militant as Danish Ahmad Dar, affiliated with Jaish-e-Mohammed.


J&K: Three militants killed in encounter with security forces in Shopian

Shopian encounter: The gunfight broke out early this morning. Bodies of two militants have been recovered so far.

Govt's new policy is to choke democratic space in Kashmir, says Mehbooba Mufti

The purpose behind the "repressive measures being taken in Jammu and Kashmir by the BJP-led government is to show the electorate how tough the saffron party is against Kashmiris," Mufti claimed.

J&K: 6 JeM militants killed in Friday encounters in Valley, say police

Two militants killed in South Kashmir’s Shopian district were also affiliated with JeM. Both were locals residents and were identified as Showkat Sheikh and Yasir Shah.

J&K: Four hours before death, slain jawan called wife

Paul had returned to the border on January 14 after coming home early this year, recalled Rachpal. He had joined the Army in 2013.

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Terror attack in J&K's Pulwama kills 40 CRPF personnel, JeM behind strike

Before Thursday’s attack, the most casualty suffered by CRPF in an attack was on June 25, 2016, when a vehicle was attacked by three LeT militants, leaving eight personnel dead and 22 injured

Culture on cruise: Experience Kashmir through shikara ride on Dal Lake

Tourists enjoy a Shikara ride in the waters of Dal Lake in Srinagar. The footfall of tourists visiting Kashmir has decreased due to a spate of militant attacks including a recent attack on Amarnath yatris in which seven yatris were killed and around 20 injured.


Security heightened in Srinagar after two militant attacks on Monday

Following the first lethal militant attack in Srinagar in almost three years, security was tightened and armed policemen were deployed at busy areas.

Paradise on earth: Stunning photos of fresh snowfall in Kashmir

Plains of the valley, including Srinagar, recorded season's first snowfall on Dec 11. Take a look.

Jammu & Kashmir: Heavy snowfall blocks highway, disrupts daily life

Snowfall in most parts of Kashmir and rains in the city continued arterial Srinagar-Jammu national highway was closed due to slippery road conditions around Jawahar tunnel in Anantnag district.

Unexplored Kashmir: Gurais valley

At 8,000 ft above sea level, the Gurais valley in Jammu and Kashmir may not be as famous as Ladakh, but it offers tourists some stunning sights and wonderful trekking trails.


Fresh snowfall in Kashmir valley

Temperature in Srinagar dipped after the Kashmir valley received a fresh bout of snowfall on Thursday.

Thousands flee their homes as Pakistani shelling intensifies in J-K

Thousands of villagers are fleeing their homes after Pakistanis fired on at least 15 Indian border posts in the Samba and Kathua sectors on Monday.

Top Frames: Best images from the week gone by

Here are the best pictures of the week:

Pakistan continues to violate ceasefire along LoC

Indian and Pakistani troops fired bullets and mortar shells across the border between Kashmir and Pakistan for a second day Tuesday, with both accusing the other of provoking the violence.

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J&K political drama: Omar Abdullah, Mehbooba Mufti find themselves in a strange situation

National Conference chief Omar Abdullah said that PDP and NC coming together is not the best idea for mainstream politics in J&K. But today, both he and PDP chief Mehbooba Mufti find themselves in a strange situation.

On Kashmir, Modi invokes Vajpayee. Says using bullets is not the way forward

Modi also spoke about reduced instances of violence in northeast India and gave credit to the Army, Centre and state governments for repealing of AFSPA in Tripura, Meghalaya and parts of Arunachal Pradesh. See more: https://bit.ly/2M2t86i


‘Governor’s rule is no alternative to democracy’, MOS Jitendra Singh At Idea Exchange

Last month, the BJP walked out of the coalition in J&K, ending the three-year-old power sharing agreement with the PDP in the state. Union minister Jitendra Singh has been one of BJP’s most vocal voices in this issue and defends the party’s decision to pull out of the J&K coalition citing that the decision was dictated […]

Photos Of The Day: Encounter With Militants In Kupwara’s Halmatpora In Jammu & Kashmir

An encounter broke out in the Arampora area of the district on Tuesday after security forces launched an operation in the wake of militants opening fire at an Army patrol party.

Opinion | Why Is BJP's Offer Of Talks With Kashmir Important ?

Pakistan on Tuesday dismissed as unrealistic India’s move to appoint an interlocutor to understand the legitimate aspirations of people in Jammu and Kashmir, saying no interaction or dialogue would carry any weight without the participation of the Hurriyat Conference. India yesterday appointed former Intelligence Bureau chief Dineshwar Sharma as its special representative for a “sustained […]

Army Launches Search Operation In Hiranagar

After getting the information of suspected militants in Kathua’s Hiranagar area in Jammu and Kashmir, Army along with Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) and Jammu and Kashmir police conducted a joint search operation in the region. To fasten up the search operation, they also used Helicopter service. Some villagers noticed the presence of four suspects […]


Army Major, Jawan Martyred In Shopian

Shopian attack: An Army Major and a jawan have been killed in the search and cordon operation launched in Zaipora Village in the south Kashmir region. Another Army personnel has been injured. Two to three militants are believed to be holed in the village. To know more about the story watch out the video

Protesters Clash With Police On Eid

Eid-ul-Fitr was celebrated across Kashmir as people thronged mosques, shrines and Eidgahs for special prayers but a few incident of stone-pelting and clashes between protestors and security forces were reported in the Valley. Muslims from all walks of life started making a beeline to Eidgahs (prayer ground) or mosques for offering Eid prayers as a thanksgiving for […]

Opinion | Is Defence Minister Arun Jaitley Right In Calling J&K A War-Like Zone

Defence Minister Arun Jaitley on Wednesday said Army officers should be allowed to take a decision on how to deal with a situation in a “war-like zone”, and “they don’t have to consult Members of Parliament” on what they should do in the given circumstances. The Indian Express Videos: One stop for all videos related […]

Video Of Militants Fleeing After Killing Cops In Anantnag

What is the cause of youth unrest in Kashmir? I think there are no easy answers. But as a Kashmiri brought up in the trouble-torn Valley, I have some observations to make. Since the late 1990s, a few trends are quite common here. One is the behaviour of the Valley’s youth on the eve of […]