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Bashaarat Masood


Three Pakistani LeT militants and Army porter killed in Kupwara gunfight: Police
Fri, May 27, 2022

The Army blames the infiltration attempt on the neighbouring country's 'nefarious designs to revive the dying agenda and keep the pot boiling in J&K under the garb of ceasefire understanding’.

10 arrested for ‘anti-national sloganeering’, stone pelting outside Yasin Malik’s home
Fri, May 27, 2022

Police book protesters under anti-terror laws, says some will be booked under Public Safety Act.

Policeman, three Pakistani militants killed in gunfight in North Kashmir’s Baramulla
Thu, May 26, 2022

A joint team of the Jammu and Kashmir Police and the Indian Army encountered a group of militants in the Kreeri village in Baramulla.

Another J&K constable killed, minor daughter injured in attack
Wed, May 25, 2022

Seven J&K Police personnel have been killed in the Valley since the beginning of the year. While 42 security personnel were killed last year, half of them (21) were from the J&K Police.

Erect banners welcoming Amarnath pilgrims, Kashmir divisional commissioner tells officials
Tue, May 24, 2022

The order asks officials to send samples of these welcome banners for approval before installing them.

Mehbooba Mufti interview: ‘Of course PDP is going to fight elections… we are not going to leave any space uncontested for BJP’
Mon, May 23, 2022

In an interview with The Indian Express, PDP chief Mehbooba Mufti talks about paying the price for the alliance with BJP, preparing for elections against odds, delimitation, and retaining hope.

Amarnath Yatra: The pilgrimage and the politics
Thu, May 19, 2022

On Tuesday, the Centre held three high-level meetings on Jammu and Kashmir, two of them on the Yatra's security. The government announced that every pilgrim would be insured for Rs 5 lakh and given Radio Frequency Identification tags for security.

Kashmir: One killed, 3 injured in grenade attack at Baramulla liquor shop
Wed, May 18, 2022

All the four are residents of Jammu. The J&K government recently issued many licences for opening of wine shops in the Valley, despite opposition from religious parties and some locals.

Srinagar: PAGD seeks safe working environment for Pandits
Mon, May 16, 2022

On Sunday morning, PAGD leaders led by its president Farooq Abdullah called on Lt Governor Sinha at Raj Bhawan in Srinagar.

Kashmiri professor’s sacking: Students urge Lt Governor to revoke order
Mon, May 16, 2022

Cops say Altaf Hussain Pandit’s services were terminated because of his past association with militancy.

Use of force against Kashmiri Pandit protesters to be probed: Lt Governor Sinha
Mon, May 16, 2022

The Jammu and Kashmir lieutenant governor also says that the Union Territory administration will transfer Kashmiri Pandit employees to safer places in a week’s time, in the wake of the militant attacks on them in Kashmir.

Shopian: Civilian killed in crossfire, probe ordered
Mon, May 16, 2022

Shoib Ahmad Ganie (22), a resident of Turkwangam village, Shopian, was killed in crossfire during the "chance encounter", police said.

‘Our life revolves around a few hundred metres. It can’t get more miserable’
Sat, May 14, 2022

Two days after Rahul Bhat was killed inside the tehsil office not far from this residential complex, the anger among the residents is palpable.

Gupkar Alliance appeals to Kashmir people to ensure Pandits safety, set to take it up with LG
Sun, May 15, 2022

MY Tarigami said the Gupkar Alliance leaders held an “unscheduled meeting” Saturday after a delegation of the Kashmiri Pandit community members expressed their desire to meet them.

Kashmir varsity students protest, want dismissed professor back
Sat, May 14, 2022

This is the first time the termination of a government employee allegedly for being a “threat to the security of the state” has met with protests.

J&K: 3 govt employees dismissed, order calls prof ‘threat to state’
Sat, May 14, 2022

Lt Governor Manoj Sinha ordered Dr Pandit's dismissal “with immediate effect” on Friday, declaring him a “threat to the security of the state”.

Grief, anger as Kashmiri Pandit govt staffer is killed by militants in valley
Fri, May 13, 2022

This is the third attack on a member of a minority community in the Valley this year.

The curious case of the silence of the Abdullahs on delimitation panel order
Mon, May 09, 2022

While the party issued a statement, many thought it was too mild

Kashmir: Two militants, including Pakistani, killed in Kulgam gunfight
Mon, May 09, 2022

Police said that Haider was behind the killing of two policemen Mohammad Sulan and Fayaz Ahmad. In February this year, Haider also killed special police officer Zubair Ahmad in Bandipore in an attack that left two policemen and a BSF officer injured.

Pahalgam: Top Hizb man among 3 militants killed
Sat, May 07, 2022

They termed the killing of one of the most wanted militant commanders “on the [Amarnath] yatra route” as a major success. “Ashraf Molvi along with two other terrorists killed.

Explained: What changes to J&K constituencies mean
Fri, May 06, 2022

J&K delimitation: Delimitation panel report has added 6 Assembly seats to Jammu, 1 to Kashmir, and redrawn Assembly as well as Lok Sabha seats. What will the impact be?

J&K Delimitation Commission issues final notification, reserves 43 Assembly seats for Jammu, 47 for Kashmir
Fri, May 06, 2022

After consultation with associate members, representatives of political parties, citizens and civil society groups, 9 ACs have been reserved for STs, out of which, 6 are in Jammu region and 3 ACs in the Valley.

As Shah Faesal fades away, so does a party, and its promise of ‘hawa badlegi’
Tue, May 03, 2022

Headed by Ghulam Mustafa Khan, the JKPM officially is still part of the People's Alliance for Gupkar Declaration (PAGD), the coalition of mainstream parties which is seeking restoration of Article 370.

This Ramadan, no Friday prayers allowed at Srinagar’s historic Jamia Masjid
Fri, Apr 29, 2022

Jumat-ul-Vida prayers are traditionally the largest congregation of the year at the grand mosque and over 1 lakh worshippers attend

J&K: School run by it asks teachers to avoid hijab, Army says meant ‘niqab’
Thu, Apr 28, 2022

Mufti condemns move, Omar says not the India J&K acceded to