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May 16, 2017
Kashmir human shield: No clean chit to army major, but Farooq Ahmad Dar has lost faith in the systemFarooq Ahmad Dar, the shawl-weaver, who was tied to the front bumper of a military jeep by an army major in the Beerwah area of Budgam in central Kashmir, said on Monday he expected little from any institution
Apr 23, 2017
Kashmir unrest: 300 Whatsapp groups were used to mobilise stone-pelters, say policeNearly 300 Whatsapp groups were being used to mobilise stone-pelters in Kashmir to disrupt security forces' operations at encounter sites, of which 90 percent have been shut down, a police official said on Sunday.
Apr 22, 2017
Two militants killed in encounter Jammu and Kashmir's Budgam districtTwo militants holed-up in a house in Jammu and Kashmir's Budgam district were killed in a gunfight with security forces on Saturday, police said.
Apr 20, 2017
Kashmir youth used as human shield: Army orders court of inquiryThe Army on Thursday ordered an internal inquiry into an incident in which a Kashmiri youth was tied to the front of an army jeep to avoid stone pelting attacks in Budgam district.
Apr 18, 2017
Subramaniam Swamy on Kashmir protesters: Keep them in refugee camps in TNBJP MP Subramanian Swamy on Tuesday suggested that the troubled Kashmir Valley should be de-populated and Kashmiris sent to refugee camps in Tamil Nadu to curb protests in the state.
Apr 17, 2017
Kashmir crisis: India must be ruthless in restoring law and order, enough of futile 'healing touch'A new wave of fatalism on Kashmir is upon us. This fatalism isn’t the one that a CRPF jawan or a Kashmiri youth faces in the Valley on a daily basis. The fatalism I'm referring to is shaped hundreds of kilometers away in Delhi where romantic notions still abound of aman ki aasha with Pakistan and Kashmir violence is attributed solely to India's political failure. These fatalists give the governments in Centre and state far more power and agency than they really wield in Kashmir.
Apr 17, 2017
Kashmir human shield: We need diplomacy and tact, brute force won't subdue the ValleyThe most famous instance of the use of a human shield in battle is in the Mahabharata.
Apr 17, 2017
Kashmir human shield: Hurt to Kashmiri psyche will make it harder to win hearts and mindsThis much is clear about the curious case of the young citizen who was paraded around several villages in Budgam district on the bonnet of an army jeep on 9 April: It was done by an army major. The panicked security staff at a polling booth had appealed to the army to save them. The booth was under attack with a barrage of stones.
Apr 16, 2017
National Conference gains upper hand in 5 Assembly segments in SrinagarNational Conference's win in Srinagar Parliamentary constituency is a setback to the ruling PDP as the opposition party has gained upper hand in five assembly segments out of eight in the city.
Apr 14, 2017
Army in a bind after video of youth tied to a moving military vehicle in Kashmir surfacesThe youth, Farooq Ahmad Dar, of Chil Bras, Khansaheb, was allegedly thrashed and detained at an army camp before he was released after the polling concluded on the Srinagar parliamentary constituency on Sunday.