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May 29, 2017
Kashmir unrest: Separatist leaders lash out at army chief Bipin Rawat's defence of Major Leetul GogoiSeparatists on Monday lashed out at army chief Gen Bipin Rawat for his comments on the role of the armed forces in Kashmir, saying it amounted to granting them "absolute authority and no accountability".
May 28, 2017
Kashmir unrest: Situation tense but under control after Sabzar Ahmad Bhat's killingThe situation in Kashmir remained tense but under control with authorities imposing curfew-like restrictions in most parts of the valley on Sunday, fearing that the killing of Hizbul Mujahideen commander Sabzar Bhat would spark trouble in the state.
May 25, 2017
Kashmir human shield row: Separatists call for protests tomorrowSeparatists have called for peaceful protests in Kashmir on Friday against the "inhuman act" of an Army officer tying a man to a jeep as a human shield against stone-pelters and then honouring him.
May 25, 2017
Congress leader Mani Shankar Aiyer meets moderate Hurriyat chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq in KahmirA civil society group including senior Congress leader Mani Shankar Aiyar on Thursday met moderate Hurriyat Conference chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq to discuss the prevailing situation in Kashmir.
May 09, 2017
Kashmir unrest: Hurriyat fears religion may overrun struggle as militants seek Islamic caliphateThere has been an age-old debate in Kashmir, since the inception of militancy, on whether religion should play a dominating role in asking for political rights from the Indian State.
May 02, 2017
Erdogan in India: Separatists apart, Turkey president's remarks on Kashmir impress few in the ValleyIn the Valley, there is hardly any euphoria over the Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdoğan's remarks suggesting a multilateral dialogue to settle the question of Jammu and Kashmir
Apr 16, 2017
Kashmir unrest: Separatist strike to protest 23-year-old's death hits normal life in ValleyNormal life was today affected in the Kashmir Valley due to a strike called by separatists to protest the killing of a 23-year-old man allegedly in firing by BSF jawans in Batamaloo area of the city.
Apr 10, 2017
With Srinagar bypolls marred by violence, Budgam comes to a complete standstillThe road leading to the main town of Budgam district was deserted. Broken pieces of car windshields were everywhere and people were missing from the roads
Apr 09, 2017
Srinagar bypoll: Voter turnout plunges to 6.5% in as violent clashes kill 7 KashmirisSeven people were killed in firing by security forces as unprecedented election-day violence marred the by-poll for Srinagar Lok Sabha seat Sunday which saw the voter turnout plunge to an all-time low of 6.5 per cent.
Apr 04, 2017
Anantnag and Srinagar bypolls: Jamaat-e-Islami asks cadre to stay away from electionsJamaat has however asked its cadre to refrain from polls, but has desisted from asking people to boycott the upcoming polls for the two parliamentary bypolls of Srinagar and Anantang — that are scheduled to be held on 9 and 12 April respectively