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Feb 11, 2018
Kashmir violence: Army kids needn’t worry about cases filed against parents; security forces are never prosecuted in ValleyThe army children may feel offended at the fact that FIRs are filed against soldiers, but based on Government of India data on FIRs filed and actions taken, there is no justice for Kashmiris in India
Dec 19, 2017
Jammu and Kashmir govt to withdraw cases against 5,000 youths accused of stone peltingA committee set up by the Jammu and Kashmir govt has recommended the withdrawal of cases against 5,000 youths, accused of pelting stones on security forces.
Nov 29, 2017
Kashmir can't be rid of militancy by killing militants; more 'humane' approach needed: Mehbooba MuftiMehbooba Mufti said militancy in Kashmir cannot be wiped out by killing militants alone, adding that a more "humane approach" was needed.
Nov 28, 2017
Jammu and Kashmir minister Asiea Naqash lauds Centre's appointment of Dineshwar Sharma, calls it 'step forward'Jammu and Kashmir minister Asiea Naqash on Tuesday termed the appointment of Centre's special representative Dineshwar Sharma as a "step forward" towards resolving the problems of Jammu and Kashmir.
Nov 23, 2017
Mehbooba Mufti announces amnesty for first-time stone pelters in KashmirDineshwar Sharma, who visited the Valley earlier this month, was flooded with requests from various individuals and groups for withdrawal of cases against first-timers booked by the police for stone pelting.
Nov 22, 2017
Any policy tweak on Kashmir is to ensure normalcy: Arun Jaitley on Centre adopting 'soft' view on first-time stone-peltersAny policy tweak on Kashmir is to ensure normalcy in the state, Arun Jaitley said in response to a query about the Centre advocating withdrawal of cases against first-time stone-pelters in the Valley.
Nov 14, 2017
Jammu and Kashmir SHRC to hear appeal against state's refusal to compensate 'human shield' Farooq Ahmad DarThe Jammu and Kashmir State Human Rights Commission (SHRC) will next month hear an appeal against state government's refusal to act on the commission order awarding Rs 10-lakh compensation to Farooq Ahmad Dar, who was used as a "human shield" by an army officer earlier this year.
Jul 18, 2017
Kashmir unrest: NIA sends notice to Srinagar's Jamia Masjid, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq's trust to probe fundingThe National Investigation Agency (NIA) has sent notice to Srinagar's Jamia Masjid to find out whether or not funds collected at the mosque are used to fuel the unrest in Jammu and Kashmir
Jul 09, 2017
Stone pelters of Kashmir: Here's a look at those behind masksMany stone pelters are young men in Jammu and Kashmir find themselves fighting street battles, slinging stones at pellet gun-wielding police officers from their own communities, and even their own families.
Jul 07, 2017
Congress leader Saifuddin Soz says he would have kept Burhani Wani alive, held talks with separatistsIf veteran Congress leader Saifuddin Soz had his way, he would have held a dialogue with Hizbul Mujahideen commander Burhan Wani if he was not killed by security forces last year