Caught between diplomatic skirmishes of India and Pakistan, Kashmiris respond with eerie calm that benefits neither
While the situation in Kashmir is not good enough for India to project peace and claim the people’s confidence in its rule, it's not bad enough for Pakistan to corner India diplomatically and highlight popular resistance to New Delhi's rule
Kashmir after Article 370: Valley struggles to rid self of uncertainty with communication clampdown, rumours and little faith in administration
Communication networks, including landlines and internet, have been blocked since last Monday and news channels on cable networks have been restricted to the state-run Doordarshan and two private news channels.
Kashmir after Article 370: State's existential crisis worsens as it grapples with idea that Centre has dissolved mainstream politics
While a majority of news channels in India continue to portray a picture of Kashmir that is far from the ground reality — with some running exaggerations and blatant lies, the actual circumstances have forced Kashmiri newspapers to just four pages
Accustomed to counter insurgency and curbing protests for the better part of the last three decades in Kashmir, tackling the drug menace has proven to be an uphill for the state police.
Al-Qaeda affiliate urges unity among Kashmir militants, calls for new jihad council in video released on Saturday
Amid reports of Pakistan building pressure on militant outfits in Kashmir, the Al-Qaeda-affiliated Ansar Ghazwatul Hind has called for cooperation among various militant outfits operating in the state and a new representative militant council to take consensus decisions regarding military actions against India
PoK-based United Jihad Council breaks silence on killing of Adil Dass due to suspected infighting, calls for unity among militant groups
Syed Salahuddin, however, did not acknowledge or attempt to negate the allegations on Adil Ahmad Dass' killing, even as he called for punishing the guilty.
On the morning of 27 June, security forces recovered the body of Adil Ahmad Dass from the orchards in the Bijbehara area. Adil was recruited by the Pakistan-based Lashkar-e-Taiba in July 2018, but had recently defected to an outfit that has pledged allegiance to the Islamic State
Kashmir University student accuses Engineer Rashid of intimidation after video questioning ex-MLA's separatist politics goes viral
Aqib Malik, 26, a student at Kashmir University, claims he received intimidating messages from phone numbers known to be in use by former legislator Engineer Rashid after he student questioned Rashid's politics in a video
Jhelum Fables: A workshop in Srinagar familiarises young Kashmiris with the river, the life it sustains
Everyday, thousands pass by the Jhelum, which snakes through the Valley, but few notice the river. Jhelum Fables is changing that by encouraging young people to understand the spirit of the river and the relationship it shares with the people who are dependent on it
Jammu and Kashmir Police believes Jaish-e-Mohammad behind Anantnag attack; Al-Umar Mujahideen just a cover to escape backlash
Prior to this attack, the Al-Umar had similarly claimed an attack on a police post in Srinagar, on 26 April this year, in which a police constable was critically injured.
'Betrayed' by Pakistan, jihadists seek alliances in Kashmir, Afghanistan; recent audio eulogising Zakir Musa highlights global links of militancy
Feeble frictions began emerging on the ground since Adil Mir took control of the jihad in Kashmir in the year 2010.
Once rivals, Kashmiri militants turn 'heroes' after death for separatists; shift in old guard's stand exposes hypocrisy
Young Kashmiri militants who choose to fight the State and grow larger than life are suspected simply for managing to avoid security forces’, but their deaths breathe fresh lease of life into the state's morbid politics.
Rasikh Salam Dar has become Kashmir’s newest cricketing sensation and changed the way his home district looks at sports
Imran Khan on sticky wicket: Pakistan PM's offer of peace talks on Kashmir with India draws jihadists' ire
Imran Khan’s views have been consistent since 2011, when he called for putting Kashmir on the backburner till bilateral relations are improved
Lok Sabha elections: As parts of J&K go to polls, voters say articles 35A, 370 on top of their minds
Aijaz Ahmad Wani, professor of political science who recently published a book on governance and politics in the Valley, said it would not be surprising if the voter turnout would be at par with previous elections.
Recently awarded India’s third-highest peacetime gallantry award, the Shaurya Chakra, 16-year-old Irfan Sheikh is in hiding, fearing revenge from jihadists