New Kashmir sees lull in violence but jihadi elements may take advantage of political vacuum; classified govt data shows peace can be deceptive
The worst-case scenario for India is that it could have sacrificed the democratic revival of early 2019, without there being legitimate political actors to take their place.
After J&K govt withdraws security cover of six separatists, Hurriyat leader Abdul Ghani Bhat says 'don't need it'
Reacting to the move, Hurriyat leader Abdul Ghani Bhat said, "This security was provided to me by the government and I don't need this. My security is Kashmiri people.
Kashmir terror funding case: Mehbooba's bizarre statements must not be allowed to hold nation hostage
Jammu and Kashmir may have a separate constitution but it is, unquestionably, part of India. Of late, Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti has been making bizarre statements which indicate some sort of desperation on her part towards the scenario unfolding in the Valley.
The Kashmir issue remains the core dispute between India and Pakistan, and its resolution is imperative for bringing peace in the region, Pakistan's top diplomat said on Wednesday.
Kashmir police said that on Wednesday, eight incidents of stone pelting were reported from Pulwama, Budgam, Srinagar, Baramulla, Kupwara and Bandipora.
Moderate and hawkish separatist camps of Kashmir had been marginalised and were fighting for space, however New Delhi has suddenly made them relevant once again.
Won't be appropriate if Sartaj Aziz met with Kashmiri separatists: India advises Pakistan ahead of NSA-level talks
India on Friday made it clear to Pakistan that it should not go ahead with the meeting of its NSA Sartaz Aziz with Hurriyat representatives in New Delhi when he comes to hold talks with his Indian counterpart Ajit Doval, saying it will not be "appropriate".
Senior Kashmiri separatist leaders were on Thursday placed under house arrest here ahead of their scheduled meeting with Pakistan National Security Adviser Sartaj Aziz in New Delhi. They were released within an hour.
Pakistan on Thursday observed its annual ritual of 'Kashmir Solidarity Day' with Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif describing Kashmir as his country's "jugular vein".
Terming as 'unfortunate' the talks between the separatist Hurriyat leaders and Pakistan Foreign Secretary Jalil Abbas Jilani ahead of bilateral parleys, the BJP today asked the Centre to lodge an official complaint with Islamabad.
Hurriyat hardliners led by Syed Ali Shah Geelani, who have so far declined to take part in talks with the Centre or its interlocutors, today said the amalgam's advisory council will take a decision if they receive a fresh communication in this regard.