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Kashmir University student accuses Engineer Rashid of intimidation after video questioning ex-MLA's separatist politics goes viral
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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

Rivals denounce Shah Faesal-Engineer Rashid-led PUF as anti-Kashmiri, BJP plan to divide mandate in Valley
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Rivals denounce Shah Faesal-Engineer Rashid-led PUF as anti-Kashmiri, BJP plan to divide mandate in Valley

The creation of Peoples United Front (PUF) has upset the mainstream political parties in Kashmir, who are accusing the Engineer Rasheed and ShahFaesal-led alliance of helping the BJP by dividing votes in the Valley

Former MLA Engineer Rashid to join Shah Faesal's JKPM; move likely to hurt PDP, NC's fortunes in upcoming J&K Assembly polls
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Former MLA Engineer Rashid to join Shah Faesal's JKPM; move likely to hurt PDP, NC's fortunes in upcoming J&K Assembly polls

Former independent MLA Engineer Sheikh Abdul Rashid is set to join former IAS officer-turned-politician Shah Faesal's JKPM ahead of Assembly polls in the state of Jammu and Kashmir

Firstpost Editor's Picks: Modi's Varanasi speech, polls in Jammu Kashmir, Afghanistan's cricket team; today's must-read stories
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Firstpost Editor's Picks: Modi's Varanasi speech, polls in Jammu Kashmir, Afghanistan's cricket team; today's must-read stories

Editor's Picks: Narendra Modi's Varanasi speech, Engineer Rashid and Kashmir politics, Jawaharlal Nehru's death anniversary; today's must-read stories.

Engineer Rashid emerges as Kashmir's biggest winner after Lok Sabha election, makes mockery of 'joker' tag
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Engineer Rashid emerges as Kashmir's biggest winner after Lok Sabha election, makes mockery of 'joker' tag

Rashid, 51, a former MLA from Langate constituency in north Kashmir, stunned everyone by polling 1,01500 votes as an Independent candidate from Baramulla parliamentary constituency

Lok Sabha Election 2019: Despite terror threats, Uri shines in Baramulla with 57% poll turnout; Jammu votes with vigour
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Lok Sabha Election 2019: Despite terror threats, Uri shines in Baramulla with 57% poll turnout; Jammu votes with vigour

Baramulla’s Uri district witnessed a substantial 57 percent turnout, a categorical rejection of calls for the election boycott.

Awami Ittehad Party will show black flags to Narendra Modi during J&K visit in Feb, says ex-MLA Sheikh Abdul Rasheed
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Awami Ittehad Party will show black flags to Narendra Modi during J&K visit in Feb, says ex-MLA Sheikh Abdul Rasheed

Former MLA Sheikh Abdul Rasheed said his Awami Ittehad Party (AIP) will show black flags to Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his 3 February visit to Srinagar to protest the Centre's "colonial mindset" and "looting" of Jammu and Kashmir's resources

J&K governor's Republic Day diktat: Parties cry 'forced nationalism' after Satya Pal Malik makes attending 26 Jan functions must for govt staff
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J&K governor's Republic Day diktat: Parties cry 'forced nationalism' after Satya Pal Malik makes attending 26 Jan functions must for govt staff

Jammu and Kashmir authorities have issued a diktat to state government employees to be present during Republic Day celebrations in Jammu and Srinagar, adding that failure to attend the events would count as "dereliction of duty".

Mehbooba Mufti's inability to get BJP on board with 'unilateral ceasefire' plan speaks volumes of her lack of power
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Mehbooba Mufti's inability to get BJP on board with 'unilateral ceasefire' plan speaks volumes of her lack of power

Every statement or call for action by Mehbooba Mufti on the issues confronting the state are countered forcefully by her own alliance partner and rejected disdainfully

Kavinder Gupta's comments downplaying Kathua rape case draw widespread censure from PDP, Opposition
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Kavinder Gupta's comments downplaying Kathua rape case draw widespread censure from PDP, Opposition

Kavinder Gupta's statement that the Kathua rape case was a minor incident drew a furious reaction from the BJP's alliance partner PDP and Opposition parties.

NIA questions MLA Engineer Rashid in Kashmir terror funding case
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NIA questions MLA Engineer Rashid in Kashmir terror funding case

Jammu and Kashmir independent legislator Engineer Rashid on Tuesday appeared before the National Investigation Agency (NIA) here in connection with its ongoing probe into a terror funding case.

Engineer Rashid not the only Jammu and Kashmir MLA to toe pro-militant line; PDP, NC lawmakers also on list
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Engineer Rashid not the only Jammu and Kashmir MLA to toe pro-militant line; PDP, NC lawmakers also on list

Earlier this year in the Budget session of Legislative Assembly, NC MLC, Showkat Hussain Ganie, had described former militant commander, Burhan Wani, as a "martyr".

Article 35A: Engineer Rashid's offer to join Hurriyat will make little difference to the Kashmiri separatists
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Article 35A: Engineer Rashid's offer to join Hurriyat will make little difference to the Kashmiri separatists

Engineer Rashid has offered to quit the post of MLA and join the separatist leadership to "fight for the right of people of the Valley."

Jammu and Kashmir MLA Engineer Rashid stirs up a hornet's nest, seeks to join Hurriyat
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Jammu and Kashmir MLA Engineer Rashid stirs up a hornet's nest, seeks to join Hurriyat

The Langate MLA said that he was responding to the offer of Hurrriyat that mainstream politicians should join the separatists.

GST in Jammu and Kashmir: Ruckus in Assembly after PDP minister threatens to 'lynch' lawmaker
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GST in Jammu and Kashmir: Ruckus in Assembly after PDP minister threatens to 'lynch' lawmaker

The remark came during a discussion on the implementation of the Goods and Services Tax (GST).

GST in Jammu and Kashmir: Chaos outside Assembly as MLA Engineer Rashid leads traders' protest
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GST in Jammu and Kashmir: Chaos outside Assembly as MLA Engineer Rashid leads traders' protest

Jammu and Kashmir traders' groups held a protest outside Jammu and Kashmir Assembly after the House moved resolution on 101st amendment to facilitate GST roll out in the state.

GST rollout: Violence erupts in Jammu and Kashmir Assembly after protests against new tax regime
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GST rollout: Violence erupts in Jammu and Kashmir Assembly after protests against new tax regime

The proceedings of the Jammu and Kashmir Assembly descended into chaos as MLAs clashed with each other over the implementation of the GST.

Una, Alwar and Delhi cow vigilantism: A list of 'gau rakshak' attacks since 2015 Dadri lynching
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Una, Alwar and Delhi cow vigilantism: A list of 'gau rakshak' attacks since 2015 Dadri lynching

Here are a few gau rakshak attacks across India since the 28 September 2015 Dadri lynching.

Kashmir: Opposition members stage walkout from the state Assembly
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Kashmir: Opposition members stage walkout from the state Assembly

Opposition members walked out of the state Assembly on Tuesday following an uproar over tension between two communities in Kathua district.

Mehbooba Mufti accuses the opposition and media for painting 'Kashmir in a bad light'
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Mehbooba Mufti accuses the opposition and media for painting 'Kashmir in a bad light'

Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Monday hit out at the opposition and the media for playing up sensitive issues like setting up a separate enclave for army personnel to "paint Kashmir in a bad light".