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NIA arrests Hurriyat leaders in Kashmir: Move signals govt's hardline stance against China-Pakistan aggression
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NIA arrests Hurriyat leaders in Kashmir: Move signals govt's hardline stance against China-Pakistan aggression

The arrest of a range of Hurriyat leaders on Monday signals a hardening of the Centre's stance.

Indian Army chief Bipin Rawat defends use of human shield in Kashmir, says dirty war to be fought through innovation
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Indian Army chief Bipin Rawat defends use of human shield in Kashmir, says dirty war to be fought through innovation

Indian Army chief Bipin Rawat has defended the human shield incident in Kashmir, saying that that troops need innovative ways to fight against the 'dirty war'

Kashmir human shield row: JKNPP criticises BJP over filing FIR against Major Gogoi
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Kashmir human shield row: JKNPP criticises BJP over filing FIR against Major Gogoi

The JKNPP criticised the BJP governments at the Centre and state over slapping of an FIR against Major Leetul Gogoi and held protests demanding its immediate scrapping.

Kashmir human shield row: Farooq Dar says Leetul Gogoi is falsely calling him a 'ringleader' of stone-pelters
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Kashmir human shield row: Farooq Dar says Leetul Gogoi is falsely calling him a 'ringleader' of stone-pelters

A day after Major Leetul Gogoi shared his side of the story on the controversy over allegedly tying a Kashmiri youth to a army jeep to deter stone-pelters, Farooq Dar, on Wednesday, claimed that Gogoi had lied about him being a ring leader of a stone-pelting gang.

J&K MLA Abdul Rashid asks Hurriyat to come out clean on sting operation; sermons media
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J&K MLA Abdul Rashid asks Hurriyat to come out clean on sting operation; sermons media

Abdul Rashid's remark came in the wake of a sting operation on separatists Naeem Khan and Farooq Dar by a television channel.

GST roll-out: State finance ministers flock at Srinagar to iron out creases, but J&K traders remain wary
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GST roll-out: State finance ministers flock at Srinagar to iron out creases, but J&K traders remain wary

The meeting in Srinagar is also seen as a push to divert the attention from the bad news coming out of the region, as it comes in the backdrop of a restive Valley, marked by violence and protests in recent months.

Kashmir on the boil as stone-pelting, poll boycott mark India's loosening grip over state
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Kashmir on the boil as stone-pelting, poll boycott mark India's loosening grip over state

An alarming spurt in violence in early spring has been marked by attacks on civilians by militants, the army using a civilian as a shield against stone-pelters, the lowest ever voter turn-out in a parliamentary by-election and the use of social media as a tool to stoke passions.

Why so much noise over human shield video in Kashmir, wonders Mukul Rohatgi: AG backs army 100%
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Why so much noise over human shield video in Kashmir, wonders Mukul Rohatgi: AG backs army 100%

In a fresh controversy in the ongoing fracas over the Kashmir "human shield" video, Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi on Monday defended the security forces stating that the difficult circumstances in the valley required such a decision

Kashmir ‘human shield’ video: J&K Police files FIR against Rashtriya Rifles unit; govt backs officer
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Kashmir ‘human shield’ video: J&K Police files FIR against Rashtriya Rifles unit; govt backs officer

Days after the video showing a Kashmiri youth tied to the army jeep allegedly as a "human shield" against protesters surfaced, the Jammu and Kashmir Police on Saturday filed an FIR against the Indian Army.