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Several Jammu and Kashmir BJP workers resign after militant attacks on village-level leaders
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Several Jammu and Kashmir BJP workers resign after militant attacks on village-level leaders

BJP leaders and workers have been provided security and ‘hostel-type’ accommodation has been suggested for members in each district

Ghazi Haider appointed new Hizbul Mujahideen chief after Riyaz Naikoo's death during Handwara encounter, claim reports
India

Ghazi Haider appointed new Hizbul Mujahideen chief after Riyaz Naikoo's death during Handwara encounter, claim reports

Amid reports that Hizbul Mujahideen has appointed Gazi Haider as its new commander in Jammu and Kashmir, former 15 Corps commander and Defence Intelligence Agency head Lt Gen KJS Dhillon tweeted 'Kitne Ghazi Aaye, Kitne Ghazi Gaye'

22-yr-old Jamia law student booked for Instagram post over Handwara encounter after plaint from Bajrang Dal member: Report
India

22-yr-old Jamia law student booked for Instagram post over Handwara encounter after plaint from Bajrang Dal member: Report

A 22-year-old law student of New Delhi's Jamia Millia Islamia University was booked for an Instagram post over the 3 May Handwara encounter after a Bajrang Dal office bearer filed a complaint, Indian Express reported.

Hizbul commander Riyaz Naikoo killed by security forces in J&K's Pulwama, say reports; mobile internet suspended in region
India

Hizbul commander Riyaz Naikoo killed by security forces in J&K's Pulwama, say reports; mobile internet suspended in region

Riyaz Naikoo, a top Hizbul Mujahideen commander who had been on the run for eight years, has reportedly been killed by security forces

As tensions rise in Kashmir again, why the continued conflict between India, Pak and China is unlikely to resolve any issues
India

As tensions rise in Kashmir again, why the continued conflict between India, Pak and China is unlikely to resolve any issues

The fighting has escalated again in Kashmir. Last Saturday night, two officers and two jawans of the Indian Army and a police sub-inspector were killed in militant violence in Handwara in Kashmir. A day later, three men of the Central Reserve Police Force died in another attack in the same area.

Four Indian Army personnel, one policeman killed in encounter with militants in Jammu and Kashmir's Handwara
India

Four Indian Army personnel, one policeman killed in encounter with militants in Jammu and Kashmir's Handwara

Five security force personnel, including a Colonel and a Major and a police officer, were killed in the gunbattle with terrorists in Handwara in north Kashmir

25 terrorists killed by security forces in 2020 but at least 250 militants still active in Valley, says Jammu and Kashmir DGP
India

25 terrorists killed by security forces in 2020 but at least 250 militants still active in Valley, says Jammu and Kashmir DGP

The number of listed militants in Kashmir has come down to less than 250, while 25 terrorists were killed by security forces in nearly a dozen operations in the first two months of this year

Kashmir PSA detainee Ghulam Mohammed Bhat dies in UP jail: 'They told me you have to just bring him back home,' says 32-year-old son
India

Kashmir PSA detainee Ghulam Mohammed Bhat dies in UP jail: 'They told me you have to just bring him back home,' says 32-year-old son

Ghulam Mohammed Bhat died 16,000 kilometres away from his home in Naini Central Prison. Bhat, who was frail when jailed, was among 20 Kashmiri prisoners brought to Naini prison from Anantnag. They had been detained under the stringent PSA immediately after the Centre scrapped the special status of Jammu and Kashmir.

Fresh restrictions imposed in Kashmir Valley under Section 144 ahead of Friday prayers, public transport remains off roads for 54th day
India

Fresh restrictions imposed in Kashmir Valley under Section 144 ahead of Friday prayers, public transport remains off roads for 54th day

Fresh restrictions were imposed in Kashmir to maintain law and order in view of prayers, as markets remained shut and public transport was off the roads.

Kashmir after Article 370: Weekly flea market opens in Srinagar, other establishments keep shut; public transport off roads
India

Kashmir after Article 370: Weekly flea market opens in Srinagar, other establishments keep shut; public transport off roads

Security forces were deployed along the axis to keep an eye on miscreants who might try to force vendors to wind up the stalls, the officials said

Malala Yousafzai urges UN to help Kashmiri children go back to school, work towards peace in the Valley
World

Malala Yousafzai urges UN to help Kashmiri children go back to school, work towards peace in the Valley

Normal life has remained affected in Kashmir since 5 August, when the special status for Jammu and Kashmir was scrapped and restrictions were imposed

Survivors of torture in Kashmir Part 1: 25 yrs on, Nazir Ahmad Sheikh, who lost both legs to Indian Army's assault awaits justice
India

Survivors of torture in Kashmir Part 1: 25 yrs on, Nazir Ahmad Sheikh, who lost both legs to Indian Army's assault awaits justice

In custody, the army personnel allegedly used rollers on Sheikh's body, pushed his hands into a wood-burning stove and subjected him to severe beatings. "16 people in total mounted on the two sides of the iron roller and then they rolled it down on my legs. This torture continued for a period of one month and nine days," he explained.

Amit Shah 'daydreaming' about abrogating Article 370 in J&K, ending special status will break relationship with India: Mehbooba Mufti
Politics

Amit Shah 'daydreaming' about abrogating Article 370 in J&K, ending special status will break relationship with India: Mehbooba Mufti

Article 370 grants special status to Jammu and Kashmir and limits Parliament's power to make laws concerning the state

Four militants with alleged links to Hizbul Mujahideen, LeT killed in encounters in J&K’s Shopian, Kupwara districts
India

Four militants with alleged links to Hizbul Mujahideen, LeT killed in encounters in J&K’s Shopian, Kupwara districts

Four militants were killed in two encounters with security forces in Shopian and Kupwara districts of Jammu and Kashmir, police said

Militant killed in encounter in Jammu and Kashmir's Kupwara; identity, group affiliation of slain being ascertained
India

Militant killed in encounter in Jammu and Kashmir's Kupwara; identity, group affiliation of slain being ascertained

Jammu and Kashmir Police official said there was an exchange of fire in Kupwara district between the two sides in which one militant was killed.

One militant killed in encounter in Jammu and Kashmir's Handwara; security forces recover arms, ammunition from site
India

One militant killed in encounter in Jammu and Kashmir's Handwara; security forces recover arms, ammunition from site

Security forces gunned down a militant during an encounter that broke out in Handwara area of Jammu and Kashmir's Kupwara district on Thursday morning.

Busy with Narendra Modi's Sankalp Rally in Patna, Bihar ministers skip receiving body of CRPF jawan killed in Kupwara
Politics

Busy with Narendra Modi's Sankalp Rally in Patna, Bihar ministers skip receiving body of CRPF jawan killed in Kupwara

The absence of senior leaders and ministers from the Nitish Kumar-led NDA government was conspicuous when the body of CRPF inspector Pintu Kumar Singh was brought to Patna airport on Sunday.

Handwara encounter ends after 56-hour gunfight; two militants, five security personnel, one civilian killed
India

Handwara encounter ends after 56-hour gunfight; two militants, five security personnel, one civilian killed

Based on credible input about the presence of terrorists in Baba Gund area of Kralgund in Handwara, a cordon and search operation was launched jointly by police and the security forces in the area on Friday.

Five security personnel killed in encounter with militants in Jammu and Kashmir's Kupwara, one civilian dies in clashes
India

Five security personnel killed in encounter with militants in Jammu and Kashmir's Kupwara, one civilian dies in clashes

Security forces launched a cordon and search operation in Babagund area of Kupwara following information about presence of militants, officials said.