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Syed Ali Shah Geelani's exit from Hurriyat marks not just sunset of the jihadist patriarch, but likely collapse of the separatist alliance
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Syed Ali Shah Geelani's exit from Hurriyat marks not just sunset of the jihadist patriarch, but likely collapse of the separatist alliance

Syed Ali Shah Geelani's resignation letter shows he committed the same errors he had observed among the jihadists in the 1990s: the New Islamist movement he built, degenerated into a kind of nihilist anti-politics, incapable of actual political purpose

As Jammu and Kashmir leaders languish in detention, new entrants seek to fill political void in post-Article 370 scenario
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As Jammu and Kashmir leaders languish in detention, new entrants seek to fill political void in post-Article 370 scenario

Even as the current political leadership in Jammu and Kashmir faces a time of crisis, new young faces are trying to create a niche for themselves.

Kashmir, two months after Article 370 abrogation: Sensitivity towards Kashmiris, delivering on development promise key agenda for Centre
India

Kashmir, two months after Article 370 abrogation: Sensitivity towards Kashmiris, delivering on development promise key agenda for Centre

The provocative speech of Imran Khan at the UN General Assembly closely on the heels of abrogation of Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir seems to have acted like a fuel to the fire for locals. Khan's speech has emboldened the separatist elements in Kashmir and restoring normalcy in Kashmir remains a major challenge for the administration and would need a deft handling.

Delhi court sends former Jammu and Kashmir Independent MLA Rashid Engineer to judicial custody in terror funding case
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Delhi court sends former Jammu and Kashmir Independent MLA Rashid Engineer to judicial custody in terror funding case

The NIA had earlier told a court in Delhi that Rashid Engineer received money from Hafiz Saeed, the Pakistan-based chief of the Jamaat-ud-Dawa.

Revoking of Article 370 forces long evaded questions on freedom, democracy back into focus; puts an end to unicorn hunting in Kashmir
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Revoking of Article 370 forces long evaded questions on freedom, democracy back into focus; puts an end to unicorn hunting in Kashmir

The Narendra Modi govt's hopes of building a naya Kashmir rest on developing a relationship with Valley's youth, a profoundly alienated generation which had mainly encountered India at the wrong end of a soldier’s gun

Ecstasy in Kashmir: Drug use in Valley sees spike; experts term phenomenon 'ticking time bomb'
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Ecstasy in Kashmir: Drug use in Valley sees spike; experts term phenomenon 'ticking time bomb'

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.

J&K governor upbeat, but talks with Hurriyat unlikely due to Pakistan meddling, BJP's caveat and separatists' house arrests
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J&K governor upbeat, but talks with Hurriyat unlikely due to Pakistan meddling, BJP's caveat and separatists' house arrests

The Pakistani connection to separatist leaders in Jammu and Kashmir rules out the possibility of a dialogue with the Hurriyat or any other group in the near future and also raises the question of whether the olive branch is a ploy or a mark of serious intent to resolve the Kashmir dispute.

Situation in Kashmir improved over past year, Hurriyat Conference now ready for talks with govt, says Governor Satya Pal Malik
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Situation in Kashmir improved over past year, Hurriyat Conference now ready for talks with govt, says Governor Satya Pal Malik

Jammu and Kashmir governor Satya Pal Malik said on Saturday that the situation in the Valley had vastly improved over the past year and the Hurriyat Conference was willing to enter into a dialogue with the government.

Once rivals, Kashmiri militants turn 'heroes' after death for separatists; shift in old guard's stand exposes hypocrisy
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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.

Kashmir clerics, taken briefly into custody by cops over 'anti-India' sermons, decry interference in religious affairs
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Kashmir clerics, taken briefly into custody by cops over 'anti-India' sermons, decry interference in religious affairs

Masrat Ahnad, Station House Officer (SHO), Pulwama Police Station, said he can’t comment on why the passport was denied to Bashir Ahmad Azim.

Jamaat-e-Islami J&K activists and separatists face prolonged jail, frequent police questioning in the aftermath of Pulwama attack
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Jamaat-e-Islami J&K activists and separatists face prolonged jail, frequent police questioning in the aftermath of Pulwama attack

Scores of Jamaat-e-Islami Jammu and Kashmir activists and other separatist leaders, who were arrested after the Pulwama attack and then released on bail, are being re-arrested under fresh cases and frequently called to police stations for questioning, claim their lawyers and human rights activists

Jammu and Kashmir: Protests erupt after rape of three-year-old girl in Bandipora; Satya Pal Malik calls crime heinous
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Jammu and Kashmir: Protests erupt after rape of three-year-old girl in Bandipora; Satya Pal Malik calls crime heinous

Bandipora Deputy Commissioner Shahbaz Mirza called for calm and said, 'We assure that perpetrator of the crime will be brought to justice.'

Accidental Jihadist of the IS in Kashmir
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Accidental Jihadist of the IS in Kashmir

Class 12 dropout Adil Ahmad Wani has become the poster boy for a new generation of terrorists in Kashmir

India boycotts Pakistan National Day event, raises objections to invitations sent to Hurriyat leaders
India

India boycotts Pakistan National Day event, raises objections to invitations sent to Hurriyat leaders

India has been strongly opposed to Pakistan engaging with separatists leaders of Jammu and Kashmir.

Daily Bulletin: 18 separatists lose security; Maharashtra to block farmers' march; last day of Kulbhushan hearing at ICJ; day's top stories
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Daily Bulletin: 18 separatists lose security; Maharashtra to block farmers' march; last day of Kulbhushan hearing at ICJ; day's top stories

Today's top stories: Security of 18 Hurriyat separatists withdrawn; fourth and final day of the Kulbhushan Jadhav hearing at the ICJ; Maharashtra government clamps down on farmers marching from Nashik to Mumbai; and more.

Won't interfere in India's internal matters, says Pakistan foreign minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi after phone call to Hurriyat leader
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Won't interfere in India's internal matters, says Pakistan foreign minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi after phone call to Hurriyat leader

Talking to the media in Multan on Saturday, Qureshi said that Pakistan has no intention to interfere in the internal matters of India, but New Delhi should also stop blaming Islamabad for its problems,

Soft separatist battles to stay relevant in Valley of violence
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Soft separatist battles to stay relevant in Valley of violence

In downtown Srinagar’s Mazar-e-Shuhada, or the martyrs’ graveyard, assassinated Hurriyat leader Mirwaiz Farooq Shah lies buried close to Hizbul Mujahideen’s Abdullah Bangroo.

MEA summons Pakistani envoy over Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi's phone call to Hurriyat leader
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MEA summons Pakistani envoy over Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi's phone call to Hurriyat leader

The MEA said the Foreign Secretary "underscored that by this action Pakistan has confirmed yet again that it officially abets and encourages individuals associated with terrorism and anti-India activities.

In Kashmir, the institution of Mirwaiz is once again faced with an enemy who must not be named
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In Kashmir, the institution of Mirwaiz is once again faced with an enemy who must not be named

In Jammu and Kashmir, the authority of the Mirwaiz is again being challenged, in both politics as well as religion.

The rise of Sajad Lone: Former secessionist has emerged as potential change-maker for Jammu and Kashmir
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The rise of Sajad Lone: Former secessionist has emerged as potential change-maker for Jammu and Kashmir

Sajjad Lone’s “total transformation”, as he tells it, took place when he was a 24-year-old in one of the overcrowded prisons in Srinagar.