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Five militants killed in Shopian in separate encounters in J&K; two cases of targeted killings solved, says police
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Five militants killed in Shopian in separate encounters in J&K; two cases of targeted killings solved, says police

A police spokesperson said two of the four recent cases of target killings in Srinagar and Bandipora have been solved with the elimination of the terrorists involved in these incidents

Masarat Alam named chairman of Hurriyat Conference after Syed Ali Geelani's death
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Masarat Alam named chairman of Hurriyat Conference after Syed Ali Geelani's death

In a statement issued to media on Tuesday, the hardline faction of the Hurriyat said that Shabir Ahmad Shah and Ghulam Ahmad Gulzar have been elected as vice chairmen

Masarat Alam Bhat appointed Hurriyat Conference chairman: Architect of 2010 unrest in Valley has spent half life in 'preventative detention'
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Masarat Alam Bhat appointed Hurriyat Conference chairman: Architect of 2010 unrest in Valley has spent half life in 'preventative detention'

This comes days after the death of separatist leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani, who passed away on 1 September due to age-related ailments

Syed Ali Shah Geelani, face of Kashmiri separatist politics, buried in quiet, pre-dawn funeral
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Syed Ali Shah Geelani, face of Kashmiri separatist politics, buried in quiet, pre-dawn funeral

The 92-year-old, who was a member of banned Jamaat-e-Islami and chairman of hardline Hurriyat Conference, had been suffering from various ailments for nearly last two decades

Centre prepares to ban both factions of Hurriyat Conference under UAPA
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Centre prepares to ban both factions of Hurriyat Conference under UAPA

The secessionist organisation has been leading the separatist movement in Jammu and Kashmir for over two decades.

Despite India-Pakistan 'engagement', Kashmiri separatist leaders still under lock and key
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Despite India-Pakistan 'engagement', Kashmiri separatist leaders still under lock and key

Despite the talks, in Kashmir the curbs persist on separatist leaders, with some of them who are lodged in New Delhi's Tihar Jail even complaining of being denied medical attention

Over 500 Kashmiri separatists released after signing 'good behaviour bond', says J&K Police
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Over 500 Kashmiri separatists released after signing 'good behaviour bond', says J&K Police

The police said that about 144 minor boys were also detained last year for indulging in violence, but currently only 17 remain in remand homes set up under the Juvenile Justice Act

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

Syed Ali Shah Geelani quits as Hurriyat Conference chairman; cites rebellion against outfit's leadership as reason, say reports
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Syed Ali Shah Geelani quits as Hurriyat Conference chairman; cites rebellion against outfit's leadership as reason, say reports

The 90-year-old Geelani cited "rebellion against the leadership" by cadres as one of the reasons for quitting the Hurriyat Conference

Syed Ali Shah Geelani’s family says reports about ‘deteriorating’ health are rumours, claims Hurriyat Conference chief recovering well
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Syed Ali Shah Geelani’s family says reports about ‘deteriorating’ health are rumours, claims Hurriyat Conference chief recovering well

Hurriyat Conference chairman Syed Ali Shah Geelani's family on Friday dispelled rumours about his health, saying the separatist leader was having chest infection due to the prevailing cold conditions, but was recovering well.

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.

Dialogue with Hurriyat counter-productive, separatists should acknowledge J&K as integral part of India, says BJP
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Dialogue with Hurriyat counter-productive, separatists should acknowledge J&K as integral part of India, says BJP

Bharatiya Janata Party on Monday opposed a dialogue with the Hurriyat Conference, claiming that any talks with the separatists would be counter-productive.

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.

Exit polls divide opinion in Jammu and Kashmir: NDA’s predicted return to power fills locals with fear as well as hope
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Exit polls divide opinion in Jammu and Kashmir: NDA’s predicted return to power fills locals with fear as well as hope

With the Lok Sabha election drawing to a close on Sunday, most exit polls expect the NDA to return with a clear majority

Bandipora rape case: Shia-Sunni divisions deepen after rape of a toddler in Kashmir exposes sectarian fissures
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Bandipora rape case: Shia-Sunni divisions deepen after rape of a toddler in Kashmir exposes sectarian fissures

The house where the girl's parents lived lied only a few metres away from that of the accused.

Islamic State J&K commander Ishfaq Ahmad Sofi, who praised Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, killed in Shopian encounter
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Islamic State J&K commander Ishfaq Ahmad Sofi, who praised Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, killed in Shopian encounter

Police officials said that he was killed during a gun battle in Amshipora area of Shopian which lasted from around 3:30 am to 4 am in an orchard.

Delhi court sends Yasin Malik to NIA custody till 22 April in case related to funding of separatists, terror groups in J&K
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Delhi court sends Yasin Malik to NIA custody till 22 April in case related to funding of separatists, terror groups in J&K

Yasin Malik was shifted to Delhi's Tihar Jail on Tuesday after the NIA secured his production remand in connection with the terror funding case. Malik will be facing questions from the NIA related to funding of his organisation

ED imposes over Rs 14 lakh penalty on Hurriyat Conference leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani for illegal possession of $10,000
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ED imposes over Rs 14 lakh penalty on Hurriyat Conference leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani for illegal possession of $10,000

ED's move comes a day after Syed Ali Shah Geelani had slammed the arrest and summoning of pro-freedom leaders, activists and their relatives in Jammu and Kashmir, saying “the government of India has planned a psychological crackdown using NIA and ED to make them surrender and stop voicing their sentiments”

Curbs under section 144 of CrPC in six areas of Srinagar as separatists call for strike to protest Yasin Malik booking under PSA
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Curbs under section 144 of CrPC in six areas of Srinagar as separatists call for strike to protest Yasin Malik booking under PSA

The officials said the restrictions were imposed as a precautionary measure to maintain law and order and to avoid any untoward incident in view of the strike called by separatists

Ex-IAS officer Shah Faesal launches crowdfunding campaign for corruption-free politics in Jammu and Kashmir
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Ex-IAS officer Shah Faesal launches crowdfunding campaign for corruption-free politics in Jammu and Kashmir

Shah Faesal said he was asking for money from the people to give them a sense of ownership in his “political movement”