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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Shah Faesal said he was asking for money from the people to give them a sense of ownership in his “political movement”
Local militants are sons of the soil, says Mehbooba Mufti, calls for dialogue and maximum efforts to save them
Terming local militants as "sons of soil", PDP chief Mehbooba Mufti Tuesday said efforts should be made to save them, adding that the Centre should initiate dialogue with the militant leadership in Jammu and Kashmir to end the "gun culture".
Ex-IAS officer Shah Faesal on aspirations of Kashmiris, self-determination and 'sacrifices' made by Hurriyat leaders
Faesal said the right to self-determination is part of the Kashmir solution and there is a need to rework relations between New Delhi and Kashmir
Shah Faesal set to join politics: Fresh from slick virtual world, real political terrain in Kashmir will test mettle of former IAS topper
Shah Faesal became the first Muslim to top the civil services in 2009, but his performance in grassroot politics will see many a test.
Hizbul Mujahideen over-ground worker Aiyaz Ahmad Wani arrested in Jammu and Kashmir's Kishtwar district
On specific information that a Hizbul Mujahideen OGW was camping in Kishtwar town, police teams raided various places in the district and arrested Aiyaz.
Kashmiri separatists back Gautam Navlakha; scribe held in Bhima Koregaon raids covered rights violations
The separatists also criticised military approach adopted by the Narendra Modi government and the lack of political approach in Jammu and Kashmir.
Kashmir's Hurriyat leaders recall Atal Bihari Vajpayee as 'rare Indian leader who understood pain of Kashmiris'
Atal Bihari Vajpayee met Kashmiri separatists in January 2004, despite Pakistan not being in favour of those talks