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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.

Shopian encounter: Four militants killed in gunfight with security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Daramdora Keegam area
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Shopian encounter: Four militants killed in gunfight with security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Daramdora Keegam area

Four militants were killed in an encounter with the security forces in Daramdora Keegam area of Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian district.

Maoists in Bastar call for boycott of Lok Sabha election, put up posters extending support to Kashmiri separatists, militants
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Maoists in Bastar call for boycott of Lok Sabha election, put up posters extending support to Kashmiri separatists, militants

Maoists of Bastar in Chhattisgarh have extended support to Kashmiri separatists and militants and also called for a boycott of the Lok Sabha election.

Militants kill RSS member Chandrakant Sharma, his personal security officer in Jammu and Kashmir's Kishtwar; curfew imposed in district
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Militants kill RSS member Chandrakant Sharma, his personal security officer in Jammu and Kashmir's Kishtwar; curfew imposed in district

Militants on Tuesday shot at Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh member Chandrakant Sharma in Kishtwar district of Jammu and Kashmir, leaving him injured and killing his personal security officer.

One soldier, Hizbul militant killed in encounter at Ratnipora in J&K's Pulwama; locals resort to stone pelting
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One soldier, Hizbul militant killed in encounter at Ratnipora in J&K's Pulwama; locals resort to stone pelting

An encounter is underway at Ratnipora village of Pulwama district in South Kashmir. Two soldiers and one militant have died in the gunfight, which broke out after militants opened fire at security forces during a cordon and search operation.

Local  militants are sons of the soil, says Mehbooba Mufti, calls for dialogue and maximum efforts to save them
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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".

Al-Badr chief Zeenat-ul-Islam, killed in Kulgam encounter, acted like 'Pied Piper' to expand group's South Kashmir base
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Al-Badr chief Zeenat-ul-Islam, killed in Kulgam encounter, acted like 'Pied Piper' to expand group's South Kashmir base

Zeenat-ul-Islam, one of the longest-surviving leaders of new age militancy, joined Al-Badr in November last year, saying that other outfits were "doing well" and he wanted "to strength and popularise the group".

One militant killed in ongoing encounter in Awantipora area of Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama
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One militant killed in ongoing encounter in Awantipora area of Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama

Security forces launched a cordon and search operation in Banderpora area of Awantipora in the south Kashmir district Friday morning following specific information about the presence of militants there, a police official said.

Militant killings in Jammu and Kashmir this year rose 70%; a steady network of informers allowed spike
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Militant killings in Jammu and Kashmir this year rose 70%; a steady network of informers allowed spike

Since June, hardly a week has gone by in Jammu and Kashmir without a militant casualty. Till 23 December, at least 247 militants were killed, nearly all of them too poorly trained to understand the intricacies of guerrilla warfare.

Pulwama encounter: Former policeman's son, ex-army sepoy and orchard worker the three militants killed in Sirnoo
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Pulwama encounter: Former policeman's son, ex-army sepoy and orchard worker the three militants killed in Sirnoo

A joint team of the Jammu and Kashmir Police and the Indian Army laid a cordon in Pulwama's Sirnoo village after receiving an input that militants were hiding in the area. As the searches began, militants ran out of a house, took up positions in an adjacent apple orchard and began to fire at the police and army.

Pulwama terror attack: Civilian casualties in clashes point to increased suicidal trend among Kashmiri youth
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Pulwama terror attack: Civilian casualties in clashes point to increased suicidal trend among Kashmiri youth

In Jammu and Kashmir, there is a need for collective introspection to examine how the threat of civilians being unmindful of their personal safety needs to be countered.

J&K security forces never lost focus from eliminating terrorists; more efforts needed to prevent local recruitment
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J&K security forces never lost focus from eliminating terrorists; more efforts needed to prevent local recruitment

The key to the winning formula is to neutralise far more terrorists than can be recruited in Jammu and Kashmir. That, coupled with effective outreach and quality governance, will ensure a peaceful future in the Valley.

Sabzar Ahmad Sofi's death signals urgent need to weed out 'handlers' turning Kashmiri students to militants
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Sabzar Ahmad Sofi's death signals urgent need to weed out 'handlers' turning Kashmiri students to militants

Within hours of the gunfight in which Sabraz Ahmad Sofi was killed, photographs of him looking "dashing" flooded social media first and mainstream media soon after, as it happened in the case of Burhan Wani in 2016 and more recently after PhD scholar Manan Wani's killing.

'Kashmir is ours, no power in the world can snatch it from us', says Rajnath Singh on 26th anniversary of RAF
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'Kashmir is ours, no power in the world can snatch it from us', says Rajnath Singh on 26th anniversary of RAF

Rajnath Singh also lauded the the CRPF's attempt in maintaining a balance while dealing with Kashmiri people and terrorists.

Unknown militants snatch rifle from policeman in Jammu and Kashmir's Kupwara district
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Unknown militants snatch rifle from policeman in Jammu and Kashmir's Kupwara district

The unknown militants snatched an Indian Small Arms System (INSAS) rifle from constable Mohammad Ishaq at Khurhama area of Lolab in the north Kashmir district

Jammu and Kashmir militant surrenders before security forces in Srinagar, returns to family
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Jammu and Kashmir militant surrenders before security forces in Srinagar, returns to family

An unidentified militant in Kashmir Valley on Tuesday surrendered before security forces and returned to his family, the police said.

On Burhan Wani's death anniversary, IPS officer's brother named among 20 new Hizbul Mujahideen recruits
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On Burhan Wani's death anniversary, IPS officer's brother named among 20 new Hizbul Mujahideen recruits

Shams-ul-Haq joined the Hizbul Mujahideen on 25 May, after seven militants were killed at his ancestral home in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian in April.

Ramzan ceasefire in Kashmir: Separatists, mainstream parties say the experiment failed to yield any results
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Ramzan ceasefire in Kashmir: Separatists, mainstream parties say the experiment failed to yield any results

A Hurriyat leader said the Ramzan ceasefire in Kashmir was not enough as the government had not taken any ground-level initiatives.

Four arrested for helping Naveed Jaat flee; police suspect militant was freed to become new LeT commander
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Four arrested for helping Naveed Jaat flee; police suspect militant was freed to become new LeT commander

Jammu and Kashmir ADG Munir Khan revealed that the conspiracy for the attack to free LeT man Abu Hunzula alias Naveed Jaat had been hatched four months ago.