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India dismisses Turkey's comment on New Delhi's 'biased' removal of Jammu and Kashmir's special status
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India dismisses Turkey's comment on New Delhi's 'biased' removal of Jammu and Kashmir's special status

A Turkish foreign ministry spokesperson had said that withdrawal of special powers of Jammu and Kashmir did not serve peace or stability in the region

Two militants killed in encounter with security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Kulgam
India

Two militants killed in encounter with security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Kulgam

Two militants were killed in an encounter with security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Kulgam district in the early hours of Saturday, police said

Army chief MM Naravane says people in Jammu and Kashmir are fed up with militancy, credits locals for recent successes against terrorists
India

Army chief MM Naravane says people in Jammu and Kashmir are fed up with militancy, credits locals for recent successes against terrorists

Army Chief General MM Naravane on Saturday said the security forces in Jammu and Kashmir have had a lot of successes recently as people there are fed up with militancy and want normalcy to return to the Union territory

Five militants killed in exchange of fire during encounter with security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian district
India

Five militants killed in exchange of fire during encounter with security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian district

In yet another operational success, security forces gunned down five militants in an encounter in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian district on Wednesday, taking the number of ultras killed in the last four days to 14, police said.

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

Delhi University college drops theatre group's play on Kashmir from annual fest to 'maintain political neutrality'
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Delhi University college drops theatre group's play on Kashmir from annual fest to 'maintain political neutrality'

The theatre collective alleges Delhi University's Shaheed Sukhdev College of Business Studies cancelled their play on Kashmir on the grounds of political correctness.

Five Kashmiri politicians, under detention since abrogation of Article 370 on 5 August, released by J&K administration
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Five Kashmiri politicians, under detention since abrogation of Article 370 on 5 August, released by J&K administration

The five leaders released belonged to the National Conference, the PDP and the Congress, who were kept under preventive detention, officials said.

'Biggest diplomatic blunder' say critics of Centre's invitation to EU MPs; India's stand that Kashmir is internal matter could be compromised
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'Biggest diplomatic blunder' say critics of Centre's invitation to EU MPs; India's stand that Kashmir is internal matter could be compromised

Two major debates have emerged from the Centre's decision to invite a delegation of European Union parliamentarians to Jammu and Kashmir, with the purpose of having them assess the situation on-ground after the abrogation of Article 370, which provided the restive region with a certain degree of autonomy.

Madi Sharma, the woman who facilitated Kashmir foreign delegation's visit also organised controversial trip of MEPs to Maldives
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Madi Sharma, the woman who facilitated Kashmir foreign delegation's visit also organised controversial trip of MEPs to Maldives

Madi Sharma, who finds herself in the eye of the storm surrounding the controversy over a group of European parliamentarians visit to Srinagar, has been linked to a similar episode in the Maldives back in 2018.

Members of European Parliament visit Kashmir to assess situation in Valley after abrogation of Article 370
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Members of European Parliament visit Kashmir to assess situation in Valley after abrogation of Article 370

A delegation of 23 EU MPs arrived in Jammu and Kashmir's Srinagar for a 'first-hand' assessment of the situation in the state, in the backdrop of complete shutdown and clashes between people and security forces in several parts of the city.

'Invite for foreign delegation's visit to Kashmir sent just one week ahead, list of invitees kept 'top secret',' says Indian origin British MP
India

'Invite for foreign delegation's visit to Kashmir sent just one week ahead, list of invitees kept 'top secret',' says Indian origin British MP

Dinesh Dhamija, the Liberal Democrat MEP from London, told News18's Sanjay Suri that not many people were aware of the so-called private visit to Kashmir until a week before the tour took place.

EU MPs visit Kashmir: Lawmakers briefed on Pakistan's role in 'fuelling terrorism'; Opposition launches scathing criticism against Centre
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EU MPs visit Kashmir: Lawmakers briefed on Pakistan's role in 'fuelling terrorism'; Opposition launches scathing criticism against Centre

A delegation of 23 EU MPs arrived in Jammu and Kashmir’s Srinagar on Tuesday for a “first-hand” assessment of the situation in the state, in the backdrop of a complete shutdown and clashes between people and security forces in several parts of the city and the Kashmir Valley.

European lawmakers visit Kashmir updates: Congress, PDP, NC slam Centre for rolling out red carpet to EU MPs
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European lawmakers visit Kashmir updates: Congress, PDP, NC slam Centre for rolling out red carpet to EU MPs

European lawmakers visit Kashmir LIVE Updates: A senior UK politician claimed on Tuesday that the Indian government withdrew with little explanation an invitation to be part of the European Union delegation currently on a visit to Kashmir after he demanded to speak with local people without a police escort

'Not prepared to take part in PR stunt': EU parliamentarian Chris Davies claims India withdrew invitation to visit Kashmir
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'Not prepared to take part in PR stunt': EU parliamentarian Chris Davies claims India withdrew invitation to visit Kashmir

A delegation of 23 MPs from the European Union reached Srinagar on Tuesday for a two-day visit during which they will be briefed on the situation by government officials and also meet a cross-section of local people.

Indian Army used artillery guns to target terrorist camps in PoK after 2 jawans, a civilian were killed in Jammu and Kashmir's Kupwara
India

Indian Army used artillery guns to target terrorist camps in PoK after 2 jawans, a civilian were killed in Jammu and Kashmir's Kupwara

Two Indian soldiers were killed in ceasefire violation, along the Line of Control in Tangdhar sector in Jammu and Kashmir when Pakistan Army was pushing infiltrators into Indian territory

Targeted killings of apple traders and non-local labourers show Kashmir battle has reached a decisive phase
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Targeted killings of apple traders and non-local labourers show Kashmir battle has reached a decisive phase

The attack on apple traders and migrant labourers show that battle for normalisation of Kashmir — the logic that drove the Narendra Modi government's decision to revoke Article 370 — has now reached a decisive phase. The Modi government must find a way to stop these killings, or else the painstaking efforts to normalise and the gamble of doing away with Article 370 may be rendered fruitless.

'We come to Kashmir every year, but this time we fear for our lives': After 3 civilian deaths in 2 days, non-local truck drivers flee Valley
India

'We come to Kashmir every year, but this time we fear for our lives': After 3 civilian deaths in 2 days, non-local truck drivers flee Valley

After a second attack on an apple trader in which another non-local Charanjit Singh was shot dead, the incident has created a panic among fruit growers especially non-local truck drivers who load their trucks and dispatch apples to outside state.

Kashmir issue LATEST updates: Pakistan minister slams Modi govt over Farooq Abdullah's detention, says even Delhi's most loyal is treated as enemy
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Kashmir issue LATEST updates: Pakistan minister slams Modi govt over Farooq Abdullah's detention, says even Delhi's most loyal is treated as enemy

Kashmir issue LIVE Updates: Pakistan minister Fawad Chaudhry condemned the house arrest of Farooq Abdullah and said that it shows how 'alienated' the Modi government is and that 'even most loyal of Delhi are now being treated as enemy'.

SC asks Centre, Jammu and Kashmir govt to restore normalcy in Valley but keeping national interest in mind
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SC asks Centre, Jammu and Kashmir govt to restore normalcy in Valley but keeping national interest in mind

The SC asked the Centre and J&K administration to make all endeavours to restore normalcy in Kashmir Valley as soon as possible but made it clear that the restoration would be on a 'selective basis' keeping in mind national interest.

Pakistan has no locus standi on Kashmir, says Rajnath Singh during DRDO's Kisan-Jawan Vigyan Mela in Ladakh
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Pakistan has no locus standi on Kashmir, says Rajnath Singh during DRDO's Kisan-Jawan Vigyan Mela in Ladakh

'Pakistan has no locus standi on Kashmir and no country is backing it on the 'current issue', Rajnath Singh said amid Islamabad's efforts to internationalise the Centre's move to abrogate provisions of Article 370.