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

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

From doctors to engineering students, Kashmiris kicked off WhatsApp lament loss of patient data, access to online courses
India

From doctors to engineering students, Kashmiris kicked off WhatsApp lament loss of patient data, access to online courses

Those outside Kashmir noticed that their relatives, friends and colleagues were leaving WhatsApp groups in droves. The news came as a shock to citizens from the Valley who have not been able to use the internet for the past four months.

'Deeply concerned' about situation in Kashmir, says US Senator and presidential contender Bernie Sanders
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'Deeply concerned' about situation in Kashmir, says US Senator and presidential contender Bernie Sanders

US Senator and Democratic presidential contender Bernie Sanders told a gathering that he was "deeply concerned" about the situation in Kashmir and asked the US government to "speak out boldly" in support of a UN-backed peaceful resolution to resolve the issue.

Day after Pakistan quotes Rahul Gandhi on unrest in Kashmir, Congress leader blames Islamabad for having 'instigated and supported' violence in Valley
India

Day after Pakistan quotes Rahul Gandhi on unrest in Kashmir, Congress leader blames Islamabad for having 'instigated and supported' violence in Valley

Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday clarified his stand on the situation in Kashmir after Pakistan quoted his criticism for the Narendra Modi-led government's decision of abrogating Article 370 in the restive state.

Kashmir after Article 370: State's existential crisis worsens as it grapples with idea that Centre has dissolved mainstream politics
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Kashmir after Article 370: State's existential crisis worsens as it grapples with idea that Centre has dissolved mainstream politics

While a majority of news channels in India continue to portray a picture of Kashmir that is far from the ground reality — with some running exaggerations and blatant lies, the actual circumstances have forced Kashmiri newspapers to just four pages

'My father never thought he'd see protests and unrest inside an airport': Canadian citizen of Kashmiri origin on post-Article 370 chaos
India

'My father never thought he'd see protests and unrest inside an airport': Canadian citizen of Kashmiri origin on post-Article 370 chaos

Sanna, a Canadian citizen of Kashmiri origin, wrote on Twitter about ordeal her family underwent in getting from their home in Kashmir to the airport during the curfew that preceded the abrogation of Article 370

Pulwama backlash shows there's no safe place in India for my people: The account of a distressed Kashmiri writer
India

Pulwama backlash shows there's no safe place in India for my people: The account of a distressed Kashmiri writer

We, in Kashmir, have been living in a perilous situation where every moment of life is given like a bonus to us

Political vacuum in Jammu and Kashmir has given rise to incidents like Pulwama attack: Counter-terror expert Ajai Sahni
India

Political vacuum in Jammu and Kashmir has given rise to incidents like Pulwama attack: Counter-terror expert Ajai Sahni

Dr Ajai Sahni, executive director of the Institute for Conflict Management is a counter-terrorism expert who focuses on terrorism in South Asia. He feels that only a political initiative in the Valley will help curb terrorism

Kashmir's mainstream and separatist leaders denounce Mehbooba Mufti's 'hypocrisy' in calling militants 'sons of soil'
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Kashmir's mainstream and separatist leaders denounce Mehbooba Mufti's 'hypocrisy' in calling militants 'sons of soil'

Political experts view Mehbooba Mufti's remarks as an effort to 'reclaim lost ground' considering the protests against her government and the excesses by the forces in 2016

Pulwama civilian deaths result of free hand Satya Pal Malik gave forces in Kashmir; volatile situation may worsen
India

Pulwama civilian deaths result of free hand Satya Pal Malik gave forces in Kashmir; volatile situation may worsen

Since the day Malik assumed office in August, the casualty graph of militants, civilians and security forces alike has witnessed a sharp increase

Two militants killed in encounter in Jammu and Kashmir's Sopore; internet services suspended
India

Two militants killed in encounter in Jammu and Kashmir's Sopore; internet services suspended

Two militants were killed in an encounter that started between security forces and militants at Baratkalan-Gund Mohalla of Jammu and Kashmir's Sopore on Wednesday. The search operation is currently underway.

Successive Indian governments have exacerbated the problem in Jammu and Kashmir, says historian Dr Radha Kumar
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Successive Indian governments have exacerbated the problem in Jammu and Kashmir, says historian Dr Radha Kumar

Dr Radha Kumar's definitive and insightful account of political developments in Kashmir in her recently released book Paradise At War could not have come at a more timely moment

Eid violence in Kashmir claims four lives, casts ominous shadow over forthcoming panchayat polls
India

Eid violence in Kashmir claims four lives, casts ominous shadow over forthcoming panchayat polls

Violence on the day of Eid left four people, including a Jammu and Kashmir Police inspector and a senior BJP activist, dead

Amid Jammu and Kashmir unrest, holding elections will prove a herculean task for state government
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Amid Jammu and Kashmir unrest, holding elections will prove a herculean task for state government

The Jammu and Kashmir governor has announced local body and panchayat polls for later this year; the Lok Sabha elections will be held next year; and the Assembly elections will have to be held if the governor dissolves the current Assembly.

BJP-PDP fallout: Union Cabinet transfers BVR Subrahmanyam to Jammu and Kashmir; IAS officer's exact role unclear
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BJP-PDP fallout: Union Cabinet transfers BVR Subrahmanyam to Jammu and Kashmir; IAS officer's exact role unclear

The central government has transferred BVR Subrahmanyam to Jammu and Kashmir, just hours after President Ram Nath Kovind approved the imposition of Governor's Rule in the state.

BJP-PDP end alliance: 10 years of experience and innate knowledge of state may earn governor Vohra an extension
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BJP-PDP end alliance: 10 years of experience and innate knowledge of state may earn governor Vohra an extension

NN Vohra is reluctant to continue as Jammu and Kashmir governor after his term ends. However, officials in the state administration want him to continue, since they have worked with him for a long time and know his style of functioning and administration

Musician Ali Saffudin on his track 'Manzoor Nahi' and what it means to be an artist in Kashmir
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Musician Ali Saffudin on his track 'Manzoor Nahi' and what it means to be an artist in Kashmir

'I ask myself, if Bob Dylan, Neil Young, Bob Marley belonged to Kashmir, what would they write about?' says Ali Saffudin.

Centre asks security agencies not to launch operations in Kashmir during Ramzan, forces reserve right to retaliate
India

Centre asks security agencies not to launch operations in Kashmir during Ramzan, forces reserve right to retaliate

The Centre on Wednesday accepted the Jammu and Kashmir's Mehbooba Mufti government's proposal of halting security operations in the Valley during Ramadan

Jammu and Kashmir policeman killed in militant attack in Anantnag; search operation underway to nab assailants
India

Jammu and Kashmir policeman killed in militant attack in Anantnag; search operation underway to nab assailants

A policeman was killed in a militant attack at Bijbehara town in Anantnag district of Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday

Mehbooba Mufti after all-party meet: Centre should announce unilateral ceasefire during Ramzan, Amarnath Yatra
India

Mehbooba Mufti after all-party meet: Centre should announce unilateral ceasefire during Ramzan, Amarnath Yatra

Mehbooba Mufti, who chaired an all-party meet on Wednesday to discuss the situation in the state, said the Central government would be approached with a request to halt security force operations