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Jitendra Singh says Article 370 was hindrance in Jammu and Kashmir’s development, urges youth from state to be part of country’s growth
India

Jitendra Singh says Article 370 was hindrance in Jammu and Kashmir’s development, urges youth from state to be part of country’s growth

Union minister Jitendra Singh said that Article 370 was a hindrance in the development of Jammu and Kashmir and urged the youth of the state to understand the ground reality and be a part of development and growth of the country.

Kashmiri students in New Delhi observe Bakri Eid away from home: 'Suffering has become our normal'
India

Kashmiri students in New Delhi observe Bakri Eid away from home: 'Suffering has become our normal'

A group of Kashmiri students observed Bakrid festivities on 12 August at Jantar Mantar, New Delhi, away from home. Some of them have not spoken to their families in a week.

Revoking of Article 370 forces long evaded questions on freedom, democracy back into focus; puts an end to unicorn hunting in Kashmir
India

Revoking of Article 370 forces long evaded questions on freedom, democracy back into focus; puts an end to unicorn hunting in Kashmir

The Narendra Modi govt's hopes of building a naya Kashmir rest on developing a relationship with Valley's youth, a profoundly alienated generation which had mainly encountered India at the wrong end of a soldier’s gun

Over 900 Kashmiri youth in Budgam take common entrance test for recruitment to Indian Army
India

Over 900 Kashmiri youth in Budgam take common entrance test for recruitment to Indian Army

Kashmiri youth came in huge numbers to take the common entrance test for recruitment in the Indian Army in Budgam on Sunday.

Firstpost Editor's Picks: West Bengal violence, Karnataka rift and Cummins' summer of fun; today's must-read stories
India

Firstpost Editor's Picks: West Bengal violence, Karnataka rift and Cummins' summer of fun; today's must-read stories

Which side cast the first stone in West Bengal cannot, obviously, be ascertained at this juncture, but it is clear that both parties were guilty of lawlessness

Macchil fake encounter case: Tribunal suspends life imprisonment of five army personnel; grants them bail
India

Macchil fake encounter case: Tribunal suspends life imprisonment of five army personnel; grants them bail

The Armed Forces Tribunal has suspended the life imprisonment of five army personnel who were convicted by a General Court Martial in 2014 for staging the killing of three Kashmiri civilians at Macchil in the state in 2010

Bahmnoo encounter: Police kills two militants; 10 more Hizbul Mujahideen militants join Zakir Musa group
India

Bahmnoo encounter: Police kills two militants; 10 more Hizbul Mujahideen militants join Zakir Musa group

Ten more militants have broken away from the militant outfit Hizbul Mujahideen and joined hands with its former commander Zakir Musa, police officials said

Kashmir unrest: India must seek ways to pacify youth; Pakistan-stoked anger gives China strategic edge
World

Kashmir unrest: India must seek ways to pacify youth; Pakistan-stoked anger gives China strategic edge

The sobering fact about India-US armament deal is that the threat of conflict that lurks around India's borders whether it's from Pakistan or China, could be far closer than the prospect of those armaments becoming operational

Kashmir unrest: Rajnath Singh says he is ready for 'talks with everyone' to resolve issue
India

Kashmir unrest: Rajnath Singh says he is ready for 'talks with everyone' to resolve issue

Home minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday said that he was "ready for talks with everyone" to resolve the Kashmir issue, and will not put any conditions for the purpose.

In J&K, a police recruitment drive draws thousands of youths
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In J&K, a police recruitment drive draws thousands of youths

Over 3,000 Kashmiri youth participated in a two-day recruitment drive conducted by the Jammu and Kashmir police over the weekend of 13-14 May 2017.

Niti Aayog: PM Narendra Modi asks CMs to stay in touch with Kashmiri youth in their states
India

Niti Aayog: PM Narendra Modi asks CMs to stay in touch with Kashmiri youth in their states

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday asked all chief ministers to stay in touch with the Kashmiri youth in their states and take care of their interests.

Kashmir youth used as human shield: Army orders court of inquiry
India

Kashmir youth used as human shield: Army orders court of inquiry

The Army on Thursday ordered an internal inquiry into an incident in which a Kashmiri youth was tied to the front of an army jeep to avoid stone pelting attacks in Budgam district.

Srinagar bypoll: Voter turnout plunges to 6.5% in as violent clashes kill 7 Kashmiris
Politics

Srinagar bypoll: Voter turnout plunges to 6.5% in as violent clashes kill 7 Kashmiris

Seven people were killed in firing by security forces as unprecedented election-day violence marred the by-poll for Srinagar Lok Sabha seat Sunday which saw the voter turnout plunge to an all-time low of 6.5 per cent.

Srinagar bypolls: Farooq Abdullah's pro-separatist stand may be a poll gimmick, but has captured public imagination
Politics

Srinagar bypolls: Farooq Abdullah's pro-separatist stand may be a poll gimmick, but has captured public imagination

Only time will tell whether Farooq Abdullah's pro-separatist stand is a change in heart of the party or a mere election gimmick, but his utterances have caught the public imagination and raised few eyebrows.

Narendra Modi inaugurates Chenani tunnel: Development alone won't solve Kashmir muddle
India

Narendra Modi inaugurates Chenani tunnel: Development alone won't solve Kashmir muddle

Any politician in India even remotely willing to tackle the Kashmir muddle must acknowledge that the language of unrest in the valley has changed. It's calling the Kashmiri youth to become soldiers of Islam, not for the creation of a separate nation-state

Hizb-ul-Mujahideen's Burhan Wani takes to social media to influence youth in Kashmir
India

Hizb-ul-Mujahideen's Burhan Wani takes to social media to influence youth in Kashmir

The idea of Khilafat - different from traditional demands of Kashmir's ageing separatists asking for implementation of UN resolutions in Kashmir — was Wani’s way of communicating with Kashmiri youth, and with Islamist movements elsewhere.

FP podcast: What Jammu and Kashmir experts think of brewing unrest in the Valley
Politics

FP podcast: What Jammu and Kashmir experts think of brewing unrest in the Valley

Shortly after Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited Jammu and Kashmir to inaugurate a top-notch hospital, there was an uneasy calm in the Valley.

Kashmir needs political dialogue, govt should reach out to the people of the Valley
India

Kashmir needs political dialogue, govt should reach out to the people of the Valley

Government of India needs to engage the people of Kashmir in a political dialogue. It cannot leave the task to PDP-BJP government

Beyond the J&K mandate: What gen-next in Kashmir is looking for
Politics

Beyond the J&K mandate: What gen-next in Kashmir is looking for

The J&K polls yielded a fractured mandate. However, the results do not capture the underlying ferment in Kashmiri youth who are looking for a future with honour and peace. Whoever offers them that will own the future