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J&K: Mehbooba Mufti slams Manoj Sinha for performing puja at ASI protected site
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J&K: Mehbooba Mufti slams Manoj Sinha for performing puja at ASI protected site

She said the "governance in J-K had been reduced to acts of puja and oppressing people into silence"

Jammu & Kashmir delimitation commission submits final plan: Understanding the exercise to redraw the electoral map
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Jammu & Kashmir delimitation commission submits final plan: Understanding the exercise to redraw the electoral map

Delimitation is the act of redrawing boundaries of a constituency, be that of an Assembly or Lok Sabha seat. In Jammu and Kashmir, the exercise was necessary after the last one was conducted back in 1995

BJP trying to tear apart secular fabric, swords being given to people in the name of religion: Mehbooba Mufti
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BJP trying to tear apart secular fabric, swords being given to people in the name of religion: Mehbooba Mufti

The PDP chief targeted the BJP over inflation and unemployment, saying they continued to pit Hindu-Muslims against each other as they failed to solve the real problems concerning the people

Four ex-J&K CMs to lose SSG cover after UT decides to wind up elite unit
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Four ex-J&K CMs to lose SSG cover after UT decides to wind up elite unit

Officials said the decision was taken by the Security Review Coordination Committee, a group that oversees the threat perception of important leaders in Jammu and Kashmir

How delimitation in Jammu and Kashmir is an opportunity to pave the way for equitable future
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How delimitation in Jammu and Kashmir is an opportunity to pave the way for equitable future

The increase in seats for the Jammu region is a welcome step but history tells us that hegemony of Kashmir over Jammu may persist till the time Jammu is not politically on par with Kashmir

Why Kashmir belongs to India, and not Muftis and Abdullahs
India

Why Kashmir belongs to India, and not Muftis and Abdullahs

The ongoing battle is not just about Kashmir. The very idea of India is at stake

Delimitation Commission proposes six more assembly seats for Jammu, one for Kashmir: What the panel is, why it was formed
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Delimitation Commission proposes six more assembly seats for Jammu, one for Kashmir: What the panel is, why it was formed

The delimitation commission is headed by Justice (Retired) Ranjana Prakash Desai, Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Sushil Chandra Sharma and State Election Commissioner (SEC) KK Sharma

J&K Police prohibits PDP Youth Convention; workers hold protest, alleges Mehbooba Mufti under house arrest
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J&K Police prohibits PDP Youth Convention; workers hold protest, alleges Mehbooba Mufti under house arrest

The police said that they did not allow the PDP youth convention because there were credible inputs of vehicle-bound IEDs being used to target civilians and high-security installations

Restore Article 370, address Kashmir issue if you want to 'keep' J&K: Mehbooba to Centre
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Restore Article 370, address Kashmir issue if you want to 'keep' J&K: Mehbooba to Centre

Addressing a public rally at Neel village of Banihal, the PDP chief said they want ‘Mahatma Gandhi's India’ and their identity and honour which was given to them by the Indian Constitution

Hyderpora encounter: Ramban DDC chief warns of protest if 3rd victim's body not returned to kin
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Hyderpora encounter: Ramban DDC chief warns of protest if 3rd victim's body not returned to kin

After the bodies of two civilians killed in the Hyderpora encounter were returned to their families, the chorus for handing over the mortal remains of Amir Magray grew louder

J&K: Bodies of two civilians killed in Hyderpora encounter exhumed as magisterial probe begins
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J&K: Bodies of two civilians killed in Hyderpora encounter exhumed as magisterial probe begins

The latest development emerged after family members of the deceased along with political leaders staged protests, demanding justice in what they described as 'cold-blooded' murder

Hyderpora encounter: PAGD demands judicial inquiry, calls Jammu and Kashmir admin probe 'unfair'
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Hyderpora encounter: PAGD demands judicial inquiry, calls Jammu and Kashmir admin probe 'unfair'

A controversy had erupted over the encounter held on Monday in Srinagar following conflicting claims about the two deceased civilians as their family members contested the police's charge that they were 'terror associates'

Hyderpora: Kin of civilians killed in encounter removed by police from protest site
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Hyderpora: Kin of civilians killed in encounter removed by police from protest site

Mainstream politicians from Jammu and Kashmir have condemned the police action, video clips of which have gone viral on the social media

Pakistan declines use of airspace for Srinagar-Sharjah flights; Mufti slams Centre, 'unfortunate', tweets Omar
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Pakistan declines use of airspace for Srinagar-Sharjah flights; Mufti slams Centre, 'unfortunate', tweets Omar

Last month, Union home minister Amit Shah flagged off the first international flight services from Srinagar to Sharjah. India's low-cost airline Go First became the first airline to launch direct flights from Srinagar to Sharjah

T20 World Cup: Mehbooba writes to PM over action against Kashmiri students, seeks his intervention
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T20 World Cup: Mehbooba writes to PM over action against Kashmiri students, seeks his intervention

PDP president said such punitive actions will only further the sense of mistrust and alienation between the younger generation in Kashmir and the rest of the country

Mehbooba on Amit Shah's visit: Inaugurating flights cosmetic steps, won't address actual problem in J&K
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Mehbooba on Amit Shah's visit: Inaugurating flights cosmetic steps, won't address actual problem in J&K

She said, ideally the home minister's visit should have been preceded by a follow up on assurances given to J&K leaders during the all-party meeting convened by the prime minister in June

From dairy farm near Lahore, son-in-law of remote Kashmiri village plots revival of Lashkar terror campaign
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From dairy farm near Lahore, son-in-law of remote Kashmiri village plots revival of Lashkar terror campaign

The end of Jammu and Kashmir's special constitutional status was claimed to have ushered in a new Kashmir but the challenges it faces, though, are familiar, old ones

Kashmir: Non-local labourers leave after series of killings send shivers through Valley
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Kashmir: Non-local labourers leave after series of killings send shivers through Valley

The killings have spread panic among non-local labourers, at the time when most of them would work in apple orchards and as construction workers in the Valley

In Kashmir, non-local labourers choose life over livelihood as militants warn of dire consequences
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In Kashmir, non-local labourers choose life over livelihood as militants warn of dire consequences

The killings have spread panic among non-local labourers, at the time when most of them would work in apple orchards and as construction workers in the Valley

Five militants killed in Shopian in separate encounters in J&K; two cases of targeted killings solved, says police
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Five militants killed in Shopian in separate encounters in J&K; two cases of targeted killings solved, says police

A police spokesperson said two of the four recent cases of target killings in Srinagar and Bandipora have been solved with the elimination of the terrorists involved in these incidents