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Oct 01, 2018
Separatist leaders write to UN chief Antonio Guterres over Kashmir dispute ahead of his India visitKashmiri separatist leaders said on Monday that they have written a letter to United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres ahead of his India visit, drawing his attention to the urgency of the need to resolve the Kashmir issue.
Sep 27, 2018
Separatists call for shutdown in Kashmir on Friday to protest killing of a civilian by security forcesAs the news of killings spread in Srinagar there were protests in the old part of Srinagar city. The state government shut the internet services in Srinagar, the capital, and imposed restrictions in old Srinagar to prevent any agitation against the civilian killing.
Sep 13, 2018
Terror funding case: Delhi HC says NIA lacks evidence to establish Pak High Commission's role, grants bail to Kashmiri businessmanA division bench of the Delhi High Court (HC) Thursday ruled that the National Investigation Agency (NIA) lacks evidence to establish the role of Pakistan High Commission in funding separatist activities in Kashmir.
Sep 03, 2018
Kashmiri separatists call for boycott of panchayat and municipal polls, say Centre doesn't believe in empowering peopleA statement in this regard was issued after a meeting of the so-called Joint Resistance Leadership (JRL) comprising separatists Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Mohammad Yasin Malik at Geelani's residence in Hyderpora.
Aug 30, 2018
Article 35A row: 2-day shutdown called by separatists disrupts life in Jammu and Kashmir; shops closed, vehicles off roadsThe situation across the Valley is peaceful with no untoward incident reported from anywhere so far, officials said.
Aug 17, 2018
Kashmir's Hurriyat leaders recall Atal Bihari Vajpayee as 'rare Indian leader who understood pain of Kashmiris'Atal Bihari Vajpayee met Kashmiri separatists in January 2004, despite Pakistan not being in favour of those talks
Aug 05, 2018
Jammu and Kashmir comes to a standstill after shutdown call over Article 35A; minor stone-pelting incidents reportedLife in Kashmir on Sunday came to a standstill due to a complete shutdown called by separatist against the legal challenge in the Supreme Court on the validity of Article 35-A, which bars people from outside Jammu and Kashmir from acquiring any immovable property in the state.
Aug 04, 2018
Article 35A row: Petitions challenging special status of J&K push separatists into defending the Constitution they defyThe Hurriyat leaders in Kashmir have been refusing dialogue offers from the government saying that they would not hold talks under the Constitution of India, but the petitions challenging Article 35A has pushed them into defending a law that is part of the same Constitution
Jul 11, 2018
Indian Army commando killed in encounter with militants in Jammu and Kashmir's KupwaraAn Indian Army commando was killed and another injured in a gunfight with militants in a forested area of Jammu and Kashmir's Kupwara district, army officials said.
Jul 03, 2018
Under PDP-BJP rule, Kashmir saw 74 percent more people certified 'disabled'; pellet guns behind rise in numbersIn three years to 2017, under PDP-BJP coalition rule, 31,085 people were certified disabled in Kashmir, up 74 percent from the three preceding years.