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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.
Jun 21, 2018
Shujaat Bukhari killing: Yasin Malik detained, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq placed under house arrest to foil planned protestYasin Malik was taken into custody from his Maisuma residence, while Mirwaiz Umar Farooq was placed under house arrest at Nigeen.
May 31, 2018
Kashmir talks: Success of parleys depends on resolve of all stakeholders to bring dispute to a logical endA section inside the Hurriyat Conference is optimistic and wants some kind of dialogue to be initiated by New Delhi with Pakistan and Kashmiris.
May 19, 2018
Narendra Modi in Jammu and Kashmir: Hurriyat leaders ask for talks with prime ministerModerate Hurriyat Conference chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq said on Friday that the government should allow the people to assemble at Lal Chowk tomorrow so that they could convey their 'mann ki baat' to Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his visit.
May 18, 2018
Kashmir ceasefire: Militants and separatists in Valley term Ramzan move 'a cruel joke', seek tripartite talksUJC and Hurriyat have sought a tripartite dialogue involving Pakistani, Indian and Kashmiri leadership for a permanent settlement of the Kashmir problem.
May 09, 2018
Chennai tourist killed near Srinagar: Mortal remains of 22-yr-old flown to Tamil Nadu as Kashmiris condemn attackThe mortal remains of the 22-year-old tourist, who was killed in a stone-pelting incident near Srinagar, were flown to Chennai on Tuesday as Kashmiris cutting across the political spectrum condemned the incident
Apr 28, 2018
Jammu and Kashmir police detain JKLF chief Yasin Malik ahead of protest march called by separatists at SrinagarJammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) chairman Muhammad Yasin Malik was detained in Srinagar on Saturday when he was on his way to attend a separatist-called protest