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Kashmir ceasefire: Militants and separatists in Valley term Ramzan move 'a cruel joke', seek tripartite talks
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Kashmir ceasefire: Militants and separatists in Valley term Ramzan move 'a cruel joke', seek tripartite talks

UJC and Hurriyat have sought a tripartite dialogue involving Pakistani, Indian and Kashmiri leadership for a permanent settlement of the Kashmir problem.

Chennai tourist killed near Srinagar: Mortal remains of 22-yr-old flown to Tamil Nadu as Kashmiris condemn attack
India

Chennai tourist killed near Srinagar: Mortal remains of 22-yr-old flown to Tamil Nadu as Kashmiris condemn attack

The 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

Jammu and Kashmir police detain JKLF chief Yasin Malik ahead of protest march called by separatists at Srinagar
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Jammu and Kashmir police detain JKLF chief Yasin Malik ahead of protest march called by separatists at Srinagar

Jammu 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

AFSPA lifted in Meghalaya: Before seeking law's repeal in Jammu and Kashmir, ask separatists to halt protests, violence
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AFSPA lifted in Meghalaya: Before seeking law's repeal in Jammu and Kashmir, ask separatists to halt protests, violence

The government deserves praise for lifting AFSPA from Meghalaya and parts of Arunachal Pradesh. However, this must not act as a precedent to lift the law in Jammu and Kashmir, because the state is still violent unlike Meghalaya and Arunachal

Jammu and Kashmir rocked by protests as students clash with security forces over recent spate of civilian killings
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Jammu and Kashmir rocked by protests as students clash with security forces over recent spate of civilian killings

Protests rocked Kashmir as students clashed with security personnel and pelted stones to protest against the militant & civilian killings in south Kashmir.

Syed Ali Shah Geelani, Mirwaiz Farooq detained by Jammu and Kashmir Police for trying to defy house arrest
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Syed Ali Shah Geelani, Mirwaiz Farooq detained by Jammu and Kashmir Police for trying to defy house arrest

Senior separatist leaders Syed Ali Geelani and Mirwaiz Umer Farooq tried to defy house arrest restrictions on Wednesday in a bid to march to Shopian town

Kashmir terror funding case: State minister, ex-MP, MLAs and police officers in touch with separatist leaders, NIA call records show
India

Kashmir terror funding case: State minister, ex-MP, MLAs and police officers in touch with separatist leaders, NIA call records show

Minister for Social Welfare Sajjad Gani Lone and other mainstream political leaders, including senior Congress leader and former MP Tariq Hameed Karra, were in touch with separatist leaders before they were arrested by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) in July in the Kashmir terror funding probe.

Jammu and Kashmir: Mirwaiz Umar Farooq detained ahead of separatist-called protest march to Shopian
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Jammu and Kashmir: Mirwaiz Umar Farooq detained ahead of separatist-called protest march to Shopian

Police on Wednesday detained chairman of moderate Hurriyat Conference Mirwaiz Umar Farooq as he tried to march towards Shopian town in south Kashmir

Shopian firing: Situation tense in Kashmir Valley as dozens of clashes erupt over death of six people
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Shopian firing: Situation tense in Kashmir Valley as dozens of clashes erupt over death of six people

Dozens of clashes involving stone-pelting erupted in Shopian as people came out on the streets to protest alleged civilian deaths in the south Kashmir district

Jammu and Kashmir border residents forced to leave homes as Pakistani shells often land in their courtyards
India

Jammu and Kashmir border residents forced to leave homes as Pakistani shells often land in their courtyards

Whenever there is an escalation on borders the Jammu and Kashmir government has to divert a large chunk of its manpower in managing the relief and rehabilitation of the border residents.

Jammu and Kashmir: Militants attack home of Hurriyat leader Fazal Haq Qureshi, kill constable
India

Jammu and Kashmir: Militants attack home of Hurriyat leader Fazal Haq Qureshi, kill constable

Constable Farooq Ahmed was killed when militants attacked top Hurriyat leader Fazal Haq Qureshi's house at Bilal Colony in Srinagar's Soura on Sunday, media reports said.

Yasin Malik, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq detained while organising march against army firing in Shopian
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Yasin Malik, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq detained while organising march against army firing in Shopian

Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) chief Mohammad Yasin Malik was detained by the police in Shopian district of Jammu and Kashmir on Friday

Jammu and Kashmir panchayat elections: Mehbooba Mufti to chair all-party meet on polls, says Abdul Haq
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Jammu and Kashmir panchayat elections: Mehbooba Mufti to chair all-party meet on polls, says Abdul Haq

Abdul Haq Khan said Mehbooba Mufti would chair an all-party meeting to seek views of all political parties in the state on the upcoming Panchayat elections.

Shopian firing: Indian Army files counter FIR as death toll rises to three; separatists call for protest on Friday
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Shopian firing: Indian Army files counter FIR as death toll rises to three; separatists call for protest on Friday

As the death toll in the Shopian firing rose to three on Wednesday, the Indian Army filed an FIR countering the one previously filed by the Jammu and Kashmir government

NIA files chargesheet in Kashmir terror funding case: Shrinking influence of separatists opens up opportunity for dialogue
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NIA files chargesheet in Kashmir terror funding case: Shrinking influence of separatists opens up opportunity for dialogue

An opportunity has presented itself which can open the doors of dialogue with Kashmir. But New Delhi must not misread the deceptive calm in the Valley.

Jammu and Kashmir separatists Yasin Malik arrested, Umar Farooq Mirwaiz under house arrest
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Jammu and Kashmir separatists Yasin Malik arrested, Umar Farooq Mirwaiz under house arrest

JKLF chairman Mohammad Yasin Malik was on Wednesday arrested and sent to Central Jail here while moderate Hurriyat Conference chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq was placed under house arrest.

Jammu and Kashmir Panchayat elections: Separatists appeal people to boycott upcoming polls in protest
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Jammu and Kashmir Panchayat elections: Separatists appeal people to boycott upcoming polls in protest

Separatist leaders said that a boycott of these elections will deliver a message that Kashmir wants freedom from Indian occupation.

Kashmir in 2017: After being sidelined this year, politics of separatism faces an uncertain future
India

Kashmir in 2017: After being sidelined this year, politics of separatism faces an uncertain future

With one sensational event after another denting their credibility in 2017, some prominent separatist faces are today languishing in Tihar Jail

Kashmir's Joint Resistance Leadership faces rifts within as more 'disgruntled' separatists approach Dineshwar Sharma for dialogue
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Kashmir's Joint Resistance Leadership faces rifts within as more 'disgruntled' separatists approach Dineshwar Sharma for dialogue

Sources reveal that there is a likelihood of more resignations of small leaders in Hurriyat Conference coming forth in coming days

Former Hurriyat chief Abdul Gani Bhat says 'can't repeat past mistakes' even as separatists reject talks with Dineshwar Sharma
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Former Hurriyat chief Abdul Gani Bhat says 'can't repeat past mistakes' even as separatists reject talks with Dineshwar Sharma

A split emerged in separatist ranks on Tuesday. Former Hurriyat Conference chairman professor Abdul Gani Bhat and top party leader said that “ mistakes’’ of the past by rejecting talks with New Delhi’s interlocutors “can’t be repeated".