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Bandipora rape case: Shia-Sunni divisions deepen after rape of a toddler in Kashmir exposes sectarian fissures
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Bandipora rape case: Shia-Sunni divisions deepen after rape of a toddler in Kashmir exposes sectarian fissures

The house where the girl's parents lived lied only a few metres away from that of the accused.

NIA raids homes of J&K separatist leaders including Mirwaiz Umer Farooq in terror funding investigation
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NIA raids homes of J&K separatist leaders including Mirwaiz Umer Farooq in terror funding investigation

The NIA sleuths accompanied by local police and CRPF personnel carried out searches at nearly nine places across the valley, which included the house of Nayeem Geelani, son of pro-Pakistan separatist Syed Ali Shah Geelani

Kashmiri separatists back Gautam Navlakha; scribe held in Bhima Koregaon raids covered rights violations
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Kashmiri separatists back Gautam Navlakha; scribe held in Bhima Koregaon raids covered rights violations

The separatists also criticised military approach adopted by the Narendra Modi government and the lack of political approach in Jammu and Kashmir.

J&K Kundalan encounter: Authorities impose restrictions in Srinagar to prevent protests during shutdown across Valley
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J&K Kundalan encounter: Authorities impose restrictions in Srinagar to prevent protests during shutdown across Valley

A protest shutdown called by separatists due to the a gunfight in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian district on Tuesday affected life adversely across the Kashmir Valley on Wednesday.

Kashmir youth killed: Police writes to CRPF, seeks details on why paramilitary vehicle was moving in non-deployment area
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Kashmir youth killed: Police writes to CRPF, seeks details on why paramilitary vehicle was moving in non-deployment area

As per the security guidelines, the local police requests for the personnel of CRPF to be made available for "riot control" and the deployment of the number of people and the places assigned for duty are decided by the police.

Kashmiri separatists say ready for talks with Centre if Pakistan included, denounce conflicting statements by New Delhi
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Kashmiri separatists say ready for talks with Centre if Pakistan included, denounce conflicting statements by New Delhi

The Joint Resistance Leadership (JRL), a conglomerate of separatists, said on Tuesday that it was ready to hold talks with New Delhi.

JRL separatists call off strike in Kashmir, ask people to resume normal activities from Wednesday
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JRL separatists call off strike in Kashmir, ask people to resume normal activities from Wednesday

The Joint Resistance Leadership (JRL), headed by separatist leaders Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umer Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik, appealed to people of the Kashmir Valley to resume normal activities of life

Restrictions imposed in Srinagar as separatists organise statewide shutdown to protest civilian killings
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Restrictions imposed in Srinagar as separatists organise statewide shutdown to protest civilian killings

Authorities imposed restrictions in parts of Srinagar city on Thursday due to a valley-wide protest shutdown called by Separatists.

Shutdown continues in Kashmir, new restrictions imposed in Srinagar to prevent separatists' protests
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Shutdown continues in Kashmir, new restrictions imposed in Srinagar to prevent separatists' protests

Authorities have imposed restrictions in parts of Srinagar city in Kashmir on Friday to prevent protests called by separatists.

Kashmir: Schools and road shut post Shopian clash, separatists announce 'solidarity' march
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Kashmir: Schools and road shut post Shopian clash, separatists announce 'solidarity' march

Normal life was derailed in Kashmir on Wednesday as separatists announced a protest march to Shopian in solidarity with civilians killed in the recent encounter.

Srinagar restrictions continue after extension of separatist-called shutdown in Kashmir Valley
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Srinagar restrictions continue after extension of separatist-called shutdown in Kashmir Valley

Restrictions continued in parts of Srinagar and some other places in the Kashmir Valley on Tuesday after separatists extended their protest shutdown.

Exclusive: NIA report claims money raised through LoC trade used to fan support for Islamic State in Kashmir
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Exclusive: NIA report claims money raised through LoC trade used to fan support for Islamic State in Kashmir

The NIA which has tightened the noose around the separatist leaders has also named some more Hurriyat leaders for spreading the unrest in Kashmir.

Exclusive: Omar Abdullah, Pakistani Embassy officials met separatist leader, says NIA probe report on Kashmir unrest
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Exclusive: Omar Abdullah, Pakistani Embassy officials met separatist leader, says NIA probe report on Kashmir unrest

The NIA documents further state that some 50 Hurriyat leaders have been given a quota of recommending one seat each for  MBBS admissions in Pakistan and "top ten Hurriyat leaders have power to recommend more than one seat".

Shops, public transport remain shut in Srinagar as separatists protest shifting of local detainees to jails outside state
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Shops, public transport remain shut in Srinagar as separatists protest shifting of local detainees to jails outside state

Authorities imposed restrictions in parts of Srinagar city on Saturday to prevent a separatist-called protest, police said

Restrictions imposed in Srinagar as separatists call for protests over killing of 2 civilians in army firing
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Restrictions imposed in Srinagar as separatists call for protests over killing of 2 civilians in army firing

Authorities on Sunday imposed restrictions in Sringar to prevent separatist-called protests against the death of two civilians in army firing on Saturday.

J&K interlocutor Dineshwar Sharma arrives in Kupwara district; third visit to state since appointment
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J&K interlocutor Dineshwar Sharma arrives in Kupwara district; third visit to state since appointment

The Centre's Special Representative Dineshwar Sharma on Monday visited the border district of Kupwara in Jammu and Kashmir.

Restrictions imposed in parts of Srinagar as separatist leaders call for protests after Friday prayers
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Restrictions imposed in parts of Srinagar as separatist leaders call for protests after Friday prayers

Authorities imposed restrictions in parts of Srinagar city to prevent separatist-called protests post the Friday prayers against civilian killings during gunfights between the security forces and the militants.

Restrictions imposed in Srinagar, Anantnag to prevent separatist rally; rail services suspended in Jammu
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Restrictions imposed in Srinagar, Anantnag to prevent separatist rally; rail services suspended in Jammu

Restrictions were imposed in many parts of Srinagar and Anantnag on Friday to prevent a separatist-called protest rally, officials said.

Donald Trump declares Jerusalem Israel's capital: Partial restrictions in Srinagar to prevent anti-US protests
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Donald Trump declares Jerusalem Israel's capital: Partial restrictions in Srinagar to prevent anti-US protests

Authorities imposed partial restrictions in Srinagar on Friday to prevent separatist-called anti-Trump protests, the state police said.

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".