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Kashmir, two months after Article 370 abrogation: Sensitivity towards Kashmiris, delivering on development promise key agenda for Centre
India

Kashmir, two months after Article 370 abrogation: Sensitivity towards Kashmiris, delivering on development promise key agenda for Centre

The provocative speech of Imran Khan at the UN General Assembly closely on the heels of abrogation of Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir seems to have acted like a fuel to the fire for locals. Khan's speech has emboldened the separatist elements in Kashmir and restoring normalcy in Kashmir remains a major challenge for the administration and would need a deft handling.

'Separatist movements harmful for India and Kashmir': Jamiat Ulema-e-Hind resolution backs Centre on Article 370
India

'Separatist movements harmful for India and Kashmir': Jamiat Ulema-e-Hind resolution backs Centre on Article 370

While presenting the resolution, Jamiat general secretary Maulana Mahmood Madani said, "Kashmir is an integral part of India. There will be no compromise with national security and the integrity of India. India is our country and we stand by it."

For those demanding aazadi for Kashmir, a reality check is long overdue, writes ex-SC judge Markandey Katju
India

For those demanding aazadi for Kashmir, a reality check is long overdue, writes ex-SC judge Markandey Katju

Kashmiris say that Kashmir was always independent. This is historically incorrect. Kashmir was only independent till 1587 when the last independent ruler Yusuf Shah Chak was deposed and exiled by Mughal emperor Akbar who incorporated Kashmir into the Mughal Empire

Article 370 revoked: Better governance, security crucial for success as Modi govt's new plan takes effect on ground
India

Article 370 revoked: Better governance, security crucial for success as Modi govt's new plan takes effect on ground

Though the immediate concerns of the Centre's decision to revoke Article 370 and bifurcate Jammu and Kashmir are political and based on security, subsequently, the effects of governance and administrative changes will draw more focus

Speculations rife in Kashmir over future of Article 35A as BJP calls urgent meeting; statements of regional leaders fuel panic
India

Speculations rife in Kashmir over future of Article 35A as BJP calls urgent meeting; statements of regional leaders fuel panic

The deployment of additional security forces has been hyped to create a fear psychosis among people in Kashmir.

BJP to revive plan for Hindu settlements in Kashmir; return to Valley right of Kashmiri Pandits, says Ram Madhav
India

BJP to revive plan for Hindu settlements in Kashmir; return to Valley right of Kashmiri Pandits, says Ram Madhav

The BJP will revive a plan to build secured camps to resettle scores of Hindus in the Muslim-dominated Kashmir Valley, senior leader Ram Madhav said

In Lok Sabha, Amit Shah redefines notions of 'Insaniyat, Jamhuriyat and Kashmiriyat', throws down gauntlet to Congress
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In Lok Sabha, Amit Shah redefines notions of 'Insaniyat, Jamhuriyat and Kashmiriyat', throws down gauntlet to Congress

In his first address as Union home minister in the newly-constituted 17th Lok Sabha, Amit Shah made it clear what he thought of the existence of Article 370

Once rivals, Kashmiri militants turn 'heroes' after death for separatists; shift in old guard's stand exposes hypocrisy
India

Once rivals, Kashmiri militants turn 'heroes' after death for separatists; shift in old guard's stand exposes hypocrisy

Young Kashmiri militants who choose to fight the State and grow larger than life are suspected simply for managing to avoid security forces’, but their deaths breathe fresh lease of life into the state's morbid politics.

Restrictions imposed on Jammu and Kashmir's Srinagar ahead of separatists' rally in memory to slain Hurriyat leaders
India

Restrictions imposed on Jammu and Kashmir's Srinagar ahead of separatists' rally in memory to slain Hurriyat leaders

They said security force personnel were deployed in large numbers in Srinagar, at vulnerable places in the city and elsewhere in the valley, for maintaining law and order.

Shops, schools closed in Kashmir Valley after separatists call for strike against first phase of voting in Lok Sabha Election
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Shops, schools closed in Kashmir Valley after separatists call for strike against first phase of voting in Lok Sabha Election

Joint resistance leadership, an amalgam of separatist conglomerates, has called for a shutdown. They said the strike is also to protest against the closure of Kashmir's main highway for civilians for two days in a week and alleged attack by police and security forces on inmates at Central Jail Srinagar

Maoists in Bastar call for boycott of Lok Sabha election, put up posters extending support to Kashmiri separatists, militants
India

Maoists in Bastar call for boycott of Lok Sabha election, put up posters extending support to Kashmiri separatists, militants

Maoists of Bastar in Chhattisgarh have extended support to Kashmiri separatists and militants and also called for a boycott of the Lok Sabha election.

Congress manifesto designed to gather votes of Kashmiri separatists, has no 'India vision', claims BJP's Ram Madhav
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Congress manifesto designed to gather votes of Kashmiri separatists, has no 'India vision', claims BJP's Ram Madhav

Criticising the Congress manifesto, BJP leader Ram Madhav said the Opposition party's poll document was made to gather votes of the Kashmir separatists.

Lok Sabha election in Jammu and Kashmir all about Hindu versus Muslim vote, retention of article 370, 35A
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Lok Sabha election in Jammu and Kashmir all about Hindu versus Muslim vote, retention of article 370, 35A

In the Lok Sabha election, the BJP is contesting against the 'alliance' of the National Conference, Congress and PDP in Hindu-majority Jammu, while the three are locked in a contest in Muslim-majority Kashmir.

'New India will never allow it': Arun Jaitley slams Omar Abdullah over call for separate 'president', 'prime minister' in J&K
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'New India will never allow it': Arun Jaitley slams Omar Abdullah over call for separate 'president', 'prime minister' in J&K

Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Monday hit out at former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah for demanding to revive the post of Wazir-e-Azam and Sadar-e-Riyasat in Kashmir, saying that New India would never allow this to happen.

Life in Valley disrupted as separatists call strike against Centre's ban on Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front
India

Life in Valley disrupted as separatists call strike against Centre's ban on Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front

On Saturday, separatists had called for a strike against the Centre's decision to ban the Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF), saying it was "undemocratic" and "political vendetta".

Centre imposes ban on separatist group Jamaat-e-Islami Jammu and Kashmir for 'anti-national' activities
India

Centre imposes ban on separatist group Jamaat-e-Islami Jammu and Kashmir for 'anti-national' activities

Jamaat-e-Islami Jammu and Kashmir was banned Thursday under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act for alleged anti-national and subversive activities.

Hurriyat leader Mirwaiz Umar Farooq urges India, Pakistan to desist from 'warmongering', says dialogue only solution
India

Hurriyat leader Mirwaiz Umar Farooq urges India, Pakistan to desist from 'warmongering', says dialogue only solution

Mirwaiz, the separatist leader, however, Wednesday claimed that he was not provided seizure memo as required under law after the NIA raids on Tuesday.

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

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

Tension grips Kashmir amid separatist call for shutdown; govt caps sale of petrol, asks health staff to stock meds
India

Tension grips Kashmir amid separatist call for shutdown; govt caps sale of petrol, asks health staff to stock meds

Tension prevailed in Kashmir after over 100 companies of Central Armed Police Forces were deployed in the region. The situation worsened after authorities limited the sale of petrol each day to 3 litres for consumers.

JKLF chief Yaseen Malik, Jamaat-e-Islami leaders detained amid speculations of wider crackdown on separatists in J&K
India

JKLF chief Yaseen Malik, Jamaat-e-Islami leaders detained amid speculations of wider crackdown on separatists in J&K

Officials said this is the first major crackdown on the organisation that is part of the Tehreek-e-Hurriyat, a conglomerate of separatists in Jammu and Kashmir.