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'Feel unsafe at home': J&K residents accuse security forces of raiding houses, arresting 'innocent' Kashmiri youth under Public Safety Act
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'Feel unsafe at home': J&K residents accuse security forces of raiding houses, arresting 'innocent' Kashmiri youth under Public Safety Act

The slapping of Public Safety Act (PSA) on over 150 youths from Kashmir for indulging in stone-pelting on security forces has fuelled anger in the Valley and has left people, especially women, frightened

Bipin Rawat condems stoning of army jawan in Anantnag, accuses Pakistan of thwarting development in Kashmir
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Bipin Rawat condems stoning of army jawan in Anantnag, accuses Pakistan of thwarting development in Kashmir

Indian Army Chief General Bipin Rawat reacted strongly to the death of a jawan, who was stoned to death in Jammu and Kashmir's Anantnag.

Toy guns, covert cops: Jammu and Kashmir Police plants its men among stone pelters to catch real culprits in action
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Toy guns, covert cops: Jammu and Kashmir Police plants its men among stone pelters to catch real culprits in action

The Jammu and Kashmir Police Friday adopted a fresh strategy of nabbing stone pelters by planting its men among them at historic Jama Masjid downtown to arrest the real culprits in action.

One shot dead in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama during clashes between forces and stone pelters
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One shot dead in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama during clashes between forces and stone pelters

Doctors at the SMHS Hospital said Fayaz Ahmad Wani, who was critically injured in the street clashes in Pulwama, was declared dead on arrival.

Rajnath Singh's announcement on new battalions in Jammu and Kashmir serves little purpose except political posturing
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Rajnath Singh's announcement on new battalions in Jammu and Kashmir serves little purpose except political posturing

Rajnath Singh’s announcement on forming nine new battalions in Jammu and Kashmir may be useful in elections, but will not serve much of a purpose beyond that.

I-League: Real Kashmir FC co-owner wants to make valley 'paradise for football', inspire stone-pelters to take up sport
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I-League: Real Kashmir FC co-owner wants to make valley 'paradise for football', inspire stone-pelters to take up sport

Real Kashmir FC co-owner Sandeep Chattoo said on Thursday his side is now on a mission to make the 'paradise on earth' a paradise for the beautiful game.

Indian Army officials place premium on restraint towards non-combatants during anti-militancy operations in Kashmir
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Indian Army officials place premium on restraint towards non-combatants during anti-militancy operations in Kashmir

Army officials in Kashmir say they are taking measures to sensitise soldiers about the need to avoid casualties or injuries among non-combatants.

J&K schoolbus attack: Omar Abdullah says amnesty granted to stone-pelters was to encourage 'reasonable behaviour'
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J&K schoolbus attack: Omar Abdullah says amnesty granted to stone-pelters was to encourage 'reasonable behaviour'

Concerned over the incident of stone-pelting on a school bus in Shopian, former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah on Tuesday said that the amnesty granted to stone pelters was to encourage "reasonable behaviour".

Kashmir violence: Army kids needn’t worry about cases filed against parents; security forces are never prosecuted in Valley
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Kashmir violence: Army kids needn’t worry about cases filed against parents; security forces are never prosecuted in Valley

The army children may feel offended at the fact that FIRs are filed against soldiers, but based on Government of India data on FIRs filed and actions taken, there is no justice for Kashmiris in India

Jammu and Kashmir govt to withdraw cases against 5,000 youths accused of stone pelting
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Jammu and Kashmir govt to withdraw cases against 5,000 youths accused of stone pelting

A committee set up by the Jammu and Kashmir govt has recommended the withdrawal of cases against 5,000 youths, accused of pelting stones on security forces.

Kashmir can't be rid of militancy by killing militants; more 'humane' approach needed: Mehbooba Mufti
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Kashmir can't be rid of militancy by killing militants; more 'humane' approach needed: Mehbooba Mufti

Mehbooba Mufti said militancy in Kashmir cannot be wiped out by killing militants alone, adding that a more "humane approach" was needed.

Jammu and Kashmir minister Asiea Naqash lauds Centre's appointment of Dineshwar Sharma, calls it 'step forward'
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Jammu and Kashmir minister Asiea Naqash lauds Centre's appointment of Dineshwar Sharma, calls it 'step forward'

Jammu and Kashmir minister Asiea Naqash on Tuesday termed the appointment of Centre's special representative Dineshwar Sharma as a "step forward" towards resolving the problems of Jammu and Kashmir.

Mehbooba Mufti announces amnesty for first-time stone pelters in Kashmir
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Mehbooba Mufti announces amnesty for first-time stone pelters in Kashmir

Dineshwar Sharma, who visited the Valley earlier this month, was flooded with requests from various individuals and groups for withdrawal of cases against first-timers booked by the police for stone pelting.

Jammu and Kashmir SHRC to hear appeal against state's refusal to compensate 'human shield' Farooq Ahmad Dar
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Jammu and Kashmir SHRC to hear appeal against state's refusal to compensate 'human shield' Farooq Ahmad Dar

The Jammu and Kashmir State Human Rights Commission (SHRC) will next month hear an appeal against state government's refusal to act on the commission order awarding Rs 10-lakh compensation to Farooq Ahmad Dar, who was used as a "human shield" by an army officer earlier this year.

Kashmir unrest: NIA sends notice to Srinagar's Jamia Masjid, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq's trust to probe funding
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Kashmir unrest: NIA sends notice to Srinagar's Jamia Masjid, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq's trust to probe funding

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has sent notice to Srinagar's Jamia Masjid to find out whether or not funds collected at the mosque are used to fuel the unrest in Jammu and Kashmir

Stone pelters of Kashmir: Here's a look at those behind masks
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Stone pelters of Kashmir: Here's a look at those behind masks

Many stone pelters are young men in Jammu and Kashmir find themselves fighting street battles, slinging stones at pellet gun-wielding police officers from their own communities, and even their own families.

Congress leader Saifuddin Soz says he would have kept Burhani Wani alive, held talks with separatists
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Congress leader Saifuddin Soz says he would have kept Burhani Wani alive, held talks with separatists

If veteran Congress leader Saifuddin Soz had his way, he would have held a dialogue with Hizbul Mujahideen commander Burhan Wani if he was not killed by security forces last year

Kashmir unrest: Student killed in clashes during security forces' search operation in Shopian
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Kashmir unrest: Student killed in clashes during security forces' search operation in Shopian

Security forces in Kashmir opened fire at protesters, with one of the bullets fatally injuring Adil Farooq Magrey, a Class X student.

Kashmir unrest: No talks with destructive Kashmiri separatists, says Venkaiah Naidu
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Kashmir unrest: No talks with destructive Kashmiri separatists, says Venkaiah Naidu

Venkaiah Naidu on Monday ruled out the possibility of holding talks with Kashmiri separatists, calling them "destructive and obstructive".

RSS leader Indresh Kumar believes 'western' traditions like Valentine's Day responsible for violence against women
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RSS leader Indresh Kumar believes 'western' traditions like Valentine's Day responsible for violence against women

"Western culture commercialised love and gave birth to festival of Valentine's day which is now responsible for problems like rape, illegitimate children and violence on women," RSS leader Indresh Kumar said