J&K govt withdraws security cover of 18 separatists, 155 political persons including IAS officer Shah Faesal
The security review meeting, which was held here under the chairmanship of state chief secretary BVR Subrahmanyam, took the decision as it was felt that providing security to these separatist leaders is a "wastage" of scarce State resources which could be better utilised elsewhere.
Kashmiri separatists say they never asked for security, but lack of police protection now leaves them open to mischief
As a punitive action following the deadly Pulwama attack on 14 February, authorities have withdrawn the security cover of some of Kashmir's prominent separatists, including the moderate Hurriyat chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq.
Separatists call for shutdown in Kashmir on Friday to protest killing of a civilian by security forces
As the news of killings spread in Srinagar there were protests in the old part of Srinagar city. The state government shut the internet services in Srinagar, the capital, and imposed restrictions in old Srinagar to prevent any agitation against the civilian killing.
Terror funding case: Delhi HC says NIA lacks evidence to establish Pak High Commission's role, grants bail to Kashmiri businessman
A division bench of the Delhi High Court (HC) Thursday ruled that the National Investigation Agency (NIA) lacks evidence to establish the role of Pakistan High Commission in funding separatist activities in Kashmir.
Kashmiri separatists call for boycott of panchayat and municipal polls, say Centre doesn't believe in empowering people
A statement in this regard was issued after a meeting of the so-called Joint Resistance Leadership (JRL) comprising separatists Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Mohammad Yasin Malik at Geelani's residence in Hyderpora.
Article 35A case in SC: Kashmir's political parties and separatists unite, threaten mass agitation ahead of hearing
Tensions are rising in Kashmir as civil society groups & people across political spectrum threaten to launch a mass agitation ahead of Article 35A hearing.
Shujaat Bukhari shot dead in Kashmir: Editor who 'did journalism with pride' felled by spray of bullets
The Kashmir Editors Guild, a representative body of the journalists in Kashmir, strongly condemned what it termed “the dastardly attack on the senior journalist.”
Kashmir talks: Success of parleys depends on resolve of all stakeholders to bring dispute to a logical end
A section inside the Hurriyat Conference is optimistic and wants some kind of dialogue to be initiated by New Delhi with Pakistan and Kashmiris.
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
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
Authorities have imposed restrictions in parts of Srinagar city in Kashmir on Friday to prevent protests called by separatists.
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.
Restrictions continued in parts of Srinagar and some other places in the Kashmir Valley on Tuesday after separatists extended their protest shutdown.
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.
Pakistani shelling kills 5 of family in Poonch: Kashmir sees spate of border killings as ties with Islamabad hit all-time low
Poonch incident is the latest in a series of tragedies that have killed over two dozen civilians, displaced thousands and terrorised many more in Kashmir.
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.
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
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
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.
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