kashmir dispute

Delhi urged to make rule against handing militants’ bodies to kin

Delhi urged to make rule against handing militants’ bodies to kin

Government forces have urged the Delhi government to frame a policy against handing over bodies of militants killed in encounters in Jammu and Kashmir to their families in an effort to prevent people from attending their funerals, which often motivates many local youths in joining militancy, the Indian Express reported. Jammu and Kashmir Police are […]

Kashmir’s IS chief Dawood Salafi among 4 militants killed in Anantnag gunfight: Police

Kashmir’s IS chief Dawood Salafi among 4 militants killed in Anantnag gunfight: Police

Four militants, including the chief of militant outfit ‘Islamic State’ in Jammu and Kashmir, were killed in a gunfight with government forces in Srigufwara area of south Kashmir’s Anantnag district on Friday, police said. The slain, according to an official, were identified as ISJK chief Dawood Salafi alias Burhan from HMT Srinagar, Majid Manzoor Dar […]

Hartal tomorrow against killing of Bukhari, civilians:JRL

Hartal tomorrow against killing of Bukhari, civilians:JRL

Joint Resistance Leadership (JRL) has called for a complete strike tomorrow in Kashmir against killing of senior journalist Shujaat Bukhari and the continuous civilian deaths in the Valley. In a statement, JRL said the civilian killings in the valley have witnessed a sudden spike since Eid as three young boys have been “brutally gunned down […]

Shujaat Bukhari killing: WAN-IFRA petitions Modi, seeks investigation

Shujaat Bukhari killing: WAN-IFRA petitions Modi, seeks investigation

Two major world bodies of editors and publishers have written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi conveying their “grave concern” over Shujaat Bukhari’s assassination and sought investigations in the case, reports said. World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) and the World Editors Forum are major media associations. WAN-IFRA represents 18,000 publications, 15,000 online sites […]

39 killings, 61 incidents of violence took place during Ramazan cease-ops

As the Government of India called off cease-ops in the Valley and asked its forces to resume operations against militants, however, despite the cessation of offensives, the month of Ramazan saw 39 killings and nearly 61 incidents of militant-initiated action in Kashmir. Those killed included 24 militants, nine security men and six civilians. Since May […]

Pak has gained some ground in #Kashmir, admits MoS Home Affairs

Pak has gained some ground in #Kashmir, admits MoS Home Affairs

In a candid admission, Minister of State (MoS) Home Affairs Hansraj Ahir said on Sunday that Pakistan has achieved some success in fomenting unrest in Kashmir over the last three years, adding that India nevertheless “had responded in equal measure” to the cross-border infiltration backed by Islamabad. “Terror-related incidents in Kashmir have reduced significantly over […]

#Kashmir: Soura youth injured in forces’ action battling for life

#Kashmir: Soura youth injured in forces’ action battling for life

A 24-year-old youth was critically injured during clashes with the government forces in Soura area of Srinagar last evening, reports said. GNS news agency reported that police and paramilitary forces fired teargas and pellets to disperse protesters in Soura last evening. It said that two youth were injured in the forces’ action with one of […]

#Kashmir: Forces to resume ops against militants as GOI ends Ramazan ceasefire

#Kashmir: Forces to resume ops against militants as GOI ends Ramazan ceasefire

Two days after Home Minister Rajnath Singh met Prime Minister Narendra Modi regarding the situation in Jammu and Kashmir and to review the suspension of anti-militancy operations during the month of Ramazan that ended with Eid, Singh announced on Twitter today that there won’t be an extension to ceasefire. “The operations against the terrorists will resume. […]

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