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India, Pakistan must ‘refrain’ from altering status of Kashmir: UNGA president

India and Pakistan should “refrain” from taking steps that would alter the status of the disputed territory of Kashmir, the president of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) has said, as the two countries once again traded accusations over the Himalayan region. UNGA president Volkan Bozkir was speaking at a joint news conference with Pakistan’s […]

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Kashmir, India: Clashes breakout between civilians and forces after troops kill 3 ‘suspected militants’ in gun battle

Protests broke out in the Indian union territory of Jammu and Kashmir after three suspected armed attackers were killed in gun battle with Indian troops in Pulwama district. The gunfight erupted of soldiers launched an operation based on a tip-off about the presence of militants in Kakpora village in southern Pulwama district, Inspector General Vijay […]

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Pakistan, India agree to strictly observe ceasefire along Kashmir border

Pakistani and Indian militaries have come to an agreement to strictly observe a ceasefire at the de facto border between the two countries in the disputed region of Kashmir. The directors-general of military operations (DGMO) of the Indian and Pakistani militaries held discussions over a hotline between their offices, a joint statement said. “Both sides […]

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Foreign envoys on ‘Guided Tour’ greeted with shutdown in India’s Jammu and Kashmir

A group of foreign envoys concluded touring India’s Jammu and Kashmir region amid strong critical views globally over the decisions and the policies of the Indian government. The delegation arrived in the lake city of Srinagar on Wednesday, where they were driven to a college in central Kashmir’s Budgam district to meet with a select […]

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Indian Army neutralise 3 ‘militants’ in Kashmir, family claims they were innocent

Indian security forces killed three ‘militants’ in Kashmir’s main city, Srinagar, on Wednesday after a gun battle, but families of the dead men said they were innocent. India has been fighting an armed insurgency in Kashmir for decades and killed more than 200 militants this year, according to official data. It is, however, rare for […]

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Indian Army officer accused of staging gunfight, planting weapons on civilians

An Indian army officer and two of his associates have been accused of planting weapons on the bodies of three labourers who they killed in Kashmir to make it look as though they were armed fighters. Captain Bhoopendra Singh has been charged with murder, conspiracy and other offences, the police statement said. He is now […]

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Man puts advertisement in newspaper to SELL kidney to replay loans after lockdowns, curfews HIT business

An Indian man has given an advertisement in a newspaper to put one of his kidneys on sale to repay his debt after lockdowns one after the other hit his business. 28-year-old, Sabzar Ahmad Khan, is a car dealer from south Kashmir’s Qazigund gave an ad that had a title: “Kidney for sale”. “I want […]

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India frees Kashmiri politician Mehbooba Mufti after 14 months in detention

The former chief minister of Jammu and Kashmir, Mehbooba Mufti, has been freed from detention by the Indian government after more than a year. Ms Mufti, was detained on 5 August last year, when the Indian government stripped the region of its partial autonomy. She was put under house arrest under a controversial law that […]

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Clashes break out after three militants and a woman were killed in Srinagar

Hundreds of people clashed with security forces on Thursday in India’s Srinagar city, in Kashmir, after three rebels and a woman were killed in a gunfight. Local police and Central Reserve Police Force surrounded the Batamaloo neighbourhood of Srinagar after midnight following a tip-off that rebels were hiding in a house, triggering an exchange of […]

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Gunmen assassinate BJP leader, his father and brother in Kashmir’s Bandipora district

Three family members of a local Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader were killed in a suspected militant attack in North Kashmir’s Bandipore district. The dead include Waseem Bari, a former district chief of the BJP, his father Sheikh Bashir Ahmad and brother Sheikh Umar while they were in their shop, police said. All three died […]

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Pulwama Attack: Man bought chemicals for making bomb from Amazon

Two more accused, including a man who allegedly bought chemicals online for making improvised explosive device (IED) to be used in an attack on a convoy of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama last year, were arrested by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Friday, an official said. The terror […]

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Indian Administrative Service topper, Shah Faesal detained under draconian safety law

Shah Faesal, the 2010 Indian Administrative Service topper from Jammu and Kashmir whose detention after scrapping of special status to Jammu and Kashmir triggered outrage, has been detained under the stringent Public Safety Act (PSA) that allows detention without trial for up to three months and multiple extensions. Mr Faesal now joins a long list of […]