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‘Violence will not solve Kashmir issue’

Manipuri rights activist Irom Sharmila has advised the Kashmiri youths and also women to take to peaceful demonstration to press...

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Leh is on the brink of a water crisis

Leh may be on the brink of a drinking water scarcity with the Public Health Engineering (PHE) Department curtailing water...

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Villagers along border return to broken houses

The administration is yet to make any damage assessment or release grants.   Residents of the border villages in Jammu...

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Families living in fear along IB in Jammu

Though there was suspension of border shelling in Jammu, Kathua and Samba sectors on Friday, thousands of families living near...

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J&K worried as school dropout rate among girls increases

The Jammu and Kashmir Education Department is rattled by the increase in the dropout rate of girl students in the...

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Centre explores possibility to extend Ramzan ceasefire

Rajnath Singh is satisfied with the drop in stone-pelting incidents.   The Central government—in particular the Home Ministry and the...

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PMO thought separatists, not Mehbooba, would ask for Ramzan ceasefire

CM Mufti has claimed she had discussed the issue with all political parties of J&K, but the Opposition denies that....

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Students in South Kashmir eager to resume school

The ceasefire announcement has rekindled hopes among the students in South Kashmir that their schools may be resumed soon. People...

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Operation All-out may not resume till Amarnath Yatra

There is a belief that the Union government, which has asked the security forces not to launch anti-militancy operations during...

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‘Peace will come only through development’

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that development, and development alone, was the only solution to all the problems of the...

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Mehbooba Mufti’s proposal for ‘ceasefire’ red flagged by ally BJP

Amid newspaper reports that Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh will discuss a possible cease-fire of Operation All Out in Kashmir...

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J&K reviews security to protect tourists

The Jammu and Kashmir government has reviewed security arrangements of tourists going to different health resorts in North and South...

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Agencies prepare early to contain summer unrest, infiltration bids in valley

The security apparatus in the Kashmir valley recently held a detailed meeting along with the intelligence agencies to finalise the...

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Militant count surges despite operation all out in valley

Contrary to the Army’s claims that South Kashmir will be soon militant-free, as a consequence of Operation All Out started...

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South Kashmir simmers after Army lays siege to village in Shopian

Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti, also the state Home Minister, has reportedly asked the police to probe the...

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Rebellion brewing in BJP, PDP ranks in J&K

Both the Mehbooba Mufti led People’s Democratic Party and its ally Bharatiya Janata Party are facing rebellion from their ranks...

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After Bar Council clean chit, Jammu protests will intensify

The right wing activists in Jammu region have decided to intensify their protests demanding a CBI inquiry in the Kathua...

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Salman ‘secures permission’, Kashyap to face law in Kashmir

Without permission to shoot in the endangered Thajiwas glacier, Salman Khan’s film would have landed in trouble.   Jammu and...

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Minor nomad girl’s tragic end stirs hornets’ nest in Jammu

With former BJP ministers Chowdhary Lal Sinagh and Chander Prakash Ganga, who resigned recently under pressure, out on the streets...

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Woman cop in Kathua case feels ‘hurt’

DSP Shwetambari Sharma, who was the only woman police officer in the Special Investigation Team (SIT) which was set- up...

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Tulips, pleasant spring entice Bollywood back to Kashmir

With Asia’s largest tulip garden in Kashmir giving a real push to tourism here, rains and pleasant spring have brought...

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Mehbooba govt to make new law for minor’s rape

Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti, who wants a special court and fast track trial for the culprits responsible...

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‘BJP ministers’ resignations sent to CM’

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) general secretary in-charge of Jammu & Kashmir Ram Madhav told the media in Jammu that resignations...

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Congress’ connections with Hindu Ekta Manch tumble out

Kant Kumar, secretary, Hindu Ekta Manch, is a prominent Congress leader. Romi Sharma of the Youth Congress is a vocal...