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CPM calls for ending ‘repression’ in Kashmir

The CPI(M) on Wednesday castigated the BJP government at the Centre for “shelving” the recommendations of the All-Party Delegation (APD) towards seeking restoration of peace and normalcy in the Kashmi

Separatists lose control, residents defy diktat


Col Dharmendra Yadav gives ‘jadoo ki jhappi (magical hug)’ to a local imam at Rainpora in Anantnag district during the Operation ‘Calm Down’ of the Army in south Kashmir. (Photo: PTI)

NC says Indo-Pak spat a nightmare for Kashmir

Jammu and Kashmir’s main Opposition National Conference (NC) said that India-Pakistan diplomatic “aggression” is proving a nightmare for the people of Kashmir.

Despite tensions, cross-LoC trade resumes

After remaining suspended for nearly two months due to the unrest in the Valley, the cross-LoC trade between Srinagar and Muzaffaabad resumed on Tuesday, officials here said.

Markets open as curfew lifted in all parts of Kashmir

Markets across Kashmir opened today and there was heavy rush of customers thronging shops as curfew was lifted from all parts of Kashmir.

One killed, 54 hurt in fresh J&K violence

A protester throws stones at government forces in Srinagar. (Photo: AP)

A 22-year-old youth was killed when the Army opened fire on a group of protesters who all-egedly hurled stones at its vehicles in Nadihal village of Jammu and Kashmir’s north-western Baramulla distric

J&K HC refuses to ban use of shotgun pellets

The Jammu and Kashmir high court has rejected the plea of the Kashmir Bar Council seeking a ban on the use of shotgun pellets for crowd control in the state.

Abdullahs: Centre turning blind eye to ground realities

Former Union minister Farooq Abdullah, and his son and former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah, alleged on Thursday that the BJP government at the Centre was turning a blind eye to the g

J&K youth ignore threats, seek police jobs

Despite the ongoing unrest in Kashmir and ignoring the threat issued by a militant outfit, thousands of its youth have opted for the job of special police officers (SPOs) in the J&K police.

National Conference: Talks must to resolve issues

The Opposition National Conference (NC) on Wednesday cautioned that “war hysteria” would further aggravate the situation in Kashmir and urged India and Pakistan to talk to each other to resolve all is

The social media is aflame with elated stories, tall stories really, about India’s retaliation for Uri by turning off the spigot of the three western rivers of the Indus basin that flow unhindered int

The nation state is often a litany of the same mechanical rituals, where the same clichés are repeated by politicians, year after year. Gandhi Jayanti is one such event.