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J&K: Suspected militants hurl grenade at CRPF, SOG camp at Shopian; civilian injured

At least one civilian was injured when suspected militants lobbed grenades on CRPF and SOG camp in Shopian in Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday evening, news agency PTI reported. 

UN denies its observers attacked by Indians in Kashmir

The UN has denied that its observers in Kashmir came under attack from Indian Army in Kashmir, refuting the Pakistani allegations.

High operational military readiness being maintained by India along Line of Control
High operational military readiness being maintained by India along Line of Control

Pakistani fighter jets flew near the Siachen Glacier on Wednesday, according to a Pakistani media report.

J&K: Terrorists shot PDP worker Abdul Qayoom at Srinagar's Barzulla
J&K: Terrorists shot PDP worker Abdul Qayoom at Srinagar's Barzulla

Jammu and Kashmir People's Democratic Party (JKPDP or PDP) worker Abdul Qayoom was allegedly shot at by suspected terrorists at Jammu and Kashmir's Srinagar on Wednesday night.

Army free to take decisions in Jammu and Kashmir: Arun Jaitley
Army free to take decisions in Jammu and Kashmir: Arun Jaitley

 Army officers are free to take decisions in a "war-like" zone, Defence Minister Arun Jaitley said on Wednesday referring to the situation in Jammu and Kashmir.

J&K CM Mehbooba Mufti discusses law and order, LoC shelling with Governor
J&K CM Mehbooba Mufti discusses law and order, LoC shelling with Governor

Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti met Governor N N Vohra here on Wednesday and discussed law and order, shelling along the Line of Control (LoC), infiltration attempts by militants and other issues.

Fearing stone pelters, J&K govt seeks 27,000 security personnel for safety of Amarnath pilgrims
Fearing stone pelters, J&K govt seeks 27,000 security personnel for safety of Amarnath pilgrims

The Jammu and Kashmir government has demanded around 27,000 security personnel to ensure safety of the pilgrims going to visit the Amarnath holy shrine dedicated to Lord Shiva.

Operation called off in Pulwama as militants manage to flee

Overnight counter-insurgency operation called off today as the militants managed to escape from the security forces' cordon.

National Conference woman legislator, activists protest award to army major

Led by NC legislator Shameema Firdous, women activists started a protest march from the party headquarters in Srinagar.

Congress asks Centre to hold talks with Pakistan, resolve issue with Kashmiri stone-pelters
Congress asks Centre to hold talks with Pakistan, resolve issue with Kashmiri stone-pelters

Following the Indian Army's attack on Pakistani posts as part of counter-insurgency operations to stop militants from crossing into India, Congress leader Manishankar Aiyar asserted that New Delhi should hold talks soon with Islamabad and with Srinagar to resolve issues soon.

Separatist Syed Ali Shah Geelani slams Centre over glorification of Major who tied stone-pelter to army jeep in J&K
Separatist Syed Ali Shah Geelani slams Centre over glorification of Major who tied stone-pelter to army jeep in J&K

Kashmiri separatist leader and chief of Hurriyat Conference Syed Ali Shah Geelani on Tuesday strongly came down on the Narendra Modi-led government at the Centre over the glorification of Major Leetul Gogoi, who tied a man to a jeep in Kashmir purportedly as a 'human shield' against stone-pelters.

J&K: Encounter breaks out in Pulwama, several terrorists believed to be hiding
J&K: Encounter breaks out in Pulwama, several terrorists believed to be hiding

A gunbattle broke out between security forces and militants in Hakripora area of Pulwama district in south Kashmir on Tuesday, according to media reports.

Why Kashmiris are so angry over army chief's commendation for Major Gogoi
Why Kashmiris are so angry over army chief's commendation for Major Gogoi

The Indian Army chief's commendation for an officer accused of using a local as a human shield belies the hope that justice would be done to victims of human rights abuses in Kashmir, many Kashmiris say.

Stone pelters, militants biggest threat to Amarnath pilgrimage: Officials

Stone pelting mobs and militants pose equal threat to the annual Amarnath pilgrimage that begins June 29, a senior official said on Tuesday.

Four narcotic smugglers held in Kashmir

Four alleged narcotic smugglers have been arrested in separate incidents from parts of Jammu and Samba districts, police said today, adding various types of drugs were seized from their possession.

Pakistan dismisses India's claim of action on Pak posts along LoC, says "don't brag"
Pakistan dismisses India's claim of action on Pak posts along LoC, says "don't brag"

The Indian Army's action against the Pakistan to destroy the terrorists' bunkers across the border in Nowshera sector in Kashmir has led to reactions pouring in from across the border. 

J&K: Clashes between students, security forces in Pulwama

Clashed broke out between the students and security forces in Jammu and Kahmir`s Pulwama district on Tuesday against the alleged arrest of their schoolmates.

NIA grills Kashmir separatist leaders over Pakistani funding
NIA grills Kashmir separatist leaders over Pakistani funding

NIA questioned for the third consecutive day on Monday several separatist leaders in Jammu and Kashmir.

Who is Major Leetul Gogoi and why he is in news?
Who is Major Leetul Gogoi and why he is in news?

The incident took place in Budgam area of Kashmir. The decision had helped save lives.

Brave Major Leetul Gogoi, who tied Kashmir 'stone-pelter' to jeep, gets award from Indian Army Chief
Brave Major Leetul Gogoi, who tied Kashmir 'stone-pelter' to jeep, gets award from Indian Army Chief

Gogoi shot to fame in social media after he tied a stone-pelter to a jeep in order to thwart violent protesters from targeting a security convoy.  

Kashmir policeman who decamped with service rifles joins Hizbul
Kashmir policeman who decamped with service rifles joins Hizbul

A police constable decamped with four service rifles from Jammu and Kashmir's Budgam district.

Pakistan-occupied Kashmir anthem played before cricket match in J&K's Pulwama – Video goes viral
Pakistan-occupied Kashmir anthem played before cricket match in J&K's Pulwama – Video goes viral

The national anthem of Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) was played during a local cricket match in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district on Saturday.

NIA resumes questioning of separatist leaders in Pak funding case
NIA resumes questioning of separatist leaders in Pak funding case

The sleuths from the National Investigation Agency (NIA) further questioned separatist leaders Farooq Ahmed Dar alias Bitta Karate and Gazi Javed Baba in the case, ANI reported

No engagement with Hurriyat for now; talks and terror can't go hand-in-hand: Union minister Jitendra Singh
No engagement with Hurriyat for now; talks and terror can't go hand-in-hand: Union minister Jitendra Singh

Singh also refused to accept the argument that Hurriyat is an 'important' stakeholder in resolving the Kashmir issue.

Did govt drop hint on second surgical strike? Says it will be 'decisive'
Did govt drop hint on second surgical strike? Says it will be 'decisive'

"This chapter of disturbance in Kashmir will come to an end very soon," Singh added. 

Nowgam operation: Three Indian soldiers martyred, four terrorists killed
Nowgam operation: Three Indian soldiers martyred, four terrorists killed

A total of four terrorists were killed and three Indian soldiers were martyred in Nowgam operation, as per reports on Sunday.

Pakistan trying to destabilise India, govt will find permanent solution to Kashmir issue: Rajnath Singh
Pakistan trying to destabilise India, govt will find permanent solution to Kashmir issue: Rajnath Singh

Home Minister Rajnath Singh said on Sunday that the NDA government would find a permanent solution to the Kashmir issue.

Kashmir problem is centered around just three Valley districts: Amit Shah
Kashmir problem is centered around just three Valley districts: Amit Shah

Amit Shah on Sunday said the problem in Jammu and Kashmir was not widespread.

Jammu and Kashmir: Restrictions in Srinagar to prevent rally called by separatists
Jammu and Kashmir: Restrictions in Srinagar to prevent rally called by separatists

Authorities on Sunday imposed restrictions in old city areas of Srinagar to prevent a rally called by separatists.

Police arrests two 'chronic' stone-pelters in Kashmir

The arrested youth included a college student, the police said, adding a mask and a "green and white flag", an apparent refence to the Pakistani flag, were recovered from them.