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CRPF concerned over Kashmir stone pelting incidents

A video showing school girls indulging in stone pelting led Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) Inspector General Ravi Deep Sahi to express concern over the incident.

PDP wants indefinite postponement of Anantnag Lok Sabha bypoll

Ruling PDP has urged the Election Commission to defer indefinitely the bypoll to the Anantnag Lok Sabha constituency against the backdrop of the volatile situation prevailing there.

 

Pakistan now sending terror ideologues to 'brainwash' Kashmiri youths
Pakistan now sending terror ideologues to 'brainwash' Kashmiri youths

Pakistan is relying more on terror ideologues and preachers than its foot soldiers to execute its anti-India plans.

Why are students resorting to stone-pelting in Jammu and Kashmir? - Watch video
Why are students resorting to stone-pelting in Jammu and Kashmir? - Watch video

J&K CM Mehbooba Mufti on Monday said PM Narendra Modi appears amenable to holding talks with stake-holders in a bid to arrest the deteriorating situation in the Valley.

Anguish of a Kashmiri father: When death of militant son brings ''relief''

He left home a month ago to join insurgents, escaping from alleged police harassment. But the death of 24-year-old Younis Ganai has come as a kind of "relief" to his father.

No rift in BJP-PDP alliance: Ram Madhav

The Bharatiya Janata Party on Monday refuted claims of any rift in the BJP-PDP alliance government in Jammu and Kashmir and said that his party will extend support to the state government.

Mehbooba Mufti holds talks with PM Modi, terrorists kill PDP Pulwama president Abdul Gani Dar in Kashmir
Mehbooba Mufti holds talks with PM Modi, terrorists kill PDP Pulwama president Abdul Gani Dar in Kashmir

People's Democratic Party (PDP) district president Pulwama Abdul Gani Dar was on Monday attacked by terrorists.

Rajnath Singh reviews Kashmir situation with top security brass

The top security brass of the country on Monday reviewed the situation in Jammu and Kashmir amid continued unrest in the Kashmir Valley.

Clashes erupted as educational institutions re-opened in Jammu and Kashmir

As colleges and universities opened on Monday after a week in the Kashmir Valley, students again clashed with security forces and resorted to stone pelting, officials said.

No differences with PDP, J&K govt working well: BJP

The PDP-BJP government in Jammu and Kashmir is "working well" and there are no differences between the coalition partners in the state, according to BJP state president Sat Sharma.

Over 300 WhatsApp groups used to mobilise stone-pelters, claims J&K police official
Over 300 WhatsApp groups used to mobilise stone-pelters, claims J&K police official

Ahead of CM Mehbooba Mufti's crucial meeting with PM Narendra Modi, it has now emerged that nearly 300 WhatsApp groups were used to mobilise stone-pelters in the Kashmir Valley to disrupt security forces’ operation at encounter sites.

Mehbooba Mufti meets PM Narendra Modi, says no talks until stone-pelting, retaliation by security forces ends in J&K
Mehbooba Mufti meets PM Narendra Modi, says no talks until stone-pelting, retaliation by security forces ends in J&K

CM Mehbooba Mufti said on Monday that a conducive atmosphere was needed for restoring order in violence-hit Jammu and Kashmir, soon after she met PM Narendra Modi over the worsening security situation in the state.

Online sale of chopper tickets for Amarnath Yatra from April 25

Online booking of tickets for the helicopter service for the annual Amarnath Yatra will begin from April 25, a top official said today.

'Failed' P Chidambaram's tweets don't bother us: BJP
'Failed' P Chidambaram's tweets don't bother us: BJP

Coming down heavily upon Congress leader P Chidambaram for his tweet regarding the People's Democratic Party (PDP)-Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) alliance, the BJP on Sunday dubbed the former as 'failed ex-home minister,' while saying that the grand old party was fishing in troubled waters by making such negative assertion.

Two militants gunned down in encounter in J&K's Budgam district
Two militants gunned down in encounter in J&K's Budgam district

Two militants, who opened fire on an army patrol, were killed by the security forces in an encounter today in the Budgam district of central Kashmir.

Cow vigilantes attack nomad family in Jammu and Kashmir; booked
Cow vigilantes attack nomad family in Jammu and Kashmir; booked

The Jammu and Kashmir Police on Saturday arrested four members of a self-styled 'gau rakshak' (cow vigilante) group in Reasi district after they attacked and injured a nomadic family of five.

Rain bring down temperatures in Uttarakhand, Jammu and Kashmir

A fresh spell of rain lashed Uttarakhand`s Haldwani region, causing a drop in temperature.

No teaching work in colleges in Kashmir for fifth day

Classes in colleges across the Kashmir Valley remained suspended for the fifth day on the trot as a precautionary measure in the wake of protests by students earlier this week against alleged high-handedness of security forces.

 

Two killed in Jammu and Kashmir landslide

The landslide hit the vehicle at Drabshalla village here.

BJP-PDP leaders meet to discuss Kashmir unrest

With the Jammu and Kashmir Government led by Mehbooba Mufti drawing sharp criticism in wake of the recent unrest in the Valley.

Colleges remain closed for 4th day in Kashmir

Classes in colleges across Kashmir remained suspended for the fourth day on Friday and authorities discontinued teaching work in higher secondary institutions for a day as a precautionary measure in the wake of students' protest against alleged highhandedness of security forces.

Everything is fair in love and war: Ram Madhav on Kashmir situation

The idea of using a Kashmiri man as a human shield against angry stonepelters in Kashmir by a young army officer was the right thing as everything is fair in love and war, BJP National General Secretary Ram Madhav said on Thursday.

Army Officer 'saved lives' by tying man to jeep in Kashmir: Ram Madhav

BJP's pointsman for Jammu and Kashmir also said the current Kashmir situation is "certainly troubling" but expressed confidence that the PDP-BJP government will handle it.

Man tied to Army jeep in J&K: Court of Inquiry instituted, report to be submitted within a month
Man tied to Army jeep in J&K: Court of Inquiry instituted, report to be submitted within a month

The Army has instituted a Court of Inquiry into the alleged incident, where a youth was tied to the front of a moving Army jeep as a shield against stone pelters in Jammu and Kashmir's Beerwah area.

Kashmir situation not completely under control: Union Minister

Union Minister Hansraj Ahir on Thursday accepted that the situation in Kashmir is "not completely under control" and assured that the Centre is making all efforts to improve the same.

SSB camp office, 45 shops gutted in massive fire in Jammu
SSB camp office, 45 shops gutted in massive fire in Jammu

People alleged sabotage and demanded a high-level inquiry into the repeated fire incidents in Bhalesa area in which they claim properties worth crores have been damaged.

Congress sets up policy-planning group on J&K

The Congress, which has been critical of both the Centre and the PDP-BJP coalition government over their handling of the Jammu and Kashmir situation, set up a policy-planning group led by former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh for the state on Wednesday.

MP adivasis, India's slingshot experts, want to take on Kashmiri stone-pelters
MP adivasis, India's slingshot experts, want to take on Kashmiri stone-pelters

The adivasis want the govt to form a 'Gofan battalion'.

CRPF jawan, who was heckled in Srinagar, reveals Kashmiri youth were shouting `Pakistan Zindabad` slogans to torture them - Watch
CRPF jawan, who was heckled in Srinagar, reveals Kashmiri youth were shouting `Pakistan Zindabad` slogans to torture them - Watch

The Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) jawan said he was not scared of stone-pelters in Kashmir but was wary of a situation which could spin out of control.

Ceasefire violation: Eight Pakistani soldiers killed by Indian Army
Ceasefire violation: Eight Pakistani soldiers killed by Indian Army

Pakistani troops had fired from automatic weapons and shelled mortars on forward posts along LoC in Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir on Monday.