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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.

J&K: chief secy reviews Amarnath yatra arrangements

The meeting, among others, was attended by Director General of Police S P Vaid, Chief Executive Officer, Shri Amarnathji Shrine Board, Umang Narula and other civil and police officers, an official spokesman said.

J&K policeman flees with four rifles

Constable Syed Naveed Mushtaq, posted at a godown of the Food Corporation of India (FCI) in Chandpora area, fled and took along with him his own INSAS rifle as also of three other policemen deployed there, a police official said.

Two jawans martyred as Army foils infiltration bid in J&K's Naugam, two terrorists killed
Two jawans martyred as Army foils infiltration bid in J&K's Naugam, two terrorists killed

The fatalities occurred when the jawans engaged a group of infiltrators near the LoC in Naugam sector, media reports said.

NIA quizzes separatist leaders after associate 'confesses' to receiving Pak, LeT funds for Kashmir unrest
NIA quizzes separatist leaders after associate 'confesses' to receiving Pak, LeT funds for Kashmir unrest

The sleuths from the NIA quizzed Hurriyat leaders for alleged “subversive acts in Kashmir with funds from Pakistan-based LeT terror group,” PTI reported.

Hurriyat suspends Naeem Khan after he confesses taking money from Pakistan, LeT for Kashmir unrest; NIA probe begins
Hurriyat suspends Naeem Khan after he confesses taking money from Pakistan, LeT for Kashmir unrest; NIA probe begins

The Hurriyat leader called an emergency meeting after a media group expose showed one of its leader Naeem Khan admitting to receiving funding from Pakistan to create unrest in the Kashmir Valley.

Will strive to eradicate militancy: IGP Kashmir Zone

Munir Ahmad Khan on Saturday said that every possible effort would be taken to eradicate militancy, adding that the youth of the state would be guided towards a positive direction.

Separatists should come clean on the sting operation: MLA Abdul Rashid
Separatists should come clean on the sting operation: MLA Abdul Rashid

The separatists should take a moral high ground and come out clean on the sting operation by a Delhi-based television channel which showed them allegedly being involved in subversive activities in Jammu and Kashmir, Independent MLA Sheikh Abdul Rashid said on Saturday.

Group of terrorists intercepted near LoC in J&K's Handwara

A group of terrorists were intercepted near Line of control (LoC) in Handwara sector of Jammu and Kashmir's Kupwara district on Saturday.

CRPF troops take special training to tackle stone-pelters in Jammu and Kashmir

A Special Pre-Induction Training is going on in Jammu and Kashmir`s Nagrota and Hiranagar to handle the unlawful gathering.