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Separatists call for Kashmir 'bandh' over arrests

Separatists in Kashmir have called for a bandh on Tuesday to protest against the arrest of seven persons, including the son-in-law of Syed Ali Shah Geelani, by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) in connection with its terror funding probe.

MHA orders two inquiries into death of CRPF man in Kashmir

Two separate inquires have been ordered by the home ministry into the death of a CRPF man in Jammu and Kashmir due to alleged negligence by his superior, who reportedly did not allow the sick jawan to be taken to the nearest medical centre.

Amarnath yatra crosses 2016 mark; 2.40 lakh pay obeisance

This year, the yatra will conclude on Shravan Purnima (Raksha Bandhan) on August 7.

Hurriyat calls for shutdown in Kashmir Valley over leaders' arrest

Hurriyat leadership has called for a shutdown in the Kashmir Valley on Tuesday.

Lashkar-e-Toiba 'over-ground workers' who aided attack on Amarnath pilgrims in J&K identified, claims police
Lashkar-e-Toiba 'over-ground workers' who aided attack on Amarnath pilgrims in J&K identified, claims police

In a significant development, the Jammu and Kashmir police on Monday claimed that they have identified the "over-ground workers" of terror outfit Lashkar-e-Toiba who had provided logistical help to militants before the attack on Amarnath pilgrims.

J&K: Army personnel display Bofors gun on Kargil Day celebrations
J&K: Army personnel display Bofors gun on Kargil Day celebrations

Following Kargil Day celebrations, Indian Army personnel on Monday displayed a Bofors gun in Drass.

CRPF company commander thrashed by subordinates in Kashmir

A CRPF spokesman said an inquiry has been ordered into the entire incident including the alleged thrashing of the company commander by his subordinates.

DSP Ayub Pandith lynching: Main accused killed in encounter, 20 other arrested, informs IG Kashmir
DSP Ayub Pandith lynching: Main accused killed in encounter, 20 other arrested, informs IG Kashmir

Hizbul Mujahideen terrorist Sajid Ahmad Gilkar, who played a key role in instigating the mob to lynch DSP Ayub Pandith, was killed by security forces in Budgam district on July 12, the Jammu and Kashmir Police confirmed on Monday.

More shelling by Pak to boost LeT's 'Year of Kashmir' campaign
More shelling by Pak to boost LeT's 'Year of Kashmir' campaign

The month of July has seen greater ceasefire violations, which resulted in killings of 11 people, including nine soldiers and injuries to 16 others besides dislocation of thousands of people from the border areas of the state.

Batch of 1002 pilgrims leave for Amarnath from Jammu

A batch of 1,002 pilgrims left Jammu for the 3,888-metre-high Amarnath cave shrine of Lord Shiva in south Kashmir Himalayas on Sunday where over two lakh devotees have paid obeisance this year.

Three overground militant workers arrested in Srinagar

Police on Sunday arrested three overground workers (OWGs) of militants in summer capital Srinagar and recovered an AK-47 rifle from their possession.

J&K: Army foils infiltration, one terrorist neutralised
J&K: Army foils infiltration, one terrorist neutralised

A terrorist has been gunned down as the Indian Army on Sunday foiled an infiltration bid at Machhal Sector along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir.

1,141 pilgrims leave for Amarnath Yatra

Another batch of 1,141 pilgrims left Jammu on Sunday for the Kashmir Valley to perform the annual Amarnath Yatra, officials said.

RSS hits out at Rahul Gandhi, asks what has Congress done to resolve Kashmir issue
RSS hits out at Rahul Gandhi, asks what has Congress done to resolve Kashmir issue

Rahul Gandhi had slammed Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh and the Centre while digging out issues.

Kashmir would become Syria, Iraq if America intervenes: Mehbooba Mufti on third party intervention
Kashmir would become Syria, Iraq if America intervenes: Mehbooba Mufti on third party intervention

Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Saturday criticized National Conference (NC) president Farooq Abdullah for his remarks on Kashmir issue and said that the situation in Kashmir Valley would be same as Syria and Afghanistan if America intervenes on the matter.

J&K: Eight policemen injured by army personnel in Ganderbal, FIR lodged
J&K: Eight policemen injured by army personnel in Ganderbal, FIR lodged

At least eight policemen including an Assistant Sub-Inspector, were injured after soldiers beat them up for allegedly stopping their vehicle at a check-post in Kashmir on Friday late night.

1,180 pilgrims leave for Amarnath
1,180 pilgrims leave for Amarnath

A fresh batch of over 1,100 pilgrims left here on Saturday to perform the ongoing Amarnath Yatra, an official said.

Ceasefire violation in LoC, J&K school damaged in heavy shelling by Pakistani troops
Ceasefire violation in LoC, J&K school damaged in heavy shelling by Pakistani troops

Bearing the brunt of the heavy shelling and ceasefire violation by the Pakistani troops, a school premise was heavily damaged here.

Army jawan killed in ceasefire violation by Pakistan Army​
Army jawan killed in ceasefire violation by Pakistan Army​

According to the sources, Pakistan army violated ceasefire by resorting to unprovked firing across the LoC in Chhamb sector at 6.05 p.m.

Pakistan troops violate ceasefire along LoC

An army official said the Indian Army is retaliating to the Pakistani aggression in equal measure.

JKLF chief Muhammad Yasin Malik arrested in Srinagar
JKLF chief Muhammad Yasin Malik arrested in Srinagar

Police arrested Malik in Druggen area after the Friday prayers when Malik came out of a mosque to lead the march towards the headquarters of the UN Military Observers Group in India and Pakistan (UNMOGIP) in Sonawar area.

Restrictions in Srinagar to prevent separatist protests

Srinagar District Magistrate Farooq Ahmad Lone said restrictions under section 144 CrPc were imposed in areas falling under the jurisdiction of seven police stations -- Rainawari, Khanyar, Nowhatta, M.R.Gunj, Safa Kadal, Maisuma and Ram Munshibagh.

13 killed in cloudbursts, flash floods, landslide in J&K
13 killed in cloudbursts, flash floods, landslide in J&K

While 11 people have been rescued from the debris, many others are feared trapped and the toll is likely to rise, police said.

J&K: 85 schools shut as heavy shelling from Pakistan continues along LoC in Nowshera, Manjkote sectors
J&K: 85 schools shut as heavy shelling from Pakistan continues along LoC in Nowshera, Manjkote sectors

The authorities on Thursday closed as many as 85 schools as heavy shelling from the Pakistan side continued along the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir's in Nowshera and Manjkote sectors.

Lashkar commander Abu Dujana, two others hiding in J&K's Bandipora; massive search operation on
Lashkar commander Abu Dujana, two others hiding in J&K's Bandipora; massive search operation on

A massive search operation has been launched to flush out most wanted Lashkar-e-Toiba commander Abu Dujana and two of his top associates after they managed to escape from the hands of the security forces.

Flash flood triggered by cloudburst in J&K's Doda, six killed; several houses damaged
Flash flood triggered by cloudburst in J&K's Doda, six killed; several houses damaged

Three persons were killed and several houses and shops were damaged on Thursday in a cloudburst in the hilly Doda district of Jammu and Kashmir, police said.

JCO succumbs, civilian injured in Pakistan's shelling along LoC

An Army JCO injured in Pakistani shelling on the Line of Control died on Wednesday.

Amarnath pilgrim dies, death toll climbs to 48

A 60-year-old pilgrim from Madhya Pradesh died on his way back from the Amarnath shrine.

Stone-pelting incidents in Jammu and Kashmir dropped down in 2017: Home Ministry
Stone-pelting incidents in Jammu and Kashmir dropped down in 2017: Home Ministry

The number of stone-pelting incidents in Kashmir has dropped down to 664 in 2017 as compared to 2,808 in 2016.

Amarnath pilgrim dies, death toll in ongoing yatra climbs to 48

A 60-year-old pilgrim from Madhya Pradesh died on his way back from the Amarnath shrine, taking the death toll in the ongoing annual yatra to 48, officials said on Wednesday.