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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.

Restrictions imposed in three areas of Srinagar

Restrictions have been imposed in three police station areas in the old city, by district magistrate Srinagar. 

Landmine explosion injures soldier on LoC

The army plants mines in infiltration-prone areas on the LoC to prevent entry of infiltrators.

Srinagar: NIA to grill separatist leaders over LeT funding today

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Saturday reached Srinagar to question Hurriyat leaders Syed Ali Shah Geelani and three others, alleged to fuel unrest in the Valley and receiving funds from Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) chief Hafiz Saeed.

Security forces not involved in Pulwama villager's death

OGWs are unarmed locals who according to the security forces work as eyes and ears of the militants.

Arun Jaitley gives stern warning to Pakistan on ceasefire violation, says India will give adequate response
Arun Jaitley gives stern warning to Pakistan on ceasefire violation, says India will give adequate response

Defence Minister Arun Jaitley on Friday said the Indian forces will give "adequate response" to any form of ceasefire violation on the border which has been witnessing repeated shelling from across.

Week after quitting as Hizbul commander, Zakir Musa floats new militant outfit, announces support to Al-Qaeda
Week after quitting as Hizbul commander, Zakir Musa floats new militant outfit, announces support to Al-Qaeda

Zakir Musa, who quit as Hizbul Mujahideen commander after the terror outfit strongly condemned his threat to Hurriyat leaders, on Friday announced to float a new militant outfit. 

Hurriyat leaders should be exposed: BJP

Retorting to the reports of National Investigative Agency (NIA) booking Hurriyat leaders for allegedly receiving funds from Pakistani sources such as LeT`s Hafiz Saeed to foment violence in the Jammu and Kashmir region.

Strike paralyses border trade, affects normal life in Manipur

Police said that there was no report of any untoward incident during the "total shutdown", which is in protest against a bomb blast in the border town on Wednesday night.
 

Defence Minister Arun Jaitley visits LoC, praises soldiers
Defence Minister Arun Jaitley visits LoC, praises soldiers

General Officer Commanding of Baramulla-based Dagger Division, Major General RP Kalita, accompanied Defence Minister Arun Jaitley to the LoC.

 

Mirwaiz Umar Farooq placed under house arrest ahead of protests

Separatist leader Syed Ali Geelani continues to remain under house arrest inside his uptown Hyderpora residence.

Funding of Kashmiri separatists by LeT, JuD: NIA begins probe against top Hurriyat leaders
Funding of Kashmiri separatists by LeT, JuD: NIA begins probe against top Hurriyat leaders

The NIA on Friday began its preliminary probe against top Hurriyat leaders for allegedly receiving funds from Pakistan-based terror outfits like Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT), Jamaat-Ud-Dawaah (JuD) chief Hafiz Saeed and others to foment violence in J&K.

Bullet-riddled body of man found in J&K's Pulwama

The police on Friday found a bullet riddled body of a 45-year-old man who was reportedly working for both militants and security forces in south Kashmir Pulwama district.

Pakistan guns fall silent along LoC after 8 days of shelling

The guns fell silent on Thursday in Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri district after eight days of shelling and firing by Pakistani troops along the LoC from where 2,200 people had to be evacuated.

 

Centre rules out dialogue with separatists, dismisses reports of replacing Mehbooba Mufti as J&K CM
Centre rules out dialogue with separatists, dismisses reports of replacing Mehbooba Mufti as J&K CM

The central government on Thursday ruled out to hold any talks with separatist leaders in Jammu and Kashmir in near future, saying that its priority is to improve the situation in the Valley first.

Hurriyat leader Mirwaiz Farooq defends Kashmiri stone-pelters, says govt forcing students to take up stones
Hurriyat leader Mirwaiz Farooq defends Kashmiri stone-pelters, says govt forcing students to take up stones

Coming out strongly in defense of stone-pelters Kashmiri students, Hurriyat leader Mirwaiz Umar Farooq on Thursday said that it was a way adopted by them to vent their anger against the system that is inimical and hostile towards them. 

Terrorists lob grenade at Srinagar's police station

One policeman and a civilian were injured after terrorists lobbed a grenade at a police station in Srinagar's Safa Kadal are on Thursday.

 

J&K: Terrorists attack police station at Srinagar, hurl grenade; cop, civilian injured
J&K: Terrorists attack police station at Srinagar, hurl grenade; cop, civilian injured

One policeman and a civilian were injured after terrorists hurled a grenade at a police station in Srinagar's Safa Kadal area on Thursday. 

PDP leader Mohammad Shafi Dar's brother found dead at Srinagar hotel; probe underway

Mohammad Shafi Dar is the Handwara zone president of the ruling PDP.