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Curfew lifted from Kashmir​'s Anantnag after 49 days, remains in force in other parts
Curfew lifted from Kashmir​'s Anantnag after 49 days, remains in force in other parts

Curfew was on Saturday lifted from south Kashmir's Anantnag town after 49 days, even as it remained in force in some other parts of the Valley, including Srinagar, to maintain law and order in view of the separatist plans to march towards the headquarters of Army at Badamibagh here.

Kashmir unrest: Mehbooba Mufti meets PM Modi, hits out at Pakistan for openly fuelling tension in Valley
Kashmir unrest: Mehbooba Mufti meets PM Modi, hits out at Pakistan for openly fuelling tension in Valley

Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti had flown to Delhi on Friday evening for talks with Prime Minister Modi. 

PDP, Centre not on same page, meet between Mehbooba Mufti and PM Modi critical: Defence expert
PDP, Centre not on same page, meet between Mehbooba Mufti and PM Modi critical: Defence expert

Former Jammu and Kashmir Director General of Police and defence expert M.M. Khajuria on Saturday said the expected meeting between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and state Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti has to be seen as critical since there is an impression that the Centre and the state government are not on the same page.

Terrorists gun down policeman in Kashmir's Pulwama district
Terrorists gun down policeman in Kashmir's Pulwama district

Separatists guerillas on Saturday killed a local policeman in Pulwama district in South Kashmir.

One policeman killed in South Kashmir

Separatists guerillas on Saturday killed a local policeman in Pulwama district in South Kashmir.

Mehbooba flies to Delhi as one more killed in Kashmir violence; toll rises to 70
Mehbooba flies to Delhi as one more killed in Kashmir violence; toll rises to 70

Government sources in Delhi and Srinagar told IANS that the meeting between Modi and Mehbooba was scheduled to take place on Saturday morning at his official 7 Race Course residence.

Mehbooba in Delhi, to meet PM Modi on Saturday
Mehbooba in Delhi, to meet PM Modi on Saturday

Government sources in Srinagar and Delhi confirmed that Mehbooba would be meeting Modi at his official 7 Race Course Road.  

Separatists leaders Geelani, Mirwaiz detained ahead of proposed protest march

Authorities on Friday scuttled plans of separatist leaders Syed Ali Shah Geelani and Mirwaiz Umar Farooq to take out a march here as both were detained just when they tried to leave their residences where they are under house arrest.

Curfew in several areas of Kashmir ahead of planned march

Normal life remained paralysed for the 49th consecutive day in Jammu and Kashmir due to curfew, restrictions, and separatist-sponsored strike.

Chilli-based PAVA shells may replace pellet guns in Jammu and Kashmir
Chilli-based PAVA shells may replace pellet guns in Jammu and Kashmir

PAVA shells are a chilli-based non-lethal munition, which temporarily incapacitates the targets and renders them immobile for several minutes.

Angry Mehbooba ends press meet with Rajnath abruptly
Angry Mehbooba ends press meet with Rajnath abruptly

Singh, who was seated next to the chief minister on the dais, was seen making gestures to pacify Mehbooba who took on a reporter when reminded about her opposition to use of force and locking up of separatists in 2010.

Fierce gunfight underway between militants and security forces in Kashmir's Kupwara
Fierce gunfight underway between militants and security forces in Kashmir's Kupwara

The latest clash with the militants comes three days after the security forces had gunned down three terrorists in the same district.

Government should act on its words on Kashmir, says Congress

Reiterating the need for a dialogue to ensure peace in Kashmir, the Congress on Thursday said the government should take action to implement what was said by Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh.

Those killed in Kashmir hadn't gone to buy milk and toffee, says Mehbooba Mufti
Those killed in Kashmir hadn't gone to buy milk and toffee, says Mehbooba Mufti

Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Thursday justified the killings by security forces in the ongoing unrest in the Kashmir Valley saying those hit by bullets or pellets had not gone to fetch milk or toffees.

Rajnath Singh assures alternative to pellet guns in Kashmir; Mufti says stone-pelting, attacking security camps won't bring peace
Rajnath Singh assures alternative to pellet guns in Kashmir; Mufti says stone-pelting, attacking security camps won't bring peace

Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday met Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti to discuss the unrest in the Valley.

Curfew, restrictions continue for 48th day in Kashmir

Authorities on Thursday continued curfew and restrictions in Kashmir for the 48th consecutive day as the separatists extended the protest shutdown till September 1.

Landslide: SMVDSB announces Rs 3 lakh ex-gratia for CRPF jawan

Governor N N Vohra, who is also the Chairman of the shrine board, has directed the CEO to arrange Rs three lakh to be paid to the family of the jawan.

Teenage girl raped in Jammu

The victim's father complained that his daughter had gone to nearby fields for grazing cattle in Parade Gharota belt here and did not return back.

Man held with heroin in Jammu

Mohmmad Taj, a resident of border district of Poonch            , was arrested with 10 grams of heroin.

Man, woman found dead in hotel room in J-K

26-year-old Sunil, a resident of Sonipat, and Panipat-resident Reena (20), were found dead in room number 201 of a hotel under suspicious circumstances

J-K govt imposes ban on bovine transportation in Samba

District Magistrate, Samba, Sheetal Nanda has ordered that no bovine animal such as cow, ox, bull, calf, buffalo be transported from Samba to other districts.

Kashmir unrest: One more killed in protests; Rajnath Singh meets political leaders
Kashmir unrest: One more killed in protests; Rajnath Singh meets political leaders

A teenager was killed and dozens were injured in scattered clashes on Wednesday as Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh met leaders of the main political parties in a bid to break the cycle of violence in the Kashmir Valley raging for over six weeks.

NC delegation meets Rajnath Singh, demands ban on pellet guns use in J&K
NC delegation meets Rajnath Singh, demands ban on pellet guns use in J&K

A six-member delegation of Opposition National Conference on Wednesday met Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh and demanded immediate ban on use of pellet guns and initiation of dialogue with all stakeholders on Kashmir.

Grenade attacks on police party in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama; 18 cops injured
Grenade attacks on police party in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama; 18 cops injured

At least 18 policemen were injured in two grenade attacks in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama on Wednesday.

CRPF trooper killed in landslide near Vaishno Devi shrine
CRPF trooper killed in landslide near Vaishno Devi shrine

Situated in the Trikuta hills of mountainous areas of Reasi district, the track to the Vaishno Devi temple is vulnerable to landslides during rainy season.

Teenager killed in firing by security forces as Rajnath Singh visits Kashmir
Teenager killed in firing by security forces as Rajnath Singh visits Kashmir

An 18-year-old boy was killed in firing by security forces in a south Kashmir village on Wednesday as Home Minister Rajnath Singh arrived here to review the situation after weeks of unrest in the valley.

Any talks on Kashmir must include Pakistan: Hurriyat Conference's Mirwaiz Umar Farooq
Any talks on Kashmir must include Pakistan: Hurriyat Conference's Mirwaiz Umar Farooq

Hurriyat Conference leader Mirwaiz Umar Farooq on Wednesday said any proposed talks on Jammu and Kashmir should involve all stakeholders including Pakistan.

Rajnath Singh in Kashmir, says those who believe in 'Kashmiriyat' are welcome for talks
Rajnath Singh in Kashmir, says those who believe in 'Kashmiriyat' are welcome for talks

At least 68 people, including 66 civilians and two policemen, have died in the violence in the valley since July 9.

BJP asks Kashmiri youths to defeat designs of separatists

Sethi said that the recent 'Tiranga Yatra', initiated on the directions of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP President Amit Shah, has not only received overwhelming response but also succeeded in bringing enthusiasm and inducing the feelings of patriotism among the people.

Exercise maximum possible restraint while dealing with mob: Army Chief to security forces

On a visit to Kashmir amid unrest, Army Chief General Dalbir Singh on Wednesday asked the forces to exercise maximum possible restraint while dealing with mobs and uphold human rights.