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Jammu And Kashmir News

Protesters defy curfew in Kashmir, clash with security forces

At least 20 people were injured in the clashes, which erupted after Friday prayers between the protestors and security forces across the Kashmir Valley,

Kashmiri separatist leaders arrested ahead of march to Jamia Masjid

Police Friday arrested separatist leaders Syed Ali Shah Geelani and Mirwaiz Umar Farooq as they tried to march from their residences to historic Jamia Masjid in Nowhatta area of the city.

Pakistani terrorist reveals links with Hafiz Saeed, names handler in PoK to NIA
Pakistani terrorist reveals links with Hafiz Saeed, names handler in PoK to NIA

Bahadur Ali, the Pakistani terrorist who was captured alive by security forces in Kashmir, has made startling revelations before the National Investigating Agency.

Leave PoK to Pakistan and J&K to India: Husain Haqqani on how to ensure peace
Leave PoK to Pakistan and J&K to India: Husain Haqqani on how to ensure peace

Husain Haqqani, former Pakistani ambassador to the United Nations, has advocated that neither India nor Pakistan should interfere or worry about events that are taking place in the parts of Kashmir being ruled by them respectively.

Omar Abdullah rubbishes Mehbooba Mufti's claim, says ''she was aware of security encounter with Wani''
Omar Abdullah rubbishes Mehbooba Mufti's claim, says ''she was aware of security encounter with Wani''

Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti yesterday claimed that the security forces were unaware about Hizbul Mujahideen commander Burhan Wani`s hideout.

Curfew, restrictions imposed to prevent protests in Kashmir
Curfew, restrictions imposed to prevent protests in Kashmir

Fifty people including 48 civilians and two policemen have been killed since July 9.

First batch of Haj pilgrims from J&K to leave on August 10

Nearly 6,500 pilgrims from Jammu and Kashmir would perform Haj this year and the first batch would leave for Saudi Arabia on August 10, officials said on Thursday.

J&K govt to provide support for smooth functioning of schools

With schools across the Valley closed for nearly a month due to prevailing situation, Jammu and Kashmir government on Thursday assured every possible support for smooth functioning of schools and asked the institutions to play a constructive role by motivating parents and prominent citizens.

Mehbooba Mufti's Burhan Wani bombshell - WATCH what exactly she said
Mehbooba Mufti's Burhan Wani bombshell - WATCH what exactly she said

Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Thursday stoked a huge controversy!

Political parties slam CM Mufti's 'wasn't aware of Burhan's whereabouts' remarks
Political parties slam CM Mufti's 'wasn't aware of Burhan's whereabouts' remarks

The chief minister claimed that she was not aware of Burhan's whereabouts and the army and police too did not know about him.

Burhan Wani may have been spared, hints J&K CM Mehbooba Mufti
Burhan Wani may have been spared, hints J&K CM Mehbooba Mufti

"As far as I know, what I heard from the police and the army, who said they only knew that there were three militants inside the house but did not know who they were." 

Sonia expresses 'anguish', appeals for clam in Valley
Sonia expresses 'anguish', appeals for clam in Valley

Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Thursday expressed "anguish" over the loss of 47 lives in violent clashes between protesters and security forces in Kashmir and urged people to shun the path of confrontation and embrace peace.

Jammu-Srinagar National Highway opened for traffic
Jammu-Srinagar National Highway opened for traffic

The Jammu-Srinagar National Highway, which was closed due to landslides triggered by heavy rainfall, was thrown open for traffic this morning.

Hafiz Saeed leaves Pakistan fuming, claims protests in Kashmir were fuelled by LeT
Hafiz Saeed leaves Pakistan fuming, claims protests in Kashmir were fuelled by LeT

JuD chief Hafiz Saeed has claimed that a top LeT militant led the processions in Kashmir Valley following the killing of Burhan Wani in Srinagar,

Curfew continues only in 3 south Kashmir districts

Authorities on Thursday continued curfew only in three south Kashmir districts of Anantnag, Kulgam and Pulwama.

Landslides close Jammu-Srinagar highway; Amarnath Yatra suspended
Landslides close Jammu-Srinagar highway; Amarnath Yatra suspended

The strategic Jammu-Srinagar national highway was closed on Thursday due to landslides, resulting in the suspension of Amarnath Yatra.

Terrorist captured in J&K's Kupwara district is Pakistani national from Lahore: Report
Terrorist captured in J&K's Kupwara district is Pakistani national from Lahore: Report

Four militants were killed and one apprehended by security forces during an encounter in Naugam sector on Tuesday.

Three die in flash floods, house collapse in Jammu

Two minor girls and a woman were on Wednesday killed in flash floods and house collapse triggered by heavy rains in Jammu region, even as the Jammu-Srinagar national highway remained closed in Ramban district due to landslides.

Protests over 'sacrilegious act' in Jammu, case registered

People on Wednesday held a protest and blocked Jammu-Poonch Highway over an alleged act of "sacrilege" in Jammu city today as police registered a case in this regard.

Development initiatives got huge setback in J&K: Mehbooba

 Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti today said the prevailing law and order problem has dealt a "huge setback" to the efforts of her government to upgrade infrastructure in key sectors and stressed on the need for "infusing new life" in the institutions to address the developmental concerns of the public.

3,550 police, 2,309 civilians injured in stone pelting in Jammu and Kashmir

As many as 3,550 security force personnel and 2,309 civilians were injured following severe protests and stone pelting incidents in Jammu and Kashmir till July 25 this year, Rajya Sabha was told on Wednesday.

Geelani arrested for defying restrictions

 Hardline Hurriyat Conference chairman Syed Ali Shah Geelani wason Wednesday arrested by police after he tried to defy restrictions to march towards Kulgam district of south Kashmir.

Landslides force closure of Jammu-Srinagar highway

The 300-km long Jammu-Srinagar national highway, the only surface link between Kashmir and rest of the country, was on Wednesday closed for vehicular traffic due to landslides triggered by rains in Ramban district.

79 terrorists killed in Jammu and Kashmir till June 30

With 79 terrorists being killed in Jammu and Kashmir till June 30, militant groups based in Pakistan have intensified their efforts to radicalise youths, who are targeting security forces and giving it a shape of civil resistance, Rajya Sabha was told on Wednesday.

Mobile communication partially restored in Kashmir Valley
Mobile communication partially restored in Kashmir Valley

Mobile telephony services were partially restored in Kashmir Valley on Wednesday after remaining suspended for 11 days in the wake of violent protests that have left 47 people dead and around 5,500 injured.

ALARMING: Terrorist captured alive by security forces in Kashmir is a Pakistani from Lahore
ALARMING: Terrorist captured alive by security forces in Kashmir is a Pakistani from Lahore

  A terrorist, who was captured alive by security forces after a fierce gunbattle in Kashmir on Tuesday, is a Pakistani national, said reports on Wednesday.

No curfew in Srinagar, continues in south Kashmir

Curfew continued in south Kashmir districts on Wednesday while only restrictions were imposed in parts of Srinagar city and elsewhere after it was lifted on Tuesday in the tense valley.

Kashmir unrest: 7-member committee to explore alternatives to pellet guns
Kashmir unrest: 7-member committee to explore alternatives to pellet guns

The committee under the chairmanship of T V S N Prasad, Joint Secretary, Ministry of Home Affairs, will submit its report within two months.

CPI(M) Kashmir criticises DG CRPF for his comment on pellet guns

 Jammu and Kashmir unit of CPI(M) on Tuesday criticised the Director General of CRPF for his statement on use of pellet guns in the Valley, saying it amounted to "erosion of political authority" by the security apparatus in view of the directions from Union Home Ministry.

Army officer commits suicide

An Army officer allegedly committed suicide by shooting himself with his service rifle inside a camp in south Kashmir's Kulgam district, police said on Tuesday.