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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. 

2 killed as vehicle falls into gorge

 Two persons were killed on Tuesday when a car they were travelling in skidded off a road and fell into a 170-feet deep gorge in Doda district on Tuesday.

Pakistan directly involved in proxy war in Kashmir: Lt. Gen Hooda

Lieutenant General D.S. Hooda (Northern Command Chief) on Tuesday said there is no doubt that Pakistan has been interfering in Kashmir and has a direct role in what can be termed as `proxy war` in Kashmir.

Feel sorry for using pellet guns against Kashmiri youth but have no other option: CRPF chief
Feel sorry for using pellet guns against Kashmiri youth but have no other option: CRPF chief

K Durga Prasad, Director General of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF), has said they “feel sorry” for using pellet guns in Kashmir but added that their hands were tied.

Barring Anantnag, curfew lifted from all parts of Kashmir
Barring Anantnag, curfew lifted from all parts of Kashmir

Curfew was on Tuesday lifted from all parts of Kashmir, except Anantnag town, after 17 days of unrest in the Valley.

Pakistan needles India again, seeks independent probe into Burhan Wani's 'extra-judicial' killing
Pakistan needles India again, seeks independent probe into Burhan Wani's 'extra-judicial' killing

Pakistan has demanded an independent inquiry into the "extra-judicial" killing of Hizbul Mujahideen commander Burhan Wani.

Four Pakistan-backed terrorists killed, 1 apprehended in J&K's Naugam, encounter on
Four Pakistan-backed terrorists killed, 1 apprehended in J&K's Naugam, encounter on

Four dreaded terrorists were killed and another apprehended by the security forces during an encounter in the Naugam sector near the Line of Control in Kupwara district of Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday.

Mobile, internet services restored in Jammu, restrictions continue in Kashmir Valley
Mobile, internet services restored in Jammu, restrictions continue in Kashmir Valley

Mobile and internet services were restored in Jammu region after 16 days on Tuesday, officials said.

Curfew, restrictions continue in Kashmir

Authorities continued curfew and restrictions on Tuesday in the Kashmir Valley.

Srinagar-Muzaffarabad bus service resumes

The Srinagar-Muzaffarabad bus service, also known as Karwan-e-Aman, resumed today after remaining suspended for two weeks due to the unrest in Kashmir Valley.

Dozens injured in fresh protests as police foil separatist march in Kashmir
Dozens injured in fresh protests as police foil separatist march in Kashmir

Dozens were injured in fresh protests in the Kashmir Valley on Monday as people defied curfew to march to Anantnag in a more volatile region in response to a call by separatists.

No need to hold talks with separatists: BJP

The BJP said the separatists were working for the benefit of Pakistan and against the interests and integrity of India.

India won't tolerate any insult to its Army - Must Read
India won't tolerate any insult to its Army - Must Read

During the discussion, Baig reportedly said, “The Indian Armed Forces will be driven away from Kashmir by Pakistani forces like dogs.”

Hurriyat Conference chairman Syed Ali Shah Geelani  arrested for defying restrictions
Hurriyat Conference chairman Syed Ali Shah Geelani arrested for defying restrictions

Hardline Hurriyat Conference chairman Syed Ali Shah Geelani was on Monday arrested by police after he tried to defy restrictions and march towards Anantnag district of south Kashmir.

JuD medical team to apply for Indian visa to travel to Kashmir
JuD medical team to apply for Indian visa to travel to Kashmir

A medical team belonging to the Jamaat-ud-Dawa (JuD) has applied for a visa at the Indian High Commission to visit Kashmir.

BSF trooper stabs colleague, escapes with weapon in J&K

 A Border Security Force (BSF) trooper on Sunday stabbed a colleague and escaped with the latter`s light machine gun (LMG) on the border in Jammu and Kashmir.

Protests over Burhan Wani's killing: Curfew in south Kashmir to prevent separatist called march
Protests over Burhan Wani's killing: Curfew in south Kashmir to prevent separatist called march

Authorities on Monday imposed curfew in four south Kashmir districts to prevent a separatists called protest march.

Kashmir violence: Avoid using pellet guns against protesters as far as possible, Rajnath Singh tells security forces
Kashmir violence: Avoid using pellet guns against protesters as far as possible, Rajnath Singh tells security forces

Kashmir violence has left 45 people dead in violent stone-throwing protests following July 8 killing of top pro-Pakistan rebel 'commander' Burhan Wani.

Toll in Kashmir unrest climbs to 47, curfew continues in five districts
Toll in Kashmir unrest climbs to 47, curfew continues in five districts

An uneasy calm prevailed in Kashmir where normal life was paralysed for the 16th consecutive day today even as security agencies braced for a march called by separatists tomorrow.

CM Mehbooba Mufti favours abrogation of AFSPA from parts of J&K; says if successful it can be revoked in entirety
CM Mehbooba Mufti favours abrogation of AFSPA from parts of J&K; says if successful it can be revoked in entirety

“After revoking AFSPA in few areas, we can assess the situation there. If successful we can revoke it in entirety,” CM Mufti said.

BSF constable stabs colleague, flees with LMG, over 10 magazines in Jammu

 A BSF constable today allegedly stabbed a fellow jawan and fled with a Light Machine Gun (LMG) and over 10 magazines from Akhnoor sector in Jammu and Kashmir following which security has been beefed up in key areas here.

Talk to 'voices of dissent' in Kashmir, CPI-M tells Rajnath Singh

CPI-M leader Mohammed Yousuf Tarigami urged the central government to open an "unconditional dialogue" with all the stakeholders in Jammu and Kashmir, "particularly the voices of dissent", to bring peace in the violence-ravaged state.
 

Srinagar-Muzaffarbad bus service to resume tomorrow

The Srinagar-Muzaffarabad bus service will resume tomorrow after remaining suspended for two weeks in view of the unrest in Kashmir Valley that has left 45 people dead and 3,400 others injured.

Kashmir needs political solution, Omar tells Rajnath

Jammu and Kashmir needs a political solution and not economic packages, former Omar Abdullah told Home Minister Rajnath Singh.

Home Minister Rajnath Singh chairs high-level meeting in Kashmir
Home Minister Rajnath Singh chairs high-level meeting in Kashmir

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday chaired a high-level security meeting, met delegations of political parties and is slated to visit south Kashmir's Anantnag district before returning to New Delhi.

Kashmir unrest: Policeman injured in Burhan Wani protest dies, death toll rises to 46
Kashmir unrest: Policeman injured in Burhan Wani protest dies, death toll rises to 46

A policeman, injured in the attack on a police station in Kulgam district on July 15, today succumbed at a hospital here, taking the death toll in the ongoing unrest in Kashmir to 46.

Kashmir unrest over Burhan Wani's killing: Curfew lifted from these four districts - FULL DETAILS
Kashmir unrest over Burhan Wani's killing: Curfew lifted from these four districts - FULL DETAILS

It's a major relief for the people of Jammu and Kashmir after witnessing several days of violence and protests over terrorist Burhan Wani's killing.

Rajnath begins Kashmir visit, curfew lifted in parts of Valley
Rajnath begins Kashmir visit, curfew lifted in parts of Valley

Rajnath Singh met BJP ministers in the Mehbooba Mufti government, including Deputy Chief Minister Nirmal Singh.