Deal with separatists with ''iron rod'', Congress tells J&K Govt

Stating that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-People`s Democratic Party (PDP) coalition government in Jammu and Kashmir is `soft` on separatists, the Congress party on Friday said the former should deal with separatist elements with an `iron rod`.

J&K govt not handling separatists with 'seriousness': Congress

The Congress party on Friday said that the Government of Jammu and Kashmir is not handling the issue of separatists with 'seriousness', and added that the Mufti Mohammad Sayeed-led regime should have arrested all Hurriyat leaders ahead of their march in Sopore instead of placing them under house arrest.

Restrictions in Srinagar to prevent separatist march against Sopore killings
Restrictions in Srinagar to prevent separatist march against Sopore killings

Restrictions were imposed here on Friday to prevent a protest march called by separatists against killings of former militants in north Kashmir Sopore town.

One Ukraine soldier killed, 21 hurt in clashes with separatists

Ukraine`s military on Sunday said escalating clashes between government forces and pro-Russian insurgents in the separatist east left one Ukrainian soldier dead and 21 injured.

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Restrictions in Srinagar to prevent separatist march

The authorities on Thursday imposed restrictions in parts of Srinagar to prevent a separatist march.

HC asks J&K govt to file ATR on separatists in two weeks

Jammu and Kashmir High Court on Thursday asked the state government to file a status report in two weeks about the action taken against separatist leaders Masarat Alam and Asiya Andrabi for raising anti-India slogans and waving Pakistani flags in Kashmir.

Omar Abdullah hits out at BJP over waving of Pakistani flag

National Conference leader Omar Abdullah on Friday hit out at BJP for maintaining silence over waving of Pakistani flags during a rally by separatists in Kashmir.

Govt soft on separatists in Kashmir: Opposition

Opposition on Monday accused the government in Lok Sabha of adopting "soft" stance against separatists in Kashmir and failing to check attacks on churches as well as Left wing extremism.

Pakistani security agencies to investigate activist's murder

Pakistan`s military intelligence agencies will investigate the murder of a human rights activist, shot after she hosted a talk on disappearances and killings in Baluchistan province where the army is fighting separatists, the military said on Saturday.

Govt should deport separatists to Pakistan: RSS

RSS on Thursday came down hard on separatists raising pro-Pakistan slogans, saying they should be deported to Pakistan.

Separatists don't want Kashmiri Pandits to return: J&K Deputy CM

Jammu and Kashmir's Deputy Chief Minister Nirmal Singh on Monday said that separatists in the Valley were making provocative statements to keep Kashmiri Pandits away from the region.

Separatists' activities helping Sayeed: J&K Congress

 Jammu and Kashmir Congress on Friday said that incidents like waving of Paikstani flags by separatists in Srinagar was a part of larger conspiracy that has been helping Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed to increase his acceptability in the Valley.

Jammu witnesses protests over Geelani rally

 Protests broke out in several areas in Jammu on Thursday against raising of Pakistani flags and pro-Pakistan slogans at the rally held by separatist leaders in Srinagar yesterday.

Centre, state govts leveraging separatists in J&K: VHP

 The VHP on Thursday alleged that the Central and Jammu and Kashmir governments were giving a complete leverage to separatists and demanded that the valley should be handed over to the Army.

Kashmiri separatists have no right to say where Pandits will live: Togadia

Separatists have no right to tell where Kashmiri Pandits should live in Jammu and Kashmir, VHP on Thursday said asking the Centre and state governments to come out with a time-bound plan to rehabilitate them and ensure their safety.

Separatists have no say in Kashmiri Pandits' matter, says BJP

Defending the government`s decision to create separate zones for Kashmiri Pandits in the state, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Wednesday said that separatists have no say in the matter as they were responsible for the exodus of former in the first place.

Pakistan Day dinner in Delhi: Separatists including Masarat Alam invited

India on Monday reacted sharply to Pakistan's High Commissioner to New Delhi, Abdul Basit, for inviting Kashmiri separatist leaders for a dinner to mark the Pakistan Day in Delhi.

Pak High Commissioner downplays meetings with separatists

Downplaying his meetings with Kashmiri separatists, Pakistan High Commissioner Abdul Basit today said India was not against it and expressed hope that Indo-Pak talks would continue "more seriously and more sincerely".

Masarat Alam gets invite for Pakistan National Day celebration

Kashmiri separatist leader Masarat Alam has been invited by the Pakistan High Commissioner to attend the National Day function on March 23.