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Shah, Rajnath, Madav meet after BJP executive

Shah, Rajnath, Madav meet after BJP executive

BJP president Amit Shah, Home Minister Rajnath Singh and some other party leaders including Ram Madhav and Ram Lal closeted today for an hour-long meeting, where they are believed to have discussed issues related to Jammu and Kashmir among others, sources said. They met at the home minister’s residence after the BJP executive meeting here […]

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NIA probe identifies 60 students behind April 2017 protests in Jammu and Kashmir, suspects separatists’ role in fuelling crisis

NIA probe identifies 60 students behind April 2017 protests in Jammu and Kashmir, suspects separatists’ role in fuelling crisis

The National Investigation Agency and Jammu and Kashmir Police are currently investigating nearly 60 students for taking part in stone-pelting and “provoking violence” during the students’ protests in April 2017, of which nearly 35 have already been questioned.  he police and NIA also suspect that separatist leaders funded the April 2017 students’ protests, and the […]

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India’s intellectuals alien, insensitive to JK’s pestering pain: Dr Drabu

India’s intellectuals alien, insensitive to JK’s pestering pain: Dr Drabu

PUNE, SEPTEMBER 25: The apathy of Indian thinkers and policymakers in understanding the trials, tribulations and social evolutions in Jammu and Kashmir is one of the reasons for the pestering problems confronting the state, Minister of Finance Dr Haseeb Drabu said. “More than political alienation in Kashmir, it is the disengagement of Indian civil society […]

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CM directs DGP to constitute special team to probe braid-chopping incidents

CM directs DGP to constitute special team to probe braid-chopping incidents

Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti today directed Director General of Police (DGP) to constitute a Special team to identify and bring to justice the persons behind the mysterious hair chopping incidents. Dozens of braid-chopping incidents have been reported from Bhadarwah and Doda regions of the state during past few weeks. The directions of […]

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Mirwaiz urges New Delhi to follow Vajpayee formula

Mirwaiz urges New Delhi to follow Vajpayee formula

Srinagar: Moderate Kashmiri resistance leader Mirwaiz Umar Farooq Monday said he favoured unconditional dialogue with the New Delhi, but said the best chance of success would be if it followed the Vajpayee government’s doctrine of the early 2000s. Farooq, who is the Mirwaiz or the religious head of Kashmiris, noted that in the Vajpayee formula […]

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Uri encounter: security forces recover body of fourth militant

Uri encounter: security forces recover body of fourth militant

Troops of 53bn CRPF recovered the body of the fourth militant in the search operation after the Uri encounter that took place on Sunday. The body recovered of the fourth terrorist belongs to Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) outfit, according to the sources. Three militant were killed in an encounter with security personnel at Kalghe area in Jammu […]

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Evacuation plan put in place for border residents in JK

Evacuation plan put in place for border residents in JK

Jammu: An evacuation plan has been put in place to ensure safety of border inhabitants in Kathua district of Jammu and Kashmir in view of frequent border firing. The district administration has kept ready relief camps at identified locations where families would be provided safe accommodation and basic amenities. The arrangements have been made in […]

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World’s ‘heaviest’ woman Eman Ahmed passes away

World’s ‘heaviest’ woman Eman Ahmed passes away

Egyptian national Eman Ahmed, who had been undergoing treatment for weight loss, passed away in Abu Dhabi’s Burjeel hospital. According to an official spokesperson, she had shown improvement in emotional and psychological growth parameters. She passed away on Monday morning at 4.35 am due to complications from the underlying co-morbid conditions. Eman suffered from kidney […]

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Banihal attack: Third accused youth arrested

Banihal attack: Third accused youth arrested

The third youth allegedly involved in an attack on an SSB party was arrested by police late last night from Banihal area of Jammu and Kashmir, said an official. Earlier, two youth – Gazanfar Iqbal Khan and Mohammad Arif Wani – were arrested along with two rifles they had snatched from the SSB troopers during […]

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Traders hold sit-in protest in Srinagar against NIA notice to KTMF president

Traders hold sit-in protest in Srinagar against NIA notice to KTMF president

Dozens of traders on Monday staged a sit-in at Partap Park in Srinagar to protest the summoning of Kashmir Traders and Manufacturers Federation (KTMF) president Yasin Khan by the National Investigation Agency (NIA). Khan has been asked to present himself at NIA headquarter in Delhi today.