Moderate Hurriyat leader Mirwaiz Umar Farooq today criticised Army Chief Bipin Rawat's statement on tough action against locals hampering counter- militancy operations, saying it showed the General's ignorance about ground realities in Kashmir. "It shows his ... Business Standard, 6 days ago
Separatists today called off the general strike on Friday in view of Mahashivratri, the Hindu festival, saying the decision was taken following requests from Kashmiri Pandit community to this effect. "The strike on Friday has been called off as our Kashmiri ...Business Standard, 2 days ago Separatists placed under house arrest, march plan foiled Rediff.com, 2 months ago
Curfew was today imposed in south Kashmirs Kulgam district and Shopian town after two civilians were killed yesterday, one in an encounter between militants and security forces and another in the protests that followed. The Valley-wide strike called by the ...Deccan Herald, 1 week ago
2016 saw the worst unrest in the Kashmir valley in 26 years.M I Jehangir reports from Srinagar. IMAGE: Protesters hurl stones at the police during a protest in Srinagar after Burhan Wani's death. All Photographs: Umar Ganie 2016 saw Mehbooba Mufti taking over as the first woman chief minister of Jammu and Kashmir and the Indian Army for the first time carrying out surgical strikes on terrorist camps in Pakistan occupied Kashmir while violent protests for months hit hard normal life and ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
The contentious issue of "West Pakistan" refugees returns to Kashmirs political centrestage intermittently, and fizzles out only after vitiating the scene. It may not, on its own, plunge the valley into turmoil but it does catalyse the movement towards such a ...catchnews.com, 1 month ago
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