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Kashmir

Omar Abdullah to contest from Baramulla in Jammu and Kashmir

National Conference leader and former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah will contest the Lok Sabha elections from Jammu and Kashmir’s Baramulla constituency, party chief Farooq Abdullah announced on Friday.

Admin bans prayer in Srinagar’s Jama Masjid on Jumat-ul-Vida, Shab-e-Qadr

The Jammu and Kashmir administration authorities closed the gates of Srinagar's Jama Masjid stopping the worshippers from attending...

BJP minister Jitendra Singh’s wealth doubled in 10 years: Data

Union minister Dr Jitendra Singh, who is fighting his third Lok Sabha elections on a BJP ticket from...

Interview: Kashmiri historian Hafsa Kanjwal accuses India of memoricide, repression

Human rights groups and United Nations experts have repeatedly warned against India's crackdown on the civil liberties of...

Electoral bonds: UP company gave Rs 10 crore to BJP four weeks after bagging contract for Kashmir tunnel

In December 2019, months after Kashmir had been stripped of its special status under the Constitution and statehood, Lucknow-based infrastructure firm Apco Infratech Private Limited secured a contract in the Kashmir Valley to build a tunnel, and less than four weeks after receiving the go-ahead for the project, the firm donated 10 crores to the BJP through electoral bonds.

Union govt extends ban on Yasin Malik-led JKLF for 5 years under UAPA

The Union Government on Saturday extended the ban on jailed Yasin Malik’s Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF).

Coerced cheers: Is Modi’s Srinagar rally attendance what it seems?

As per the many people that Maktoob spoke to, most of them alleged that they were either threatened or coerced into attending the rally. Meanwhile, Modi, in his speech, said and believed that he had “succeeded in winning the hearts of Kashmiri people” after seeing the crowd.
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Family of Kashmiri man deceived into joining Russian army appeal for assistance in bringing him home

"Take me back home," Azad Yousuf repeated over a video call on WhatsApp to his brother. The 31-year-old is a resident of Poshwan village of Awantipora in Kashmir’s Pulwama...

‘Refused to engage with us’: says Ladakh delegation as fourth meeting with home ministry failed

After the fourth round of talks with the union government, Leh Apex Body and Kargil Democratic Alliance stated that the meeting produced no “concrete” results. A delegation from the...
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“Process as punishment”: Press Club of India condemns arrest of Kashmiri journalist Asif Sultan

The Press Club of India and Press Association on Monday released a statement expressing their concern over the unfair incarceration of award-winning Kashmiri journalist Asif Sultan. The statement strongly condemned...

Kashmir journalist Asif Sultan rearrested hours after release from five-year imprisonment

After spending five years in jail as an undertrial prisoner under draconian charges, Kashmiri journalist Asif Sultan was released only to be rearrested on Thursday evening under the draconian UAPA, in connection with a prior case of alleged unlawful activities filed by Srinagar district police.
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Kashmiri journalist Asif Sultan walks out of jail after 2011 days in prison

Kashmiri journalist Asif Sultan was released from Ambedkar Nagar district jail in Uttar Pradesh on Tuesday, ending a five-year-long incarceration.

33 years of Kunan Poshpora; Largest recorded incident of sexual assault in South Asian history

23rd February, 2024 marks the 33rd anniversary of the mass rape and torture of Kashmir women by Indian Army in twin villages of Kunan and Poshpora in Kupwara district of Kashmir.
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Ladakh: Local herders and Chinese soldiers clash over grazing land access

Following an alleged incident where local herders threw stones at a Chinese Army patrolling unit earlier this month due to purportedly being denied access to their customary grazing lands, tensions are escalating in a remote Ladakh border region.

Kashmir’s Wular Lake, vital for nearly 10,000 fishermen families, faces dire situation due to climate change

As the weather in Kashmir is facing severe alteration with a huge deficit in snowfall in the winter season, the desiccation of Walur Lake is taking a toll on...
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Jammu and Kashmir: Two arrested for social media posts on Babri Masjid

Jammu and Kashmir Police arrested two individuals on January 22 for allegedly making comments about the demolished Babri Masjid and the construction of the Ram temple on the mosque site.

ED summons Farooq Abdullah for questioning in money laundering case

The Enforcement Directorate has summoned National Conference (NC) president and former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Farooq Abdullah on Thursday for questioning in a money laundering case.
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