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Gunbattle in Kashmir: Indian Army Major, Among 4 Armymen Killed; Media Says Army Killed Pulwama Mastermind

As per reports emanating from Jammu and Kashmir four Indian Army personnel, including a Major, were killed on Monday in a gun battle with militants in Pulwama district. Two militants were also killed by the Indian forces during the encounter.

Pulwama Becoming Touchstone of Patriotism Which Generates Dangerous Communal Fabric: PUDR

The aftermath of Pulwama has shown rising attacks on Kashmiris in different states, a situation which is extremely worrisome and dangerous, despite a notification advisory by the Home Ministry to all states to ensure the safety of Kashmiris.

Activist Groups Concerned over Dangerous Situation Developing In India After Pulwama Attack

A number of activists and rights groups have expressed grave concerns over the situations developing for past few days in wake of a blast attack on CRPF vehicles in Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir.

India Withdraws Security of 5 Pro-Freedom Kashmiri Leaders

It is learnt that the Jammu and Kashmir administration today issued orders to withdraw security of five pro-freedom Kashmiri leaders.

Navjot Singh Sidhu Told To Leave Kapil Sharma Show After Pulwama Attack Remarks

As per reports Punjab cabinet minister Navjot Singh Sidhu, a member of The Kapil Sharma Show, has been asked to leave the comedy show following his comments on the Pulwama terror attack. He will be replaced by Archana Puran Singh on the show.

J&K: Indian Army Major, Another Armyman Killed in IDE Blast

An Army major was killed and another armyman was injured after an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) exploded along the Line of Control (LoC) in Nowshera’s Lam area in Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday.

Loss of Human Lives Regrettable But War Mongering Is No Answer: Dal Khalsa on Pulwama Attack

Commenting on yesterday's Pulwama attack in which more than forty CRPF personnel were killed, the Dal Khalsa said the loss of human lives is always regrettable, whether it is of the security forces or that of a militant or even an ordinary person.

Indian Media Reports Suggest Modi Govt. May Backtrack on Kartarpur Corridor

In wake of yesterday's attack on a bus carrying CRPF personnel, resulting into death of 44, in Pulwama district of Kashmir the Narendra Modi led government has called an urgent meeting of the Union cabinet today.

Major Blast in Kashmir Kill 44 CRPF Men; India Blames Pak, Pakistan Rebuts Accusations

In a major attack in past three years, at least 44 Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel were killed in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama district.

Delay in SGPC Elections: Congress Backs H S Phoolka; Assembly ‘Authorites’ CM to Talk to Centre

It is usually said that for a Sikh political groups the path to state assembly passes through the corridors of the Shiromani Gurdwara Prabhdandak Committee (SGPC).

Indian ‘Justice’ Waging War on Freedom of Expression To Crush Dissent: World Sikh Parliament

The World Sikh Parliament (WSP) has issued a press release saying that the Sikh activists body took serious note of the decision of an Indian court last week to convict and sentence to life imprisonment three Sikh activists for ‘waging war against the state’.

Kartarpur Sahib Corridor: Dera Baba Nanak Checkpost to be Authorised Immigration Centre

The Indian government on Monday (Feb. 11) said its' home ministry has designated Dera Baba Nanak land checkpost in Gurdaspur as an authorised immigration point to facilitate yatris passing through the proposed Kartarpur corridor in West Punjab (Pakistan).

Pro-freedom Sikh Group Pays Tributes of Makbool Bhatt and Afzal Guru

Expressing solidarity with struggling people of Kashmir, Dal Khalsa urged representative organizations from Kashmir and Punjab to strengthen coordination among them against common oppressor (New Delhi).

Infrastructure Needs Will Push India to Reconsider China’s BRI, AIIB Report

India has taken a posture to not accept China's mega Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) for Beijing's plan to build projects under it in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir is perceived as a threat to sovereignty by New Delhi.

Refrain From Actions That Intensify Disputes: China Warns India After Modi Visits Arunachal Pradesh

China’s foreign ministry on Saturday (Feb. 9) condemned Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Arunachal Pradesh, also claimed by China, saying it “resolutely opposes” activities of Indian leaders in the region, reads a report in Hindustan Times (HT)

JNU “Sedition” Case: Police Fail to Procure Prosecution Sanction

Delhi Police failed to procure prosecution sanction against former Jawaharlal Nehru University Students’ Union president Kanhaiya Kumar and others in the 2016 JNU sedition case. Police informed the trial court that the sanction to prosecute, which is pending with the Delhi government, was expected in a few days.

After 34 Years, UP Government Sets up SIT to Probe Cases of 1984 Sikh Genocide in Kanpur

The state government on Tuesday constituted a four-member Special Investigation Team (SIT) to probe cases related to the Sikh Genocide of 1984 in Kanpur. The information in this regard was disclosed by principal secretary, Home, Arvind Kumar.

Manipur Fake Encounter: Victims and Witnesses Face Delays, Reprisals in Quest for Justice

Families of victims of alleged extra-judicial executions by security force personnel in Manipur, India are facing reprehensible delays and reprisals as they wait for justice, Amnesty India said today.

Kashmir Shuts Down to Protest Against Indian PM’s Visit

Kashmiri people reportedly observed a complete shut down on Sunday (Feb. 3) as a token of protest against Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit. The Tribune has noted in one of its news reports that "[c]losed markets and deserted roads greeted Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his arrival in Srinagar as Kashmir observed a shutdown...".

Ignoring India’s Objections, Pakistani Foreign Minister Calls Another Pro-freedom Kashmiri Leader

In a written statement issued by All Parties Hurriyat Conference, a group of pro-freedom Kashmiri organisations, it is said that on Saturday (Feb. 02) evening at 8:35 pm, Pakistan foreign minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi called on Hurriyat Conference chairman, Syed Ali Geelani on phone and discussed the current volatile situation in Jammu and Kashmir.

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