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Kashmir Unrest

Grenade Blast At A Bus Stand in Jammu; 28 Injured

At least 28 people were injured on Thursday in a grenade blast at the crowded general bus stand in the heart of Jammu.

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.

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.

Indian Authorities Stop Simranjit Singh Maan from Visiting Kashmir Valley

Former Member of Parliament, and president of Shiromani Akali Dal Amritsar (Mann) S. Simranjit Singh Mann was on Sunday (Dec. 30) disallowed to visit Kashmir.

Human Rights Body Worried Over Pattern of Excessive Force Used Against Civilians In Kashmir

Responding to the recent clashes between security forces and civilians near an encounter site in Pulwama, Kashmir, leading to the death of seven civilians, Asmita Basu, Programmes Director, Amnesty India said.

Killings of Innocent Civilians by Forces in Pulwama is a Blot on India’s Face: Sikh body

Strongly condemning the use of deadly force against peaceful protesters in Pulwama, the Dal Khalsa said the security forces deployed in Kashmir are treating the native people as their ‘enemies’.

Indian Forces Kill Civilians and Rebels in Kashmir

Seven civilians and three armed rebels were killed during a gun battle in Pulwama in Indian-administered Kashmir, officials said.

Pellet Horror In Kashmir

Indian [forces] in Jammu and Kashmir is blinding Kashmiris unabated with each passing day. The pellet horror which started in the year 2016 is still continuing with no end in sight in near future.

PUDR Condemns Killings of Policemen in Kashmir; Says the State and Militants Must Respect War Law Prohibitions

People's Union for Democratic Rights (PUDR), a human rights group, has strongly condemned the abduction and slaying of one constable and two Special Police Officers (SPOs) by unidentified militants in the Shopian district of Kashmir.

Fresh Thinking is Needed to Cut the Gordian Knot in Kashmir [Op-Ed]

The Joint Resistance Leadership (JRL) in Kashmir has shown willingness to talk provided the Government of India clarifies the parameters of talks.

Bloody Sunday: 12 Militants, 3 Indian Soldiers & 4 Civilians Killed; Hospitals Flooded With Injured Civilians

Termed as one of the bloodiest day of this year, 12 Kashmiri militants were killed in three separate gun battle with the Indian army soldiers in Draggad and Kachdora villages in Shopian district

No Plans To Scrap Article 370, Informs Indian Government In Parliament

But it seems that the BJP lead Indian government has made a sharp U-turn in this regard. The Central government on Tuesday informed the Parliament that there is no proposal to repeal Article 370

Sayed Ali Shah Geelani Step Down As Tehreek-e-Hurriyat Chief, Ashraf Sehrai To Replace Him

As per the media reports veteran leader and chairman of pro-freedom group Tehreek-e-Hurriyat Sayed Ali Shah Geelani on Monday,  resigned from his position.

PDP Govt Of Jammu & Kashmir Sacks Finance Minister For His Controversial Remarks Over Kashmir Issue

As per the media reports Jammu & Kashmir's Finance Minister Haseeb Drabu who last Friday during an event in New Delhi. stated that Kashmir shouldn't be seen as a conflict state or

AFSPA Is Both Unnecessary & Counterproductive, Need To Repeal It

The spate of civilian killings by military personnel in Kashmir continues unabated with the latest killings at Shopian leading to a mass shutdown across the valley.

No Justice Yet For Kunan Poshpora Rapes, Says Amnesty International India

On the 27th anniversary of the rapes of dozens of women in the towns of Kunan and Poshpora, Jammu and Kashmir, in 1991, allegedly by Indian army personnel,

Shopian Killings: India’s Top Court Stays Criminal Proceedings Against Indian Army Official

The Supreme Court of India (SCI) here on Monday reportedly stayed all criminal proceedings in connection with an FIR registered by the Jammu and Kashmir

NIA Evidence in Kashmiri Movement Funding Case From Websites, YouTube, WhatsApp

It was in July 2017 that the National Investigating Agency (NIA) was handed over the probe by the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) in the alleged funding of Kashmiri

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