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NYT on army role in Kashmir

  VOV Web Desk Srinagar: New York Times in its editorial the titled ‘Cruelty and Cowardice in Kashmir’ has said that security forces were carrying on brutal crackdown on the people of Kashmir and has cautioned New Delhi that such harsh policy will feed more militancy and will alienate people of Kashmir further. The editorial […]

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Mehbooba could not extract the promise of talks with Hurriyat

  Srinagar: Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti met Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh, but could not extract from him the promise of talks with separatists in order to restore normalcy here. Mehbooba during her meeting said that it will take few months for her government to restore order in Kashmir Valley before making the situation conducive […]

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It is war between students and police in Srinagar

  Srinagar: As the government reopened colleges and higher secondary schools with an appeal to students and parents to allow them to have a peaceful environment in the educational institutions, the police used tear-smoke shells, pepper gas and PAVA grenades to disperse students and entire Srinagar city was engulfed in traffic jam and protests. This […]

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Modi to follow Vajpayee’s policy: Mehbooba

  New Delhi: PM Modi has assured that he will follow policies laid down by former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee to resolve situation in Kashmir.said  Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti after meeting Prime Minister Narendra Modi today. “Modi ji has repeatedly said that he would follow Atal Bihari Vajpayee ji’s footsteps, whose policy […]

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Live in harmony with nomads: Gujjar tribes

SRINAGAR: Facing hardship on all fronts, the nomadic Gujjar – Bakerwal tribes have issued an appeal to Jammuties to uphold age-old traditions tolerance towards nomads and their animals. In a programme organised by Tribal Research and Cultural Foundation to discuss ‘tribal seasonal migration issue’ they said nomads are already in trouble due to tremendous pressures […]

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Modi asks CMs to take care of Kashmiri youth in their states.

New Delhi: Chief Ministers of all states have been asked to remain in touch with the Kashmiri youth in their states and take care of their interests.Prime Minister Narendra Modi   appealed during his closing remarks at the 3rd Meeting of the Governing Council of NITI Aayog. This was stated by Vice Chairman Arvind Panagariya in a […]

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Whatsapp groups used to mobilise stone-pelters:police

Srinagar: Nearly 300 Whatsapp groups were being used to mobilise stone-pelters in Kashmir to disrupt security forces’ operations at encounter sites, of which 90 percent have been shut down, a police official said on Sunday. Each of these 300 Whatsapp groups had around 250 members, the official said while explaining how determined attempts were being made to disrupt the operations […]

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Mughal road reopens today

Jammu: Mughal road, which connects Poonch with Shopian as an alternate route between Jammu region and Kashmir Valley was thrown open on Sunday for one way traffic. This one way traffic, according to Inspector General of Police, Traffic, Jagjit Kumar will continue till May 10. This has been done to ensure smooth movement of traffic […]

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Sea of People attend funeral of Militant at Chadoora.

Budgam: A sea of people was witnessed participating in the funeral prayers of slain militant Younis Maqbool Ganie who was killed in a gunfight with government forces in Hayatpora village of central Kashmir’s Budgam district yesterday. Ganie, a resident of Patrigam village located six kilometres from Chadoora area, had recently joined the militant ranks. Eyewitnesses […]

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Cow vigilante group arrested in Reasi.

Jammu: Police has arrested four members of a self-styled ‘gau rakshak’ (cow vigilante)  Jammu and Kashmir’s Reasi district after they attacked and injured a nomadic family of five including a 9-year old girl and stole all their livestock, police said here on Saturday.   “Police parties have been moved out to arrest all the members […]

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