Jammu and Kashmir

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Jammu and Kashmir is a state in northern India, often denoted by its acronym, J&K. It is located mostly in the Himalayan mountains, and shares borders with the states of Himachal Pradesh and Punjab to the south. The Line of Control separates it from the Pakistani-administered territories of Azad Kashmir and Gilgit-Baltistan in the west and north respectively, and a Line of Actual Control separates it from the Chinese-administered territory of Aksai Chin in the east. The state has special autonomy under Article 370 of the Constitution of India.

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The National Conference Monday decided to contest all six Lok Sabha seats in the state, but has left a slim possibility of an alliance with the Congress "based..
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Military roadblocks on Kashmir's main highway are delaying ambulances carrying patients and leading to confrontations with motorists that occasionally turn..
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The incident occurred in Keri Battal forward area of Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri district.
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A soldier was killed on Monday in Pakistan firing on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri district. "A soldier was killed and four others..
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A soldier was killed on Monday in Pakistan firing on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri district. "A soldier was killed and three others..
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PARADISE CALLING: J&K govt launches ad blitz to promote state as safe place
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Mortar shelling and firing from small arms from across the LoC started in Sunderbani sector around 6.30 pm, prompting effective retaliation by the Indian Army,..
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Masood Azhar had undertaken a month-long sojourn to England to collect funds for militants operating in Jammu and Kashmir, though he got a 'very poor' response..
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Khushboo Jan, 21, is fourth soft target in past three days in restive Valley
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BEIJING (Reuters) - China said on Friday it was willing to have more discussions with all parties concerned including India on blacklisting the head of..
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Under the 2014 seat-sharing arrangement, Congress had contested two Jammu and Ladakh parliamentary seats while the National Conference had contested all the..
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According to sources, the party is looking to play up the issue of total integration of J&K in India in its Sankalp Patra
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In view of the volatile security situation in the Kashmir valley, it has been suggested that the state polls be conducted over seven phases. The task of..
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"It is high time for the people of all the regions across the state to put up a strong front against the divisive agenda of the RSS-BJP in the state. I am sure..
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The National Conference has decided not to meet the Election Commission of India (EC) delegation arriving in Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday, saying the party has..
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Thirty years on, this lively scene returned to one of the Valley’s most turbulent areas of south Kashmir, allegedly a “safe haven” of more than “200-odd..
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BJP spokesman Brig (Retd) Anil Gupta, whose party was an ally in the government headed by Mehbooba, alleged that as the CM she played divisive and communal..
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BJP spokesman Brig (Retd) Anil Gupta, whose party was an ally in the government headed by Mehbooba, alleged that as the CM she played divisive and communal..
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A National Conference leader was shot at on Thursday by suspected terrorists in Anantnag district of Jammu and Kashmir, police said. Mohammad Ismail Wani was..
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India and Pakistan agreed on Thursday to go forward with a new border crossing and route for Sikh pilgrims to visit a holy temple in Pakistan, a rare glimmer of..
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An Indian traders' body and the economic wing of an influential Hindu nationalist group called for a boycott of Chinese products on Thursday, after China foiled..
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Finance minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday said first PM Jawaharlal Nehru was the "original sinner" who favoured China over India for permanent membership into..
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China has blocked a UN Security Council proposal to blacklist the leader of a Pakistan-based militant group which India says was behind the 14 February suicide..
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China prevented a United Nations Security Council committee on Wednesday from blacklisting the head of Pakistan-based militant group Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM),..
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Masood Azhar's militant group carried out a deadly suicide attack in Indian-administered Kashmir.
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Jammu and Kashmir was placed under president's rule on December 20 and as per the law the elections to the assembly has to be held within six months.
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The incident comes five days after suspected terrorists made an abortive bid to abduct Rifleman Mohammad Yasin Bhat when they stormed his residence at Qazipora..
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By Michelle Nichols UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - China prevented a United Nations Security Council committee on Wednesday from blacklisting the head of..
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Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) president Mehbooba Mufti on Wednesday said a result-oriented dialogue with all stakeholders is the only way to make peace in Jammu..
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In the coming days, the Enforcement Directorate can attach more properties, which could again worth in crores. According to reports, ED has received information..
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It's a crucial day for India at the UNSC as US, France and UK, the three permanent members of the security council, will move their proposal to list Pulwama..
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Kashmiri political activists and intellectuals have strongly criticised Pakistan for its duplicity on Kashmir during the 40th Session of United Nations Human..
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This is the second major tragedy at the Sadhana top. Two massive avalanches had struck the area in January 2018, claiming 11 lives.
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India slammed Pakistan at the 40th Session of the United Nations Human Rights Council for its support to terrorism, raking up Kashmir and situation of minorities..
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Christian Michel also told the court that he was put in the prison with 16-17 Kashmiri separatist leaders.
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Addressing a joint press conference of various trade and business organizations at Kashmir Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KCCI) head office here, KCCI..
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A landslide blocked the strategic Jammu-Srinagar National Highway in Ramban district on Monday as the high-altitude areas experienced fresh snowfall, while the..
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India should talk to Pakistan and separatists in Kashmir to defuse tension raised by a suicide attack on an Indian paramilitary convoy that was claimed by..
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Moderate Hurriyat Conference chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq has asked the National Investigation Agency (NIA) to question him in Srinagar instead of Delhi as he..
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Callers identify themselves as senior army officials & seek critical security details.
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India should talk to Pakistan and separatists in Kashmir to defuse tension raised by a suicide attack on an Indian paramilitary convoy that was claimed by..
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However, the government decided to extend the winter vacation by a week in view of the inclement weather. The schools in Kashmir close usually for two and half..
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Sreedharan is popularly known as the "Metro Man" for changing the face of public transport in the country with his leadership of building the Konkan Railway and..
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The encounter in Pinglish area of Tral in south Kashmir's Pulwama district lasted past midnight. In the encounter, Jaish-e-Mohammed terrorist Mudasir Ahmed Khan..
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Sangeeta worked as a teacher before marrying Shishir Mall in 2013. Shishir, who was part of Gorkha Rifles, was serving in the Baramulla sector of J&K when he was..
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Congress has sewn together pacts in Tamil Nadu and Jharkhand while seat sharing, sources said, will be finalised soon in Bihar, Karnataka, Maharashtra and West..
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Excerpts of an exclusive interview post EC announcement:
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The Kashmir Editors' Guild (KEG) had claimed last month that the state government had stopped giving advertisements to two major local dailies -- Greater Kashmir..
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During the 115th meeting of the Permanent Indus Commission held in Lahore from August 29-30, 2018, both the commissioners had agreed to undertake the..
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