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Major parties in Kashmir unite to fight for return of autonomy

15 Oct 2020

Srinagar, INDIA Kashmir’s main political parties announced a grand alliance on Thursday to seek a peaceful restoration of its autonomy after India's release of the last major Kashmiri political leader from lengthy detention.

India frees Mehbooba Mufti after more than a year in detention

14 Oct 2020

SRINAGAR, India Indian authorities released Mehbooba Mufti late on Tuesday, the last major Kashmiri leader held since August last year when the federal government withdrew the troubled region’s autonomy and arrested politicians.

India says three soldiers killed by Pakistani fire in Kashmir

01 Oct 2020

SRINAGAR, India Three Indian soldiers were killed on Thursday, the Indian army said, in what a spokesman described as unprovoked firing by Pakistani forces at the border in the disputed region of Kashmir.

Indian army indicts soldiers in killing of suspected Kashmir militants

18 Sep 2020

SRINAGAR, India The Indian army launched disciplinary proceedings against an unspecified number of soldiers following an inquiry into the killing of three suspected militants in the northern state of Kashmir, the army said on Friday.

Police try to foil Shi'ite gatherings in Kashmir amid COVID curbs

28 Aug 2020

SRINAGAR, India Police sealed off parts of Indian Kashmir's main city of Srinagar on Friday to stop Shi'ite Muslims from gathering during their mourning month of Muharram amid the coronavirus outbreak and detained at least 50 people.

Six killed in Kashmir in one of deadliest days since autonomy revoked

17 Aug 2020

SRINAGAR Four Indian security forces and two militants were killed in related incidents in Kashmir on Monday, in one of the deadliest days in the disputed Muslim-majority region since its autonomy was ended last year.

Militants kill 3 Indian policemen in Kashmir as attacks pick up

17 Aug 2020

SRINAGAR, Aug 17 Militants killed three Indian policemen in Kashmir on Monday, as attacks on security forces and village leaders escalate in the disputed Muslim-majority region.

One in five at Kashmir jail tests positive as India COVID cases soar

14 Aug 2020

SRINAGAR, India One in five prisoners at the largest jail in Indian Kashmir has tested positive for the coronavirus, authorities said on Friday, as the health ministry reported a daily nationwide rise of more than 60,000 cases for the third straight day.

Militants kill two police in Kashmir ahead of Independence Day

14 Aug 2020

SRINAGAR Militants attacked a police team in Kashmir on Friday, killing two officers and wounding one despite tight security in the disputed Muslim-majority region ahead of India's Independence Day.

Exclusive: India considers resettling Kashmiri youth who give up arms

12 Aug 2020

NEW DELHI/SRINAGAR India is considering offering young Kashmiri militants an escape from a life of violence by temporarily resettling them in more peaceful parts of the country, according to the top military commander in the Kashmir Valley.

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