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  • 16 killed as bus plunges into river in Jammu and Kashmir

    At least 16 passengers are killed and 13 more are injured when a mini bus skids off the road and into the turbulent Chenab river near Kishtwar district of Jammu and Kashmir of India, a senior police officer says.

  • End of an uneasy alliance in Jammu and Kashmir

    Power politics makes strange bedfellows. But perhaps none stranger than the coming together of India's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and People's Democratic Party (PDP) in the terrorism-hit state of Jammu and Kashmir. After a little more than three years of uneasy co-existence, the alliance is in tatters. There is no popularly elected government in the state now under the rule of the federal BJP government.

  • 4 BSF men killed on Jammu border

    Four Indian Border Security Force (BSF) personnel, including an officer, are killed and five wounded in firing by Pakistan Rangers along the International Border (IB) in Samba district of Jammu and Kashmir state, a senior BSF officer says.

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    India, Pakistan trade fire in Kashmir

    Two paramilitary soldiers are killed and eight civilians wounded on Sunday when Pakistani soldiers attacks dozens of forward posts along the highly militarized frontier in disputed Kashmir, Indian officials said.

  • Will peace get another chance in Jammu and Kashmir?

    By announcing the conditional unilateral cessation of pro-active operations by security forces against militants in Jammu and Kashmir during Ramadan, the government of Prime Minister Narendra Modi has taken a decision that is fraught with as much risk as a potential turnaround for the better. This is the first such peace initiative by the Modi government since coming to power four years ago.

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    Bomb blast kills 4 police in Indian Kashmir

    Four policemen are killed in a bomb blast set off by suspected Islamist militants in Indian Kashmir, police and reports say, marking a deadly start to the new year in the restive valley.

  • India initiated unprovoked ceasefire violation: Pakistan ISPR

    Pakistan’s Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) blames Indian forces for initiating an "unprovoked ceasefire violation" that led to an exchange of fire between the border forces of the two countries, leaving three Pakistan Army personnel killed and one injured.

  • India ‘hits back’, kills 3 Pakistan soldiers

    Indian security forces hit back at Pakistan hard killing three Pakistani soldiers across the LoC in Pakistan-occupied-Kashmir, and neutralise a wanted Jaish-e-Mohammad terrorist in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district.

  • Three militants are killed in an encounter with the security forces near the Line of Control (LoC) in Uri area of north Kashmir, police say.

    3 militants killed in encounter in Kashmir’s Uri

    Three militants are killed in an encounter with the security forces near the Line of Control (LoC) in Uri area of north Kashmir, police say.

  • India to deport Rohingyas to Myanmar

    India has said that Rohingya refugees living in Jammu and Kashmir states will be sent back to Myanmar

  • 7 Hindu pilgrims killed in Kashmir attack

    Seven Indian pilgrims, mostly women, were killed yesterday night in Jammu and Kashmir in a “terror attack”, reports NDTV.

  • 8 soldiers killed in terrorist attack in Kashmir's Pulwama

    Eight soldiers have been killed and over 20 injured in a terrorist attack on a Central Reserve Police Force convoy in Pampore in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district.

  • One of the world’s most dangerous roads

    If driving in Dhaka frustrates you, have a look at one of the most dangerous roads in the world, in Jammu, Khasmir where you two motorbikes are slowly trying to ascend a mountain.

  • India still not accountable for HR violations in Jammu and Kashmir

    If doing something usually results in punishment, but you do it with impunity, you will not be punished for the deed. Indian security forces are given impunity by the government to do-as-they-please in the violently disputed territory of Jammu and Kashmir.

  • Admit card issued for a cow in India

    A brown cow gets an admit card issued by authorities on her name to write a professional entrance examination next week in Srinagar, India

  • Kashmir floods: Srinagar residents told to move to safety

    A flood alert issues in Indian-administered Kashmir following torrential rain and a surge in the water level of the Jhelum river