A policeman maintains a strict vigil on a day Kashmir shut against government’s plan of setting up of separate colonies for retired military personnel, Kashmiri Pandits. Abid Bhat/KO

Kashmir Valley Shuts Against Sainik,Pandit Colonies

Normal life across Kashmir was thrown out of gear on Thursday due to strike called by separatists to protest against government proposal of establishing townships for Kashmiri migrant Pandits, Sainik Colony.

6 Gunmen, Soldier Killed In Sudden Surge Of Violence

Six militants and a soldier were killed in two gun battles in Kupwara and Baramulla districts of north Kashmir on Friday. Army used explosive to blast the house where the suspected militants were hiding.

'Vulgar phase of militancy has begun'

A "vulgar phase of militancy" has started in Jammu and Kashmir, ruling PDP MLC Firdous Tak said today as he voiced concern over the new "serious trend" of educated youth taking up arms and asked his party's government to pay attention to it.

'Goli se nahi Boli se' slogan is a cruel joke : Omar

National Conference Working President, Omar Abdullah in a scathing attack to the Mehbooba-led government Friday said in his speech in the assembly that ‘Goli se nahi Boli se’ slogans have become a cruel joke with the people.