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    Hurriyat issues new protest calendar,calls for civil curfew on January 26

    The joint resistance leadership on Saturday issued a new protest calendar, urging people to observe civil curfew on January 26.Protest Program for Right to Self-Determination: Activities Monday 16 January 
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    Businesses Remain Affected for 2nd Day

    Business and other activities continued to remain affected and very less number of vehicles were plying on roads for the second successive day today in support of the separatists' two-day strike call
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    JKLF Leader Freed, No Relief for Geelani, Shah

    Senior Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) leader Noor Mohammad Kalwal was today released after six month detention.However, there was no relief for chairman of hardline Hurriyat Conference (HC) and Democratic Freedom Party (DFP)
  • The Modi government aims to ‘resolve’ the Kashmir dispute; internally, by crushing the people’s agitation, and externally, by rejecting any negotiations with Pakistan.

    Kashmir forsaken !

    OVER 30 years ago, prime minister Indira Gandhi called off talks with Pakistan on a no-war pact because Pakistan’s representative to the UN Human Rights Commission, Agha Hilaly, had compared Indian Kashmir with Palestine.
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    Markets close on Hurriyat call

    Business was once again paralysed as shops and commercial establishments were closed and only few vehicles were plying on roads in support of the separatists' two-day strike call from today in Kashmir,
  • Among the pellet-blinded in Kashmir

    Among the pellet-blinded in Kashmir

    These are an estimated 1100 of the people hit by the pellet gun fire in Valley, a significant number of them youth, whose vision has been impaired, for many of them irreparably. Government figures say only six people have completely lost their sight
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    Want Justice, Not Compensation: Kin Of Killed

    The relatives of people who were killed in the Kashmir unrest said that they seek justice and not compensation, even as chief minister Mehbooba Mufti announced, on Monday, that each family will receive Rs 5 lakh and other compensatory measures, and t
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    Winter camps for students in Kashmir from Jan 18: Govt

    Director School Education Kashmir, Aijaz Ahmad Bhat, today said that winter camps for elementary classes of 3rd to 7th standard shall start from January 18, 2017
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    Police Asked To Set Up SITs To Probe Unrest Killings

    The Jammu and Kashmir government has ordered setting up of Special Investigating Teams (SITs) into the deaths of civilians as well as the involvement of police personnel during the five-month-long unrest in the Valley last year
  • Whatever the CRPF might say

    Whatever the CRPF might say

    Truth and reconciliation are important first steps for conflict resolution but the paramilitary forces – the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) in particular – have not covered themselves in glory by refusing to divulge details pertaining to the use
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    Oppn stages walk-out amid uproar over Summer killings

    Members of the opposition parties Wednesday staged a walk-out from the Jammu and Kashmir legislative assembly in protest against not constituting a judicial probe into 2016 killings in Kashmir.
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    'Kashmir unrest was a manifestation of rising anger against PDP’s sell-ou'

    Jammu and Kashmir National Conference on Tuesday said Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti’s stand that the 2016 agitation was “pre-planned” was not only an obfuscation of responsibility but also an attempt to distort the ground reality in Kashmir.
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    ‘Over Rs 16,000 Crore Lost To 2016 Unrest’

    Jammu and Kashmir suffered losses to the tune of over Rs 16,000 crore during the five-month long unrest in the Kashmir Valley due to complete halt of economic activity coupled with loss of property worth crores of rupees.
  • CM’s rehabilitation plan: Shouldn’t Hurriyat have done it?

    CM’s rehabilitation plan: Shouldn’t Hurriyat have done it?  

    When she rose to speak in Assembly,  J&K Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti was expected to reply to the opposition forced discussion on the last year’s unrest which claimed around 100 lives and left several hundred blinded.
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    Shah chairs Hurriyat (G) executive body’s meet

    A meeting of executive body of Hurriyat (G) chaired by its General Secretary Shabir Ahmad Shah, was convened at Sanat Nagar, which was attended by leaders or representative of the constituents.