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JKLF chief Yasin Malik arrested at protest march


September 7th, 2012 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 7 (IANS) Separatist Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) chairman Muhammad Yasin Malik was arrested along with a group of supporters in the state's summer capital Friday during ... Read more...

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Credibility of J&K; regime at lowest: Mufti


September 1st, 2012 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Sep 1 (IANS) The credibility of the Omar Abdullah led-coalition government in Jammu and Kashmir is at its lowest due to failure on all fronts and rampant corruption, PDP ... Read more...

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Omar asks separatists to abjure violence (Lead)


August 15th, 2012 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 15 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Wednesday again urged separatists to join the dialogue process for lasting peace in the state.Addressing the main Independence Day ... Read more...

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Time for AFSPA removal hasn’t come: Omar


August 15th, 2012 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 15 (IANS) The time to remove the Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) hasn't come, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah said Wednesday, as the Kashmir Valley ... Read more...

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Prime minister an overrated economist: BJP


July 6th, 2012 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party leader Yashwant Sinha Friday attacked Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, calling him an "overrated economist" and an "underrated politician".Reacting after the prime ... Read more...

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Chinks in Mirwaiz-led Hurriyat Conference?


May 7th, 2012 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, May 7 (IANS) Chinks appeared in the Mirwaiz Umer Farooq-led moderate Hurriyat group Monday a day after a statement made by another senior leader of the group.A group of ... Read more...

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When a Kashmiri teen hijacked plane with a toy pistol


March 20th, 2012 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, March 20 (IANS) Forty-three years after it happened, few remember that one of the earliest plane hijacks in the world was carried out with a toy pistol by a ... Read more...

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What if India, Pakistan freeze Kashmir issue?


February 29th, 2012 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Feb 29 (IANS) Have India and Pakistan decided to freeze the Kashmir dispute for 10 years and move ahead on improving relations with each other? A hot debate is ... Read more...

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Telangana issue to be settled soon, says Azad


October 2nd, 2011 - 12:27 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Oct 2 (IANS) The issue of a separate state for Telangana will be settled as soon as possible, senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad said here Sunday.He said ... Read more...

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Everyone wants peaceful Kashmir: Pakistani leader


September 21st, 2011 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 21 (IANS) Visiting former Pakistani Kashmir prime minister Sultan Mehmood Chaudary Wednesday said he discussed a host of issues with Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah earlier ... Read more...

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Did Pakistani Kashmir leader meet central interlocutor?


September 20th, 2011 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 20 (IANS) Visiting former Pakistani Kashmir prime minister Sultan Mehmood Chaudary Tuesday denied meeting central interlocutor Radha Kumar but a local news agency, citing sources, insisted he had ... Read more...

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Kashmir interlocutors say media reports speculative


September 3rd, 2011 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) The government's interlocutors on Jammu and Kashmir Saturday termed as speculative reports in a section of media that they were likely to recommend pre-1953 status ... Read more...

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Rights abusers will be punished: Omar Abdullah


August 15th, 2011 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 15 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Monday reiterated his resolve of zero tolerance to human rights violations and said those involved in such practices would ... Read more...

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Kashmir not a problem of mere stone pelting: Mufti Sayeed


July 30th, 2011 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 30 (IANS) The Kashmir problem is not merely a law and order situation and the democratic government in Pakistan must be seriously engaged to resolve the issue, former ... Read more...

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Include people in Kashmir issue’s resolution: PDP


July 9th, 2011 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, July 9 (IANS) Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) patron and former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed Saturday stressed that the involvement of the state's people was necessary ... Read more...

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Interlocutors to hold round table in Jammu


June 26th, 2011 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, June 26 (IANS) The interlocutors on Jammu and Kashmir will hold a round table conference here in the second week of July to elicit views on finding a solution ... Read more...

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Compromise on Kashmir will spark nationwide stir: BJP (Lead)


June 23rd, 2011 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) Terming the Kashmir issue as a "gift of the Nehru family", the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Thursday warned the Congress-led central government of a ... Read more...

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Compromise on Kashmir will spark nationwide stir: BJP


June 23rd, 2011 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) Calling the Kashmir issue a "gift of the Nehru family", the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Thursday warned the Congress-led central government of a ... Read more...

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Kashmir local polls see people in participative mood


April 18th, 2011 - 10:28 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, April 18 (IANS) Despite a boycott call by hardline separatist leader Syed Ali Geelani, Jammu and Kashmir's elections to local bodies, two rounds of which have been held so ... Read more...

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PDP holds demonstrations across Jammu region


April 9th, 2011 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, April 9 (IANS) The People's Democratic Party Saturday confined to the Jammu region its demonstrations to press for an early resolution of the Kashmir issue, and put off its ... Read more...

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Let’s ensure a peaceful summer, Omar tells civil society


April 6th, 2011 - 1:47 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, April 6 (IANS) Anxious to avoid another summer of unrest, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah has begun an ambitious plan to interact with prominent citizens and members ... Read more...

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Hold unconditional dialogue in Kashmir: Brinda Karat


March 12th, 2011 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, March 12 (IANS) Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) leader Brinda Karat Saturday said any dialogue intended to resolve the Kashmir problem must be unconditional.Speaking at a two-day women's conference ... Read more...

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Separatists not shying away from talks: Shabir Shah


February 23rd, 2011 - 11:43 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Feb 23 (IANS) Kashmiri separatists were not shying away from dialogue and steps like troop withdrawal and repeal of "draconian laws" were needed to make the negotiations more meaningful, Democratic Freedom ... Read more...

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PDP to hold strategy meet Saturday


February 17th, 2011 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Feb 17 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir's opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) will hold a meeting of its top leaders here Saturday to chalk out its strategy to give momentum to its ... Read more...

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PDP takes out ‘resolution’ rally


February 14th, 2011 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Feb 14 ( IANS) Jammu and Kashmir's main opposition Peoples Democratic Party Monday took out what it called a resolution rally here seeking an earlier solution to the more than ... Read more...

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Interlocutors send invites to Kashmir separatists


February 11th, 2011 - 12:26 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Feb 11 (IANS) The three interlocutors for Jammu and Kashmir have for the first time sent formal invitation letters to four separatist leaders, urging them to sit across the table ... Read more...

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India slams Pakistan for inaction over 26/11 attacks


January 20th, 2011 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 20 (IANS) Ahead of likely talks with his Pakistani counterpart in Thimphu next month, India's External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna Thursday dubbed Pakistan as the "epicentre of terrorism" and ... Read more...

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PDP to take Kashmir issue to national level


January 20th, 2011 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Jan 20 (IANS) The main opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is planning to take the resolution of the Kashmir issue at the national level to give the message that "the ... Read more...

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Don’t delay resolution of Kashmir issue: Mufti


January 2nd, 2011 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Jan 2 (IANS) The resolution of the Jammu and Kashmir issue cannot be put into cold storage anymore without risking the future of the region, People's Democratic Party patron Mufti Mohammad ... Read more...

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UPA has run out of ideas on Kashmir, says BJP


December 23rd, 2010 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Dec 23 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP) Thursday said the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government has run out of ideas for solving the Kashmir problem and called for full ... Read more...

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‘Ultimately, it’s Pak and India that have to have dialogue and resolve Kashmir issue’: US


December 23rd, 2010 - 1:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 23 (ANI): The United States has stressed that the Kashmir issue is a matter between India and Pakistan, as ultimately, it is the two nuclear neighbours who have to resolve ... Read more...

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Advani hits out at Omar, interlocutors


December 14th, 2010 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani Tuesday took a pot shot at Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah for his "accession" remark, ... Read more...

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MPs, civil society members to break Kashmir ice


December 3rd, 2010 - 1:09 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Dec 3 (IANS) A 10-member delegation of parliamentarians and civil society activists arrives here Friday to interact with separatists, locals, victims of the recent unrest, mainstream politicians and the youth ... Read more...

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Separatist shutdown partially affects life in Kashmir


November 24th, 2010 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Nov 24 (IANS) Life was partially affected across the Kashmir Valley due to a separatist-called shutdown Wednesday but no curfew or restrictions were imposed.Hardline separatist leader Syed Ali Geelani called for ... Read more...

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Reforming UNSC more complicated after US backing India: Pakistan


November 9th, 2010 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
By Awais Saleem Islamabad, Nov 9 (IANS) US President Barack Obama's support to India for a permanent seat in the UN Security Council has upset Pakistan which said "it will make ... Read more...

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