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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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Separatist leaders put under house arrest in Srinagar


July 27th, 2012 - 1:23 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 27 (IANS) All senior separatist leaders in this Jammu and Kashmir summer capital were put under house arrest Friday to ward off a law and order problem over ... Read more...

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Maoist shot dead in Odisha


July 9th, 2012 - 12:30 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, July 9 (IANS) A member of the Maoist People's Liberation Front of India (PLFI) group was gunned down by police in Odisha Monday, a day after a ruling Biju ... Read more...

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Maoists kill BJD worker in Odisha


July 8th, 2012 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, July 8 (IANS) Suspected Maoists have killed a worker of Odisha's ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) in Sundergarh district a few hours after kidnapping him, police said Sunday.The bullet-riddled ... Read more...

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Maoist leader arrested in Jharkhand


June 9th, 2012 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, June 9 (IANS) A Maoist commander wanted in 30 criminal cases, including murder and extortion, was Saturday arrested in Jharkhand, police said.Laka Pahan, the zonal commander of People's Liberation ... Read more...

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Kashmiri youth seek demilitarisation, more dialogue


June 3rd, 2012 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 3 (IANS) Kashmiris want autonomy, better economic opportunities and removal of "overbearing presence of armed forces from their state", a gathering of Kashmiri youth, activists and separatists said ... Read more...

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Kashmiri separatists reject interlocutors’ report


May 24th, 2012 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, May 24 (IANS) Even though the interlocutors' report on Kashmir is yet to evoke reaction from the common man, separatist leaders in the state Thursday rejected it outright, labelling ... 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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Northeast extortion group with Mumbai links


April 12th, 2012 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
Itanagar, April 12 (IANS) A militant outfit Thursday threatened those involved in the illegal trade of coal, timber and stone from two Arunachal Pradesh districts. Police say it is headed ... Read more...

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Yasin Malik wants to appear in Pakistan’s Memogate probe


March 18th, 2012 - 12:44 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, March 18 (IANS) Yasin Malik, chairman of the Pro-Azadi Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF), has sought permission from the Pakistan Supreme Court to appear before the Memogate probe ... Read more...

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Shutdown on JKLF founder’s death anniversary


February 11th, 2012 - 1:47 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Feb 11 (IANS) Life across Srinagar and other parts of the Valley was affected Saturday by a shutdown called by separatists to mark the death anniversary of Jammu Kashmir ... Read more...

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JKLF members clash with police in Srinagar


February 10th, 2012 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Feb 10 (IANS) Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) activists clashed with the police here Friday after they were prevented from taking out a protest march.Dozens of JKLF protestors assembled ... Read more...

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Five Maoists surrender in Jharkhand


January 28th, 2012 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Jan 28 (IANS) Five Maoists surrendered with arms in Jharkhand's Khuti district Saturday, police said."Five Maoist guerrillas surrendered with four rifles, one country-made pistol, one revolver and five landmines ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka warns ex-Tamil rebels against revolting


January 22nd, 2012 - 3:05 am ICT by IANS
Colombo, Jan 21 (IANS) Sri Lanka has warned former Tamil Tiger rebels not to engage with any group which may be attempting to overthrow the government.The warning came after a ... Read more...

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Activists protesting 1990 killings baton-charged (Lead)


January 22nd, 2012 - 3:03 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 21 (IANS) Activists of Jammu and Kashmir's separatist People's Political Party (PPP) Saturday clashed with police and were baton charged as they tried to march towards the Gaw ... Read more...

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Police baton charge protesters in Srinagar


January 21st, 2012 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 21 (IANS) Police Saturday used batons to disperse a group of protesters in this Jammu and Kashmir summer capital.The protesters were marching towards the Gaw Kadal Bridge here ... Read more...

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Suspected Maoists slit throats of seven


January 18th, 2012 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Jan 18 (IANS) Suspected Maoists killed seven people by slitting their throats in Jharkhand's Khuti district Wednesday, police said, adding the victims' heads were also crushed with stones."Seven people ... Read more...

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14 Pakistani troopers killed in bomb attack


January 12th, 2012 - 5:24 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 12 (IANS) At least 14 Pakistani troopers were killed Wednesday night in a bomb attack.The explosion hit their two vehicles while they were patrolling the Balida area of ... Read more...

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NC, PDP mourn death of judge who got Mufti’s daughter freed


January 9th, 2012 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Jan 9 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir's two main parties Monday paid tributes to a former judge who had played a key role in negotiating the release of People's Democratic ... Read more...

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Yasin Malik arrested in Srinagar (With image)


January 6th, 2012 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 6 (IANS) Yasin Malik, chief of the Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF), was arrested here Friday after he tried to take out a march to protest ... Read more...

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Three Maoist guerrillas arrested in Jharkhand


December 28th, 2011 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Dec 28 (IANS) Three Maoist guerrillas were arrested in Jharkhand's Khuti district on Wednesday, police said.According to police, the three guerrillas belonging to the People's Liberation Front of India ... Read more...

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Assam terror outfit disbands


December 14th, 2011 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Dec 14 (IANS) Curtains have came down on one of Assam's mosty violent tribal insurgencies with a banned militant outfit formally disbanding Wednesday following the mass surrender of all ... Read more...

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Yasin Malik, legislator arrested in Srinagar during protests


December 10th, 2011 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Dec 10 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) chairman Muhammad Yasin Malik and a legislator, Engineer Rasheed, were arrested Saturday in Srinagar during protests for human rights.The JKLF ... Read more...

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Two Maoists among six killed in Jharkhand


December 8th, 2011 - 2:22 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Dec 8 (IANS) Six people, including two Maoist guerrillas, were killed in three separate incidents in Jharkhand's Gumla district, police said Thursday.Jitan Sahu, 24, axed his grandfather and grandmother ... Read more...

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Five killed as rival gangs clash


November 29th, 2011 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Nov 29 (IANS) Five people were killed in clashes between two criminal gangs in Jharkhand's Gumla district, police said Tuesday."Five people were killed in clashes between two rival criminal ... Read more...

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Four Maoists held in Jharkhand


November 9th, 2011 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Nov 9 (IANS) Four Maoist commanders were arrested in two districts of Jharkhand Wednesday, police said. The arrests come on the day Home Minister P. Chidamabram arrived here to ... Read more...

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Pakistani minister escapes bomb attack


October 15th, 2011 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 15 (IANS) A minister of Pakistan's southwestern Balochistan province escaped a bomb attack on his life, a media report said Saturday.Sardar Sanaullah Zehri, the provincial convener of the ... Read more...

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Disappointed, say Kashmiris to interlocutors’ report


October 15th, 2011 - 11:37 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Oct 15 (IANS) Meaningful autonomy, speedy development and a massive economic package...central interlocutors may have suggested all this as a balm for insurgency-hit Jammu and Kashmir, but common ... Read more...

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Yasin Malik, supporters arrested in Srinagar (Lead)


September 30th, 2011 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 30 (IANS) Muhammad Yasin Malik, chairman of the separatist Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front, was arrested along with some of his supporters in Srinagar Friday after he staged ... Read more...

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Protests in Srinagar after woman’s death


September 29th, 2011 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 29 (IANS) Protests erupted in a Srinagar locality Thursday where residents alleged a woman had died of a heart attack after police visited her house to serve a ... Read more...

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Afzal Guru’s hanging will re-kindle militancy: Yasin Malik


September 29th, 2011 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 29 (IANS) Muhammad Yasin Malik, chairman of pro-freedom Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF), Thursday warned of another extended phase of violence in the valley if local ... Read more...

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Omar fears rise in militancy if Afzal is hanged


September 28th, 2011 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 28 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Wednesday said he was worried that the hanging of parliament attack convict Afzal Guru could revive militancy in the ... Read more...

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Omar Abdullah meets visiting Pakistani Kashmir leader


September 20th, 2011 - 12:41 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 19 (IANS) For the first time since Kashmir's division in 1947, leaders of Indian and Pakistani Kashmir met here Monday.Chief Minister Omar Abdullah met Sultan Mehmood Chaudary, former ... Read more...

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Omar mocks at BJP for clemency for Bhullar


September 1st, 2011 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 1 (IANS) Responding to the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) criticism of his Twitter comments, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Thursday hit out at the party ... Read more...

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Thousands offer Eid prayers in Kashmir peacefully


August 31st, 2011 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 31 (IANS) Thousands of Muslims Wednesday offered prayers in the Kashmir Valley amid tight security on the festival of Eid-ul-Fitr which was marred by protests and clashes last ... Read more...

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