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RPT-INSIGHT-The transported: Kashmiri prisoners sent far from home

09 Oct 2019

* Authorities moving hundreds of Kashmiri prisoners across India

The transported - Kashmiri prisoners sent far from home

08 Oct 2019

SRINAGAR, India One is a 19-year-old construction worker charged with aiding militants against Indian troops, the other is one of Kashmir's most prominent lawyers, accused of being "an incorrigible secessionist".

More than 1,600 die in India's heaviest monsoon season for 25 years

01 Oct 2019

NEW DELHI/LUCKNOW The heaviest monsoon rains to lash India in 25 years have killed more than 1,600 people since June, government data showed on Tuesday, as authorities battled floods in two northern states and muddy waters swirled inside a major city.

Apples rot in Kashmir orchards as lockdown puts economy in tailspin

19 Sep 2019

SOPORE, India It's harvest time, but the market in the northern Kashmiri town of Sopore - usually packed with people, trucks and produce at this time of year - is empty, while in orchards across India's Jammu and Kashmir state unpicked apples rot on the branch.

Thousands detained in Indian Kashmir crackdown, official data reveals

12 Sep 2019

SRINAGAR/NEW DELHI Authorities in Indian Kashmir have arrested nearly 4,000 people since the scrapping of its special status last month, government data shows, the most clear evidence yet of the scale of one of the disputed region's biggest crackdowns.

Kashmir protesters defy restrictions, clash with security forces

23 Aug 2019

SRINAGAR, India Security forces used tear gas against stone-throwing local residents in Indian Kashmir's main city of Srinagar on Friday, after a third straight week of protests in the restive Soura district despite the imposition of tight restrictions. | Video

India increases restrictions in Kashmir ahead of separatist call for protests

23 Aug 2019

SRINAGAR, India, Aug 23 Authorities in the main city of Indian Kashmir tightened security ahead of Friday prayers after separatists called for a protest march to a U.N. office, with streets bristling with paramilitary personnel and some blocked by checkpoints.

Incarcerated Kashmir separatists urge public march over loss of autonomy

21 Aug 2019

SRINAGAR, India, Separatist leaders in Indian Kashmir have urged people to defy a ban and join a mass march after Friday prayers this week, the first such call since the federal government revoked the region's autonomy, stirring anger in the region and beyond.

Kashmir remains tense despite partial easing of restrictions

21 Aug 2019

SRINAGAR, India India further eased movement restrictions in Kashmir's main city Srinagar on Tuesday, even as large swathes of the historically-restive old quarter remained locked down to curb protests over New Delhi's move to strip the region of its autonomy.

Schools deserted in Indian Kashmir as parents fear more unrest

19 Aug 2019

SRINAGAR, India Schools reopened in Indian Kashmir's main city on Monday but most classrooms were empty as parents kept their children home, fearing unrest over the government's decision two weeks ago to revoke the region's autonomy.

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