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Two killings symbolise reach of Kashmir conflict as death toll surges

19 Jul 2019

SRINAGAR/AWANTIPORA, India More than 300 people died in the Kashmir region claimed by India and Pakistan in the first half of the year, according to previously unreported data - one of the deadliest periods in the disputed territory's recent history.

Rights violations in contested Kashmir continue unchecked, U.N. report says

08 Jul 2019

SRINAGAR, India Tensions in disputed Kashmir after a deadly suicide bombing earlier this year are having a severe impact on human rights in the region, a United Nations report released on Monday said.

India curbs on highway for Hindu pilgrimage anger Kashmir residents

02 Jul 2019

SRINAGAR Curbs on civilian traffic along a highway linking disputed Kashmir to the rest of India, imposed for a Hindu pilgrimage, have angered residents of the Muslim-majority region.

India curbs on highway for Hindu pilgrimage anger Kashmir residents

02 Jul 2019

SRINAGAR, July 2 Curbs on civilian traffic along a highway linking disputed Kashmir to the rest of India, imposed for a Hindu pilgrimage, have angered residents of the Muslim-majority region.

Police arrest newspaper publisher in midnight raid in Indian Kashmir

25 Jun 2019

SRINAGAR Police arrested the publisher of one of the most widely read newspapers in Indian-controlled Kashmir in a midnight raid over a decades-old case, the police and his brother said on Tuesday, highlighting the difficulties facing media in the region.

Kashmir separatists ready for talks, Indian government says

24 Jun 2019

SRINAGAR The leader of disputed Kashmir's largest separatist group said it was ready for talks with India's government on Monday, after the state governor said he was optimistic about dialogue.

India abusing 'lawless' detention act in Kashmir - rights group

12 Jun 2019

SRINAGAR, India The Indian government is widely misusing a law allowing for detention without trial in the Indian part of the contested Kashmir region, and fuelling animosity with it, the human rights group Amnesty International said on Wednesday.

One dead, dozens hurt as Indian troops fire during Kashmir protests

29 May 2019

SRINAGAR, India Indian troops fired live rounds during protests at two places in Indian-controlled Kashmir on Wednesday, killing one person and injuring at least 50, police and an eyewitness said.

Indian forces kill leader of al Qaeda affiliate in Kashmir - police

24 May 2019

SRINAGAR Indian forces have killed the leader of an al Qaeda affiliated militant group in Kashmir, police said on Friday, triggering protests in parts of the disputed region.

Nine killed in gun battles in Indian-controlled Kashmir

16 May 2019

SRINAGAR Indian troops and separatist militants clashed in Indian-controlled Kashmir on Thursday and nine people were killed, officials said, the latest casualties in a new phase of violence in the 30-year insurgency.

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