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Police try to foil Shi'ite gatherings in Indian Kashmir amid COVID curbs

28 Aug 2020

SRINAGAR, India Police sealed off parts of Indian Kashmir's main city of Srinagar on Friday to stop Shi'ite Muslims from gathering during their mourning month of Muharram amid the coronavirus outbreak and detained at least 50 people.

Six killed in Kashmir in one of deadliest days since autonomy revoked

17 Aug 2020

SRINAGAR Four Indian security forces and two militants were killed in related incidents in Kashmir on Monday, in one of the deadliest days in the disputed Muslim-majority region since its autonomy was ended last year.

Militants kill 3 Indian policemen in Kashmir as attacks pick up

17 Aug 2020

SRINAGAR, Aug 17 Militants killed three Indian policemen in Kashmir on Monday, as attacks on security forces and village leaders escalate in the disputed Muslim-majority region.

Militants kill two police in Kashmir ahead of India's Independence Day

14 Aug 2020

SRINAGAR Militants attacked a police team in Kashmir on Friday, killing two officers and wounding one despite tight security in the disputed Muslim-majority region ahead of India's Independence Day.

One in five at Kashmir jail tests positive as India COVID cases soar

14 Aug 2020

SRINAGAR, India One in five prisoners at the largest jail in Indian Kashmir has tested positive for the coronavirus, authorities said on Friday, as the health ministry reported a daily nationwide rise of more than 60,000 cases for the third straight day.

Exclusive: India considers resettling Kashmiri youth who give up arms

12 Aug 2020

NEW DELHI/SRINAGAR India is considering offering young Kashmiri militants an escape from a life of violence by temporarily resettling them in more peaceful parts of the country, according to the top military commander in the Kashmir Valley.

India moves Kashmiri village leaders to safety after wave of attacks

07 Aug 2020

SRINAGAR, India India has shifted scores of village and municipality leaders, mostly from Prime Minister Narendra Modi's ruling party, to secure locations in Kashmir after a spate of militant attacks, police and two security officials said on Friday.

India appoints veteran politician in-charge of restive Kashmir

06 Aug 2020

SRINAGAR, India India's federal government named a former telecoms minister on Thursday to lead the restive region of Kashmir, where it hopes to accelerate economic development and end years of strife.

India keeps tight lid on Kashmir on anniversary of revoking semi-autonomy

05 Aug 2020

SRINAGAR, India With a heavy deployment of troops and curbs on public movement, Indian authorities kept a tight lid on potential protests in Kashmir on Wednesday, the first anniversary of the revocation of the disputed region's semi-autonomy.

India on guard in Kashmir ahead of anniversary of lost autonomy

04 Aug 2020

SRINAGAR, India Indian soldiers patrolled streets and kept watch from the rooftops in Kashmir's main city of Srinagar on the eve of the first anniversary of the Muslim majority region's loss of autonomy.

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