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Fayaz Bukhari

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.

India imposes curfews in Kashmir after clashes during religious procession

09 Sep 2019

(The September 8 story corrects the 14th paragraph to make clear Imam Hussein was the grandson of the Prophet Muhammad, not nephew)

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.

RPT-INSIGHT-Besieged Kashmiri neighbourhood in test of wills with India's Modi

20 Aug 2019

* Soura becomes epicenter of resistance to India's Kashmir plan

Besieged Kashmiri neighbourhood in test of wills with India's Modi

20 Aug 2019

SRINAGAR For more than a week, the young men of Soura, a densely populated enclave in Kashmir's main city of Srinagar, have been taking turns to maintain an around-the-clock vigil at the entry points to their neighbourhood.

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.

India reimposes some curbs in Kashmir as stone-throwing spreads

18 Aug 2019

SRINAGAR Indian authorities reimposed restrictions on movement in parts of Kashmir's biggest city, Srinagar, on Sunday after overnight clashes between residents and police in which dozens were injured, two senior officials and eyewitnesses said. | Video

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