BHUBANESWAR/SRINAGAR At least seven people including a state legislator for India's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) were killed in two separate attacks on Tuesday, officials said, days before India begins a general election.
SRINAGAR, April 9 Unknown gunmen burst into a
hospital in India's northern state of Jammu and Kashmir and
killed a regional leader of a Hindu group linked to the ruling
party, police said on Tuesday, days before general elections at
which security is a major concern.
SRINAGAR Most nights in recent weeks, journalist Asif Qureshi’s phone vibrates with a message from a known number of Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM), a Pakistan-based militant group that killed 40 Indian paramilitary policemen in a suicide attack in Kashmir in February: "Allah always keeps you in safety and security".
* Conditions for journalists in Kashmir worst in
SRINAGAR, India Tough curbs on civilian traffic along a highway linking disputed Kashmir to the rest of India have provoked outrage in the insurgency-hit region, as authorities free up access for troops guarding general elections set to begin this month.
SRINAGAR India's northern state of Jammu and Kashmir is to restrict civilian traffic on a main state highway for two days a week in a bid to ward off militant attacks on security convoys as a general election nears, state authorities said on Wednesday.
* India launches crackdown in Kashmir following suicide
KULGAM, India Kashmiri farmer Yusuf Malik learned that his son Owais, a 22-year old arts student and apple picker, had become an armed militant via a Facebook post.
SRINAGAR, India Indian security forces on Friday killed seven militants who they said belonged to Pakistan-based groups during four gunbattles in Kashmir - the highest number of clashes in a single day in recent years.
SRINAGAR Protests flared in parts of Indian Kashmir on Tuesday after police said a man being questioned in connection with a security investigation had died in custody, the latest disturbances in one of the world's most militarized regions.