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Another Indian soldier commits suicide in IHK

Another frustrated Indian soldier committed suicide by shooting himself with his service rifle at a camp in Gulmarg in Indian-held Kashmir (IHK). The trooper was identified as Yam Bahadur. A police official

Arrests of youth trigger IHK protests

Protests erupted at several places in Indian-held Kashmir against the arrests of youth during past some days for their alleged role in stone-pelting. Tension gripped Pulwama town when scores of youth protested

IHK CM to shiver with people

The chief minister of Indian Kashmir has ordered power to be cut to VIPs in the region after blackouts left locals shivering amid snow storms and sub-zero temperatures. Omar Abdullah ordered officials

IHK to relax emergency law

Tough emergency laws imposed in Indian-held Kashmir (IHK) in 1990 that allow security forces to act with near-impunity are to be partially withdrawn, the region’s chief minister announced on Friday. It marks

Four suspected militants killed in IHK

Indian troops shot dead four suspected militants after they crossed into Indian Kashmir from the Pakistani side of the divided region, the army said Sunday. The rebels were killed in the northern

Nine killed in IHK

A fierce gunbattle between militants and security forces in Indian-held Kashmir (IHK) entered a fourth day on Thursday, with the death toll from the clash rising to nine, as protests continue in

Geelani not allowed to visit Saudi Arabia

Hurriyat Conference senior leader Syed Ali Geelani has expressed serious concern over his continued house arrest since September 3 and described it highly condemnable. A statement said that the youngest daughter of the senior Kashmiri

Eid prayers turn into protests in IHK

Thousands of demonstrators on Wednesday staged noisy anti-India protests in Indian-held Kashmir (IHK) after prayers to mark the end of Ramadan. Thousands of Muslims poured into the streets, shouting, “We want freedom!”