Another Summer of Discontent 

Unlike the mass upsurges in 2008 and 2010, which had signalled a transition from the gun to the street, the drift in Kashmir is now back to militancy with folklore of Burhan enlivening the narrative of separatism.  Insha Lone, the symbol of Kashmir’s ongoing uprising,  has  returned home after spending two and a half months at the hospitals outside More...

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By Suhail Ahmad On Monday, September 5th, 2016
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Mehbooba’s misplaced outburst against clergy

  Mehbooba Mufti’s angry outburst against the clerics for raising issues like Article 370 in their sermons and the reaction from Mirwaiz Umar Farooq has pitted the pulpit against the State. Mehbooba clearly More...

By Ahmad Riyaz On Tuesday, August 30th, 2016
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Lesser the militancy, deadlier the impact

A small band of militants in Kashmir is keeping the jihad alive and Kashmir issue in focus Can a lesser number of active militants have a deadlier impact on the security situation? Yes, it can. This is at least More...

By Kashmir Scan On Saturday, August 20th, 2016
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Omar Abdullah meets Pranab Mukherjee, asks for political solution to Kashmir unrest

New Delhi: Opposition leaders led by former Chief Minister Omar Abdullah called on President Pranab Mukherjee today, requesting him to urge upon the central government to find a solution to the present Kashmir crisis More...

By Kashmir Scan On Saturday, August 20th, 2016
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NIA to draw list of J&K residents with ‘suspicious’ bank activities

New Delhi: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) will approach banks and financial institution based in Jammu and Kashmir for assistance in order to prepare a list of local residents and entities whose bank accounts More...

By Kashmir Scan On Friday, August 19th, 2016
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CRPF man suspended for opening fire at ambulance

Srinagar: Central Reserve Police Forces (CRPF) on Friday suspended one of its men for shooting at an ambulance driver in Srinagar. The incident took place last evening. Police sources said that investigation has More...

By Kashmir Scan On Friday, August 19th, 2016
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Grenade attack on former Shopian legislator

Srinagar: A grenade was hurled at the house of National Conference leader and former MLA Shopian Muhammad Rafiq Sheikh last night. Reports said that the grenade was lobbed at Sheikh’s house in Kachdoora village More...

By Kashmir Scan On Thursday, August 18th, 2016
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Govt asks parents to cooperate for reopening Govt Schools

Srinagar : The Government here on Thursday sought cooperation from people for resuming the normal work in Government Schools and offered all government facilities required for smooth working of schools in the prevailing More...

By Kashmir Scan On Friday, August 12th, 2016
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Gunmen kills two in Kulgam village

  Srinagar: A policeman and a civilian died after suspected militants opened fire in a village in Kulgam district of south Kashmir on Friday. Two more civilians were injured, one of them critically, in the More...

By Kashmir Scan On Thursday, August 11th, 2016
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Hurriyat issues Joint Protest Programme from 13 August 18

13th & 14th August Saturday & Sunday (relaxation after 6 pm to 6 am) both days Referendum March March from every Mohallah, Village, locality, Tehsil and District towards Lal Chowk Srinagar. If & wherever More...

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