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Mehbooba Mufti to contest from Anantnag

Srinagar:¬†Former chief minister and president of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Mehbooba Mufti said on Saturday that she would contest the Lok Sabha elections from south Kashmir’s Anantnag constituency. Addressing a media conference at her high-security Fairview residence on the Gupkar Road in Srinagar on Saturday, Mehbooba Mufti said she will contest the Lok Sabha polls […]

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Won’t contest Lok Sabha elections: Shah Faesal

Srinagar: Former IAS officer Shah Faesal said on Saturday that his recently launched party won’t contest the Lok Sabha elections. Addressing a media conference in Srinagar, Faesal said: “We will strengthen the party before taking part in electoral politics.” Faesal launched the Jammu and Kashmir People’s Movement (JKPM) during a rally in Srinagar last Sunday. […]

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Union government bans Separatist leader Yasin Malik led JKLF

New Delhi: The Indian government on Friday outlawed the Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) led by Muhammad Yasin Malik, alleging it was responsible for promoting terrorism and secessionism in the state. Home Secretary Rajiv Gauba said that in pursuit of its strong action against terrorism, the government had declared the JKLF (Yasin faction), which […]

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Six militants killed in three separate gunfights in J&K

Srinagar: Six militants and a 12-year-old boy were killed on Friday in three separate gunfights in Jammu and Kashmir, police said. Two militants and the boy, who was taken hostage, were killed in an encounter in Bandipora district’s Mir Mohalla area. “One Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) commander is among the two militant victims,” the police said. In […]

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3 militants killed,7 security men hurt in J&K gunfights

Srinagar: Three militants were killed while seven security men and three civilians injured on Thursday in three different battles between security forces and militants in the Kashmir Valley, authorities said. While the first gunfight erupted in Sopore town, two gun battles were reported later from Bandipora and Baramulla districts. Police sources said firing exchanges between […]

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Three gunfights on in Valley, one militant killed

Srinagar: A militant was killed and two policemen and a civilian injured on Thursday as security forces and militants battled each other in three places in the Kashmir Valley, authorities said. While the first gunfight erupted in Sopore town, two gun battles were reported later from Bandipora and Baramulla districts. Police said one militant was […]

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Three gunfights underway in Kashmir Valley

Srinagar: Two policemen and a civilian were injured on Thursday as security forces and militants battled each other in three places in the Kashmir Valley, authorities said. While the first gunfight erupted in Sopore town, two gun battles were reported later from Bandipora and Baramulla districts. Police said security forces started a cordon and search […]

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Two policemen injured in ongoing gunfight with militants in Sopore

Srinagar: Two policemen were injured on Thursday in an ongoing gunfight between security forces and militants in Jammu and Kashmir’s Sopore town. Police said a Station House Officer (SHO) and his security guard were injured when militants holed up in a house hurled a grenade at the security forces during a cordon and search operation […]