Jammu and Kashmir

State in India

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Jammu and Kashmir is a state in northern India, often denoted by its acronym, J&K. It is located mostly in the Himalayan mountains, and shares borders with the states of Himachal Pradesh and Punjab to the south. The Line of Control separates it from the Pakistani-administered territories of Azad Kashmir and Gilgit-Baltistan in the west and north respectively, and a Line of Actual Control separates it from the Chinese-administered territory of Aksai Chin in the east. The state has special autonomy under Article 370 of the Constitution of India.

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President Ram Nath Kovind on Tuesday awarded Shaurya Chakra to 16-year-old Irfan Ramzan Sheikh for fighting militants who attacked his residence in Shopian..
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Pakistani troops violated ceasefire in Keri belt of Sunderbani sector this morning.
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Two policemen and a civilian were injured on Thursday as security forces were engaged in an encounter with the terrorists in three places in the Kashmir,..
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Security forces launched a cordon and search operation in the Kalantara area of Kreeri in north Kashmir district of Baramulla following information about the..
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Two policemen, including an officer, were injured in a grenade attack by militants in Sopore township of Baramulla district of Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday,..
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An Army soldier was martyred when Pakistan violated the ceasefire by heavily shelling forward areas and posts along the Line of Control with mortar bombs in..
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Three CRPF personnel were killed Wednesday after a colleague allegedly fired at them after an altercation at their camp in Jammu and Kashmir, officials said.
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The Congress and the National Conference Wednesday announced an alliance in Jammu and Kashmir for the Lok Sabha polls, saying it is in the national interest and..
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Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad and NC patron Farooq Abdullah jointly told the media while the Congress will contest the Jammu and Udhampur Lok Sabha seats,..
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NFIK is a tale of two teenagers in love as they try to uncover the secret behind the lost fathers of Kashmir.
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As Valley erupts in protest & separatists call for shutdown, police initiates magisterial inquiry
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Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi told his Chinese counterpart on Tuesday of the "rapidly deteriorating situation" and rights violations in Indian..
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Kashmir's daughter Nahida Manzoor's only desire is to climb world's highest mountain, Mount Everest and to fulfill her passion, she has started a online crowd..
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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,..
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NSA Ajit Doval said Tuesday the leadership of the country is fully capable to deal with any act of terror and against those who abet it. Addressing the 80th..
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BEIJING (Reuters) - China played a "constructive role" in reducing tension between Pakistan and India, the foreign ministry said, after the..
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The National Conference Monday decided to contest all six Lok Sabha seats in the state, but has left a slim possibility of an alliance with the Congress "based..
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Military roadblocks on Kashmir's main highway are delaying ambulances carrying patients and leading to confrontations with motorists that occasionally turn..
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The incident occurred in Keri Battal forward area of Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri district.
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A soldier was killed on Monday in Pakistan firing on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri district. "A soldier was killed and three others..
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A soldier was killed on Monday in Pakistan firing on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri district. "A soldier was killed and four others..
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PARADISE CALLING: J&K govt launches ad blitz to promote state as safe place
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Mortar shelling and firing from small arms from across the LoC started in Sunderbani sector around 6.30 pm, prompting effective retaliation by the Indian Army,..
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Masood Azhar had undertaken a month-long sojourn to England to collect funds for militants operating in Jammu and Kashmir, though he got a 'very poor' response..
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Khushboo Jan, 21, is fourth soft target in past three days in restive Valley
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BEIJING (Reuters) - China said on Friday it was willing to have more discussions with all parties concerned including India on blacklisting the head of..
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Under the 2014 seat-sharing arrangement, Congress had contested two Jammu and Ladakh parliamentary seats while the National Conference had contested all the..
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According to sources, the party is looking to play up the issue of total integration of J&K in India in its Sankalp Patra
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In view of the volatile security situation in the Kashmir valley, it has been suggested that the state polls be conducted over seven phases. The task of..
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"It is high time for the people of all the regions across the state to put up a strong front against the divisive agenda of the RSS-BJP in the state. I am sure..
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The National Conference has decided not to meet the Election Commission of India (EC) delegation arriving in Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday, saying the party has..
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Thirty years on, this lively scene returned to one of the Valley’s most turbulent areas of south Kashmir, allegedly a “safe haven” of more than “200-odd..
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BJP spokesman Brig (Retd) Anil Gupta, whose party was an ally in the government headed by Mehbooba, alleged that as the CM she played divisive and communal..
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BJP spokesman Brig (Retd) Anil Gupta, whose party was an ally in the government headed by Mehbooba, alleged that as the CM she played divisive and communal..
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A National Conference leader was shot at on Thursday by suspected terrorists in Anantnag district of Jammu and Kashmir, police said. Mohammad Ismail Wani was..
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India and Pakistan agreed on Thursday to go forward with a new border crossing and route for Sikh pilgrims to visit a holy temple in Pakistan, a rare glimmer of..
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An Indian traders' body and the economic wing of an influential Hindu nationalist group called for a boycott of Chinese products on Thursday, after China foiled..
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Finance minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday said first PM Jawaharlal Nehru was the "original sinner" who favoured China over India for permanent membership into..
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China prevented a United Nations Security Council committee on Wednesday from blacklisting the head of Pakistan-based militant group Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM),..
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Jammu and Kashmir was placed under president's rule on December 20 and as per the law the elections to the assembly has to be held within six months.
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The incident comes five days after suspected terrorists made an abortive bid to abduct Rifleman Mohammad Yasin Bhat when they stormed his residence at Qazipora..
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By Michelle Nichols UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - China prevented a United Nations Security Council committee on Wednesday from blacklisting the head of..
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Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) president Mehbooba Mufti on Wednesday said a result-oriented dialogue with all stakeholders is the only way to make peace in Jammu..
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In the coming days, the Enforcement Directorate can attach more properties, which could again worth in crores. According to reports, ED has received information..
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It's a crucial day for India at the UNSC as US, France and UK, the three permanent members of the security council, will move their proposal to list Pulwama..
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Kashmiri political activists and intellectuals have strongly criticised Pakistan for its duplicity on Kashmir during the 40th Session of United Nations Human..
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