The Ceasefire in J&K

• June 1, 2001
Ceasefire Day 187
Pant begins talks with party representatives: PTI
Search operations resume as J&K ceasefire ends

• May 30, 2001
Ceasefire Day 185
Hurriyat rules out meeting with Pant
Gun-battle in J&K mosque
Swami blasts Sonia on talks with Musharraf

• May 29, 2001
Ceasefire Day 184
Attempt on Omar Abdullah's life
Pant meets Shabir Shah in Srinagar
Invitation to Musharraf is well thought-out, says PM: PTI

• May 26, 2001
Ceasefire Day 181
Vajpayee-Musharraf meet likely in July: PTI
Pak satisfied with Vajpayee letter: PTI
Pant to visit Kashmir on Monday: PTI
Pak must be ready for war: Lashkar chief

• May 25, 2001
Ceasefire Day 180
Vajpayee sends formal invitation to Musharraf
Full text of Vajpayee's invitation to Musharraf
Kashmir is dispute territory: Panun Kashmir
Our stand vindicated: Mirwaiz Umar Farooq
Benazir plans to visit India: PTI
Five CRPF personnel killed in IED blast: PTI

• May 24, 2001
Ceasefire Day 179
Six militants killed within hours of withdrawal of ceasefire
Pallone regrets withdrawal of cease-fire
Hurriyat to meet next week
Take oppn into confidence on talks with Pak: Cong
Pak media responds positively to invitation
China welcomes decision to invite Musharraf

• May 23, 2001
Ceasefire Day 178
J&K ceasefire to end, Musharraf invited
'There is no ceasefire in J&K'
People's League chairman taken into custody
BJP, Sangh Parivar pleased that ceasefire is called off
Oppn extends 'constructive support'
US welcomes PM's invitation
Mixed reactions from army, J&K police

• May 22, 2001
Ceasefire Day 177
3 cops, 7 militants killed in J&K encounter
JKDFP headquarters attacked: PTI
Blasts damage pillars for border fencing in J&K: PTI
Decision on J&K ceasefire extension on Wednesday: PTI

• May 19, 2001
Ceasefire Day 174
Ceasefire extension: Central team takes stock of ground realities
Govt uses ulema to reach out to extremists

• May 18, 2001
Ceasefire Day 173
Shabir Shah detained: PTI
'Our decision will not be negative'
Swami changes tune, now favours J&K cease-fire extension

• May 17, 2001
Ceasefire Day 172
JKLF questions Pakistan over accession clause in PoK poll papers
Decision on ceasefire after Advani-Singh visit, says Swami

• May 16, 2001
Ceasefire Day 171
Pant to get Z security: PTI
Shabir Shah spurns Pant's offer of talks
J&K cease-fire may be called off: Swami

• May 15, 2001
Ceasefire Day 170
JKDFP to discuss Pant's clarifications
17 hurt in Jammu explosion: PTI
PM keeping cease-fire options open
Militant outfits clinch deal with Musharraf: PTI

• May 14, 2001
Ceasefire Day 169
Advani, Jaswant to visit Srinagar
Top Anantnag officials escapes militant attack
Pant replies to Shabir Shah: PTI

• May 10, 2001
Ceasefire Day 165
Grenade attack on Shah's envoy to Pant
6 villagers gunned down in J&K

• May 9, 2001
Ceasefire Day 164
8 feared killed in blast in Budgam district

• May 5, 2001
Ceasefire Day 160
BSF jawan, LeT militant killed

• May 4, 2001
Ceasefire Day 159
Accept Kashmir as disputed territory: JKDFP

• May 3, 2001
Ceasefire Day 158
Shabir Shah hopeful of positive outcome
Pant agrees to visit Kashmir for peace talks

• May 2, 2001
Ceasefire Day 157
Shabir Shah's representatives to meet Pant on Thursday

• May 1, 2001
Ceasefire Day 156
Lashkar vows to disintegrate India

• April 28, 2001
Ceasefire Day 153
Awami National Conference will talk to Pant only in Srinagar

• April 27, 2001
Ceasefire Day 152
32 injured in two blasts

• April 26, 2001
Ceasefire Day 151
'Train going nowhere': Hurriyat rejects talks

• April 24, 2001
Ceasefire Day 149
3 ITBP jawans killed in Anantnag blast
EU seeks concrete steps on J&K

• April 23, 2001
Ceasefire Day 148
Grenade lobbed at Hurriyat's office in Srinagar
Two unknown outfits lay claim to attack on Hurriyat HQs: PTI
BSF commandant injured in explosion in Bandipora

• April 21, 2001
Ceasefire Day 146
Hurriyat working committee discusses talks offer
Norway rules out mediation in Kashmir

• April 20, 2001
Ceasefire Day 145
Top J&K counter-insurgent gunned down

• April 19, 2001
Ceasefire Day 144
Restrain forces in J&K, MPs tell Centre
Centre making a joke of J&K talks: Lone
Jawan killed in Pak firing in Jammu

• April 18, 2001
Ceasefire Day 143
Seven LeT militants killed in gunbattle in Jammu
Kashmir remains threat to peace: Pakistan/PTI
No proposal for tripartite talks: Centre/PTI
Advani optimistic about J&K initiative

• April 17, 2001
Ceasefire Day 142
Hurriyat to consult working committee, general council

• April 16, 2001
Ceasefire Day 141
Boycotting talks will isolate Hurriyat: Abdullah

• April 15, 2001
Ceasefire Day 140
India unfolds peace strategy

• April 14, 2001
Ceasefire Day 139
Army captain, 3 soldiers killed in LeT's fidayeen attack
Militants wipe out family of five in Udhampur
Gunbattle in city centre claims 5 in J&K

• April 12, 2001
Ceasefire Day 137
3 BSF men injured in Baramulla gun battle
India's offer for talks not a 'serious' gesture: JKLF

• April 10, 2001
Ceasefire Day 135
Kashmiris call for easing of travel restrictions
Ultras ambush army vehicle; 10 killed in J&K

• April 7, 2001
Ceasefire Day 132
Norwegian MP calls on J&K leaders, bureaucrats

• April 5, 2001
Ceasefire Day 130
Govt invites Kashmiri militants for talks: PTI
Talks offer hollow: former APHC chief

• April 4, 2001
Ceasefire Day 129
Rocket fired at CRPF building in Srinagar
Lone, 15 others put under house arrest

• April 3, 2001
Ceasefire Day 128
J&K police deny firing on Muharram procession: PTI
Centre rules out talks with Hizbul Mujahideen: PTI

• April 2, 2001
Ceasefire Day 127
Pak-based militant groups reject talks offer: PTI
SOG personnel open indiscriminate fire on Muharram procession in Magam
Sopore SP survives ambush, 1 cop killed
Dialogue on Kashmir in May: Advani
Quake deals another blow to tourism in J&K

• March 30, 2001
Ceasefire Day 124
Hurriyat firm on Pakistan trip

• March 28, 2001
Ceasefire Day 122
LeT's top commander in Kashmir killed

• March 27, 2001
Ceasefire Day 121
J&K security forces on alert after suicidal attack: PTI
Curfew Lifted from Baramulla Old Town
Hurriyat refuses to change team for Pak visit

• March 26, 2001
Ceasefire Day 120
Militants storm CRPF camp Srinagar
Militants attack Awami League leader's house: PTI

• March 23, 2001
Ceasefire Day 117
One killed in firing on stone-pelting protestors in Baramulla
Pak rejects ceasefire offer and dialogue on Kashmir

• March 21, 2001
Ceasefire Day 115
9 militants killed in Poonch

• March 17, 2001
Ceasefire Day 111
UN resolutions on Kashmir not 'self-enforcing': Kofi Annan
Geelani discharged from hospital
Prof Bhat warns of expulsion

• March 16, 2001
Ceasefire Day 110
Annan declines to meet Hurriyat representative: PTI
General strike marred by violence, Geelani arrested: PTI

• March 13, 2001
Ceasefire Day 107
New US administration seeks independent inputs from J&K

• March 12, 2001
Ceasefire Day 106
Hurriyat keeps Jamaat out of executive meeting
Centre to 'soon' start talks with all parties on Kashmir, says PM: PTI
3 policemen killed in fidayeen attack on SOG camp

• March 10, 2001
Ceasefire Day 104
One killed, 14 hurt in J&K blast: PTI

• March 9, 2001
Ceasefire Day 103
Hijacker Hashim Qureshi chargesheeted: PTI

• March 8, 2001
Ceasefire Day 102
Three of family gunned down in Jammu

• March 7, 2001
Ceasefire Day 101
Govt rules out mediatory role for Hurriyat: PTI
BSF company HQ attacked: PTI

• March 5, 2001
Ceasefire Day 99
Pak sees trickery in J&K truce
Last chance for militants, says governor
Militant attacks army camp

• March 4, 2001
Ceasefire Day 98
6 killed in attack on army camp at Baramullah

• March 3, 2001
Ceasefire Day 97
14 civilians injured in grenade attack in Kulgam: PTI
Pakistan pushing ex-servicemen into J&K
UK ban to affect Islamic groups' fund-raising activities

• March 2, 2001
Ceasefire Day 96
17 cops killed in ambush in Rajouri district
Pak national involved in Anantnag incident, alleges minister: PTI
Gang of grenade-throwers busted in J&K: PTI
'In politics, rats marry snakes, bulls chase lizards'

• March 1, 2001
Ceasefire Day 95
Army's Kargil war spokesman seriously hurt

• February 28, 2001
Ceasefire Day 94
Hurriyat unlikely to split over Geelani issue

• February 27, 2001
Ceasefire Day 93
Pak may persuade Saudis to mediate on J&K: PTI
NC leader among 5 killed in J&K: PTI
Minister Handoo, votary of J&K autonomy, dies at 74
No move to trifurcate Jammu & Kashmir, clarifies Centre
It's not cease-fire in J&K, clarifies Advani
Top Hizb militant surrenders: PTI

• February 25, 2001
Ceasefire Day 91
Hizb backs Geelani's demand; Harkat tells him not to interfere: PTI

• February 24, 2001
Ceasefire Day 90
Geelani lashes out at Lone
Another obstacle in the path to peace

• February 23, 2001
Ceasefire Day 89
Kashmir our unfinished agenda, says Pak: PTI
Pak attacks cease-fire extension
Kokarnag SHO, 4 cops killed in attack
Power situation improves marginally
Investigations into attempt on Hurriyat chief's life begin

Immediate results can't be expected in J&K: Gujral

• February 22, 2001
Ceasefire Day 88
Cease-fire extended till May-end
Our patience is not infinite: PM
Ceasefire welcome, but more initiatives needed: Lone
Pak-based outfits reject cease-fire extension
Special: I wish they would call off this cursed cease-fire
Grenade found in Hurriyat chief's car
Ceasefire not extended under pressure: Fernandes

• February 21, 2001
Ceasefire Day 87
Badgam DSP of Special Operations Group shifted
Congress, SP, CPI-M support ceasefire extension
Ceasefire extended: UNI

• February 20, 2001
Ceasefire Day 86
India lodges protest with Pakistan over air space violation: PTI
Justice Sharma to probe Haigam firing: PTI

• February 19, 2001
Ceasefire Day 85
Two Pak warplanes intrude into Indian air space: PTI
ITBP jawan killed in grenade attack
3 cops killed in ambush in Sopore
Power transmission tower blown up
Decision on ceasefire on Thursday

• February 18, 2001
Ceasefire Day 84
Troops opened fire in self-defence: Army
CCS meeting on Kashmir cancelled
TDP demands all-party meet to discuss J&K
J&K protestors flay ceasefire, praise militants
Two more injured in police firing in Srinagar

• February 17, 2001
Ceasefire Day 83
Shabbir Shah held for defying curfew
Sunday's CCS meeting will wrestle with cease-fire extension

• February 16, 2001
Ceasefire Day 82
Alive one minute, killed the next
Curfew in parts of Srinagar over Haigam killings
One protestor killed in police firing
Separatist leader's brother shot dead in Baramulla

• February 15, 2001
Ceasefire Day 81
4 killed, 18 hurt as troops fire at demonstrators
Musharraf says talks should begin soon

• February 14, 2001
Ceasefire Day 80
Issue of collecting funds for jihad hots up in Pakistan

• February 13, 2001
Ceasefire Day 79
STF camp attacked in J&K: PTI

• February 12, 2001
Ceasefire Day 78
Farooq opposes trifurcation of state

• February 10, 2001
Ceasefire Day 76
'Cease-fire is only for propaganda'

• News
Nine cops killed in Lashkar's suicide attack
Farooq rushes to Srinagar
Three suicide attackers managed to escape
15 of three families killed in J&K
Govt may give arms to Sikhs

• February 9
Ceasefire Day 75
6 killed in attack on J&K armed police HQ
Security to be beefed up for J&K Sikhs

• February 8, 2001
Ceasefire Day 74
'We have a fight on our hands. And we have to see it through'
'Asli mujrim ko pesh karo'
Bhim Singh demands Farooq's dismissal

• February 7, 2001
Ceasefire Day 73
Srinagar curfew lifted
Curfew relaxed in parts of Jammu
Shabir Shah on a tour of quake-hit areas
'If Sikhs or anyone has to remain in Kashmir, they have to fight it out'

• February 6, 2001
Ceasefire Day 72
New security measures for minorities: Farooq
Talwandi blasts Farooq for firing on Sikhs
No going back on ceasefire: Mahajan
Vajpayee is a moderate: Musharraf

• February 5, 2001
Ceasefire Day 71
Sikhs demand migrant status
'Cease-fire doesn't mean anything for us Kashmiris' file:///E|/Rediff/news/2001/feb/05jk1.htm

• February 4, 2001
Ceasefire Day 70
Indefinite curfew imposed in Srinagar: PTI
Srinagar curfew continues; Jammu also tense
Militant outfits condemn killing of Sikhs
Pak links peace process to Hurriyat visit: PTI
'Wherever they saw a turban, they fired'

• February 3, 2001
General strike in Srinagar over custodial death
Six Sikhs killed, five injured in Srinagar

• February 1, 2001
Ceasefire Day 67
Hurriyat team headed for Kumbh

• January 26, 2001
Ceasefire Day 61
R-Day celebrated in J&K amidst tight security

• January 25, 2001
Ceasefire Day 60
General alert in J&K on R-Day eve
Plan to trigger blasts on R-Day foiled: PTI

• January 24, 2001
Ceasefire Day 59
'Congress not consulted on ceasefire extension'
Ceasefire extension fails to create ripples in Pak

• January 23, 2001
Ceasefire Day 58
Centre extends J&K ceasefire for another month
Govt wants peace in Kashmir, says PM: PTI
Better image abroad prompted J&K ceasefire extension
Pak rules out compromise on Kashmir: PTI

• January 22, 2001
Ceasefire Day 57
Bhim Singh for state govt's dismissal

• January 19, 2001
Ceasefire Day 54
Hurriyat asks Advani to soften stand
One killed, 11 injured in Srinagar grenade blast
Militants kill 3 for voting in J&K panchayat polls: AFP
'The government must be prepared to take the war to the Pakistani side': Dr Farooq Abdullah

• January 18, 2001
Ceasefire Day 53
'The ceasefire is constantly under reviwe'
6 BSF personnel killed in two landmine blasts
Create atmosphere for talks, PM tells Pak
Abdullah questions Hurriyat visit to Pak
Geelani says he will go to Pak if given passport

• January 17, 2001
Ceasefire Day 52
Militants fire grenades at police station in Srinagar
Srinagar airport attack embarrasses security forces
Security tightened following attack, toll rises to 12
Hurriyat says Pak visit anytime: PTI
Advani talks tough on passports for Hurriyat team: PTI

• January 16, 2001
Ceasefire Day 51
Attack on Srinagar airport repulsed

• January 15, 2001
Ceasefire Day 50
We have fallen into a trap.'
Hurriyat's Pakistan trip fails to take-off: PTI
Now, PoK ex-president hails peace initiative: AFP
Polling rescheduled in parts of J&K
NC leader's son shot dead
Peace moves to be reviewed, says Advani: PTI
3 hurt in grenade attack: PTI
Plans to disrupt R-Day functions foiled: PTI

• January 14, 2001
Ceasefire Day 49
Farooq survives grenade attack
Hizb claims responsibility for attack: AFP
PM condemns attack on Abdullah: PTI
JKLF chief hails J&K peace efforts: PTI
PM non-committal on truce extension: PTI
Pak minister tells parties to stop support to J&K militants

• January 14, 2001
Ceasefire Day 48
Qureshi remanded to police custody till Jan 18
Minister's house attacked with grenades
'His first and last love was Kashmir'

• January 13, 2001
Ceasefire Day 47
'Why impose this secularism on Kashmiris?'

• January 12, 2001
Ceasefire Day 46
Pandits planning to send delegation to Pak: PTI
Extend J&K ceasefire, says army chief
Govt scrutinising Hurriyat delegation composition
Decision on Hurriyat delegation after PM's return: PTI
Hurriyat hopeful of getting passports to its delegation: PTI
Geelani upset over Hurriyat decision to send team to Pak

• January 11, 2001
Ceasefire Day 45
Hurriyat names 5-member team for Pak
J&K police given transit remand of Hashim Qureshi

• January 10, 2001
Ceasefire Day 44
Post-Kargil, holding the glacier is costlier

• January 9, 2001
Ceasefire Day 43
No talks sans Kashmir, says Musharraf: PTI
Militants storm BSF bunker; four hurt
28 hurt in Srinagar blast

• January 6, 2001
Ceasefire Day 40
Passports to all or none will go to Pak: Hurriyat leader: PTI

• January 5, 2001
Ceasefire Day 39
4 BSF men hurt in grenade attack: PTI
BJP backs Centre on Kashmir: PTI
Indo-Pakistan dialogue soon: Farooq
No dialogue with Pak if violence continues: Advani

• January 4, 2001
Ceasefire Day 38
Dukhtaran-i-Millat opposes Hurriyat's peace mission to Pakistan
Curfew relaxed in Kishtwar town
4 killed, 1 injured in Kashmir
No decision without passports: Butt

• January 3, 2001
Ceasefire Day 37
Jihad Council rejects ceasefire, undecided on Hurriyat visit: PTI
Woman SPO among four killed
Troops exchange fire at border after month-long lull

• December 31
Ceasefire Day 34
Lashkar claims to possess anti-aircraft guns: PTI
Army goes hi-tech to counter infiltration: PTI

• December 28
Ceasefire Day 31
Hurriyat leaders allowed to go to Pak: PTI
Red alert sounded in Jammu
Grenade attack injures 5 in Bhaderwah

• December 26
Ceasefire Day 29
Red Fort attack mystery solved: PM

• December 25
Ceasefire Day 28
Suicide bomber targets 15 Corps HQ
Govt to persist with peace efforts

• December 23
Ceasefire Day 26
Red Fort attack will not affect peace moves
3 counter insurgents, cop killed in ambush

• December 22
Ceasefire Day 25
Militants storm Red Fort
Hizb's J&K commander offers 'fullest co-operation': PTI
Armed Hizb men visit mosque in J&K
Abdullah has doubts on talks with Hurriyat: PTI

• December 21
Ceasefire Day 24
Groundwork begins for Indo-Pak talks
APHC to send high level delegation to Pak
Abdullah questions Hurriyat credentials
Don't withdraw troops from LoC, says Abdullah: PTI
Army convoy ambushed, 2 killed: PTI
EU welcomes extension of ceasefire: PTI
Clinton welcomes decision to extend ceasefire: PTI

• December 19
Ceasefire Day 22
BSF foils attack on HQ

• December 17
Ceasefire Day 20
APHC prepared to participate in peace initiative
PM says we can talk to Pak, but... : PTI
Lashkar urges Pak not to hold talks with India: PTI
Jamaat leadership to meet in Saudi: PTI

• December 16
Ceasefire Day 19
Two soldiers killed as militants storm army camp
Peace moves could cost us our lives: Butt
Hurriyat to discuss offer for talks: PTI
Centre may extend cease-fire, says Advani: PTI

• December 15
Ceasefire Day 18
Two civilians killed; rocket attack on army camp: PTI
'Some decision' to strengthen ceasefire likely: PTI

• December 11
Ceasefire Day 14
Give peace a chance, Lone tells militants: PTI
23 injured in two blasts
US Ambassador calls on Advani: PTI

• December 9
Ceasefire Day 12
Hurriyat leaders to sort out differences
'We want political dialogue on J&K to commence': PTI

• December 8
Ceasefire Day 11
India should let Hurriyat leaders visit Pak: Qazi
Pak welcomes ceasefire: AFP

• December 7
Ceasefire Day 10
Grenade blast at bus-stand in Kupwara
3 CRPF jawans among 9 injured in grenade blast

• December 6
Ceasefire Day 9
Developments not encouraging, says Hurriyat
Pakistan still wants talks with India on J&K

• December 5
Ceasefire Day 8
Anantnag siege ends; 6 CRPF men, 2 ultras killed: PTI
IAF vehicles attacked, 2 porters injured: PTI
Ceasefire extension offer conditional
Militant in CRPF camp may have taken hostages

• December 4
Ceasefire Day 7
Jawan killed in Baramullah landmine blast, CRPF camp attacked
Intermediaries hope India and Pak will sit across the table

• December 3
Ceasefire Day 6
Hurriyat chief arrives in Delhi

• December 2
Ceasefire Day 5
Militants kill four of family
Pak guns silent since ceasefire began
India prefers 'wait-and-watch' on Pak offer

• December 1
Ceasefire Day 4
J&K police chief says 'no' to ceasefire
Car bombs rock Srinagar

• November 30
Ceasefire Day 3
Jawan killed in militant fire
Hurriyat alleges ceasefire violation
J&K separatist groups want peace talks: PTI
Calm along Kashmir border : PTI
JKLF offers 'help' to start Kashmir peace talks

• November 29
Ceasefire Day 2
Three killed, IED neutralised: PTI
India to defeat Pak bid to damage peace: Jaswant
'Without Pakistan's consent, a ceasefire is difficult'

• November 28
Ceasefire Day 1
Four soldiers among 11 killed
Hizb commanders favour cease-fire: J&K DGP
'Pakistan simply has too much blood invested in Kashmir to ever walk away quietly'

• November 27
Ceasefire takes effect: PTI
Lone for tripartite talks with Pak: PTI

• November 25
Govt preparing for talks: J&K governor
Lone meets Musharraf: PTI
Yasin Malik says cease-fire offer 'bold': PTI

• November 24
Ceasefire offer: PM turns down Sena request
J&K separatist leaders for peace seminar: PTI

• November 23
PM firm on ceasefire offer: PTI
Hurriyat offers to talk to militant leaders: PTI
US asks Pak to respond positively to ceasefire: PTI

• November 22
Kashmiri groups welcome cease-fire

• November 21
Hurriyat ambivalent on truce offer
Harkat threatens attacks on Indian Army: PTI
Shelve Kashmir issue for 20 years: Qureshi
Response to cease-fire offer a cause for dismay, feels Pak media: PTI
Co-operative elections in J&K after panchayat polls: Abdullah

• November 20
Jihad council rejects cease-fire offer: PTI
Pak says it's tactical manoeuvring; Hizb feels it's meaningless
J&K militant groups reject truce: PTI
Advani rejects J&K trifurcation proposal

• November 19
Govt to halt J&K operations in Ramzan