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Death toll rises to 33 as protests continue to boil in KashmirRediff.com12 Jul 2016
Hundreds others were wounded many of whom received bullet and pellet injuries and are undergoing treatment in various hospitals.
J&K: 13 CRPF jawans injured in grenade attackRediff.com11 Jul 2016
Militants hurled grenade near a police station in the old city area of Jammu and Kashmir's summer capital, reports Mukhtar Ahmad/Rediff.com from Srinagar.
Top Hizbul Mujahideen commander killed in encounterRediff.com8 Jul 2016
Burhan Wani, the top Hizbul Mujaheedin commander was the poster boy of the outfit and was active in south Kashmir.
Police officer, 2 civilians wounded in militant attack in south KashmirRediff.com1 Jul 2016
The attack came on a day when the union home minister, Rajnath Singh is arriving in the valley to review the states security situation.
2 LeT militants killed in Pulwama encounter; locals clash with policeRediff.com30 Jun 2016
The slain militants are reported to belong to the district.
Mehbooba Mufti wins Anantnag bypoll over 12,000 votesRediff.com25 Jun 2016
She defeated her nearest rival, Hilal Ahmad Shah of the Congress party by 12,085 votes. Mehbooba polled 17,701 votes.
Terrorists hurl grenades at police vehicle in North Kashmir townRediff.com23 Jun 2016
The grenade missed the target and exploded on the roadside without causing any damage.
3 terrorists killed in encounter in KashmirRediff.com23 Jun 2016
A senior police officer said troops of counter insurgency Rashtriya Rifles and police jointly surrounded a forest area near Lolab in frontier Kupwara district early on Thursday.
Only 34% voters cast ballot in Anantnag bypollRediff.com22 Jun 2016
The bypoll assumes significance as Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti is seeking her election to the assembly from the constituency.
1 militant killed in encounter in KashmirRediff.com19 Jun 2016
"As the security forces were busy searching the area, the militants in hiding opened fire triggering a gunfight which is on. So far one militant has been killed," the officer said.
Two terrorists killed in Sopore encounterRediff.com17 Jun 2016
As soon as the operation ended, local residents started pelting stones at the security forces, he said, adding the clashes were going on till reports last came in.
J&K: 4 militants, 1 soldier killed in ongoing encounter in KupwaraRediff.com16 Jun 2016
Army foiled second infiltration attempt along the LoC in Kashmir in three days, reports Mukhtar Ahmad from Srinagar
Infiltration bid foiled near LoC, 5 soldiers injured; gunfight onRediff.com14 Jun 2016
A defence spokesman this evening confirmed five soldiers were injured in the gunfight so far.
Kashmiri Pandits pay obeisance at Kheer Bhawani templeRediff.com13 Jun 2016
From a trickle in 1990, when militancy erupted in the valley, the numbers have, however, gradually seen an upward trend.
Four policemen injured in militant attack in KulgamRediff.com12 Jun 2016
A senior police officer said a group of heavily armed militants opened indiscriminate fire at a police vehicle in Bongam Qazigund of Kulgam district.
Mehbooba enters the poll ring, but has a tough battle aheadRediff.com1 Jun 2016
Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti will on Wednesday file her nomination papers from the Anantnag assembly segment which fell vacant on the demise of her father and chief minister, Mufti Mohammad Sayeed.
5 terrorists killed, 2 jawans injured in encounter in KupwaraRediff.com21 May 2016
Five militants were killed in a day-long fierce gunfight in frontier north Kashmir Kupwara district on Saturday.
Security forces deployed in Srinagar to prevent seperatists' rallyRediff.com21 May 2016
Curfew-like restrictions were imposed in large parts of Srinagar on Saturday to foil Mirwaiz Umar Farooq's rally to commemorate his father's death anniversary.
'There are no shortcuts to success'Rediff.com18 May 2016
Athar Aamir Ul Shafi Khan is thrilled that he stood second in his second attempt at cracking the prestigious UPSC civil services examination.
Denied molestation by soldier under pressure: Handwara girlRediff.com17 May 2016
Victim says she was held in police custody 'against her will'.