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National Conference to Boycott Panchayat, Municipal Polls in Jammu Kashmir

September 05 The President of National Conference Farooq Abdullah has on Wednesday announced that National Conference will not participate in the forthcoming Panchayat/Muncipal polls in the Kashmir valley. Sources within NC informed The Kashmiriyat that the decision has been taken in view of the ongoing threats to special status of Jammu Kashmir. ...

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Municipal Commitee Elections from 1-5 October, Panchayat from 8 Nov to 08 December

September 01 Elections in Jammu Kashmir will be held from October, the new governor of the province, Satyapal Malik, announced. The urban body elections will be held from 1st to 5th October in four phases. The Panchayat elections will take place from 8th November to 8th December. In the meeting ...

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Police Book Kashmiri Journalist Under Militancy case

September 01 A Kashmir based journalist Asif Sultan who works for Kashmir Narrator and has been under Police custody for the past six days has been booked in a Militancy case. Sources told The Kashmiriyat that the journalist was arrested from his home during a nocturnal raid and his phone, ...

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Fear prevails among mainstream Politicians, workers as Militants, Forces follow Tit for Tat

August 30 In the past few weeks, a tit for tat policy of forces and militants have left the mainstream politicians and workers worried and are dreading them to step out of their homes. “We have not regained the political space in South Kashmir that was lost after the killing ...

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Hundreds Visit Families of Slain Militants Despite Restrictions

August 30 The Kulgam District in South Kashmir is mourning the death of the oldest Militant commander, Altaf Ahmed Dar and his colleague, Umar Rashid Wani who were killed in a gunfight on Wednesday. ALSO READ: Oldest Hizb Operative and Encounter Breaker Killed, Who was Altaf Kaczroo Sources told The ...

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Mirwaiz Qazi yasir condemns Attacks on Militant families, Says Kashmiris Stand with them

August 30 The Chairman of Ummat e Islami and Mirwaiz of South Kashmir, Qazi Ahmed yasir has  condemned the harassment of the families of Militants throughout South Kashmir. He said that the Militant families should not be targeted for the beliefs of their kith and kin. “It is regretting to ...

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Article 35A- Marriages Postponed as Uncertainty Prevails

August 30 TAWSEEF NAZIR Nazir Ahmed Dar, a resident of Islamabad (Anantnag)  is petrified as the dark clouds of 35A loom over Jammu Kashmir and his son is scheduled to get married the next week. An NGO, “We the Citizens” filed a petition challenging the special status of Jammu Kashmir ...

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Students Protest in Baramulla Against Militant Killings in South Kashmir

August 29 Scores of students from Government Degree College Baramulla on Wednesday staged a protest demonstration outside the college campus against the killing of two Militants in South Kashmir. Sources told The Kashmiriyat that a large number of students shouting pro Freedom and Pro Militancy Slogans gathered outside GDC Baramulla. ...

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Encounter Breaker and Oldest Hizb Operative Killed- Who was Altaf Kaczroo?

August 29 A resident of Hawoora area of Quimoh belt of Kulgam district in south Kashmir, Altaf Ahmed Dar alias Kaczchroo aged 37 was the oldest operative of Hizb ul Mujahideen in the Kashmir valley. He joined Militant ranks in 2006 and was arrested in August 2007 in a brief ...

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Riyaz Naikoo in Fresh Audio Warns Media

August 28 “You give less space to news related to the sufferings of the conflict, while Anti Freedom news is given front page space,” Riyaz naikoo is heard saying in his nearly 12 minute fresh audio. He accuses sections of media of running an Anti Militancy campaign, “Our houses are ...

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