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Nine killed in gun battles in Indian-controlled Kashmir

May 16 2019

SRINAGAR Indian troops and separatist militants clashed in Indian-controlled Kashmir on Thursday and nine people were killed, officials said, the latest casualties in a new phase of violence in the 30-year insurgency.

Five killed in gun battle in Indian-controlled Kashmir

May 16 2019

SRINAGAR, May 16 Indian troops and separatist militants clashed in Indian-controlled Kashmir on Thursday and five people were killed including a civilian, officials said, the latest casualties in a new phase of violence in the 30-year insurgency.

Rape of toddler sparks protests, clashes in Indian Kashmir

May 13 2019

SRINAGAR (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Thousands of people took to the streets of Indian-controlled Kashmir on Monday to demand the death penalty for a man who raped a 3-year-old girl, amid growing anger over sexual violence in the troubled Himalayan region.

Islamic State claims 'province' in India for first time after clash in Kashmir

May 11 2019

NEW DELHI/SRINAGAR, India Islamic State (IS) claimed for the first time that it has established a "province" in India, after a clash between militants and security forces in the contested Kashmir region killed a militant with alleged ties to the group.

Kashmir's Muslim clerics to focus on women's rights during holy month

May 08 2019

SRINAGAR (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Dozens of Muslim clerics in Indian-controlled Kashmir pledged to dedicate their Ramadan sermons to women's rights on Wednesday following the suicide of a girl who police say was repeatedly raped by her father.

India's heartland states vote in fifth phase of elections

May 06 2019

JAIPUR/SRINAGAR India's northern heartland voted on Monday in the fifth phase of a staggered general election, with Prime Minister Narendra Modi hoping his record on national security will win him a second five-year term.

Deadly encounters: the night the Indian army arrived in a village in south Kashmir

Apr 30 2019

PINGLAN, India/SRINAGAR Hundreds of Indian soldiers descended on the picturesque village of Pinglan, which is surrounded by south Kashmir's apple and apricot orchards, just before midnight on February 17.

Human rights and the law in Indian-controlled Kashmir

Apr 30 2019

SRINAGAR Both the United Nations and the International Criminal Court consider the way civilians said they were used by the Indian army to search houses in south Kashmir to be illegal under international law, experts said.

Human rights and the law in Indian-controlled Kashmir

Apr 30 2019

SRINAGAR Both the United Nations and the International Criminal Court consider the way civilians said they were used by the Indian army to search houses in south Kashmir to be illegal under international law, experts said.

CORRECTED-INSIGHT-Deadly encounters: the night the Indian army arrived in a village in south Kashmir

Apr 30 2019

PINGLAN, India/SRINAGAR, April 30 Hundreds of Indian soldiers descended on the picturesque village of Pinglan, which is surrounded by south Kashmir's apple and apricot orchards, just before midnight on February 17.

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