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The extent of the conspiracy of silence is such that even leaders like Farooq Abdullah, who are hated by the Jamaat-e-Islami, oppose its ban.
J&K Police booked and later arrested 9 youths under UAPA for being part of a cricket match organised in the memory of a slain militant from Nazneenpora.
The 10 youths include nine local cricketers and slain militant Syed Ruban's brother, who allegedly organised the cricket match in Shopian Thursday.
ThePrint retraces the movement of three missing youth from Rajouri who are believed to have been killed in an alleged encounter in Shopian on 18 July.
The Shopian encounter resulted in the death of 3 men, their identity was not divulged at the time. Now, a Jammu family claims the 3 are their missing members.
For the first time since the emergence of the new militancy in Kashmir, the recruitment of local boys has seen an over 40% year-on-year decline.
Police said a search operation in Kulgam's Nagnad turned into an encounter when the militants, hiding in the area, opened fire at the security forces.
The murder of BJP leader Wasim Bari in Bandipora is another reminder that we must be steadfast in our resolve to completely erase militancy from Kashmir.
J&K Police said some parts of the Valley witnessed minor stone-pelting incidents, which were immediately brought under control. No processions were taken out.
Death of Bashir Ahmed Khan has triggered a massive controversy in Kashmir in light of two very divergent accounts regarding the circumstances of his killing.