10 dead in Kashmir gunbattle between rebels, army

Nov 28, 2014

10 dead in Kashmir gunbattle between rebels, army

Heavily armed militants fought a fierce gunbattle with soldiers in the Indian-held portion of Kashmir on Thursday, and four civilians were among the 10 dead, authorities said. The nine-hour exchange of firing stopped as night fell, but some militants were still believed to be ...

Indian Kashmir under curfew amid strike by separatists

Feb 9, 2014

Indian Kashmir under curfew amid strike by separatists

Thousands of Indian troops fanned out across Indian-controlled Kashmir on Sunday, detaining about 200 separatist activists to prevent protests during a three-day strike to mark the execution anniversaries of two separatists in New Delhi, officials said. Many parts of the Himalayan region were under ...

Aug 8, 2013

Pakistani Army behind attack: India

India’s government on Thursday said specialist troops from the Pakistani Army were involved in a deadly attack on Indian troops in Kashmir, in its first direct accusation of Islamabad’s complicity. Defense Minister A.K. Antony also hinted at stronger military action along the Line of ...

Aug 6, 2013

Five Indian soldiers killed in border skirmish

India said Tuesday that five of its soldiers died after their border post was attacked in the disputed region of Kashmir, six months after some of the most serious violence in a decade derailed peace talks with neighbor Pakistan. Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister ...

India hangs plotter from 2001 Parliament attack

Feb 10, 2013

India hangs plotter from 2001 Parliament attack

A Kashmiri separatist was executed Saturday over his role in a deadly attack on Parliament in New Delhi in 2001, an episode that brought nuclear-armed India and Pakistan to the brink of war. Afzal Guru, a former fruit seller, was hanged at Tihar Jail ...