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Jammu and Kashmir (state): 1952–2019 state administered by India
Jammu and Kashmir was a region formerly administered by India as a state from 1952 to 2019, constituting the southern and southeastern portion of the larger Kashmir region, which has been the subject of a dispute between India, Pakistan and China since the mid-20th century. The underlying region of this state were parts of the former princely state of Jammu and Kashmir, whose western districts, now known as Azad Kashmir, and northern territories, now known as Gilgit-Baltistan, are administered by Pakistan. The Aksai Chin region in the east, bordering Tibet, has been under Chinese control since 1962.

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Govt diverting attention of people and then looting them: Rahul Gandhi in J&K

Entering Jammu and Kashmir on the last leg of his Bharat Jodo Yatra, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi accused the Centre of indulging in mass pickpocketing by diverting the attention of people and then..
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‘Terrorist hotspot’ to ‘tourist hotspot’: MHA report on J&K

While the home ministry’s ‘year end review 2022’ document claims that 22 lakh tourists had visited Kashmir till October 5, 2022, J&K government sources told TOI that the tourist arrivals in the..
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Raze ecosystem that abets J&K terror: Amit Shah

Home minister Amit Shah on Wednesday, while appreciating the improvement in overall security situation in J&K, directed the Jammu & Kashmir police to identify the remaining terror “hotspots” in the..
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J-K: Police, security forces arrest five terrorist associates of terror outfit Hizbul Mujahideen

The Jammu and Kashmir Police along with the security forces also recovered a huge cache of arms and ammunition from their possession.
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Will continue fight for J&K's statehood: Ghulam Nabi Azad


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'UK accepted Rishi Sunak but India still shackled...': Mehbooba Mufti's 'divisive politics' jibe gets bold retort from BJP

Former Jammu and Kashmir CM Mehbooba Mufti congratulated new UK PM Rishi Sunak on his victory while taking a jibe on the ruling BJP in India.
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Cop arrested after accidental fire kills civilian in Jammu & Kashmir’s Pulwama

A J&K police personnel was arrested on Wednesday after his rifle went off “accidentally” at a check-post in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district, resulting in the death of a civilian. Additional DGP,..
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I have a clear mandate that I don't want to talk to Pakistan, says Amit Shah in J&K

Union home minister Amit Shah on Wednesday slammed the 'Gupkar alliance' for "laying down a red carpet" for Pakistani terrorists in India as well as demanding that the Centre should talk to Islamabad...
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Elections will be held in Jammu and Kashmir with full transparency after voters' list compilation: Amit Shah

Amit Shah also ruled out holding any dialogue with Pakistan, adding that he only wants to talk to Gujjars, Bakarwals and the youth of Kashmir.
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Hemant K Lohia murder: Servant becomes prime suspect in killing, J-K police say 'no terror angle'; top updates

The Jammu and Kashmir police have said that initial investigations do not point towards a terror angle in the murder of DGP Hemant K Lohia.
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Ghulam Nabi Azad unveils Democratic Azad Party, vows to follow 'Mahatma's ideals'

Former J&K CM Ghulam Nabi Azad launched his Democratic Azad Party with a nod to the "ideals of Mahatma Gandhi" in Jammu on Monday, exactly a month to the day he quit Congress with a critique of how the..
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Jammu and Kashmir police books another radical cleric

Another radical cleric was arrested in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian district.
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Can't promise Article 370 restoration, but can guarantee return of statehood for J&K: Azad cites PM, Shah's 'promise'

Ghulam Nabi Azad said if some people were promising the return of Article 370 -- which was scrapped by the Centre in August 2019 -- "let them".
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'Will bring back special status for Jammu and Kashmir': Mehbooba Mufti on Ghulam Nabi Azad's Article 370 remark

PDP leader Mehbooba Mufti attacked Ghulam Nabi Azad over his statement regarding the recent scrapping of Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir.
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Cannot give back Article 370, won't mislead people: Ghulam Nabi Azad at Kashmir rally

Former Jammu and Kashmir CM Ghulam Nabi Azad also slammed political parties for misleading people with the promise of bringing back Article 370.
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Ghulam Nabi Azad twisting facts in his favour to befool people of J&K: Congress

The Congress on Sunday hit back at Ghulam Nabi Azad accusing him of working at the behest of his "political bosses" and said he was twisting facts in his favour to befool the people of Jammu and..
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'Won't rule from Delhi; full statehood will be party's aim': Ghulam Nabi Azad in Jammu and Kashmir rally

Ghulam Nabi Azad said that he has not yet decided on the name of his new political party, but the primary aim will be statehood for Jammu and Kashmir.
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People of J&K will decide name and flag of my party, Ghulam Nabi Azad says

Ghulam Nabi Azad, who recently broke his five-decade-long association with the Congress, announced his own party in Jammu on Sunday. Sunday's rally also marked his first public rally after leaving the..
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'Talking to political rivals doesn't change DNA': Ghulam Nabi Azad's fiery response of Congress

After Congress accused Ghulam Nabi Azad of being "Modi-fied", the Jammu and Kashmir leader hit back at his former political party.
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50 J&K Congress leaders quit party in support of Ghulam Nabi Azad

Over 50 Jammu and Kashmir Congress leaders, including former deputy chief minister Tara Chand, on Tuesday announced resignation from party in support of Ghulam Nabi Azad. Chand and several others,..
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They question me, but not the one who's fulfilling Modi dream: Ghulam Nabi Azad

Amid allegations that his exit is motivated to help BJP ahead of the imminent J&K assembly polls, renegade Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad clarified that neither he nor BJP could contribute a single..
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J-K: Three LeT terrorists nabbed in Sopore; hand grenades recovered

The terrorists have been confirmed as Shariq Ashraf, Saqlain Mushtaq, and Tawfeeq Hassan Sheikh, as per Jammu and Kashmir police.
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Will launch new party soon, first unit in J&K in view of impending polls: Ghulam Nabi Azad

Veteran politician Ghulam Nabi Azad on Friday said he would launch a new party soon and that its first unit would be set up in Jammu and Kashmir."I am in no hurry as of now to launch a national party..
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Farooq Abdullah to call all-party meet in September on J&K voting rights to ‘non-natives’

Cautioning the Centre and Election Commission that Kashmiris won’t accept “voting rights to non-natives of J&K”, National Conference president and Srinagar MP Farooq Abdullah said Monday that he..
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Anand Sharma quits as chairman of Steering Committee of Himachal Congress

Just days after Ghulam Nabi Azad quit as the chairman of J&K campaign committee, his G23 signatory Anand Sharma on Sunday resigned from the chairmanship of the party's steering committee for Himachal..
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Why did Ghulam Nabi Azad quit Congress' J&K committee after being appointed chairman?

In an unprecedented move, senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad decided to quit the Jammu and Kashmir committees of the party.
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J&K terrorism will be finished in a year: LG Sinha

Terrorism will be rooted out from J&K within a year, lieutenant governor Manoj Sinha said Saturday at an Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav event held by the Dal Lake in Srinagar. As he spoke that the path to..
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No Kashmiri Pandit resigned from Jamu and Kashmir government job after terror attacks: Government

"As per the information provided by the government of Jammu and Kashmir, no Kashmiri Pandit working under the Prime Minister's Development Package has resigned in protest against the killing of a..
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Jammu and Kashmir: Police ASI Mushtaq Ahmad shot dead by terrorists in Srinagar

In a terrorist attack in Jammu and Kashmir's Srinagar, a police officer was shot dead while several others were left injured.
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J&K photographer says she was stopped at IGI from boarding flight to France

A Pulitzer winning photojournalist from Kashmir, Sanna Mattoo, was reportedly stopped by immigration authorities in Delhi on Saturday from boarding a flight to Paris. She tweeted an image of her..
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It’s a privilege for J&K to host G20 meet: LG

Jammu & Kashmir will be hosting the 2023 meeting of G20, an influential grouping that brings together the world’s major economies, with the Union territory administration on Thursday setting up a..
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Rajnath Singh says assembly polls in J&K possible by year-end

Addressing an event to celebrate the 200th year of the coronation of Maharaja Gulab Singh, the defence minister said the delimitation exercise has been completed and now the number of seats has gone up..
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J-K: Police say 99 militants killed in Valley this year in different encounters

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Union home minister Amit Shah is chairing a high-level security review meeting over the targeted killings in Jammu & Kashmir. In the most recent attack, a bank manager, identified as Vijay Kumar, was..
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Home Minister Amit Shah will hold a meeting today to review situation arising in the Valley after targeted killings of Hindus in the last one month.
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Home minister Amit Shah to review situation in Kashmir on June 3

Home minister Amit Shah will chair a high-level meeting on June 3 to discuss the situation in Jammu and Kashmir with Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha and others, officials said here on Wednesday. They..
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ED grills Farooq Abdullah for over 3 hours in JKCA scam case

The Lok Sabha MP from Srinagar reached the ED office at Rajbagh here around 11 am. Before going inside the ED office, the former chief minister linked his questioning by the ED with the forthcoming..
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Pakistani drone with payload shot down in J&K's Kathua, say police

A Pakistani drone with a payload was shot down in the Kathua district of Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday shortly after it crossed into the Indian side from across the International Border, police said.
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Gupkar Alliance deems Yasin Malik's life imprisonment 'unfortunate', setback to Kashmir peace efforts

In a press statement, the PAGD expressed its fear of the decision backfiring and enhancing the separatist feeling in Jammu and Kashmir further.
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Jammu and Kashmir: Police officer killed in militant attack, daughter injured

Police sources said that militants fired at policeman, Saifullah Qadri and his daughter in Anchar area of Srinagar.
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'The Kashmir Files triggered violence in J-K', says Mehbooba Mufti after Kashmiri Pandit killing

Days after the killing of Rahul Bhat, Mehbooba Mufti said that 'The Kashmir Files' has triggered violence in Jammu and Kashmir.
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India slams OIC for 'unwarranted' comments on delimitation exercise in J&K

The Centre on Monday hit out at the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) for its "unwarranted" comments on the delimitation exercise in Jammu and Kashmir and asked the group to refrain from..
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'BJP after all our mosques': Former Jammu and Kashmir CM Mehbooba Mufti on Gyanvapi row

Addressing a press conference, Mufti said, "They are after all our mosques. They are after the Gyanvapi Mosque now."
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Kashmiri Pandit staffers will be shifted to safer districts: J&K LG

Jammu & Kashmir LG Manoj Sinha on Sunday informed PAGD and BJP delegations that PM package employees, mostly Kashmiri Pandits, will be deployed in secure and safer district and tehsil headquarters in..
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