Two police officers were killed in two separate gun attacks in Indian-controlled Kashmir a week after a historic Sufi shrine in the Himalayan region's capital was destroyed in a fire, authorities have said.
A blaze in a historic Sufi shrine in Indian-controlled Kashmir's capital on Monday triggered widespread anger and violence.
The Indian army said it gunned down five militants and foiled an infiltration bid near the border line that divides Kashmir between the nation and Pakistan.
Two avalanches swept over military camps in Indian-controlled Kashmir, killing at least 11 soldiers and leaving eight others missing, authorities said Thursday.
At least 19 people died when a bus plunged down a gorge Friday in a mountainous region of Kashmir, authorities said.
An avalanche in Kashmir early Tuesday killed one Indian officer and left six others missing, authorities said.
More than a thousand stranded people, cold and fearful, escaped blankets of snow and slippery roads Saturday after the Indian air force ferried them to warmer climates.
A senior minister in Indian-administered Kashmir escaped unhurt in a militant attack Sunday that left one of his security guards dead and two others wounded.
Three Indian paramilitary soldiers were wounded Tuesday when two powerful hand grenades exploded in Srinagar, the capital of Indian-administered Kashmir, authorities said.
A four-day long gunfight in Indian-administered Kashmir has left five militants and four Indian security personnel dead, regional authorities said Thursday.
At least 20 bus passengers were killed and a dozen others injured in a traffic accident Tuesday in Indian-administered Kashmir.
A civilian and an Indian paramilitary trooper were killed and two other people were wounded in a grenade attack Thursday in Baramulla in north Kashmir.
At least 18 persons were killed and 20 others were injured when a bus skidded off a road in the mountainous region of Kashmir, officials said.
An Indian army officer and five militants were killed Saturday in clashes along the de facto border between Indian and Pakistan administered Kashmir, the army said.
An Indian soldier and five suspected militants died in a shootout that lasted all day in Indian-administered Kashmir, authorities said Saturday.
Indian security forces were locked in a fierce gunbattle with militants Friday after they rescued a woman hostage in Kashmir.
Nine policemen were injured, five of them critically, in a booby trap blast Wednesday outside a heavily guarded police station in Sopore, authorities said.
A makeshift bomb exploded Friday at a mosque in the summer capital of India's portion of Kashmir, killing a prominent Muslim cleric who had been a moderate voice in the troubled Indian state.
India detains hundreds of people each year without charge or trial to "keep them out of circulation" in the northern state of Jammu and Kashmir, according to a new report released Monday by Amnesty International.
A protest erupted Saturday in a village in northern Indian-administered Kashmir after the killing of a man by the Indian army late Friday or early Saturday.
Authorities were searching Tuesday for suspects who gunned down two teenage sisters in a north Kashmir town.
Militants struck in a north Kashmir town Wednesday morning, killing two Indian paramilitary troopers.
Authorities in Indian-administered Kashmir started removal Tuesday of paramilitary bunkers from the capital, Srinagar, as part of their announced effort to defuse the ongoing unrest that has so far claimed 107 lives and left hundreds wounded.
Eight militants and a police officer were killed Friday in two gunfights in Indian-administered Kashmir, a defense spokesman said.
Violent protests erupted this summer in India's Kashmir region, resulting in the worst bloodshed in a decade. Many of the demonstrators want independence from India, while New Delhi has always said the unrest is fueled by Pakistani-sponsored extremists. Here is a brief look at the dispute.
An all-party Indian delegation reached Srinagar Monday morning for an on-the-spot appraisal of the unrest plaguing the Himalayan region of Kashmir for the past 102 days, which has claimed 105 lives.
Three youths who had been critically wounded in unrest in Indian-administered Kashmir died Sunday, and a 25-year-old woman died after a late-evening incident in the town of Sopore.
Continuing anti-India demonstrations claimed four more lives in India's Kashmir Valley on Saturday, police said.
Three people were killed and 20 were wounded in violent anti-India protests that continued Friday despite round-the-clock government curfews imposed in Kashmiri cities and towns.
Four people were killed and eight others wounded Wednesday when police fired on demonstrators in the town of Mendhar in India's Jammu and Kashmir state, a local official said.
Three people were wounded in Indian-administered Kashmir Tuesday when Indian security forces opened fire to quell curfew-defying, pro-independence mobs.
Indian police fired on pro-independence protesters in Indian-administered Kashmir Monday, killing four people and wounding 16 others, a senior police officer said.
Suspected militants struck at two places in southern Kashmir on Sunday night, killing two women and a government employee, police said Monday.
The Indian army accused Pakistani troops of violating a cease-fire agreement early Thursday by firing across the Line of Control that divides Kashmir.
Indian security forces opened fire on anti-Indian mobs Friday, killing four people in the latest violence by Kashmiris who want thousands of Indian troops out of Indian-administered Kashmir.
Continuing skirmishes between security forces and anti-Indian Kashmiris killed at least two people and wounded three others on Saturday, police said.
Spiraling violence claimed five more lives Tuesday in Indian-administered Kashmir, where anti-India mobs continued to defy the curfew restrictions in the capital of Srinagar and other towns.
Eight people were killed Sunday, including five in a massive blast at a police camp, as protesters clashed with police and an around-the-clock curfew continued in Indian-administered Kashmir for the third day.
Eight people, including a young boy, were killed and 67 were wounded Monday in continued clashes between protesters and security forces in Indian-administered Kashmir, a police spokesman said.
The death of a teenager whose body was fished from a stream triggered hours of violence Tuesday in Indian-administered Kashmir that also killed three other people, police said.
Four people were killed and five were wounded during violence Friday in Indian-administered Kashmir, a paramilitary official said.
One person was killed and four others injured Sunday when Indian security forces opened fire on a violent mob that tried to torch a paramilitary bunker in Srinagar, the capital of Indian-controlled Kashmir.
Kashmiri separatists have turned down Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's offer of talks.
Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh arrived on a two-day visit to Indian-administered Kashmir on Monday amid a complete shutdown and curfew-like restrictions in parts of the capital city.
A bus accident in a mountainous region of Indian-administered Kashmir left at least 17 passengers and 50 others injured Friday morning, police said.
Anti-India protesters clashed with Indian security forces Friday in Indian-administered Kashmir after a New Delhi, India-court handed down death sentences to two members of the Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front convicted of a 1996 bombing in a Delhi market that killed 13 people.
The death toll among Indian security forces rose to four Wednesday in the second day of a firefight with militants in northern Kashmir, Indian authorities said.
An Indian army officer and two troopers were killed Tuesday as Indian security forces battled militants in a daylong firefight in the northern Kashmir town of Sopore.
Police arrested an Indian border guard trooper Wednesday, charging that he killed one of two teenagers whose deaths sparked days of unrest here last week.
An avalanche struck an army training camp in Indian-controlled Kashmir on Monday, killing 15 troopers and injuring 17 others, and Indian army spokesman said.
Indian authorities flooded the streets of Srinagar with security forces Thursday to quell four days of violence sparked by the death of a schoolboy.
A blast near a small army medical dispensary in Pakistani-administered Kashmir killed at least three soldiers Wednesday morning, police said.
An Indian army officer, a naval commando and two top militant commanders were among eight people killed in two extended gunfights in Indian-administered Kashmir, a senior police officer said Wednesday.
At least 20 people were killed and 26 others injured, 21 of them seriously, Monday afternoon in a road accident in the mountainous Doda district of Indian administered Kashmir.
A pair of attacks Saturday that killed two policemen and critically injured a third shattered a recent lull in violence in the summer capital of India's Jammu and Kashmir state.
The state's governor gave his support to the embattled chief minister, who had tendered his resignation after an allegation that he was involved in a sex scam dating back to 2006.
The chief minister of Indian-administered Kashmir tendered his resignation Tuesday after he was accused of being involved in a 2006 sex scandal, his adviser said.
Four police officers were arrested by the special investigation team probing the alleged rape and murder of two young Muslim women in India-administered Kashmir Wednesday evening, a senior police officer confirmed.
A massive rescue effort was underway Wednesday after a bus crashed in Indian-administered Kashmir, killing 25 people and wounding 43 others.
At least 20 people are feared dead after a bus plunged into a river Sunday in Indian-administered Kashmir's hilly Doda district.
Indian authorities have suspended four police officers and an official of the forensic science laboratory for destroying evidence and "dereliction of duty" in the alleged rape and killing of two Muslim women.
Two soldiers, including an officer, and three militants have been killed in a fierce gunfight in the Kupwara district on the north Kashmir frontier, the Indian army said Monday.
A passenger bus tumbled into the Chenab River in Indian-administered Kashmir's hilly Kishtwar district Monday morning, killing at least 29 people and injuring nine others, authorities said.
Police say a bus plunged hundreds of feet into a river after the driver lost control on a sharp curve.
Five days of gunbattles between the Indian army and separatist militants in Indian-administered Kashmir have left at least 25 dead -- eight Indian army troopers, including one officer, and 17 militants, the Indian military said Tuesday.
The toll in the raging gunfights between the militants and Indian army in the Indian administered Kashmir rose to 19 Monday with the killing of four more Indian army troopers and five militants.
Ten people in the disputed territory of Kashmir have been killed in ongoing gunfights between militants and Indian troops, an Indian defense spokesman said Sunday.
India says Pakistani troops in Kashmir fired "indiscriminately" at Indian positions Friday night.
The Indian army has found an officer and two troopers accountable for "lapses" in the killing of two youths in Indian administered Kashmir.
Protesters -- angry about the killing of a carpenter, allegedly by Indian paramilitary forces -- on Thursday stormed the streets of a village near Srinagar, the capital of Kashmir.
Indian police and paramilitary troops placed a large section of Srinagar under strict restrictions Saturday in hopes of thwarting further violence in the summer capital city of Indian-controlled Kashmir.
A bus rolled into the fast-flowing Chenab River in northern India, killing at least 20 people, officials said.
The Srinagar airport opened Saturday to international traffic, part of an effort to encourage tourism and trade.
The heavily guarded, seventh and final phase of voting for a state assembly ended Wednesday in Srinagar, the summer capital of Indian-administered Kashmir. Results are expected Sunday.
Separatist militants ambushed an Indian paramilitary patrol in Indian-administered Kashmir Monday afternoon, killing two Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) troopers, police said.
Anti-election demonstrators threw stones at two polling stations and clashed with Indian security forces Sunday as voters stood in long lines in Indian-controlled Kashmir to cast ballots in the second stage of state elections.
Indian paramilitary forces gunned down two youths in Kashmir on Saturday, one of them a high school student apparently taking part in an anti-India demonstration, authorities said.
Hundreds of police and paramilitary troops enforced tight security in Indian-controlled Kashmir Friday to prevent separatists from staging a rally amid renewed violence in the divided Himalayan region.
Indian officials have announced a seven-phase election plan to elect a new state government in the part of Kashmir under New Delhi's control.
Indian security forces sealed off Srinagar's center Monday to thwart a rally by separatists and tighten a round-the-clock curfew now in its second day in the violence-torn Himalayan region.
Indian authorities in Kashmir placed the Himalayan region in an around-the-clock indefinite curfew early Sunday to scuttle a planned pro-independence rally.
A strict Indian-imposed curfew continued for the third day in Kashmir on Tuesday, with the death toll for the past 24 hours reaching five after clashes between Indian security forces and pro-separatist protesters defying the curfew.
Indian authorities in Kashmir arrested more than a dozen pro-separatist leaders and placed the divided Himalayan region in an around-the-clock curfew to scuttle a planned pro-independence rally Monday.
Once again, the hatred between Muslims and Hindus in the state of Kashmir and Jammu has ignited a crisis
A senior Indian Army officer, two Indian Army soldiers and five separatist militants were killed in the Machil sector of the Line of Control in Indian-administered Kashmir Friday, the Indian Defense Ministry said.
A dispute over 99 acres of land for a Hindu shrine has prompted protests by hundreds of thousands, reviving the separatist movement and threatening to further undermine the India-Pakistan peace process
Violent protests continued across Kashmir Wednesday, as the death toll from the past two days of demonstrations rose to 20, a senior police official said.
At least six people were killed and 55 hurt Tuesday in clashes between Indian police and villagers protesting in three communities in India-controlled Kashmir, police said.
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A mother and her four children were killed Thursday in a grenade attack on a bus stand in Srinagar, police said.
Five people, including three children, were killed Thursday in a grenade attack on a bus stand in Srinagar, police said.
Two people were killed and four wounded Sunday when militants hurled a grenade at a crowd in a popular mountainous resort in Kashmir, police said.
A blast from an improvised explosive device Saturday killed nine Indian soldiers and wounded 14 traveling in an army convoy, an army spokesman said.
The top Indian elected leader in Kashmir resigned Monday after weeks of protests that have left seven people dead.
At least five people were killed in a dispute between Indian forces and militants.
An Indian army trooper was shot to death Monday on the border between the Indian- and Pakistani-administered parts of Kashmir, the Indian Defense spokesman said.
A gun battle between security forces and militants fighting against Indian rule in the Himalayan territory of Kashmir left five people dead and two others injured Sunday.
A massive explosion has struck a highway overpass near the Indian-controlled Kashmir government's main building, injuring 17 people, according to police.
Aftermath of an explosion that struck a highway overpass near a Kashmir government building in Srinagar.