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Policeman, rebels killed in Kashmir gunfight

A policeman and two militants were killed during a 14-hour-long encounter in Indian-administered Kashmir, police said Sunday.

Seven killed in Kashmir clashes, including one civilian

Two Indian Army soldiers and four suspected militants were killed Sunday in a gun battle in the Kulgam area of India-administered Kashmir, police said.

Pakistanis mark Kashmir Day with protests, one minute of silence

One minute of silence was observed across Pakistan to mark the annual remembrance of Kashmir Day on Sunday in a show solidarity with people of the disputed territory.

5 Indian soldiers rescued, 21 people dead in Kashmir snowfall

Five soldiers trapped under snow in the Machil area of India-administered Kashmir have been rescued, an army spokesman said Saturday, amid fresh avalanche warnings for the region.

Ten dead after militant attack on Indian Army unit in Kashmir

Militants attacked an Indian Army camp in Jammu and Kashmir state Tuesday sparking a gunbattle in which seven soldiers and three militants died, officials said.

Pakistan says 12 killed by Indian shelling, gunfire in Kashmir

Pakistani officials said Indian troops fired at a passenger bus on the Pakistani side of the disputed Kashmir region on Wednesday, killing nine civilians, amid rising tensions between the nuclear-armed neighbours.

Pakistan warns India against escalation after soldiers killed

Islamabad on Monday warned New Delhi against escalating border tensions after seven Pakistani soldiers were killed by Indian shelling in the disputed region of Kashmir.

Indian soldier killed in Pakistan border firing in Kashmir

An Indian soldier was killed and two civilians injured Sunday as Pakistani troops fired mortar shells across the de facto border known as the Line of Control in Kashmir, an Indian Army spokesman said.

Seven Indian civilians killed in Pakistan firing on border

Seven Indian civilians including two children were killed in firing by Pakistani troops on Tuesday amid tensions between the neighbouring states, Indian officials said.

India says three dead after Pakistani forces open fire in Kashmir

An Indian soldier and two civilians were killed when Pakistani border forces opened fire in Kashmir, Indian officials said Friday, as clashes along the frontier intensified.

3 civilians, trooper killed in India-Pakistan border clashes

Three civilians and a trooper were killed while several were injured in cross-border firing between the forces of India and Pakistan, officials said Monday.

Pakistan bans Indian media content amid Kashmir tensions

A blanket ban on Indian content in Pakistani media came into effect Friday, a Pakistani regulator said, as tensions between the nuclear-armed neighbours about the disputed region of Kashmir showed no signs of abating.

Clashes erupt in Indian Kashmir after boy is killed in firing

A teenager was killed in firing by security forces in India-administered Kashmir, sparking widespread anger and prompting authorities to impose a curfew on Saturday.

Three militants dead after attack on Indian Army base in Kashmir

Indian soldiers killed three suspected militants who attacked an army camp Thursday in northern Jammu and Kashmir state, an army officer said.

Pakistan reaffirms support for Kashmiri separatists amid violence

Pakistani leaders on Monday vowed support for Kashmiri separatists as militants killed an Indian soldier in the second attack in a fortnight on an army camp in the Himalayan valley.

Border guard killed as militants attack army base in Indian Kashmir

Militants attacked an army camp in India-administered Kashmir on Sunday night killing one border guard, according to local police.

India, Pakistan exchange small arms fire, rhetoric over Kashmir

Nuclear-armed neighbours India and Pakistan on Saturday exchanged fire across a border in the disputed Himalayan region of Kashmir, violating a ceasefire.

Calm at border as India, Pakistan reel from deadly Kashmir clashes

Political tensions were high but guns remained silent at the border between India and Pakistan on Friday, as the nuclear-armed neighbours reeled from deadly clashes in the disputed region of Kashmir that took place a day earlier.

India confirms Kashmir operation amid high alert on Pakistan border

Several teams from the Indian Army's special forces entered Pakistan-controlled Kashmir in a four-hour operation overnight, an Indian official says.

Pakistan exporting terrorism, says India's Modi

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi pointed a finger at Pakistan Saturday following a deadly army base attack, saying it was exporting terrorism to the world.

Indian and Pakistani troops exchange fire in Kashmir

Indian and Pakistani forces exchanged fire on Tuesday in the disputed Himalayan region of Kashmir, Indian officials said, two days after a militant attack killed 18 soldiers in the area.

India vows to teach Pakistan "lesson" over Kashmir militant attack

India and Pakistan were embroiled in a war of words on Monday as ministers in New Delhi vowed to teach the country's neighbour "a lesson" following a weekend attack on a military base which they say Islamabad is behind.

India blames Pakistan for Kashmir attack that killed 17 soldiers

Indian leaders blamed Pakistan-based militant groups for an attack on a military base in Indian-administered Kashmir that left 17 soldiers dead and more than 20 injured on Sunday.

17 soldiers and 4 militants killed in Indian Kashmir army base attack

Seventeen soldiers and four assailants were killed Sunday in an attack by suspected militants on an army base in Indian-administered Kashmir, the Indian Army said.

Eight militants, policeman killed in Indian Kashmir

Eight militants and a policeman were killed in separate gunbattles in India-administered Kashmir on Sunday and Monday, the army has said.

Militants killed near Kashmir border as protests continue

The Indian army said Sunday it had killed four militants in Kashmir, as clashes between police and protesters continued in the flashpoint border state.

Two killed in protests in Indian Kashmir amid uptick in violence

At least two protestors were killed Saturday in clashes with security forces in India-administered Kashmir following agitation against Indian rule over the past two months.

Teenager killed as fresh protests erupt in Indian Kashmir

A teenager was killed in firing by security forces as fresh protests erupted in India-administered Kashmir on Wednesday, officials said.

Curfew lifted from Indian Kashmir after over 50 days

Authorities lifted a curfew from most parts of Indian-administered Kashmir on Monday, more than 50 days since protests began after the killing of a militant leader.

Key separatist leader arrested in Indian Kashmir

A key separatist leader was arrested in India-administered Kashmir after he tried to join a rally against Indian rule in the region, officials said Saturday.

Security forces kill three militants in Kashmir, curfew continues

Security forces killed three suspected militants Sunday in a gunfight in India-administered Kashmir, defence sources said.

Kashmir teacher dies in Indian Army custody, villagers say

A 30-year-old teacher died in the custody of the Indian Army after he was picked up during a search for militants in a Kashmir village, residents said Thursday.

Five protesters killed in fresh clashes in Indian Kashmir

Five people were killed and over 20 injured Tuesday as fresh clashes broke out between protesters and security forces in India-administered Kashmir, police said.

Amnesty International India faces sedition charge over Kashmir debate

Amnesty International India has been accused of sedition and other serious charges in a complaint filed with the police after anti-India slogans were shouted at an event it organized to discuss Kashmir, police said Tuesday.

Modi's Independence Day speech focuses on Kashmir, Balochistan

Tensions between India and Pakistan rose Monday as Prime Minister Narendra Modi touched on Pakistan's Balochistan province in his Independence Day speech, one day after Pakistani President Mamnoon Hussain talked about India-administered Kashmir.

10 injured in rebel attacks in Indian Kashmir

Nine paramilitary troopers and one policeman were injured Monday when militants opened fire on them in the old quarter of Srinagar, capital of India's Jammu and Kashmir state, police sources said.

Kashmir tense as separatist leaders call for protest march

India-administered Kashmir was tense Saturday as a prominent separatist leader was arrested and the venue for a protest march in Srinagar city was sealed off by security forces.

Cries for freedom in Kashmir as India celebrates Independence Day

Its tranquil setting is deceiving: In verdant valleys and forested hillsides against the high snow-capped Himalayas, Kashmir boils over yet again in what has become a regular cycle of protests and violence.

Four militants killed, one caught alive in Indian Kashmir

One militant was caught alive and four were killed by security forces in India-administered Kashmir on Tuesday, even as a curfew was lifted from many parts of the region after more than a fortnight of unrest.

UN calls for "maximum restraint" in Kashmir as death toll hits 32

United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon Tuesday called for an end violence in India-administered Kashmir where 32 people have died in four days of protests.

Death toll reaches 23 in Kashmir unrest over killing of rebel

The death toll rose to 23 in India-administered Kashmir on Monday following protests and clashes in the Himalayan region over the killing of a militant leader.

Death toll reaches 19 in Kashmir clashes after rebel leader killed

Authorities India-administered Kashmir have imposed a curfew and appealed for calm as four more people died in protests Sunday over the killing of a militant leader, taking the death toll in the violence to 19.

Eight die in protests in Indian Kashmir after top rebel killed

At least eight civilians died in the troubled Himalayan region of Kashmir on Saturday during protests over the killing of a rebel leader by Indian forces, police said.

Five rebels, two soldiers killed in Indian Kashmir

At least five militants and two Indian soldiers have been killed in clashes in recent days at the de facto border of India-administered Kashmir with Pakistan, news reports said Thursday.

Five Islamist rebels killed shootout in Indian Kashmir

At least five Islamist militants were killed in a gunbattle with security forces in India-administered Kashmir on Saturday, officials said.

Death toll rises to four after Indian Kashmir clashes

Two more people died in India-administered Kashmir on Wednesday as a result of clashes with security forces the previous day, police said.

Fierce gunbattle in Indian Kashmir enters third day

A fierce gunbattle between security forces and militants in India-administered Kashmir entered a third day Monday, with a total of six people reported dead.

10 Indian troops dead in Kashmir avalanche

Ten Indian soldiers missing in an avalanche in Kashmir have died, officials said Friday.