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Jammu and Kashmir loses special status, state to be Union Territory

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No shortage of medicines in J&K, restrictions helped save lives: Governor Satya Pal Malik

Landline services have also been restored in most parts, authorities said. However, the services continued to remain snapped in the commercial hub of Lal Chowk and Press Enclave in Srinagar.

Minority Affairs Ministry team to visit Kashmir on Aug 27-28 to identify development projects: Naqvi

The minister also said "precautions" taken in J&K are targeted at a "handful of separatists" who can mislead the people. "It is the job of a responsible government to not allow any misinformation campaign to be run," he said.


In Valley town, VHP man pleads his detained Kashmiri friend’s case

Standing at the gates of the guest house, Khanna, a former president of the Amritsar market association and a member of an organisation that had been most vocal in demanding the abrogation of Article 370, said Sofi was “a friend of 29 years” and almost “a family member”.

J&K likely to be on table as Modi talks to world leaders in France

While his predecessor Manmohan Singh has attended the G-8 summit five times between 2005 and 2009, this will be Modi’s first visit - at the invitation of French President Emmanuel Macron - to this gathering of major western economies of the world.

'We are in trouble': On Delhi flight, Kashmiri woman breaks down before Rahul Gandhi

"How long is this going to continue? This is one out of millions of people who are being silenced and crushed in the name of “Nationalism”," Priyanka Gandhi added in her tweet.

J&K HIGHLIGHTS: Clear that situation isn't normal, Rahul after being sent back from Srinagar airport

Jammu and Kashmir HIGHLIGHTS Today: The 12-member delegation of Opposition leaders was sent back from the Srinagar airport.


US working on two-prong strategy to ease Indo-Pak tensions over Kashmir issue: Senior officials

The first strategy is to exert pressure on Pakistan to refrain it from indulging in any cross-border infiltration or providing material or financial support to terrorist activities in India, particularly in Kashmir, they said.

J-K: Resentment and fear make people down Valley shutters

With the near total shutdown of communications, officials said they have been finding it hard to get public feedback to the measures, and only when phones and Internet are restored will a picture emerge.

J-K: Govt makes first contact with Omar Abdullah and Mehbooba Mufti

The sources said while panchayat elections held last year were seen as a “success”, it will be a while for the panch and sarpanch to build any sizeable political base. “That’s a few years away. Right now, we need leaders to spread the right message,” another source said.

Opposition leaders head to Srinagar today, J&K authorities say don’t disturb

The Opposition leaders’ decision comes a day after the parties held their first street protest in the capital demanding the release of detained political leaders in J&K, and is an attempt to mount pressure on the government to ease the restrictions.

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See photos: J&K celebrates first Independence Day after abrogation of Article 370

Amid tight vigil, Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik on Thursday hoisted the national flag in Srinagar’s Sher-e-Kashmir stadium to mark the state’s first Independence Day celebration since the revocation of Article 370 and Article 35A earlier this month.