Jammu and Kashmir Bifurcation

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

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J&K situation 'normal' contrary to widespread belief, internet to be restored at apt time: Shah

The Home Minister also pointed out that not a single person has died due to police firing since August 5 when the Centre revoked J&K's special status under Article 370 of the Constitution.

Stone-pelting in J&K down since Aug 5, says govt, data differs

Earlier, the government had denied any significant protests or disruption of public order in the aftermath of its decision on Article 370.


30 political detainees in Srinagar moved amid claims of manhandling

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) claimed that the hostel wasn’t equipped with heating facilities, the reason unofficially given for shifting the detainees.

J&K: Police deny charge after Mufti's daughter claims detained politicians 'roughed up'

PDP chief Mehbooba Mufti’s daughter Iltija Mufti claimed that leaders like Sajad Lone, Waheed Para, and Shah Faesal were “roughed up” during the transfer.

Three J&K former CMs may remain in detention, hints minister

NC MP Farooq Abdullah, his son Omar Abdullah and PDP leader Mehbooba Mufti have been under detention in Kashmir since the Centre decided on August 5 to scrap special status and bifurcate the state of J&K into two Union territories. All three have served as chief ministers.

Nearly 3.5 lakh security personnel in J&K, Ladakh

Though the Army officially does not share the actual number of troops in the two Union Territories, sources said the number is much lower than what Pakistan claims at various international forums.


J&K: National Conference asks govt to release political leaders

The National Conference said more than 90 days later, things that people in the rest of the country take for granted like Internet access, and unhindered access to communication, are being denied to Kashmiri people.

Mufti’s daughter reacts to Modi’s photos with mother: 'Three months since you illegally detained mine'

Calling the photographs "heartwarming", Mufti's daughter further asked Modi "how much longer will you separate those mothers from their sons".

J&K becomes UT: 'Everybody can sense mood... state lost its identity today'

Street vendors stayed off the roads in Srinagar and private traffic was also thin as restrictions continued for the 88th consecutive day.

J&K becomes UT: Disquiet on streets, new L-Gs take oath at low-key events

The oath ceremony was a low-key affair with only top civil and security officials in attendance.

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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.