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Monday, December 16, 2019

Jammu and Kashmir Bifurcation

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


'Restore internet, end detentions': Indian-American lawmaker introduces Congressional resolution on Kashmir

December 08, 2019 11:25 am

It requests India to "swiftly release arbitrarily detained people" and "refrain from conditioning" the release of detained people on their willingness to sign bonds prohibiting any political activities and speeches.

Yashwant Sinha allowed to enter Srinagar, will try to meet detained leaders

November 23, 2019 2:11 am

"On way to Srinagar, Kashmir with the Concerned Citizens Group to make an independent assessment of the situation on the ground and the economic loss caused by the government's action. Hope will be allowed to enter," Sinha had tweeted earlier in the day.

Day after Amit Shah’s ‘normalcy’ remark, Valley shops down shutters

November 22, 2019 11:10 am

On Wednesday, Shah informed the Upper House that “total normalcy prevails in Kashmir, with government office and educational institutions functioning fully”.

Answer each and every question raised on Kashmir restrictions: SC to J&K admin

November 21, 2019 1:56 pm

Solicitor General Tushar Mehta, appearing for the administration, said most of the points made by the petitioners on restrictions are "incorrect".

Detained in Valley: Told couple of days, kept for 3 months, says RTI activist

November 21, 2019 7:33 am

Speaking to The Indian Express earlier this week, Bhat provided the first detailed account of the convention centre-turned sub-jail, where politicians, arrested following the government’s decision to revoke the special status of Jammu & Kashmir under Article 370, were lodged.

Case against AMU prof, husband: SSP asks officer how FIR was lodged

November 21, 2019 10:01 am

The complaint accused the couple of uploading “several objectionable posts” related to Kashmir and mocking Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

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

November 20, 2019 1:44 pm

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

November 20, 2019 7:44 am

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

Over 30 political detainees in Srinagar moved amid claims of manhandling

November 29, 2019 7:58 pm

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'

November 17, 2019 9:56 pm

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.


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

August 15, 2019 2:40 pm

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.