India at UNHRC LIVE | Pakistan an epicentre of terrorism, narrative on Kashmir fabricated

Addressing the 42nd session of the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva on Tuesday, Pakistan, making a statement on behalf of 58 countries, said that the worsening human rights and humanitarian situation in Kashmir, especially following decisions taken on August 5th, 2019, required urgent attention by the Council and human rights mechanisms. India takes on Pakistan at the UNHRC. Stay tuned for more.
  • 20:14
  • 19:44
  • 19:43

    Secretary (East) MEA, Vijay Thakur Singh at UNHRC in Geneva on Jammu & Kashmir: My Government is taking affirmative action by adopting progressive policies to promote socio-economic equality & justice.

  • 19:40
  • 19:09

    Important to respect and protect fundamental freedoms of the people of the Indian administered Jammu and Kashmir: Pak Foreign Secretary in UNHRC

    Pakistan'sForeign SecretaryTehmina Janjua, speaking on behalf of 58 countries, said thatworsening human rights and humanitarian situation in Indian administered Kashmir, specially following decisions taken on August 5th, 2019, requiredurgent attention by the Council and human rights mechanisms.

    "We share the concern expressed by High Commission Bachelet regarding the impact of recent actions on the human rights of Kashmiris. Secretary-general Guterres, UN Special Procedures in their joint press release of 22nd August, civil society organisations and the international media, have repeatedly expressed serious concerns about the reported, unprecedented restrictions on the continuous curfew imposed since August 5th 2019," saidJanjua.

    Junjua also brought up the 'curbing of fundamental freedoms, communications blackout and reports of widespread torture, extrajudicial killings, arbitrary arrest, molestation of women and enforced disappearances.'

    She mentioned that, in accordance with the UN security charter, UNSecurity Resolutions and human rights standards in international law, "it wasimportant to respect and protect fundamental freedoms of the people of the Indian administered Jammu and Kashmir, especially the right to life, liberty and security."

  • 10:03

    PDPs MPs protest over Kashmir situation

    PDP's Rajya Sabha MPs Nazir Ahmad Laway and Mir Mohammad Fayaz protest in Parliament premises over the situation in Kashmir.

  • 12:54

    Pak FM raises Kashmir with Lanka, NZ and Azerbaijan

    Pakistan's Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi Thursday held telephonic conversations with his counterparts from Sri Lanka, New Zealand and Azerbaijan to discuss the Kashmir issue with them.
    Qureshi underlined that the "steps taken by India in Kashmir entailed a grave risk for peace and security in the region", the Foreign Office said.

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  • 11:10

    Restrictions under Section 144 of the CrPc were announced

    Fresh restrictions were imposed inthe city and other parts of the Kashmir Valley as a preventive measure ahead of Friday congregational prayers, officials said.

    Restrictions under Section 144 of the CrPc were announced on the public address system. People have been asked not to venture outside and barricades have been placed.

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  • 16:33
  • 16:25

    No hospital has reported a shortage of drug or of any disposable item: MEA spokesperson Raveesh Kumar

    What we understand is perhaps there were certain sectors which were temporarily closed, there have been NOTAM (A notice to airmen) which were issued that too for a certain period. There has been no statement from Pakistan confirming closure of airspace, says MEA spokesperson, Raveesh Kumar in his press conference.

    Not even in one incident any hospital has reported a shortage of drug or of any disposable item. Not a single life has been lost, not a single bullet has been fired. There has been gradual but positive improvement in the situation on ground, he added.

  • 16:23
  • 15:07

    Communication gag hits fire fighting ops in Kashmir

    The ongoing communication gag has hit fire fighting operations in Kashmir as 118 fire stations across the Valley having no phone connectivity.

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  • 14:51

    Pak shelling along LoC in Poonch

    Pakistan on Thursday opened fire and shelled mortars along the LoC in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district, an official said.

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  • 14:49

    Announcements of 50,000 jobs cheers Kashmiri youth

    Amid prevailing uncertainty, Jammu and Kashmir governor Satya Pal Malik’s announcement of 50,000 jobs within next three months has cheered up unemployed youth in the Valley.

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  • 13:24

    Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP), RAJOURI: Case registered against 5 people under sections 153-A of the IPC and66-B of the IT Act for sensitive posts on social media. Anyone who attempts to disturb peace will be dealt with strictly.

  • 11:17

    Pakistan should focus on addressing human rights violations and atrocities in PoK: Rajnath Singh

    * How can we talk to Pak when it keeps trying to destabilise India using terror.

    * US defence secretary during my telephonic call told me that abrogation of Article 370 is an internal matter of India

    *Kashmir has always been with us and will remain so

    *No country is with Pakistan on the current issue

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  • 10:56
  • 10:16

    Defence Minister Rajnath Singh inaugurates the 26th ‘Kisan-Jawan Vigyan Mela’ in Leh

  • 09:38

    Mobile phone services snapped across Jammu and Kashmir since August 5, resumed in five districts of Jammu region- Doda, Kishtwar, Ramban, Rajouri and Poonch. (ANI)

  • 09:36

    Sitaram Yechury leaves for Srinagar

  • 18:02

    J&K Guv assures phone and internet services will be resumed gradually

    Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik: The medium of phone and internet is used less by us and mostly by terrorists and Pakistanis as well as for mobilisation & indoctrination. It is a kind of weapon used against us so we have stopped it. Services will be resumed gradually.

  • 17:55

    J&K Governor Satya Pal Malik announces 50,000 jobs in J&K

    We today announce 50,000 jobs in J&K administration, we will appeal to the youth to get involved with full vigor, in coming 2-3 months we will fill these positions, says J&K Guv Satya Pal Malik

  • 17:52

    Cong spokesperson Randeep Surjewala on BJP's allegations on Rahul Gandhi

  • 17:50

    No civilian casualty till now: Satya Pal Malik

    Every Kashmiri life is valuable to us, we don't want the loss of even a single life. There has been no civilian casualty, only the few who got violent are injured, they also have below the waist injuries, says J&K Guv Satya Pal Malik

  • 17:49

    Mobile phone connectivity to be opened in Kashmir districts: J&K Guv

    J&K Governor Satyapal Malik: We are opening mobile phone connectivity in Kupwara and Handwara districts(of Kashmir), soon we will open connectivity in other districts as well

  • 17:43

    Amid tensions, govt defers JK investor summit

    The government has decided to defer the first-ever investor summit in Jammu and Kashmir (J&K), amid tensions prevailing after the abrupt the revocation ofspecial status to the erstwhile state.

    The official sources in the government confirmed to DH that the investor summit in J&K has been deferred and that the government hasn't planned any new dates for now.

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  • 17:18

    Rajnath to visit Ladakh on Thursday

  • 17:17

      Government sources: Reports about the government setting up a GoM (Group of Ministers) on issues relating to Jammu and Kashmir is not correct, and as such, denied.

  • 12:23

    SC allows Jamia student to visit his parents in Anantnag district of J&K

    The Supreme Court on Wednesday allowed a law student from Jamia Millia Islamia University here to visit his parents in Anantnag district of Jammu and Kashmir and asked the police to provide him security.

    The top court asked the student Mohd Aleem Syed to file an affidavit after visiting his parents.

    (PTI)

  • 12:06

    Restrictions eased in 81 police station area across the Valley

    High schools in the Kashmir Valley reopened on Wednesday in areas where restrictions have been lifted but students kept away.

    Higher secondary schools in the valley have been shut for over three weeks due to restrictions imposed in the state after its special status was revoked.

    Restrictions on the movement of people have now been eased in 81 police station areas across the Valley.

    Briefing reporters about the status of schools, Director Education Kashmir Younis Malik had said on Tuesday that 3,037 primary schools and 774 middle schools have re-opened across the valley.

  • 11:56

    Delhi HC seeks Centre's response Shah Faesal plea

    Delhi HC seeks Centre's response on a plea of Shah Faesal, who is detained in Srinagar, to give him a copy of the Look Out Circular (LOC) against him.Court asks the Centre to file reply by September 1 and will hear the matter onSeptember 3. (PTI)

  • 11:49

    Shashi Tharoor backs Rahul Gandhi

    Supporting Rahul Gandhi on the UN petition by Pakistan, Shashi Tharoor tweeted, "J&K is an integral part of India; we opposed the manner in which Art.370 was abrogated because the way it was done assaulted our Constitution& democratic values. No reason for Pak to draw any comfort from our stand."

  • 11:17

    Rahul Gandhi has been mischievously dragged by Pak: Congress

    Congress spokesperson Randeep Singh Surjewala slammed Pakistan for dragging Rahul's name in a petition moved in UN.

    He tweeted, "Let no one in the world be in doubt that JK & Ladakh WERE-ARE-SHALL always remain an integral part of India. No amount of diabolical deception by Pak shall change this truth. Shri Rahul Gandhi has been mischievously dragged by Pak to justify their pack of lies."

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  • 10:59

    SC rejects request for interlocutor

    Supreme Court refuses a request from the Centre to appoint an interlocutor for Jammu & Kashmir.

    The Supreme Court on Wednesday issued a notice to the Union government on pleas challenging the validity of the August 5 Presidential Order removing the special status of Jammu and Kashmir and a subsequent law dividing the state into two Union Territories.

    A bench of Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi and Justices S A Bobde and S Abdul Nazeer sought a response from the Union government on the petitions filed by sitting National Conference MPs, among others.

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  • 10:56

    Supreme Court issues notice to Centre

    Supreme Court issues notice to Centre and others and says that a five-judge Constitution Bench will hear all the petitions related to abrogation of Article 370, in the first week of October.

    Supreme Court also issued a notice to the Centre on the plea by Kashmir Times Executive Editor, Anuradha Bhasin, seeking a direction for relaxing restrictions on the internet, landline, & other communication channels. SC sought a detailed response from the Centre within 7 days.

    (ANI)

  • 10:00

    Jammu and Kashmir Reservation (Second Amendment) Bill to be taken up in RS

    In Rajya Sabha, the first bill to be taken up is The Jammu and Kashmir Reservation (Second Amendment) Bill, 2019, at 11 AM. Amit Shah will move this Bill. He is expected to speak on Cab decision on Kashmir

  • 10:52

    SC allows Sitaram Yechury to visit J&K

    Supreme Court allows CPI(M) leader Sitaram Yechury to visit J&K and meet his party leader and former MLA, Yousuf Tarigami. Chief Justice of India (CJI) Ranjan Gogoi said "We will permit you to go, you are the general secretary of a party. Don't go for anything else".

    Supreme Court said that the visit of Sitaram Yechury should only be to meet party leader Yousuf Tarigami as a friend, and not for any political purpose.

    (ANI)

  • 10:42

    Supreme Court starts hearing a batch of petitions

    Supreme Court starts hearing a batch of petitions questioning the validity of the Central Government's decision to remove the special status of Jammu & Kashmir and abrogating Article 370.

    Chief Justice of India (CJI), Ranjan Gogoi allows Mohammad Aleem Syed, one of the petitioners in the case, to travel to Anantnag to meet his parents. Court has directed the Jammu and Kashmir Government to provide police protection to him.

    (ANI)

  • 09:57

    Rahul Gandhi says that Pakistan is the "prime supporter of terrorism across the world"

    Former Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday tweeted saying, "There is violence in Jammu & Kashmir. There is violence because it is instigated and supported by Pakistan which is known to be the prime supporter of terrorism across the world."
    Pakistan Human Rights minister Shireen Mazari, on Tuesday, had written a letter to the United Nations about the human rights violations in the Jammu and Kashmir region, as "a charge which has been rejected several times by India".

    In the letter, she said, "Acts of violence have been acknowledged by mainstream politicians, such as the leader of the Congress party, Mr. Rahul Gandhi who has noted "people dying" in Jammu and Kashmir, in light of events "going very wrong there."

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  • 13:21

    Imran Khan calls Saudi Crown Prince, for the second time, on the Kashmir issue

    For the 2nd time in a month, Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan held a telephonic conversation with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman on the Kashmir issue, according to a media report.

    Khan spoke to the Crown Prince on Monday about the situation in the Valley after India revoked the special status given to Jammu and Kashmir and bifurcated it into two union territories, The News International reported.

    (PTI)

  • 13:16

    CRPF ADG briefs J&K Governor about security situation

    CRPF ADG Zulfiqar Hasan on Tuesday met Governor Satya Pal Malik, in Srinagar, and briefed him about the prevailing security situation in Jammu and Kashmir, a Raj Bhavan spokesman said.

    The additional director general of the CRPF also briefed him about the role being played by the paramilitary force for internal security management, he said.

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  • 12:36

    High-level meeting begins

    The high-level meeting chaired by Union Home Secretary A K Bhalla, begins in Home Ministry.

  • 12:14

    One killed in first attack since Article 370 abrogation

    In a first such incident after the special status of Jammu and Kashmir was revoked, suspected militants on Monday abducted two members of the nomadic Gujjar community from a forested area in Pulwama district and later shot one of them dead, police said.

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  • 11:52

    Prahlad Patel will be touring Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh

    Tourism minister Prahlad Patel will be touring Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh with ateam of officials from the Union tourism ministrynext month to finalise plans for boosting tourism in the two newly-formed Union territories', by November 1.

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  • 11:44

    J&K Reorganisation Act: MHA to hold high-level meet

    The Union Home Ministry will hold a high-level meeting on the Jammu and Kashmir Reorganisation Act Bill, 2019, on Tuesday, chaired by Union Home Secretary, Ajay Kumar Bhalla, according to reports.
    The J&K Reorganisation Act is about the bifurcation of the state into two union territories, i.e, Jammu and Kashmir with a legislature, and that of Ladakh, without a legislature.

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  • 16:02

    Long struggle of 'patriotic' people has culminated with the abrogation of Article 370: J&K BJP

    The long struggle of the 'patriotic' people has culminated with the abrogation of Article 370 and the achievement of 'one Nation - one Constitution and one Flag', Jammu and Kashmir BJP said on Monday.

    Party's state spokesperson Balbir Ram Rattan said this is also a tribute to those 16 youths, who were gunned down for hoisting the tricolour at various places in the Jammu region during historic 'Ek Vidhan, Ek Nishan, Ek Pradhan' agitation in 1952-53.

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  • 15:29

    Indian Women's Press Corps condemns Press Council of India's move to approach the SC supporting Centre's decision

    The Indian Women's Press Corps on Monday condemned the Press Council of India's move to approach the Supreme Court supporting the Centre's decision to impose restrictions on communication in Jammu and Kashmir following the abrogation of Article 370 provisions, and asserted that it was a "unilateral action".

    The application filed in the Supreme Court by the PCI seeks intervention in the petition filed by Anuradha Bhasin, Executive Editor of Kashmir Times, in which she had sought the removal of restrictions on communication which she said were coming in the way of journalists' right to exercise their profession.

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  • 14:26

    Normal life remained affected in Kashmir

    Normal life remained affected inKashmirfor the 22nd consecutive day on Monday as markets and schools were shut, but the movement of private vehicles in the city improved, officials said.

    Restrictions were lifted in most areas of the valley, but the deployment of security forces continued to maintain law and order, they said.

    (PTI)

  • 14:20

    Ambedkar was not in favour of the separate provision of Article 370 for J&K: Mayawati

    Bahujan Samaj Party president Mayawati on Monday lashed out at the Opposition parties' attempted visit to Srinagar after the scrapping of Jammu and Kashmir's special status.

    In a series of tweets, Mayawati said: "It is well known that Baba Saheb Dr Bhimrao Ambedkar was in favour of equality, unity and integrity of the country. Hence, he was not in favour of the separate provision of Article 370 for Jammu and Kashmir. Because of this, BSP had supported its scrapping in the Parliament."

  • 13:35

    Markets shut, internet services still suspended in J&K

    Normal life remained affected in Kashmir for the 22nd consecutive day onAug.26 as markets and schools were shut, but the movement of private vehicles in the city improved, officials said.

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  • 12:52

    PM Modi and Trump likely to talk on Kashmir

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi is expected to hold a meeting with the US President Donald Trump, later on Monday afternoon, on the sidelines of the G7 Summit in Biarritz, France. Talks about the latter's offer to "mediate" between India and Pakistan with respect to the Kashmir issue, which the US State Department later rephrased as "ready to assist if desired", and trade are on the cards.


    Trump had earlier referred to the Jammu and Kashmir issue as "explosive".

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  • 12:36

    Rahul Gandhi has made my invitation an unending business: Malik

    "We have abrogated article 370, and you will see in the coming days, we will work so much for the people of Kashmir, and create such circumstances, that people of PoK will start saying -see, that (Jammu&Kashmir) is the ideal place to live," says Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik.

    "Rahul Gandhi has made my invitation an unending business. I had said if you don't believe us then come & visit, later he said I'll meet people under house arrest, will meet Army. I said I can't accept these conditions and left it to administration," he said.

    (ANI)

  • 17:53
  • 14:43

    Nothing more 'political, 'anti-national' than shutting down of democratic rights in Kashmir: Priyanka

    "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'," she said in a tweet accompanying the video.

    "For those who accuse the opposition of 'politicising' this issue: There is nothing more 'political' and 'anti national' than the shutting down of all democratic rights that is taking place in Kashmir," Priyanka Gandhi said.

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  • 13:53

    Minority Affairs Ministry team comprising top officials to visit Kashmir Valley from Aug 27-28: Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi

    A Minority Affairs Ministry team will visit the Kashmir Valley for two days from Tuesday to identify the areas to implement centrally-sponsored development projects after provisions of Article 370 was abrogated, Union minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi has said.

    He also asserted that those opposing the government's withdrawal of J&K's special status, acting as per their "political prejudice", will also come around to support the move after seeing its impact.

    (PTI)

  • 13:41

    Our attitude is such that there should be no loss of human lives: Malik

    Jammu & Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik said that there was no shortage of essential commodities and medicines in Kashmir, in fact, we delivered meat, vegetables, & eggs to people's houses on Eid.

    He said, "In all the crises that happened in Kashmir in the past, at least 50 people used to die in the first week itself. Our attitude is such that there should be no loss of human lives. For ten days there will not by any telephone [connections], but we will soon bring it all back."

  • 13:39

    Landline services restored in most places in Kashmir Valley

    The communication curbs in Kashmir have been eased to some extent and landline telephone services restored in most places across the Valley in view of the improving situation, officials said on Sunday.

    No untoward incident was reported from anywhere in the Valley on Saturday, they said, adding the restrictions on communication were eased in view of the improving situation.

    Landline telephone services have been restored in most areas across the length and breadth of the Valley, the officials said.

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  • 13:37

    Kashmiri Pandits rally in US supporting the revocation of Art 370

    The Kashmiri Pandit community in the US held a rally applauding the Indian government's decision to revoke Article 370 of the Constitution that accorded special status to Jammu and Kashmir.
    The Indian government on August 5 revoked Article 370 which gave special status to Jammu and Kashmir and proposed that the state be bifurcated into two union territories, Jammu and Kashmir, and Ladakh.

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  • 11:59

    Oppn leaders board flight to Srinagar

  • 11:43

    J-K: Yechury moves SC for production of detained CPI(M) leader

    CPI(M) general secretary Sitaram Yechury has filed a writ petition in the Supreme Court for production of party leader Mohammed Yousuf Tarigami, who has been under detention in Jammu and Kashmir since the Centre abrogated provisions of Article 370, the party said on Saturday.

    PTI

  • 11:27

    Sardar Patel united 630 princely states, only J&K was left: Shah

    Home Minister Amit Shah at Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel National Police Academy in Hyderabad: I want to pay tributes to Sardar Patel; he united 630 princely states, only Jammu & Kashmir was left. Under PM Modi's leadership, article-370 has been abrogated & J&K fully integrated with rest of India

  • 11:22

    Trump to Modi's plan to ease regional tensions in J&K

    Senior US administration official: India’s decision to rescind Article 370 in Kashmir is an internal decision, but certainly with regional implications and President Trump will likely want to hear how PM Modi intends to calm regional tensions in light of this significant move.

  • 11:20

    Rahul Gandhi to visit Jammu and Kashmir

    Congress leader Rahul Gandhi leaves from his residence. A delegation of Opposition leaders, including Rahul Gandhi, will visit Jammu & Kashmir today.

  • 22:34

    Visit to Valley will disturb restoration of peace, normal life: J-K govt to political leaders

    The Jammu and Kashmir government issued a statement on Friday night asking political leaders not to visit the Valley as it would disturb the gradual restoration of peace and normal life.

    It also said the visit by politicians would be in violation of restrictions that have been imposed in many areas of the Valley.

    The statement comes close on the heels of a proposed visit by opposition members, including Congress leader Rahul Gandhi, on Saturday to meet people of Kashmir where restrictions are imposed after the Centre withdrew special status to the state.

    PTI

  • 19:39

    Pak violate ceasefire at Rajouri: ANI

  • 19:23

    Minor injuries reported in J&K: Planning Commission Principal Secretary

    As of now,we've reports of 2 injuries; both are reported to be minor injuries. We'll endeavor that landline communication is restored to its full functionality as soon as possible,subject to physical limitation that BSNL is facing", the J&K Principal Secy (Planning Commission) told ANI

  • 19:22

  • 18:51

    As night falls, jawans on alert to keep Kashmir safe

    From dawn to dusk, and sometimes from dusk to dawn as well, the hours pass by in wakeful alertness for paramilitary troopers tasked with ensuring law and order in a land that is many hundred miles from home


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  • 17:13

    At least 4000 detained in Kashmir since Aug 5: Govt

    Thousands of people have been detained in Indian Kashmir over fears of unrest since New Delhi stripped the restive region of its autonomy two weeks ago, government sources said.

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  • 16:13

    India has been captured, as Germany had been captured by Nazis, by a fascist, racist Hindu Supremacist ideology & leadership.This threatens 9m Kashmiris under siege in IOK for over 2 weeks which shd have sent alarm bells ringing across the world with UN Observers being sent there

    — Imran Khan (@ImranKhanPTI) August 18, 2019

  • 15:42

    BS Hooda feels the Congress is not the same as old

  • 13:44

    Any talks with Pak will now be on PoK: Rajnath Singh

    Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday said if talks with neighbouring Pakistan are now held, it will be on the issue of Pakistan Occupied Kashmir (PoK).

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  • 09:56

    AIMIM MP Asaduddin Owaisi has given Adjournment Motion Notice in Lok Sabha over Kashmir issue: ANI

  • 13:39

    Mobile Internet services again snapped in Jammu region

    Low-speed (2G) mobile Internet services were once again snapped in five districts of Jammu region on Sunday to check rumour-mongering, a day after the services were restored.

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  • 22:47

    Ex-bureaucrats, army officers move SC over Article 370

    A group of retired bureaucrats, officers from Armed forces and others on Saturday filed a petition in the Supreme Court challenging the constitutional validity of the August 5 Presidential order revoking the special status granted to Jammu and Kashmir.

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  • 19:32

    Indian Army Lance Naik Sandeep Thapa who lost his life in ceasefire violation by Pakistan

  • 19:31

    Indian Army troops inflicts heavy damage to Pak Army posts

    Defence Spokesperson Lt Col Devender Anand: Indian Army troops have inflicted heavy damage to Pakistan Army posts and casualties to Pakistan Army soldiers in response to ceasefire violations by Pakistan in Nowshera sector.

  • 15:57

    Curbs in J-K being lifted gradually, says Kishan Reddy

    The restrictions imposed in Jammu and Kashmir in the wake of abrogation of Article 370 are being lifted gradually and the situation should be normal within a week, Union Minister of State for Home G Kishan Reddy said on Saturday.

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  • 15:50

    Article 370 had become shield for terrorists: Prasad

    Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said on Saturday that Article 370, which gave special status to Jammu and Kashmir, had become a platform to "shield" terrorists and their patrons.

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  • 14:51

    Akbaruddin extends 'hand of friendship' to Pak journos

    India’s Permanent Representative to the UN Ambassador Syed Akbaruddin in a symbolic gesture shook the hands of Pakistani journalists, extending his "hand of friendship" to them as he addressed the media after the UN Security Council held closed consultations on Kashmir.

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  • 14:39

    Government offices will be fully functional from Monday: Rohit Kansal, Jammu & Kashmir Principal Secretary (Planning Commission)

    We are looking forward to the opening of schools beginning with primary schools across the valley. As we mentioned on Friday, there will be full functionality of government offices from Monday: Rohit Kansal, Jammu & Kashmir Principal Secretary (Planning Commission)

  • 14:25

    Pakistan PM welcomes UN's move to discuss Kashmir

    Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan on Saturday welcomed the UN Security Council's decision to discuss tensions in the disputed region of Kashmir, a day after India slammed the rare meeting.

    Tensions have soared since India earlier this month stripped the part of Kashmir that it controls of its autonomy, sparking calls from Pakistan for the international community to intervene on the decades-old issue.


    India has always insisted theKashmirissue can only be resolved bilaterally with Pakistan and New Delhi's ambassador to the UN, Syed Akbaruddin, expressed annoyance over the council talks Friday.

  • 09:53

    Centre asks States to be on alert

    The Centre on Monday asked all states to be on alert following an impending important decision related to Jammu and Kashmir.


    Sources said it has issued advisories to states and union territories to remain alert to ensure that the law and order situation remains peaceful, ahead of the crucial Cabinet meeting.

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  • 13:35

    No untoward incident reported so far: Rohit Kansal J&K Principal Secretary (Planning Commission)

  • 12:51

    Kashmir: Restrictions on movement of people eased

    Restrictions on the movement of people in the Kashmir Valley were eased on Saturday, with landline services restored in some areas of the city, even as stringent security arrangements continued to be in place, officials said.

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  • 12:10

    Resolve tensions with India bilaterally: Trump to Imran

    US President Donald Trump on Friday conveyed the importance of India and Pakistan reducing tensions through bilateral dialogue on the Kashmir issue during a phone call with Prime Minister Imran Khan, the White House said.

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  • 11:41

    2G mobile internet services restored in parts of Jammu

    Low-speed (2G) mobile internet services have been restored in five districts of Jammu region after remaining suspended for a fortnight, officials said on Saturday.

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  • 11:22

    Parents of students outside J&K can't transfer money

    As all the banks in the Valley are closed, people have no option to transfer money to their children studying outside Kashmir.Coupled with information blockade and strict restriction on movement, helpless people have no option but to wait outside police stations and DC offices to at least contact their loved ones.

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  • 11:03

    'Clouds of darkness', Mehbooba's daughter on Kashmir

    Iltija Javed, the daughter of former chief minister Mehbooba Mufti, has said in an open letter that Kashmir has been engulfed in "clouds of darkness" ever since the special status given to Jammu and Kashmir was abrogated and feared for the safety of Kashmiris.

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  • 10:42

    Landline services in 17 exchanges of Kashmir restored

    The landline services have been restored in Budgam, Sonamarg and Manigam areas of central Kashmir. In north Kashmir, the services have been restored in Gurez, Tangmarg, Uri, Keran, Karnah, and Tangdhar areas.

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  • 10:22

    UNSC meet on Kashmir grave diplomatic failure: Congress

    The Congress on Friday slammed the Modi government for a “grave diplomatic failure” hours before the United Nations Security Council took up informal discussion on the Kashmir issue at the instance of China.

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  • 10:07

    6 longest days of my life: Notes from curfewed Kashmir

    With no landlines, mobiles or internet in the Valley, this is the second-longest communication blockade witnessed since 2016. What makes it worse is that not even a single post office is operational.

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  • 09:49

    Russia stuns India, invokes UN resolutions on Kashmir

    Much to New Delhi's surprise, Russia on Friday referred to the charter and resolutions of the United Nations while expressing hope that India and Pakistan would settle the dispute over Kashmir.

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  • 17-8-2019
    09:34

    Revoking Article 370 entirely internal matter: India

    India on Friday said the revoking of Jammu and Kashmir's special status was "entirely an internal matter" with "no external ramifications" and firmly told Pakistan that it has to stop terrorism to start talks, as the UN Security Council held a rare closed door meeting on the Kashmir issue.

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  • 23:17

    Stop terror to open talks: India to Pak after UNSC meet

    India on Friday firmly told Pakistan that it has to stop terrorism to start talks as the UN Security Council held a rare closed door meeting to discuss revocation of the special status of Jammu and Kashmir.

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  • 22:22

    Imran discusses Kashmir with Trump over phone

    Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Friday discussed the Kashmir issue with US President Donald Trump over phone, as the UN Security Council held a closed door meeting to discuss India revoking the special status of Jammu and Kashmir.

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  • 19:46

    UNSC begins closed door meeting on India revoking special status to Jammu & Kashmir

    The UN Security Council began a rare closed-door meeting to discuss India revoking the special status of Jammu and Kashmir after Pakistan, backed by its all-weather ally, China, requested "closed consultations" on the issue.

    The outcome of the UNSC meeting will not be a formal pronouncement as the consultations are informal in nature. India and Pakistan are not attending the meeting, which is open only to the five permanent members and 10 non-permanent members.

    PTI

  • 19:27

    Only China backing Pak in UNSC meeting on Kashmir: Dawn

    With only China "openly favouring" Pakistan at the UNSC, a leading Pakistani newspaper on Friday commented that the top organ of the world body's current composition does not seem to favour Islamabad as the Council discusses India's revocation of the special status to Jammu and Kashmir.

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  • 19:14

    J&K faces repressive onslaught: activists, academicians

    Describing the situation in Jammu and Kashmir as a "repressive onslaught", over 400 activists, academicians and artistes on Friday said the manner in which the state has been "annihilated" spells an "imminent danger" to the whole of India and urged that no steps about the future of Jammu and Kashmir be taken without the consent of the people there.

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  • 18:31

    Detained Kashmir journalist released on bond

    A Kashmir-based journalist, who was apprehended by security forces Thursday night, has been released on a bond, officials said on Friday.

    Irfan Malik, a correspondent with the Greater Kashmir newspaper, was detained from his home in Tral in Pulwama district.

    He was questioned and has been released after signing a bond, they said.

  • 18:29

    Pakistan gets backing only from China at UNSC meeting on Kashmir: newspaper

    With only China "openly favouring" Pakistan at the UNSC, a leading Pakistani newspaper on Friday commented that the top organ of the world body's current composition does not seem to favour Islamabad as the Council discusses India's revocation of the special status to Jammu and Kashmir.

    PTI

  • 17:36

    Yesterday's protests were overwhelmingly peaceful: British High Commission in India

    Spokesperson, British High Commission in India: Yesterday’s protest outside the Indian High Commission in London was overwhelmingly peaceful. We were in close contact with our colleagues at the Indian High Commission throughout the day.

  • 16:52

    Indian Railways: Thar Express train(Jodhpur to Karachi) stands cancelled till further orders

  • 16:11

    Kashmir: Authorities impose tight curbs for Friday prayers

    Authorities imposed strict restrictions in Kashmir's main city of Srinagar ahead of Friday prayers to prevent any protests, though the government in New Delhi said curbs on movement and communications will be lifted in the next few days.

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  • 16:01

    Not a single untoward incident has been reported from any corner of J&K in the last 10 days: Shafiq Mir, Chairman, All J&K Panchayat Conference

  • 15:48

    Shah calls scrapping special status of J&K a big milestone

    Union Home Minister Amit Shah asserted on Friday that scrapping the special status of Jammu and Kashmir is a "big milestone” for the unity and integrity of the country and will ensure the development of the state.

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  • 15:25

    Govt's focus is on the earliest return to normalcy while ensuring that terrorist forces are given no opportunity to wreak havoc: J&K Chief Secy

  • 15:17

    Telecom connectivity will be gradually eased and restored in a phased manner: J&K Chief Secretary, BVR Subrahmanyam

    Schools will be opened after the weekend area by area. Movement of public transport to be made operational. Govt offices are functional from today. Telecom connectivity will be gradually eased and restored in a phased manner: J&K Chief Secretary, BVR Subrahmanyam

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  • 15:09

    Watch: Jammu and Kashmir Chief Secretary briefs the media in Srinagar

  • 14:34

    TV becomes channel for messaging in Kashmir

    With landlines, mobiles and internet connections blocked, television channels have become a mode of communication in Kashmir for people in the Valley and also for those elsewhere in the country and abroad.

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  • 14:11

    Jammu and Kashmir chief secretary will address press conference in Srinagar today at 3 PM.

  • 13:39

    Pak launches crackdown on sale of Indian film CDs

    The Pakistan government has launched a crackdown on the sale of CDs of Indian movies after New Delhi revoked the special status to Jammu and Kashmir, according to a media report on Friday.

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  • 12:44

    Governor Satya Pal Malik directs Civil Secretariat Srinagar and government offices to resume normal functioning from Friday.

  • 12:21

    SC pulls up lawyer for filing PIL on Article 370

    The Supreme Court on Friday pulled up an advocate for filing a PIL related to withdrawal of the special status of Jammu and Kashmir, without making proper pleadings, assertions and prayers.

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  • 12:10

    Return of KPs to Valley possible only with support of stakeholders: Adviser to Guv

    Adviser to J&K Governor, Farooq Khan, has said the complete return of Kashmiri Pandits (KPs) to the Valley is possible only with the support and cooperation of all stakeholders.


    "The complete return of Kashmiri migrants to the Valley is possible only with the support and cooperation of all stakeholders, including the civil society of Kashmir, who share a social and cultural bond with the Kashmiri migrants," Khan said on Thursday.


    The statement came in the wake of hopes for the return of over 3 lakh displaced pandits to the Valley after the scrapping of the special status for Jammu and Kashmir under Article 370.


    (PTI)

  • 12:02

    Kashmir remains shut for 12th consecutive day

    Kashmir remained shut for the 12th consecutive day on Friday, even as the authorities relaxed restrictions on the movement of people in Srinagar.

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  • 11:52

    School and government offices to reopen on Monday: Report

    According to media reports citing state administration sources, schools and government offices in Kashmir will reopen on Monday.

  • 11:36

    We would like to give little more time on issue of lifting restriction on media in J&K: SC

  • 11:21

    Nudged by China, UNSC to discuss Pak plea on J&K

    China has nudged the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) to schedule a closed-door consultation on Friday to discuss Pakistan’s plea to bring the issue of Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) back on the Horse-Shoe Table in the wake of recent moves by India.

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  • 11:11

    Day by day situation improving in J&K, curbs being lifted gradually: Centre to SC

  • 22:13

    Kashmir video: Press Club of India disallows screening

    The Press Club of India on Wednesday “under pressure” refused permission to a fact-finding team, which visited Jammu and Kashmir, to screen a video and display photographs from the troubled state, which they said has now turned into a "prison under military control''.

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  • 20:06

    Army foiled an infiltration attempt of terrorists in Uri: Sources

    Army Sources: Last night Indian Army foiled a major infiltration attempt of terrorists backed by the Pakistan Army in the Uri sector of Jammu & Kashmir. The infiltration push was backed by heavy firing from Pakistan Army posts.

  • 19:50

    Activists claim situation 'not normal' in Kashmir after visit to Valley

    Noted economist Jean Dreze and activists Maimoona Mollah, Kavita Krishnan and Vimal Bhai travelled to various parts of Kashmir from August 9-13 to assess the ground situation after special status to Jammu and Kashmir was withdrawn.

    Releasing a report on the visit at a press conference, they alleged that the "real situation" in Kashmir is "quite different" from what is being portrayed.

    PTI

  • 19:35

    Sikh leader in Kashmir raps India's revoking of region’s autonomy

    India’s move to revoke the autonomy of Kashmir has increased anti-India sentiment in the Himalayan region and will backfire, said the president of the largest Sikh group in Jammu and Kashmir state.

    “They have committed a big blunder,” said Jagmohan Singh Raina, president of the All Parties Sikh Coordination Committee, a group of civil and religious organisations from the Sikh community. “They could have changed laws, but at least they should have consulted us,” Raina said in an interview.

    PTI

  • 19:21

    The rightsinclude progressive, egalitarian laws & provisions related to RTE; accessing public info through RTI; reservations in education & employment & other facilities for deprived communities; & justice for our daughters by abolishing unequal practices such as instant triple talaq, says President.

  • 19:12

    President Kovind says he is confident on the recent changes made in J&K and Ladakh

    I'm confident that the recent changes made in Jammu-Kashmir & Ladakh would be of immense benefit to those regions. They will enable the people to access & enjoy the same rights, same privileges & same facilities as their fellow citizens in the rest of the country: Prez Kovind

  • 19:11

    Beating retreat ceremony at the Attari-Wagah border on the eve of I-Day

  • 18:21

    Some detentions under Public Safety Act: J&K ADGP

    J&K ADGP, SJM Gillani: There have been detentions under the Public Safety Act, there have been preventive arrests as well. Some people have also been shifted out of the state. As of now, there are only 2 people who are in hospital with some injuries, rest were discharged after first-aid

  • 18:17

    Overall security situation seems calm: J&K Principal Secretary

    J&K Principal Secretary (Planning Commission) Rohit Kansal: There will be some restrictions for tomorrow. The overall security situation continues to be calm. There have been no major reports of any untoward incident.

    On reported detention of J&K Peoples Movement leader, Shah Faesal, Kansal said, "Any detention or arrest is based on local assessment of law and order requirement and taken accordingly. We will not comment on individuals."

  • 18:14

    J&K Governor pre-occupied with making arrangements for the celebration of I-Day

    J&K Governor's Office: Rahul Gandhi has taken four days to respond on an issue, which already stands clarified and settled. At present, the entire State Administration is pre-occupied with making arrangements for the celebration of Independence Day.

    Governor has already referred the matter to the local Administration which will get in touch with the MP at a convenient time. Governor has no further statement to make on this issue.

  • 17:45

    Restrictions eased in Kashmir for I-Day celebrations

    With situation by-and-large remaining peaceful, authorities on Wednesday eased restrictions in Srinagar and other parts of Kashmir with Jammu and Kashmir government gearing up for Independence-Day functions in the Union Territory (UT).

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  • 17:40

    Pak vows to respond to any Indian aggression in Kashmir

    Prime Minister Imran Khan warned India Wednesday that Pakistan was prepared to respond to any aggression in the disputed region of Kashmir, vowing the time had come to teach Delhi a lesson.

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  • 17:38

    Security and law & order review meeting chaired by NSA Ajit Doval was held yesterday

    A security and law & order review meeting chaired by NSA Ajit Doval was held, yesterday. Meeting was attended by K Vijay Kumar Advisor to Governor, Lt. Gen Ranbir Singh, Lt Gen KJS Dhillon, DGP Dilbagh Singh, Chief Secretary B Subramaniam, and others.

  • 16:16

    Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) Deputy Commandant Harshpal Singh awarded Kirti Chakra for his role in a counter-terrorist operation in Jammu and Kashmir in which three Jaish-e-Mohammed terrorists were killed.

  • 15:15

    School students in the district celebrate Raksha Bandhan with security personnel.

  • 14:37

     Pakistan I-Day: No exchange of sweets between BSF, Pak Rangers at Attari-Wagah Border

  • 15:25

    Centre's J&K move a strong reply to terrorists: Gadkari

    Union minister Nitin Gadkari on Wednesday said this year's Independence Day will be celebrated with "much more enthusiasm" in view of the Centre's decision to revoke Jammu and Kashmir's special status.

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  • 15:13

    Former IAS officer Shah Faesal sent back to Kashmir

    Former IAS officer Shah Faesal who was detained briefly at Delhi airport on Wednesday has beensent back to Kashmir.

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  • 14:54

    'Kashmiris and Pakistanis are one', says Alvi on I-Day

    Pakistan President Arif Alvi on Wednesday said "Kashmiris and Pakistanis are one" people and the country will continue to stand with the people of Kashmir.

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  • 14:40

    Worried locals ask non-Kashmiris to vacate valley

    After the Centre revoked controversial Article 370 of the Constitution, which gave special rights to the people of Jammu and Kashmir, thousands of skilledand semi-skilled non-local labourers are vacating the Valley, as they have been asked by the locals to do so.

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  • 11:59

    Chidambaram slams J&K Governor over Rahul Gandhi invitation

    Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram on Wednesday hit out at Jammu and KashmirGovernor Satya Pal Malik for his u-turn on the invite to Rahul Gandhi to visit the state, saying that it was "never sincere" and a "propaganda tool".Chidambaram's remarks came a day after Malik turned down the invitation for Rahul to visit J&K accusing him of politicising the issue by seeking to bring along a delegation of opposition leaders.

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  • 11:40

    Naik dubs Article 370 as 'long pending wound' of J&K

    Union minister Shripad Naik on Wednesday said the Independence Day celebrations this year hold greater significance as the Centre has cured the "long-pending wound" in the form Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir.

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  • 09:26

    Pak seeks emergency meeting of UNSC over Kashmir

    Pakistan has formally called for an emergency meeting of the UN Security Council to discuss India's move to revoke the special status to Jammu and Kashmir, Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi said on Tuesday.

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  • 09:24

    Congress is frustrated; PoK part of India: Javadekar

    The Congress is speaking in different voices on the special status of Jammu and Kashmir because of its "frustration, despair and directionless politics", Union minister Prakash Javadekar said on Tuesday.He added that PoK (Pakistan occupied Kashmir) is a part of India and a seat will be left for it in the assembly.

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  • 07:30

    J&K 'sensitive', govt should be given time: SC

    The Supreme Court on Tuesday refused to pass an immediate order to lift restrictions imposed on telecom and internet services in Jammu and Kashmir, stating that the Centre must be given some time to restore normalcy in the state.Observing that the situationin J&K was “very sensitive”, athree-judge bench presided over by Justice Arun Mishra said, “Nothing can be done overnight. If normalcy would be there, we don’t know.”

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  • 23:47

    Pak might redeploy troops from Afghan border amidst crisis with India over Kashmir: envoy

    Pakistan might redeploy troops from the Afghanistan border to the Kashmir frontier amidst fresh Indo-Pak tensions, according to Islamabad's ambassador to the US, a move The New York Times said could complicate the ongoing peace talks between America and Taliban

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  • 23:20
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  • 22:03

    J&K to host investors meet on October 12 in Srinagar

    Seeking to woo businesses to Jammu and Kashmir after scrapping of Article 370, the state administration on Tuesday announced a three-day global investors summit to be held in Srinagar from October 12.

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  • 21:35

    J&K visit: Rahul is trying to create unrest, says Guv

    Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik on Tuesday lashed out at Congress leader Rahul Gandhi for putting "pre-conditions" for a visit to the state and alleged he was trying to "create unrest" by seeking to bring a delegation of opposition leaders.

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  • 21:34
  • 19:52

    Restrictions in J-K eased out in phased manner: MHA

    Restrictions imposed on people's movement and communication links in Jammu and Kashmir are being eased out in a phased manner, while the highway connecting Jammu with Srinagar is functioning normally, a Home Ministry spokesperson said on Tuesday. Quoting a statement of the Jammu and Kashmir administration, the spokesperson said flight from the Kashmir Valley are operating normally and about 1,500 light motor and other vehicles are plying on a daily basis through the highway, which is functioning smoothly.

  • 19:28

    Government Sources: Union Home Minister Amit Shah has no plans to visit Srinagar, Jammu & Kashmir on 15th August

  • Counseling for admission to MCA course in Dept of Computer Science & IT, Main Campus, Offsite Campus & affiliated govt & private colleges, shall start from 16 August.

  • J&K Governor's office: Rahul Gandhi is politicizing the matter of Kashmir

  • Rahul Gandhi responding to fake news: J&K Governor's office

    J&K Governor's office: Rahul Gandhi was responding to fake news possibly spread from across the border about the situation in Kashmir, which is peaceful with negligible incidents. He can check for himself from various Indian channels which have reported correct position in the valley

  • Classes of University of Jammu to commence from tomorrow

  • 18:40

    Situation in Jammu has acquired normalcy, says  Divisional Commissioner of Jammu

    Divisional Commissioner of Jammu, Sanjeev Verma said, "situation in Jammu has acquired normalcy, in the whole of the Jammu province. In some of the districts, we have maintained prohibited precautions only to maintain a level of regulation, as reported by ANI.

  • 18:07

    Principal Secretary (Commerce & Industry), Jammu and Kashmir, NK Chaudhary: J&K has decided to host Investors Summit from 12-14 October,this will be first ever global summit being hosted by the state till date.The inaugural session of the summit will be held in Srinagar on Oct 12

  • 17:51

    Hopeful of relaxing curbs post I-Day rehearsals: J-K principal secretary

    The Jammu andKashmiradministration on Tuesday said it is hopeful of further relaxations in the security clampdown after the dress rehearsal for the August 15 Independence Day celebrations conclude in various districts. Principal Secretary Rohit Kansal told a press conference here that while prohibitory conditions were relaxed in various parts ofKashmir, the Jammu region was "almost entirely" free of restrictions. "Restrictions, however, do continue in parts ofKashmir," he said. "We are hopeful that once the full dress rehearsals for Independence Day being carried out in various districts of Jammu andKashmirand Ladakh conclude, there will be further relaxations," he said. He added that the curbs would be relaxed in parts of the Valley in a phased manner based on the assessment of local authorities.

  • 17:29

    Curfew, communication blockade continue in Kashmir

    Undeclared curfew and information blockade continued in Kashmir for the ninth consecutive day on Tuesday with people locked inside their homes even on Bakr-Eid.

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  • 15:51

    Priyanka Gandhi Vadra condemns the manner in which Article 370 was imposed

    Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, Congress on #Article370: The manner in which it has been done is completely unconstitutional & it's against all the principles of democracy, there are rules to be followed when such things are done, which were not followed.

  • 15:48

    Protect Kashmiri students' rights to express views: CPI

    CPI General Secretary D Raja on Tuesday urged Home Minister Amit Shah to help Kashmiri students who are unable to reach their family in Kashmir and protect their rights to express their views.

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  • 15:28

    J&K Principal Secretary (Planning Commission), says appropriate measure will be taken of fake Twitter handles creating distress

    Jammu and Kashmir Principal Secretary (Planning Commission) Rohit Kansal: Due cognisance has been taken of all the fake Twitter handles and of any items which create disaffection. It is being tackled at the appropriate level legally, procedurally and through appropriate measures.

  • 15:24

    Principal Secy (Planning Commission), J&K says that no casualty in last 1 week

    J&K Principal Secy (Planning Commission) R Kansal said, 'We saw disturbances in the state in 2008 & 2016 too. There were 37 deaths in 1st week of 2016, but in the last 1 week, there hasn't been a single casualty. By imposing reasonable restrictions at least we've been able to save human lives', as reported by ANI

  • 15:03

    EC holds informal talk on J-K delimitation exercise

    The Election Commission on Tuesday held informal discussions on the proposed delimitation exercise in Jammu and Kashmir where assembly polls are to be held.

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  • 14:40

    US Congressman apologises for Kashmir letter to Pompeo

    In an unprecedented move, a senior US Congressman has apologised to Indian Americans for not consulting them before shooting off a letter to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to express his concerns on the situation in Kashmir

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  • 14:19

    Rahul says will visit J&K, don't need Guv's aircraft

    Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday accepted Governor Satya Pal Malik's 'invitation' to visit Jammu and Kashmir but said he did not need an aircraft.

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  • 14:16

    Restrictions in J&K: SC refuses to pass order

    The Supreme Court on Tuesday refused to pass any immediate directions to the Centre and the Jammu and Kashmir government on a plea seeking lifting of all restrictions imposed after the abrogation of Article 370.

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  • 09:34

    Kashmiri Pandits dream of going home

    Utpal Kaul, a Hindu, has dreamt of returning to his lakeside property and peach orchard in Kashmir ever since he fled the Muslim-dominated valley three decades ago in fear of his life.It seemed like an impossible hope -- until last week, when the Indian government dramatically revoked Jammu and Kashmir's special autonomy, paving the way for the 67-year-old to finally go home.

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  • 07:55

    Polls to J&K may take longer

    The elections to Jammu and Kashmir Assembly may not happen in October as speculated earlier, with the Narendra Modi government mulling the option of setting up a Delimitation Commission soon to redraw boundaries of constituencies in the proposed union territory.

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  • 23:15

    Voices from J&K must be heard, says Manmohan Singh

    Former prime minister Manmohan Singh said on Monday the government's decision to scrap the provisions of Article 370 is not to the liking of many people in the country and voices of Jammu and Kashmir residents must be heard for the idea of India to prevail.

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  • 23:06

    The Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology writes to Twitter to suspend accounts for spreading 'unverified' and 'malicious' content about the current situation in Kashmir.

  • 22:53

    Will send aircraft for Rahul to visit Kashmir: J&K Guv

    Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik on Monday hit out at Congress leader Rahul Gandhi for his remarks that there have been reports of violence in Kashmir, saying he will send him an aircraft to visit the valley and observe the ground situation.

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  • 21:50
  • 21:47

    SC to consider for lifting restrictions in J&K

    The Supreme Court on Tuesday is set to take up a plea for directions to the Centre to withdraw restrictions on people's movement and unblock telephone and internet service in Jammu and Kashmir, imposed in the light of the decision to take away the special status granted to it.

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  • 20:46

    Pak trying to 'redress' Kashmir situation: Bajwa

    Pakistan has initiated multiple efforts to "redress" the situation in Kashmir and will support the Kashmiri people "whatever effort it takes," Army chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa said on Monday.

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  • 20:21

    War of words between Congress, BJP on J&K issue

    Congress leaders' remarks seeking to give a communal twist to the stripping of Jammu & Kashmir's special status under Article 370 drew a sharp reaction from the BJP.

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  • 20:12

    Chidambaram's Kashmir remarks meant to incite Muslims: Sushil Modi

    Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi on Monday claimed that Congress leader P Chidambaram's recent statement onKashmirwas "unfortunate" and meant to incite the Muslims against the government.

    Chidambaram on Sunday lambasted the BJP for the abrogation of the Article 370, saying the saffron party would not have "snatched away" the special status had Jammu andKashmirbeen a Hindu-dominated state.

    Defending the decision to revoke Article 370, the Bihar deputy chief minister said reports of deaths used to pour in from Jammu andKashmiron a daily basis earlier, but not a single bullet was fired in the past one week there.

    (PTI)

  • 19:39

    S Khurshid: Not quite sure politically it's very wise unless you come with something as adequate/improved alternative so that our joint & the national consensus that Kashmir is an integral part & we strengthened this proposition. We don't think BJP has shown anything of that kind yet.

  • 19:37

    Govt's move on J&K is constitutionally questionable: Salman Khurshid

    Congress leader, Salman Khurshid: Today BJP decides to do away with article 370 if they have something better than 370 that meets the objec