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Five Kashmiri politicians, under detention since abrogation of Article 370 on 5 August, released by J&K administration
The five leaders released belonged to the National Conference, the PDP and the Congress, who were kept under preventive detention, officials said.
Kashmir issue LATEST updates: Pakistan minister slams Modi govt over Farooq Abdullah's detention, says even Delhi's most loyal is treated as enemy
Kashmir issue LIVE Updates: Pakistan minister Fawad Chaudhry condemned the house arrest of Farooq Abdullah and said that it shows how 'alienated' the Modi government is and that 'even most loyal of Delhi are now being treated as enemy'.
SC asks Centre, Jammu and Kashmir govt to restore normalcy in Valley but keeping national interest in mind
The SC asked the Centre and J&K administration to make all endeavours to restore normalcy in Kashmir Valley as soon as possible but made it clear that the restoration would be on a 'selective basis' keeping in mind national interest.
Pakistan has no locus standi on Kashmir, says Rajnath Singh during DRDO's Kisan-Jawan Vigyan Mela in Ladakh
'Pakistan has no locus standi on Kashmir and no country is backing it on the 'current issue', Rajnath Singh said amid Islamabad's efforts to internationalise the Centre's move to abrogate provisions of Article 370.
Kashmir news updates: Satya Pal Malik says month-long house arrest of Omar Abdullah, Mehbooba Mufti will help them win more votes
Kashmir news LIVE updates: Jammu and Kashmir governor Satya Pal Malik on Wednesday justified the action of "preventive detention" against former chief ministers of Jammu and Kashmir Mehbooba Mufti, and Farooq and Omar Abdullah, saying that the more politicians spend time in jail, the more political dividends they are likely to accrue.
Restrictions on functioning of schools, markets lifted in many areas of Kashmir; Satya Pal Malik indicates communication blockade may not end soon
On the 24th consecutive day of clampdown in Jammu and Kashmir after the abrogation of Article 370, restrictions on the functioning of schools and markets were lifted in most areas of the Valley, even as the communication blockade continued
Kashmir, being the tense, conflict-induced zone that it is today, witnessed a series of events that unfolded over the past three weeks. Here is a timeline of all those events, right from the abrogation of Articles 370 and 35A.
Secret life of Article 370: Nehru's use of ruthless force to integrate Kashmir behind veil of 'special status' offers lessons for today
The truth is more complex: for former prime minister Jawaharlal Nehru, Kashmir's special status, and Article 370 were, from the outset, a fiction — one which was authored against the background of war, great-power intrigue, and terrorism.
Kashmir news LATEST updates: 'Will your family approve if you reconstruct home without approval'; Sanjay Jha tweets about Article 370 abrogation
Kashmir news LIVE updates: Senior Congress leader and party national spokesperson Sanjay Jha took to Twitter on Monday and said that the BJP-led Centre should have discussed it with those parties who are directly affected by the abrogation of Article 370 in Kashmir. 'So you have a 3 BHK house. It is yours. Now you amend it, modify it into a 4 BHK house, by breaking one bedroom into two. The size remains the same. It is still yours. But would your family be happy if you did this reconstruction without asking for their approval?'
Country without a post office: The unconscionable communication siege of Kashmir must look beyond public order and state security
As it exists, peacefulness in Kashmir is Schröndinger's cat until the restrictions are lifted —Kashmir currently is both reported as 'peaceful' enough to legitimatise the Union's decisions and not peaceful enough to justify the lifting of restrictions. The State is being permitted to rely on its own excesses to deny the court or civil society the ability to test their reasonableness.
Abrogation of Article 370, detention of Kashmir politicians BJP's strategy to lure ultra-nationalists who won't buy Hindutva candy
Let us assume that Kashmir politicians would indeed have taken out public processions to protest the ‘surgical’ abrogation of Article 370 and the plan to dismember the state. So? As far as we are aware, that is a democratic afforded to people and politicians across the rest of the country
After UNSC meet on J&K, China says members concerned about human rights situation; India slams Pakistan's 'alarmist' approach
Both India and Pakistan were not among the attendees at the informal UNSC meeting, which was meant only for the five permanent members and 10 non-permanent members.
Kashmir news updates: India's UN envoy slams Pakistan's 'alarmist' approach, says scrapping Article 370 has no external ramifications
Kashmir news LIVE updates: India's Permanent Representative to the UN Syed Akbaruddin said at the UN headquarters, "Our position was and remains that matters related to Article 370 are entirely an internal matter of India. The recent decisions are intended to ensure that good governance is promoted, socie-economic development is enhanced for our people...We are committed to gradually removing all restrictions. Since the change is internal to India, it has not made any difference to our external orientation."
BBC to expand shortwave radio news coverage in Kashmir to mitigate communication blackout imposed by Centre
The BBC said that it will expand shortwave radio news coverage in Kashmir to ease the impact of a communications blackout imposed by the Indian government.
The 73rd Independence Day was celebrated in Budgam, Pulwama, Awantipora, Tral, Ganderbal, Kulgam, Baramulla, Shopian, Anantnag and Bandipora in Kashmir, according to a press release issued by the administration.
Jammu, Kashmir, Ladakh witness low key 73rd Independence Day 2019 celebrations: Ajit Doval in venue as Satya Pal Malik unfurls National Flag in Srinagar
Trumpetting the Narendra Modi government's decision to abrogate Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir and the eventual bifurcation of Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh in two Union Territories, Governor Satya Pal Malik on Thursday (15 August) assured that the identity of people of Jammu and Kashmir is neither at stake nor will be tampered with after the abrogation of the state's special status by the Centre.
Kashmir News updates: Kashmiri identity is not in danger, assures Satya Pal Malik after hoisting National Flag in Srinagar
Kashmir News LIVE updates: The identity of people of Jammu and Kashmir is neither at stake nor tampered with after the abrogation of the state's special status by the Centre, Governor Satya Pal Malik said on Thursday after hoisting the national flag on the 73rd Independence Day in Srinagar on Thursday.
Kashmir News Updates: Pakistan summons India's Deputy High Commissioner over Tuesday's 'unprovoked ceasefire violations' across LoC
Kashmir News LIVE Updates: Pakistan on Wednesday summoned India's Deputy High Commissioner Gaurav Ahluwalia and condemned the alleged "unprovoked ceasefire violations" by Indian troops across the Line of Control which killed a civilian. Mohammad Faisal, Director General (South Asia and SAARC) and Pakistan foreign ministry spokesperson, summoned Ahluwalia to condemn "the unprovoked ceasefire violations" by the Indian forces on 13 August in Hot Spring Sector in which a 38-year-old man of Laychayal village was killed, the Pakistan foreign office said.
SC refuses to lift restrictions in J&K, but administration hopeful of relaxations soon; state to host first global investors summit in Oct
Refusing to interfere with the Centre and the Jammu and Kashmir government imposing restrictions, including shutdown of communication services, a Supreme Court bench said 'reasonable time' should be given to authorities to ensure normalcy as the 'situation is very sensitive'.
Kashmir News Updates: Days after calling reports on Saura unrest 'fabricated', MHA acknowledges incident, but says 'no bullets fired'
Kashmir News LIVE Updates: Days after calling reports on an unrest in Saura region of Jammu and Kashmir, the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has acknowledged that an incident of stone pelting did take place in Saura on 9 August which later sparked unrest in the area. Earlier, a few international media houses — including BBC and The Washington Post — had drawn criticism for reporting about the incident. A home ministry spokesperson had also called the reports about protests as "fabricated and incorrect".