A group of journalists from the UT of Jammu and Kashmir also alleged that there are renewed attempts 'to throttle' Kashmir Times which has been 'at the forefront of fighting against govt curbs on communications and press freedom in Kashmir, especially post-5 August'
Supreme Court tells Jammu and Kashmir govt to review internet ban within a week; full text of judgment
In a significant ruling, the Supreme Court on Friday said that access to Internet is a fundamental right under Article 19 of the Constitution and asked the Jammu and Kashmir administration to review within a week all orders imposing curbs in the Union Territory
SC verdict on Kashmir updates: Verdict reminder to 'tyrant duo', says Congress; Ghulam Nabi Azad hails 'historic judgment', says court did not come 'under any pressure'
SC Verdict on Kashmir LIVE Updates: Taking to Twitter, the Congres party said: 'The Supreme Court rules that tactics like indefinite internet shutdowns and indiscriminate use of Section 144 to silence dissent are unacceptable in a democracy. We hope this serves as a reminder to the tyrant duo that law and constitution is above their divisive policies'.
'Internet shutdowns can't be ordered to suppress speech': SC directs Jammu and Kashmir govt to review restrictive orders within seven days
The verdict came on a batch of pleas which challenged curbs imposed in Jammu and Kashmir after the Centre's abrogation of provisions of Article 370 on 5 August, 2019.
Centre, J&K administration suppressed orders related to communication blockade in Valley, Kashmir Times editor tells SC
Anuradha Bhasin had earlier told the Supreme Court that even over a month after the scrapping of provisions of Article 370, journalists were 'not allowed to move freely in Jammu and Kashmir'
SC grants Centre four weeks to file response to pleas challenging abrogation of Article 370 in J&K; matter listed for 14 November
Referring a clutch of petitions challenging the abrogation of Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir to Constitution bench, the Supreme Court on Tuesday granted four weeks time to the Centre to file its response in the batch of petitions
SC Constitution Bench to commence hearing of pleas challenging abrogation of Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir today
A five-judge Constitution bench of the Supreme Court is all set to commence from Tuesday, the crucial hearing on the challenges mounted against the legal validity of the Centre's abrogation of Article 370 which gave special status to Jammu and Kashmir.
Daily Bulletin: Amit Shah to address seminar on NRC in Kolkata today; SC to hear batch of pleas challenging scrapping of Article 370; day's top stories and more
Here are today's top stories: Amit Shah to visit Kolkata today; scheduled to address seminar on contentious NRC in West Bengal; 12th tranche of electoral bonds to be issued from today; day's top stories and more
SC rejects Vaiko's plea against Farooq Abdullah's detention; defers J&K cases to Tuesday, CJI says 'no time' due to Ayodhya hearings
The Supreme Court on Monday referred a clutch of petitions challenging the abrogation of Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir to a Constitution Bench, which will take up the matter on Tuesday.
Kashmir issue in Supreme Court: CJI Ranjan Gogoi says he may visit Srinagar to understand situation; allows Ghulam Nabi Azad to visit
The court's directives came in response to separate ongoing cases pertaining to the situation in Jammu and Kashmir in the aftermath of the abrogation of Article 370.
Five-judge constitution bench to hear petitions challenging abrogation of Article 370 from first week of October
The Supreme Court on Wednesday said that a five-judge Constitution Bench will hear all petitions related to abrogation of Article 370 from the first week of October.
'We would like to give little time,' says Supreme Court on plea seeking removal of restrictions on media in Jammu and Kashmir
Supreme Court said it will take some time before passing any direction on the plea seeking the removal of restrictions on the media in Jammu and Kashmir.
Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir: SC to hear Congress leader's plea tomorrow seeking withdrawal of restrictions, release of political leaders
NC leaders Mohammad Akbar Lone and Hasnain Masoodi have also filed a petition in the SC challenging the abrogation of Article 370.
Communication lockdown in J&K "draconian", says Editors Guild; journalist moves SC seeking lifting of restrictions on press in state
'The lockdown (in Kashmir) is almost total and draconian for the vibrant local media,' said a statement released by the Editors Guild of India on Saturday.