The test that lies ahead of the Abdullahs and Mehbooba is the restoration of normalcy by taking tough steps in the face of the possibility of a lone political battle, a defeated and fragmented regional front and a wary electorate
Amnesty International halts India operations, claims 'witch hunt over unfounded, motivated allegations'
Amnesty said the government action to freeze its accounts comes amid the organisation’s reports critical of the riots in Delhi and the abrogation of Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir
Imran Khan draws flak for calling Osama Bin Laden 'martyr', claims Pakistan was 'humiliated' for supporting US war on terror
Speaking in parliament during the budget session, Khan said the American forces entered Pakistan and killed bin Laden without informing Islamabad after which everyone started abusing his country.
India's image has taken big hit in past year; only recourse is for BJP to up engagement with world in transparent manner
Ever since it became a sovereign republic, India has meticulously built its global network of "friends" through continuous democratic practice and evolution, not least under former prime minister Jawaharlal Nehru who sought to build a secular and liberal country
In Bareilly jail, I was the guardian of all Kashmiris, says journalist Qazi Shibli after 9 months of detention under PSA
On 25 April, Qazi Shibli, a south Kashmir-based journalist and editor, returned home after nine month in a prison in Uttar Pradesh's Bareilly
“Holding a football match in Kashmir is not like holding it elsewhere in the country. The challenges here are all very different,” says Real Kashmir FC's co-owner Sandeep Chattoo | Read Shubham Pandey's story, offering a ringside view of the club's trials and achievements, amid a crucial home game.
Supreme Court said it would hear on 5 March a plea filed by Sara Abdullah Pilot challenging the detention of her brother and National Conference leader Omar Abdullah under the Public Safety Act
SC on Article 370 abrogation: Apex court says 'five-judge bench competent to hear case', turns down pleas to move matter to larger bench
A number of petitions have been filed in the apex court against the abrogation of Article 370 including those of private individuals, lawyers, activists and political parties and they have also challenged the Jammu and Kashmir Reorganisation Act, 2019.
India, Jammu and Kashmir constitutions worked 'hand in hand' for 70 years, petitioners challenging abrogation of Article 370, tell SC
On day five of the hearing in the Supreme Court of petitions challenging the abrogation of Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir, the petitioners sought to emphasise the powers vested with the Assembly of the erstwhile state as was defined in the Instrument of Accession when the region joined India in 1947. They also argued that the Indian Constitution and Jammu and Kashmir's constitution had been working in tandem through Article 370.
Five of 36 Union ministers, including Ravi Shankar Prasad and Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi, to visit Kashmir as part of Centre's Valley outreach
None of the ministers will be visiting any of the four militancy-infested south Kashmir districts of Pulwama, Shopian, Anantnag and Kulgam.
Jammu and Kashmir visit by foreign envoys not a guided tour, Congress' criticism is unfounded, says External Affairs Ministry
Ministry of External Affairs Spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said a similar visit to Kashmir can be organised in future including by EU envoys.
Envoys from 16 nations, including US, on two-day visit to Jammu and Kashmir starting today; will meet L-G GC Murmu, civil society members
This will be the second visit of a foreign delegation to Jammu and Kashmir since the Centre's move to revoke the state's special status and bifurcated it into two Union territories, Ladakh and Jammu and Kashmir.
SMS services restored in Kashmir Valley after 150-day-long suspension; broadband links up in schools, state-run hospitals
SMS services will be restored in the Kashmir Valley from the midnight on Tuesday (31 December), Jammu and Kashmir Principal Secretary Rohit Kansal said.
Daily Bulletin: Citizenship (Amendment) Bill to face Rajya Sabha test; SC to hear pleas challenging Article 370 abrogation; day's top stories
Daily Bulletin: Citizenship (Amendment) Bill to face Rajya Sabha test; SC to hear pleas challenging Article 370 abrogation; 11-hour bandh in North East states over contentious citizenship bill;day's top stories
Kartarpur corridor was Pakistan Army chief Bajwa’s brainchild, not Imran Khan's as claimed, says railway minister Sheikh Rashid
The opening of the historic Kartarpur corridor was the brainchild of Army chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa and it will hurt India for ever, a top Pakistani minister claimed, contradicting the government's assertion that it was Prime Minister Imran Khan's idea
Having looked at the various Ambedkarite positions on the abrogation of Article 370, it’s important to locate what Ambedkar himself has said about this.
Five migrant labourers killed in J&K on same day as EU lawmakers' visit: Two images that reflect contrasting situations in Valley
Five migrant labourers were killed and one was injured by terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kulgam district on Tuesday, in the sixth such attack on people not belonging to the Valley. On the same day, 23 European Union Members of Parliament visited the state to take stock of the situation
'What will we tell their families?': Shocked colleagues of migrant workers killed by terrorists in Kashmir's Kulgam grapple with loss
With trembling lips and teary eyes, Abubakar Sheikh, a colleague of the five West Bengal labourers who were killed by terrorists in Kulgam district of Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday, says, "We always felt safe here. What happened this time?"
'Article 370 is foolproof': Amit Shah exudes confidence on Centre's 5 August move on Kashmir, says it will pass legal test
Amit Shah further claimed that the 5 August move on Article 370 has made a 'huge impact' in the election-bound Haryana that sends one the highest number of individuals to the armed forces.
Narendra Modi slams 'political opportunists', hits out at Opposition for questions linking Article 370 with Maharashtra during Akola rally
Calling for higher voter turn out, Modi said that elections are a festival of democracy and no one should be behind in celebrating this festival.