Viral photo of girl walking past soldiers in Jammu and Kashmir taken in 2016, not August 2019, reports AFP
A photo of a girl reading a book as she walks past heavily armed soldiers in Kashmir has been shared hundreds of times in multiple posts on Facebook and Twitter which claim the image was taken after the Indian government revoked the region’s special status in August 2019. The claim is false; the photo was taken in 2016 during previous unrest in Jammu and Kashmir.
Day after low key Eid al-Adha in Jammu and Kashmir, Supreme Court to hear plea against abrogation of Article 370
In the evening, Inspector General of Police SP Pani and Jammu and Kashmir principal secretary Rohit Kansal said that the Eid al-Adha festivities in Jammu and Kashmir passed peacefully, barring a few minor incidents.
Amit Shah reiterates firm stand on Jammu and Kashmir issue, says 'confident that terrorism will end after removal of Article 370'
Home minister Amit Shah on Sunday reiterated his firm commitment and belief on abrogation of Article 370
Article 370 revoked: Cooperation between Centre and new UTs will be key to governance, realisation of aspirations
After the revoking of Article 370, how governance plays out in Jammu and Kashmir and whether Ladakh’s aspirations can be better realised, will ultimately depend on the degree of cooperation between New Delhi and the govt of the UT of Jammu and Kashmir
Jammu and Kashmir, Ladakh to be UTs from 31 October, says MHA; prohibitory orders withdrawn from Jammu
Earlier on Friday, after being confined to their homes for days due to heavy security deployment over the removal of the erstwhile state's special status, people in Kashmir offered Friday prayers at local mosques as restrictions were eased for the purpose.
Revoking of Article 370 forces long evaded questions on freedom, democracy back into focus; puts an end to unicorn hunting in Kashmir
The Narendra Modi govt's hopes of building a naya Kashmir rest on developing a relationship with Valley's youth, a profoundly alienated generation which had mainly encountered India at the wrong end of a soldier’s gun
Narendra Modi Speech on Article 370 Kashmir updates: PM assures early Assembly election, says J&K will be free of terrorism under new system
Kashmir News LIVE Updates: Narendra Modi asserted that the Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh will have leaders, including chief ministers, chosen by its people. "I want to make it clear, your representative will be elected by you, your representative will come from amongst you... I have complete faith, under this new system, we all will be able to free Jammu and Kashmir of terrorism and separatism," he said.
Kashmir after Article 370: Cut off from the rest of India and the world, residents say 'it looks like 1947' all over again
For the residents in Kashmir, the only access to information on Monday was through official radio broadcast and outstation television channels. Residents continue to remain locked inside their homes with no access to essential supplies like food and medicine. While the curfew-like strict restrictions continued on Tuesday, only the reporters of outstation television channels, and no local reporters, were visible on the streets along with security forces.
Daily Bulletin: Pakistan downgrades diplomatic ties with India, shuts airspace; IMD Issues Red Alert in three Kerala districts; day's top stories
Daily Bulletin: After downgrading diplomatic ties with India over Article 370, Pakistan partially closes airspace; Kerala to receive heavy rains today; IMD issues red alert in three districts; day's top stories
Pakistan reacts to Article 370 abrogation by downgrading diplomatic ties with India, suspending bilateral trade, partially shutting airspace
Imran Khan chaired a crucial meeting of Pakistan's National Security Committee (NSC). A statement issued after the meeting read that the NSC discussed situation 'arising out of unilateral and illegal actions' by the Indian government, situation inside Jammu and Kashmir and along the Line of Control.
Kashmir News LIVE Updates: Pakistani foreign minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi said that they will send the Indian ambassdor back to India and call back their envoy to Pakistan.
Revoking Article 370 fundamentally alters structure of Kashmir problem, decision exemplifies Modi's resolve
It would be naïve to assume that Narendra Modi became aware of revoking Article 370 and Article 35A and reorganisation of Jammu and Kashmir as means to resolve the festering crisis once for all only in his second term
Kashmir in lockdown: Eerie silence hangs over Srinagar as armed soldiers patrol streets; 'May God help us,' says resident
Home to more than one million people, Srinagar, the summer capital of erstwhile Jammu and Kashmir, now appears a ghost-town: armed soldiers on street corners and in front of barbed-wire barricades are among the few people to be seen
Article 370 revoked, Parliament decides: Amit Shah stresses on no talks with Hurriyat; Narendra Modi congratulates 'Amit Bhai' for passage of bills
Calling Article 370 a threat to India’s unity, Home Minister Amit Shah said in the Lok Sabha on Tuesday that Jammu and Kashmir will be returned to statehood when normalcy is restored in the region
In Pakistan Parliament, Imran Khan addresses plan to move UNSC, says revocation of Article 370 by India may lead to war
'This will be a war that no one will win and the implications will be global,' Imran Khan he warned while addressing a rare joint sitting of the Pakistan parliament that was convened to discuss the Kashmir situation, a day after the Indian government revoked Article 370 which gave special status to Jammu and Kashmir.
Firstpost Editor's Picks: Article 370 revoked, SC hears Ayodhya case, '90s stars as villains; today's must-read stories
Firstpost Editor's Picks: Parliament passes Jammu and Kashmir Reorganisation Bill, 2019 effecting the revocation of Article 370, SC hears Ayodhya case, why Bollywood actors from 90s are being cast as villains in South; today's must-read stories
Anxiety deepens in 'blacked out' Kashmir despite official assurances as LS clears bifurcation of J&K, resolution to revoke Article 370
The situation in all three regions of Jammu and Kashmir is totally peaceful, top officials said on Tuesday but that did little to dispel the clouds of anxiety for lakhs of Kashmiris and many others as another day went by with the Valley blacked out from the world
Article 370 revoked: Modi, Shah bust India's biggest political myth, deal death blow to conflict profiteers
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Home Minister Amit Shah's calculation was that if the influence of the power brokers in Kashmir was restricted and enough contingency measures were taken to ensure the maintenance of law and order, then Article 370, one of India’s greatest political myths can be successfully busted
Congress blunder in Lok Sabha over Article 370 debate: Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury says Kashmir 'is not' India's internal matter
At a time when Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led Centre's attempts to scrap Article 370 is an omnipresent news item, Leader of the Congress party in Lok Sabha, Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury has done one better. Scoring a self goal during a debate in the Lok Sabha, in the presence of UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi, Chowdhury embarrassed the party, and majority of the parties opposing the article, by appearing to suggest that decisions taken by Centre on Jammu and Kashmir were not an internal matter.
Rahul Gandhi on Article 370: Can't integrate India by unilaterally tearing apart Jammu and Kashmir, says ex-Congress chief
Day after Union Home Minister Amit Shah moved a resolution in Rajya Sabha to revoke Article 370 and Article 35A from Jammu and Kashmir, former Congress chief Rahul Gandhi broke his silence