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Kashmir after Article 370: Cut off from the rest of India and the world, residents say 'it looks like 1947' all over again
India

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.

Kashmir News Updates: Pakistan to expel India's High Comissioner Ajay Bisaria, call back its envoy
Politics

Kashmir News Updates: Pakistan to expel India's High Comissioner Ajay Bisaria, call back its envoy

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.

Congress blunder in Lok Sabha over Article 370 debate: Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury says Kashmir 'is not' India's internal matter
Politics

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.

Pakistan says it will exercise 'all possible options' to counter India's move to revoke Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir
India

Pakistan says it will exercise 'all possible options' to counter India's move to revoke Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir

Pakistan on Monday said it will exercise "all possible options" to counter India's move to scrap Jammu and Kashmir's special status'.

Indian Army asks Pakistan to take back bodies after foiled infiltration attempt amid high security alert in Jammu and Kashmir
India

Indian Army asks Pakistan to take back bodies after foiled infiltration attempt amid high security alert in Jammu and Kashmir

Indian Army has offered Pakistan Army to take over the dead bodies of Border Action Team army regulars and terrorists. Pakistan Army has been offered to approach with a white flag to take over the bodies, but are yet to respond said the Indian Army.

Indian Army foils infiltration bid by Pakistan's Border Action Team in Jammu and Kashmir's Keran sector; five intruders killed
India

Indian Army foils infiltration bid by Pakistan's Border Action Team in Jammu and Kashmir's Keran sector; five intruders killed

Army has foiled an attack by Pakistan's Border Action Team (BAT) on a forward post along the Line of Control (LoC) in Keran sector of Jammu and Kashmir.

Indian Army foils attack by Pakistan BAT at forward posts along LoC, kills two 'soldiers' of neighbour's team
India

Indian Army foils attack by Pakistan BAT at forward posts along LoC, kills two 'soldiers' of neighbour's team

Army foiled a major BAT attempt to strike a forward post along the Line of Control in Naugam Sector in the early hours of Sunday, an Army spokesperson said

Indian Army asks Pakistan to take back bodies of intruders killed in Jammu and Kashmir's Sunderbani sector
India

Indian Army asks Pakistan to take back bodies of intruders killed in Jammu and Kashmir's Sunderbani sector

The Indian Army has informed the Pakistan Army to take back bodies of two 'hostile Pakistani nationals' who had been killed in an encounter in Sunderbani sector of Jammu and Kashmir.

Top Indian Army commander says large number of militants waiting at launch pads across Line of Control
India

Top Indian Army commander says large number of militants waiting at launch pads across Line of Control

A large number of terrorists are waiting at launching pads across the Line of Control (LoC) to crossover into Indian territory in Kashmir and ceasefire violations by Pakistan are also an attempt to push infiltrators according to inputs received by security forces, a top army commander said on Monday.

Indian Army foils BAT attack on LoC in Poonch; intruder killed, two soldiers injured
India

Indian Army foils BAT attack on LoC in Poonch; intruder killed, two soldiers injured

A Border Action Team (BAT) attack from across the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district has been foiled and one intruder killed while two Indian soldiers were injured, defence sources said

Rajnath Singh says won't let India down even in adverse circumstances amid fresh shelling on LoC
India

Rajnath Singh says won't let India down even in adverse circumstances amid fresh shelling on LoC

Amid fresh shelling by Pakistan at Indian positions along the International Border and the Line of Control (LoC), Union home minister Rajnath Singh said on Monday that the government would not let the country down even in adverse circumstances.

Pakistan summons India's acting deputy high commissioner over killing of its soldiers along LoC
India

Pakistan summons India's acting deputy high commissioner over killing of its soldiers along LoC

Pakistan on Tuesday summoned India's acting deputy high commissioner to protest "unprovoked" firing by the Indian Army that killed its three soldiers along the LoC

Army foils infiltration bid in Kashmir's Uri sector near LoC; two militants killed
India

Army foils infiltration bid in Kashmir's Uri sector near LoC; two militants killed

Security forces on Sunday foiled an infiltration attempt by the Pakistani Border Action Team (BAT) near the Line of Control (LoC) in Kashmir's Uri sector, killing two militants, an official said.

Indian Army foils infiltration bid by Pakistan's BAT along LoC in Jammu and Kashmir's Kupwara
India

Indian Army foils infiltration bid by Pakistan's BAT along LoC in Jammu and Kashmir's Kupwara

The Indian Army on Tuesday foiled an infiltration bid by Pakistan's Border Action Team to intrude into Indian territory and attack an army post in Keran sector of Jammu and Kashmir.

9 soldiers, 2 civilians killed in India-Pakistan LoC skirmishes in July
India

9 soldiers, 2 civilians killed in India-Pakistan LoC skirmishes in July

Nine soldiers among 11 people were killed while 16 others injured in border skirmishes this month between India and Pakistan along the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir

Amid repeated border skirmishes, India, Pakistan DGMO's discuss ceasefire violations
India

Amid repeated border skirmishes, India, Pakistan DGMO's discuss ceasefire violations

The Indian DGMO highlighted that "all ceasefire violations were initiated by the Pakistan Army and the Indian Army only responded appropriately."

Pakistani Army violates ceasefire in Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri district
India

Pakistani Army violates ceasefire in Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri district

Pakistani Army on Sunday again violated ceasefire by firing from automatic weapons and shelling mortars along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri district.

Pakistan troops attack soldiers on LoC: Two jawans, one attacker killed in Poonch encounter
India

Pakistan troops attack soldiers on LoC: Two jawans, one attacker killed in Poonch encounter

Pakistani troops on Thursday carried out an attack 600 metres inside the Indian territory in Poonch sector of Jammu and Kashmir, killing two jawans and losing one of their men in the retaliatory action.

Kashmir unrest: Army foils infiltration bid in Machil sector, two militants killed
India

Kashmir unrest: Army foils infiltration bid in Machil sector, two militants killed

One militant was gunned down when the Indian Army foiled an infiltration bid in Machil sector of north Kashmir's Kupwara district, an official said on Wednesday.

India shouldn't play Pakistan in ICC Champions Trophy cricket, says family of slain BSF jawan Prem Sagar
Sports

India shouldn't play Pakistan in ICC Champions Trophy cricket, says family of slain BSF jawan Prem Sagar

The family members of BSF head constable Prem Sagar, who was killed and his body mutilated by Pakistani forces earlier this year, have appealed to Prime Minister Narendra Modi to stop India from playing Pakistan in the Champions Trophy