Jammu and Kashmir Police registers case against several people for using VPNs to circumvent social media ban
The Jammu and Kashmir administration on 14 January had issued an order banning all social media sites to curb their misuse by miscreants for propagating false information and rumours.
Mobile phone services were snapped in Kashmir on Sunday as a precautionary measure for ensuring smooth passage of Republic Day celebrations in the valley, officials said.
Jammu and Kashmir admin says 2G mobile internet services to be restored in Valley from today till 31 Jan; social media to remain out of bounds
The Jammu and Kashmir administration on Friday ordered for 2G internet services to be restored in the Kashmir Valley from midnight on the intervening night between Friday and Saturday, reports said. The restoration of the 2G internet facility on mobile phones will continue till 31 January after which it will be reviewed further, the order said.
Broadband internet services to be restored in Jammu and Kashmir in phases from today, 2G mobile connectivity to be allowed in 4 Jammu districts
Broadband internet services will be restored in phases in Jammu and Kashmir starting from Wednesday, after more than five months of the communications clampdown put in place after the Centre abrogated Article 370, which provided some degree of autonomy to the then-state, on 5 August. The order by the Jammu and Kashmir administration comes days after the Supreme Court directed it to review all the restrictions in the Union Territory.