Women in J&K await help under PMMVY months after childbirth: How internet shutdown wrecked efforts to lower infant deaths
The near-six-month-long internet shutdown following the abrogation of Article 370 hit fresh registrations under PMMVY, a scheme crucial to lowering infant deaths in the region as well as disbursal of monetary aid to pregnant women who had already registered for childbirth at hospitals under the scheme
Pakistan 'spews venom', takes to hate speech like fish takes to water: India tells UN after Islamabad again rakes up Kashmir issue
India has slammed Pakistan for 'spewing venom and false narratives' of monumental proportions in the United Nations, saying it takes to hate speech like fish takes to water.
India bashing in US: New Delhi caught in crossfire of Democrats' hatred towards Donald Trump and political agenda on Kashmir
The latest US Congressional hearing on Kashmir, the second in space of a month, catches the current tension in India-US relationship and also demonstrates the way India has been caught in the middle of US domestic crossfire as Democrats turn up the heat on a President they fiercely loathe.
Three months after abrogation of Article 370, rail services resume in Kashmir; private transport, mini buses allowed on roads in Valley
Rail services in Kashmir resumed on Tuesday, over three months after being suspended due to security reasons in view of the Centre's decision to abrogate Article 370, officials said. Few mini-buses also plied on the Batwara-Batamaloo route through the city centre, while inter-district cabs and auto-rickshaws plied in the city and elsewhere in the Valley.
Targeted killings of apple traders and non-local labourers show Kashmir battle has reached a decisive phase
The attack on apple traders and migrant labourers show that battle for normalisation of Kashmir — the logic that drove the Narendra Modi government's decision to revoke Article 370 — has now reached a decisive phase. The Modi government must find a way to stop these killings, or else the painstaking efforts to normalise and the gamble of doing away with Article 370 may be rendered fruitless.
'We come to Kashmir every year, but this time we fear for our lives': After 3 civilian deaths in 2 days, non-local truck drivers flee Valley
After a second attack on an apple trader in which another non-local Charanjit Singh was shot dead, the incident has created a panic among fruit growers especially non-local truck drivers who load their trucks and dispatch apples to outside state.
Reluctant to travel away from their homes in Kashmir, businessmen in Srinagar fear situation will worsen two months since abrogation of Article 370
To assess the impact that communication disruption has had on the businesses, small and large, running in Jammu and Kashmir, this reporter travelled across districts, speaking to businessmen and workers from various sectors who travel out of Valley during winters. The ongoing situation in Kashmir has crippled businesses in the Valley in a way that traders are scared to leave their family behind till there is clarity on what is next for the Valley
With India on defensive over J&K lockdown, Pakistan seeks to 'internationalise' issue as it pushes terrorists across border
With its economy teetering on the verge of collapse, imposing the cost of conventional military aggression and the resulting retaliation on taxpayers is out of the question for Islamabad
'Restore Article 370, 35A in Jammu and Kashmir, withdraw army, paramilitary forces': 5-member women's group will submit demands to Amit Shah
The 5-member fact-finding team visited districts of Shopian, Pulwama and Bandipora and raised concerns over alleged human rights violations in Kashmir and demanded that Article 370 be restored
Former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Farooq Abdullah detained under Public Safety Act: all you need to know about the 1978 Act
On Monday, former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister and National Conference leader Farooq Abdullah was detained under the Jammu and Kashmir Public Safety Act (PSA)
Moral compass used to plot Farooq Abdullah's 'incarceration' points towards dystopia, not a 'new Kashmir'
Legislated in 1978 by Sheikh Abdullah, the Public Safety Act (PSA) allows the Jammu and Kashmir government to detain, without trial, "persons acting in any manner prejudicial to the security of the State" for up to two years. In addition, it allows detention for up to one year where "any person is acting in any manner prejudicial to the maintenance of public order". The detention order has to be signed by a divisional commissioner or district magistrate-not a judge.
Daily Bulletin: Imran Khan to make 'policy statement' on Kashmir; Sonia Gandhi to meet Congress CMs; day's top stories
Here are today's top stories: Imran Khan to make 'policy statement' on Kashmir during public address in PoK's Muzaffarabad; DK Shivkumar to be produced before court on expiry of police detention; ED to demand further custody; and more
Imran Khan to make 'policy statement' on Kashmir on Friday, says Pakistan foreign office spokesperson Mohammad Faisal
Pakistan said Prime Minister Imran Khan will make a "policy statement" on Kashmir on Friday during his public address at the PoK's capital Muzaffarabad
India-Pakistan row over Kashmir at UN: Global fatigue over Islamabad's Kashmir narrative apparent in its rants eliciting no more than a yawn
India knew it had a winning case at the UNHRC over the Kashmir issue, but the Narendra Modi government must be credited for not taking things for granted. Led by external affairs minister Jaishankar, India has been on a diplomatic offensive to counter Pakistan's propaganda on Kashmir, and this sustained effort has clearly brought dividends.
Shah Mahmood Qureshi asks UN to launch probe into situation in Kashmir, says threat of 'genocide' looming over state
Shah Mahmood Qureshi also said that the top UN rights body should not be embarrassed on the world stage by its inaction over the Kashmir issue.
Muharram restrictions in Kashmir: Intensified restrictions make an already tough job tougher for journalists
After the Centre revoked Article 370 to allow non-residents to own land and other properties in Kashmir, journalists have faced a tough time in Kashmir. Apart from snapping internet facilities in Srinagar's Press Enclave, the authorities have also questioned some journalists over their reporting on Kashmir.