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Coronavirus Outbreak: Doctors, power workers beaten up as J&K Police enforces lockdown; crowds broke curfew, say cops
India

Coronavirus Outbreak: Doctors, power workers beaten up as J&K Police enforces lockdown; crowds broke curfew, say cops

A number of videos have emerged showing the Jammu and Kashmir Police roughing up residents, doctors, and power sector workers during the lockdown due to coronavirus

Mobile internet partially restored in Kashmir; access to 301 websites approved at 2G speeds
News & Analysis

Mobile internet partially restored in Kashmir; access to 301 websites approved at 2G speeds

The sites approved include search engines, banking, education, news, travel, utilities and employment.

SC on Kashmir internet shutdown: Prohibitory orders under Section 144 can't be imposed to suppress legitimate expression of opinion
India

SC on Kashmir internet shutdown: Prohibitory orders under Section 144 can't be imposed to suppress legitimate expression of opinion

The Supreme Court bench ruled that the government should make public all the orders imposed in Kashmir.

Supreme Court says indefinite Kashmir internet shutdown is illegal, calls for review
News & Analysis

Supreme Court says indefinite Kashmir internet shutdown is illegal, calls for review

'Freedom of Internet access is a fundamental right,' Supreme Court Justice N. V. Ramana said.

P Chidambaram calls SC order on Jammu and Kashmir internet shutdown a rebuff to 'unconstitutional, arrogant' stance of govt
India

P Chidambaram calls SC order on Jammu and Kashmir internet shutdown a rebuff to 'unconstitutional, arrogant' stance of govt

P Chidambaram demanded that the entire team in Jammu and Kashmir that designed and executed "the plan" be changed and a new set of administrators who respect the Constitution be appointed.

Supreme Court tells Jammu and Kashmir govt to review internet ban within a week; full text of judgment
India

Supreme Court tells Jammu and Kashmir govt to review internet ban within a week; full text of judgment

In a significant ruling, the Supreme Court on Friday said that access to Internet is a fundamental right under Article 19 of the Constitution and asked the Jammu and Kashmir administration to review within a week all orders imposing curbs in the Union Territory

'Thought I'd wish my friends a happy new year': Kashmiris disappointed as postpaid SMS services resume only for BSNL contrary to govt claims
India

'Thought I'd wish my friends a happy new year': Kashmiris disappointed as postpaid SMS services resume only for BSNL contrary to govt claims

Many Kashmiris who were waiting for midnight to wish their friends a happy new year were disappointed as SMS services were restored only for BSNL users, contrary to government claims.

Delhi's Azadpur fruit market sees record supply of Kashmiri apples despite terrorist threat to non-local transporters, traders
India

Delhi's Azadpur fruit market sees record supply of Kashmiri apples despite terrorist threat to non-local transporters, traders

Despite the spate of attacks against non-Kashmiri apple traders and truckers, the Azadpur wholesale fruit market in Delhi has seen record highest arrival of trucks from the Valley. On Friday morning, 350 trucks full of Kashmiri apples were sold in the market

Kashmir lockdown: Five health services that should not be closed for even a day
Health

Kashmir lockdown: Five health services that should not be closed for even a day

While hospitals and other healthcare facilities in Kashmir are still working, the lockdown has made it hard for citizens to access them with ease.

On 65th day after Article 370 abrogation, normal life remains severely affected in Kashmir Valley; Dussehra celebrations muted
India

On 65th day after Article 370 abrogation, normal life remains severely affected in Kashmir Valley; Dussehra celebrations muted

Normal life remained severely affected for the 65th consecutive day in the Kashmir Valley in the wake of the Centre's move to revoke J&K's special status under Article 370.

Indian fashion brand faces backlash for campaign exoticising Kashmir amid aftermath of Article 370 abrogation
India

Indian fashion brand faces backlash for campaign exoticising Kashmir amid aftermath of Article 370 abrogation

A recent campaign by Indian fashion brand Raw Mango, based in and inspired by Kashmir, drew heavy criticism on account of insensitively "exoticising" the state two months after the abrogation of Article 370

Caught between diplomatic skirmishes of India and Pakistan, Kashmiris respond with eerie calm that benefits neither
India

Caught between diplomatic skirmishes of India and Pakistan, Kashmiris respond with eerie calm that benefits neither

While the situation in Kashmir is not good enough for India to project peace and claim the people’s confidence in its rule, it's not bad enough for Pakistan to corner India diplomatically and highlight popular resistance to New Delhi's rule

US lawmakers urge envoys to facilitate de-escalation of India-Pakistan tensions, call it 'tremendous danger' to global peace
India

US lawmakers urge envoys to facilitate de-escalation of India-Pakistan tensions, call it 'tremendous danger' to global peace

A group of American lawmakers have expressed concern over the situation in Jammu and Kashmir and urged the US envoys in India and Pakistan to facilitate de-escalation of tension between the two countries

US lawmakers write to Mike Pompeo on Kashmir, seek immediate end of communication blackout
India

US lawmakers write to Mike Pompeo on Kashmir, seek immediate end of communication blackout

In a letter to Pompeo dated 11 September, Pramila Jayapal, the first and the only Indian-American Congresswoman in the House of Representatives, and Congressman James P McGovern said the international media and independent human rights observers must immediately be allowed into Jammu and Kashmir

Situation peaceful in Kashmir Valley; normal life hit as mobile networks continue to be offline, say officials
India

Situation peaceful in Kashmir Valley; normal life hit as mobile networks continue to be offline, say officials

The situation was peaceful in Kashmir, but normal life remained affected across the valley for the 23rd consecutive day on Tuesday as markets and schools were shut, while public transport was off the roads, officials said.

Daily Bulletin: Internet restored in Jammu, restrictions in Kashmir to ease in phased manner; Modi to begin two-day Bhutan visit today; day's top stories
India

Daily Bulletin: Internet restored in Jammu, restrictions in Kashmir to ease in phased manner; Modi to begin two-day Bhutan visit today; day's top stories

While announcing the easing of restrictions in a press conference, BVR Subrahmanyam, Kashmir Chief Secretary, said that offices of the government in the Valley functioned normally on Friday and the attendance in many offices was "quite high".

How Kashmir has risen up against the state in one of its most intense uprisings
India

How Kashmir has risen up against the state in one of its most intense uprisings

How is the mass uprising that started in Kashmir after popular rebel commander Burhan Muzaffar Wani was shot dead by government forces on 8 July, different from previous unrest in the Valley?