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SC issues notice to Jammu and Kashmir administration on plea challenging ex-CM Mehbooba Mufti's detention under PSA
India

SC issues notice to Jammu and Kashmir administration on plea challenging ex-CM Mehbooba Mufti's detention under PSA

The Supreme Court on Wednesday sought response of the Jammu and Kashmir administration on a plea challenging former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Mehbooba Mufti's detention under the Public Safety Act.

Indian-American attorney Ravi Batra tells US Congress 'terror needs to be eradicated in Kashmir so freedom means something'
World

Indian-American attorney Ravi Batra tells US Congress 'terror needs to be eradicated in Kashmir so freedom means something'

Terror needs to be eradicated, so rights and freedoms mean something, a top Indian-American attorney has said as US lawmakers underscored the importance of human rights in Jammu and Kashmir.

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.

Incidents of terrorists sealing shops, putting up posters in markets regular feature in Kashmir, say officials; J&K Police mum on matter
India

Incidents of terrorists sealing shops, putting up posters in markets regular feature in Kashmir, say officials; J&K Police mum on matter

In the Kashmir Valley, incidents of terrorists sealing shops and posters being pasted in markets, mosques and other areas with do and don't diktats have become a regular feature.

Pakistan calls on international community to take 'serious cognisance' of India's 'irresponsible' remarks on PoK
World

Pakistan calls on international community to take 'serious cognisance' of India's 'irresponsible' remarks on PoK

Pakistan on Tuesday called on the international community to take "serious cognizance" of India's aggressive posturing about taking 'physical jurisdiction' of Pakistan-occupied Kashmir.

SC asks Centre, Jammu and Kashmir govt to restore normalcy in Valley but keeping national interest in mind
India

SC asks Centre, Jammu and Kashmir govt to restore normalcy in Valley but keeping national interest in mind

The SC asked the Centre and J&K administration to make all endeavours to restore normalcy in Kashmir Valley as soon as possible but made it clear that the restoration would be on a 'selective basis' keeping in mind national interest.

Fresh restrictions imposed in Jammu and Kashmir's Kishtwar district after suspected militants snatch rifle from PDP leader's security officer
India

Fresh restrictions imposed in Jammu and Kashmir's Kishtwar district after suspected militants snatch rifle from PDP leader's security officer

Suspected militants snatched the rifle from a personal security officer (PSO) of a local Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) leader in Jammu and Kashmir's Kishtwar district, prompting authorities to impose curfew and launch a massive search operation

US lawmakers urge Donald Trump to push India to lift communication blackout, release detainees in Kashmir
World

US lawmakers urge Donald Trump to push India to lift communication blackout, release detainees in Kashmir

A group of four US lawmakers expressed concern over the human rights situation in Kashmir and urged Donald Trump to press India to lift the communication blackout and release those who have been detained.

Normal life still out of gear in Kashmir even as officials partially lift restrictions; schools remain shut, public transport off roads
India

Normal life still out of gear in Kashmir even as officials partially lift restrictions; schools remain shut, public transport off roads

Normal life remained affected in Kashmir as the stalemate entered its 39th day with schools closed and public transport off the roads, officials said.

Top-ranking LeT terrorist, responsible for attack on fruit trader's family in Sopore, killed in encounter with security forces
India

Top-ranking LeT terrorist, responsible for attack on fruit trader's family in Sopore, killed in encounter with security forces

A top-ranking Lashkar-e-Taiba terrorist has been neutralised in an encounter with security forces in Sopore.

Kashmir after Article 370: Authorities gradually lift restrictions in Kashmir; Srinagar witnesses increase in private transport, but schools remain closed
India

Kashmir after Article 370: Authorities gradually lift restrictions in Kashmir; Srinagar witnesses increase in private transport, but schools remain closed

Restrictions were lifted from most parts of Kashmir and some areas in Srinagar city witnessed an increased presence of private transport leading to traffic jams, officials said.

Donald Trump says India-Pakistan relationship 'less heated' now, claims he gets along very well with both countries
World

Donald Trump says India-Pakistan relationship 'less heated' now, claims he gets along very well with both countries

The relationship between India and Pakistan is 'less heated' now than what was two weeks ago, Trump said, reiterating his offer to help the two South-Asian neighbours only if both of them want.

Imran Khan calls Kashmir Pakistan's jugular vein, says altering special status will pose security challenge
World

Imran Khan calls Kashmir Pakistan's jugular vein, says altering special status will pose security challenge

Kashmir is Pakistan's 'jugular vein' and India's decision to alter its special status poses challenges to the country's security and integrity, said Imran Khan.

Authorities restore 19 more telephone exchanges in Kashmir; no decision yet on resuming mobile and Internet services
India

Authorities restore 19 more telephone exchanges in Kashmir; no decision yet on resuming mobile and Internet services

Authorities in Kashmir have restored 19 more telephone exchanges, a month after telephone services were snapped following the abrogation of provisions of Article 370, officials said on Thursday.

SC allows Mehbooba Mufti's daughter Iltija to meet her in Kashmir following ex-CM's detention in the Valley
India

SC allows Mehbooba Mufti's daughter Iltija to meet her in Kashmir following ex-CM's detention in the Valley

The SC on Thursday allowed Mehbooba Mufti's daughter to meet her in Kashmir, where she is under detention following the abrogation of Article 370.

Mehbooba Mufti's daughter Iltija moves Supreme Court against detention of mother, voices concern about ex-CM's health
India

Mehbooba Mufti's daughter Iltija moves Supreme Court against detention of mother, voices concern about ex-CM's health

Daughter of Mehbooba Mufti moved the SC seeking directions to the authorities to allow her to meet her mother, who is under detention following the abrogation of Article 370.

Ram Madhav hails abrogation of Article 370, says Narendra Modi 'ended 72 years of agony in 72 hours'
India

Ram Madhav hails abrogation of Article 370, says Narendra Modi 'ended 72 years of agony in 72 hours'

Hailing the abrogation of Article 370, BJP national general secretary Ram Madhav said it took only 72 hours for Prime Minister Narendra Modi to end 72 years of agony in Jammu and Kashmir.

Abrogation of Article 370 will help root out terrorist organisations in Kashmir Valley and PoK, says member of European Parliament
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Abrogation of Article 370 will help root out terrorist organisations in Kashmir Valley and PoK, says member of European Parliament

A Member of the European Parliament (MEP) has said that the abrogation of Article 370 will help in rooting out several terrorist organisations operating in Kashmir.

Army chief General Bipin Rawat to visit Srinagar today, to review preparedness of security forces in Kashmir Valley
India

Army chief General Bipin Rawat to visit Srinagar today, to review preparedness of security forces in Kashmir Valley

Army Chief General Bipin Rawat is all set to visit Srinagar for the first time since the revocation of Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir.

Pakistan has no locus standi on Kashmir, says Rajnath Singh during DRDO's Kisan-Jawan Vigyan Mela in Ladakh
India

Pakistan has no locus standi on Kashmir, says Rajnath Singh during DRDO's Kisan-Jawan Vigyan Mela in Ladakh

'Pakistan has no locus standi on Kashmir and no country is backing it on the 'current issue', Rajnath Singh said amid Islamabad's efforts to internationalise the Centre's move to abrogate provisions of Article 370.