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Centre notifies new laws allowing any Indian citizen to buy land in Jammu and Kashmir, Ladakh
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Centre notifies new laws allowing any Indian citizen to buy land in Jammu and Kashmir, Ladakh

Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah criticised the amendments on Tuesday, saying that J&K is now up for sale and the poorer small landholding owners will suffer.

Don't presume what SC will say on Article 370 restoration, Omar Abdullah tells Ravi Shankar Prasad
India

Don't presume what SC will say on Article 370 restoration, Omar Abdullah tells Ravi Shankar Prasad

Even as the SC is hearing multiple pleas on the matter, Prasad, the Union law minister, on Saturday said the special status of Jammu and Kashmir under Article 370 "will not be restored"

'Price of independent reportage': J&K leaders condemn sealing of Kashmir Times' office in Srinagar
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'Price of independent reportage': J&K leaders condemn sealing of Kashmir Times' office in Srinagar

A group of journalists from the UT of Jammu and Kashmir also alleged that there are renewed attempts 'to throttle' Kashmir Times which has been 'at the forefront of fighting against govt curbs on communications and press freedom in Kashmir, especially post-5 August'

ED questions Farooq Abdullah in money-laundering case; Omar, Mehbooba Mufti call it ‘political vendetta’
India

ED questions Farooq Abdullah in money-laundering case; Omar, Mehbooba Mufti call it ‘political vendetta’

Omar Abdullah also clarified that no raids were being conducted at Farooq Abdullah’s residence.

Gupkar Declaration: NC's Farooq Abdullah announces alliance with PDP, 4 other parties for ‘restoring J&K's special status'
India

Gupkar Declaration: NC's Farooq Abdullah announces alliance with PDP, 4 other parties for ‘restoring J&K's special status'

Abdullah said the alliance also seeks a dialogue between all stakeholders for resolution of the issue pertaining to Jammu and Kashmir

From COVID-19 to political vacuum, much has changed in J&K during Mehbooba Mufti's absence
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From COVID-19 to political vacuum, much has changed in J&K during Mehbooba Mufti's absence

The test that lies ahead of the Abdullahs and Mehbooba is the restoration of normalcy by taking tough steps in the face of the possibility of a lone political battle, a defeated and fragmented regional front and a wary electorate

Gupkar Declaration: Why J&K politicos are meeting at Farooq Abdullah's home today
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Gupkar Declaration: Why J&K politicos are meeting at Farooq Abdullah's home today

The first Gupkar Declaration was a resolution issued after an all-party meeting on 4 August, 2019 at the Gupkar Road residence of the NC president

From 'jai ho' to 'long overdue', leaders express relief over ex-J&K CM Mehbooba Mufti's release from detention
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From 'jai ho' to 'long overdue', leaders express relief over ex-J&K CM Mehbooba Mufti's release from detention

Former chief minister Omar Abdullah, welcoming Mehbooba's release, called her detention "a travesty" and said it was "against the basic tenets of democracy".

Former J&K CM Omar Abdullah begins house hunting, to vacate govt accommodation in Srinagar
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Former J&K CM Omar Abdullah begins house hunting, to vacate govt accommodation in Srinagar

Abdullah released a letter on Twitter, stating that he had informed the J&K administrative secretary in July about his decision to vacate the Gupkar residence provided to him 18 years ago

Omar Abdullah to vacate Srinagar residence, says govt made no attempt to regularise allotment on security, other grounds
India

Omar Abdullah to vacate Srinagar residence, says govt made no attempt to regularise allotment on security, other grounds

The former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister said he is vacating the government accommodation on his own accord and has received no notice to the effect

Year since abrogation of Article 370, Mehbooba Mufti, other politicians still under detention as Centre claims normalcy
India

Year since abrogation of Article 370, Mehbooba Mufti, other politicians still under detention as Centre claims normalcy

Home Ministry states that Valley's top politicians were released within seven months of scrapping of Article 370, but many leaders like Soz claim they were kept under illegal detention

In J&K, mainstream politicos keep mum on restoration of Article 370 as critics carp, followers fume
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In J&K, mainstream politicos keep mum on restoration of Article 370 as critics carp, followers fume

Of the recently released mainstream Jammu and Kashmir leaders, none has publicly called for restoring Article 370. Their silence has not gone unnoticed.

Mehbooba Mufti's detention under Public Safety Act extended by another three months
India

Mehbooba Mufti's detention under Public Safety Act extended by another three months

Mufti will continue to remain under detention for another three months at her official residence, which has been declared a subsidiary jail.

Omar Abdullah refuses to contest Jammu and Kashmir Assembly polls unless statehood is restored
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Omar Abdullah refuses to contest Jammu and Kashmir Assembly polls unless statehood is restored

Critical of the dilution of Article 370 that ended special status to Jammu and Kashmir, Omar said his party would oppose it in the Supreme Court.

Jonty Rhodes shares viral clip of people playing cricket in quarantine centre in India
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Jonty Rhodes shares viral clip of people playing cricket in quarantine centre in India

"People ask me often; 'what is it about India that I love so much' Need I say any more?" Jonty Rhodes captioned the video.

Jammu and Kashmir administration revokes stringent PSA against Shah Faesal, two PDP leaders
India

Jammu and Kashmir administration revokes stringent PSA against Shah Faesal, two PDP leaders

The Jammu and Kashmir administration on Wednesday revoked the controversial Public Safety Act (PSA) against former IAS officer-turned-politician Shah Faesal and two PDP members

Ivanka Trump slammed on social media for praising Indian teen who cycled 1,200 km with ailing father amid coronavirus lockdown
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Ivanka Trump slammed on social media for praising Indian teen who cycled 1,200 km with ailing father amid coronavirus lockdown

US presidential adviser Ivanka Trump’s praise of an Indian teenager’s bicycle ride home hundreds of kilometres away is drawing criticism in India for being insensitive to the plight of impoverished migrant workers

'Cruel and retrograde,' says Omar Abdullah after J&K administration extends detention of Mehbooba Mufti, two others under PSA by three months
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'Cruel and retrograde,' says Omar Abdullah after J&K administration extends detention of Mehbooba Mufti, two others under PSA by three months

Omar Abdullah slammed the Centre on Tuesday after the Jammu and Kashmir administration extended the detention of former chief minister and PDP leader Mehbooba Mufti by another three months

Coronavirus Lockdown: Congress paying for stranded migrants' return train fare is humanitarianism wrapped in deft politics
India

Coronavirus Lockdown: Congress paying for stranded migrants' return train fare is humanitarianism wrapped in deft politics

The Centre’s decision to charge fares from migrants, which include a surcharge of Rs 50 — one a ‘superfast’ levy of Rs 30 and the additional charge of Rs 20 — has attracted, not surprisingly, condemnation across the board.

Omar Abdullah demands Mehbooba Mufti be set free, says 'shifting her home while keeping her under detention is cop out'
India

Omar Abdullah demands Mehbooba Mufti be set free, says 'shifting her home while keeping her under detention is cop out'

Mehbooba, the former chief minister of Jammu and Kashmir, who has been detained under the Public Safety Act, was shifted from a make-shift jail to her 'Fairview' residence on Gupkar road here on Tuesday