J&K govt lifts ban on social media for postpaid users, but speed restricted to 2G; curbs eased seven months after Article 370 abrogation
The Supreme Court, in a significant ruling on 10 January, asked the Jammu and Kashmir administration to review all orders imposing curbs in the Union Territory.
J&K administration extends 2G mobile data, fixed line internet connectivity till 24 Feb; only 1,485 'white listed' sites permitted
ISP have been given directions to ensure access to 1,485 white-listed sites only and not to any social media applications
Jammu and Kashmir admin extends 2G mobile data service till 15 Feb with 481 whitelisted sites; ban on high-speed internet to continue
The Jammu and Kashmir administration on Friday announced the extension of the 2G mobile data service with 481 whitelisted sites as well as the ban on high-speed internet in the Union territory till 15 February
Kashmir fumes as crawling 2G internet hits businesses, academics; stricter norms in place to verify pre-paid customers
The low-speed internet has both affected the businesses and the academic activities in Kashmir.
Voting was underway on Saturday for the third phase of panchayat polls across Jammu and Kashmir amid tight security.
Jammu and Kashmir municipal polls to be held in four phases from 8 October, votes to be counted on 20 October
The local body polls are under a cloud of controversy as two major political parties in Jammu and Kashmir — the PDP and NC — have announced a boycott till the Centre clears its stand on Article 35A of the Constitution.