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Several Jammu and Kashmir BJP workers resign after militant attacks on village-level leaders
Politics

Several Jammu and Kashmir BJP workers resign after militant attacks on village-level leaders

BJP leaders and workers have been provided security and ‘hostel-type’ accommodation has been suggested for members in each district

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

Curfew imposed in Srinagar ahead of first anniversary of Article 370 abrogation on Wednesday
India

Curfew imposed in Srinagar ahead of first anniversary of Article 370 abrogation on Wednesday

Srinagar police said that "separatist and Pakistan-sponsored groups" are planning to observe 5 August as 'Black Day' and that violence or protests are not ruled out

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.

NIA files chargesheet against 6 persons for helping JeM terrorists infiltrate into Jammu and Kashmir
India

NIA files chargesheet against 6 persons for helping JeM terrorists infiltrate into Jammu and Kashmir

The persons were charged under relevant sections of the IPC, UAPA, Arms Act, Explosive Substances Act and Indian Wireless Telegraphy Act

One terrorist killed, three security personnel injured in encounter in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama
India

One terrorist killed, three security personnel injured in encounter in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama

On a tip off about presence of militants in Pulwama, security forces launched a cordon and search operation, which turned into an encounter after militants opened fire

In locked-down Kashmir, an upsurge in COVID-19 cases — and violence in civilian neighbourhoods
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In locked-down Kashmir, an upsurge in COVID-19 cases — and violence in civilian neighbourhoods

In the early hours of 19 May, Indian security forces allegedly launched an aggressive cordon and search operation of downtown Srinagar in Kashmir, followed by an armed confrontation, known as an “encounter,” against militants. Many have been rendered homeless, while some people's houses were smouldering for days

Earthquake of 5.8 magnitude hits Jammu and Kashmir, strong tremors felt in Srinagar, Kishtwar, Doda; 3rd quake in Union Territory in 3 days
India

Earthquake of 5.8 magnitude hits Jammu and Kashmir, strong tremors felt in Srinagar, Kishtwar, Doda; 3rd quake in Union Territory in 3 days

Strong tremors were felt in most parts of the Kashmir Valley, including Srinagar, Kishtwar and Doda districts

Two Hizbul Mujahideen militants killed, 2 security personnel injured in encounter in Srinagar; telecom services barring BSNL snapped in city
India

Two Hizbul Mujahideen militants killed, 2 security personnel injured in encounter in Srinagar; telecom services barring BSNL snapped in city

Two Hizbul Mujahideen militants were killed while a CRPF jawan and a Jammu and Kashmir policeman suffered injuries during an encounter in the city's Nawakadal area on Tuesday, police said.

Coronavirus Outbreak: In Kashmir, health surveys seeking phone numbers, Aadhaar details lead to privacy concerns
India

Coronavirus Outbreak: In Kashmir, health surveys seeking phone numbers, Aadhaar details lead to privacy concerns

Efforts to collect phone numbers and Aadhaar numbers have met with resistance in Kashmir, and there have been several cases of health teams being attacked by people.

Ghazi Haider appointed new Hizbul Mujahideen chief after Riyaz Naikoo's death during Handwara encounter, claim reports
India

Ghazi Haider appointed new Hizbul Mujahideen chief after Riyaz Naikoo's death during Handwara encounter, claim reports

Amid reports that Hizbul Mujahideen has appointed Gazi Haider as its new commander in Jammu and Kashmir, former 15 Corps commander and Defence Intelligence Agency head Lt Gen KJS Dhillon tweeted 'Kitne Ghazi Aaye, Kitne Ghazi Gaye'

Jammu and Kashmir opposes restoration of 4G services in Supreme Court, says right to access internet 'not fundamental right'
India

Jammu and Kashmir opposes restoration of 4G services in Supreme Court, says right to access internet 'not fundamental right'

Right to access the internet is not a fundamental right and the state can curtail the freedom of speech and the right to trade through the internet, the Jammu and Kashmir administration has told the Supreme Court while opposing the restoration of 4G services in the union territory.

J&K Police defend FIRs against 3 scribes, say two were booked for making seditious comments on online, one for instigating violence
India

J&K Police defend FIRs against 3 scribes, say two were booked for making seditious comments on online, one for instigating violence

The Jammu and Kashmir police on Thursday defended filing of cases against three journalists in the valley saying two of them have been booked for making seditious and incendiary comments on social media.

Two militants killed in encounter with security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian district; gun battle still underway
India

Two militants killed in encounter with security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian district; gun battle still underway

Two militants were killed in an encounter with security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian district on Wednesday

SC asks Centre, Jammu and Kashmir to file reply on plea seeking 4G restoration; A-G highlights ‘question of national security’
India

SC asks Centre, Jammu and Kashmir to file reply on plea seeking 4G restoration; A-G highlights ‘question of national security’

The Supreme Court on Tuesday asked the Central government and Jammu and Kashmir administration to file its detailed response on a petition seeking restoration of 4G mobile internet services

Masrat Zahra booked under UAPA: Kashmiri photojournalist's work focussed mostly on women, conflict reporting in Valley
India

Masrat Zahra booked under UAPA: Kashmiri photojournalist's work focussed mostly on women, conflict reporting in Valley

The charges against Masarat Zahra, a woman photojournalist from Kashmir, under the Unlawful (Activites )Prevention, Act have attracted strong criticism from journalists and activists, who have alleged that registering the case amounts to intimidation and silencing of the press.

Coronavirus Outbreak: 65 prisoners, including 22 booked under PSA, in Jammu and Kashmir released to decongest jails
India

Coronavirus Outbreak: 65 prisoners, including 22 booked under PSA, in Jammu and Kashmir released to decongest jails

Sixty-five prisoners, including 22 who were arrested under Public Safety Act (PSA), were released to decongest jails across Jammu and Kashmir in the wake of COVID-19 pandemic

Coronavirus Outbreak: 17 arrested in Srinagar for defying lockdown orders; 106 positive cases reported in Jammu and Kashmir so far
India

Coronavirus Outbreak: 17 arrested in Srinagar for defying lockdown orders; 106 positive cases reported in Jammu and Kashmir so far

Several persons have been arrested across the Valley since the lockdown began as police has warned of strict action against those violating the restrictions imposed by the government in order to prevent the spread of COVID-19

Coronavirus Outbreak: Real Kashmir FC coach David Robertson stranded in Srinagar, wants to tend to ailing mother in Scotland
Sports

Coronavirus Outbreak: Real Kashmir FC coach David Robertson stranded in Srinagar, wants to tend to ailing mother in Scotland

Robertson, his wife Kim, and son Mason, who plays for the club, are stuck in Srinagar since the enforcement of the nationwide lockdown to contain the COVID-19 pandemic and the suspension of international flights